Mixed Animal Veterinarian

Location Athlone
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Dependant on experience
Contact name: Darren O'Brien

Contact email: darren@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: DOBW1429
Published: 3 months ago

​Are you a passionate and versatile Veterinary Surgeon with a love for both small and large animals, including equine? We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join a well-established team in Athlone, where you'll be a key member of a dynamic practice with a diverse caseload.

Position: Mixed Animal Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location: Athlone

  • Caseload: 50% Small, 30% Large, 20% Equine

About the Practice: Our client's practice is fully equipped with all the tools you need, including digital x-ray, Idexx blood analysis, ultrasound, dental facilities, gaseous anaesthesia, Equine x-ray facilities, large animal surgery, stocks, stables, and calf pens. The practice has a well-established team comprising 4 Veterinary Surgeons, 2 Registered Vet Nurses, and 5 support staff, creating a collaborative and supportive work environment.

Working Hours:

  • Full-time position, 40-50 hours per week

  • Work over 4.5-5.5 days

  • Typical shifts between 9 am - 6:30 pm or 8:30 am - 4 pm, evenly spread during the week

  • 1 in 4 Saturday mornings during Spring and 1 in 8 during off-peak season (on-call OOH)

  • Half Day in lieu of working the weekend

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary based on experience

  • Diverse caseload with a mix of small, large, and equine animals

  • Supportive team and collaborative work environment

  • Opportunities for professional development and growth


  • Qualified and registered as a Veterinary Surgeon

  • Experience in small, large, and equine animal care

  • Strong surgical and diagnostic skills

  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities

How to Apply: If you're ready to be part of a thriving veterinary practice in Athlone and contribute to the well-being of animals across all sizes, we want to hear from you! To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to darren@lloydandcowan.com or call Darren on 07562615737