Pig Vet Jobs - Yorkshire

Mixed - Vet Surgeon
Ref: 3385 Date Posted: Friday 04 Dec 2020
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Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 depending on experience. 

Package: Vehicle Available, VDS cover, £1000 CPD budget (no real set budget, as long as it is relevant to the practice), 20 days holidays plus bank holidays, mobile phone for business use and a 6 month pay review. No accommodation available however the practice would provide support to find your own accommodation. 

Type of Work: Pig Vet Surgeon required for a fantastic and supportive, independent practice. 2+ years experience required but new or recent graduates with clear experience and study in this area are welcome to apply. 

Job Details: Fifteen-vet independent mixed practice (80% farm) looking for the right veterinary surgeon to join their growing pig team. Working hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am-6pm. There is flexibility on hours with capacity to answer phone calls for guidance if needed at weekend (rota). No OOH rota for small/large animals. If you have 2 years experience, or are a keen new/recent graduate and are interested in focusing on this field then this is the perfect opportunity!

  • High calibre field support team including biosecurity specialist
  • Friendly and experienced veterinary team enjoying regular in-house clinical meetings and discussions
  • Large and expanding farm client base
  • Purpose built poultry post-mortem room and laboratory
  • New, spacious purpose-built premises, with large farm dispensary and warehousing
  • Favourable terms and long-term prospects for the right candidate
The production animal medicine team services both extensive outdoor three site production and intensive indoor farrow to finish pig production systems. This new position offers the opportunity to become involved at all stages, advising on disease prevention strategies, health planning, management and covering audit requirements. The team believe that excellent service is key to the success of our practice and its clients, to enable them to thrive in competitive markets. Experience is preferred and enthusiasm is essential - support and training will be given to the right candidate.
This practice works with some of the biggest pig businesses in the UK, supporting complex commercial operations and working closely with management teams to improve productivity. The specialist pig team provides advice on management and preventative medicine, infectious disease control programmes and optimising production. They are proudly independent and have no affiliations to particular breeding companies or other organisations. They provide cost effective quality assurance visits to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and guidelines to satisfy the requirements of Red Tractor and other audit bodies. These are tailored to meet the needs of each client and farm and use the opportunity to spend time on farms to help clients to add value by advising on health and management issues. The practice offer a pregnancy testing service and visit clients regularly to give accurate and unbiased results - a fundamental step in minimising ‘empty days’ and providing immediate feedback on heat detection, service management and fertility.
Located in a market town just 20 minutes from York and in the middle of beautiful countryside – the Yorkshire Moors and The Howardian Hills, but it is close to main road and rail networks, in a modern, new, purpose built premises. 

If you are interested in this role and require further information please contact:

[email protected]



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