OOH Veterinary Surgeon – 7 on 14 off

Location: Basildon  |  Essex  |  England
Sector: Vets
Consultant: Tom Baker
Job Reference: 36017
Salary: £40000 - £55000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

My client, a thriving small animal surgery in Basildon, has expanded to provide an on-site OOHs service and they are recruiting for full time OOHs veterinary surgeons to join them!

They are conveniently based just off the A13 and benefit from free on-site parking, easy access to the M25, 20 minutes from the seaside and direct trains into London and Southend.

The client like to think of themselves as a friendly, cheerful and progressive practice and the team consists of 6 vets, 6 RVNs, 1 practice manager, 1 finance coordinator and 7 receptionists. They have state of the art equipment including ultrasound and endoscope and they were the first 1 st opinion practice in Essex to get a CT scanner.

Person Specification

They pride themselves on the strong relationships they have built with their clients and patients and they are looking for personable vets who are passionate about providing an excellent service.

The hours will be from 8pm through to 8am and to work on the basis of either a 7 on with 7 off rota or a 7 on with 14 off rota however they are open to some flexibility on this which could be discussed at interview.

Applicant requirements:

  • A Degree in Veterinary Medicine
  • A minimum of 3 years post graduate experience as a Veterinary Surgeon in practice
  • Registered with the RCVS
  • Experience in ECC work would be beneficial but is not essential


In return, they can offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous CPD and support through the study towards a Certificate
  • Enhanced annual leave
  • 7 on and 7 off OR 7 on and 14 off rota – dependent on your requirements
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Exclusive company and high street discounts

Salary £40,000-£55,000 DOE


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