Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Paddy Wood

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -092018-6038

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

  • Contact:


We are working with a client with a well established busy practice based north of Wigan in Lancashire that is looking to recruit two Equine Veterinary Surgeons on a full-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

This well established practice deals with diagnostic procedures and have a dedicated ultrasound scanner for soft tissue, e.g tendon & ligament to produce high quality diagnostic images. X-ray facilities are used to detect bony changes. They have 2 endoscopes (long & short)to evaluate the upper respiratory system. Scoping is used to evaluate respiratory noise, nasal discharge, hemorrhages & coughing. They also deal with Dentistry, Lameness Investigations, Artificial Insemination,Frozen Semen & Storage, Farriery.

The Role:

There are two roles available. Both of these are full-time and permanent. The first role would suit an experienced equine vet and the other would suit a less experienced vet (possibly a new graduate). The exact working pattern is to be confirmed together with any out of hours requirements. However, this will include a 1 in 5 weekend rota. You will have an interesting, varied caseload and be joining a busy expanding team in this 6 vet practice.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a friendly and approachable equine vet with a genuine passion for animal welfare and client care. Experienced vets will be confident with routine surgical and medical cases. Newly qualified applicants will be eager to learn and put their theory into practice with the support of this welcoming team. You will be passionate about providing an excellent service and working as part of a highly-skilled team. Enthusiasm and energy are a must, as is a willingness to communicate with colleagues and clients, in the best interests of your patients. You will also have the opportunity to study towards a certificate as this is strongly encouraged. In return our clients’ can offer a competitive package and benefits that include - competitive salary, CPD allowance and exclusive company discounts and rewards


Role: Veterinary Surgeons x 2

Type: Equine

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-Time

Out of hours: to be confirmed

Weekends:1 in 5

Sole charge - Some

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -092018-6038

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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