Mixed Veterinary Surgeon Required At Castle Veterinary Group In Castlewellan In County Down
Castle Veterinary Group, Castlewellan
Castlewellan, Belfast, United Kingdom
Castle Vets is looking for a full-time veterinary surgeon to join their team working within their 1st opinion mixed practice consisting of small animal, farm, and equine caseloads. Based between our two purpose-built clinics in Castlewellan & Downpatrick. Farm work consists of dairy, sheep, and beef caseloads as we cover all local farms in the area, small percentage of equine work is also available as well as working on orthopaedics and dentals as well as all your usual SA cases. We also offer a 24-hour emergency service so gives you exposure to ECC cases.
Working 40 plus hours per week – (we can consider part time and job share)
1:9 Out of hours rota working alongside 9 other vets
From £29,000 negotiable D.O.E
About the team
Our team of 13 vets and 8 nurses based across our 2 modern purpose-built surgeries in the beautiful foothills of the Mourne Mountains and all our vets are encouraged to participate and develop in all areas of farm and domestic animal work.
The practice stretches across a fantastic scenic area from Strangford Lough up to Slieve Donard with a wide range of spot clubs, leisure centres, horse-race course, golf courses etc within the catchment.
Our surgery facilities include all the usual: in-house labs, digital x-ray, ultrasound ECG and full orthopaedic equipment.
Must be qualified vet surgeon ideally with experience as a mixed vet but we can consider new graduates as full support and training will be given. Must be RCVS registered, company van will be provided so must have full driving licence. Accommodation is available. CPD and further certification is supported.
Benefits (subject to 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
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• VDS cover
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• CPD/training support
• Paid bereavement leave
• Company sick pay
• Employee opinion survey
• Free uniform in a number of roles
• Annual pay reviews
• Social events
• Sponsorship for overseas employees
• Academy & Leadership courses
• Focus on employee wellbeing
• Relocation packages
• Career progression opportunities
• Free flu jabs
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process. If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.
Tel: 07977 242572
Address: 8 Dublin Road Castlewellan, Castlewellan, Belfast, United Kingdom