Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon / Large Team of 11 Vets / Up to £65k

Location Ballymena
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £65k + Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SGBFGFV
Published: 12 days ago

We have an exciting opportunity for a Small Animal Vet to join an amazing team based in Ballymena at the gateway to the beautiful Glens of Antrim and the stunning scenery of the North Coast!

This is a great opportunity for someone to thrive in a supportive environment; working with an experienced team of veterinary surgeons and as part of a well equipped clinic, whilst enjoying the backup of the larger network.

Salary package of up to £65,000 PA

This is a permanent, full-time role working 39 hours a week over four days with 1:4 Saturday mornings and no out of hours. They are open to negotian and can be flexible for the right candidate.

The Branch

You will be joining an amazing eleven vet practice with a comprehensive support team. They provide a wide range of veterinary services and facilities and are a kind and caring team who aim to provide exceptional care.

The practice is a friendly and supportive first opinion, two centre mixed practice. Operating out of a purpose-built premises equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound, full in-house blood and urine testing, as well as orthopaedic equipment. The caseload is varied and interesting.

Some Duties:

  • Perform surgery, dress and treat wounds.

  • Perform diagnostic, laboratory, imaging and ultrasound testing where required.

  • Prescribe medication.

  • Promote preventative care by advocating and administering routine vaccinations and immunisations.

  • Euthanise patients.

  • Ensure compliance with veterinary ethics and relevant statutes, policies and procedures.

  • Maintain patients medical records.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Registered with the RCVS.

  • Qualified MRCVS.

  • Commitment to animal welfare.

  • Ability to keep on top of practice protocols and procedures.

  • Excellent organisational skills.

Employee Benefits:

  • Relocation package of up to £2000.

  • £1500 CPD allowance and 3 days paid CPD leave per year.

  • Payment of RCVS, VDS & BVA fees.

  • Funded certificate opportunities.

  • Leadership training.

  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays.

  • Pension scheme

  • Paid sabbatical after five years’ service.

  • Annual pay reviews.

  • Additional paid leave for exceptional attendance.

  • Colleague purchase scheme.

  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave.

  • A range of discounts on your shopping, entertainment and meals out.

If you are an RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon with an interest to join this amazing practice who ae on a new venture - Get in Touch Today with Sophie!

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