Equine Veterinary Surgeon

The Kingston Veterinary Group, Kingston House
Permanent, Full time
Competitive Salary

Posted on 25/06/2021

An exciting opportunity for an experienced equine vet to join an established equine team in the beautiful Southwest. For the right candidate a clinical director role will be available in time. We are looking for an enthusiastic, forward thinking Equine Veterinary surgeon to join our family friendly team. An interest in dentistry would be advantageous.

The role is primarily ambulatory, with the additional benefit of clinical facilities for case work ups and hospitalisation of patients, supported by an equine nursing team. We carry out a wide range of diagnostics including lameness work ups, poor performance, reproduction, using digital radiography, ultrasonography, gastroscopy, endoscopy etc and perform some minor surgery as well as welcoming visiting veterinary surgeons for more complicated cases. We have a loyal and lovely client base from happy hackers to thoroughbred racehorses and everything in between!

 Out of hours is on an equally shared 1 in 4 rota. This is a permanent role with flexible working patterns considered (full/part time) Salary dependent on experience

Permanent full/part time

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
•    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

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Speak to Mike Burrell from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Mike Burrell

Talent Partner

The Kingston Veterinary Group, Kingston House

Kingston House, Long Street, Sherborne, DT9 3DB, Dorset, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Equine
  • Farm / Large animal
  • Small animal