Mintlaw Vets, Aberdeenshire
Salary up to £66,500 depending on experience plus relocation allowance up to £5,000 and welcome bonus up to £5,000
Discover Your Next Adventure as a Veterinary Surgeon
Are you a skilled and compassionate Veterinary Surgeon looking to join a dynamic team in Aberdeenshire? Mintlaw Vets welcomes applications for this exciting role, where flexibility is key. We are open to considering both part-time applications and job share arrangements.
Embrace a Rewarding Balance
At Mintlaw Vets, we understand the importance of achieving a fulfilling work-life balance. That's why we offer flexibility in terms of working hours. Full-time hours can reach up to 40 hours per week, while part-time and flexible schedules are also available. Joining our team means contributing to a rotating 1:4 weekend schedule (Saturday 9am-1pm and Sunday 9am-12pm), with no out-of-hours commitment.
Dynamic Caseload and Surgical Opportunities
Your role with us will encompass a diverse range of 1st opinion small animal caseloads, presenting you with the chance to engage both your consulting and surgical skills. A keen interest in surgery would be invaluable, as you'll participate in general surgery, including dentistry. One dedicated ops day each week will allow you to immerse yourself in surgical excellence.
Competitive Salary and Relocation Support
We offer a competitive salary of up to £60,000 negotiable depending on experience. Additionally, a relocation allowance of up to £5,000 is available to facilitate your transition. Your professional growth is important to us, and we actively encourage and support further training and certificate study.
Pioneers in Veterinary Excellence
Mintlaw Vets is a bustling single-site practice situated in Aberdeenshire. Our purpose-built premises house a vibrant and forward-thinking team that values collaboration. With a focus on continuous improvement, we hold RCVS Accreditation, VetGDP, VN Training Practice status, and ISFM Cat-Friendly Clinic Accreditation. We implement Fear Free techniques to enhance the well-being of both clients and patients.
Empowerment and Progression
Within our well-equipped facility, you'll find a light and spacious waiting room, 4 consulting rooms (including a dedicated nurse consult room), and 2 operating theatres, one of which doubles as a dirty ops/x-ray room. Our dental x-ray capabilities are undergoing enhancement, exemplifying our dedication to elevating patient care. Our in-house lab is equipped with Idexx analysers and a microscope, while our cutting-edge tools include ultrasound, therapeutic laser, endoscopy, and more.
A Cohesive Team for Comprehensive Care
As a member of our 6-strong Veterinary team, you'll collaborate closely with 6 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 2 Veterinary Care Assistants. Our clinical excellence is supported by a diligent Reception team and Practice Manager. Notable accomplishments include a vet working towards her medicine certificate, two vets skilled in acupuncture, an RVN specialising in rabbit care, and another instrumental in attaining our ISFM Silver Cat-Friendly Clinic accreditation.
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 -
• 6.8 weeks annual leave
• 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
• £1500 CPD allowance with 40 hours 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
• 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
Your Next Chapter Awaits
We seek an experienced Veterinary Surgeon proficient in all aspects of 1st opinion caseloads. Effective communication, teamwork, and mentorship are highly valued traits. If you are RCVS registered and ready to make a meaningful impact, seize this opportunity to join Mintlaw Vets. Your journey starts here.
If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Quote BH11572 when applying for this role.
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