Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Kirkwall, Orkney

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032019-9663

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-26 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:


We are working on behalf of a Mixed Veterinary Practice based in Kirkwall, Orkney, that is looking to recruit a Permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join their busy team.

The Practice

This is a busy mixed practice (70% large animal/30% small animal) based in the Scottish Highlands. They have a team of 10 Veterinary Surgeons, 4 Veterinary Nurses, an Animal Nursing Assistant, a Practice Manager and 9 Reception/Administration staff. As well as 2 small animal branch surgeries, they have purpose-built premises for large animal surgery. They regularly undergo training and CPD to ensure they provide the best possible care and advice for their clients. 

The Role:

This is a full-time role working Monday to Friday 08.30-18.00 with weekends on call on a rota of 1 in 6. In return, the practice is offering:

  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days holiday
  • Generous CPD
  • Health insurance

The Candidate:

To qualify for this role you should be experienced in farm animal work including calving.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Mixed Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Monday to Friday 08.30-18.00

Weekends: On call rota of 1 in 6 weekends

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

Ref: JN -032019-9663

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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If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be suitable refer them to us and receive £250 if successful

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