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Veterinary Surgeon

Crown Vets
Inverness, Highland
Salary up to £60,000 depending on experience.
Closing date
27 May 2022

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The Role
Crown Vets, Inverness are looking for a full/part-time vet surgeon to join their team. Working across multiple sites in Argyle street, Canalside, Culloden and soon to be a new forth site opening in Culduthel the caseloads are busy and varied within 1st opinion general practice ranging from dentistry, consults and medicine cases to name a few. We encourage a learning culture within our practice and fully support our vets to develop their own caseloads within their niche area.
Working 40 hours per week split across 4/5 days
Three nights on call per month
1:12 weekend on call, with time off in lieu to give you a good work-life balance


Up to £60,000 negotiable D.O.E. and welcome bonus of up to £1,500.

Relocation package up to £5,000
About Us
Crown Vets is an established practice based in the capital of the Highlands. We are a busy companion animal practice, comprising of three practices, and growing. We have state of the art equipment including ultrasound with doppler, continuous ECG monitoring, cardiac probe and DR x-ray.
In addition to our first opinion service, we have a Referral Practice within the group, currently covering Orthopaedic, Soft Tissue, Dermatology and Pain Management. We are a training practice and believe in supporting the future clinical staff, regularly taking EMS and RVN students.  Currently our team consists of 14 Vets, 12 Nurses, 14 support staff, we have two Certificate holders in Medicine and three vets working towards their Medicine, Soft Tissue and Dental Certificates.
There is an amazing number of outdoor activities in the Highlands, skiing, snowboarding, hill walking, mountain biking, rock climbing, wild swimming to name but a few.
Applicant Requirements
Must be RCVS registered and qualified, ideally with experience working in a 1st opinion setting, must be confident in sole charge work. Further certification is encouraged and supported. This is a busy and growing practice and offers an amazing opportunity to develop your skillset.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  •         Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  •         CPD paid days and allowance
  •         L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  •         Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  •         Private Medical Insurance
  •         BVA Membership paid
  •         VDS cover
  •         Birthday leave
  •         Discounted veterinary fees
  •         Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  •         Cycle to Work scheme
  •         Service-related company sick pay
  •         Sponsorship for overseas employees
  •         Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  •         Relocation packages
  •         Career progression opportunities

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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 BH4577 when applying for this role.

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Crown Vets is a pioneering veterinary practice in the heart of the Highlands with conveniently located practices. Our premises on Argyle Street has been home to a veterinary practice since the mid 1970’s. Our practices are fully equipped and run by staff highly trained and dedicated.

Our Surgeries
Crown Vets Argyle Street
At our Argyle Street surgery, we offer first opinion consultations with our veterinary surgeons and nurses as well as performing a wide range of surgical procedures. Our Argyle Street surgery is also home to Crown Vets Referrals for advanced veterinary healthcare and procedures.
Further information can be sought at Crown Vets Referrals.
Crown Vets Canalside
At our Canalside surgery, we offer first opinion consultations with our veterinary surgeons and nurses. We have regular, dedicated cat only mornings for our senior cat clinics to be held in a peaceful environment.
Crown Vets Drumnadrochit
We are holding a monthly clinic at Glenurquhart Village Hall to help reduce stress in pets travelling for veterinary appointments without any additional charges. We offer routine, first opinion consultations with our veterinary surgeon and a collection service for pre-ordered veterinary prescriptions and food.

Find Us
58 Argyle Street
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