Full Time Small Animal Vet - near Belfast


Julie Powell

Our client has a progressive Small Animal RCVS Accredited Hospital with a significant and growing referral caseload. They have excellent surgical, medical, and diagnostic facilities to include in house MRI, CT, Ultrasound and X-ray facilities. They are now looking for a Full Time Small Animal Vet to join them.

The practice is situated in affluent South Belfast, a cosmopolitan, growing city with much to offer both socially and for outdoor enthusiasts. The practice is a busy 1st opinion and referral practice providing excellent care for pets and their clients. The team is led by a team of 10 Veterinary Surgeons, 14 Registered Veterinary Nurses, Animal Nursing Assistants and 12 Support Staff. There is a range of Vets with additional qualifications and certificates and several working towards certificates. The practices greatest resource is the staff - their enthusiasm, experience and ability to work together as a team enables them to provide the highest standards of care.

You will be a dedicated and professional Veterinary Surgeon, you will divide your days between consulting sessions and sessions which involve surgical procedures and diagnostic investigations. The rota will involve working 4 days per week with and 1-half weekend in 6 and 1 full weekend in 6. Our out-of-hours is managed by Vets Now. This position would suit a confident and experienced veterinary surgeon who is proficient in consultations and surgical skills. CPD and post graduate certificates encouraged and funded along with excellent in-house clinical support.

Work-life balance

  • 6.2 weeks annual leave including bank holidays
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing


  • 1,200 per annum or advanced allowance for referral vets
  • Certificate support

Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover


  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care
  • Up to 2,000 relocation allowance

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

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