We are seeking a Night Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly and experienced team at Skeldale Veterinary Centre in Thirsk.
The successful candidate will be responsible for dealing with all out-of-hour care within both the hospital and the surrounding Medivet clinics. Here, you will work alongside a dedicated night nurse, as well as having on-call vets and nurses available should you require additional support during your shift.
As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already be an experienced Night Veterinary Surgeon or have the desire to develop your ECC knowledge and skills. The ideal candidate will have a passion for emergency and critical care and will thrive on working at gold standard in patient and client care. We are seeking someone with at least 2 years small animal veterinary experience, who is comfortable with both routine and emergency procedures. All our practices share the same software, so you will have access to your patients’ history at all times; case continuity guaranteed!
Sharing our values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you’ll also have great communication skills and a confident, can do approach.
The role offers flexible working, giving you an excellent work life balance that includes working 7 nights on, 14 nights off rota.
7 nights on – 14 nights off Annualised Package Below:
Salary package up to £65,000 depending on experience
VDS, RCVS and BVS fees paid
Medivet also offers outstanding career progression, including post-graduate study and partnership. We are growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within your role and are truly committed to help our Medivet family members achieve their goals!
Skills and experience:
You must be a registered Veterinary Surgeon with the RCVS.
You will be confident working sole charge, with the ability to make sound clinical judgement.
Previous night shift experience is desirable but not essential.
The role may suit an ECC Certificate holder or someone who is working towards this - full funding will be given.
Skeldale Veterinary Centre is a thriving practice set in North Yorkshire in the market town of Thirsk. Our practice consists of 4 consult rooms, large operating theatre, digital X-ray room, ultrasound, well-equipped prep area and a large waiting area with a dedicated reception team and night nurse team.
This is a busy branch with a large client base where no two days are like the other. The caseload varies from routine consultations to procedures, with emergency and critical care for our own clients as well as clients from surrounding practices. The branch is well equipped already but has recently undergone refurbishment to gain hospital status including construction of a cat ward, a cat friendly waiting area, and a large meeting room for internal CPD and client evenings. We have a large theatre, dedicated imaging suite, a large prep area, a separate dental/treatment area, four generously proportioned consult rooms and an excellently equipped in-house laboratory.
Relationships are what are important to us - both between our colleagues and to our clients and their pets. We are a historic practice with a rich heritage and we honour that by building strong relationships with each other and our clients, while pushing forward with new techniques and management of cases. We encourage growth in all our staff and opportunities for further education and study are available. The team is dynamic, overflowing with enthusiasm and drive which is contagious and makes everyone strive to achieve their best.
North Yorkshire is a beautiful area, with several world heritage sites on our doorstep, as well as national parks, areas of outstanding natural beauty, National Trust, and English Heritage properties. Yorkshire is perfect for adventure, but also for relaxation with an abundance of fine dining, as well as traditional pub grub nearby.