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Permanent Night Veterinary Surgeon St Albans Hertfordshire (VETSEEK-1892)

St Albans, Hertfordshire

Veterinary Surgeon

£45,000 - £60,000

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting a permanent Night Veterinary Surgeon to join a small animal hospital in St Albans Hertfordshire

This is a full-time role working 1 week on and 1 week off Monday - Sunday. Equalling 45 hours per week.

This is a 24hr busy Hospital with state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities and technology.

The Vet would be looking after in patients and dealing with emergencies. Previous ECC experience would be advantageous but not essential however the Vet must have a passion for emergency work.

The role is fully supported by the management team and offers excellent opportunities for the Vet to develop their professional knowledge and clinical skill set.

Main responsibilities

  • Provide overnight care to ECC Patients as well as in patients.
  • Delivery a high standard of clinical care to all patients
  • Providing an excellent service to all clients
  • Help develop the business - ensuring the running of the practice effectively and efficiently
  • Working close with the onsite team as well as the wider team across the region.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday - Sunday 7 nights on 7 nights off
  • Weekends: Yes
  • OOH: None
  • Sole Charge: Yes
  • Team: Large Multi Vet Team
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

  • Part of a large group of Multiple practices and Hospitals across the area
  • Forward thinking and professional practice
  • State of the at facilities and equipment
  • Experienced Vet/ RVN team with certificate holding veterinary surgeons
  • Well established with a large client base
  • Practice sees a varied case load - emergency medical cases
  • Supportive veterinary team.
  • All staff are motivated and supported and encouraged to develop their skills and work towards certificates
  • Experienced Nursing team with coaching experience
  • Supportive and friendly practice.
  • 6 monthly staff reviews are offered.
  • Ongoing career opportunities are offered.
  • On street parking


  • You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have a minimum of 1 years' experience
  • You will be passionate and motivated to drive the practice forward
  • You will be looking to develop your medical and surgical skill set
  • You will be happy with sole charge work
  • You will be competent in all areas of routine surgery and medical cases
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills and be able to motivate other team members
  • You will work well within the team alongside other veterinary specialists and clinicians
  • You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare


The practice offers a wide range of surgical, diagnostic, and dental facilities.


  • Salary - 45,000 -60,000 commensurate to experience
  • Career development opportunities
  • Holiday 25 days per annum plus 8 bank holidays and birthday off - holiday entitlement increases with years' service
  • Company Bonus scheme
  • CPD Allowance 1,000 with 5 days off to attend and higher budget courses are also negotiable
  • Additional CPD allowance for clinical coaches
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Health Insurance scheme
  • Staff Discount

Must haves:

RCVS registered and qualified

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Excellent communication skills

1 years' post-grad UK experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

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