Current vacancies2021-07-06T08:26:50+00:00

We’re very proud to have so many enthusiastic and dedicated individuals working with our friendly practice. Our progressive farm animal team of veterinary surgeons are supported by highly motivated technicians, nursing and administrative teams assuring our position as a leading light in veterinary practice in the south-west.

Veterinary Technician vacancy

Torch Farm and Equine Ltd is looking for an enthusiastic team player with good communication skills who will have the drive to maintain and develop the already high standards of service and care delivered by our existing team.

This is a full time position working 5 days per week – 2 days in South Molton and 3 days in Bideford.

The successful candidate will work with the cattle tech team to provide technical support for clients and farm vets with services such as calf health monitoring, locomotion scoring, parlour and udder health monitoring. The role also involves maintaining a clean and functional clinical environment at all Torch Farm and Equine locations and providing on farm support to large animal/equine vets as required.

The main tasks include equipment preparation and maintenance, semen handling and preparation, lab and microscopy work, worm egg counts, blood profiles. Also keeping clinical areas clean and disinfected, assisting with surgical procedures, cleaning kits and equipment in house and on farm.

The position includes a significant amount of administration work too – managing the admin for veterinary initiatives, maintaining records, production of health reports using appropriate in house software, reception work, managing diaries and client records.

Skills and qualifications required are:- R-SQP, AMTRA training or equivalent, minimum grade C GCSE in at least 3 subjects including maths and English, good IT skills (experience in the use of excel, word and powerpoint), an Animal Management or Agricultural Qualification (NVQ level 3 minimum) plus a minimum 12 months’ farm experience to include cattle handling. Administration experience will be an advantage.

If you are interested in applying for this position please request a job description and application form from and return your completed application no later than Friday 16th July 2021.

It is our aim to work as part of your team of advisors to ensure good quality healthcare that is value for money.

Independent vets, dedicated care

Utilising a wealth of experience within our team, we provide our farming community with the support, advice and clinical expertise required to drive efficiency and profitability on their farm