Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon – Northern Ireland

Location United Kingdom
Discipline: Clinical
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Contact name: Laura Collings

Contact email: laura@vettedrecruitment.co.uk
Job ref: 503
Published: 27 days ago

Are you a passionate and dedicated veterinary surgeon with a keen interest in large animals? We have an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our client’s esteemed veterinary practice in Northern Ireland. Nestled amidst the region's stunning landscapes, their practice is renowned for its commitment to animal welfare and excellence in veterinary care. If you thrive in a dynamic, supportive environment and are eager to make a difference in the lives of large animals, we would love to hear from you. 

This established mixed animal practice is offering an exciting opportunity for a Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join the team which is currently made up of 3 Small Animal Vets, 5 Large Animal Vets, and 3 Nurses. 
The role involves a flexible mix of Farm Vet clinical work with dairy, beef, and sheep herds. Responsibilities cover all veterinary requirements for these herds and flocks, including reproduction—fertility and scanning, health plans, disease investigation, and more. Ideal candidates will have excellent communication skills and ideally have some experience working in a similar practice however this is not a requirement.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic team seeking hardworking and caring vets who enjoy a diverse caseload. They will receive one-on-one support if needed, with active tuition provided for rapid development, along with associated supported CPD. There will also be opportunities for career progression within clinical and/or management roles in the future.

Team members describe the practice as having "a small team with a big heart who work together in a professional environment but make it feel like family," with another colleague noting that "they really do try to ensure and focus on a great work-life balance, and you do feel appreciated by the whole team and clients."

Benefits:
•    Competitive annual salary depending on experience
•    6.6 weeks pro rata paid holiday, including bank holidays
•    £1750 CPD pro rata allowance per annum
•    Professional Membership fees paid
•    Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
•    Employee discounts
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Company sick pay
•    Annual pay reviews
•    Focus on employee wellbeing

If you would like to join this team and be part of a community that values innovation, compassion, and professional growth, we’d love to hear from you!  
Contact Laura Collings through Laura@vettedrecruitment.co.uk or 07570 606201 today.

Please note you must be a qualified Veterinary Surgeon and eligible to register with the RCVS to be considered for this role.
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