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Permanent Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-15108)

Northallerton, North Yorkshire

Farm Vet

Up to £45,000 pro rata

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

A large animal practice located in Northallerton, North Yorkshire are recruiting for a Permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. This role is full or part time with 1 in 4 OOH shifts.

Northallerton is a lovely market town located in the stunning North Yorkshire countryside.

The role is for a large animal vet who has a minimum of 2 years of experience mainly dealing with farm animals. They will have a good amount of practice experience and confident in working sole charge. They will have excellent client facing skills and be able to establish good working relationships with their clients. They will work well as part of the wider team, share knowledge and experiences and embrace the team culture within the practice.

This practice is mainly large animal with 65% being dairy, beef and sheep and there is a 30% small animal and equine side of the practice. They are a fully established and growing practice with a loyal client base. They boast a team of committed Veterinary Surgeons who have established good working relationships with their clients in the local community. All provide a high standard of Veterinary care to all animals.

The practice dates back to the 1st world war and therefore has an outstanding local reputation. They are proud to be able to service their clients 24 hours per day across the area.

Key details:

  • Type: Farm animal
  • Hours: Full or part time
  • Weekends: None
  • OOH: 1 in 4 shifts
  • Sole charge: Some
  • Branch work: N/A
  • Team: Large team of large animal vets with a great support team

About them:

  • Large highly experienced team
  • Provides clinical freedom to the Vet
  • Fully equipped facilities and services
  • Delivers a high standard of clinical care and uses evidence-based medicine
  • Multi vet practice so plenty of support is given to the right candidate to develop their knowledge and clinical skill further.
  • Career development opportunities into management for the right candidate
  • The practice supports all veterinary surgeons and are committed to their wellbeing and always tries to promote flexibility support and teamwork.
  • Large nationwide group of practices and small animal Hospitals
  • Offers continual training with professional development along with a dedicated training centre
  • Provides continual ongoing training to ensure personal growth and development
  • Provides state of the art diagnostic equipment
  • Access to a wide variety of cases including more complex cases to ensure continual learning and development.

About you

  • You will have a minimum of 2 years of large animal experience
  • You will confident in sole charge
  • You will be a team player
  • You will have a bias or area of specialism that you would like to pursue
  • You will be ambitious, driven, and forward-thinking Veterinary Surgeon
  • You will set a positive working environment
  • You will enjoy mentoring and coaching others and sharing knowledge and experience
  • You will be passionate and dedicated to providing excellent clinical care
  • You will have excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • You will have career aspirations to continually develop your clinical skill set and knowledge


  • Salary: Up to 45,000 pro rata, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • CPD: Generous allowance of 750 with 3 days to attend
  • Memberships: RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Paid 4-week sabbatical after every five years of service
  • Access to a learning and development platform
  • Vehicle or vehicle allowance
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Access to employee assist programme
  • Internal courses available ongoing
  • Attendance bonus schemes
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards scheme

Must haves:

RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom

Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

What happens next?

CLICK APPLY NOW or if you have any pre-application questions or if this role is not quite right for you, please contact the Vet Seekers team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 15108

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

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