Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Borough of Tunbridge Wells, Kent

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Package

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

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  • Job ref:

    JN -022020-14306

  • Published:

    5 months ago

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We are currently working with a client based in the borough of Tunbridge Wells in Kent who is looking to recruit an experienced Equine Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis. The position would be based at our clients' ambulatory practice in Hawkhurst Kent, with clinic facilities located at the Ashford site.

The Practice:

This surgery houses the offices for our clients' vets and support team, with a full range of equine medicines being stocked there along with the portable diagnostic equipment listed below. They are conveniently located and have ample parking facilities situated outside the surgery. Hospitalisation and more involved cases our clients nearby clinic.

They are an RCVS accredited practice and operate a full emergency service, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year provided by the veterinary team.

  • Digital X-ray machine
  • Digital ultrasound machine
  • Digital Video Endoscope
  • Gastroscope
  • Portable shockwave therapy

The Role and Candidate:

This is a full-time permanent role that will include a share of the OOHs rota, with time off in lieu. The full rota and shifts will be discussed at the interview. The role is to join an ambulatory team and would be ideal for a vet 5 years or more qualified with motivation to grow and drive the practice forward.

The duties will be varied with a seasonal variety of work with some AI/stud work, there are visiting specialists to provide back up for as needed.

There is a good range of portable diagnostic equipment including DR, ultrasound, respiratory and gastroscopes, shockwave & motorised dentistry.

The Remuneration Package:

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

  • A competitive salary - reflective of experience
  • Up to 5 weeks holiday with a day off for your birthday
  • Professional membership fees and discount for your own animals
  • Generous CPD allowance encouraged to certificate level
  • Help with relocation costs if required


Role: Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Equine

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: In line with the rota

Out of Hours: In line with the rota

Branch Work: Ambulatory practice

Salary: Excellent Package

Ref: JN -022020-14306

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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