• Full Time
  • Anywhere

The Role

We have an excellent opportunity for a Mixed Veterinary Surgeon to come and join our team here at Links Vets, East Lothian. The role includes mix of companion animal consulting and surgery. 80% small 15% farm 5% equine. Farm work mainly beef and sheep. Some days spent sole working in branch surgeries. You will have the clinical freedom to be responsible for own caseload. Out of hours work from our main Haddington branch, with a Registered Veterinary Nurse on call also to assist. Candidates would be expected to do a maximum of one evening surgery until 6.30pm per week with 5pm finishes for the rest of the week.

Salary £40000-£60000 DOE

About Us

Links Vets has 5 branches across beautiful East Lothian, with beaches and countless outdoor pursuits on our doorstep. Our main Haddington branch is housed in a purpose built building and equipped with digital xray, ultrasound, dental suite, two dedicated operating theatres, prep room, separate cat and dog ward and 4 large, airy consult rooms. We have visiting orthopaedic, internal medicine and cardiac specialists which allow for internal work up of complex cases, with plans for in house ophthalmology referral service. With such a large, committed team and a low Veterinary Surgeon to client ratio, clinicians are able to dedicate their time to cases and client communication.

Our team consists of 12 Veterinary Surgeons, 11 Registered Veterinary Nurses and a strong, dedicated Reception team. We are a friendly and relaxed team who enjoys working together in a supportive environment. Certificate training and further development are also actively encouraged and supported.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate must be experienced and happy with taking sole charge, when required. We are also looking for someone who is friendly and an adaptable team player, who appreciates the importance of good client communication.

Benefits – Subject to Pro Rata

  • 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 maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • 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
  • 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 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.

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