We have a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to come and join our Mixed practice in Speyside. We can be flexible with various options to suit the right candidate. Ideally a full-time, mixed practice vet would be lovely, however we would be equally pleased to hear from someone keen to discuss a part time option with us (be that one or two days a week or perhaps one short stint a month). We could provide private accommodation for a locum looking for regular work (either through an agency or by joining us on a zero hours contract). · Salary 35-60k commensurate with experience and (more importantly) contribution to the practice.
We are a genuinely mixed practice, a candidate with a species preference could potentially be accommodated, however there would be a requirement to participate in a mixed out of hours rota (we always have two vets on call, with time off in lieu for full-time staff). We would be happy to discuss species preference and degree of out of hours commitment required. The exception to this could be someone with a particular interest in equine dentistry – we could discuss a part-time role for a purely Equine Vet with the OOH rota. We would love to hear from anyone with ideas as to how they could contribute to a mixed practice in a less ‘conventional’ way.
We are a friendly bunch with a range of experience, keen on case discussion and team support. Whilst we have a true mix of work (50% small animal, 30% large – though no dairy – and 20% equine), we encourage further development in specific areas of interest to provide a better service to our clients and maximise career satisfaction for our staff. For example 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. We are keen to invest in the right equipment to help us do our job to the best standard we can e.g. dental x-rays, cattle tipping crate and equine DR equipment. Everyone’s ideas and opinions on how to progress the practice are valued and we have regular Friday morning clinical chats to encourage open discussion.
· 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 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.
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