Permanent Farm Vet and TB Tester

Permanent Farm Vet and TB Tester

  • Location

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Package

  • Contact:

    Anabel Sampson

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -022020-14474

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • End date:

    2020-05-01 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a lovely large animal / equine practice in Derby, Derbyshire that is looking for an experienced Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis. This role will cover Farm work and TB Tester duties.

The Practice: 

Our clients' practice offers high-level equine and farm veterinary services to the local community. They have a fantastic mix of experienced vets and more recent graduates. The team is well qualified (including 1 DBRs, 3 CertAVPs and 2 residents working towards their ECBHM) and they encourage and support further study for all team members. They provide the freedom to independently work up cases and are also lucky to have regular support from the cattle health and production team at the University of Nottingham. They are a teaching practice for final year vet students and evidence-based medicine and herd health is central to what we do.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent role, where you will be working Monday-Friday 08:30-18:00 with an out of hours rota and weekends of 1 in 5 (farm only).

Farm Vet:

This role would suit an inquisitive and proactive farm animal Vet who enjoys an environment of continual learning and sharing that knowledge. A desire to inspire the future generation of vets would be useful as one on one teaching will form part of the role. Your line manager will actively support your development and career progression.

TB Tester:

This role requires a motivated and conscientious person with good communication skills. Alongside our TB administrator, you will be expected to self-manage your diary against pre-booked appointments and geographical requirements; you will also need to be flexible with your working day. Your line manager will actively support your development and career progression.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon knowledge and practical experience of a farm animal caseload plus excellent client communication skills. You will be an RCVS member with a clean current driving licence.

You will have an OV TB (for the TB role) qualification with excellent organisational and communication skills (verbal and written). You must be a team=player that is able to liaise and work alongside all levels of staff.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Farm and TB Tester

Hours: Full-time

Weekend: 1 in 5

OOHs: Yes, on a rota

Sole Charge: Yes

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Package

Ref: JN -022020-14474

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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Call: 01423 701 321



Referral: JN -112018-7855

If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be suitable refer them to us and receive £250 if successful

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