Permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Comprehensive package

  • Contact:

    Anabel Sampson

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -022020-14370

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-06-12 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a small animal practice near Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire that is looking for an excellent Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

Our clients' aim is to provide full preventative care to keep pets in good health throughout their lives, but if illness or accident should occur their small animal vets have great knowledge and experience.

They are well equipped to perform medical investigations, general and advanced surgery and they take referrals in ophthalmology, cardiology, acupuncture, and selected surgical cases. All pets that stay overnight have 24-hour veterinary supervision and nursing care. Their friendly nurses are always available for advice and offer a variety of free health clinics.

Their well-equipped practice has an excellent reputation and offers a very high standard of medical and surgical first opinion care, with digital X-ray, brand new ultrasound machine, in-house lab, support from certificate holders and experienced vets and nurses

The Role and Candidate: 

The successful candidate will work as part of a practice small animal team offering first opinion veterinary medicine and surgery.

This is a full-time position, the shifts and rota will be discussed at the interview, which will include working Saturdays on a rota basis. There are no out of hour requirements, ensuring a great work/life balance.

You will have excellent, friendly client care with fantastic communication skills both with clients and colleagues alike.

The Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering a comprehensive package that includes:

  • Competitive Salary that is commensurate with experience
  • Pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • CPD funded and encouraged
  • 25 holidays days - increasing with length of service
  • And much, much more

At this practice, clinical interests are encouraged, with generous funding for annual CPD, RCVS, VDS, BVA and one other professional membership, with additional non-clinical benefits package.

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: On a rota basis

Out of hours: None

Salary: Comprehensive package

Ref: JN -022020-14370

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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