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Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-39170)

Belmullet, Mayo County

Mixed Vet

€35,000 to €50,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

Job description

Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon - Belmullet, Mayo County

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon or soon to be?
  • Are you looking to join an established veterinary practice?
  • Are you looking for a mixed veterinary surgeon position?

Are you looking for...

  • A great salary of up to 50,000?
  • A 4-day week?
  • A generous CPD allowance?

We have an opportunity for a Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon to join a mixed practice in Belmullet, Mayo County. The role will include both large, equine and small animal work.

There is a large animal caseload involving dairy, beef, sheep which include fertility, scanning, disease investigations and health plans. There will be a mixture of small animal consultations and surgeries. The practice offers a high medical and surgical caseload, and challenging trauma cases. You will be comfortable in all aspects of medical and surgical procedures.

The practice is looking for a mixed surgeon who ideally has a good level of experience gained in a practice, excellent communication skills in order to inform and support clients, competence in routine surgeries and the ability to create evidence-based treatment plans.

This role is full time for 39 hours per week over 4 days, along with 1 in 2 Saturdays from 10am to 5pm and 1 in 2 night shifts. The practice is planning to improve the rota in the future.

Key details:

  • Type: Mixed, 50% small animal, 45% farm, 5% equine
  • Hours: Full time, 39 hours per week over 4 days
  • Weekends: 1 in 2 Saturdays, 10am to 5pm
  • OOH: 1 in 2 night shifts
  • Computer system: Animana and PetsApp
  • Branch work: None
  • Team: 2 Vets
  • Accommodation: Available
  • Vehicle: Available

About them:

  • Offers clinical freedom to a vet
  • Can provide support for newly qualified vet
  • Offers modern veterinary services, diagnostics and facilities to small animals
  • Large loyal client base
  • Comprises of a highly skilled veterinary team with various expertise and areas of special interest.
  • Can provide ongoing training and development where required
  • Excellent reputation within the community

About you:

  • You will have a good level of large and small animal experience
  • You will be comfortable in all routine surgeries and consultations with support for more recent graduates available
  • You will always deliver and be committed to providing a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have an enthusiastic and caring attitude
  • Youi will have strong communication skills and organisational skills
  • You will work well under pressure with a calm and confident manner
  • A kind and empathetic attitude is essential
  • You will be ambitious looking to study towards a certificate or be a certificate holding surgeon looking to progress further
  • You will be a team player
  • The role is not determined on years of experience and be catered to suit but ultimately the Vet needs to be ambitious looking to develop your clinical skills and knowledge further
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills
  • You will work well within the team alongside other veterinary specialists and clinicians
  • You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare


  • Salary: 35,000 to 50,000 per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 6 weeks annual leave, including bank holidays
  • CPD: Generous allowance of 1,000
  • Memberships: VDS cover
  • Accommodation and vehicle available, including fuel card
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Cycle to work 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: 39170

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

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