We are a 10 vet, independent mixed practice 60% farm, 40% small. We have three branches on mainland Orkney and also cover the smaller Islands. Our herds are predominantly beef suckler with some dairy and sheep. We are a pro-active and well-equipped practice.

Located just off the northern tip of Scotland we have easy access to the Scottish mainland, beautiful sandy beaches, stunning scenery, visiting Orcas, wildlife, a great music scene with festivals throughout the year, art, culture and world famous archaeology. No wonder Orkney is regularly voted one of the best places to live in the UK!

With one of our vets planning his retirement, we have an opportunity for a new vet to join our friendly and experienced team. A genuinely mixed position with farm bias or farm position is on offer. New graduates receive excellent support and a place on the XLVets new graduate programme. Our unique rota means no on call for weeks at a time, working days are generally short and lunch breaks happen!

Generous remuneration package on offer, a car and accommodation can be provided; various memberships are paid; health and dental insurance; CPD is encouraged and funded and local ‘active life’ gym membership is available too.

Please email lynn@northvet.co.uk or call 01856 873403 for further information



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