Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon – Vet Seekers – Falkirk

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Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon – Falkirk, Stirlingshire

Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon or soon to be?

Are you looking for a new opportunity in Stirlingshire?

We are recruiting on behalf of a practice in Falkirk for a Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. This role is full or part time for up to 40 hours per week over 2 to 4 days, along with weekends on a rota. There will be no OOH work or on-call duties.

Key details

Type: Small animal

Hours: Full or part time, up to 40 hours per week over 2 to 4 days

Weekends: On a rota

Sole charge: None

OOH: None

On-call: None

Branch work: N/A

Computer system: Merlin

Team: 4 vets, 5 RVNs and a supportive non-clinical team

The role

The role offers a varied caseload with a mixture of consultations and surgeries

The role offers no OOH or on-call, ensuring a healthy work-life balance

About them

They offer a wide range of modern veterinary services and diagnostics, including an in-house laboratory, biochemistry, haematology, echocardiography, tonopen, blood pressure monitors, multiparameter anaesthetic monitor, x-ray and ultrasound

They have the facilities and caseload to support clinical development

They have a supportive and friendly team

They can offer support for areas of special interest, along with funding for certificates

They offer a great bonus package in addition to salary

They have a vet who has an interest in cardiology and a certificate in small animal medicine

They are a nurse training practice

They have a visiting orthopaedic surgeon

They have a varied surgical caseload which involves dermatology, dentistry, medical cases, cardiology, neutering, lump removals, entropion, cherry eyes, enterotomy and amputations

Team culture

The practice has a great team made up of 4 vets, 5 RVNs and a supportive non-clinical team

They understand the importance of the roles that RVNs play within the practice and actively encourage the development of skills and knowledge whereby the nurses offer nurse clinics where they can advise and educate clients and use their own initiative whilst assisting the vets

They pride themselves on a supportive team culture and they value each and everyone’s roles within the practice

They understand the difficulties that the vet industry can face and support each other to provide a positive and encouraging work environment

Investing in their people, premises and processes is at the heart of what they do

About you

They are looking for a vet who has a high level of experience both in medicine and surgery

You will have excellent communications skills and client facing skills

You will have a positive attitude and show empathy to both clients and team members

You will encourage ongoing development of the team

You will be a team player and be able to work in a collaborative manner

You will be an experienced vet who is looking to support and mentor less experienced vets


Salary: Up to 68,000 pro rata, commensurate to experience

Holidays: 6.6 weeks annual leave, including bank holidays

CPD: Generous allowance of 1,250 with 5 days to attend

Memberships: RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid

Relocation support

Medical insurance

Workplace pension

Family friendly policies

Employee wellbeing programmes

Ongoing learning and development platforms available

Must haves:

RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom

Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

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