Permanent Farm Animal 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 -042022-24729

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Permanent Farm Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Stirling

Type: Farm Animal

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.


  • Their farm workload is approximately 30% dairy and 70% beef and sheep.
  • Their beef work is a good mixture of pedigree and commercial herds, allowing them to see the full spectrum of the industry.
  • They are a progressive practice focussing on fertility planning and preventative medicine, along with the usual day-to-day emergencies.
  • They pride themselves on their ability to offer clients dedicated Vets to large animal medicine who all have a high level of expertise.

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 a Farm Veterinary Surgeon to join a friendly and supportive team


  • You will be required to provide clients with an excellent level of service while carrying out routine/emergency farm work.
  • Confident in all general aspects of farm work, from PD Scanning, Blood Sampling, De-horning, Castrations, Lambings, and Calvings

Hours: 4 days per week with 1:5 nights and weekend out of hours on-call rota. 40 hours per week

Applicant Requirements:

  • RCVS Registered.
  • Confident in all general aspects of farm work, from PD scanning, blood sampling, de-horning, castrations, TB testing, lambing, and calvings.
  • OV qualification is advantageous but not essential.

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 -042022-24729

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