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Export Veterinary Officer Barrow Hill Veterinary Hospital Ashford TN24 8TY, UK

Practice Type: Mixed Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 15 Oct 2020

Job Description

Completion and verification of export health certificates (EHC) for products of animal origin (POAO) prior to export to Gibralta working on behalf of a major food retailer assisting in the transition of the UK to BREXIT. The position involves working as part of a team working alongside one other full time vet with supporting part time vets to provide holiday cover. Bank holidays are on a rota in line with Spanish/Gibralta border control.

We are a long established practice, principally small animal, and have a long relationship with the food industry providing export services to various suppliers and retailers. The position is conveniently located in North Kent with excellent access to the major freight routes to and from Europe. You will be part of an experienced team with excellent support as well as the benefits of belonging to the IVC family.

OV status with product export panels but this is not mandatory and all necessary training will be provided. You will be RCVS registered and eligible to gain OV status. No previous experience is required. The position would ideally suit a veterinarian with experience in the meat hygiene sector or other similar food industry experience.

Benefits (pro rata):

• 25 days 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
• Birthday leave
• Childcare voucher scheme
• 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 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.

Reference: 1657

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