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Twilight Veterinary Surgeon Opportunities Available 

Due to recent growth, we now have some fantastic opportunities available for a Twilight Vet to join our Night Vet team!

  • Shift pattern, (totals less than 40 hours per week);

Week 1: Mon – Fri 5 days on, Sat/Sun off
Week 2: Mon – Sun twilight (2pm – 1am / 3pm–2am)
Week 3: Week off.

  • Assisted by a full night team.
  • Competitive salary up to £60,000 a year depending on experience
  • Plus, bonus scheme

Abbey House Vets was founded in 1977 and has grown rapidly over the years. Abbey House Vets today is a large, busy first opinion and middle tier referral practice in West Yorkshire with four branch sites. We care for small animals and some exotics at our Kippax branch. We see referrals from across Yorkshire and have a fantastic caseload for clinical development. We are passionate about quality, clinical excellence, and patient care. Due to our advanced and varied caseload we can support most professional areas of interest.

Our fantastic 24/7 Tier 3 Hospital has excellent equipment with CT, visiting MRI, 4 theatres, onsite lab, rigid/flexible endoscopy including laparoscopy, ICU, plus lots more! Three of the four branches have operating facilities. Our branch clinics at Kippax and Croft House perform neutering and routine surgical procedures along with x-rays and laboratory tests. All of the clinics have fully stocked dispensaries. We are also proud of our commitment to sustainability and are working towards our iiE Bronze (Investors in the Environment)

We have phenomenal day and night teams here at Abbey House Vets. We have a large Vet team including 7 certificate holders in surgery, oncology, ophthalmology & dermatology. In our night team we have vets studying towards ECC certificates too.

Your role as a Twilight Vet will see you working alongside a Night Vet and you will have the support of a fantastic RVN, SVN and reception team too.
This is a fantastic role for an experienced Night Vet looking for shorter shifts or a veterinary Surgeon looking to build on their Emergency and Critical Care medicine and surgery. We cover OOH’s services for many local practices as well as many referral services, which means your night shift caseload can be exciting and varied. We have a fantastic ICU and Critical Care facilities, and this is a fantastic opportunity for a surgeon with an ECC interest. During your week of day shifts we are happy for you to choose whether you wish to work at our branch sites or hospital. This is a great chance to work on any areas of professional interests that you may have.

The right candidate will be an experienced Vet Surgeon who feels comfortable with all first opinion duties.

What we offer:

  • Generous CPD allowance and 4 days each year to attend events
  • Linnaeus CPD Programme (including certificate holder level and leadership CPD)
  • Pension
  • 6.6 weeks holiday per year & birthday leave day
  • Employee Discounts
  • Specsavers Free Eye Test (and voucher for glasses for VDU use if applicable)
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme with BUPA
  • RCVS Fee Paid
  • VDS cover

Get in touch for more info or to arrange an informal chat charlotte.dean@abbeyvetspets.co.uk