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Mixed Veterinary Surgeon - near Bury St Edmunds

Our client is a two centre mixed practice with the large animal side nearly all equine work. One practice is in town and the other is a practice in the country. The current team includes three dedicated small animal vets, two dedicated equine and two mixed vets. The practice do their own small animal orthopaedic work and have a further qualified vet in equine dentistry. The practice have all the usual tools including endoscopes and digital x rays, ultrasound, dental x ray, stables, small animal orthopaedic equipment, paddocks and stocks They do their own out of hours and pride ourselves on our service to our clients.

The position is a mixed role 60% small animal and 40% horses with the odd smallholder animal and rare exotic. The candidate is expected to be competent in most aspects of mixed practice but training can be given if there are some areas where the candidate is less confident. The role is for a full time Vet but the client would consider part time. All candidates would be expected to form part of the OOH rota. The OOH rota is a 1 in 4 weekends (there are always two vets and one nurse on duty) and one night per week.

The client is open to considering candidates with no small animal experience or no equine experience, if they were competent and enthusiastic, as the client can give on the job training. The position would require the candidate to be able to work on their own assisted by a nurse and also work within a team of vets in both sides of the practice. The candidate would be expected to be competent in all the majority of first opinion procedures both surgical and medical preferably in both equine and small animal practice.

For more information on this role or if you would like to apply then please contact [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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