Senior Vet Surgeon Job, Canterbury, Southern England, UK, Canterbury

Canterbury - Senior Vet Surgeon - Up to £70,000 DOE - Canterbury

Principal Vet

  • Job Ref: 13607
  • Posted on June 12th 20182018-06-12

Senior Vet Surgeon

Salary package up to £70,000 DOE with a welcome bonus available

Be a mentor and a clinician with Vets Now Canterbury

Our Senior Veterinary Surgeons are leaders. They nurture and support emerging talent and help shape the careers of future generations. If you are a strong clinician that excels as an emergency Vet Surgeon and you take real pride in mentoring and coaching others, we want to hear from you. We understand that one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to work patterns and are open to discussing different rotas for the right candidate.

Be at the forefront of clinical excellence with Vets Now Canterbury

A Senior Vet with Vets Now will have a clear progressive pathway to success. We support our Senior Veterinary Surgeons in pursuing a particular interest of choice and offer exceptional mentoring programmes. We make a real impact on the wider profession by driving clinical research and, by joining the Vets Now family, you will be at the forefront of clinical excellence.

Out of hours doesn’t necessarily mean out of reach

The Canterbury clinic is staffed with a supportive team of Vets and Nurses and features state of the art equipment. The team thrives on a diverse and interesting private caseload of approximately 3,500 cases per year. The wider network of emergency clinics and specialty hospitals work in collaboration to ensure that we can offer the best emergency and critical care in the country. Whether it’s sharing best practice or seeking advice on a particularly complex case, you will never be alone at Vets Now.

What's in it for you?

Recognising hard work is really important to us. Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we offer a first class benefits and rewards package that includes:

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Pension contributions
  • Professional membership fee's
  • Free holiday accommodation in Arran
  • 50% discounted staff pet care plan
  • Death in service of twice your annual salary
  • Membership of employee wellbeing programme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Company maternity, paternity and adoption pay scheme
  • Your birthday as a day off

As well as providing a competitive package of rewards and benefits, we also take pride in celebrating our successes. This includes hosting an annual awards ceremony for those who have exceeded expectations. Clinical staff are also encouraged to attend our annual ECC Congress, the largest in the UK, which features an array of internationally accredited speakers, delegates and exhibitors.

At Vets Now we are passionate about training and the on-going development of our employees. If this vacancy is of interest and you feel you would benefit from a supported route in to our business then one of the options below may be perfect for you.

AdvantEdge: 2 week programme for experienced, talented Vets that will fast track them into a successful emergency role.

Refresh Your Edge: 12 week flexible, distance learning programme aimed at Vets who have maybe had a break in practice and are looking to ease their way into ECC.

If you are an MRCVS Senior Vet Surgeon and want more information on this role, please contact Allison on 01383 841181 or email to discuss this vacancy further.

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Why Work at Vets Now?

Rewards and benefits

As part of the Vets Now team your package will include RCVS membership, EVECCS and IVECCS membership, VDS cover and access to a contributory pension scheme.

Exciting caseload

Working in emergency means no two shifts are the same. You'll see a wide and diverse caseload that will give you the opportunity to use all of your clinical skills.

Owned and run by vets

Vets Now was established by our chairman Richard Dixon, a vet who wanted to help the profession by meeting the growing demand for out-of-hours emergency care. We still put the profession at the heart of everything we do.

Career development

No matter what stage you’re at in your career we’ve got the openings that will help you grow and develop. Whether you want to expand your clinical skills or move into a management role we will support you.

CPD and training

You'll receive a generous CPD allowance and access to one of the most innovative training programmes in the profession. Our team of emergency and critical care specialists shape our clinical training and every year we host the UK’s largest ECC congress.

Working out of hours

We look after our teams, no matter what time of the day or night they work. Working out of hours will give you the opportunity to spend your days doing the things that fit in with your lifestyle.

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