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Job Vacancies and Poultry Internship

Two vet positions based in Yorkshire

Are you interested in production medicine and looking for a career change?

We are currently recruiting for two veterinary positions based from our Northallerton, Yorkshire branch.

If you already have experience in poultry medicine or if you are a mixed practice vet looking for a new challenge, with no TB testing or weekday night duties involved, then we would love to hear from you.

In addition to our full-time role, we also have a unique opportunity for a colleague to work with us for 8 months of the year. This position would predominantly be within our game bird team working from April to November. The salary would reflect this but would be paid over a 12 month period.

The ideal candidates must be strong and confident communicators with a commitment to learning. An interest in poultry and game bird medicine is essential, although no previous experience is required. These unique opportunities offer generous remuneration packages with excellent support and career development. If you would like further information, please contact Richard Jackson or 07980 790233 or send a covering letter and CV to hr@stdavids-vets.co.uk   

Poultry Internship

Two poultry internships currently available. One of the internships will be based from our Northern Ireland practice.

St David’s Poultry team are offering post graduate internships for new graduates or recently graduated vets. This unique opportunity will allow you to fully experience this multi-faceted industry whilst being supported and mentored by our experienced team of Poultry Vets.

About the Internship

The internship will be 6 months in duration and your primary base will be at the head office in Lympstone, near Exeter. During your time with us you will receive formal tutorials and practical on farm training in all aspects of Poultry Veterinary medicine.

Tutorials are on a weekly basis and our aim is to formally cover a large range of poultry and game bird topics. This is then backed up by practical on farm visits. Time will be spent at all of our 13 poultry bases across the UK and Ireland. This will allow you to fully experience all aspects of our business and be tutored by some of the leading poultry professionals.

Why Choose St David’s?

Our expert team of veterinary surgeons consists of 19 poultry and game vets and are led by directors Richard Turner and Alan Beynon. With over thirty years’ experience in poultry and game medicine, we have gathered a wealth of knowledge and continue to develop innovative solutions to help clients achieve better results.

St David’s Poultry Team offers customers a complete service for all poultry veterinary requirements. We operate on a ‘hands-on,’ approach, providing clients with health care programmes tailored to their individual needs and requirements. In doing so, we aim to be proactive rather than reactive, focusing on preventative measures and strategic health planning with regular site visits and routine monitoring where required. This approach has enabled us to become one of the leading Poultry practices in the UK and Ireland, with first class vets and fantastic career opportunities.

If you would like to apply for an internship position please send a covering letter and CV to hr@stdavids-vets.co.uk

 

Seasonal Warehouse Personnel 

We are currently looking for a new colleague to join our busy Veterinary team, based at premises on Nutwell Estate, near Exmouth. As part of the role you will be helping ensure the efficient running of the dispensary with particular regard to taking medication orders, dealing directly with clients, dispatching of medication, as well as general maintenance of all stock.  The ideal candidate must have excellent customer service and administration skills, with the ability to work well within a team and under pressure.  Forklift training and experience of working in the veterinary field would be ideal, but is not essential as full training will be given.

General Description

To ensure efficient running of the Dispensary with particular regard to dispatch of medication and vaccine and general maintenance of stock.

The main responsibilities and objectives are:

  1. Maintaining the dispensary to the highest possible standards of tidiness and cleanliness
  2. Keeping store rooms clean and tidy and efficiently organised
  3. Ensuring all orders are dispatched before courier deadlines and they are all fully compliant to transport regulations and each parcel contains all the necessary paperwork
  4. Maintaining the stock to ensure full compliance to stock rotation and storage demands
  5. Making sure stock is replenished, ensuring office is aware when stock needs to be ordered
  6. Completing prescriptions
  7. Unpacking and checking medication and vaccine deliveries
  8. Confirming all goods received
  9. Placing all medication and vaccines onto appropriate shelves and into fridges
  10. Checking all batch numbers and expiry dates
  11. Consignment tracking and customer liaison
  12. Ensuring all goods are correctly labelled and have all necessary paperwork
  13. Assisting with annual and other stock takes
  14. Preparation of laboratory testing kits
  15. Packing medication and vaccines appropriately for transit.
  16. Answering overflow phones if office staff are on other calls

For more information or to apply, please contact Kayleigh at hr@stdavids-poultryteam.co.uk