Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

Location North Yorkshire
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons, Mixed Vet (Small and Large), Mixed Vet (Small, Large and Equine)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £60k, Car & Fuel
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Published: 25 days ago

Mixed Veterinary Role

  • Work within a beautiful purpose-built premises.

  • Work alongside a forward-thinking independent mixed practice

  • With a team of 21 vets and an excellent support team providing an exceptional standard of care to all species

The Work:

The caseload is truly mixed, treating small animals, beef and dairy cattle, sheep, commercial pigs and poultry, camelids and horses, ranging from large-scale farming enterprises to small holdings. The farm work accounts for about 80% of the workload, and they have four vets working in the small animal department all day.  

  • We are looking for a clinician with experience who will embrace the diversity of their workload. An they can tailor this role to your interests.

  • A degree of specialisation is encouraged, and knowledge sharing and learning are always ongoing.

  • There is plenty of scope for personal development, with several team members studying towards further qualifications.

  • Paraprofessionals complement their service, undertaking TB testing, ultrasound scanning, freeze branding and foot trimming.

  • Monthly early morning clinical meetings where vets present a condition or case for clinical discussion over breakfast.


  • Full-time vets work a 4 ½ day week; the surgery is open from 8.30 am to 6 pm and 9 am – 1 pm on Saturdays.

  • Vets enjoy a full weekday off every four weeks.

  • With a 12-week rolling on-call duty rota, and there are nine weekends out of every 12-week block where you will be completely off.

  • All emergency calls are handled by a third party who passes calls on to the duty vet. They also operate a second call system for out-of-hours cover, supplemented further during the busy lambing times so that three vets are on duty.


  • On offer is a salary of up to £55,000-60,000, with a company car and a mobile phone for work use.

  • RCVS membership fees paid

  • Strong encouragement and funding of CPD

  • Holidays start at 20 days, plus bank holidays, with a 4.5-day week; holiday entitlement increases by one day for every year’s service to 25 days

  • Vets get time off over Christmas/New Year to travel home to their families.

  • Sponsorship for visas and are more than happy to help with relocation should you need it.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.com

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