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Veterinary Surgeon - Aberlour, Moray

Speyside Veterinary Practice
Aberlour, Moray
Salary 35-60k commensurate with experience
Closing date
2 Nov 2021

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

The Role

We are looking for a mixed veterinary surgeon to join our team on a full time/part time basis at Speyside Veterinary Practice in Aberlour. Working on a diverse caseload of farm, equine and small animals. Caseloads can include some orthopaedic work, equine dentistry, vaccinations & blood sampling to name a few, should you have a preference on species that you would like to work with that can also be accommodated as we have a true mix of work (50% small animal, 30% large – though no dairy - and 20% equine).


Working 40 hours per week? (Full time role, part time hours available and flexible)

1:4 OOH rota and weekends on call

About Us

Our team consists of 7 full time vets and 3 part time, with a range in experience from new graduates to over 35 years. We also have a fantastic team of nurses and support staff, we have an equine certificate holder and small animal surgeons who undertake a lot of our own orthopaedic work at our thriving dedicated small animal surgery and a lovely loyal client base (both large and small animal). We have two sites, our mixed practice operating from Aberlour and our small animal branch in Fochabers. We have good facilities at both branches including in house haematology/biochemistry, video endoscopy and ultrasound.

Candidate Requirements

Ideally looking for an experienced mixed vet surgeon, who is confident in sole charge, must be RCVS registered. Some experience in Farm/Equine/Small Animal role previously. We strongly encourage CPD and the development of special interests and would be happy to fund advanced certification.


From £35,000 negotiable D.O.E

Benefits (subject to 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. Please quote BH3050 when applying for this role.

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Speyside Veterinary Practice is a modern, fully equipped mixed practice with small animal, equine and farm animal departments providing dedicated routine and emergency care throughout the Moray area. Our 8 vets are supported by excellent nurses and receptionists to enable us to deliver a caring, professional and efficient 24 service for our clients.

Small animals are seen at both our Aberlour and Fochabers branches, while our equine and large animal work is run mostly from Aberlour.

Find Us
01340 871385
Aberlour Vet Centre
AB38 9NR
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