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Specialist Small Animal Surgeon - Northern Ireland Veterinary Specialists

Specialist Small Animal Surgeon

Northern Ireland Veterinary Specialists (NiVS)


We have an exciting opportunity for a Specialist Surgeon (ECVS or ACVS board certification or eligible individual, registered with the RCVS and eligible to work in the UK) to join our team.


Upon joining NiVS you will work alongside another experienced ECVS/RCVS specialist surgeon offering orthopaedic, soft tissue and neurosurgery referrals and a specialist cardiologist offering medical and interventional cardiology services. The specialists are supported by a highly experienced nursing team, interns and a dedicated out of hours service. We have two fully equipped operating theatres, fluoroscopy, HD arthroscopy, and on-site CT. We are seeking a compassionate team player that shares our focus of providing the best possible care to our clients and their pets at a hospital that is a great place to work and develop your career. As a relatively new hospital, this offers an exciting opportunity to help shape the growth and development of the practice.    


Northern Ireland Veterinary Specialists is based in idyllic countryside on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Hillsborough, yet only 15 minutes from vibrant Belfast city and just over 1 hour from Dublin. Northern Ireland is a wonderful location to live, with easy access to the mountains, the coast and with an array of sporting and scenic attractions on our doorstep.


We offer an exceptional remuneration package including six weeks holiday pro rata, generous CPD allowance, generous contributory pension, private healthcare and a competitive salary commensurate with experience, amongst many other benefits such as prolonged sick pay, income protection insurance and life assurance.


The full-time position being offered is 40 hours, 4 days per week, although the number of hours per days and days per week is negotiable - so let us know what may work for you!


For further information or informal enquiries, contact Aidan McAlinden, Clinical Director ( or Justine May, Practice Manager ( or via telephone on +44 28 92 680 680.

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50 Old Coach Rd, , Hillsborough, Northern Ireland, UK, BT26 6PB
  • Salary:
    Attractive Salary + Benefits
  • Practice:
    Northern Ireland Veterinary Specialists
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  • Job Type:
    Full-Time, Part-Time
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  • Application Closing Date:
    31 July 2022
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