Farm Animal Vet – Somerset – JG10315

Job Role

Veterinary Surgeon

Job Type




As part of a 6-vet team and with the support of 2 TB Testers and 3 paraprofessional my client is looking for an experienced Farm Animal Vet. The practice is located in the heart of the southwest dairy country. They are a 95% Dairy farm practice with some beef, sheep and smallholder work. They have a strong team ethos and work together to provide an excellent service to their dedicated farmers. All the usual equipment expected for a farm vet is provided and they have excellent in-house facilities to complement their ambulatory work. The role is a mix of routine fertility visits, sick cow work, delivery of OV services and consultancy and advice delivery. 4.5 days per week 8.30am - 6.30pm OOH rota is 1:6 weeknights and weekends My client has a strong reputation in the area as a respected farm practice. They have in house facilities which allows surgery and hospitalisation of cattle. They encourage students to see EMS with them as they have an interesting and varied caseload. With trained Mental Health First Aiders and Well-being Champions, they strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance. The team holds regular meetings and communicate well together. Teamwork is the cornerstone of the service they provide and sharing of ideas and expertise is actively encouraged. This position would suit an ambitious candidate who wants to work with some of the best farmers in the UK. The majority of the dairy farmers have routine fertility visits and are used to receiving additional consultancy advice. A knowledge of the dairy industry and the challenges faced would be desirable. The ability to communicate clearly with the team and clients is a key attribute. Most important is a good positive attitude to get stuck in and make a difference on the clients’ farms. Ambitions to develop further services for farmers and to manage the farm department would be encouraged and supported. For more information call us directly on 01392 793733 or email your CV to

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