The Donkey Sanctuary (Ireland) Ltd is a registered charity which has been protecting donkeys in Ireland for over 30 years. The charity has 4 farms and over 1800 donkeys in its care.
We have an excellent opportunity for a fully qualified Veterinary Surgeon to join our dedicated team at the veterinary centre at Hannigans Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork.
Working alongside the Senior Veterinary Surgeon, you will undertake routine and emergency clinical care of all animals resident at The Donkey Sanctuary (Ireland) Limited. You will assist, promote and undertake duties required to promote donkey health and welfare, including involvement in the Donkey Welfare Improvement Scheme and with referral donkey in-patients, and will provide progressive education for donkey owners and veterinary surgeons throughout Ireland. Supporting, or deputising for, the Senior Veterinary Surgeon as required, you will communicate effectively on all matters relating to the veterinary team to facilitate the smooth running of the department.
Experience of working with equines, together with a veterinary degree and MVB, MRCVS or DVM registration is essential, as are excellent communication, and interpersonal skills, and a full valid driving licence are essential.
If you feel you have the skills, qualifications and experience to fulfill this varied and rewarding role, and would like to be part of the evolutional program of change taking place within the charity, we would love to hear from you. This is a full-time permanent contract, starting as soon as possible, working 39 hours per week.
For more information about this role please download our Application Pack.
Closing date for completed applications: 12.30pm on Friday 30 March 2018.
Please download the Word document to complete your application on the computer (preferred option) or, print the PDF form to complete your application by hand.