Southview Veterinary Hospital is primarily a mixed practice located in Tipperary. Established in 2003, Southview has a long-standing history of treating pets and farm animals will all forms of injuries and ailments. Our practice has evolved greatly throughout the years to keep up with ever advancing veterinary technology and services.
As a valued team member in Southview you will have the opportunity to improve your skills working alongside our amazing team of certificate holders in a state-of-the-art fully equipped small animal hospital.
Our team is made up of 7 Veterinary Surgeons, 5 Veterinary Nuses and 2 Animal Care Assistants. We also have an extended team of support staff to make sure that our Vets and Nurses can focus on delivering exceptional patient care.
Our Veterinary team holds a range of certificates in Small Animal Surgery, Cardiology, Ultrasound and Dairy Herd Health.
We offer a range of referral services in various areas including Orthopaedics, Cardiology, Ultrasound and Reproduction. We also offer additional services in Laparoscopic Spays, Canine Health Schemes, Idexx Equipped Laboratory, Canine Physiotherapy and Hydrotherapy. We are particularly proud of our specialized services in Canine Reproduction and are passionate about providing a full range of services to ensure a healthy breeding regime in order to produce the next generation of genetically healthy puppies. We are the only veterinary establishment in Ireland offering the service of transcervical insemination using a camera guided scope.
This is a Full-time, Permanent position with the majority of your workload being Small Animal.
A small portion of your role will also involve large animal work with the occasional farm call and OOH work.
The typical work week is over 5 days/40 hours - with a day in lieu given when working any weekends.
The OOH Rota is 1 in 6 weekends and 1 night midweek on call.
Salary is up to €65,000 depending on experience.
The suitable candidate must be registered with the VCI and eligible to work in Ireland.
You would also require a full, clean driver's license for the role. A certain degree of experience in small animal surgery and internal medicine is required. Also, a basic level of experience in farm animal practice is required.
Benefits – Subject to Pro Rata
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our staff, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive salary, you will also benefit from:
- Work Life Balance
- 22 days Annual Leave
- Birthday Leave
- Focus on Employee Wellbeing
- Paid Maternity Leave Package
- Paid Paternity Leave
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Full access to EAP and Wellbeing Centre
- Paid Bereavement Leave
- Company Sick Pay
- €1300 annual CPD allowance with 5 days paid CPD days – subject to pro rata
- Funding of any Certificates / Diplomas / PhD’s you may want to pursue
- Career Progression Opportunities, both clinical and non-clinical
- Professional Memberships
- VCI membership paid
- VDS cover paid
- Additional Benefits
- Annual Pay Reviews
- Dedicated CARE fund – annual contribution of €1,100 from IVC Evidensia for each Vet to use on a case of your choice to ensure successful outcome with your patient (T&C’s apply)
- Pawesome Benefits - reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with hundreds of retailers
- Employer Pension Contributions
- Free Flu Inoculations
- Discounted Veterinary Fees
- Sponsorship for Overseas Employees
- Opportunity to join company programmes (LGBTQ+, Wellbeing Champions, Nurses Committee, Clinical Board and many more)
- Relocation Packages
As a BAME and LGBTQIA+ 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 Shónagh Dawson from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Shónagh Dawson RVN
+353 (0) 86 085 0891