Welfare Veterinary Surgeon (WVS)

Location
Norwich, Norfolk
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
01 Mar 2018
Category
Equine
Sector
Practice
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full-time

South of Norwich, travel nationwide
Six month fixed term position until 27.09.18

With immediate start 
37.50 hours

08.30 am – 16.30 pm Monday to Friday

The WVS will work alongside Redwings’ veterinary team to provide professional support to the Welfare & Behaviour &  Internal Veterinary Teams.

The post will be responsible for new arrivals, care of resident equines, veterinary support for the Quarantine Centre including routine strangles testing.

The role will provide support for the external welfare work undertaken, working with equine welfare organisations and assisting with investigations to help equines in situations of cruelty and neglect.

Equines requiring diagnosis and treatment may be unhandled or have behavioural problems and the WVS must be confident, patient and sympathetic when handling equines.

On call cover for our resident population will be included on a 1 in 4 rota.

Full, clean, manual driving licence essential.

Closing date: Thursday 1 st March 2018

Please contact Rachel Daines, HR Coordinator, by clicking the apply button or telephone 01508 481061 for an application pack.

Alternatively visit our website www.redwings.org.uk