About the Job

Veterinary Surgeon

Up to £70,000 DOE and £10,000 recognition bonus pro-rata

Plus £5,000 relocation allowance

A work life less ordinary with Vets Now Gateshead

We are at the forefront of emergency and critical care and working for Vets Now will expose you to a diverse range of private and PDSA cases that you simply won’t see in general practice. At our Gateshead clinic, you will be fully supported by our experienced Senior Vet, Lisa, and will join a team who are passionate about progressing the world of ECC.

Working out of hours doesn’t mean working all hours

Your work/life balance will take priority at Vets Now. Working an average of 40 hours per week on a full-time basis, your rota pattern will involve a mix of weekday nights, weekend days and nights (1:2 rotation), and a share of bank holidays. This opportunity can be on a part time basis.

Great place to work

We offer a first class benefits and rewards package that could include:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Membership of employee wellbeing programme
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity policy including 6 months full pay
  • Family-friendly policies including paternity and adoption pay schemes
  • Seven weeks pro rata annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Paid volunteering days
  • £1,500 CPD allowance plus 35 paid hours pro rata
  • ECC certificate support – financial and paid study leave
  • RCVS fees
  • VECCS membership
  • VDS cover
  • Vets Now For You – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • UK Standard Pension contributions – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Up to 50% discounted staff pet care
  • Death in service of two times annual salary

Give yourself the AdvantEdge

We can also offer a place on our two-week AdvantEdge programme. Designed for experienced Veterinary Surgeons who want to refresh or cement their emergency and critical care knowledge and skills, the two-week programme contains 75 hours of CPD and concludes with a surgical wet lab practical weekend.

If you are interested to learn more about this role and joining the Vets Now Gateshead team, please get in touch with Anne in our Talent team on 07860 404646 or through [email protected]