Senior Veterinary Surgeon Job, Salisbury, England, UK

Senior Veterinary Surgeon Job - Salisbury

Principal Vet

  • Job Ref: 13465
  • Posted on March 13th 20182018-03-13

Senior Veterinary Surgeon Job – Salisbury

Salary package up to £70,000 DOE

Are you ready to lead the next generation?

With Vets Now, a Senior Vet will have a clear progressive pathway to success. From accredited ECC certification support to clinical research studies, we will support you in taking control of your own career development and help nurture your skills. You will also have the ability to shape the careers of emerging talent through coaching and mentoring.

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

You will be based at our Salisbury clinic and be fully supported by our nursing experts and non-clinical team. The wider network of emergency clinics and specialty hospitals work in collaboration to ensure that we can offer the best emergency and critical care in the country. Whether it’s sharing best practice or seeking advice on a particularly complex case, you will never be alone at Vets Now.

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.

Delivering high standards.

The Salisbury veterinary team are passionate, talented and motivated by driving clinical excellence and providing pet care at a time when it’s needed most. Being a Senior Vet Surgeon will involve triage, emergency and lifesaving treatment, as well as coaching and mentoring your Vet team. No two shifts will ever be the same.

Your Opportunity.

Our Salisbury clinic is located in the heart of Salisbury within a lovely market town. Easy access to surrounding areas – Devon/Cornwall, the Coast and London. We are looking for a MRCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon to relish the diverse caseload that ECC naturally brings, especially during busy nights and weekends.

If you’re looking for routine operations and daytime hours, this isn’t the job for you.

To find out how Vets Now Salisbury can take your career to the next level 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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