Fixed Term Contract Veterinary Surgeon - Days and Nights

  • Location

    St Helens

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -092020-16328

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Vet Partners

We are working with a well-established and friendly veterinary hospital practice in St Helens Merseyside that is looking to recruit an experienced Veterinary Surgeon on a full-time Fixed Term Contract 12/13 months. This role will cover day and night shifts, where you will work in the hospital and in-branch within the local area.

The Practice:

Our client is based in St.Helens, Merseyside and they have been serving the community’s pets for over 50years. They are a Veterinary Hospital offering care to patients not only locally as their Referral Service treats patients nationally. They are happy to help clients locally with any queries, advice, or support on veterinary services that may be required. They have fully qualified veterinary and nursing staff that offers the highest level of medical and surgical skills from a Veterinary Hospital and Referral Centre in St.Helens.

They also have local branch surgeries for clients' convenience and late-night/weekend opening times to help accommodate their busy lives. Their appointments are for 15 minutes as standard (50% more than other vets), as they believe this provides better quality of care & understanding

The Role:

This role is for a Fixed Term Contract for 12-13 months although there is the possibility that the role could become permanent. In the role you will be working 50% of your time in hospital do consults/theatre, and 50% at branches (most do some surgeries).

You will rotate through OOH night shifts with other 1st vets and the nights may be 1:4, 1:6 depending on the number of vets who will cover nights. After the week of nights, you would have a week off. 

The Candidate:

You will be an experienced and confident Veterinary Surgeon that is comfortable with sole charge and all aspects of Veterinary Care. As the role will involve both consults and operations a vet with all-round experience would be ideal.

The Package:

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary that is reflective of experience and a benefits package that includes:

  • VDS and RCVS paid
  • BSAVA or BVA (one of them) paid
  • 5 weeks holiday per annum
  • Pension
  • Healthshield (rebait some medical costs) all employees.
  • CPD allowance £1500, 5 CPD day shifts
  • Holiday loyalty scheme available with extra holidays after 3 yrs, 5yrs and 7yrs of service. 

Ref: JN -092020-16328

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