About the Job

Reading – Veterinary Surgeon – Weekend

Up to £40ph DOE plus benefits

Make your weekends work at Vets Now

Vets Now Reading is a thriving clinic with an interesting caseload. Whether you are working a second job or looking to get more ECC experience, this is a great opportunity to further your own knowledge and work with a team who are passionate about progressing the world of emergency and critical care.

Build your ECC career around your lifestyle

At Vets Now Reading, we are looking for a Vet Surgeon to join our expanding team working predominantly Weekend Backshifts, making it an ideal position for anyone new to ECC that wants support from a fully staffed, very experienced permanent team.

The hours would be made up of Saturdays 16:00-22:00 and Sundays 10:00-21:00 with the rota pattern consisting of:

  • Week 1: Saturday and Sunday
  • Week 2: Sunday only
  • Week 3: Saturday and Sunday
  • Week 4: Saturday only

Take control of your own career progression

With our excellent training and development opportunities, you will have a platform to thrive in an out of hours environment. Working in this ECC setting you will see a varied caseload which will sharpen and develop your veterinary skills.

We look after you, so you can look after them

At Vets Now we recognise that our people are what makes us. That’s why we are continuing to invest in first class reward and recognition benefits and initiatives.

  • 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
  • 7 weeks pro rata annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Paid volunteering days
  • £1500 CPD allowance plus 35 paid hours pro rata
  • ECC certificate support – financial and paid study leave
  • Access to our Edge programmes
  • 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 programme, AdvantEdge. Designed for experienced Vets who want to refresh or cement their emergency and critical care knowledge and skills, AdvantEdge is available on all contract sizes, large or small.

To be considered for this role, please click apply. To get in touch with Tom in our Talent team to discuss further, please email [email protected] or call 07890897894.