Large Animal Vet (Farm/Equine)

Location Aberdeenshire
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons, Large Animal Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £60k + Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SGBCHGS
Published: 16 days ago

​Due to practice expansion, and a much loved team member moving to new pastures, an exceptional Mixed Animal Practice now have two new opportunities in their large animal department;

  1. Recent graduate Large animal Veterinary Surgeon

  2. Experienced Large animal Veterinary Surgeon

The practice is a farm and equine oriented rural practice in north Aberdeenshire.

Their Fam Clients revolve mainly around beef suckler (commercial and pedigree) and beef finisher units. Dairy work is minimal. We have thriving pedigree and commercial sheep farms and an enthusiastic and receptive small holder community. OV work is minimal with TB in a 4 year testing area and export work handled mainly by the senior team.

Their Equine side is a friendly and laid back mix of mostly leisure riders, comprising of amateur competition sports horses and happy hackers. Also doing some stud work. They do have an Equine internal medicines specialist visiting the practice monthly for consultation and training.

  • Vets work a 4 day week. On-call/ooh is shared evenly between the team working out as an  overall 1:4 (this is seasonally split 1:3 first and second on-call during our busy season December-May, then 1:6 sole on-call June-November).

  • Recent graduates have full back-up from a senior vet until confident to fly solo.


  • North Aberdeenshire is a thriving and good natured rural community with many friendly clubs and societies. 

If you are a Large Animal Vet experienced or new graduate- Get in Touch Today!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068.If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them.

If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.