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Veterinary Surgeon

Seafield Veterinary Group, Banff Surgery
Banff, Aberdeenshire
Salary up to £60,000 depending on experience
Closing date
1 Aug 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon
Seafield Vets, Banff, Aberdeenshire
Salary up to £60,000 negotiable depending on experience, relocation allowance up to £7,500 and welcome bonus of up to £5,000.


Seafield Vets in Banff, Aberdeenshire is looking for an experienced small animal vet surgeon to join their team. The successful candidate will primarily be based at the Banff practice as a sole charge vet working alongside an experienced RVN, VCA and 3 receptionists. There will also be opportunities to visit and work in our other branches at Keith and Buckie should you desire.

The role will provide an interesting caseload and include all aspects of small animal practice including routine small animal consults and all basic surgery. This is your chance to make a difference to mould and steer the practice forward whilst supporting us with the delivery of an exceptional level of service and client care.

We are the only vet in the town, so there are interesting caseloads and a real community value in the practice. There is the routine neutering and dental, but also lumps and bumps, foreign bodies, being the only vets, you never know what you are going to see, we can fully support and fund additional certifications as well a work life balance. 


Our people are at the heart of everything we do, that’s why we know that a work-life balance is vital in supporting our people to be their best selves. Our flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours offers a balance that truly flexes with you and your lifestyle no matter what stage you are in your career.  A typical full-time role would require you to cover 40 hours a week across 4 days, no out of hours and a share of Saturday mornings. We can consider part time hours and flexible working hours for this role.

About us

Seafield Vet Group has 3 branches (Keith, Banff and Buckie) each with good facilities including a full Idexx lab suite and a new and updated ultrasound allow you to work up cases to a high level internally.

We deal with large animal work (at the Keith site predominantly beef and sheep with the occasional goat!) and small animal caseloads within the Banff site, we a have a strong small animal client base with minimal exotics.

Life beyond work

Banff is a town in the Banff and Buchan area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is situated on Banff Bay and faces the town of Macduff across the estuary of the river Deveron. It is a former royal burgh and is the county town of the historic county of Banffshire. If you're looking for somewhere quiet and picturesque, yet filled with plenty of things to do, Banff is the perfect place to set up home, we have royal golf club, highland football teams, beach location it is gorgeous, beautiful town 60 mins to Aberdeen an airport to virtually anywhere in the world as well as a sailing club.

Come and experience rural living in a close-knit community and work alongside a vastly experienced team and experience what Scotland truly has to offer.


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 pro rata
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


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


  • £1250 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
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • VDS cover


  • 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 BH12046 when you apply for this role. 

To submit your application click the apply now button.


In 2018, Bellevue Veterinary Centre joined Seafield Veterinary Group and became our Banff Surgery. Our Banff Surgery is a small friendly practice, accredited by the RCVS and with experience in treating small animals as well as large animals. Here, we also offer the Pet Health Club scheme, enabling you to save a good amount of money on preventative and routine care for your pets. Please get in touch to hear much more about the Pet Health Club!

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United Kingdom

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