Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon Barnsley - South Yorkshire

£35,000 - £50,000 - Veterinary Surgeon
Ref: 5510 Date Posted: Monday 10 Feb 2020
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Would you like to join a caring and compassionate team who provide high quality veterinary care in Barnsley? We are currently recruiting a permanent equine veterinary surgeon to join a mixed animal practice in Barnsley. This is an independent small animal and equine practice with a large veterinary team. They are looking for a motivated equine surgeon.  Previous experience required would include lameness investigations, dentistry, diagnostics and surgery. This is a full time role with an OOH and weekend rota.

Key Details:

Hours Mon – Fri: Shifts between 8:00am & 7:00pm on a rota basis

Weekend rota: 1 in 4 Full weekends and 1 Sunday morning in 6

OOH: 1: 4 night on call per week

Lieu time: Long weekend off after working on call weekend

Sole Charge: Small amount during weekends and at branch practice, always with support

Branch work: Some involved at nearby practice for a few hours a day

Split: 100% Equine  

Computer System: Robovet

Team: Large team of experienced vets & nurses with support network

Other: Accommodation or accommodation allowance available. Car supplied.

The Practice:

This group of practices in South Yorkshire have been providing excellent standards of care to the area for over 80 years. They have a large experienced team, who know the industry in and out as well as professionals starting out in their career. This practice has lovely modern facilities, with up to date x-ray and endoscopy equipment as well state of the art consulting rooms. They offer equine services and facilities from dental hygiene to emergency treatment, surgery, lameness evaluations and stud work.

Equine Facilities:

The practice offers both ambulatory and in clinic based equine services. Facilities and equipment include DR, CR X Ray, ultrasound scanner, endoscopes, dental equipment, ECG, Laser surgery, internal medicine, lameness investigations and elective surgery.

The Person:

They are looking for a proactive, confident veterinary surgeon who is capable of all routine surgical procedures in small animal but looking to do more equine work. The surgeon would need to be motivated, organised with excellent customer facing skills to develop good working relationships with the clients and members of the team. A good back ground of general equine experience is required.


The Package:

Competitive salary between £35,000- £50,000

£1000 Annual CPD allowance plus 3 days

5 Weeks annual holiday

Car supplied

Accommodation / accommodation allowance supplied

Certificates supported

Workplace pension

Paid professional memberships – RCVS, BVA & VDS


Must have:

RCVS registered and qualified

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom

Minimum 2 years post graduate experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

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