Night Veterinary Surgeon – Watford

Job Description

About Us

Building the best place to work in the veterinary industry is creating exceptional opportunities for people like you.

Here, you won’t just be part of the team, you’ll be part of our nationwide family. We’ve built a network of 330 practices with 20 state-of-the-art 24-hour centres that are all home to a family of professionals who provide a high standard of care. You won’t just help to deliver care, you’ll deliver exceptional care for your patients and clients. And you’ll do it all supported by your colleagues and some of the best training and development in the industry.

Join us where we’re building better every day.

The Role

We are seeking a Night Veterinary Surgeon to join our well established hospital in Watford, Hertfordshire.

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!

We are seeking someone with a passion for emergency and critical care and who thrives working at a gold standard in patient and client care. The successful candidate will have experience in emergency surgery such as including splenectomy, C-section and GDV as well as diagnostics.

Salary and hours

Medivet offers outstanding career progression, we encourage growth and development within your role and are truly committed to help our Medivet family members achieve their goals!

This is a permanent full time role, covering an average of 49 hours a week. The shift pattern consists of 7 nights on, 7 nights off (Monday – Sunday) 7pm – 9am – weekends are included in this pattern.

This role offers a total package of up to £62,000 per annum, depending on experience. This includes competitive base plus £10,200 housing allowance, vehicle or £2500 allowance, £1500 CPD allowance + 2 days CPD leave, RCVS, VDS and BVA membership.

Key Accountabilities

Our 24 hour centre in Watford 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 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 7 nights on, 7 nights off rota.

Skills and Experience

  • Ideally holds or studying for an ECC certificate
  • Experience with advanced emergency surgery including splenectomy, C-section and GDV
  • Experience with diagnostics including abdominal and cardiac ultrasound
  • Excellent communication and ability to approach a busy hospital with a calm disposition

The Branch

The Watford region is made up of 19 branches, all of which feed into the 24-hr hospital for out of hour care, the hospital can have up to 20 inpatients a night.

The hospital is well equipped and will soon be home to a new CT machine!

In this role you will working alongside an experienced RVN with access to our on-call rota should you require additional support.

Watford has good transport links from Watford Junction Station, including a direct link to London Euston.

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Job Location

237 St Albans Rd , Watford, WD24 5BP

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