Mixed Vet Surgeon Job, Co. Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland - County Derry/Londonderry

£40,000 - £45,000, negotiable, DOE - Mixed - Veterinarian
Ref: 8168 Date Posted: Friday 06 May 2022
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Salary: £40,000 - £45,000, negotiable, depending on experience. 

Package: Fantastic range of benefits available - CPD paid days and allowance, Private Medical Insurance, VDS Membership paid, BVA Membership paid, Service based holiday entitlement increases, plus much more!

Type of Work: Small Animal Vet Surgeon

Job Details: An exciting opportunity in this team who are looking for a Mixed Veterinary Surgeon, with a bias for sheep, beef and horses but also helping with some consulting in small animals. This role could suit a Veterinary Surgeon looking to work in mainly farm with some small animal and Equine work or a Veterinary Surgeon looking for a mixed role equally split across all areas.


  • 45 hours per week
  • Winter rota 1:4 nights and weekends
  • Summer rota 1 night on call every 2 weeks
  • 1:8 Friday night & Saturday morning (From 1st of July till 1st of January only)
  • 1:8 Saturday & Sunday weekend ( 1st of July till 1st of January only)
  • You will be off a long weekend, either Friday-Sunday or Saturday-Monday after your weekend on duty.

3-branch practice, in the middle of the Sperrin Mountains, with only a 40-minute drive to the stunning North Coast, 40-minute drive to airports and 40-minute drive from the hustle and bustle of Belfast or Derry city life. Two of the branches have farm animal crush and pen and have all the usual equipment in the main branch for both farm and small animal practice including easy scan/small animal ultrasound, IDEXX lab station, microscope, x-ray, endoscope, ECG, kennelling/stabling facilities, small ruminant operating table, and a horse stock.

They have a team of 8 Veterinary Surgeons of which 3 have 20 years’ experience in farm, Small Animal, and Equine and 1 Veterinary Surgeon has 10 years farm vet experience. These 4 Veterinary Surgeons have been with the team for 10 years. They also have two 2019 graduates (previously EMS students at the clinic) and one 2020 graduate currently on their Graduate Academy. They have an enormously dedicated Veterinary Nursing team made up of 2 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 3 Student Veterinary Nurses.

Our ideal candidate will be an experienced Mixed Veterinary Surgeon particularly with experience on farm animals (Calving, C-sections, uterine twist) and happy to do some horse work (no PPE, but reproduction knowledge would be beneficial) as well as experience in small animal procedures including neutering dogs and cats, pyo op & basic emergency and critical care skills. Must be RCVS registered.


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