We are on the lookout for a Night Veterinary Surgeon to join a dynamic team. You'll have the exciting opportunity to cover an out-of-hours service for both small and farm animals, working alongside an experienced Night RVN. Rest assured, the nurse will handle triage and contact you when needed.
If you’re an experienced, friendly, and enthusiastic vet who thrives in sole charge situations then you might be a perfect fit for this position! You’ll need to have excellent communication skills with clients and colleagues and share a passion for delivering outstanding client and patient care. Your responsibilities will include attending to urgent and emergency cases during out-of-hours shifts, as well as providing further workup and care for inpatients overnight. With confidence in handling OOH emergencies and critical care cases, you'll also be well-versed in farm emergency procedures such as lambing, calving, caesarean, prolapse, and down cow cases.
What's on offer?
- A competitive salary of up to £63,000 (pro rata), depending on your experience
- Welcome bonus of up to £5000 (pro rata)
- Relocation support of up to £5000
- Flexibility to create a role that fits your personal circumstances
Work / life balance made easy!
This out-of-hours service operates from 6pm to 8.30am Monday to Friday, and from 12pm Saturday until 8.30am Monday on weekends. With a convenient 7 on 7 off rota pattern, you'll have the flexibility to create working patterns that align with your lifestyle. Whether you want to balance school holidays, navigate the school runs, or find that perfect home-work equilibrium, we're here to support you with flexible working hours.
A Little More about the Practice:
This practice has been serving clients in and around the area for over 50 years. They cater to farm and small animal clients, as well as wildlife parks and equine clients. The clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including ultrasound with Doppler and ECG, digital DR X-ray, dental X-ray, video endoscopy, and a full internal lab. Their commitment to delivering exceptional service and care to clients and their pets is unwavering.
The team consists of 13 vets (including a certificate holder in small animal medicine), 10 RVNs, and 2 SVNs, with a range of experience from new graduates to seasoned professionals with 29 years under their belts. Alongside their fantastic support staff, they foster a welcoming and friendly environment where teamwork is paramount. They even have a dedicated mental health first aider to ensure the well-being of the team.
Because our employee’s matter
• 6.6 weeks annual leave
• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
• Your birthday as a paid day off
• Private medical insurance
• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Cycle to Work scheme
• £1,500 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
• BVA membership
• VDS cover
• RCVS fees
• Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
• Discounted staff pet care
If you are an exereicned vet with both small and farm animals looking for a night position- Get in Touch with Sophie Today for more information and to avoid missing out on this niche role!