OOH Veterinary Surgeon- (Leeds)

Location Leeds
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Contact name: Sophie

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SG6056
Published: 11 months ago

We at Lloyd & Cowan are thrilled to be working with a practice who is currently recruiting for a NIGHT OOH VET

  • Good work-life balance

  • Gold standard hospitalisation and Emergency Care

  • Varied & challenging case-load

  • Experienced support team

Would suit a candidate enrolled in, or wanting to enrol in an ECC certificate.

Their practice is at the centre of fifteen referring surgeries providing ECC and referral support. As a RCVS Accredited Hospital and Emergency Service Clinic, patients remain in their care both day and night giving excellent opportunity to follow up on exciting cases. Their day team includes both Medicine and Surgical Certificate holders to support on difficult cases and encourage development of all their vets.

As an advanced practice they would expect their night team to be able to deliver, with support and training:

  • Oesophageal tube placements

  • Nasogastric tube placements

  • Seldinger Chest Drain placements

  • Silicone Abdominal Peritoneal Drains

  • Pig tail urinary catheters


  • Endoscopy 

  • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

  • Urinary catheterisation 

Their practice is well equipped to provide the best Emergency Care with:

Lasercyte haematology
Catalyst Dx including Lactate, T4, NH3, Electrolytes
Transfusion Medicine

Digital Xray and Advanced Ultrasound with Doppler
Flexible video gastroscope
Flexible bronchoscope
Video Otoscope and Rigid scope
Dental Xray with CR7 developer

Multiparameter monitors including ECG/Cap/Temp/SpO2/BP
Doppler BP

Their night team will regularly perform Caesareans, Pyometra, Exploratory Laparotomy with enterotomy and enterectomy. On the Medicine side they see many Addisonian, Ketoacidotic diabetic cases and Severe Pancreatitis cases.

More about the position:

  • 7 nights on (8pm-8am), 14 nights off, work pattern

  • Happy to support vets wanting to locum elsewhere during 14 days off

CPD / Support / Development:

  • Both Surgical and Medicine Certificate Holder in-house support. £1,500 annual allowance.

  • RCVS, VDS, BSAVA, BVA and online CentralCPD annual memberships paid.

  • Inclusion in Hospital Veterinary Clinical Journal Club and Case Discussion Forum In-house training

  • Support with CPD-path development in relation to interests.

  • Certificates encouraged Pension, income protection, life insurance, discount package

If you wish to apply send a CV through the link with a mention of when you will be available for a registration call.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.com

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.