Small Animal Vet for Mixed Practice on the Isle of Man - Accommodation and Car provided


Julie Powell
Our client is a well-established, mixed practice with 3 branches on the Isle of Man. The main clinic is in Douglas, with branches nearby. They currently have 7 vets and an excellent team of nurses and reception staff to support the team.
As this is a mixed practice the team have a range of skills, some are true mixed vets, others are 100% small animal. The practice have fantastic equipment, including in house Idexx lab equipment, ultrasound and digital x-ray.

The Isle of Man is a unique place and has lots to offer whatever your interests. There is plenty to see and do, from mountain biking and coastal walks, to lots of restaurants and pubs, a food & drink festival, agricultural shows and of course, the famous TT races. The maximum rate of taxation is 20%, much lower than in the UK, and the IOM Government is currently offering a National Insurance Holiday for the first year of employment here. Immigration arrangements on the Isle of Man are different to other parts of the UK, which allow you to move here more quickly and at less expense.

The team spend a lot of time working together and they all endeavour to support one another, they meet up outside of work for dog walks, meals and nights out!

As the team focus on treating all patients in-house, without referring, you must be capable of all routine surgery, as well as advanced abdominal surgery and other soft tissue surgeries. Skills in medicine cases and ultrasound scanning would also be favourable.

An interest in teaching/leading junior vets would also be highly advantageous. You must be confident with sole charge and out of hours work as the team do provide their own on call to all clients.

A valid UK driving license and RCVS membership are essential.

The successful candidate can expect a generous salary, based on experience plus additional benefits;
£ 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
£ 5 days paid CPD leave
£ £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
£ Private Medical Insurance
£ VDS Membership paid
£ BVA Membership paid

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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