Night Vet

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Up to £65,000 a year
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Shift and schedule
Weekend availability
Night shift
Rotating shift
Work Settings
Disability confident


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Company pension
Cycle to work scheme
Employee discount
Private medical insurance

Full Job Description

The Role

Mill House Veterinary Surgery is looking for a dedicated Night Vet to join their team. This is a varied role where you will cover emergency cases, working out-of-hours shifts, including weekends on a rotational basis. The working days/ shift pattern is flexible but sole-charge work will be between 10 pm – 8 am. The salary for this role is up to £65,000 plus an uncapped monthly commission/bonus!

About Us

Our practice first opened in King’s Lynn in 1984, moving to our current premises in 1990. Our multi-award-winning small animal Veterinary Hospital is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and we have been accredited as ‘Outstanding’ in all six of the RCVS awards. We are also an ISFM Gold Standard Cat-Friendly practice. Situated just 90 minutes from London with easy transport routes by train, and close to the beautiful North Norfolk Coast, our success reflects our good diagnostic work-up and treatment, communication, and client care. Our high specification of both facilities and equipment help us support professional development including; Storz video endoscopy and otoscopy, laparoscopy, vascular sealing device and harmonic scalpel, digital radiography, a new CT scanner, fully equipped dental suite, colour-flow doppler ultrasound, capnography & ventilators, slit lamp, and in-house laboratory. We have 6 Advanced Practitioners and certificate holders in; Small Animal Medicine, Emergency and Critical Care, Ophthalmology, and Small Animal Surgery, and you will be supported by an experienced and friendly team. We also have 17 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 9 Student Veterinary Nurses, and 16 Support staff. We share expertise day to day in ward rounds, case reflection meetings, and at regular in-house training sessions to ensure excellence in our clinical standards and continual development. We want to enjoy our work and our relationship with our clients and their pets.

Applicant Requirements

The role would be ideal for an ECC cert holder or someone working towards this. If you are a confident Veterinary Surgeon who is looking for a new challenge, no matter your background or experience you will be considered.

Because our employee’s matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from – Work life balance
  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support
  • £1500 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme
Professional Memberships
  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees
  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.