Weekend Veterinary Surgeon Job, Ipswich, Suffolk, Southern England, UK

Ipswich - Weekend Vet Surgeon - Up to £51,000 DOE pro rata - Ipswich

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job Ref: 13574
  • Posted on May 21st 20182018-05-21

Weekend Vet Surgeon

Total package up to £51,000 DOE pro rata

Save lives working weekends and bank holidays only at Vets Now Ipswich

Working as an emergency Veterinary Surgeon will expose you to a diverse range of cases that you simply won’t see in general practice. Our Ipswich team see approximately 20 cases per average weekend and this vacancy presents an ideal opportunity for a vet looking to develop and utilise their ECC skills at a reasonable pace and fully imbed any knowledge gained.

Diverse caseload

Being one of our quieter clinics, we’re looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to work alternate weekends, a share of bank holidays/festive shifts and the occasional nightshift to cover holidays. Saturday shift is 1200-1900 and Sunday will be 0830-1900, both sole charge.

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, 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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