Veterinary Surgeon Jobs, Gillingham, England, UK

Veterinary Surgeon Jobs - Gillingham

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job Ref: 13342
  • Posted on January 2nd 20182018-01-02

Veterinary Surgeon Jobs – Gillingham

Highly competitive salary & benefits package

Looking for flexibility - Emergency and Critical Care doesn’t mean you have to work night shifts

With Gillingham’s new and unique rota patterns you can enjoy the thrill of ECC without working 15-hour night shifts. 

We have created a clinic-specific solution that combines the adrenaline rush of emergency and critical care with the flexibility of working during the day or into the evening. Perfect for those who aren’t night owls, or like having chunks of time off to pursue their own interests outside of work. 

Work only 2 weekends a month? Work 1 week on, 1 week off? At Vets Now Gillingham you can. The choice is yours.

Working as an out-of-hours Vet Surgeon isn’t for the faint hearted. The unpredictable caseload is diverse and the unsocial hours can be challenging. Yet, Vets Now are offering new, sustainable and unique rota patterns. You can work only 2 weekends a month, no night shifts and only 4 bank holiday shifts per year.

Alternatively, if you prefer working in chunks, we can offer you a 1 week on, 1 week off pattern, including 4 bank holidays per year, each shift finishing at midnight.  

Great place to work

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. 

Save pet lives whilst keeping your night times free. 

Diverse and exciting caseload

So let’s review…reduced hours, no full nightshifts, long breaks between shifts, exciting caseload and working with the best and supportive clinicians in the industry. Join the family Now.

If you are a MRCVS registered veterinary surgeon with a solid foundation in general veterinary practice and want to take your career to the next level, contact Allison 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 the option below may be perfect for you. 

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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