10 Week Emergency and Critical Care Training Programme Followed by a Full Time Vet Surgeon Job

Vets Now Ltd
58 clinics and 3 hospitals throughout the UK
Up to £55,000 DOE plus benefits
12 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Cutting Edge
Contract Type
Full Time

Cutting Edge – your first step into Emergency and Critical Care

We are looking for Vet Surgeons, with at least six months post-qualification experience, who relish the diverse caseload that ECC naturally brings. We have both full and part time opportunities across our network of 58 clinics and three hospitals in the UK – we’ll be led by you in regards to where you want to work.    

300 hours of free CPD designed and delivered by experts

Designed by ECC diplomate Amanda Boag, Cutting Edge is a comprehensive induction that will equip you with the skills and confidence needed to work sole charge in an emergency environment. The ten week training combines lectures and interactive seminars with practical training and surgery. The next intake of Cutting Edge is 12 August 2019. 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

Develop your skills and confidence with a diverse caseload

The first three weeks of the programme are based in our support office in Scotland. The next four weeks will be spent in a clinic alongside an experienced emergency clinician. As expected with having the largest ECC caseload in Europe, you will experience situations far removed from day practice, ideal for leaning and development. The remaining three weeks are spent back in the support office.

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.

A great place to work

Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we offer a first class benefits and reward package, as well as continued development. We’ll even support you to complete the ECC Cert, if you choose to do so.

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Pension contributions
  • VDS cover
  • Individual Private Health Care Insurance
  • Professional membership fees
  • 50% discounted staff pet care plan
  • Death in service of twice your annual salary
  • Membership of employee wellbeing programme
  • Company sick pay scheme           
  • Company maternity, paternity and adoption pay scheme
  • Your birthday as a day off

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 james.forrester@vets-now.com

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