Vacancy Details

Night Vet / OOH Vet

Permanent Vet in West Sussex

Night Vet vacancy at hospital in West Sussex.

The hospital are looking for a permanent Night Vet and also a Night on a 6 month fixed term contract.

Salary starting from £60,000 - £72,000 depending on experience.

You will be covering 2 hospitals both in West Sussex.

The rota would be 3on 7off 4on 7off, with alternating blocks at each hospital. There is accommodation at both sites.

The hospitals Night Vets work with an experienced RVN all night, plus have the support of a second RVN on a twilight shift until 2am.

Their Vets work out-of-hours at their 24/7 hospitals as part of the Emergency Vet Team. The night vets are expected to constantly uphold clinical excellence and deliver exemplary service to their clients whilst demonstrating an ability to work with their colleagues to cope with the unpredictable nature of the veterinary caseload.

There are no day weekend shifts, the shifts are on a rolling basis and nights only.

Applicants must be RCVS qualified veterinary surgeons, Certificate in ECC an advantage, Minimum of 3 years working in an ECC environment, Coaching or mentoring experience an advantage.

You must have Excellent clinical ECC knowledge, Strong communication and interpersonal skills, Demonstrable leadership capabilities, Proven ability to coach and mentor, Proactive mindset and ability to show initiative, Problem-solving mentality with a solutions-based approach, Ability to work logically under pressure, Confident but aware of limitations, Ambitious and self-motivated. You must also Demonstrate excellent clinical ECC knowledge and skills, Uphold clinical policies, ensuring that SOPs are regularly reviewed and implemented across the clinical team and that all relevant documentation is kept up to date, Maintain operational efficiency and seamless communication between staff, resulting in excellent clinical care of all patients and an ability to cope with the unpredictable nature of the emergency caseload, Assist in implementing and maintaining standards for the RCVS Practice Standards scheme.

Benefits include Annualised hours contract, additional holiday offered/generous holiday entitlement, Professional fees for RCVS and VDS paid, Generous CPD allowance, with certificates supported and funded, Company pension.

If interested please call 01280 850575 or email
West Sussex
South East
  • Accommodation available
  • Night Shifts