Job ID: 11688
Job Title: Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon
Region: Northern Ireland
County: County Down
Profession: Veterinary Surgeon
Category: Large Animal
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Ongoing
Job Description: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a warm, out-going, passionate, and inspiring Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join the close-knit team at a mixed practice based in the beautiful countryside of South Down, which gives you lots of options for enjoying time away from work.
As a mixed practice, it’s essential you understand the way of life of our client's pet owners and farmers, and you will be given excellent backup and support along the way to achieve this.
The team cohesion is strong and includes locals who know the area and its people. They are passionate about their community, and all work together to ensure that they provide not just a top service, but one catered specifically to their neighbours and clients.
The large animal role is as follows:
Across the year it is largely cattle work – 70% suckler and 30% dairy
Springtime (March-May): 50% sheep, 50% cattle (beef/cattle)
After May, sheep work is very infrequent.
The role sees you work a 1 in 4 OOH rota on the weekends, with a small radius of cover. Monday to Friday you’ll work a 9am-6pm week.
An attractive salary in the range of £35,000 to £45,000 is on offer with a view to becoming part of the practice management team in the future.
Other Benefits include:
6.6 weeks paid holiday including Bank Holidays
Opportunity to buy and sell holidays
£1750 CPD Allowance per annum – more if a certificate holder
HealthShield – wide ranging contributions for health and wellbeing treatments – from dentistry to sports massage
RCVS Membership paid
Two other membership subscriptions
Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
Discounted Veterinary fees
My Benefits – various discounts including retail & gym memberships
Cycle to Work scheme
Company sick pay
Colleague engagement survey
Annual pay reviews
Focus on employee wellbeing
Career progression opportunities.