Experienced Equine Vet for Busy Practice in Devon


Steph Ward

Our Equine client has been looking after the horses, ponies, and donkeys of North Devon and Cornwall for over 180 years!

This friendly, supportive, eight-Vet equine team with a balanced ‘work-life’ approach seek an enthusiastic colleague to join them on a permanent basis.
You can expect a warm welcome, great support, lots of banter, laughter, and encouragement to work at your best. The team work to high clinical standards with excellent client and patient care, whilst making time to enjoy the stunning local beaches, moors, and countryside which are in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK.

The type of work will be largely based around established pleasure, sport horse, racing, stud client base, ambulatory and clinic-based work.
They have high quality portable equipment, including video gastroscope and endoscopes, two Cuatro Slate Hub DR units, digital ultrasound scanners, and shockwave. Newly refurbished operating theatre and lameness diagnostic facilities. New Leonardo Dual 45 diode laser BEVA approved AI with onsite stocks, stabling, and paddocks.

You will be responsible for your own cases, including work ups at the clinic. You will be working alongside experienced colleagues. Regular clinical club meetings and mentoring. Frequently visited by external specialists in all spheres.

Benefits include:

Remuneration according to experience
Genuine flexible 1 in 8 rota
Part-time / flexible working hours will be considered
6 weeks paid holiday including Bank Holidays
Opportunity to buy and sell holidays
1,750 CPD allowance per annum – more if a certificate holder
HealthShield – wide ranging contributions for health and wellbeing treatments – from dentistry to sports massage
RCVS, BVA Memberships paid plus one other membership subscription
VDS cover

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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