Night Veterinary Surgeon

Location Buckinghamshire
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Night Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £65k +
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SGNVSC
Published: 9 days ago

​We are searching for a confident and experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join a great Hospital night team!

Ideally you will be a capable all-rounder who strives for high clinical standards in general practice and enjoys the challenge of emergency practice and critical care cases.

The role covers all aspects of OOH care including consulting, emergency surgeries and inpatient management, so a level of experience is required (at least 1-2 years in practice). A certificate in ECC, Diagnostic Imaging or Internal Medicine would be advantageous, but not essential.

The night vet is supported by a night nurse (1900 – 0800) and a twilight nurse (1600 – 2300). The night team work seamlessly with the day team, handing over to a dedicated in-patient vet and ward nurse team, ensuring excellent continuity of care. The clinic also covers the OOH cases of 8 small to medium practices, accepting transfers of in-patients and seeing emergency appointments.

  • Salary : £65,000 +

  • 13 Hr nights (1900 – 0800)

  • 7 Days on, 14 days off

  • 5 days CPD minimum with uncapped budget (within reason!)

  • BVA, BSAVA, RCVS, VDS paid memberships

  • Ability to progress clinically and professionally

About the Practice:

The hub of the practice is the purpose-built RCVS Accredited Hospital, which is fitted out with a full range of diagnostic and surgical equipment, allowing the team to work to the highest standards. The 3 branches in the town and surrounding villages funnel in a client base that is well insured and motivated to work up cases. Hospitalised patients are managed to a high level with the support of our committed and talented team of RVNs.

  • Central hospital with 3 branches

  • 10 Day Vets, 3 Night Vets, 15 Day Nurses, 3 Night Nurses, 3 Kennel Assistants, 2 Lab Techs

  • RVN training practice

  • VetGP Advisor practice

  • Merlin practice management software

They cultivate a progressive and supportive attitude to employees’ health and wellbeing, to maximise your job satisfaction whilst protecting their personal life. And, pride themselves on facing the day as a strong and light-hearted team who work together to see everyone over the finish line.

Located in the foot of the Chiltern Hills, Aylesbury Vale is a hearty mix of towns, rural villages, and stunning countryside with direct train links to London, the location offers something for everyone.

What the Hospital offers it Veterinary Surgeons:

  • Clinical freedom of cases, whilst gently guiding towards gold standard care.

  • Clinical support from a friendly and experienced team.

  • No sales-target related pressure.

  • Supported and funded clinical advancement to Certificate level.

  • Respect for private life and time away from the practice.

  • Support from locums where needed, reducing unnecessary strain.

  • Rotas in advance with accommodation of weekend commitments.

Some other Benefits:

  • Membership to Health Shield.

  • Cycle to Work Scheme.

  • A substantial employee discount.

  • Sick pay

  • Free employee parking.

  • Respect, both as an employee and as a human to protect mental and physical health and safeguard personal time.

If you are an all rounder Veterinary Surgeon with an interest in Emergency & Night work - Get in Touch with Sophie today for a chance to join this amazing Team!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. ​If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you. ​

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE