OOH On Call Veterinary Surgeon (Mixed)

Location Castlewellan
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Mixed Vet (Small and Large)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £55k + Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGBCOHH
Published: 5 months ago

​The Role

We are currently looking for an Out of Hours on call Veterinary Surgeon to join a great team based in Castlewellan, Northern Ireland.

Working on a variety of ECC caseloads when on call to cover Out of hours work at Castlewellan and Downpatrick branches and will be in sole charge working on the farm and small animal emergencies.


7 nights on (on call) 7 nights off

On call hours 6:30pm-8am


Up to £55,000 negotiable DOE

About the Practice:

They are a modern RCVS accredited Tier 2, purpose built two centre mixed practice with state-of-the art premises based at the foothills of the beautiful Mourne Mountains and only 30 minutes from Belfast and 90 minutes to Dublin.

Being established for over 25 years providing 24-hour emergency services to clients.

The practice currently has 9 vets, supported by a team of both Registered and Trainee Nurses, Receptionists and Support staff across 2 clinics. The surgery facilities include all the usual: in-house labs, digital x-ray, ultrasound ECG and full orthopaedic equipment. They are also an approved Veterinary Nurse training practice.

Candidate requirements

  • Must be RCVS registered, confident with sole charge and ECC work mainly within farm and small animal caseloads, must have driving licence as company van will be provided. Offsite accommodation is also available.

Benefits Pro rata:

  • 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays 

  • 5 days paid CPD leave 

  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • VDS Membership paid

  • BVA Membership paid

  • VDS cover

  • Discounted veterinary fees

  • Pension

  • CPD/training support

  • Sponsorship for overseas employees

  • Academy & Leadership courses

  • Relocation packages

  • Career progression opportunities

If you are a Mixed Animal Vet who is interested in joining this great opportunity - Get in Touch Today!

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