About the Job

Weekend Vet Nurse

9 month fixed-term contract

Up to £17ph DOE plus benefits 

Start the rewarding career you deserve by joining Vets Now

Vets Now have revolutionised the way emergency veterinary care is provided. Since 2001, we have grown to become the UK's leading provider of emergency and critical care, thanks in part to the dedication and clinical excellence of our clinic teams. We have clinics and hospitals spanning the length of the UK. Our staff work together to share best practice and deliver clinical excellence. As a company, we take pride and integrity in what we do.

Develop your ECC career around your lifestyle

Vets Now provides mentoring and coaching from experts in their field that empowers you to drive your career forward and deliver clinical excellence and high standards of pet care at all times. Perhaps you are working in day practice and missing the thrill of emergency cases. Possibly you’re looking to establish yourself in the emergency profession but are unable to commit to full time hours.

Join us for a work life less ordinary

Working weekends at Vets Now offers a solution that overcomes the usual challenges of being an out-of-hours Vet Nurse. You can balance a career with caring for a family, working around another job or studying for an emergency and critical care certificate. This is a great opportunity to work with an established team in our Southampton clinic where your commitment can be as frequent as every Saturday/Sunday or as few as 1 in 4. Working these hours on a permanent contract really gives you the best of both worlds, flexibility and stability. 

We have the flexibility to split the following shifts between multiple candidates, with opportunity to pick up weekend days or weekend nights, as preferred: 

1 in 4 full weekends: Saturday 12 – 1930 // Sunday 0830 – 1930

2 in 4 Sunday night: 1900 – 0900

1 in 4 Saturday night: 1900 – 0900

Our People

Southampton has a well-established and experienced team comprised of Vets, Nurses, Animal Care Assistants and Receptionists. The team prides themselves on delivering high clinical standards and client care. The caseload is challenging, but both rewarding and exciting – with a mix of both private and charity caseload – no two shifts are every the same. 

People are at the heart of what we do, that’s why we take a pioneering approach to people development. We have cemented our commitment to continuous development by heavily investing in CPD, ECC certification and coaching to give our staff the springboard they need to take their career to the next level.

We look after you, so you can look after them

Recognising hard work is really important to us. Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we offer a first class benefits and rewards package that includes:

•  6.6 weeks pro rata annual leave

•  Your birthday as a paid day off

•  Private medical insurance

•  Comprehensive CPD allowance

•  Pension contributions

•  Professional membership fees

•  50% discounted staff pet care

•  Death in service of two times annual salary

•  Membership of employee wellbeing programme

•  Company sick, maternity, paternity and adoption pay schemes

To find out how Vets Now Southampton can take your career to the next level contact Kira on 01383 841181 or email [email protected]