Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Package Starting at £38,000 p/a

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-14148

  • Published:

    5 months ago

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We are working with a three-site veterinary group in Scotland that is looking to recruit a small animal Veterinary Surgeon on a full-time permanent basis. Our client is looking for a Vet with at least 2 years post-graduate in practice to join their practice that is between Falkirk and Edinburgh from the end of April 2020.

The Practice:

Our client is proud to serve their local communities and surrounding areas, and are dedicated to providing the highest level of veterinary medicine along with friendly, compassionate service. They believe in treating every patient as if they were their own pet and giving them the same loving attention and care. They are a group of highly trained, experienced animal lovers who are devoted to giving patients the best care possible.

They are an RCVS accredited practice and a full practice member of the ISFM. This means they have met and maintain very high standards of practice and invest in keeping their team up to date with the latest developments in veterinary medicine.

Their current friendly and supportive team includes 5 vets, 3 RVNs, 2 Student Nurses and 2 ANAs, that all very close-knit and caring.

The Role:

This permanent full-time position is work 08:30-19:00 four days a week, although part-time would also be considered working two days a week. The weekend rota is 1 in 4 Saturday mornings 08:30-14:00 and with no out of hour requirements, this provides a great work/life balance.

Your typical daily duties will include consults 08:30-10:00 and 14:00-16:00, with Operations 10:30 until lunch and then 17:00-19:00. You will also be responsible for giving guidance to New Graduates and support them when needed.

There will an element of branch work required between our clients three practices and the practice ambulance is used for travel.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon with a minimum of two years of post-graduate experience that is confident and comfortable with routine surgeries, emergencies, and sole charge duties. You will be supportive to junior members of the team and provide guidance to New Graduates in the practice.

The Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering an excellent package starting at £38,000 p/a rising with experience, that includes:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Help with progression and certificates
  • CPD funded
  • VDS
  • RCVS Paid


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-Time

Weekends: 1 in 4 Saturday mornings 08:30-14:00

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Some - Support always available

Salary: Package Circa £38,000 p/a - rising with experience

Ref: JN -012020-14148

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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