Roving Veterinary Surgeon Job, Southern England, UK

Roving Veterinary Surgeon Job - Southern England

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job Ref: 13208
  • Posted on November 3rd 20172017-11-03
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Roving Veterinary Surgeon Job

£65,000 pro rata - three to twelve month contracts available

Strive to be the best and reach the top of the veterinary profession

Working as an out-of-hours Roving Vet Surgeon isn’t for the faint hearted. The unsocial hours are challenging, the caseload is unique and travelling between clinics is demanding. That’s why we need a certain calibre of surgeon to work for Vets Now - we expect the best and won’t settle for anything less.

Your opportunity

The role will entail working between our Colchester, Witham, Ilford, Harrow and Ipswich clinics. Therefore, we require a MRCVS registered vet that thrives in an ever-changing environment and relishes being mobile. Shifts will vary in duration and the rota pattern features a mixture of weekend days, weekend nights and weekday nights (2:3 weekends).

Stand out from the crowd

Vets Now have revolutionised the way emergency veterinary care is provided. Since 2001, we have grown to become the UK’s leading provider of emergency and critical care, thanks in part to the dedication and clinical excellence of our clinic teams.

Out-of-hours doesn’t necessarily mean out-of-reach

You will fully supported by our District Vet, Principal Vets, nursing experts and clinical support teams in every clinic. Whether it’s sharing best practice or seeking advice on a particularly complex case, you will never be alone at Vets Now.

To find out more about this vacancy, please contact Anne on 01383 841181 or email 

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.


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Our recruitment team are ready and waiting to help with any of your enquries.

call now on: 01383 841181

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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