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Senior Vet - Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital

Practice Site:
  • MiNightVet Kildare (Grey Abbey)

MiNightVet Kildare (Grey Abbey)


Are you a Vet with an interest in Emergency & Critical Care? Are you interested in taking the next step in your career? 


MiNightVet Kildare are looking for an experienced Vet to join the Out of Hours team as our Senior Vet.


VCI and VDS fees paid, CPD encouraged and supported.


Who & where are we:  Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital, based in County Kildare, Ireland is approximately 1 hour from Dublin. Kildare is the heart of Ireland's thoroughbred country. It hosts a great shopping outlet, stunning scenery and walkways and many wonderful cafes.


We are based within a modern, purpose built building with the most up to date facilities. We have three consult rooms, two surgery suites, an intensive care unit, in-house lab, ultrasound scanner. We are an accredited Hospital registered with the Veterinary Council of Ireland's practice accreditation scheme. We have our own dedicated OOH service.


The Team: You will enjoy working with an energetic, motivated and experienced team of fellow Vets, Nurses and Support Staff. 


Applicant requirements: This position would suit an experienced small animal vet, preferably with a minimum of 2+ years' experience, who is capable and confident of working sole charge, leading, mentoring and supporting other veterinary surgeons alongside a small clinical team. You will have surgical experience in routine and emergency procedures and possess good communication skills. You will have a team player mentality and a passion to deliver excellent care and client service.


You will be working alongside an experienced OOH team providing triage and intensive care at an excellent standard to a variety of interesting cases involving both emergency patients and in-patients.


Working Hours: An average of 10 nights per month working on a 7 nights on, 14 nights off basis with 1:6 weekends (days). Options to swap rostered shifts with other team members where feasible.


Our Pro Rata Benefits include:

  • An attractive salary DOE
  • A generous CPD package
  • Holiday entitlement 6.6 weeks including bank holidays
  • Access to Personal Retirement Savings Account
  • Two weeks' off full sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity pay – 10 weeks at 100% pay and 10 weeks at 50% pay followed by statutory allowance
  • Enhanced paternity pay – 2 weeks at 50% pay
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme


To submit an online application for this fantastic role, please click Apply Now and upload your CV. Or for an informal and confidential chat about this role, please text/call Laura on +44 (0)788 037 4377.


Vet / Veterinary Surgeon / Small Animal Vet / Senior Vet

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MiNightVet Kildare (Grey Abbey)
Grey Abbey Road, Kildare, County Kildare, Republic of Ireland
  • Salary:
    Attractive Pro Rata Salary + Benefits
  • Practice:
    Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital
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  • Application Closing Date:
    31 October 2021
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