Night Veterinary Surgeon (7 on/14 off)- Part of OOH Team

Location Barnstaple
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Night Vet
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Paul McCay

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC80004
Published: about 1 month ago

Position: OOH Emergency Night Vet

Location: Barnstaple, Devon

Salary: Up to £50k circa (DOE)

Rota: 7 nights on/ 14 nights off

Facility: Modern established Veterinary Hospital

Lloyd & Cowan Veterinary Recruitment are delighted to be representing a Veterinary Hospital based in Barnstaple who are actively recruiting an OOH Emergency Veterinary Surgeon to join a dedicated OOH Team.

The Position:

This role offers an excellent opportunity for a veterinarian passionate about emergency and critical care (ECC) to work in a fully equipped hospital while enjoying a better work-life balance.

The Hospital:

  • Purpose-built Hospital in Barnstaple, that offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical, and dental expertise.

  • The Veterinary Hospital is equipped with cutting-edge technology, providing a stimulating environment for veterinary professionals to grow and excel in their careers.


  • Provide excellent patient care within a varied and interesting caseload.

  • Work a schedule of 7 nights on shift followed by 14 nights off.

  • Collaborate with and be supported by two highly experienced RVNs at all times.

  • Operate within the state-of-the-art Veterinary Hospital, featuring advanced equipment such as digital dental x-ray, ultrasonography, and a CT scanner.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Strong passion for ECC and commitment to delivering high standards of patient care.

  • Motivated, forward-thinking clinician.

  • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary up to £50,000 circa (DOE).

  • Structured support and development of clinical skills.

  • Potential for fully funded ECC certificate.

  • Funded CPD opportunities.

  • RCVS and VDS fees covered.

  • Pension

  • And much more….

For more information or to express your interest in this opportunity send a CV to Paul via the link.