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Veterinary Surgeon - Northern Ireland

Millburn Veterinary Practice
Londonderry, Causeway Coast & Glens
Competitive Salary
Closing date
12 Nov 2021

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

The Role

We have a great opportunity for a full time Veterinary Surgeon to join our small animal team at Millburn Veterinary Practice. Covering caseloads from dentistry, diagnostic imaging, medical workups, orthopaedics and even some equine work ​if you are interested – this is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to gain some experience in equine as well as the small animal side of the business. 


Working 40 hours per week (full time) would also consider part-time and job share applications
Working 4-5 days per week would be flexible on days per week
1:4 weekend rota
OOH shared equally between all staff 


From £33,000 negotiable D.O.E. 

About Us

Located on the beautiful Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland five minutes from the sandy beaches of Portstewart and Portrush
We are a friendly and enthusiastic team that prides ourselves in providing a high standard of patient and client care in all aspects of first opinion small animal practice. We have all modern facilities including digital and dental radiography, ultrasound, and a brand-new in-house lab. As well as our fabulous location we also provide free gym membership and encourage sport and outside interests.
We are a close-knit team that enjoys friendly client relationships and a busy and varied caseload. We have and experienced team of 4 veterinary surgeons and 7 nursing and reception staff. We support the local Cats Protection League and compete in the annual Waggy Races. 

Applicant Requirements

Must have small animal consulting and surgical skills, must be RCVS registered. We can consider new graduates as support will be given, CPD is encouraged, and individual interests and post graduate study supported. 

Benefits (subject to pro rata)

•    5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
•    5 days paid CPD leave
•    £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    VDS Membership paid
•    BVA Membership paid
•    Service based holiday entitlement increases
•    VDS cover
•    Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
•    Enhanced paternity pay
•    Birthday leave
•    Discounted veterinary fees
•    My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Pension
•    CPD/training support
•    Paid bereavement leave
•    Company sick pay
•    Employee opinion survey
•    Free uniform in a number of roles
•    Annual pay reviews
•    Social events
•    Sponsorship for overseas employees
•    Academy & Leadership courses
•    Focus on employee wellbeing
•    Relocation packages
•    Career progression opportunities
•    Free flu jabs

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. 

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.


Millburn Veterinary Practice has been a busy small animal practice since the early 1970’s and was the first dedicated companion animal practice outside Belfast.

Formerly home to legendary local vet Catherine McNeill we took over the practice in 2005 as a husband and wife veterinary team. We have friendly staff and pride ourselves in providing both a professional and personal service.

Find Us
135 Millburn Road
BT52 1QY
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