Night Veterinary Surgeon 7/14 –


Dorchester (up to £60000)

Are you seeking a rewarding veterinary role with flexibility? Join this long-established practice in the heart of Dorchester, just a stone’s throw from the stunning Jurassic coast. Renowned for  excellent patient care from recently refurbished premises, operating as a 24-hour center, ensuring continuous care with dedicated teams on-site.

We’re looking for a Night Veterinary Surgeon to join an exceptional team. This role offers a unique work-life balance, with 7 nights on and 14 nights off rotation. With ample time to dedicate to patients and their owners, you’ll play a crucial role in providing top-tier care.

Exciting developments are underway, including the installation of a CT scanner, making us the first practice in the area to offer this advanced diagnostic capability. Our comprehensive facilities include laparoscopy, endoscopy, dental x-ray, ultrasound, and a full lab, among others. Continuous professional development is actively encouraged with opportunities for fully funded certificate studies in various specialties.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Tier 2 visa sponsorship available.
  • Relocation package provided.
  • CPD allowance and 3 days paid CPD leave annually.
  • Payment of RCVS, VDS & BVA fees.
  • Funding for certificate opportunities.
  • 24-hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance program.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave.
  • Leadership training.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Paid sabbatical after five years’ service.
  • Additional paid leave for exceptional attendance.
  • Colleague purchase scheme.
  • Hapibenefits – Discounts on shopping, entertainment, and dining.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Perform surgical procedures and conduct pre and post-operative assessments.
  • Develop treatment plans and provide client education.
  • Utilize diagnostic equipment effectively.
  • Prescribe medication and administer vaccinations.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to support staff.
  • Ensure compliance with ethical standards and policies.
  • Maintain accurate medical records.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • BVetMed or equivalent qualification.
  • RCVS registration.
  • Strong surgical skills and knowledge of anaesthesia protocols.
  • Compassionate care and strong communication skills.
  • Proficiency in diagnostic equipment usage.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively within a team.
  • Critical thinking skills for diagnosis and decision-making.
  • Commitment to ethical veterinary practice.

The practice is led by experienced vets dedicated to delivering top-notch care. There is on offer branch partnership opportunities, allowing you to have ownership while benefiting from support within the wider network (if this is something you are looking for)

If you’re passionate about veterinary care and eager to excel in your field, this is a fantastic opportunity. You will be provided the best equipment and support to help you thrive, recognizing and rewarding your hard work.

Job Category: Others
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dorchester

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