Vet Surgeon Job, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Veterinary Surgeon Job - Aberdeen

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job Ref: 13227
  • Posted on November 10th 20172017-11-10
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Veterinary Surgeon Job – Aberdeen

Total package up to £56,000 DOE

Working one in two weekends? Yes, but it is still the most rewarding job in the industry

Let’s be honest, working overnight, weekend and bank holidays as an emergency vet is challenging. We balance this in Aberdeen by having a diverse and varied caseload that will test your clinical and surgical skills.  It is an extremely exciting role at Aberdeen…you’re saving the lives of pets every single day.

Delivering high standards

The Aberdeen veterinary team are motivated by driving clinical excellence and providing pet care at a time when it is needed most.  Being a full time Vet Surgeon at Aberdeen will involve triage, emergency and lifesaving treatment.  No two shifts are ever the same.  If you’re looking for routine operations and daytime hours, this isn’t the job for you.

Great place to work

We don’t ask you to work nights and weekends without making it beneficial 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 could include 6.6 weeks annual leave, pension contributions, professional membership, free holiday accommodation in Arran, 50% discounted staff pet care, death in service of two times annual salary, membership of employee wellbeing programme, company sick pay scheme, company maternity, paternity and adoption pay scheme and 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. 

The local area

The city is mixed with quaint old pubs alongside newer nightlife with a fantastic selection of restaurants and worldwide cuisine.  There is something for everyone in Aberdeen. With easy access to ski slopes in winter and breath-taking walking areas for summer. There is also a good choice of schools and a great variety of out-of-school clubs around the city.

Your Opportunity

We are looking for MRCVS registered veterinary surgeons to relish the diverse caseload that ECC naturally brings, especially during busy nights and weekends.

If you are a Vet who would benefit from a supported route into ECC Vets Now we offer 2 routes - Cutting Edge and AdvantEdge. We would love to speak to you to discuss how these programmes can help you gain your career in ECC.

At Vets Now we are passionate about training and the ongoing 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.


Contact Allison for more information 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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