200 Days pa
The British Horseracing Authority is the single governing and regulatory body for British Horseracing which
ensures the continuing integrity and successful development of the sport. It is the BHA's role to act for and
on behalf of the whole sport, ensuring the highest standards for the sport and participants, on and away
from the racecourse. Our vision is simple: to build a brighter future for our sport, our horses and our people.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and motivated veterinary surgeon to join the existing team of
friendly and supportive Veterinary Officers.
The successful candidate will be an experienced equine veterinary surgeon, with excellent communication
skills and the ability to work with and lead a team.
Reporting to the Director of Equine Health and Welfare, you will be involved in raceday and non-raceday
regulatory duties, including anti-doping testing and welfare assessments in racehorses and retired
Given the nature of the role, you will need to have a full, valid driving license, preferably clean, and must be
eligible for registration with the RCVS. You must be prepared to work with a high degree of flexibility,
involving working unsociable hours including weekends and bank holidays.
This role is for 200 days and is home-based in Newmarket.
As the needs of the business change this role will change accordingly, therefore this document should be
viewed as guidelines which are subject to change. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity
in our workforce.
If you currently live out of the geographical area for this role, please indicate on your application if you are
willing to relocate.
Culturally, we take pride in the way we work and what we achieve. We are committed to advancing the
work of equality, diversity and inclusion and we want to attract the best people from the widest talent pool,
as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society.
If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply by completing our application
The closing date for applications will be 21 August 2022.