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Veterinary Surgeon

Bridge Vets - Nigg Kirk
Nigg, Aberdeen
Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience
Closing date
21 Dec 2023
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Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

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Veterinary Surgeon

Bridge Vets, Nigg 

Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience

Bridge Vets are looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join their fantastic team!

Your day-to-day will see you cover a mix of consulting and surgery duties across our well-established sites in the Aberdeen area. Our ideal candidate is a confident vet who is used to working as part of a fast-paced team, there will be an element of sole charge required.

We are dedicated to providing an excellent work/life balance for our people. You will work 4/5 days between 8 am – 7 pm, with a 1:5 share in the Saturday rota. Absolutely no OOH!

Why Join Us? 

Bridge Vets is made up of 4 first opinion, small animal branches and a sister practice Aberdeen Veterinary Referrals. We are dedicated to making our practice a happy place to be for our team.
We have the usual range of Veterinary equipment - Ultrasound, Digital main and dental x-ray, one consulting branch and 3 other branches with multiple consulting rooms, theatre, x-ray, a separate prep area and blood machines. We are always looking to expand and are happy to invest in further equipment if you have a specialist interest.

We are an 11-vet team with 13 registered veterinary nurses across the Bridge brand, supported by our fantastic team of 10 student nurses/veterinary care assistants. We have a dermatology certificate holder and one that is currently doing her internal medicine certificate. We also have a Vet with a particular interest in exotics. If you have a particular interest in a certain area, we are happy to support a certificate.

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work-life balance

  • 6.8 weeks increasing with years of service to max 7.2 (inc bank holidays)
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support


  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If you’ve got this far, thank you for your interest! To be part of our exceptional team or discuss any of our clinical vacancies please contact Amelia for a confidential chat on the contact number provided. Reference BH10983. 

To submit your application, click the apply now button.


Bridge Vets is a RCVS Small Animal General Accredited Practice in Aberdeen. Providing everything from routine preventative care such as vaccines and wormers, to complicated medical investigations and surgery - all tailored to your pet’s individual needs. Our diagnostic room is home to ultrasound and advanced digital x-ray and dental x-ray.

At Nigg we have Vets who have special interests in Dermatology and Cardiology.

We have flexible consulting times with easy access and parking.

Company info
01224 872024
Nigg Kirk Hall
Nigg Kirk Road
AB12 3DB
United Kingdom

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