Senior Veterinary Surgeon, Jobs, Northern England, Sheffield

Senior Veterinary Surgeon - Principal Allowance - Sheffield

Principal Vet

  • Job Ref: 13269
  • Posted on February 5th 20182018-02-05

Senior Veterinary Surgeon Job – Sheffield

Total package up to £65,000

Sleeper by day, hero by night!

It take a certain calibre of vet surgeon to thrive in the challenging world of emergency and critical care. The unsocial hours aren’t for everyone and the unpredictable caseload can be difficult to navigate. However, it’s exciting and incredibly rewarding…You’re saving lives every single day.

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. We have clinics and hospitals spanning the length of the UK. Our staff work together to share best practice and deliver clinical excellence. As a company, we take pride and integrity in what we do.

Are you ready to lead the next generation?

Our senior staff are clinicians first and foremost. You will keep your own surgical skills on point and mentor and develop your team so that you are all delivering the clinical excellence that Vets Now is known for.

You 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. We are motivated by driving clinical excellence and providing pet care at a time when it’s needed most. Being a vet at Vets Now will involve triage, emergency and lifesaving treatment.

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.  

To find out how you can take your career to the next level with Vets Now contact Jay on 01383 841181 or email 

Apply for this job

Call Jay to talk about the role

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.

Read more about the benefits