Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Whitburn, West Lothian

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Package

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-13989

  • Published:

    6 months ago

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We are working with a well-established and friendly small animal practice in the Whitburn area of West Lothian that is looking for an ambitious compassionate Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

Our client is a proud Veterinary Hospital that understands, respects, and appreciates the human-animal bond that pet owners all have with their pets. Pets are very special members of the family and they treat them as such. They strive to provide the best quality medicine and most current surgical techniques with integrity in a compassionate environment. They have a beautiful light spacious building to work in, located between the cultural and historical cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh that is fully equipped with:

  • Excellent and fully utilised RVN and support team
  • Experienced certificate holders (endoscopy and medicine)
  • Fully equipped inc. Laparoscopy, laser, endoscopy, digital x-ray, sevoflurane, full laboratory.
  • International Cat Care – Gold award

The Role and Candidate:

Our client has an excellent opportunity for a general practitioner who wishes to work in this forward-thinking practice. If you are passionate about raising clinical standards and providing excellent client and patient service and strive for continuous improvement then you could be the Veterinary Surgeon to fill this position.

This is a full-time role where you will be working 42 hours per week, with a half-day off per week. There will be one-night on-call per week (% of professional fees paid on a monthly basis) and a weekend rota of 1:4.

You will be an ambitious, compassionate Veterinary Surgeon that is an excellent communicator. You will want to contribute to the continuing development of a young Hospital and understand the importance of and encourages teamwork.

The Remuneration Package:

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

  • Competitive Salary
  • Regular training
  • Pension scheme
  • 33 days holiday and paid birthday leave
  • Private medical insurance
  • And much, much more

The Summary: 

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small animal

Hours: Full-time, 42 hours per week

Weekends: 1 in 4

OOHS: Yes, please see above

Salary: Excellent Package

Ref: JN -012020-13989

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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