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Equine Emergency Vets

We currently have a vacancy for TWO Out of Hours, Emergency Equine Vets.


2 Equine vets are required to join a fantastic team of 7 vets based on the North Downs in Kent, just an hour from London. 


These are new unique roles that we have been considering for a long time. This special role allows you to have great work-life balance working one week in four, followed by three weeks off. The role involves covering the out of hours service from 4.30pm Friday to 8am the following Friday. You will be fully supported by an experienced hospital team of RVN/SVN, intern veterinary surgeon and on call hospital clinician/surgeon, ensuring all-encompassing care and exceptional customer service. Teamwork and great communication are essential to ensure good case handover.


You will also be provided with the full range of portable diagnostics including wireless DR radiography system, ultrasound and endoscopy suites, in-house laboratory and clinic with full hospital and surgical facilities. 


Our brand-new purpose-built hospital, based on the beautiful North Downs in the middle of the Woodland Trust, is currently being built and we expect to move into these exciting new premises in June 2023. 


You will have the opportunity to use your downtime to locum, undertake further supported certificate study or pursue your own business or hobbies, as well as supplement this role with additional daytime hours at locum rates. 


We offer an extremely attractive package for the right candidate including:


  • Salary £30-40,000+ depending on experience and qualifications

  • Week on 3 week off rota

  • 5 weeks holiday + Bank holidays increasing to 6 weeks with long service (pro rata)

  • Ability to take one 7-week holiday per year 

  • Unlimited CPD to include fully funded certificate and time to study

  • 4x4 work Car, iPhone and iPad

  • Employee Pension scheme

  • Long term potential for the right candidate

  • Generous staff pet discount scheme

  • Subsidised gym membership

  • Employee activities and events

  • Enhanced family-friendly policies including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Income Protection Policy

  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing including Veterinary Health Cashplan and VetPerks employee benefits scheme


We are a proudly independent practice who believe that we provide our clients with the personal family experience whilst striving for clinical excellence. We invest heavily in looking after our team, making it a fun, safe, happy team that support each other. 


If this exciting new role sounds like you can be an equine vet, make a difference to horses and clients but have a great life outside of work, then call Joe or Katie for an informal chat on 01622 737884. To apply, please send your CV to

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