Roving Veterinary Surgeon Job, Southern England, UK

South East - Vet Surgeon (FTC) - Up to £70,000 DOE pro rata - Southern England

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job Ref: 13545
  • Posted on May 9th 20182018-05-09

Roving Vet Surgeon (Fixed Term Contract)

£70,000 DOE pro rata – three to twelve month contracts available

At Vets Now you can gain exposure to ECC in a variety of clinics.

Being a Roving Veterinary Surgeon for the South East of England is ideal for those who enjoy ECC and the variety it brings. Your shifts in Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Reading, Southampton, Salisbury and Winchester will be a mix of weekday nights, weekends and bank holidays. Covering 12 – 15 shifts a month you will never work more than three shifts in a row.

You’ll never be alone at Vets Now.

Our supportive UK 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 Veterinary teams at Vets Now are motivated by driving clinical excellence and providing pet care at a time when it’s needed most. Being a Vet Surgeon will involve triage, emergency and lifesaving treatment. If you’re looking for routine operations and daytime hours, this isn’t the job for you.

If you are an MRCVS Vet Surgeon who would relish the chance to work in a host of different clinics 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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