Vacancies

Equine Veterinary Nurse - Qualified RVN

Due to continued expansion of Newmarket Equine Hospital, we are seeking to recruit a registered equine veterinary nurse to join our enthusiastic and highly motivated hospital team. Based within our world class facility, this position provides the opportunity for exposure to a large and varied caseload, with rotations taking place through the following areas: theatre, intensive care, inpatient care, diagnostic investigation, standing surgery, dispensary and pharmacy.

The successful applicant will have outstanding attention to detail in performing all general nursing duties, including: inpatient care (bandaging, treatments and checks), placing intravenous catheters, intensive care assistance and theatre (circulating and scrub nurse, intra-operative radiography).

Applicants must be:

  • RCVS qualified nurse
  • Registered with the RCVS as an equine veterinary nurse
  • Experienced in handling and working around a variety of horses

Some weekend work will be required on a rotating basis, as will participation in the out of hours on-call rota.

This challenging and rewarding role will suit a highly motivated team player who works to the highest of standards within veterinary care.

If you are interested in the position and wish to apply, or would like a copy of the Job Description, please send your CV and a covering letter to: tristan.hudson@neh.uk.com or by post to, Mr Tristan Hudson, Newmarket Equine Hospital, Cambridge Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0FG.

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a hard-working and enthusiastic team player to join our team as a Hospital Technician in our busy, purpose-built Equine Hospital.

NEH is committed to outstanding standards of patient care and the position will predominantly involve supporting the nurses with the day to day running of the hospital. In this varied non-clinical role you will be responsible for the cleanliness of clinical areas and equipment, re-stocking examination rooms and assisting in the pharmacy/dispensary.

A full UK driving licence would be advantageous.

Veterinary/equine experience is not necessary as full training will be provided.

40 hours per week.

If you are interested in the position and wish to apply, or would like a copy of the Job Description, please send your CV and a covering letter to: tristan.hudson@neh.uk.comor by post to, Mr Tristan Hudson, Newmarket Equine Hospital, Cambridge Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0FG.

 

We are currently recruiting for our internship programme.

NEH is one of the largest equine hospitals in Europe. It is a purpose built state-of-the-art facility with RCVS accreditation as a Tier 3 specialist equine hospital. Our hospital veterinary surgeons are consultants in their field, holding specialist qualifications endorsed with extensive clinical experience.

NEH operates a two year rotating programme suitable for new and recently qualified graduates. Interns rotate through the hospital service areas (including scintigraphy, radiography and MRI) and are responsible for in-patient care under supervision of senior clinicians. 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 call basis. Accommodation is provided on site.

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.

Please forward your covering letter, CV and references to us by email at referrals@neh.uk.com for the attention of Mr Ian Wright FRCVS, Hospital Director.

Due to an increase in caseload, we are currently seeking grooms and yard staff to join our team. Duties will include general care and welfare of patients as well as assisting with diagnostic and veterinary investigations. We provide the highest possible standard of care and the successful applicants will have a sound knowledge of equine welfare and husbandry, a good understanding of equine behaviour and be experienced in handling a variety of horses, including Thoroughbreds. An eye for detail and a positive and flexible approach to work are essential qualities; as are self-motivation, a cheerful disposition and the ability to work as part of a team. The successful applicants will be required 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. E: tristan.hudson@neh.uk.com

Equine Veterinary Nurse - Training Position

Due to continued expansion of Newmarket Equine Hospital, we are seeking to recruit a student equine veterinary nurse to join our enthusiastic and highly motivated hospital team. Based within our world class facility, this position provides the opportunity to train for the RCVS equine nursing qualification, with rotations taking place through the following areas: theatre, intensive care, inpatient care, diagnostic investigation, standing surgery, dispensary and pharmacy.

Applicants must:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Have obtained 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English, Maths and Science
  • Be experienced in handling and working around a variety of horses

As part of the terms of employment the successful applicant will be enrolled onto a further education programme with The Open College of Equine Studies and will receive support and tuition throughout the period of training.

With exposure to a large and varied caseload, the role will suit a highly motivated team player who wishes to learn and work to the highest of standards within veterinary care.

Some weekend work will be required on a rotating basis, as will participation in the out of hours on-call rota.

If you are interested in the position and wish to apply, or would like a copy of the Job Description, please send your CV and a covering letter to: tristan.hudson@neh.uk.com or by post to, Mr Tristan Hudson, Newmarket Equine Hospital, Cambridge Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0FG.

 

Hospital Internships

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 referrals@neh.uk.com

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The Team

We are very proud to have over 45 veterinary professionals, all of whom are experts in their fields. The services

CPD

Newmarket Equine Hospital hosts CPD courses for veterinarians, ranging from core skills courses for recent graduates, through to advanced courses

Facilities

NEH is the largest and most modern equine hospital in Europe. Completed in September 2008, the hospital is a purpose