Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Salary up to £63k plus Relocation Support

Location Fareham
Discipline: Equine Veterinary Surgeon
Contact name: Julie Powell

Contact email: julie@brightleaf.co.uk
Job ref: 6864
Published: 6 months ago
Our client in Retford are looking for an enthusiastic Ambulatory Equine Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis and be hands-on in the veterinary care of a range of horses and ponies, providing both emergency and routine healthcare.

This group of practices have been working in partnership with clients in and around the Retford area in one form or another for over 50 years. Their main practice is located in central Retford and consists of 12 vets and 9 RVNs/SVNs with experience ranging from new graduates to 35+ years.
The Equine department is situated in a separate building and consists of 2 full time and 2 part time vets. This is a close-knit, supportive and friendly team with a strong ethos centred on supporting each other, client care, personal progression and achieving the elusive work life balance.

The team has an excellent client base of largely leisure horses with some competition/reproduction work. A large proportion of clients are insured and relatively low maintenance who appreciate all the hard work of the team as they aim to practice gold standard veterinary care in an ambulatory environment.
The role offers:
•    4.5-day week - same half day every week, working hours 8.30am - 5pm.
•    Wide and varied caseload of first opinion ambulatory work in a mostly leisure/amateur competitor caseload, with a high % of insured animals.
•    OOH rota - 1:4 – 1:6 weekends plus weeknight(s) depending on time of year.
•    Close links with referral hospitals and visiting specialists.
•    Range of modern battery powered kit - DR radiography, endoscope, gastroscope (arriving summer 2022), motorised dentistry, Ultrasound scanner.
•    RCVS, VDS and BEVA membership paid for.
•    Generous CPD allowance and Certificates encouraged.
•    Currently completely ambulatory but plans in place for new premises which should include some clinic facilities.
•    Work vehicle provided.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced, enthusiastic, and ambitious equine veterinary surgeon to join this busy first and second opinion equine department.
•    Previous experience in an Equine role, (Essential);
•    Confident with all day-to-day routine work including castrations and PPEs/vettings (Essential);
•    Interest and experience in lameness work (Essential).
•    Confident with horses of all breeds, shapes, and sizes.
•    Happy to contribute to teaching and back-up of new graduates.
•    Interest in promoting and growing the practice.

Salary of up to £63,000 depending on experience. £5000 welcome bonus (pro rata), and relocation support of £5000.

For more information on this exciting role or to apply, please contact
Juliep@brightleaf.co.uk or call us directly at 01422 433900. At Bright Leaf Recruitment, we are dedicated to assisting skilled Equine Veterinary Surgeons like you in finding the perfect position that matches your passion and expertise.

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