Veterinary Surgeon, Jobs, Ilford, Essex, Southern England, UK

Ilford - Vet Surgeon - Up to £57,000 DOE - Ilford

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job Ref: 13597
  • Posted on June 4th 20182018-06-04
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Vet Surgeon

Total package up to £57,000 DOE

Make a real difference and work two weekends a month with Vets Now Ilford

Working as an out-of-hours emergency vet is challenging. The caseload is unpredictable and the hours can be unsociable. Yet, Vets Now Ilford can offer the adrenaline rush of ECC with the flexibility of working one in two weekends (45 hours per week). Working as an emergency Vet Surgeon in Ilford will expose you to a diverse range of cases (private and PDSA) that you simply won’t see in general practice. In clinic, you will be fully supported by an expert nursing team and coached by our Senior Veterinary Surgeon.

Be at the forefront of clinical excellence

With a Vet Surgeon role at Vets Now, you can nurture your skills with coaching from our UK network of veterinary experts. We pride ourselves in actively investing in CPD, with clear progression opportunities supported by our inclusive learning culture. We will support our 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.

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 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.

Celebrate success

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.

Cutting Edge: 10 week supported route into a full time role with Vets Now for those looking to start their career in ECC.

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 a MRCVS registered veterinary surgeon with a solid foundation in general veterinary practice, 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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