About the Job

Senior Exotic Animal Veterinarian

Great Western Exotics

Up to £65,000 DOE plus benefits

Part of Vets Now and based at their 24-hour Emergency and Specialty Hospital in Swindon, Great Western Exotics is one of the leading avian and exotic animal specific veterinary services in the UK. It is headed by Dr Tom Dutton, European Specialist in Avian Medicine & RCVS Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine.

Great Western Exotics is expanding its team of vets. We are looking for an experienced exotic vet, ideally RCVS Specialist or Advanced Practitioner to join our team.

Based in Wiltshire, Great western Exotics provides a specialist led first opinion and referral exotic animal service across the south of England. Work covers private collections as well as a number of zoological collections. The practice also has close ties with local wildlife charities. We pride our self in offering 24/7 365 day a year care, and vets work as part of a 1/4 OOH rota.

Recognising hard work is really important to us. Our employees are our greatest asset, which is why we offer a first class benefits and rewards package that includes:

  • 6.6 weeks pro rata annual leave
  • Individual private healthcare insurance – From April 2019
  • Pension contributions
  • Professional membership fee's
  • 50% discounted staff pet care plan
  • Death in service of twice your annual salary
  • Membership of employee wellbeing programme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Company maternity, paternity and adoption pay scheme
  • Your birthday as a day off!

As well as providing a competitive package of rewards and benefits, we also take pride in celebrating our successes. This includes hosting an annual awards ceremony for those who have exceeded expectations. Clinical staff are also encouraged to attend our annual ECC Congress, the largest in the UK, which features an array of internationally accredited speakers, delegates and exhibitors. 

Please get in touch with Jay in our Talent team on 01383 841181 or email [email protected]