Night Veterinary Surgeon- (Chorley)

Location Chorley
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £90k
Contact name: Sophie

Contact email:
Job ref: SG6024
Published: 12 months ago

Calling all night owls!

We at Lloyd & Cowan are delighted to be working with practice who are very excited to announce that following professional feedback and an evaluation of their needs they are looking to expand their Manchester out-of-hours team based at one of their 24-hour centres in this region. This role has been designed from the ground up to offer a flexible, well remunerated package ideal for a prospective night vet looking to make the most of a family friendly work-life balance.

So what is the role?

They are looking to recruit motivated, enthusiastic night vets, they can offer flexible working patterns to suit:

4 nights on 4 nights off - salary package up to £90,000

4 nights on 12 nights off - salary package up to £45,000

These roles will be based at the practice, a fantastic site located on the western side of Manchester in Chorley. The practice is very well equipped with all usual mod cons (digital x-ray, ultrasound, flexible and rigid endoscopy, video otoscopy, full in-house labs, etc) as well as plans to site a CT scanner at this location in the coming 18 months.

It is a 8-9 vet practice with plans to grow in the future, and is supported by an experienced and capable team with numerous on-site certificate holders and links to neighbouring in-region referral units meaning that your cases will be well looked after following the end of your shifts. Support during night shifts will be provided by an experienced RVN team.

This role is intended to be flexible enough to let you maintain a steady working pattern with the option to develop further. They offer their usual benefits such as:

  • £1500 CPD allowance

  • RCVS, VDS, BVA membership) as well as support for certificate work if desired

  • 4 weeks paid sabbatical after five years service

  • Night commission

There will also be the option to develop your surgical skills with support from neighbouring practices if desired and they are exploring the option to incorporate a surgical internship in the future with this role!

Who would this suit?

This role involves sole charge work working exclusively nights and will be suited for someone who ideally has at least 2 years of in-practice experience. Experience working OOH is also obviously desirable! They are looking for caring, committed professionals who take pride in providing exceptional care to their clients.

For more Information or to express your interest in this opportunity send a CV to Sophie via the Link.

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.