Experienced Farm Veterinary Surgeon - Strathaven, South Lanarkshire

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Strathaven, South Lanarkshire
Competitive Salary
17 Mar 2021
14 Apr 2021
BH2708 W21.03107
Contract Type
Full Time

Contact Details

The Role
We are looking for an experienced full time farm veterinary surgeon to join our expanding, dairy focused, department as part of Avondale Veterinary Group. You will be responsible for delivering care to our clients, ranging from some of the top dairy and sheep farmers in the UK to smallholders. Every day brings a new opportunity to challenge your skills and provide a benefit to our genuinely lovely clients. OV duties would include TB testing equally shared across the department in a 48 month testing interval area. There is also some product exportation work mostly covered by a dedicated additional OV. The OOH rota is 1:4 weeknights and 1:4 weekends compensated by a half-day off in lieu. A company car can be provided or a car allowance with business mileage claimed back at HMRC rates.

About Us
Our practice is in Strathaven, 15 miles South of Glasgow. We have multiple Easi-Scans, access to Interherd+, TotalVet, 2 hydraulic foot trimming crushes, a Pulsator IV electro-ejaculator and provide in house mastitis bacteriology. Our friendly multi-disciplinary team consists of 12 Veterinary Surgeons and 5 Nurses with a Practice Manager who can fix anything!

Applicant Requirements
The ideal candidate will hold a veterinary degree and be MRCVS registered. Several years of experience of farm work in the UK is essential. Study for further certificates would be encouraged. An enthusiasm for expanding and developing the services offered would also be advantageous See our facilities at www.avondalevets.com
•    5 weeks 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
•    VDS cover
•    Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
•    Enhanced paternity pay
•    Birthday leave
•    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 BAME and LGBT+ 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.

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