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Experienced MRVCS Equine Stud Vet Required, West Sussex

Experienced Equine Stud vet required to join and expand our team of 20+ equine vets, for the 2022 season - starting February.

 

Working out of our new state of the art, RCVS Tier 3 hospital facilities. With the support of RCVS, European and American boarded specialists in medicine, surgery and stud medicine.

 

The current team of 4 stud vets are highly experienced in all aspects of reproductive work providing thoroughbred breeding services as well as artificial insemination with chilled and frozen semen, embryo transfer and ovum pick up.  Mares are boarded in the hospital, managed at local studs or private yards. The hospital is equipped with intensive care foal units and an in-house laboratory.  The successful candidate will need to be motivated and be an excellent communicator.

 

Competitive salary package, good out of hours rota awaits the successful candidate.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please do not delay, as, although there is no closing date, we are keen to fill the role as soon as possible.

Please submit your CV and covering letter to Tanya Bricker

Email address: Tanya.Bricker@sussexequinehospital.co.uk

Hospital Internship Vacancies

We are a state of the art, purpose- built, referral hospital providing patients and clients with the best standards of equine veterinary health care.

We currently have three Intern positions available, one to start immediately, second to start in February 2022 and the third to start in June/July 2022. The post would suit recent graduates or those wishing to increase their knowledge and skills in equine veterinary medicine and surgery. Having a positive, enthusiastic attitude and being a pro-active hard worker, with excellent communication skills are important.

During your internship you will be exposed to a wide variety of cases within all aspects of equine veterinary medicine. You will be responsible for the routine in-patient care, and will participate in the work-up and treatment of the cases under close supervision of our in-house surgical resident and specialists in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Theriogenology and Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation. In addition, you will receive anaesthesia training by a recognised Specialist in Anaesthesia and Analgesia, on a regular basis along the programme.

Cases are discussed daily in an open forum during rounds, and Journal Clubs and Practical Tutorials are held monthly in house. At the end the programme you will have gain vast experience in:

  • Medical workups and treatments including colics, resting and overland endoscopy and gastroscopy
  • Lameness assessment, including all joint and nerve blocks
  • Performing and reading radiographs and ultrasound images
  • Regenerative medicine treatment modalities (PRP, IRAP, Stem Cells).
  • Dental: routine and specialised diagnostics and treatments
  • Sedation and Anaesthesia
  • Castrations and minor surgeries
  • Sarcoid and Melanoma removal with Laser and Surgical excision
  • Reproductive work including artificial insemination

 

This programme will give you an excellent foundation for your further career as an equine ambulatory practitioner or to pursue further specialisation.

Onsite accommodation for interns is provided with utilities bills covered by the hospital. The intern is also granted a CPD budget and days for CPD attendance.  Further information on the hospital available from www.sussexequinehospital.co.uk and on the role from the Practice Manager: Tanya.bricker@sussexequinehospital.co.uk

Applicants must have right to work in UK and all required documents to register with the RCVS including IELTS at correct level.

 

Please email CV & covering letter to Tanya - tanya.bricker@sussexequinehospital.co.uk

RECEPTIONIST

We are looking for a full-time receptionist (Monday to Friday 0830-1730).

 

You must have excellent communication and organisational skills, a professional telephone manner and the ability to remain calm under pressure.  You will be adept at juggling multiple demands and at adapting arrangements in the light of changing priorities.  You also need strong IT skills, an attention to detail and the ability to keep an overview on several vets’ work.

 

In return for those skills, we offer a friendly and fun team, a beautiful rural working environment (car driver essential) and a competitive salary.

 

Please apply with CV to Tanya.bricker@sussexequinehospital.co.uk no later than 5pm on 17th December 2021.  First round interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on or around the 1st week in January and final round candidates will be invited to spend some time with our reception team before a final decision is made.

 

No agencies please.