Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-8568

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-01-20 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-04-22 00:00:00

  • Contact:


We are currently recruiting on behalf of a mixed veterinary practice based in the Hexham area who are looking for an Equine Veterinary Surgeon to join their expanding team. This position is full-time, permanent and would suit a vet with at least 1-2 years experience.

The Practice:

Our client provides a professional and comprehensive range of veterinary services to farm managers, horse and pet owners in Northumberland, Tyneside and County Durham. The veterinary practice is divided into equine, farm and small animal departments, each staffed with a caring and dedicated team. They aim to deliver the very best of care to every animal and to every owner at all times. The surgery provides modern hospital style facilities for all species and is permanently staffed for 24-hour care. 

The Role:

This position is full time, working 5 days a week 08.30 -17.00. The weekend rota will be 1 in 5 Saturdays and Sundays - 08.30 - 17.00.

You will be joining a team of 14 vets and 40+ support staff.

In this role, your duties will be consults and surgery with sole charge responsibility, in addition to supporting newly qualified graduates. There will be elements of travel required (20%) when visiting clients.

The Candidate:

You will have a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience and be confident with consults and surgery. You will be able to work as part of a team but also be comfortable with sole charge. You should be self-motivated, professional and hardworking with good customer service skills.

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Equine

Location: Hexham, Northumberland

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-time. 5 days per week - 08.30 - 17.30

Weekends: 1 in 5 Saturdays and Sundays 08.30 - 17.00

Out of hours: None 

Sole charge: Yes 

Salary: Competitive (DOE)

Ref: JN -012019-8568

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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