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Veterinary Surgeon - Equine

Robson & Prescott Veterinary Surgeons, Morpeth Whorral Bank Hospital
Morpeth, Northumberland, England
Up to £55,000 DOE
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Salary up to £55,000 DOE, Relocation Allowance up to £1,000 plus Welcome Bonus up to £3,000

Here at Robson & Prescott Veterinary Surgeons we are looking for an Equine Vet to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for first opinion care of hospitalised and ambulatory cases. A role could be created to encompass both equine and small animal work if desired.

Rota patterns that work for you

Our people are at the heart of everything that we do, that’s why we know that work-life balance is vital in supporting our people to be their best selves. Our flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours offers a balance that truly flexes with you and your lifestyle no matter what stage you are in your career.

We are happy to hear from full or part time applicants. The rota will be from 2-4 days per week plus contribution (1:4) to weekends and OOH on call.

About us

We occupy a purpose-built mixed hospital with 4 stables, exam halls and stocks. We are fully equipped with DR radiography, endoscopy and gastroscopy, ultrasonography and much more!

Our practice is located on the outskirts of Morpeth, a traditional market town in mid Northumberland. We have ready access to our beautiful beaches, rolling hillside and all that Newcastle has to offer.

Want to know more about our amazing team?

Currently we have 29 Veterinary Surgeons within a team of 104, with 4 of those being Equine Vets. We also have a groom and a nursing team of 32.

Because Our People Matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work-life balance

*6.6 weeks annual leave

*Additional holiday entitlement for your birthday


*Private medical insurance

*Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

*Cycle to Work scheme

*Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

*Non-accidental injury support


*£1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata

*Certificate support

*Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy

*Access to Vetlexicon - our online encyclopaedia provider

*All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding

*All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund

*Infection Prevention and Control Programme

*Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

*BVA membership

*VDS cover


*Pawsome Benefits - reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers

*Pension - 5% Employee/3% Employer

*Discounted staff pet care

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.

Up to £55,000 DOE


Every member of the Robson & Prescott team is totally committed to giving each animal they see the best possible care.

Robson & Prescott has 8 different branches. Our main hospital is at Whorral Bank, Morpeth. Our branch surgeries are at Alnwick, Ashington, Bedlington, Blyth, Seaton Delaval, West Moor and Morpeth town centre.

Our state-of-the-art facilities at our Whorral Bank Hosptial include four operating theatres, a dental suite, fully-equipped diagnostic laboratory, x-ray room, ultra sound including doppler and endoscopy facilities. There are separate wards for dogs, cats, birds, small mammals and exotics, a physio and hydrotherapy suite and six consulting rooms.

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NE61 3BN

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