Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Stirling

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £55,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -042022-24730

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Permanent Equine Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Stirling

Type: Equine

Location: Stirling, Scotland

Practice Type: Part of a group - ambulatory practice that specialises in Farm and Equine veterinary work, servicing clients in the Central belt of Scotland.


  • This is an ambulatory practice. Caseloads vary from routine vaccines and dentals to advanced lameness workups, Scoping, X-raying, sarcoid treatments, geldings, health planning, and pre-purchase examinations.
  • They pride themselves on their ability to offer clients dedicated Vets to large animal medicine who all have a high level of expertise.
  • State of the art diagnostic equipment including a mobile digital x-ray machine, endoscope, and ultrasound scanner.

About the Team and Culture:

  • They are a 10 Vet practice that includes the Clinical Director, supported by a Practice Manager and 5 lovely Receptionists.
  • They have several certificate holders in their individual fields and would welcome applicants who can bring this extra qualification or equally would support new employees to further develop their careers.
  • They are a friendly, sociable practice with several good bakers so if you enjoy cake, you will fit right in.
  • During the summer months, they like to support local agricultural shows and enjoy social events as a team.

Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Equine Veterinary Surgeon to join a friendly and supportive team


  • They require an experienced full-time RCVS registered equine vet to provide clients with an excellent level of service while carrying out routine/emergency care.
  • Confident in all general aspects of first opinion work and the use of mobile equipment, i.e. x-ray, scanner, scopes.

Hours: 4 day week working 40hrs per week and 1:4 rota through Spring, 1:5 rest of the year.

Applicant Requirements:

  • RCVS Registered.
  • An experienced Equine Veterinary Surgeon in routine and emergency work.
  • Must be confident in all aspects of first opinion work and the use of mobile equipment, i.e. dental equipment, x-ray, scanner and scopes.
  • Clinic experience would be advantageous but not essential.
  • A good team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to work on their own initiative with a flexible approach.

Salary: Up to £55,000 p/a depending on experience.


  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

Ref: JN -042022-24730

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