Permanent Farm Animal Veterinary Surgeons Ireland


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Job summary

Vet Seekers
£35,000 - £55,000 DOE
Job Role:
Veterinary surgeon, Veterinarian
Animal Health, Hospital, Livestock, Mixed Animal, Multiple Practice, Veterinary
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

A large mixed animal practice in Ireland are recruiting two Farm Animal veterinary surgeons. The practice provides a high standard of care to dairy, beef and sheep clients across 6 counties in Northern Ireland. The practice is heavily focused on preventative medicine so it Vital the vet is passionate in this area. They also provide 24hr emergency cover. A vet who enjoys establishing good working relationships with clients would be ideal for this role  

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal         
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm 
  • Weekends: Yes Saturday 9am - 11.30 
  • OOH:  Yes on a Rota 
  • Sole charge: Some
  • Branch work: Yes
  • Hospital : Yes
  • Team: Multiple Vet & RVN  
  • Other: Practice provides 24 Hour cover

About them:

  • State of the art facilities – with IT to facilitate modern dairy herds.
  • Forward thinking professional practice
  • Hospital and branches
  • Provides 24hr cover
  • Practice sees a varied case load – including trauma cases.
  • The practice offers an extensive list of services to their clients, such as youngstock management breeding advice, lameness and footcare, mastitis management and milk production, cattle fertility and routine visits. Sheep – Ram fertility, sheep laparoscopic AI and Embryo Transfer, Fertility and production.  

About You:

  • You must have a strong work ethic and provide an excellent high standard of clinical service
  • You will be an experienced forward-thinking veterinary surgeon
  • You ideally will be 2+ years qualified but this is not essential.
  • You will have good surgical experience and comfortable working autonomously
  • You will work well as part of a team and have great communication skills to develop working relationships with clients and fellow team members
  • You must be motivated and have a genuine passion for animal welfare and preventative medicine.  

Facilities and services of the practice: 
•Infectious disease monitoring and control, including herd accreditation
•Metabolic profiling
•Ration formulation assessments
•Vet run training courses, including foot trimming and DIY AI (9 LANTRA certified trainers)
•Out of hours cover from 5 dedicated farm vets
•Routine herd monitoring, including teat and hock lesion scoring
•Full BCVA herd health plans available
•Flock health planning, including pre-tupping and pre-lambing visits


  • Salary: £35,000 – £55,000 DOE     
  • Holiday allowance: 24 days plus 8 Bank Holidays   - rises with time served
  • Pension: Contributory pension scheme available
  • Certificates are funded and supported
  • CPD: Generous Allowance and days off provided.
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Rewards: Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with High Street retailers and restaurants
  • Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS and BVA)

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 1 years’ post-grad UK experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. 

Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

T: 0333 014 7374     



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