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Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon - York

York, North Yorkshire
Excellent Salary dependant on experience £30-60k per annum DOE
Closing date
12 Feb 2023
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Farm / Large animal
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full-time, Part-time

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Large Animal Veterinary Surgeons, come and join the team!


A specialist independent of Beef, Sheep and Pigs are looking to expand, here is an opportunity to develop and join an expanding team!


Find out more today…


Job Type:            Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Salary:                 From £30-60k pa, depending on experience

Hours:                  Permanent, average 40 hours per week, minimal OOHs

Location:             York, North Yorkshire


VetFinders are proud to work in partnership with this outstanding independent practice, located in York, steeped in history, with picturesque scenery, city and country living, as well as the east coast, and North Yorkshire moors just a stone throw away. This location and practice have plenty to offer.


The Role and You:


Due to expansion, the practice is offering two wonderful opportunities for Large Animal Veterinary Surgeons and/or pig specialists, to join their successful team of professionals.


Hours: The roles are offered on a full-time, permanent basis, average 40 hours per week, there is some flexibility in this, and part time application will also be considered.


OOHs: There is some out of hours work but this is minimal


Ideally, you will be competent and confident in both consults and surgery and be able to work and take the lead on your own case load. There will be occasional export work, training will be provided. 


Experience of 2-3 years post qualification is advantageous, but we encourage applicants of all levels, as training can be provided. All applicants must be qualified and have RCVS registration.


Collaboration with the wider team is encouraged. Therefore, you need to be a team player.


The practice has a large pig client base, and the role can be adapted to suit the right candidate depending on interest and experience.


The practice:


An established and specialised practice, renowned in the local areas of North Yorkshire for its level of service and quality. A successful and respected business, made up of 5 Vets, and growing due to demand. This family friendly business is very relaxed which provides a flexible working environment. The team is long standing which speaks volumes for the workplace and the loyalty they have earned.            


In 2018, they moved into a new, large purpose-built practice, which houses plenty of space and state-of-the-art equipment, including their own in-house lab, large animal equipment, plus much more.


They encourage CPD, and development of interests, with support to diversify.


Take a look below for what the team have to say about working at this practice:


Michelle, VET  joined the practice in 2015: “When I joined it provided me with an excellent base starting out as a farm vet including all the training needed for working with pigs, I was handed the ropes and given responsibilities from day one with the support of experienced vets and practice team in the background, over time I have built strong relationships with clients working together to improve health, welfare and profitability in farming and I would love to welcome another vet to our team”





Benefits and Perks:




  • Pension scheme Generous CPD allowance and opportunities to travel abroad for work events and conferences Relocation incentive available
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid 5 weeks holiday excl Bank Holidays (pro rata) Flexible working pattern – work life balance is important



Interested to learn more?


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