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Veterinary Surgeon, Equine, Full Time, Staffordshire

Shires Vets Equine
Salary of £45,000- £47,000 depending on experience
Closing date
30 Nov 2021

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Large/Farm Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time
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Equine Veterinary Surgeon, Full Time, Staffordshire

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 Linnaeus, which is a vibrant community of veterinary practices across the UK and Ireland. Linnaeus works 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 full time Equine Vet with a minimum of 2 years’ experience.

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


Shires Vets Equine consists of a dedicated, highly knowledgeable team who balance knowledge and practical experience with the latest developments and innovative techniques. We are a progressive practice who take great pride in offering the highest level of care for your equine.

Based in Eccleshall, covering a 30 mile radius with our own out of hours, emergency service, we are always available when you might need us. Our zone visits help to keep your costs down by organising routine appointments geographically.

Shires Vets offer a comprehensive range of services from pre-purchase examinations and vaccinations to advanced diagnostics - including lameness investigation and ultrasound - and surgery. We strive to offer the very best advice and treatment and our team are always happy to discuss any questions you may have regarding your equine’s care.

Find Us
01785 850218
Stone Road
ST21 6DL
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