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Mixed Veterinary Surgeon - Oaklawns Veterinary Surgery

The Role

Oaklawns Veterinary Surgery require a full time Veterinary Surgeon to join four other vets in a busy mixed practice. 1 in 5 weekend rota with good support, providing on call out of hours service. Experience preferred. All mod cons including digital x-ray, ultrasound scanners, haematology and biochemistry analysers, etc. Mixed practice so needs to be able to carry out duties on both the small animal and large animal side of things as rota will vary.

About Us

Oaklawns Veterinary Surgery is a first opinion, mixed practice located in Carlow Town, Co. Carlow, in the South East of the Republic of Ireland. Carlow is a popular commuter so the role may also suit someone living in Dublin City to the North East, and Waterford City to the South. The practice is a mixed practice, predominantly a small animal practice, with the large animal continually growing and developing. John Brophy MRCVS is the Clinical Director and currently leads a strong team of four vets, one nurse and four support staff.

Applicant Requirements

The successful candidate will be a qualified Veterinary Surgeon with good experience of all animal care. Good knowledge of large animals in the treatment of cows, calves and sheep. Experience handling horses also a benefit. Experience with handling small animals for clinical examination, vaccinations, diagnoses, etc.


  • 20 days paid holiday not including bank holidays(based on full time, prorated for part time)
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • €1300 CPD Allowance per annum
  • VDS Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Access to PRSA
  • 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
  • Industry leading Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ 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.

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