Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Castle Cary, Somerset

  • Location

    Castle Cary

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Excellent Package

  • Contact:

    Sue Hanson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072021-21624

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Castle Cary, Somerset

Job Title: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Equine

Location: In the Castle Cary area of Somerset

Practice Type: The practice has a strong foundation and presence in the community, having been established for over 100 years. They are a progressive equine practice that believes listening and being approachable are the key elements to their success. 

Team: Their equine vets draw on their broad depth of experience to provide solutions, treatment options and readily advise on the most appropriate management of each individual case. Their equine vets are always keen to take on challenges, explore new methods, techniques, and treatments for the benefit of horses. They believe communication is essential in the vet/horse owner relationship.

Duties: This is an ambulatory equine vet role with purpose-built facilities to work up cases. A cross-section of horses and a range of veterinary skills. Reproduction, lameness as well as the usual routine work. 

Hours: This is a full-time position working 4.5 days per week 8.30 am - 6.30 pm. OOH rota is 1:6 weeknights and weekends

Sole Charge: None

Salary and Benefits: They offer a competitive salary dependent on experience, and benefits that include:

  • 5 weeks paid holiday, not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  •  VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service-based holiday entitlement increases
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • Plus much, much more

Skills/Exp: Understanding the emotional, time, and financial commitment of horse ownership at all levels of interest and competition. Therefore, the advice and treatment you offer will be a product of veterinary knowledge and personal experience.  Our client really does believe that their team is their greatest asset and they are therefore looking for a passionate, forward-thinking, and driven Vet to join their close-knit team. You will have a solid foundation in routine equine work and a desire to build long-lasting relationships with clients.

Ref: JN -072021-21624

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