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Northumberland - Morpeth

Equine Veterinary Surgeon (Clinical Lead) Robson & Prescott Veterinary Surgeons Morpeth NE61 3BN, UK

Practice Type: Equine Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 19 Nov 2020

Equine Vet (Clinical Lead) required at Robson & Prescott

Job Description

The Role  

We are looking to recruit an experienced Equine Veterinary Surgeon to head up our equine department based at our purpose-built hospital in beautiful Northumberland. This is a great opportunity to be a fundamental part of the growth of an enthusiastic equine team, to utilise the facilities to expand our current service level and develop the skillset of our team. This is a full-time role working 4.5 days a week with participation in the OOH rata. 

About Us  

We are a 22 vet, mixed practice in mid Northumberland. We have separate farm, equine and small animal departments. We provide our own out of hours serviced based at our hospital. We have an equine nursing assistant who works alongside our equine vets. We offer a full range of services including vaccinations, dentals, radiography, endoscopy, lameness investigations and pre-purchase examinations. We have facilities including trot up, a stocks room, examination room and 4 in patient stables. We can provide a vehicle and relocation package if needed. 

Applicant Requirements  

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in equine practice and will relish the opportunity to head up and develop an enthusiastic team of vets. This is a clinical role, however, you will need to have some business awareness to monitor performance both clinically and financially and to expand and drive this side of the business forward. You will need to be a hard-working with a positive can-do attitude and have strong leadership skills to take hold of the department and boost its performance and potential. 

Benefits (Subject to pro rata)

  • 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 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.

Job Ref: BH1853

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