About the Job

Veterinary Surgeon

Up to £75,000 DOE plus benefits

Now for work-life balance at Vets Now Reading

At Vets Now, we understand the significance of maintaining a healthy work-life equilibrium, and this opportunity offers ample room for both honing clinical skills and career advancement whilst ensuring sufficient time for rest and personal pursuits. The full time schedule, averaging 40 hours per week, includes weekday nights, weekend days and nights, as well as a share of bank holidays.

Now for enhanced rewards and benefits

Our comprehensive benefits package encompasses private medical insurance, enhanced sick pay, and an enriched maternity policy, including six months of full pay. We value family-friendly policies, offering paternity and adoption pay schemes, as well as seven weeks of pro rata annual leave. Plus, we celebrate your birthday by granting it as a paid day off.

Now for skill refinement and enhancement

With working in ECC environment, your veterinary skills will undergo refinement and enhancement. We prioritise the ongoing professional growth of our entire team, investing substantially in development initiatives, noting £1,500 CPD allowance plus 35 paid hours pro rata. In Reading, you’ll benefit from dedicated support and coaching, both formally as part of your professional journey and informally through collaboration with our Senior Vet, Anita, and weekly visits from a diplomat surgeon.

Now for the kit

Our host practice boasts a hospital, and cat and rabbit friendly status. On-site, we offer a clinical lab, endoscopy, ultrasound, and digital radiography. We provide separate waiting areas, theatres, and kennels for dogs and cats, ensuring their comfort. Exotics are also catered to with isolated kennels.

Now for innovation

Tailored for experienced Veterinary Surgeons, AdvantEdge offers a power-packed 80 hours of CPD, culminating in an immersive surgical wet lab practical weekend. By blending the programme with our Vet Surgeon role in Reading, you’ll not only unlock the skills needed for success but also step confidently into a thrilling ECC career.

If you’re eager to explore the clinic first-hand before submitting your application, you can arrange a visit with Anita by contacting Anne in our Talent Team through [email protected]

We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including those from diverse and minority groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we encourage candidates with disabilities and health conditions to apply and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.