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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Fort William

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-05-13 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

    info@recruit4vets.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JN -112018-7718

  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-13

  • Consultant:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are working with a practice in Fort William, in the Western Scottish Highlands that is looking for a mixed animal vet to work on a full-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

Fort William is a town in the western Scottish Highlands, on the shores of Loch Linnhe. It’s known as a gateway to Ben Nevis, the U.K.’s highest peak, and Glen Nevis valley, home to Steall Falls. The nearby Nevis Range Mountain Resort has ski runs and forest trails. This practice would be ideal for those who would love to take advantage of the stunning location surrounded by mountains, lochs, rivers & wildlife, yet they are only 2 hours from the city lights.

This is an RCVS core standards accredited practice that aims to promote and maintain the highest standards of veterinary care. Their practice is well-equipped and offers a range of diagnostic services which include: x-ray, ultrasound, in-house blood testing, microscopy, rigid endoscopy, ECG, and blood pressure monitoring. They have a good relationship with many specialists working across Scotland.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position for a Mixed Veterinary Surgeon. Caseloads include 80% small animal and 20% beef. The role is 4.5 days per week. The out of hours rota is 1 in 5.

The Candidate:

You should be a confident surgeon with general surgical and medical skills and experience in emergency surgery, capable of working sole charge at times, and with a strong customer-service focus. You will be passionate about providing an excellent service and working as part of a highly-skilled team. You will also enjoy a variety of cases and have the ability to work these up to a high standard. Enthusiasm and energy are a must, as is a willingness to communicate with colleagues and clients, in the best interests of your patients. You will also have the opportunity to study towards a certificate as this is strongly encouraged.

You will have 6.8 weeks holiday, competitive salary & generous CPD allowance, pension scheme and access to the IVC Vet Academy & staff benefits scheme.

Summary:

Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Mixed

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-Time

Weekends: To be confirmed

Out of Hours: 1 in 5 Rota

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Competitive salary package - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -112018-7718

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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Recruit4vets are specialist recruiters for the veterinary industry and act as an employment agency for the supply of permanent staff and an employment business for the supply of locum staff.