Every referral and every emergency

Emergency and critical care is a fundamental part of our network, from large multi-disciplinary specialist-led hospitals, and smaller practices offering an advanced-practitioner-led services, to our leading out-of-hours services provided by Vets Now.  We handle the largest emergency caseload in Europe.

Thanks to our extensive network of referral hospitals across Europe, we can offer career development opportunities from advanced practitioner through to specialist. Joining IVC Evidensia means access to incredible opportunities for collaborative working and continual learning.

Be part of our team and discover flexible and well-supported career paths for both vets and nurses in ECC, with IVC Evidensia.


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The UK's leading ECC provider

Our network spans 20 countries and includes the UK’s leading ECC provider, Vets Now. We offer exciting opportunities for vet professionals in out-of-hours and referral services, at all stages of your career. We handle the largest emergency caseload in Europe, treating around 200,000 emergency and critical care cases each year, across our nationwide network of clinics and specialty hospitals.

As the UK’s leading ECC provider, Vets Now is a key part of our ECC offering and is renowned for providing the very best out-of-hours care. You can find a career path tailored to your goals, including varied opportunities for veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses who want to help us provide the best possible animal care while enjoying a flexible work-life balance that fits their career around their lifestyle.

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Join our network in Sweden

Evidensia djursjukvård started in 2012 and is now part of the IVC Evidensia global network. We're proudly home to 1,500+ team members who care for over 500,000 patients per a year.

Evidensia offers care for dogs, cats, exotic animals and horses. At local animal clinics and large specialised animal hospitals throughout Sweden, our patients receive help with preventive health care, primary care, emergency care, advanced surgery and rehabilitation.

Explore opportunities within emergency and critical care with Evidensia djursjukvård.

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Your further learning

We invest in your training and professional development because we understand you want to be supported to continually develop the knowledge and skills relevant to your professional practice. That’s why we provide a generous CPD allowance, plus all the support, coaching and mentoring you could want. 

Everything we do comes back to our skilled and talented teams – which is why we invest so much in developing our people and offering varied career progression opportunities. Whether you want to undertake further advanced learning, clinical certificates, discipline-specific training or are keen to develop the next generation, we can offer it.

Our values

We Care

We care for all animals and our people, we make sure we keep our promises, and treat each other with decency and respect.

We Dare

We dare to innovate, to encourage entrepreneurial thinking, and identify opportunities to succeed in a challenging world.

We Share

We share our knowledge and best practices to make sure our decisions are based on trust, communication, commitment and engagement.

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