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Veterinary Surgeon

MiNightVet Emergency Care
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary of up to £80,000 pro-rata, depending on hours and experience
Closing date
7 May 2024
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Night Vet required to work a rotation of one week on / two weeks off. We are also open to discussing more flexible ways of working.   

MiNightVet Stoke is a dedicated out-of-hours emergency provider for local veterinary practices. We have 39 small animal out-of-hours MiNightVet practices across the country to ensure 24/7 joined up care.

Each has state-of-the-art facilities and dedicated colleagues working around the clock to ensure patients receive the highest standard of care. We are a great place to work and have a career!..  Some of our incentives include:

  • Salary of up to £80,000 pro-rata depending on experience
  • Joining reward of £5,000
  • Relocation Package up to £5,000
  • The flexibility of an annualised hour contract
  • Once employed, you will have access to our ECCelerate training programme, course designed to help you transition further into your ECC role
  • Tied into a financial agreement with your current employer? Speak to us, we can support you!  
  • Career Development with the ability to offer a move from general practitioner to advanced practitioner to cert holder!
  • With visiting specialists from Orthopaedic to Soft Tissue to Cardiology, we have access to our Groups Support Clinical Hub Network of advanced practitioners to help increase the clinical knowledge of our Vets
  • Vet Oracle our Vet to Vet Telemedicine service
  • Key working groups on initiatives such as Menopause within the workplace and our EDI strategy across our group.
  • As a business we are investing in our facilities and equipment within our MiNight practice, exciting!   

Location: Stoke-on-Trent is one of the most up and coming cities in the UK! In 2022 Stoke topped the list of the best up and coming places to live. Made up of 6 towns, Stoke is situated in Staffordshire, links to Birmingham in the South and Manchester to the North. Prospective home buyers or people renting in the area will appreciate the local amenities and attractions including the amazing Alton Towers theme park (great day out!) Competitive house prices are a big draw to the area. Stoke is classed as one of the most affordable areas of Staffordshire. The M6 Motorway between the midlands and Scottish Border is within easy reach and the A50 connects Stoke with the M1 between London and Leeds. Manchester International Airport is less than 45 minutes away and Birmingham and East Midlands Airport are within an hour's drive too!

You will be a Vet who is confident with working sole charge. With a Nurse on site through the night and access to our OOH Vet network, there is heaps of support available! Once employed, you will be given the opportunity to join our ECCelerate course, The training programme will ensure vets deliver the best possible outcomes for every emergency case that they see, whether the case presents at 2pm or 2am. The aim is that colleagues will be confident enough to deliver great care to emergency cases in a real-life environment with the equipment, and medication that they have available.

We embrace flexible working and shift patterns and would be very happy to discuss a reduced number of nights per month if you are looking for a part time role. Tell us what works for you! To give a guide, for full-time, our OOH Vets work an average of 10 nights per month typically working 7 nights on and 14 nights off with a 1:6 Saturday and Sunday (days) and a Bank Holiday per year. This works out to be an average of 36 hours per week. Our salary range is based in a 40 hour working week.

We are true believers of learning and nurturing our Vet talent therefore structured support and development of clinical skills with the potential for support in gaining a fully funded certificate in ECC is all available.

Our Rewards package includes:

  • Dedicated CPD Allowance and access to a suite of internal courses developed by our in-house learning and development team of Vets and Nurses
  • Certificates supported and funded
  • Free Knowledge Hub offering over 260 courses and 235 webinars covering a variety of clinical and non-clinical topics
  • Wellbeing initiatives including access to over 280 wellbeing champions across our group
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Forward thinking policies including fertility treatment, Pregnancy Loss, extended sick pay, enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave
  • CVS Save as your earn scheme – purchase discounted shares in the company and benefit from the Groups increase in share price over that time!
  • Health cash plans, discounted critical illness cover, 8 weeks' pay to support exceptional life events
  • Practice Bonus Scheme
  • Workplace Pension
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Discounted Gym memberships
  • Cycle to work scheme, tax relief scheme when purchasing bikes
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Discounted Treatment for your Pet

If you feel you have the clinical experience and want to be part of our dedicated night team that will focus on gold standard patient and client care please get in touch!  Fixed Term and Locum options also available if you want to test the waters! Pop in for a cuppa to explore, reach out to Emma at the practice

For an informal chat text or call Lisa on 07901 223 740. Or to apply via our online portal click ‘Apply Now!

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