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Equine Veterinary Surgeon, Essex, Essex

Essex Essex Independent
We require an Equine Clinician with experience to join our modern hospital in rural Essex, within easy reach of London and the M25.
You will be based at our Blackmore Hospital, boasting current diagnostic, hospitalisation, and surgical facilities. You will be providing an ambulatory service for our mixed sport horse, and leisure horse population.
We are looking for a capable general practitioner who wants the opportunity to use or develop their own area of expertise. Applicants should be competent and confident in general equine practice, and excel in communication. Special interests would be welcomed, and we can help you to develop those. There is the opportunity to acquire further qualifications. Candidates with specialist skills or certificates will be considered.

Applicants should also be motivated, a passionate team player with a personable and friendly attitude, and a strong client focus.
The practice has been independently owned since 1980. Our clinicians are encouraged to take charge of their cases, but the skilled team make internal referrals ideal for more challenging patients. We also have a diplomat in internal medicine and stud medicine.
We have up to date equipment including, video endoscopy, laparoscopy, ultrasound, DR radiography, BEVA AI centre, and in-house laboratory within a recently built hospital help to ensure job satisfaction.

We have a skilled team of enthusiastic nurses, receptionists, and office support staff. Mental and physical well-being of the team are paramount, and to that effect the routine consists of a:

-4 day working week, including a maximum of 2 Saturday mornings in 8 if required, with some out of hours.
-Equine emergency rota (2 in 8 weekends, and 1 weeknight a week is required).
-We are proud to provide an on-call service for our clients, and we have a long-serving clinical team that find this service rewarding and not too onerous.
-Salary range is 36K – 44K per annum (2-5 years qualified), or 45K – 55K annum (5+ years qualified), depending on experience.

Benefits include out of hours bonus, sufficient time away from the practice, and generous CPD scheme. 31.5 days holiday per holiday year, increasing for long serving team members.

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