Mixed Animal Veterinary Surgeon- (Newry, County Down)

Location Newry and Mourne District
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons, Mixed Vet (Small and Large)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Contact name: Paul

Contact email: paul@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: PMC5016
Published: 4 days ago

We are delighted to be working with a practice who are looking to increase their team with a Mixed Animal Veterinary Surgeon to add to the team of 3 Small Animal Vets, 5 Large Animal Vets, 3 Nurses and 2 Student Nurses.


The role will include both small and large animal work.

There will be a flexible mix of clinical work with dairy, beef, and sheep herds covering all veterinary requirements for beef and dairy herds, and sheep flocks, including Reproduction – Fertility and Scanning, Health Plans, Disease Investigations and many more opportunities to develop your client base.

There will also be responsibility for customer and pet care as they offer a high medical and surgical caseload, and challenging trauma cases. You will have a grounding in all aspects of general practice with the opportunity for career progression. They are highly equipped (digital x-ray, lab suite, advanced ultrasound) for all medical and surgical investigations.


Newry city sits in a valley, between the Mourne Mountains, Rings of Gullion and the Cooley mountains all of which are designated areas of outstanding natural beauty. It is also ideally located within an hour’s drive from both Dublin and Belfast. They also have exciting times ahead with a new practice opening on a part time basis in the beautiful seaside town of Warrenpoint.

  • Location based between both surgeries (Warren point and Newry)

  • Start date – This new position is immediately available and suitable for candidates who are looking to work on a full time or part-time basis

  • Experience level of candidate – you will ideally have two years plus experience looking towards or with a certificate, but equally new graduates are welcome

  • They have an equally shared rota between the Vets and OOH– currently 1 in 6 or less nights on call and is negotiable

  • Salary- competitive – rising with experience.

Benefits include:

  • 6 weeks pro rata paid holiday including bank holidays

  • Opportunity to buy/sell holidays

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay

  • 5 days paid CPD leave with £1750 CPD allowance per annum pro rata, more if a certificate holder

  • Healthshield – wide ranging contributions for health and wellbeing treatments – from dentistry to sports massage.

  • RCVS/VDS and BVA Membership paid

  • Birthday leave

  • Discounted Veterinary fees

  • My Benefits – various discounts including gym memberships

  • CPD/training support

  • Paid bereavement leave

  • Enhanced company sick pay

  • Academy and Leadership courses

  • Colleague engagement survey

  • Annual pay review

  • Cycle to work scheme.

If you wish to apply send a CV through the link with a mention of when you will be available for a registration call. ​

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Paul on 07936947875 or email a CV to paul@lloydandcowan.com. 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. ​

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