Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Hertfordshire


Steph Ward
This mixed animal client based near Watford are looking for an Equine Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

Across their 3 practices, they have 4 Equine Veterinary Surgeons, 8-9 Small Animal Veterinary Surgeons, 14 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 6+ Nursing students. There are also 40 support staff. They have Vets with Certificates in Small Animal Medicine, Equine PHD, and CertCHP.

The Equine Practice provides a very personal and professional service. They have extremely friendly colleagues and a reputation for a good, honest ethical established practice. The equine team is fully equipped with an ultrasound scanner, endoscopes, Dremel dental power tools, Dremel hoof power tools, laser, physio machines, practice laboratory and much more. The team also support their local scouts, orchestra, hospice, Macmillan fundraising and sponsor local equine events!

The main duties for this role will include ambulatory equine general practice for example colics, lameness, injuries, medicine, and geriatrics. The role will also include being responsible for your own first opinion cases but there will be support available. There will be travel involved but the locations are fairly local.

The rota involves working 4.5 days per week but this can be flexible. The shifts usually range from 9:00am-6:00pm over 4 days then 9:00am-1:15pm for 1 day a week. The rota does involve out of hours and weekends. The overnight duty is for emergencies only and that will be 1 night per week. The weekend duty is currently 1 in 4 for emergencies only or it could be 3 in 8 if preferred with time off in the week.

The ideal candidate will be a dedicated and professional qualified Equine Veterinary Surgeon who is friendly and delivers the best care to all clients. The team would prefer an experienced Vet, but they are able to support a new graduate. Applicants must have a Full Driver’s License.
Salary will be up to 50,000 + Car

The location of this practice benefits from excellent transport links to London plus their is an area of outstanding natural beauty on the doorstep with the Chilterns.

If this role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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