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Veterinary Surgeon - Small Animal

Lawrie Veterinary Group
Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Up to £58,000 DOE
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Small Animal
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Up to £58,000, Relocation Allowance up to £5,000, plus Welcome Bonus up to £5,000

Here at Lawrie Veterinary Group, we are looking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated Veterinary Surgeon for our expanding team at Lawrie Vets.

The Rota

Our people are at the heart of everything that we do, that’s why we know that 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.

Our full time rota will include working 40 hours over 4 days per week however we are open to part time for the right candidate. Typically, you will be working two operating shifts per week and two consulting shifts per week. Weekends are on a rota basis and there are no out of hours. We do however cover our own inpatients during evening and weekends. There is also no on-call.

About Lawrie Veterinary Group

The Lawrie Vet Group is a busy small animal and exotic practice with well-established branches in Cumbernauld and Falkirk. We have expanded into another premises in Falkirk, with an additional branch practice in Boness. Our new Falkirk branch has become a Healthy Pet Centre as a unique and exciting addition to our brand and we will be re-opening our Bo'ness branch very soon.

As an experienced Vet, you will help to oversee the running of our new branch and our Healthy Pet Centre. We have a varied and interesting first opinion and referral caseload, especially when it comes to our exotic animal patients.

Come and join our amazing team

Our dedicated, hard-working, and friendly team is currently made up of our Clinical Director, 12 Veterinary Surgeons (including 2 Senior Vets), 14 Nurses, 3 Student Veterinary Nurses, 3 Animal Care Assistants, 10 Receptionists and 2 Practice Managers - all with a wide array of interests and talents. We have Vet and Nurse certificate holders in varied disciplines including exotics, opthalmology, dermatology, surgery, and dentistry.

We are keen to support our teams to develop in their own areas of interest and skills and are looking for a senior vet who wants to be part of a supportive and motivated environment.

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

*Additional holiday entitlement for your birthday


*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 40 hours 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 £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.

Up to £58,000 DOE


We are dedicated to providing vet services in the areas around Falkirk and Cumbernauld. Formerly Maguire, Lawrie and Lawrie, we have been providing care of animals for well over forty years. Our experienced team of vets have over 80 years of combined experience treating a very large range of pets from dogs, cats and rabbits through to birds, reptiles and other exotic pets.  This experience has shown us that pets become a part of the family and we genuinely do our best to treat all pets to give them the best quality of life possible.

The practice has made consistent efforts and investment to remain up to date with the rapid changes in veterinary treatment in both diagnostic and treatment equipment.

Company info
01324 642361
Unit 2 Williamson Street

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