About the Job

Vet Surgeon 

Up to £60,000 DOE plus benefits

A work life less ordinary starts at Vets Now Portsmouth

If you're looking for a rewarding career in a fast-paced but friendly environment then Vets Now Portsmouth is for you. Our ethos is simple – to give people and their pets the care and support they deserve, at the time they need it most and our Vet Surgeons are vital to delivering this ethos.

An exciting, diverse caseload – perfect for learning and development

This opportunity in Portsmouth provides great scope for career development in a supportive and trusted environment. Vets Now have the largest emergency and critical care caseload in Europe so you will see exciting and diverse cases, both private and charity. Our Senior Vet will provide coaching and mentoring and our team of seasoned RVNS will support you. This role involves 1:2 weekends, weekday nights and a share bank holidays. Working 40.5 hours on average per week, the rota pattern is designed to maximise work / life balance. We can also offer a place on our AdvantEdge programme.

AdvantEdge – the next step in your career

At Vets Now we care about the development of our people and that’s why we have introduced AdvantEdge, a two week ECC programme for Vets who possess at least two years post qualification experience in either small animal or mixed practice. It is the perfect gateway to a successful career in ECC.

75 hours of free CPD designed by veterinary experts

The AdvantEdge programme contains a minimum of 75 hours of free CPD designed for Vets by Vets. The lectures and practical sessions are delivered by Advanced Practitioners and experienced emergency clinicians at our training facility in Dunfermline. Topics covered include blood gas analysis, managing shock and neurological emergencies as well as practical sessions on CPR and ultrasound. The programme culminates in a cadaver surgery practical followed by six mentored shifts in clinic. Vets Now cover your accommodation costs and you are paid a full salary whilst on the course. 

We look after you, so you can look after them

Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we offer a first class benefits and reward package, as well as continued development. We’ll even support you to complete the ECC Cert.

•           6.6 weeks annual leave
•           Pension contributions
•           Professional membership fee's
•           Private Health Care Insurance
•           50% discounted staff pet care plan
•           Death in service of twice your annual salary
•           Membership of employee wellbeing programme
•           Company sick pay scheme
•           Company maternity, paternity and adoption pay scheme
•           Your birthday as a day off!

Our clinical staff are also encouraged to attend our annual ECC Congress, the largest in the UK, which features an array of international accredited speakers, delegates and exhibitors.

Please get in touch with James in our Talent team to discuss on 01383 841181 or email [email protected]