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Experienced Farm Vet

Our client has a two-site, predominantly first opinion, mixed veterinary group, based in the beautiful location of South Cumbria covering the Lake District, Lune Valley & Yorkshire Dales.

Due to the practices continued success, they now have the rare opportunity to welcome a Farm Vet to join their our great team. The client is keen to support your professional interests and goals. This role really would suit an experienced, dynamic and motivated farm vet looking for the next step in their career. This vacancy would be a fantastic match for a Farm vet looking to work in an enthusiastic, knowledgeable team, in a well-equipped site offering professional development, with a varied caseload, working with great local clients, all whilst allowing time for a great work life balance.

The practice are a long established group that have separate farm and small animal teams. They also have a complete range of facilities and equipment such as; bull testing kit, interherd, total vet, vet impress, in house mastitis lab, full blood machines, milking machine testing equipment and all Farm Vets have EASI Scanners. This is a vibrant, enthusiastic and dynamic team who are always keen to progress.

They have an outstanding team of 6 dedicated farm Vets who are assisted by a wonderful Nursing and support team. The teams are welcoming, knowledgeable and very supportive.

The practice has a varied caseload with loyal clients. They are located in a high-density stock area where a large proportion of their dairy clients are family-run farms. The majority of whom are on regular health and fertility visits, which means you are able to build great rapport with your clients but are also able to get to know your patients well too. The practice runs health-planning schemes for beef and sheep clients, including bull and ram breeding soundness examinations. Farmer training is offered to all farmers and there is minimal TB testing as they have a dedicated TB testing vet and a 1:5 farm only rota.

South Cumbria is a great location based near the national parks of the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District offering stunning natural beauty and lots of outdoor activities, to enjoy in your spare time. The client is close to major link roads and the M6 allowing great access to many cities, if you prefer to spend your weekends in a busier setting. The client can also offer great accommodation, a recently renovated 3 bed house with new bathroom and kitchen, garden and parking on an unfurnished basis.

The role:

  • Shifts; 8:30am – 5:30pm
  • Days; 4 / 4.5 / 5 days per week available, at your preference
  • On Call; 1 in 5 Farm Only
  • Weekends; Just 1 in 5! Saturdays 8:30am – 12 and then on call through to Monday am
  • Pool car can be provided, should you wish

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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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.