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Night Veterinary Surgeon

Castle Veterinary Group, Co. Down
Castlewellan, Newry, Mourne & Down
Salary from £48,000 negotiable D.O.E
Closing date
1 Nov 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

The Role

We are currently looking for a Night Veterinary Surgeon to join our team at Castle Vet Group in Castlewellan, Northern Ireland. Working from 6pm-7am, 7 nights on duty and 7 nights off including weekends from the Friday night till Monday morning.

The successful candidate will be required to cover all Out of hours work the Castlewellan and Downpatrick branches and will be in sole charge working on the farm and small animal emergencies.

About Us

We are a modern RCVS accredited Tier 2, purpose built two centre mixed practice with state-of-the-art premises based at the foothills of the beautiful Mourne Mountains and only 30 minutes from Belfast and 90 minutes to Dublin. We have been established for over 25 years providing 24-hour emergency services to our clients

Our team consists of 13 vets and 6 nurses, 3 SVN’s, 8 reception staff, 1 branch manager and 1 practice manager based across our 2 clinics, all our vets are encouraged to participate and develop in all areas of farm and domestic animal work. Our surgery facilities include all the usual: in-house labs, digital x-ray, ultrasound ECG and full orthopaedic equipment. We are also an approved Veterinary Nurse training practice.

Applicant Requirements

Looking for an experienced out of hours veterinary surgeon, confident with sole charge and ECC work manly within farm and small animal caseloads. Must be RCVS registered and have driving licence as company van will be provided. Offsite accommodation is also available.

Salary from £48,000 negotiable D.O.E


  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Relocation packages

Please use BH3909 as a reference when applying for this role.

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Vets in Castlewellan and Downpatrick.

  • Compassionate and expert staff caring for your pet
  • 24-hour emergency service available 
  • Free parking at all locations
  • Modern state-of-the-art premises
  • Large animal clinic
  • Established over 25 years 
  • Full diagnostic facilities 
  • Ultrasound and x-ray facilities available     
  • RCVS accredited Tier 2 Practice
  • Surgical theatres in all locations
  • Approved Veterinary Nurse training practice
  • Friendly and welcoming support staff
  • Nursing clinics including: weight management, nutrition, dental care
  • Highly trained veterinary surgeons and nurses who are constantly updated on the latest innovations and protocols


Find Us
8 Dublin Road
Co Down
BT31 9AQ
United Kingdom
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