Night Veterinary Surgeon - 24 hour Horsford

  • Location Horsford, Norwich
  • Salary Salary package of £45,000 - £55,000 depending on experience
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • VET00936
  • Closing date 13th Aug 2021

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The role:

We are seeking a Night Vet to join our friendly and experienced team in our new 24 hour Horsford practice in Norwich.

The successful candidate will be responsible for dealing with all out-of-hour care within both the hospital and the surrounding Medivet clinics. Here, you will work alongside a dedicated night nurse, as well as having on-call vets and nurses available should you require additional support during your shift.

As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already be an experienced Night Vet or have the desire to develop your ECC knowledge and skills. 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. We are seeking someone with at least 2 years small animal veterinary experience, comfortable with routine and emergency procedures. All our practices share the same software, so you will have access to your patients’ history at all times; case continuity guaranteed!

Sharing our values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you’ll also have great communication skills and a confident, can do approach.

The role offers flexible working, giving you an excellent work life balance that includes working 7 nights on, 14 nights off rota (please note we would also consider 7 nights on, 21 nights off working pattern on a pro rata basis) .

7 nights on – 14 nights off Annualised Package Below:

Salary package of £45,000 - £55,000 depending on experience

CPD allowance with CPD leave

VDS, RCVS and BVS fees paid

You will also receive commission based on the work carried out by you.

Medivet also offers outstanding career progression, including post-graduate study and partnership. 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 be a registered Veterinary Surgeon with the RCVS.

This role may suit an ECC Certificate holder or someone who is working towards this - full funding will be given.

You must be confident working sole charge, with the ability to make sound clinical judgement. Night shift experience is desirable but not essential.

A knowledge or interest in exotic species would also be an advantage.

Branch:

Come and join the rapidly expanding team at our new 24 hour hospital in Norwich.

This is an amazing fully equipped facility with a team of 8 day vets. We will soon be joined by an RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Soft Tissue surgery who will provide expert surgical back up.

Medivet Horsford is set in a spacious practice that comes fully equipped with separate dog, cat & exotics wards, endoscopy, digital x-ray, dental x-ray and holds a cat friendly status. Along with our expertise in all furry creatures, we have a special interest in the treatment of exotic pets, making us the best local all-rounder to support your pet’s health. Our specialist equipment enables us to provide a high standard of care for all our patients, including smaller ultrasound probes, endoscopy systems, a dedicated exotics ward and special dentistry equipment and instruments for smaller patients.

The practice is situated just outside the beautiful city of Norwich, offering a wealth of historic buildings, one of the finest Cathedrals in England and a magnificent castle overlooking the City. The countryside is on our doorstep and we are a stone’s throw away from the Norfolk Broads and the Norfolk Coastline, giving you the perfect opportunity to explore.

Apply today to become part of our family.

Progress your career with Medivet

Development is at the heart of everything we do. We have a wealth of opportunities for veterinary professionals to pursue their interests, develop their clinical and business skills, and take their careers in whichever directions they choose.

Why join us?

We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

How we work

Medivet is a family of passionate, supportive and thoughtful veterinary professionals. We work as one team to support each other, grow the business, and make sure every pet receives the very best care.

Meet some of our people

Learn more about life at Medivet from colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Megan Jones

Deputy Head Nurse

“I branched out to other companies, but returned to Medivet having not found the same family community elsewhere.”

Jerry Dunne

Branch Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

“I thought I was going to stay for two years and move on to the next job but I fell in love with the team and the spirit of everything.”

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