Weekend Veterinary Surgeon Job, Colchester, Essex, Southern England, UK

Colchester - Weekend Vet Surgeon - Up to £57,000 DOE pro rata - Colchester

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job Ref: 13570
  • Posted on May 18th 20182018-05-18

Weekend Vet Surgeon

Total package up to £57,000 DOE pro rata

Make a real difference and save lives with Sunday and bank holiday shifts only

Colchester is a busy and successful clinic. We are looking for a registered veterinary surgeon to relish the diverse caseload that an emergency environment naturally brings and work on Sundays and bank holidays. We will work Sunday frequency around the candidate’s commitments and available shift times range from 0800 to 2200 (six or eight hours long). As sole charge is not required, this vacancy presents a perfect opportunity for someone looking to step into an ECC career knowing they will have the full support and reassurance of another vet working alongside them.

Great place to work

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 could include a comprehensive CPD allowance, 6.6 weeks annual leave, pension contributions, professional membership, free holiday accommodation in Arran, 50% discounted staff pet care, death in service of two times annual salary, membership of employee wellbeing programme, company sick pay scheme, company maternity, paternity and adoption pay scheme and your birthday as a day off.

Celebrating our successes

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.

To find out more information about this role and to discuss the hours available, please contact Anne on 01383 841181 or email anne.longmire@vets-now.com 

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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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