Permanent ECC Night Veterinary Surgeon - Gateshead
Role: Permanent ECC Night Veterinary Surgeon
Type: Small Animal
Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Practice: Small Animal
Team: 12 daytime Vets, 2 night-time Vets, 16 VN's, and 6 Nursing Assistants.
Facilities: The hospital is very well equipped, with dedicated and advanced surgical and medical facilities and equipment. They have a wealth of ECC essentials, including a comprehensively equipped laboratory, on-site and a very good working relationship with other local OOH providers, the Pet Blood Bank, and work with several local charities.
Hours: A night shift begins with a handover from the daytime hospital vet at 6 pm and ends with a handover the following day at 6.45 am. The rota is 7-nights on, 7-nights off
Duties: While the caseload is variable, a private bedroom and bathroom are provided for the ECC vet and this is very much a sleeping shift. The RVNs handle client calls, triage, and the majority of patient care through the night.
WE: Yes, in line with the rota
OOHs: This is an overnight role
Sole Charge: Experience in sole-charge ECC work would be an asset.
Applicant Requirements: The ideal candidate will be an RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon with at least 3 years of experience in small animal clinical work and be confident in dealing with emergency medical and surgical cases. They would also welcome applications from existing certificate-holders or those working towards an advanced qualification.
Salary: Up to £60,000 p/a (DOE)
• 5 weeks paid holiday, not including bank holidays
• 5 days paid CPD leave
• £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
• Private Medical Insurance
• VDS Membership paid
• BVA Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• VDS cover
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, and surrogacy pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• And much, much more
Ref: JN -072021-21433
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