Newmarket Equine Hospital is seeking an ambulatory veterinary technician/assistant.
Primary duties include: providing assistance and support to ambulatory veterinarians in the delivery of veterinary services on racing yards, stud farms and on the hospital premises. The job involves, but is not limited to; holding and restraining patients for examination and treatment, maintaining a clean and well-organised work area; maintaining and organising equipment and assisting on yards with overground endoscopy.
Good experience and confidence handling and restraining racehorses is vital. High levels of organisation and professionalism a must. Computer literacy helpful.
The basic working week will be from Monday to Friday but flexibility with hours within this time is essential as this role will involve some early morning starts when assisting with over ground endoscopy.
A full driving licence is required.
To apply for the above position, please send your current CV and covering letter to Laura Raistrick, Newmarket Equine Hospital, Cambridge Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0FG or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are currently recruiting for a groom to join our team of yard staff.
Your role will be to perform general yard duties to the highest of standards, assist with diagnostic and veterinary investigation and liaise with clients.
You will have a sound knowledge of equine welfare and husbandry and be experienced in handling a variety of horses, including Thoroughbreds, having a good understanding of horse behaviour. An eye for detail and a positive and flexible approach to your work are essential qualities; you should also be self-motivated, cheerful and be able to work as part of a team. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in the weekend and on-call duty rota.
Please apply in writing or email to Mr Tristan Hudson, Newmarket Equine Hospital, Cambridge Road, Suffolk; email@example.com
The hospital employs five interns. Positions arise approximately every six months and we are therefore always recruiting.
The internship is a two-year rotating programme suitable for new and recently qualified graduates. Interns rotate through the hospital service areas and are responsible for in-patient care under supervision of senior clinicians including 5 ECVS, 1 ACVSM&R Diplomate and 2 ECVIM Diplomates. The programme also includes formal training in anaesthesia by ECVA Diplomates. Interns are on a 1 in 5 first call, 1 in 5 second call and 1 in 5 third on call basis.
The internship provides training and experience for most equine post-graduate specialist qualifications and has an excellent track record of successfully preparing candidates for residency positions. The training also provides invaluable experience for future work in equine practice. All interns are given the opportunity to undertake a project suitable for publication.
To apply please send a covering letter and copy of your CV with a photograph to firstname.lastname@example.org