Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Inverurie, Aberdeenshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • End date:

    2020-08-07 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive salary and benefits DOE

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -082019-11985

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are working with a fantastic, independent practice based in Aberdeenshire who is looking for a Mixed Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

This is a multi-award-winning, highly rated practice who run their own 24-hour emergency and hospitalisation service. They are completely independent and have been locally owned by their Directors for over 100 years with a mission to build long-lasting relationships and provide outstanding patient care. The current team comprises of 11 full-time Vets, 4 part-time Vets and 3 visiting specialists. There is also a highly qualified and committed team of nurses and support staff. Small Animal facilities include:

  • Surgical operating theatre with modern anaesthetic facilities
  • Imaging – digital X-ray, ultrasonography and endoscopy 
  • In house laboratory 
  • Separate air-conditioned dog and cat wards
  • Cat only waiting area
  • Medical diagnostic equipment
  • Dental facilities

The farm department draws from years of experience, providing a forward-thinking, progressive service to ensure the best advice for farm clients. Services include:

  • Herd health planning
  • Fertility
  • Nutrition
  • Bull semen evaluation
  • Specialist experience with pigs and sheep

The equine department provides an equine referral service with routine horse visits and a 24-hour emergency service. They offer advanced mobile equine digital radiography, advanced mobile ultrasonography, mobile endoscopy and in-house laboratory facilities

The Role:

 This is a full-time role working 4.5 days per week with most days finishing at 17.00. There will be one late shift every 2 weeks with an 8 Vet rota during the week. Saturdays are on-call with time off in lieu and if on-call over the weekend you will only work 4 days the following week. There will be some sole charge on Saturday mornings. In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package, depending on experience, including:

  • Car with expenses paid
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • £1,000 CPD budget
  • Pension
  • 29 days holiday
  • Bonuses for on-call work
  • Directorship opportunities in due course

The Candidate:

You should have at least 6 months+ post-graduate experience and be confident in managing your own consultations plus surgical work such as neutering and caesareans. Good communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a large team is also essential.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Mixed Animal

Start: October/November

Hours: Full-time 4.5 days per week

Weekends: On-call rota

Sole charge: On Saturday mornings

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits, depending on experience

Ref: JN -082019-11985

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:

Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss this vacancy in more detail

Call: 01423 701 321




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