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Vectis Equine Vets – Vet Surgeon, Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Isle of Wight Independent

Fun loving, superhero wanted to extend our fantastic team of vets from 3 to 4. We provide high quality care to our patients whilst ensuring an excellent work life balance for our staff.

Join our supportive ambulatory team which already comprises 2 certificate holders, each with over 16 years’ experience each (and includes 2 very good bakers!). Varied case load includes sport horses, pleasure horses, FEI showjumpers, CIC4* eventers and over 115 donkeys at the Island’s Donkey Sanctuary. Enjoy short journeys between calls through the beautiful landscape of the island, over 50% of which is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty.

We are looking for an equine vet with at least 2 years clinical experience in equine practice who would like the chance to work in a supportive first opinion practice whilst continuing to grow as a general practitioner. Would suit experienced practitioner who wants to focus on patient care and really enjoy their work rather than driving miles per day! Or a vet early in their career who wants to continue to grow and improve.

Join the team working on the road 3, 4 or 4.5 days per week with one guaranteed study day/ week, if wanted, to support and encourage you working towards a fully funded RCVS equine certificate . You will also benefit from professional development day’s at “Liphook Equine hospital” shadowing their European and RCVS specialists to help gain the practical experience and case management skills needed to compliment your advancing knowledge.

We value our staff and believe that the best care is given by vets that are happy in their work, so package can be tailored to suit individual’s needs.

About the practice

100% ambulatory but with our own stocks and use of trot up and menage at local yard when required. Currently 3 vet team with 2 fantastic receptionists who will help organise your day and provide exceptional admin support.

Originally the practice was a branch of “The Liphook Equine Hospital” but became independent in 2012. We retain very close ties with Liphook and their European specialists visit regularly for referral opinions or surgeries allowing you to stay involved in referral work ups.

Job specifics

– Long weekend off after a weekend on call.

– 25 days holiday per annum, plus bank holidays.

– Comprehensive private medical plan, Company vehicle, i-phone, surface-pro laptop and uniform provided.

– VDS cover included

– 8.30am start, 5.30pm finish – yes that really happens!!

– Bonus for every OOH call.

– Quiet OOH covering small geographical area.

For more information call Kate for an informal chat on 07825 747419 or come and spend time at the practice to see what we can offer.

Please apply with CV to [email protected]