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Veterinary Surgeon

Westport Vet Clinic
City of Edinburgh
Salary of £35,000-£60,000
Closing date
26 Jul 2022

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Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
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Job Details

Westport Veterinary Clinic is a locally owned practice with a strong commitment to giving the best possible care to the pets under our care.

We are 100% small animal with a well bonded and genuinely lovely client base.

Our vets have further qualifications in feline medicine, internal medicine, behaviour and acupuncture and a keen interest in orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, dentistry, ultrasonography & ECC. We are also a Training Practice for our SVNs and we hold the ISFM Silver & Bronze Awards, over our three branches.

Westport Vets take a proactive approach to caring for our team with regular health & well-being sessions, either in more formal events (such as VDS training, WellVet etc) or our informal social nights.

We have a passion for excellent customer care and a reputation that matches it. Our team sees a satisfying and varied caseload with plenty of opportunity to work up the more challenging cases, all supported by a great team. The practices are well-equipped with dental x-rays, digital x-rays, ultrasound, full in-house lab facilities and separate cat/dog/isolation wards.

Westport vets are looking for enthusiastic and well-motivated Veterinary Surgeons to join us in our forward-looking practice. You should be committed to practising the highest standards of veterinary and animal care and relish the opportunity to improve your knowledge base and skills & further your career.

The Role
Due to expansion, we have two positions available within our Clinic for dedicated, passionate and committed individuals to join us on a permanent basis. A mimimun of 2-3 years experience is required to join our incredibly supportive team which consists of 10 vets, 12 RVNs, 1 SVN, 3 receptionists 3 kennels assistants & 2 admin staff.
As these are new positions, the hours/shift rotas are entirely flexible and are open for discussion. All of our current team members have a flexible working pattern to suit their home life.

CPD is fully funded with no set limit and actively encouraged with support from senior members of the team.

Skills and Experience
A minimum of 2-3 years experience working as a qualified Veterinary Surgeon in small animal practice is required, and candidates must be registered with the RCVS.

Westport Veterinary Clinic provides one of the most exceptional salary and benefits packages available to applicants. In addition to a salary (£35,000-£60,000 per annum), you will have 28 days annual leave, RCVS and VDS membership company contributory pension scheme and other company fringe benefits. If you would like to apply, please email with your CV and covering letter for consideration.



Westport Veterinary Clinic is a family owned, independent practice with 3 locations - Linlithgow, South Queensferry, & Edinburgh. 

We have a high focus on a supportive, learning environment to give out patients the best outcomes.

We also work hard to make sure our working environment, and flexible working hours suit all team members.

Find Us
Westport Veterinary Clinic
8 Preston Road
West Lothian
EH49 7AU
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