Experienced Small Animal Vet - Ireland

Location Dundalk
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to €65k + Benefits + Development Opportunities!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGDIVCS
Published: 14 days ago

We have an Exciting Opportunity for an Experienced Small Animal Vet - An Amazing Opportunity to join a Clinic under the wing of a well established Veterinary Group throughout the UK & Ireland, with several amazing benefits!


The practice is a progressive team including 4 Vets (both medicine and surgery cert holders), 8 RVN’s, 3 Reception staff, an accounts manager, a practice manager and 2 ACA’s. The team offer a friendly and welcoming environment, as well as a culture of understanding and compassion!

We are offering:

  • CPD is highly encouraged with an allowance of €1300 towards CPD costs annually. In-house CPD events also organised regularly as well as clinical case discussions and department organisational meetings and debriefs

  • VDS insurance is provided

  • An opportunity to develop own interest fields within the practice

  •  A fully renovated high spec small animal hospital including, digital x-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound, in house blood analysers, separate dog and cat consultation rooms, segregated waiting areas, private family room

  • ISFM Gold certified cat friendly clinic

  • Client care is important to us. We have spent many years building up an incredible client base who deserve our best at all times. Client communication and follow up is essential so we ensure to designate time during each shift to client phone calls/e-mails/case write ups etc.

  •  A Staff Lounge Area

  • Annual Appraisals as well as regular check-ins

  •  Referral Orthopaedic surgeries done in house and both in house and visiting ultrasonographer

The Ideal Applicant

  • Experience preferred for this role but benefits of a supportive, energetic and experienced team

  • Competent at routine surgeries (Cat/Dog Spays and Castrates, lumpectomies)

  • Competent at procedures (Urinary Catheterisation, Blood transfusions, Ear Flush Exams, Skin work ups, cardiology work ups)

  • A desire to develop own interest fields and give highest standards of patient and client care

  • Good organisational and communication skills

  • We pride ourselves on working extremely well as a team so the ability to integrate well into a professional, friendly team is a must

Other Benefits:

  • 4 weeks annual leave

  • Leadership Academy for all our future leaders and Clinical Directors

  • Funding of any Certs / Diploma’s / PhD’s

  • VDS Membership paid

  •  Birthday leave

  • Discounted veterinary fees

  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Access to PRSA

  • Paid bereavement leave

  • Company sick pay  

  • Annual pay reviews

  • Sponsorship for overseas employees

  • Industry leading Academy & Leadership courses

  • Relocation packages of up to €5000

  • Career progression opportunities