Veterinary Surgeon - Laurencekirk

Robson Vets Ltd
Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
28 May 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
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Veterinary Surgeon required at Robson Vets, Laurencekirk

The Role
NE Scotland Small Animal only practice, based on the Aberdeenshire/Angus border is searching for an enthusiastic and committed veterinary surgeon to expand our team. This is a full-time position working 38 hours over a 4-day week with 1:5 weekend rota. Part time applications will also be considered. We are a well-established, multi-site practice so you will see a good mix of surgical and medical cases on a daily basis.
About Us
Our RCVS PSS Tier 3 hospital facilities are based in Laurencekirk with 3 branches in the local area. We have a great team of nurses, on site 24/7 to provide for all our patients’ needs. All the usual facilities are available, also including dental radiography, ultrasound (being upgraded to include cardiac probes), rigid/flexible endoscope, and laboratory and laser facilities. We even have a qualified Animal Physiotherapist on staff. We aim to provide a caring service to our clients and their pets, while offering the best in care and the newest treatments. We are minutes from beaches or mountains, so outdoor pursuits are easy to follow and less than an hour from Dundee and Aberdeen so you can still get your city fix!
Applicant Requirements
This role is ideally suited to a vet with some post graduate experience who is confident with routine surgery and 1st opinion medicine, however a good support network is provided by our senior vets for a strong recent graduate. We have forward thinking clinical directors who are keen to push the practice further so if you have a specialised area of interest this will be encouraged.
Benefits (pro rata)

  • 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.

Job Ref: BH2425

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Robson Vets was first established in Fettercairn on 1st January 1900 by Mr H.W.Robson MRCVS, a house surgeon from the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College.

In 1917 the business moved to ‘Glenroyd’, Laurencekirk and remained there until 1996 when we moved to the new, purpose built, Veterinary Hospital in the Business Park, Laurencekirk.

The surgeries in Montrose and Inverbervie were added in the early 1980's, followed by the purchase of Mr A.M.Williamson's veterinary practice in Portlethen in October 2007. This has given us the opportunity to extend our services to a much wider area.

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