Veterinary Jobs

Ballymoney - Dervock

Mixed Animal Vet Knockanboy Vets, Dervock Knock Rd, Dervock, Ballymoney BT53 8AB, UK

Practice Type: Mixed Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 11 Jun 2021

Veterinary Surgeon required at Knockanboy Vets, Ballymoney.

Job Description

The Role

We have a wonderful opportunity for a mixed Veterinary Surgeon to join our veterinary clinic here in beautiful Co Antrim. A day in life here at Knockanboy would usually start at 9am with consults, followed by some large animal calls later in the morning. After lunch, if time, help with small animal appointments would be appreciated followed by further large animal calls in the afternoon. On average one day per week is dedicated to TB testing and most days finish around 5.30pm.

  • 4-4.5 days per week
  • 1 in 5 nights on call
  • 1 in 4 weekends on call
  • Salary £35000 - £45000 DOE


About Us

We are a first opinion, 8 vet (3 full time small animal, 5 mixed vets) 1 vet nurse, 3 student vet nurses, 1 practice manager, 6 reception staff strong practice. We have 2 centres and are located near the beautiful Giants Causeway and lovely coastline in North Antrim. We have all the usual equipment including digital x-ray, small animal ultrasound scanner, haematology and biochemistry machines and 4 large animal ultrasound scanners. Large animal handling facilities on site allow good training for new recruits. With friendly staff and lovely, loyal clientele we have a great working environment.

Applicant requirements

The ideal candidate would be an RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon, preferably with some previous experience in either a large or small animal practice however, we would welcome a motivated and enthusiastic new graduate keen to develop their career and gain further experience.


  • 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

Job Ref: BH2582

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