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Export OV | Field based | North West Region

North West England
Starting salary £42,000 per annum
Closing date
11 Jul 2024
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We are currently recruiting for an official veterinarian for one of our clients based in Cheshire. No experience is required, as full comprehensive training and support will be provided. However, we are also keen for applicants with previous export experience to apply, who may wish to progress their career, to role with additional responsibilities or supervisory/managerial roles. A good eye for detail, flexibility and a willingness to travel where needed are the main requirements. You will be using your veterinary knowledge to ensure the safety of public and animal health.


Day to day tasks will include: -

Checking of products on site Review of supporting evidence provided to sign EHCs Reading of relevant legislation and guidance notes Stamping and signing of EHCs Dealing with any exporter queries/advice Maintaining a good working relationship with other staff on the sites The work will be a mix of on-site work, travel and some home based work. The majority of locations will be less than 1-1.5 hours travel. We will consider full time (40 hour) or part time/job share applications for these roles. The work is usually between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday, however some days might be short days, other days may be longer, within the week.  There is also no abattoir work involved. There may occasionally be opportunities to travel and work at other locations of the UK.

You will need to be a qualified veterinary surgeon and hold, or be willing to take, the Improve International OCQ courses ES, EX and PX. We can support a skilled worker visa application if required. A full driving license and own car are essential.

Employee benefits include:-

Enhanced leave and sick pay with length of service CPD/training Pension Private health insurance Uniform/PPE RCVS and VDS fees paid Free on-site parking Relocation package. Starting salary range £42,000-£50,000 depending on experience.


Global Veterinary Careers are a specialist veterinary recruitment agency, with extensive experience and knowledge of the industry. With Offices in the UK, Australia and the USA, we focus on helping veterinary professionals of all levels and disciplines secure their dream position, wherever that may be in the world. Our primary aim is to make the recruitment process as straight forward and stress-free as possible. GVC can offer the most widespread and varied selection of locum and permanent veterinary opportunities in every corner of the world.

We recruit for the following positions on both locum and permanent appointments:

  • Veterinary Surgeon
  • Veterinary Specialists inc. Diplomates and Residency Trained 
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Veterinary Care Assistant / Animal Nursing Assistant
  • Practice Manager
  • Veterinary Territory Manager
  • Veterinary Sales
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