Night Veterinary Surgeon - Medivet Dorchester 24 Hour 7 on 14 off

Dorchester, Dorset
A competitive package of up to £55,000, depending on your experience
06 Jun 2022
06 Jul 2022
Contract Type

We are looking for a Night Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly and experienced team in Dorchester. 

Medivet 24 Hour Dorchester (Southfield Veterinary Centre) is a modern and well-equipped veterinary surgery in Dorset. We are committed to providing a high quality, good value and honest veterinary service to all pets, both day and night. 

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. This role offers the potential to study an ECC certificate, if desired. 

This is a permanent full time role, the shift pattern consists of 7 nights on 14 nights off, (Monday - Sunday), 6.45pm for patient handover - 9am. 

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!

Salary & Benefits

A competitive package of up to £55,000, depending on your experience

Attractive shift pattern

Pro-rata accommodation allowance

Pro-rata vehicle allowance

5 weeks paid annual leave

Pro-rata £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days’ CPD leave and in-house CPD training

VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid

Fantastic career progression and opportunities

Colleague of the month awards, great mental health and wellbeing support, plus many more benefits available!

Skills and experience:

You must be a registered Veterinary Surgeon with the RCVS.

You must be confident working sole charge, with the ability to make sound clinical judgement.

Night shift experience is desirable but not essential.


Medivet 24 Hour Dorchester (Southfield Veterinary Centre) is based in the town centre, which offers many places to eat and shop, and is a short drive from the Jurassic Coast, Purbecks and New Forest National Park. 

The practice is equipped with the latest technology including laboratory, endoscopy, laparoscopy, digital X-ray and ultrasound. Our dedicated and highly skilled night nursing team will support you throughout your shift.

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