Night Veterinary Surgeon (7 days on, 14 days off)

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Night Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £63k + Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Published: 6 months ago

​​Your role and responsibilities

  • Working 7 days on, 14 off

  • 13.5 hour shifts

  • Working with a RVN

  • Seeing all emergencies from their own clinic and 1 other practice only

  • Working up and managing all in patients

  • Salary up to £63,000 (pro-rata where applicable)

Reporting to the Head Vet, you will work from the main 24 hour Hospital. You will practice high standards of service for the clients and care through examination, medical and surgical treatment of their animals. You will provide ongoing support in the provision of excellent patient services and assist in the efficient running of the practice and ensure all communication and clinical protocols are delivered and maintained. There are bedrooms for resting for each overnight staff member.

The team is well-established with a great reputation and puts emphasis on compassionate care and service. Their team is genuinely large with 15 Vets, 30 nursing and 10 admin associates supported by the 2 Clinical Directors, 2 Head Vets, a Clinical Nursing Manager and Practice Manager. They fully encourage further studies with 4 of the Vets currently studying towards a certificate – including surgery, internal medicine and exotics.

They would very much welcome applicants with an ECC certificate!

About the Practice:

The practice was established in 1932, they are a primary care, multi-site practice, focusing on small animals and pets. They have practices in a great location with great transport links and close to an airport!

They provide 24-hour emergency service in their hospital, which is well-equipped to deal with a large range of operations from routine neutering to exploratory laparotomies. The 24-hour site allows exceptional patient care and case follow though, enabled by their internal lab with great testing scope (cortisol, bile acids, blood gases, ionised calcium, in house culture and sensitive testing ect).

Benefits include

  • 5 weeks holiday + birthday leave (paid) (pro rata)

  • Relocation package available

  • On-site staffed laboratory 

  • RCVS & VDS fees paid

  • External CPD funded

  • Extensive free online CPD program

  • Career progression opportunities

  • Staff discount schemes

  • Enhanced sickness pay

  • Enhanced Equal Family leave for birth/adoption

  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

  • Wellness program including:

-              Employee assistance program

-              Eyecare voucher scheme

-              Free annual Flu jab

-              Cycle to work scheme

If you are an experienced vet with an interest in ECC or looking for a night position - Get in Touch with Sophie via APPLY!

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 028 8744 0649.

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.