Night Veterinary Surgeon

Dorchester, Dorset
20 Apr 2022
20 May 2022
Contract Type

The role:

Our 24-hour centre in Poole, Dorset is just one of 20 across the country that supports our practice network in the region. Here you’ll find everything you need to deliver exceptional care, from a professional and passionate team to extraordinary facilities, such as high spec ultrasound and a software system that enables truly continuous exceptional care, that’s always there.

As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already be an experienced Night Vet or have experience within ECC, and you are dedicated to delivering outstanding emergency and critical care to your patients. Sharing our values of being trustworthy, caring, and progressive, you’ll also have great communication skills and a confident, can-do approach. Here, you’ll be excited about the bigger development opportunities on offer, alongside an excellent work-life balance that includes working 13 weeks of the year on 7 nights on, 21 nights off rota.

Rewards and Benefits:

Joining our national network of veterinary surgeons at Medivet offers exceptional opportunities for career development while enjoying a very competitive salary package. 

  • - (FTE)
  • - 5 weeks' annual leave 
  • - 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after every 5 years of service)
  • - Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay 
  • - £1,500 CPD Allowance plus 3 days CPD leave (FTE)
  • - RCVS, BVA, and VDS fees paid 
  • - Vehicle allowance 
  • - Accommodation allowance 
  • - Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme 
  • - Access to a wide range of discounts for days out, high street, and on holidays. 
  • - 100% attendance bonus schemes
  • - 1-day' Pet'ernity Leave 

We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 40 miles from your current home address. 

We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.


Poole 24 Hour is one of our newest 24-hour centres but has been providing emergency care to the pets and clients of Poole for over 10 years as Emergency Vet Care (EVC). 

Poole is a fantastic town to live and work with beaches, the New Forest, and Jurassic Coastline all on the doorstep. The town has shops, music, theatre, sport, and entertainment to suit everyone. 

This friendly, professional, and the dedicated out-of-hours team works to incredibly high levels of care and would be a great place to further your career in emergency and critical care.

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