About the Job

Vet Surgeon – Cutting Edge Programme

Up to £58,000 DOE plus benefits

Cutting Edge – your first step into Emergency and Critical Care

We are looking for Vet Surgeons with at least six months post-qualification small animal experience  who relish the diverse caseload that ECC naturally brings. We will develop your skills and confidence through our enhanced emergency and critical care training programme, Cutting Edge.

300 hours of CPD designed and delivered by experts

Designed by ECC diplomate Amanda Boag, Cutting Edge is the perfect gateway to a career in emergency and critical care. The ten week training combines lectures and interactive seminars with practical training and surgery which is complimented with mentored work in our clinics. The next intake of Cutting Edge is 2nd March 2020. Topics include but not limited to;

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Blood Smears
  • Emergency Diagnostics
  • Neurological Emergencies
  • Orthopaedic & Spinal Emergencies
  • Practical Ultrasound
  • Suturing Skills
  • Shock and Fluids
  • Toxicology
  • Wound Management

Earn while you learn

We’ll cover your accommodation costs whilst you’re in the support office and you’ll be paid a basic salary while training – you’ll be a Vets Now employee from day one of the course. For the ten week programme, we’ll pay a basic salary of £40,000 per annum. From week 11, your salary will increase and will vary depending on the clinic you choose to work in.

We’ll be led by you regarding where you want to work

We have full time opportunities available in a selection of clinics in southern England;

  • Barton le Clay
  • Canterbury
  • Caterham
  • Colchester
  • Gillingham
  • Hemel Hempstead
  • Portsmouth
  • Southampton
  • Thamesmead

A great place to work

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

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]