Night Veterinary Surgeon £70K package DOE - Harrogate - North Yorkshire

£70K package DOE - Veterinary Surgeon
Ref: 1001 Date Posted: Monday 19 Mar 2018
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Do you fancy working only ½ of the year – but getting a full year’s salary?

We are currently looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to work nights – 7 nights on, 7 nights off, with an attractive salary plus benefits.  The successful candidate will have a passion for emergency and critical care and will be dedicated to delivering a gold standard of both patient and client care.

Key Details:

  • Hours Monday to Friday: Mix of shifts 
  • Weekends: On an equal rota
  • Computer System: RX Works
  • Sole charge: will be expected at the weekends.
  • OOH: Yes
  • Other: They are interested in your ideas and ensure plenty of client contact during nurse clinics.
  • Free parking


They offer a bright, spacious, air-conditioned veterinary hospital which has state of the art equipment including in-house laboratory,  a newly installed in-house CT machine and digital X-ray, 3 consulting rooms, 2 theatres, and they also a dental referral practice.  

Package & Benefits:

  • Package Salary range: £70,000 DOE
  • Fees: RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid
  • Accommodation: £6,600 depending on location
  • Vehicle or Allowance:  £2500
  • CPD: £1500 per annum plus 3 days off, with extra certificate funding;
  • Further Training: There are a fantastic team of in-house trainers who deliver customer service and communication training, how to handle tricky situations and giving/receiving feedback training – free of charge!
  • Pension: Auto enrolment
  • Holiday: Working life balance is of the utmost importance and offer 5 weeks’ holiday plus Bank Holidays.  Part-time opportunities are available for most roles!
  • Internal Schemes, discounts etc: Every member of staff has access to great discounts for supermarkets, shops, holidays etc (which can be very substantial!); They have their our own staff cost saving scheme for pet treatment, and offer great discounts on pet food. A lot of vets are also on commission, so they actively benefit from the hard work they put into the practice
  • Staff related awards etc: Excellent scheme in place for staff members to accrue points for rewards etc, which can be spent on a variety of goods and services!
  • Career progression: Uniquely, vets will have the opportunity to become their own bosses in their own clinics, with the benefit of working within a large, tried and tested network!  Vastly improved profits through buying power, whilst also enjoy the tight support network clinically, with access to fantastically skilled vets!  Excellent career paths available employees wanting to take a different direction and progress into roles such as Area Managers, College Lecturers, Regional Directors or, becoming part of the Practice Development team – and so much more!

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 2 years’ post-grad UK experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV.  Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

T: 0333 014 7374     

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