Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    £35,000 - £45,000 (full-time equivalent)

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072018-4790

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

We are currently looking for a part time veterinary surgeon for a independent practice situated in Livingston, Scotland. The practice is looking for a registered veterinary surgeon with at least two years experience to join their busy team .

The practice is extremely proud of their reputation as providers of independent, ethical care and and have won the best Scottish vet of the year award 2017.

The Role:

  • General duties will involve diagnosing illnesses in a variety of different animals
  • prescribing the appropriate treatment or operating on the animal if necessary
  • dealing with uncooperative animals and owners
  • carrying out health checks and providing vaccinations
  • facing a number of ethical considerations, such as deciding whether to put an animal to sleep
  • knowing the laws surrounding animals and their welfare
  • giving advice to owners regarding their animals, eg dietary recommendations
  • taking x-rays and blood tests
  • working on-call for emergency cases

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have two years experience , however they will take a vet with one years experience , salary is negotiable depending on experience . The hours are 23 hours week but flexible on days and times with a 1:2 Saturday.


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Permanent

Hours: 23 hours per week

Out of hours : No

Sole Charge: No

Salary and benefits: £35,000 - £45,000 (full-time equivalent) depending on experience

REF: JN-072018-4790

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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