Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

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  • Job ref:

    JN -112018-7720

  • Published:

    9 months ago

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  • Start date:

    2019-01-14 00:00:00

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We are working with a practice in Inverness, in the Western Scottish Highlands that is looking for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to work on a full-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

This is an RCVS accredited small animal practice. Our clients’ pride themselves on offering the best service and are complemented by a Referral practice. They encourage learning and currently have three vets working towards their certificate. All their vets have their own area of interest which adds to the service they offer. 

They have separate cat and dog waiting rooms and wards, full IDEXX Vet Lab, endoscopy, ultrasound, CR x-ray, digital dental x-ray, new microscope and laparoscopic surgical equipment.

Inverness is a great place to live especially if you enjoy the outdoor lifestyle with skiing, mountain biking and water sports all within an hour.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon. The exact working pattern together with any weekend or out of hours requirements are to be confirmed.

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.

Our clients’ can assist towards relocation costs (up to £5,000), offer generous CPD allowance (£1200 per annum) and competitive salary as well as group pension, staff discounts, an extra day off on your birthday and access to our vet development programme.


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-Time

Weekends: To be confirmed

Out of Hours: TBC

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Competitive salary package - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -112018-7720

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

What happens next:

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