About the Job

Part Time Veterinary Surgeon

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

Plus £5,000 relocation allowance

Working out of hours doesn’t mean working all hours

At Vets Now we champion work/life balance and understand how important flexibility is for our people. In Gateshead, the rota will involve working 1800-0000 any night of the week, usually in blocks of four, with occasional weekend days and a fair share of bank holidays. You will work alongside another vet, however, you must be comfortable working sole charge, if required.

What’s in it for you?

Working in our Gateshead clinic, you will be exposed to a diverse private and PDSA cases and will benefit from support by our experienced nursing team and coaching from our Senior Vet, Lisa. You will have access to professional qualifications, progression opportunities and mentoring. Our CPD package is second to none, VDS and RCVS fees are covered, and we will support you in achieving an ECC certificate. Other benefits 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
  • VECCS membership
  • 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]