Permanent Clinical Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Saltcoats, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-05-13 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2020-03-13 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022019-8776

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

We are working with a friendly and progressive small animal practice in Saltcoats, North Ayrshire that is looking to recruit a dedicated and enthusiastic Senior Vet as their Clinical Lead. This is a permanent full-time role that would suit a confident clinician that is passionate about the high standard of clinical work and client/patient care.

The Practice:

You will be joining a team of 10 vets who work over 5 sites and you will work alongside the existing Veterinary Branch Managers in the day to day running of two branches. They are a young, friendly, fun and progressive team who are always looking to improve themselves and services the practices can offer. Across their sites, they have vets available for clients 7 days a week. Their facilities include -

  • Fully equipped surgical suites
  • Digital X-ray
  • Ultrasonography
  • In-house Laboratory
  • Dentistry
  • Puppy Parties
  • Pet Health Club
  • And much more.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent role, working 40 hours a week over 4 days. The shifts are Monday-Friday 08:30-19:30, with a weekend rota of 1 in 8 Saturday 08:30-13:00 / 1 in 8 Saturday 09:00-16:30 and Sunday 09:30-16:30.

You will support the Practice Principal and work alongside the existing group Veterinary Branch Managers.

In return, our client is offering an excellent package that includes:-

  • Competitive Salary
  • 6.6 Weeks Holiday
  • Extra birthday day off
  • Private Healthcare
  • Company pension scheme
  • Staff discounts
  • CPD allowance of £1200/year
  • Excellent Leadership Course

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Senior Vet (Clinical Lead), who is motivated, experienced and has great communication skills. It is essential that you are a confident clinician with a willingness to continue to promote a high standard of clinical work and client/patient care. You would enjoy working with and empowering your team. Management experience would be an advantage for this role but not essential.


Role: Permanent Clinical Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1 in 8 Saturday mornings and 1 in 8 full weekends

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Occasional

Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package

Ref: JN -022019-8776

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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