Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Strathaven, South Lanarkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Package

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-13987

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-04-22 00:00:00

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We are currently recruiting on behalf of a long-established mixed practice based in Strathaven area of South Lanarkshire, for an experienced Equine Veterinary Surgeon. You will be joining a friendly team of equine vets that provide a high level of care to a genuinely mixed clientele, with plenty of opportunities to contribute to the effectiveness of the team.

The Practice:

This is a long-established mixed practice that is very proud to have been providing veterinary care since the 1920s and has very strong links with the surrounding community. They have a large multidisciplinary team of experienced, professional and caring staff who can provide routine and emergency care to all Farm, Equine and small animals.

Each department has a dedicated team and the equine service is available 24hrs a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year, providing experienced equine veterinary care for horses, ponies, and donkeys.

The Role and Candidate:

This is a permanent full-time role where you will be working 4.5-day week with scheduled half days. The out of hours is equally shared on a 1 in 4 rotas. They are very well equipped with digital scopes, ultrasound, portable x-ray, and motorized dental rasps. This is a predominantly ambulatory role with onsite stabling and lameness workups.

The routine equine office hours are 8:30- 17:00 Monday to Friday.

The Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering an excellent package that includes:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Regular training
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday and your allowance will increase with your length of service
  • Paid birthday leave
  • Private medical insurance
  • And much, much more

The Summary: 

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Equine

Hours: Full-time, 4.5 days a week

Weekends and OOHS: An equal share of a 1 in 4 rota

Salary: Excellent Package

Ref: JN -012020-13987

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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