Waveney District Council

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Official Veterinary Surgeons

Employer Waveney District Council & Suffolk Coastal District Council | Suffolk Coastal District Council Reference 14/81
Published Thu 11/12/2014 02:25 AM Closing Date Thu 29/01/2015 23:59 PM
Organisation Suffolk Coastal District CouncilWaveney District Council & Suffolk Coastal District Councilweb sitelogo image Coverage
  • Suffolk, Eastern (inc. Herts and Essex)
Working Pattern Evenings, Full Time, Weekends, Permanent position Hours 37 hours per week
Salary £33,128 - £36,676 pa DBS Check No
Location Felixstowe, Suffolk


Working on a rotational shift pattern

£33,128 – £36,676 pa plus 14% shift allowance, additional weekend working allowance and Essential Car User allowance.

Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority is the part of Suffolk Coastal District Council which operates the Border Inspection Post at the Port of Felixstowe, Britain’s largest container port. The Port Health team is multi-disciplinary and is responsible for a range of functions including:

  • Veterinary checks on products of animal origin imported from non EU countries
  • Inspection of all other foodstuffs imported from non EU countries
  • Control of infectious diseases

We are looking for a suitably qualified veterinary surgeon to join the team to work with our existing OVS’s in dealing with veterinary checks on imports of products of animal origin.

You must be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, the professional membership fees of which will be paid.

Relocation expenses plus removal costs may be payable in approved circumstances. For an informal chat about the position please ring Simon Rowell on 01394 614933.

CLOSING DATE: midnight, Thursday 29th January 2015

INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 13th February 2015

Equal Opportunities

Waveney District Council and Suffolk Coastal District Council are Equal Opportunity Employers, offering a range of family friendly policies and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Both Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks are required for relevant posts.

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Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HS

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Email: humanresources@waveney.gov.uk