Veterinary Surgeon Lurgan Northern Ireland

This veterinary practice in Lurgan Northern Ireland is looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join their team as a Lead Veterinary Surgeon. In this role, the selected individual will oversee the veterinary team and ensure the delivery of exceptional medical care to our patients.

Responsibilities will include providing leadership to the team, ensuring quality care is provided, conducting examinations, diagnosing medical conditions, performing surgical procedures, prescribing medication, and offering guidance to pet owners. The Lead Veterinary Surgeon will also play a vital role in the overall management and profitability of the practice.

The position requires someone with clinical expertise in performing various surgical procedures, diagnosing and treating medical conditions in small animals, and providing emergency care. Proficiency in communication, time management, collaboration, and business management is also crucial. The ideal candidate should possess strong problem-solving skills, empathy towards animals and clients, and the ability to manage conflicts professionally.

Employee benefits:

– Lead vet contribution scheme – make up to an extra 20% of your base salary per quarter.
– Tier 2 visa sponsorship for candidates outside of the UK.
– Relocation package of up to £2000 (£5000 if relocating from outside of the UK
– £1500 CPD allowance and 3 days paid CPD leave per year.
– 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays.
– Payment of RCVS, VDS & BVA fees.
– Funded certificate opportunities.
– 24 hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance program.
– Enhanced maternity/paternity leave.
– Leadership training.
– Pension scheme.
– Paid sabbatical after five years’ service.
– Annual pay reviews.
– Additional paid leave for exceptional attendance.
– Colleague purchase scheme.
– Hapibenefits – A range of discounts on shopping, entertainment and meals out.

We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.

The practice is well-equipped and situated in the charming town of Lurgan, known for its rich history and picturesque landscapes. The town offers modern amenities, traditional Irish charm, and easy access to recreational activities and transportation links including good connections to Belfast.

For more information, please submit your CV.