Permanent Night Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sue Hanson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -112020-17578

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Sue Hanson

We are working with a lovely group of practices in the West Midlands that is looking for an experienced and motivated Veterinary Surgeon to join their dedicated night team on a full-time permanent basis. This role is to join our clients' practice in Wolverhampton and would suit a vet with an ECC certificate would be or has an interest in achieving one as the practice will financially support this.

The Practice:

The hospital is a 24/7 small animal practice and the hub of our clients' local branches, offering gold standard clinical and client care. You will have the pleasure of working with a lovely and experienced team of people including certificate holders, veterinary surgeons, new grads, RVN's, ACA's, and receptionists.

The practice offers CT, ultrasound, endoscopy, physio, k-laser, and a wide variety of cases and opportunities both surgically and medically. They are based in the city centre with excellent facilities to commute to and from Birmingham, Telford, Shrewsbury and parts of mid-Wales.

The Role:

This is a sole charge out of hours role working 7 nights on and 7 nights off on a 1 week in 4 rotas, alongside a small team of an RVN, an ACA, and receptionist. The OOH service looks after the group 6 branches plus 13 other local practices. It can get quite busy however there is a duty flat with an opportunity to have some sleep on most shifts as the experienced ACA will be on duty and awake all night. There is room in the hospital kennels area for up to 20 cases at one time although the average is usually 5-10. This is a great opportunity to be involved in interesting emergency cases such as GDV's, Cesareans, Pyometras, surgical investigations as well as medical cases.

The Candidate:

You will be an MRCVS that is on the RCVS register. Our client is looking for a vet with a minimum of 2 years qualified, with a proven record out of hours experience. An ECC certificate would be desirable or interest in achieving one as the practice will financially support this. Good team leadership skills are essential as you will be working in a small team dealing with potentially stressful situations. You must have excellent communication skills and have the ability to deliver good client care during difficult conversations. You must have good organisational skills and be able to prioritise cases.+

The Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary, reflective of experience, with an excellent package that will be discussed in the interview.

Ref: JN -112020-17578

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