Permanent Night Veterinary Surgeon - Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -032021-19241

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Night Veterinary Surgeon - Leeds, West Yorkshire

We are working with a small animal practice in Leeds, West Yorkshire, that is looking to recruit a Night Veterinary Surgeon on a permanent basis. You will be joining an existing OOHs team where you will be working 7 nights on / 14 nights off.

The Practice:

Our client offers the latest state-of-the-art equipment, to ensure prompt diagnoses and the most effective treatments. Their purpose-built, modern surgery has been designed to industry-leading standards and has state-of-the-art equipment including in-house operating theatre and laboratory, digital x-ray, purpose-built dental suite, and much more. Their highly trained veterinary surgeons and nurses are kept constantly updated on the latest innovations and protocols. They offer a full range of treatments from health checks to emergency operations and they are always committed to providing exceptional veterinary services. They also have a purpose-built dental suite and cattery and are an ISFM Gold Standard clinic

The Role and Candidate:

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic, passionate, and experienced Veterinary Surgeon to support the existing OOH veterinary team with their complex case-load. This role is Monday - Sunday, with a 1 week on and 2 weeks off work pattern. So if you are looking for a great work/life balance this could be the job for you! 

A typical night team will comprise 1 vet, 1 senior RVN, 2 VCAs, and a receptionist. To be successful in this role, you will be a dynamic and proactive Veterinary Surgeon with solid medical and surgical skills. Experience in ECC and OOH care will be essential. Key to your success will be your ability to embrace all aspects of the role, delivering excellent patient and client care. You will be a strong team player and enjoy the variety the role will bring. If you are keen to develop within your own area of interest, we offer a generous CPD allowance and support Certificate study.

The shift pattern is:

  • 7 nights on, 14 nights off working pattern
  • 77hrs (Mon-Sun), Mon-Thu 8pm-8am; Fri 8pm-9am, Sat 7pm-9am, Sun 7pm-8am
  • Working 13 weeks per annum

The Package:

  • £51,000 annual salary (*includes holiday pay)
  • £1,500 CPD annual allowance
  • Annual online Central-CPD membership paid
  • RCVS, VDS, BSAVA, BVA Memberships paid
  • Income protection, pension, life insurance cover
  • Can offer £8-16K additional shift package (on top of £51K) to work 1 or 2 days per week (during time off) with the vet day team at Birstall, or within other practices in the region.
  • Happy to support vets who want to locum elsewhere during 14 days off

Ref: JN -032021-19241

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