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TB Tester - Knox & Devlin Veterinary Surgeons

Practice Site:
  • Knox & Devlin (Whaley Bridge) LA

Knox & Devlin is a 7-vet mixed practice in the heart of the Peak District, treating all creatures great and small. Set high up in the picturesque Peak District, close to Kinder Scout, we cover a large area from Manchester, into the Cheshire plain, across North Derbyshire and over towards Sheffield. We are a 7 vet practice, 6 of whom are mixed and one wholly small animal.  We encourage new graduates and welcome their enthusiasm and new ideas which help to keep us on our toes and abreast with new thinking.

Salary £28,000 per annum. Full Time (4 days per week)

We are seeking a TB tester to join our team at Knox & Devlin. Supported by a dedicated team of vets, nurses, administrators and management you will be encouraged to attend generously funded CPD.

As a practice we will be willing to train the right candidate to clinical standard and the opportunity to join our team undertaking a clinical role.

Tasks will include:

  • Communication with practice employees with regard to TB Testing Diary, provision of paperwork/handheld computer devices and Tuberculin
  • Prompt and timely arrival on farm, fully prepared and equipped with correct equipment and paperwork required for each test.
  • TB Testing with specific adherence to the APHA OV Instructions for TB and SOP's including hygiene, biosecurity and health & safety requirements.
  • Communication of test results and implications to farmers at the time of the TB test.
  • Provision of correct paperwork to farmers after test completion.
  • Maintenance and cleaning of TB Testing equipment, Personal Protective Equipment and clothing.
  • Prompt return of TB test paperwork/handheld computer to practice location.
  • Responsibility to ensure TB Test information is uploaded and signed off correctly on SAM web portal within set timescales.

In addition to all of the benefits of working for a corporate organisation but with the independent feel you will receive:

  • Great rates of pay
  • Up to 7 weeks holiday a year (+Bank Holidays) with our Buy, Sell Holiday Scheme
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • A comprehensive bonus and pension scheme
  • The opportunity to work with and be mentored by esteemed colleagues
  • Career progression

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Knox & Devlin (Whaley Bridge) LA
10 Bridge Street, Whaley Bridge, High Peak, Derbyshire, United Kingdom, SK23 7LR
  • Salary:
    Attractive Benefits Package
  • Practice:
    Knox & Devlin Veterinary Surgeons
  • City:
    High Peak
  • Employment Type:
  • Application Closing Date:
    30 June 2019
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