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Current Opportunities:  Parklands is expanding …. come and join the team

Vets needed in North West

Parklands Veterinary Group – Drumahoe

An exciting opportunity awaits for both Large Animal and Mixed Large Animal/Small Animal Veterinary Surgeons to take up a position in our team based in the North West at Drumahoe.
As we look to the future with the development of state-of-the-art premises and have the support of over 30 Veterinary Surgeons, we would be delighted to speak to you.
Full time and part time applicants will be considered.
About Us
Parklands are an established Mixed practice and here you will be working with some of the most progressive and intensive farms in Northern Ireland. We are a forward-thinking practice with a supportive environment where your professional development is actively encouraged, and colleagues are keen to share their knowledge and discuss best practice advice so that the whole team can continually improve
The salary offered will reflect the qualities you offer and will also reflect the role undertaken.
The Benefits:
• Accommodation and vehicle provided and no utility bills
• Time off in-lieu for OOH
• Funded CPD and support to pursue any interests / certificate
• RCVS/VDS fees paid plus one other subscription of your choice
• Training and career progression
• Competitive salary DOE
• Enhanced holidays with a buy and sell scheme
• Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
• Company pension scheme
• Staff pet care discount
• Due to expansion the potential to earn locum rates for extra weekends worked.
• Advantage of internal training from our experienced team members and utilising external professional trainers
Please forward C.V. to: hr@parklandsvets.co.uk or to discuss further please contact Eamon Donnelly on 07919093858 or email eamon.donnelly@parklandsvets.co.uk

Senior Vet Required

Exciting opportunity for Senior Vet role to replace one of our long-standing Senior vets entering vet academia in the UK. The role entails taking on routine scanning and health management on your own dedicated farms with the back up team of 14 other large animal vets. Based in Cookstown Co. Tyrone.
Package in Circa of £60k to include Staff incentives, reward schemes and enhanced benefits.

For more information contact Eamon 07919 093858 eamon.donnelly@parklandsvets.co.uk or Philip 07971998451 philip.abernethy@parklandsvets.co.uk

Closing date for application: Wednesday 30th June

Position : Mixed Vet

Mixed Animal Vets Required

Due to expansion and increased workload Parklands Veterinary wish to seek mixed animal vet.

About Us

Parklands Veterinary are an established Mixed Animal practice with various branches across Mid Ulster

We pride ourselves on delivery of excellent animal health services

The role will include a flexible mix of clinical work with dairy, beef, and sheep herds covering all veterinary requirements for beef and dairy herds and sheep flocks, including Reproduction – Fertility, and Scanning, Health Plans, Disease Investigation, And much more along with First Opinion small animal consultations and a  great variety of surgical and medical cases including orthopaedics.

We offer clinical freedom and an opportunity to develop your own client base

We also have a team of highly experienced Vets with Various levels of special interests

Fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology

Offer 24hr services 365 days per year

Applicant Requirements

You must be enthusiastic, motivated and have good communication skills and be prepared to work as part of a team. We believe in a healthy work, life balance. Experience preferred but not essential as new graduates will be well supported through our Graduate Programme


Salary: Commensurate to experience

33 Days annual leave incl. bank holidays

RCVS and VDS fees paid

CPD funded and Certificates encouraged

Exclusive company discounts and rewards

Workplace Pension Scheme

Health Insurance scheme

Staff Discount

For more information or to apply please contact Eamon Donnelly on 07919093858 or email eamon.donnelly@parklandsvets.co.uk or Philip Abernethy on 07971998451 or Philip.abernethy@parklandsvets.co.uk

Position: Experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon – Parklands

Parklands Veterinary Group Dungannon is looking to add to our dedicated team of Veterinary surgeons to help develop our first and especially 2nd opinion work.
Parklands is a progressive Small Animal RCVS Accredited practice with 11 Small animal vets split over 2 sites. We have excellent surgical, medical and diagnostic facilities in house performing complex orthopaedic, soft tissue and medical procedures. Parklands is situated in beautiful rural mid ulster with easy access to the north, east and west coasts. We have a large and growing caseload seeing many major trauma cases and refer little.
We have a range of vets with additional qualifications and several working towards certificates. We have a great team and great vision for providing excellent service to our patients and clients whilst accommodating and normalising a work life balance for our team. Certificates are fully supported and encouraged

·     Location based at Dungannon (occasionally at other sites)

·        Start date – This new position is immediately available and also happy to support candidates who are looking for part-time work.

·     Experience level of candidate – you will ideally have two years plus small animal experience with certificate or keen to attain one.

·     We have an equally shared rota between the SAVets. OOH currently 1 in 9.

·     Salary – competitive – rising with experience

·     6.6 weeks paid holiday including bank holidays

·     Opportunity to buy/sell holidays

·     Enhanced maternity/paternity pay

·     5 days paid CPD leave

·     £1750 CPD allowance per annum, more if a certificate holder

·     HealthShield – wide ranging contributions for health and wellbeing treatment, including dentistry and optician appointment. Additional discounts including retail & gym memberships

·     RCVS/VDS and BVA Membership paid

·     Discounted Veterinary fees

·     CPD/training support

·     Enhanced company sick pay

·     Learning and Leadership courses

·     Cycle to work scheme.

To apply, please send your CV  to Andrew.Turkington@Parklandsvets.co.uk or for a chat ring 07980301465

Position: Experienced Equine Vet Required

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our fast-paced multi-disciplinary Equine Department within our Mixed animal practice located in Mid Ulster.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Individual who would be an addition to our 2 Vet team, in our long-established practice. We are dedicated to delivering a first-class service to our clients and their animals across all areas of equine routine and emergency medicine. Our Equine Department specialise in Reproductive services- Artificial insemination, Embryo Transfer and foaling.

We boast an 18 stable yard complete with knock down box, DR X-Ray, video endoscope, gastroscope, ultrasound scanner and in-house laboratory machines.

Benefits Include:

28 Days Annual Leave

Paid Professional Membership fees

Generous CPD Allowance (certificates encouraged)

Company sick pay scheme



Company Vehicle, Mobile and Accommodation

Please contact Jim Slaine, Equine Clinical Director, Parklands Veterinary Group, Cookstown. Jim.slaine@parklandsvets.co.uk or 07971814872 for further details

Position: TB Testers Required

Due to expansion and increase in workload Parklands Veterinary Group are seeking TB testers.

Parklands are an established mixed animal practice with various branches across the Mid Ulster area.

The ideal candidate will have experience in TB Testing (but not essential)

Staff benefits

Salary: Commensurate to experience

28 Days annual leave incl. bank holidays

RCVS and VDS fees paid

Exclusive company discounts and rewards

Workplace Pension Scheme

Health Insurance scheme

Staff Discount

For further information please contact either Eamon Donnelly on 07919093858 or Philip Abernethy on 07971998451 or to apply please send CVs to eamon.donnelly@parklandsvets.co.uk or philip.abernethy@parklandsvets.co.uk