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Veterinary Surgeon

Easter Ross Vets
Invergordon, Highland
Salary up to £75,000 depending on experience
Closing date
30 May 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon - Easter Ross Vets, Invergordon, Ross-shire

Salary up to £75,000 negotiable dependent on experience, relocation allowance up to £7,500 and welcome bonus of up to £5,000

Easter Ross Vets, Invergordon are looking for a small animal only vet surgeon to join their team,  caseloads ranging from ultrasounds, x-rays, blood workups etc to even some exotic work with reptiles, amphibians and snakes should this be an interest to you. We are really supportive of vets wishing to obtain certificates and we offer full funding for this; we can also support a specialism within areas of surgery and/or medicine. Covering 3 branches with Invergordon being the main hub and Tain & Alness.

Ideally working up to 40 hours per week across 4/4.5 days between Monday to Friday with no out-of-hours and 1:4 Saturday mornings (included within your 40 hour week), however we can be flexile and consider part time applications and job share as we understand everyone has demands and priorities outside of their career and we would like to enable you to strike the right balance on your work-life.

About Us

Easter Ross Vets is situated just north of Inverness and boasts a rich pictish history within a beautiful highland setting out with the central belt, with great access to outdoor activities including hillwalking, water sports, Dunrobin Castle and dolphin watching to name a few. It is a great community and countryside only 1 hour away from Inverness Airport and 25 mins from City of Inverness.

We have three branches Invergordon, Alness & Tain with Invergordon being our main hub. Our team is made up of 5 vets, 5 nurses, 2 SVNs and 1 VCA. Many of our team have their own lines of interest whether it be species or medicine/surgery related. The team look out for one another and aim to be available all the time when possible to assist. We support local agricultural shows and dog shows and take time out to attend these events.

Applicant Requirements

Ideally would suit an experienced vet surgeon but we can also consider new graduates for this role as full support will be given. Must be RCVS registered.

Because our employee’s 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 including bank holidays per annum
• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
• 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

• £1,250 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

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 this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. 

Reference BH11792.

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We are a family run practice with a friendly and dedicated team of staff committed to excellent customer care. We promise to always put the needs of you and your animals first, and pride ourselves in going that extra mile to give you outstanding service. 

We have three branches across Easter Ross: Alness, Invergordon and Tain, so you can be sure that expert care is never far away. 

Paco and Abigail took over the practice in November 2007 and have been working hard to ensure we provide the veterinary care you expect. We are continually improving our standards and adding new services.

Easter Ross Vets are accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Practice Standards Scheme, which means that we are subject to set standards and regular inspections. This gives you peace of mind in the knowledge that we are bound to provide the highest standards of veterinary care.  

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IV18 0EZ
United Kingdom

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