Night Vet SurgeonLocation: 36 St Johns Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire Practice: Cromwell Veterinary Group Huntingdon Salary: Up to £60,000 Practice Details
Cromwell Vets are a busy 24-hour first opinion small animal hospital, RCVS accredited, with five branch surgeries and a fabulous physiotherapy/hydrotherapy centre. Our practice has been caring for pets for over 100 years and we pride ourselves on providing the very best care and service for our pets and their owners. We are fortunate to have our tier 3 hospital with excellent facilities and equipment and it is an exciting time to be joining us as we are now primed ready for further growth including a move to a new purpose-built hospital.
Our wonderful Team is at the heart of Cromwell Vets – we are one big family! We enjoy being part of our communities and attend local events to run fun dog shows raising money each year for our chosen charity and encouraging team members to take part. Cromwell Vets also holds regular social events including summer events, impromptu lunchtime barbeques in the summer and the famous annual Christmas party.
Your role and responsibilities
We are looking for a confident, talented and experienced veterinary surgeon to join our friendly, passionate Night team.
You will be joining a very welcoming team that all support each other. All of our Associates are committed to the care of our clients and their pets and we would love to hear from applicants who share the same values. Many of our clinical team hold certificates in medicine, surgery, cardiology, dermatology and diagnostic imaging, with advanced practitioners in medicine and surgery. We are always keen to support professional development and certificates, where possible.
During our night shifts, there are two Vet Surgeons working until midnight, Monday to Friday and a second Vet on call on Saturdays and Sundays. You would also be working alongside two Night Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVN's). This is a great role with fantastic support and a good rota.
4-week rolling rota:
- Week 1: 7 on (5 twilights 4pm-midnight), (2 nights 7pm-8am)
- Week 2: 7 off
- Week 3: 5 on (Nights 7 pm-8am)
- Week 4: 9 off
(This rota includes just 1 weekend in 4)
- CPD allowance of £1,500 (for full-time AND part-time vets) with 5 CPD days per annum (pro-rated for part-time)
- Birthday leave
- Contributory pension scheme
- RCVS and VDS paid
- BSAVA membership
- Over 120 hours+ of additional, in house, free online courses/content.
- Financial support for relocation
Part of an amazing global family
The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.
Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.
Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.
Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.
If you would like to apply for this position or would simply like to discuss in a little more detail – please contact [email protected] or complete the application form below.