Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Package (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

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  • Job ref:

    JN -032019-9434

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-11 00:00:00

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We are currently recruiting on behalf of an equine only RCVS accredited practice based near Tunbridge Wells in Kent who are looking for an experienced Equine Vet/Clinical Lead to join their team on a permanent full-time basis. This is an ambulatory role.

The Practice:

The practice is proud to provide the highest quality veterinary care within their modern, well-equipped group of equine practices while valuing the close relationship they have with their clients.

They provide a wide range of services, most of which can be provided at their clients’ yards or premises, or at the clinic where ample parking is available.

The practice has a range of diagnostic facilities including large examination rooms, operating suite, hard surface trot-up and lunging area, stocks for reproductive work and other procedures, digital X-ray machine (clinic-based & portable), digital ultrasound machine, digital video endoscope, gastroscope, portable shockwave therapy, weighing scales, stabling, turnout paddocks and turning areas. 

The Role:

This is a permanent full-time ambulatory role, working 08.30-18.30 with out of hours duties 1 night per week with time off in lieu. Weekends are on a rota of 1 in 5. There is a seasonal variety of work with some AI/stud work and visiting specialists provide back up as and when required. In return, our client is offering a competitive package, commensurate with experience and a commitment to CPD with several current and former Vets holding or enrolled on certificates. They are also happy to assist with relocation costs if required.

The Candidate:

You will be an experienced Equine Vet with strong leadership skills. With a diverse clientele that ranges from international eventers to happy hackers, the ability to relate to a wide range of clients in addition to leading a team of vets is essential. This role provides the opportunity to shape the direction of the practice and mentor a progressive team.


Role: Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon/Clinical Lead

Type: Equine

Hours: Full-time 08.30-18.30

Weekends: 1:5

Out of hours: 1 night per week

Salary: Competitive package commensurate with experience

Ref: JN -032019-9434

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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