Twilight Veterinary Surgeon

Location Leeds
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Night Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £70k DOE
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SGLETWO
Published: about 1 year ago

Love the buzz of ECC but not ready to take the leap into night work sole charge?

Hours: Mon-Sun Twilights 2pm-12, 7 days off, Mon-Fri days (8-7/9-6)

We have an exciting opportunity for you. This twilight vet role would suit vets with a keen interest in ECC who want to explore a busy and rewarding caseload with full support from experienced colleagues. Some experience in practice is required but they could support vets from 12 months post graduation to excel in this role.

  • You will have a passion for ECC and may want to study for a certificate now or in the future. This role offers the opportunity to maintain clinical interests outside of ECC and also work as part of a larger, supportive team.

The twilight shifts involve seeing emergencies as they arrive at the practice, from their own clients and subscriber practices and triaging/hospitalising/managing them as appropriate. There is support to learn and develop in medical approach to cases, imaging and surgical management of these patients. When on days, you will have a varied role with shifts in medicine, surgery, emergency and consulting.  

The shift pattern offers a great work life balance with 7 twilight shifts (2pm-midnight) followed by 7 days off and then Mon-Fri on days


  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave

  • RCVS & VDS fees paid

  • CPD allowance and 4 days each year to attend events plus Linnaeus CPD Programme (including certificate holder level CPD)

  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program

  • Career progression opportunities

  • Staff discount schemes

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced sickness pay

  • Enhanced equal family leave

  • Wellness program including:

About the practice:

The practice is a Tier 3 Hospital based in West Yorkshire, just a short train ride from Leeds with easy access to the beautiful Peak District and the city of York less than 1 hour away. They are a high standard primary care and mid-tier referral hospital with four satellite clinics. 

The facilities and equipment are excellent and include:

  • An amazing team of supportive, dedicated, caring professionals

  • Full imaging suite including Xray, multiple ultrasound scanners, onsite CT and visiting MRI

  • 4 theatres with dedicated surgical nursing team and certificate holder led service

  • Dental suite with X-ray

  • Rigid/flexible endoscopy including laparoscopy

  • Excellent in patient facilities with separate dog/cat/exotic and day/long stay wards plus ICU and onsite lab with dedicated technician (Haem/biochem/coags/EPOC)

  • Separate dog/cat waiting areas and 7 consult rooms

If you are a vet with who loves the buzz of ECC but not ready to take the leap into night work sole charge? - Get in Touch with Sophie Today!

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. ​

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