Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - East Lothian

Gordon Vets
Musselburgh, East Lothian
Competitive salary and relocation packages
12 Oct 2020
09 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role
You will join a team of 10 Veterinary Surgeons and will be well supported by 8 RVNs. Weekly work hours are 40 per week over 4 days. We are proud to offer our own out of hours to our own clients. Your OOH rota will involve 1 week-night on call every fortnight, 1 weekend part days in 8 weeks and 1:8 weekends on call, with a long weekend off the following weekend.

About Us
We are a 3-branch small animal practice on the outskirts of Edinburgh. We now have a rare opening for a full-time permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join our team in Musselburgh. Our purpose built premises are well equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound and endoscope. We offer laparoscopic spays and orthopaedics. Client and patient care are our main focus and we do that by offering a friendly and supportive environment to work in.

Applicant Requirements
We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon who believes in the importance of teamwork as much as we do. Applicants must be confident in all routine consults and surgery and be able to work independently. You must have a full driving license, due to the on call and live within 30 minutes of the practice.

Benefits (Subject to pro rata)

  • 25 days paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • Birthday leave
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

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.

Job Ref: BH1466

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