Night Veterinary Surgeon

Pool House Veterinary Hospital, Lichfield Hospital
Permanent, Full time
From £60,000 depending on experience

Posted on 14/01/2022

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon (small animal) to join our friendly night team here at the Pool House Veterinary Hospital. Currently our OOH service is shared between our team but at pool house, creating a good work life balance is incredibly important and we decided we could provide a better service by having a dedicated OOH team.
One of our current day vets has started the ball rolling and we are looking to recruit two further vets to allow a 1 week on and 2 week off rota. This could be a perfect opportunity to join our wonderful team at this exciting time at Pool House Veterinary Hospital.


The salary for this role will be from £60,000 per annum, dependent on experience.

About Us

Pool House Veterinary Hospital has the reputation of being a friendly and competent practice that has been based in Lichfield for over a hundred years and are firmly rooted in the local area. Our well-equipped, purpose-built Tier 3 Hospital is based in the leafy outskirts of the Cathedral City and supported by 3 nearby branches. We provide OOH for our own clients and several local practices.

We are kitted out with everything you need to provide fantastic ECC care.

Digital x-ray, high end doppler ultrasound, rigid and flexible endoscopes including laparoscopy equipment, orthopaedic equipment and a comprehensive in-house laboratory.   

Team and Culture

We are a 14 Vet cohesive team including Analgesia/Anaesthesia and ECC certificate holders with other vets working towards surgical and imaging certificates. Crucially we are supported by a fantastic nursing team who always push us to provide the best for our patients.
We are a social bunch and recent staff outings have included bowling, water obstacle courses and several dining excursions!

Applicant Requirements

This position would suit an existing small animal, night Veterinary Surgeon with OOH experience but may be suitable for a Veterinary Surgeon with day experience looking to move into a night position.
Crucially you would be a team player who is keen to provide a fantastic service to our clients and their pets.

Good communication with clients and colleagues is essential to deliver the high level of care we pride ourselves on.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • 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 focused 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.

If this position is of interest to you please get in touch.


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Any questions before applying?

Speak to Gavin Gallagher from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Pool House Veterinary Hospital, Lichfield Hospital

Fosseway Lane, Lichfield, WS13 8JY, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal