About the Job

Part Time Veterinary Surgeon

Up to £75,000 DOE pro rata plus benefits

Now for career progression and a commitment to success

Working at Vets Now Reading as a Vet Surgeon, you’ll find a gateway to a wealth of professional qualifications, avenues for progression, as well as dedicated coaching. Our comprehensive CPD package stands unmatched, and we’ll cover VDS and RCVS fees, while we support you in attaining an ECC certificate.

Now for work life balance

Our Senior Vet, Anita, will guide you through the intricacies of emergency work and you will see cases rarely encountered in general practice. Working an average of 22 hours per week, the four-week rolling rota is as follows:

Week 1 – Thursday and Friday 1830-0900

Week 2 – Friday and Saturday 1830-0900

Week 3 – Thursday 1830-0900

Week 4 – Saturday 1200-1900 and Sunday 0830-1900

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 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.