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Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon (Equine/ Mix Farm, Full Time) Eccleshall

Shires Vets
Salary Competitive
Closing date
20 May 2021

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Animal Health, Equine, Mixed Animal, Large/Farm Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
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Job Details

Shires Vets, established over 70 years ago, is a mixed animal practice serving Staffordshire and the surrounding counties in the Midlands, with sites in:

  • Eccleshall
  • Gnosall
  • Stoke on Trent
  • Stone
  • Stafford

We complete primary care services for small animal, farm and equine. The Shires team members are all animal-owners and take pride in providing a caring, compassionate, and friendly service to all our clients and their precious pets.

We are part of the Linnaeus Group, which is a vibrant community of veterinary practices across the UK. The Linnaeus Group work across a range of areas within veterinary medicine from small animal to farm and equine. All our practices are individual but two important things bring us together; a commitment to excellence in everything we do.

Due to ongoing success, we are looking for a large animal vet  either full time farm animal or farm/equine (we are able to split the role to accommodate your interest).

The Role & Benefits Package:

  • Full time, 40hr week
  • 1 in 6 on call rota, time in lieu
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, plus additional 1 day "birthday leave"
  • Vehicle provided for work use
  • Wellbeing Programme
  • RCVS/VDS/professional body fees paid
  • 5 days CPD per year
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Optional private medical health care
  • Development and mentoring scheme for a new graduate or inexperienced vet

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Shires Veterinary Practice is privately owned and has been providing comprehensive veterinary care for over 70 years, serving Staffordshire and the surrounding counties in the Midlands.

Our team of experienced and dedicated veterinary practitioners and nurses are based at three main practices at Stone, Eaton Park and Eccleshall with branches at Gnosall and Loggerheads.

We provide our own out of hours, emergency service, around the clock ensuring assistance can be provided as and when clients need it. Our in-house laboratories gives us access to rapid test results (often within hours) allowing early diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

From routine health examinations to detailed surgical procedures, utilising and employing the latest research and developments, our team are experienced in handling a large array of pets from dogs, cats and rabbits to chickens, goats and bearded dragons. 

By working together the Shires Vet Rewards scheme enables our clients to spread the cost of veterinary care and save money whilst helping to ensure pets receive the best care available.

Find Us
01785 813955
Eccleshall Road
ST15 0HJ
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