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Permanent Farm Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Haverfordwest

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • End date:

    2020-10-08 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Starting Circa £31,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

    info@recruit4vets.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-12860

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-08

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are working with a veterinary group in Pembrokeshire, South West Wales who are looking to recruit a Farm Veterinary Surgeon on a full-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

This veterinary group offers a wide range of services for farm clients including:

  • Herd health and productivity planning
  • Routine fertility work including data mining for Interherd and CIS users
  • Mastitis investigation
  • Disease outbreak investigation
  • Youngstock checks
  • Lameness prevention and treatment.

At this practice, they care for their client's pets and farm animals providing the best quality service possible. They deal with emergencies, preventative healthcare, and everything in-between.

Surrounded by the stunning scenery of the National Park, in an area rated by National Geographic Traveler magazine as one of the top 2 coastal destinations in the world. So this is a great place to live, work and play!

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent role. Working 1 in 4 weekends and 1 in 5 on-call weeknights. In return, our clients are offering a competitive salary, depending on experience, that includes:

  • A competitive salary of circa £31,000 - £42,000 p/a (DOE)
  • 5 weeks holiday, plus public holidays
  • CPD 5 days paid £2,500 annually, with travel expenses and accommodation allowance.
  • A vehicle with fuel card
  • Professional fees RCVS, VDS, BVA, BCVA

The Candidate:

Our clients are looking for a farm vet to join the vibrant team of six dedicated production animal vets and excellent support staff in independent practice in the heart of Pembrokeshire. The workload is predominantly dairy-based with a good amount of regular routine fertility work, allowing individual vets to form good working relationships with farmers. TB workload is relatively low thanks to a full-time TB tester in the team. There is negligible equine work, with good local specialist equine practices in the locality. The right candidate should have good communications skills, and competent in all farm skills, and a good all-rounder team player.

Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Farm Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: Yes, 1 in 4 weekends

Out of hours: 1 in 5 weeknights

Salary: Competitive salary of £31,000 - £42,000 p/a (DOE)

Ref: JN -102019-12860

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

What happens next:

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Recruit4vets are specialist recruiters for the veterinary industry and act as an employment agency for the supply of permanent staff and an employment business for the supply of locum staff.