Mixed Veterinary Surgeon - Norther Ireland


Steph Ward
As a mixed practice nestled in rural South Down, Northern Ireland, it’s essential you understand the way of life of the pet owners and farmers.

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

The role is a large animal bias of 90% and 10% small animal work. The large animal split is as follows:

Across the year it is largely cattle work – 70% suckler and 30% dairy
Springtime (March-May): 50% sheep, 50% cattle (beef/cattle)
After May, sheep work is very infrequent.

The role sees you work a 1 in 4 OOH rota on the weekends, with a small radius of cover. Monday to Friday you’ll work a 9am-6pm week.

An attractive salary in the range of 40,000 to 52,000 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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