Join our Veterinary Team

About the USPCA

Established in 1836, the USPCA is the second oldest animal welfare charity in the world and its purpose has remained unchanged over that time – the prevention of cruelty and the relief of suffering in animals.

The USPCA is now recruiting for the following positions at its newly refurbished Animal Hospital in Newry, Co. Down.

Veterinary Surgeon (Full time & Part time Positions)

Responsible for daily consultations and surgeries.

Veterinary Surgeon Job Description

RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse (Full time & Part time Positions) 

Supporting the veterinary surgeons in the provision of high-quality care for the animals brought to the Animal Hospital.

Veterinary Nurse Job Description

The Animal Hospital provides veterinary treatment for members of the local community who may not be able to afford regular veterinary fees, has an active wildlife rescue service and has an active rehoming programme for companion animals in need.

This is a varied small animal and wildlife practice offering the successful applicants the opportunity to gain valuable surgical and medical experience in a supportive environment. The clinic is well equipped with a dedicated theatre, digital X-ray, In-house Laboratory and Ultrasound.

How to Apply 

To apply please email your CV to with a covering letter stating the position you are applying for and how you meet the criteria for the job.

Should you wish to have an informal discussion about any of the above roles, please email your contact details to and we will call you.