Night Veterinary Surgeon - 7-on, 14-off
We are seeking a Night Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly and experienced team based at our hospital in Hendon.
This is a permanent full time role, working a shift pattern consists of 7 nights on, 14 nights off (Monday - Sunday), 7pm - 9am. Weekends are included in this pattern.
Hendon is the flagship Medivet centre and is a modern and fully-equipped veterinary surgery. It supports Medivet clinics in all of Northwest London but also the whole of Southern England, with interesting and complicated cases.
We are committed to providing a high quality, good value and honest veterinary service to all pets, both day and night. All our practices share the same software, so you will have access to your patients’ history at all times; case continuity guaranteed!
The ideal candidate will have a passion for emergency and critical care and will thrive on working at gold standard in patient and client care. ECC Certificate holders are preferred but no previous night experience is necessary and we offer the potential to study an ECC certificate, if desired.
Medivet also offers outstanding career progression, including post-graduate study. We are growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within your role and are truly committed to help our Medivet family members achieve their goals!
Skills and experience:
- You must a Veterinary Surgeon who is registered with the RCVS.
- A full drivers license required
- You should have at least 2 years UK (or equivalent) veterinary experience with small animals.
- Night shift experience is desirable but not essential
- You must be confident working sole charge with support staff, with the ability to make sound clinical judgement
- Good communication skills
- Team player
- Comfortable with all routine procedures
Medivet 24 Hour Hendon is a bustling hospital which sees a large volume of emergency cases. It houses an MRI/CT unit and so treats many interesting neurology, medicine, surgical and other cases. The successful candidate will be joining a large team of 7 permanent vets and large volume of mobile and referring vets on any given day, including certificate holders or those currently undertaking a certificate.
They are supported by a dedicated CT/MRI vet and nurse, 10 nurses and 5 care assistants. Additionally, Hendon 24hr is equipped with endoscopy, arthroscopy, digital x-ray, ultrasound, multi-parameter monitors, in-house bloods and much more! The group is also supported by it's own pet blood bank, laboratory as well as other services.