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Veterinary Surgeon

Boyce & Houston Vets
Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire
Salary up to £60,000 depending on experience
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon

Boyce & Houston Vets, Clydebank

Salary up to £60,000 depending on experience plus benefits

Here at Boyce & Houston Vets, we have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our team! We are a first opinion practice with a varied caseload. The role will involve carrying out consultations, vaccination clinics, surgery, clinical workups, and diagnostic imaging. We are looking for someone who works well in a team but also independently, can be flexible and have an interest in the working of the practice.

We offer flexible working options

Whether you are looking to flex your rota hours to balance the school holidays, fix to navigate the school runs or just looking to strike that balance between home and work life. We can offer flexibility that actually works for you.

This is a full-time permanent role working 40 hours over 4 days per week, where at least one will be a surgery day. There will be 1 in 4 Saturdays (9-12) and no out-of-hours.

About our practice

We are a well-established, friendly small animal practice in the west of Glasgow in Clydebank. We moved into our refurbished practice in January 2019. We are located on the outskirts of Glasgow, close to Glasgow Airport, the city centre and Loch Lomond with good public transport links.

The practice is fully equipped with 2 operating theatres, 5 consult rooms, separate cat and dog wards, Ultra sonography, digital x-ray with Signal Pet AI, in-house biochemistry and haematology.

Meet our team!

Currently we have 7 Veterinary Surgeons, 4 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Animal Care Assistant, 7 Support Staff members and a Practice manager. Two of our Nurses have ECC certificates and an OV. We fundraise for Flutterby (Cystic Fibrosis) charity with an annual cycle, we have had some of our team participate in the Doddie Weir walk, Fund raising for Street Vet and Homeless boxes at Christmas. We are proud to have a very low staff turnover and a very friendly and experienced team. Our Clinical Directors are supportive of our Vets, Nurses and Support Staff and understand the importance of everyone’s role within the team and the practice.

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 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


  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
  • 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 £1250 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.

For a confidential chat or to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Amelia Bateman, Talent Partner, on the contact number provided. Please quote reference BH11950 when you apply. 

To submit your application, click the apply now button.


Boyce & Houston was first established in 1990 and has been serving the small animal pet owning communities of Clydebank ever since.

Company info
0141 952 4477
13 Rockbank Place
G81 5NZ

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