Night Veterinary Surgeon

IVC Evidensia

Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom


£65k (annually)

Vet Surgeon

Aug 8

The Role

A great opportunity is now available for a Night Veterinary Surgeon to join our highly motivated team. The role is primarily focused on gold standard emergency care, providing excellent client service through clear and effective communication with a compassionate approach, whilst always prioritising patient care.

Throughout the night you will work with one of our experienced and dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurses. Communication is key to our success, with our night and day teams working closely together, handing over cases, and collaborating on treatment plans, allowing for a cohesive working environment. 

To give you an idea of shifts, they run from 20:00pm until 8:00am for our night teams. We are flexible however and able and happy to discuss alternative working patterns to suit the right candidate. 


Salary for the role is up to £65.000 per annum depending on experience and working hours/pattern.

About Us

We are a well-established 24-hour practice and a part of a group of five branches serving the Hastings and Bexhill area. We provide out-of-hour emergency care to several practices in the area. Recently refurbished, the clinic is equipped with the full range of diagnostic laboratory equipment, digital x-ray, Doppler ultrasound, endoscopy, and excellent facilities.

East Sussex is an area steeped in history, with beautiful countryside, stunning coastlines, and an abundance of choice within the art, sports, and leisure scenes, with something to suit everyone! We also have the convenience of great links to Brighton, London, and Gatwick airport.

About the Team and Culture

We are seeking new team members who have an innovative attitude and want to be a part of an exciting time of team growth and maintaining our reputable service. We have a team of 25 to 35 talented people across the group, from Veterinary Surgeons, to Registered and Trainee Student Nurses, as well as our Receptionist and Support team function, which complete the team.  

We welcome vets with a range of experience, including those with interests in orthopaedics, exotics, ultrasonography, and emergency care. We have embedded a supportive culture, allowing for investment in our employee’s skill set and specific interests through further study, clinical case exposure and training.

Applicant Requirements

To meet the needs of this specific role we're looking for a clinician with a history of working sole charge, someone confident with all aspects of small-animal emergency work. The perfect candidate will have excellent communication skills, be personable, enthusiastic, energetic, and ready for any given emergency situation.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

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.

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