Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Northern Ireland


Steph Ward
Our client are searching for a warm, out-going, passionate, and inspiring Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join their team based in the beautiful countryside of County Down in Northern Ireland.

As a mixed practice, it’s essential you understand the way of life of the pet owners and farmers. You will receive excellent backup and support along the way to achieve this.

The teams cohesion is strong and includes locals who know the area and its people. They are passionate about the local community, and the whole team work together to ensure they provide not just a top service, but one catered specifically to their neighbours and clients.

The large animal role will involve mainly cattle work – 70% suckler and 30% dairy through out the year plus Springtime (March-May): 50% sheep, 50% cattle (beef/cattle), after May, sheep work is very infrequent.
This is a full time role and will see you work Monday to Friday 9am-6pm plus a 1 in 4 OOH rota on the weekends, with a small radius of cover.

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
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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Bright Leaf Recruitment is a recruitment agency specialising in veterinary recruitment. We have been placing exceptional veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in great roles around the United Kingdom, Dubai and Australia since 2010. Our team of expert recruiters have over two decades of experience in the veterinary recruitment industry.