Equine Vet Vacancy

Barnstaple, Devon
09 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
Contract Type


Due to expansion, Torch Equine Vets are looking for two friendly, enthusiastic team players with good communication skills, who have
the drive and determination to maintain and develop the high standards of service and care of our expanding Equine client base. 

One role would suit a new or recent graduate with full support and mentoring provided. The second role would suit an experienced clinician

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This is an opportunity to join an independent, well-equipped equine practice with equine theatre and in-patient facilities. Case continuity is encouraged to ensure an individual’s clinical progression. Successful candidates will work alongside certificate holders in Equine Surgery, Equine Practice, Medicine and Imaging with a busy Stud caseload. Torch has a varied range of equine work from professionals to leisure riders.  

All the usual equipment available including in house laboratories, technician managed frozen semen store, arthroscopy, focused shockwave, surgical laser, gastroscope, endoscopy, 2 DR systems and range of ultrasound machines. Motorised dentistry units for each vet,
oral flushing units, oroscopy and development of in-house endodontic treatment. 

These are permanent full time positions but part time preferences will also be considered. Excellent 1:7 on call rota working in an area of outstanding natural beauty with easy access to the sea and Exmoor National Park where a good work life balance is paramount. 

We are part of the XL Vet group of independent vet practices, and have been fortunate enough to have shared practice ownership and clinician progression throughout the long history of the practice. We work alongside our large 25 clinician Torch Farm team enjoying the sense of community and shared resources which this provides. Salary is dependent on experience.  

For additional information please contact heatherwraith@torchvets.com 

To apply, please complete the application form found on the current vacancies page of our website www.torchequinevets.com and return along with a copy of your CV, to Heather Wraith HR Manager, via the apply button, or by post to Torch Farm and Equine Ltd, Charter Veterinary Hospital, Charter Court, Roundswell, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 3FG.

Closing date for applications: 30th July 2021