Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon

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    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £31,000 for a New Grad, raising with exp thereafter

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    about 1 year ago

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We have a fantastic opportunity for a large animal veterinary surgeon to join a lovely mixed practice in the Hereford area. This is a full-time permanent role for a mainly Equine Veterinary Surgeon.

The Practice: 
This independent practice is well-respected, with a loyal client base in the area, offering both Farm and Equine services. They currently have a team of 16 dynamic vets, who offer a wealth of experience. The practice is particularly proud of their team for being friendly, supportive and strong communicators.

The Role: 
This is a full-time position for a large animal vet (Equine + Farm), with a strong emphasis on Equine work.  The ability to be on the Farm animal OOH rota would be preferred but not essential for the right candidate. We currently offer a good range of services and are keen to extend this.   

The out of hours rota involves 1:4 weekends, plus 1 night per week (alternating between first and second on call). Employees enjoy one day off per fortnight as well as a half-day Friday following a weekend on-call.
The Candidate: 
Various levels of experience would be considered; experience would be preferred, though new grads with the right attitude could be considered. You will be a good clinician and also a strong team player; able to communicate well with both team and clients. 

You will be rewarded with an attractive salary, dependent on your experience, plus clinical and client care skills. This starts from £31,000 minimum for new grads and increases generously from there. 

The benefits include £1,500 CPD allowance, 5 days for CPD, paid VDS cover and 20 days initial holiday, increasing to 25 with service. Help with arranging accommodation and/or a car is available if required.

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon
Type: Large animal - Farm and Equine
Hours: Full time
Weekends: 1:4
Out of hours: 1 night/ week
Salary: Competitive, starting from £31,000 for New Grads, raising with experience
Ref: ET/26976

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