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Veterinary Surgeon - Kilmarnock

Station Veterinary Surgery
Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
11 Jun 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
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Job Details

We are looking for a part time veterinary surgeon with some experience behind them to replace a retiring colleague. There are no OOH duties with this role. Weekend rota is a 1 in 4 Saturday morning only. Sole charge with RVN support. Weekday shifts would be a minimum of 2 full days (20 hours) but total hours are negotiable. There would be a pro-rata share of operating time and the remainder being consults. We have 15 min appointments with time allocated for catch-up/phone calls and last appointment 45mins before end of paid shift.

We are 100% small animal practice on the outskirts of Kilmarnock. We are close to major road networks, easily commutable from Glasgow and have car parking available. We are a small close knit team with a passion for patient and client care. We are an ISFM Silver accredited practice and hold the IVC Patient Safety Award. We have lovely clients, a high uptake of preventative healthcare plans and a good proportion of insured pets. We would be supportive of any professional development plans that mirror our vision for the expansion of our available services and the quality of care we can provide to our patients. We have a brand new full IDEXX lab suite in-house, digital x-ray (no dental x-ray yet but planned) and ultrasound machine. We make good use of our RVN's knowledge and skills and are expanding our nurse clinics.

You must be comfortable with sole charge, routine operations and dentistry. A preference/interest in internal medicine/ultrasound/cardiology would be preferable but not essential. As a practice we do not see many small furries or exotics.

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
  • 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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At C. Friels Station Veterinary Surgery, we believe your pet is an integral part of your family, and we always provide them with the highest possible level of care.

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1 Murray Place
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