Veterinary Surgeon – Emergency and Critical Care/Night Role – Hospital Based in London

Location London
Discipline: Clinical
Salary: £37,000 to £50,000
Contact name: Debbie Loding

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Published: about 1 month ago

We have an incredible opportunity for an out of hours Veterinary surgeon to join our clients well-established veterinary hospital based in the South of London.

This role is full time, permanent working a rotation of 5 nights on and 16 nights off.   Candidates will ideally be friendly, hardworking and confident in their abilities.  You should ideally have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and be comfortable discussing treatment plans, finances and cases with both clients and colleagues during handovers and case discussions with the whole clinical team.

This role is fast paced and would lend itself perfectly to an energetic vet with a passion for emergency and critical care who can think on their feet, is comfortable working sole charge and part of a team (you will have a dedicated RVN on shift with you the entire night) and who can keep up within a busy hospital environment at night.  Candidates will ideally have some experience working in a similar practice, however this is not essential.

The hospital itself is first opinion and supports the surrounding branch practices with internal referrals, hospitalisation and emergency care.  It boasts specialists in ophthalmology, orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery, dentistry, dermatology and physiotherapy, allowing them to offer their clients a full range of treatments and care inhouse and ensure continuity of care wherever possible.  It is state of the art, fully equipped with all you could expect from a 24/7 hospital and holds hospital level accreditations from the RCVS as well as Silver Awards from ISFM for their cat friendly clinics.  

Based just southwest of the city centre this location is ideal for anyone who loves the city life and exploring all it has to offer.  With excellent public transport just minutes from your doorstep and both Heathrow and Gatwick Airport just 45 minute’s drive or train journey away, you will never miss an opportunity to travel around the UK or further afield.

•    Annual salary of £37,000 to £50,000 per annum
•    Annual holiday entitlement of 6.6 weeks including bank holidays
•    Annual CPD allowance and 5 days paid CPD leave
•    Private medical insurance
•    Professional membership fees paid
•    Generous Employee discounts
•    VISA Sponsorship available

If you have a passion for ECC/out of hours work and are an enthusiastic and trusted veterinary surgeon searching for a new challenge or your next role in practice, we’d love to hear from you!  

Contact Debbie Loding through or 07384 551799 today.

Please note you must be a qualified Veterinary Nurse and eligible to register with the RCVS to be considered for this role.

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