Job ID: 11658
Job Title: Equine Veterinary Surgeon
Region: North East
Profession: Veterinary Surgeon
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Ongoing
Job Description: Due to team expansion a position has become available at an RCVs Accredited Equine Clinic in Northumberland.
Our client is looking for an Equine Vet to fill a predominately ambulatory role with a 1 in 5 on call OOH's rota. There is a full equipped clinic facility for work ups with support and collaboration from their experienced team of senior vets and highly supportive nursing team. You will be encouraged to follow your area of interest and fully supported with further clinical development.
The practice is situated in the beautiful rolling Tyne Valley of Northumberland, yet only 20 minutes from Newcastle International Airport, close to the coast as well as the thriving nightlife of Newcastle City Centre. There is truly something for everyone in the Northeast! National parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty within 1.5 hours' drive. The clinic is in a semi-rural area supported by good road networks and infrastructure and serves an area of 35 miles radius across the region.
This is an established first opinion equine practice with a solid referral service supporting surrounding practices with diagnostic imaging including MRI and Scintigraphy alongside an in-house surgical suite. They have an excellent reputation for emergency exploratory laparotomy success. In addition, there are two treatment rooms and a large indoor trot up and lunge area for work ups. The clinic can house up to 10 stabled horses and has qualified EVN’s nurses to assist with inpatient care alongside remote access security cameras on each stable. In addition, the clinic is equipped with DR portable radiographs, ultrasound, gastroscope/endoscopy, dentistry equipment and laser surgical capabilities along with all the usual equipment expected in a large equine facility. They strive for the highest of clinical standards, whilst also providing gold standard customer care.
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic Equine Vet with a good work ethic, and a commitment to providing a high-quality service to the practices well-established loyal client base. They have a good mix of leisure and competition horses to serve along with an increasing population of geriatric companion horses. You will be joining a tight-knit, friendly team who are looking for a colleague who shares their determination to provide well balanced, personal care to their collection of clients and their charges.
Our client is open to applications of all experience levels. They are able to both support a New Grad, as well as encouraging the development of a more experienced Vet.
Included in the package on offer:
A salary in the range of £32,000 - £45,000 DOE
6.6 weeks holiday including Bank Hols (increasing with years’ service)
Discounted pet medication
Supportive & encouraging team environment
RCVS, BEVA and BVA membership fees paid
VDS Cover included
CPD allowance of up to £1750
Social Free Lunch Fridays
Bonus payment for every OOH attendance
Additional day off following an on-call weekend
Career development & progression opportunities