Employment Type: 
Full Time
TB Tester/ATT
Required Experience: 
What is an Approved Tuberculin Tester: Approved Tuberculin Testers (ATTs) are Animal Health para professionals with the authority to carry out statutory TB skin testing of cattle. ATT’s will be trained and work under the supervision of an Approved Veterinary Supervisor

Candidate requires the following:

  • Minimum age of 18 years.
  • Identification and basic DBS security checks.
  • Minimum academic requirement is either:
    • Three GCSEs or equivalent qualifications in Mathematics, English and in a Science Subject or Food Production 
    • OR three years performance in a government regulatory role e.g., Local Authority (LA) Inspector or Environmental Health Officer
  • A minimum of six months previous livestock handling experience.
  • Must have a full driver’s license.
  • Ability to work independently and to a high standard.
  • Enjoy working outdoors in all weathers.
  • Flexible with time (some early starts)


  • Online course with examination
  • Practical TB testing under the direct and continuous supervision of the AVS (senior vet within the practice) until all practical training requirements have been achieved.
  • Examinable Practical Assessment

Vacancy Offer

  • Competitive salary with regular reviews
  • Pay & contract review after qualification.
  • Sick pay and pension scheme
  • Working 4 day/6-day weekly rota (average 5-day week). Or 4-day week (no weekends).
  • 20 days plus bank holidays per annum (pro rata).

Farm First Vets is situated in a pleasant rural location in the heart of Monmouthshire. The practice works hard to be as sustainable as possible and personal wellbeing is a priority. We enjoy regular social events both within the team and alongside the farming community.

For more information, please contact Jane Anscombe on 01873 840167
Closing date: Monday 29th April 2024.
If you would like to join us, please send your CV to: or apply in writing to: Miss Jane
Anscombe, Director, Farm First Veterinary Services, Unit 1 The Bryn Garage, Penpergwm, Abergavenny NP7 9AT



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