Permanent Equine and Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Equine and Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Keighley, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -062019-11180

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-06-05 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with an independent veterinary practice in Keighley, West Yorkshire that is looking for a full-time Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent basis. Our client is looking for a large animal vet, 95% Equine and 5% Farm animal, they will consider all levels of experience including New Grads.

The Practice: 

The practice has a dedicated team of Vets, Nurses, animal care assistants, and administrators. They have a long-running history of high-quality care for animals across both Yorkshire and Lancashire. 

As a practice, they offer a wide range of services from routine healthcare, x-rays, endoscopy, ultrasound, and emergency medicine through to advanced surgical procedures. Their clients enjoy the convenience of the practice that is open 7 days a week and the reassurance that there is a nurse for in-patients on-site 24 hours a day.

The practice is RCVS Tier 2 (General Practice) accredited for both small animal and equine. This indicates that the practice has passed regular independent inspections by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Their team currently consists of 8 vets and 4 RVNs.

The Role: 

This is a full-time permanent position, for a large animal veterinary surgeon - 95% Equine and 5% Farm.

There is a six week rota Monday-Friday that includes, 2 weeks working 5 days, 3 weeks working 4 days and 1 week working 4.5 days and will include 1:6 full weekends and 1:6 Saturday morning only.

Your daily duties will include ambulatory (up to 75% of your day) and onsite surgery.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary (DOE), CPD and help with specialising in any areas of interest, they are very supportive of individual goals.

The Candidate:

Our client is opening to receiving applications from all levels of experience, including New graduates. They are looking for a vet that has a passion for the role and works well as part of a team. The practice has a family feeling to the team and is wanting to find a vet that will integrate well. Good communication skills with clients and colleagues alike is important.

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Large Animal - 95% Equine / 5% Farm

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1:6 full weekend and 1:6 Saturday only

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Ref: JN -062019-11180

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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