Permanent Full-Time Veterinary Surgeon - West Lothian

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary & Benefits

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -032022-24378

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Full-Time Veterinary Surgeon - West Lothian

Type: Small Animal

Location: West Lothian, Scotland

Practice: Their practice is a beautifully light, purpose-designed spacious building located between the cultural and historical cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Team: They have a great team of 3 Veterinary Surgeons, 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 3 Animal Care Assistants, 3 receptionists, and a Practice Manager.

Facilities: They are a training practice where their Registered Veteri

Role: They are looking for a Vet Surgeon to join their busy team on a full or part-time basis. Working on various caseloads from Orthopaedics, soft tissue, dental, consults, endoscopy, laparoscopy, and radiology to general surgery.


  • Working up to 40 hours per week – (flexibility on this)
  • Across 3/4/5 days per week
  • 1:4 Saturdays morning clinics (8:30 am-1:00 pm) followed by inpatient cover only - working alongside a nurse and CD backup if required when on call
  • As of late summer 2022, there will be no OOH at this practice as it will switch over to Vets Now. However, in the meantime, there is the following on-call rota.
  • 1 shift per week from 5:30 pm-8:30 am on call with phone only and to cover inpatient care, with an option of staying on-site when on call as accommodation is available.


  • Must be a qualified Vet Surgeon and on the RCVS register.
  • Previous experience working in a similar role is desirable and confident in sole charge and experience in a similar environment, further certification is encouraged and supported.
  • Applicants of any level of experience are welcome to apply as tailored support can be provided if required. 


  • New graduates from £32,000 negotiable D.O.E
  • Experienced vets from £48,000 negotiable D.O.E


•  5 weeks paid holiday, not including bank holidays

•  5 days of paid CPD leave

•  £1250 CPD Allowance per annum

•  Private Medical Insurance

•  VDS Membership paid

•  MRCVS Membership paid

•  BVA Membership paid

•  Service based holiday entitlement increases

•  VDS cover

•  Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, and surrogacy pay

•  Enhanced paternity pay

•  Birthday leave

•  Discounted veterinary fees

•  My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships

•  Cycle to Work scheme

•  Pension

•  CPD/training support

•  Paid bereavement leave

•  Company sick pay

•  Employee opinion survey

•  Free uniform in a number of roles

•  Annual pay reviews

•  Social events

•  Sponsorship for overseas employees

•  Academy & Leadership courses

•  Focus on employee wellbeing

•  Relocation packages

•  Career progression opportunities

•  Free flu jabs

Ref: JN -032022-24378

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