Part Time Veterinary Surgeon Job, Gillingham, England, UK

Part Time Veterinary Surgeon Job - Gillingham

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job Ref: 13438
  • Posted on February 21st 20182018-02-21

Part Time Veterinary Surgeon Job – Gillingham

Total salary package up to £65,000 DOE pro rata

Work only two weeks a month and no night shifts

Nightshifts are usually part of the package when it comes to working out-of-hours. However, Gillingham is unique in offering finishing times no later than midnight. We’re looking for a Vet Surgeon to work a set rota pattern of one week on; one week off. We are open to considering other rota patterns for the right candidate.

Supportive team

Working as an out-of-hours Vet Surgeon isn’t for the faint hearted. The unpredictable caseload is diverse and the unsocial hours can be challenging but with this rota pattern at Gillingham you can get the thrill of ECC while having the ultimate work/life balance. Gillingham is a busy and thriving clinic with a dedicated team striving for clinical excellence. You will be working as an integral part of the team, with support from the nurses, other Vets, receptionists and animal care assistants.

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 the option below may be perfect for you.

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.

This vacancy presents an ideal opportunity for Veterinary Surgeons looking to develop their emergency medicine and surgery skills without committing to a full-time role. 

To find out more information about this role and to discuss the hours available, please contact Allison on 01383 841181 or email

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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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