Veterinary Surgeon Opportunity Available – Roundhouse Hospital, Glasgow
At Pets’n’Vets we are entering a new, exciting chapter in our history! The Pets’n’Vets Family are an award-winning group of small animal practices that have been serving Glasgow and the surrounding areas for 50 years. Our sites are based in Blantyre, Crookfur, Hairmyres, Queens Park, Queen Margaret Drive & Scotstoun. We are equally proud of our purpose-built Veterinary Roundhouse Hospital in Glasgow’s Southside, providing both primary care and referral surgery services year-round.
As a group we are progressive, committed to the ongoing development of our practices and teams. We currently have an amazing opportunity to welcome a dedicated and experienced veterinary surgeon at our wonderful Roundhouse Hospital and there has never been a better time to join us!
- Full & part time applications welcomed.
- 4 day working week.
- Working either a Saturday or Sunday on a shared rota basis.
- No OOH’s
As a Veterinary Surgeon at Pets’n’Vets your role would primarily be based at the Roundhouse Hospital, which holds RCVS Practice Standards Scheme Hospital status and has been awarded silver ISFM cat friendly clinic. Our Roundhouse Referral team were also awarded Highly Commended in the RCVS 2021 Knowledge awards for auditing TPLO outcomes and client satisfaction. The Roundhouse Hospital has excellent, purpose-built facilities, with extensive kit including a fabulous Ultrasound scanner, ECG, Endoscope and Bronchoscope and regular visiting CT scanning. We offer an interesting and varied caseload, and your working week will include a good mixture of consultations and surgeries as well as routine and more advanced cases. Admin time is built into our working day. Case continuity is important to us and we try to offer this wherever possible.
We have a wonderful, friendly team at Pets’n’Vets and any new associates will be warmly welcomed. As a team we all support each other, with regular clinical and whole team meetings. The team are all passionate, dedicated veterinary professionals who pride themselves on offering high standards of care, while identifying areas to further improve. Our large Vet team includes a variety of different experience levels and includes certificate holders in Surgery, ECC, Cardiology and Medicine. You will also be supported by experienced Nursing, PCA, Reception and Admin teams. As part of our interview process, we are happy to invite you to visit us, meet the team and see how we work before deciding if we are the practice for you!
Our varied and advanced caseloads, alongside our knowledgeable team mean that we can support most areas of interests and we actively encourage professional development, so please do speak to us about any professional interests or certificate goals you may have. If mentoring is something that you really enjoy, we have ample opportunity to be involved with this at Pets’n’Vets too!
We have a fantastic client base and build great rapport with our clients. We feel this alongside our high standard of care and treating every pet like they were our own is why some of our clients have been visiting us for many years.
Pets’n’Vets are delighted to be part of Linnaeus with almost 180 sites across the UK and Ireland. We are part of a growing community of like-minded veterinary professionals who are passionate about what they do. There are lots of career progression opportunities available such as leadership and mentorship roles within Pets’n’Vets, as well as opportunities to move into clinical and non-clinical roles within the wider group. Together, we are able to provide the highest standards in pet care and achieve our collective Purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.
Pets’n’Vets are lucky to be based in the wonderful city of Glasgow. Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and has been voted 'the friendliest city in the UK' by roughguides public vote & we couldn’t agree more.
Glasgow is a beautiful city that is steeped in history & architecture. If you enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city there are lots for you to enjoy day and night however, we are also surrounded by beautiful countryside, if you prefer the great outdoors. Glasgow is well connected by road and rail and also has a busy local airport
The right candidate for this role would be an experienced Veterinary Surgeon who feels comfortable with all first opinion duties, is committed to excellent client and clinical care, is keen to continue to develop and thrives as part of a cohesive team.
- Salary: £37,000 -£60,000 (Dependent on duties, experience & post graduate studies.)
- 5 weeks holiday per year + birthday leave day
- Extensive CPD allowance & we are happy to support certificates.
- Access to an extensive in-house library of free online courses/content, both clinical and non-clinical.
- Specsavers Free Eye Test (and voucher for glasses for VDU use if applicable)
- Cycle2Work Scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme with BUPA
- RCVS Fee Paid
- 1st opinion and referral hospital, excellent team ethos and lovely clients
- Pension scheme – automatic enrolment and completely hassle free
- Discount for own pets
- Up to £4,000 Relocation package may be available or £2000 welcome bonus
For more information, to apply, or to arrange a tour of the hospital, please do not hesitate to contact Amy for an informal chat.