Mullingar Pet Hospital requires an additional, enthusiastic small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join our team. Experience in small animal surgery and medicine would be an advantage but all levels of experience will be considered.
We have gone through further expansion in the last 2 years and therefore have the opportunity to welcome a new Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team. All our work is by appointment with the usual walk in and emergencies.
We operate Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 6:00
Weekend rota of 1 in 3. Saturday 9:00-1:30 and Sunday 2:00-3:00.
Salary: up to €55k DOE plus benefits.
Mullingar Pet Hospital were appointed small animal hospital status in 2007 and operate to a high standard. We have a good pm system and are very organised, even with online booking.
Located in the centre of Ireland, Mullingar is situated in our lakelands and enjoys the best of both worlds with a lively social scene and shopping in conjunction with the beautiful countryside on our doorstep. We also are renowned for our food with many award-winning restaurants in the town.
We have a huge music tradition with Brezy from the Blizzards, Nial Horan from One Direction, The Academics, Joe Dolan. Belvedere House on the shores of Lough Ennell hosts many open-air concerts during the year, and we boast world renowned pubs, where great pints and good food abound.
For sporting fans, we have an award winning 18-hole championship golf course, rugby club, hockey club, tennis club, triathlon club (biggest in Ireland), cycling club (2nd biggest in Ireland), athletics club (top club in Ireland), Mullingar equestrian centre, cricket club and hiking club, diving club, sailing club and swimming club. We have 3 leisure clubs and numerous gyms, and Centre Parcs Ireland is only a few kms down the road. We also have many renowned lakes for fishing and a Greenway and Blueway that stretches 50km in either direction out of Mullingar.
About the Team and Culture
We have a culture of consideration and kindness in the practice toward the patients but also to staff members, we are a very close community and there is a very positive atmosphere in the practice.
We are a team of 2 Vets, 1 RVN, 1 Vet Assistant, a full-time Receptionist and our Practice Manager who ensures we can concentrate on our clinical caseload. We are established for over 26 years and have a loyal clientele who are a joy to work for.
We are looking for a VCI registered Veterinary Surgeon that demonstrates excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic and passionate about providing high standards of clinical care and surgery. We welcome applications from those recently graduated, but it is desirable for you to have previous experience in a clinical setting.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
- 20 days paid holiday not including bank holidays
- VDS Membership paid
- Birthday leave
- Discounted veterinary fees
- My Benefits - various discounts including retail
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Access to PRSA
- 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
- Focus on employee wellbeing
- Relocation packages
- Career progression opportunities
- Free flu jabs
- And more!
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.
Any questions before applying?
Speak to Victoria Danielsson from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
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