Permanent Night Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £63,000 per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Harriet Noble

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-1028

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


We are currently recruiting on behalf of a friendly independent practice in a Bury. The practice are looking for 2 Permanent Night Veterinary Surgeons to join their team. Due to the amount of emergency work only confident Vets need apply.


The Practice:

Our client is an independent owned small animal, first opinion practice and 24hour emergency hospital, established in the 80's. They are an RCVS approved practice, with a dedicated team of vets, vet nurses and receptionists, all of whom are pet owners themselves and understand your pet is more than just an animal; they are family members. They are very aware of the trust place in them as Vets, and endeavour to treat all clients pets with the utmost care and compassion. They have retained their loyal client base over many years through excellent care and customer service and regular welcome new clients. The facilities include Digital X-ray, ultrasound, endoscope, ECG, incubators, infusion pumps, intensive care, blood pressure monitoring.


The Role:

The role is full-time starting Friday 6.30 pm – 8.30 am for 7 days and then working Saturday 12 - 10 pm then 11 days off.  You will be working with a 2nd Vet until 10 pm all days, with a Nurse assistant, Auxiliary nurse and a Registered Veterinary nurse after 10 pm. You will required to look after all emergencies and inpatients, if it is quiet you will be allowed to sleep in the practice bedroom upstairs.


The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be confident with excellent communication skills. You must be able to work sole charge but enjoy working as part of a team.


In return, the client will be offering a competitive salary of up to £63,000 with benefits including £1500 CPD, VDS Fees paid



Role: Night Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full time 6.30pm – 8.30am for 7 days then Saturday 12-10pm then with 11 days off

Sole charge: Yes after 10pm each day but you will be supported by nurses and assistants

Salary: Up to £63,000 (Dependent on Experience)

Ref: JN -022018-1026


To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.


What happens next: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.

To discuss the role in more details:

Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference JN -022018-1026 when enquiring about this vacancy.


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