Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Pickering, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-02-04 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2020-04-03 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    £36,000-£38,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -122018-8185

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


We are currently recruiting a Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon for a mixed practice in Pickering, North Yorkshire

The Practice:

Our client is a true independent mixed practice on a beautiful town of Pickering in North Yorkshire. They have a large team of 9 vets, 10 nurses plus support staff. They offer a full service of Small Animal Veterinary Surgery including Dental checks, treatments, and x-rays, Chronic pain clinics including Acupuncture, Herbal medicine, Onsite physiotherapist clinics, 24-hour emergency service run by their own team and onsite X-ray machine. On the farm side, they cover Beef, Dairy, Sheep, and Horses. Their beef clients include pedigree breeders, commercial suckler herds and fattening units. They have close links with the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board, the organisation for beef and lamb levy payers in England, part of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). They also hold farmer meetings on a regular basis. Their Dairy service includes Full herd health planning Investigations into lameness, scour, abortion and other issues, Rumen healthcare visits, Mobility, and BCS scoring, Advice on infectious disease control, Help with accreditation schemes. They also have In-house blood analysis and can test for calcium, magnesium and phosphorous levels, biochemistry profiles for the sick cow, hematology profiles and Ketosis testing.

The Role:

Our client is extremely flexible with this role both in term of mix and rota. Ideally, they are looking for 4 days a week but this is negotiable. If a candidate has a preference towards Farm, Equine or Small that will also be accommodated but the candidate must be able to cover all three in some form. The working week is 1 long shift 8:30am-7pm + Oncall that night followed by 3 short shifts 8:30am-5pm. Weekends are on a 1:4 rota and consist of on-call Friday/Saturday/Sunday evening with Saturday morning consult's 9:30am-12pm. On-call is supported by another vet at all times. There is Sole Charge when on call but always supported by another vet via phone.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a vet with a minimum 3-4 years experience with who is capable of operating on SA & LA, including a basic level of workups. An interest in Orthopaedics would be desirable but not essential. The ideal candidate will be outgoing and friendly, sociable with ambition and being a team player is a must. In return, our client is offering a salary of between £36,000-£38,000 DOE plus house, car and other benefits.


Role: Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Mixed

Start: ASAP

Hours: 4 days a week (negotiable)

Weekends: Yes

Out of hours: Yes

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: £36,000-£38,000 + House+Car+ Benefits

Ref: JN -122018-8185

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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