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Permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon For A Practice Based In East Lothian, Scotland

Posted: Thursday 4th May, 2017. 17:13:44

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a well-respected independent, growing veterinary practice situated on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

Our client is looking for a small animal veterinary surgeon to join their existing team.

The Client:
Our client has 4 vets, 3 nurses, 1 ANA plus support staff who all bring a wealth of experience and dedication to the practice because their main objective is to provide their clients pets with excellent veterinary care. This practice has state of the art facilities which help to secure a speedy diagnosis. They follow gold standard protocols as set out by the RCVS & can carry out a full range of orthopaedic, ophthalmic and soft tissue surgery and use human grade inhalational anaesthetics. Facilities & services include 2 theatres, prep room, full dental suite with air driven dental machine & ultrasonic scaler and polisher, dental X-ray, latest digital imagining system, ultrasound- sonography, in-house biochemistry, separate dog and cat ward, ophthalmologist & physiotherapy referral service. Plus, routine consultations, free dental checks, free puppy checks, free weight and senior pet checks.

The Role:
This is a full time permanent small animal veterinary surgeon post working 40 hours per week, between 9.00 - 18.00, with a half day off in the week. The weekend rota is 1:3 Saturday mornings 9.00- 12.30 and will be sole charge. There is no OOHs requirements.

This practice operates on a 15 minute consultation time. Our client offers a happy practice in a friendly environment.

The Candidate:
The ideal candidate will most likely have a minimum of 2/3 years experience and able to demonstrate their diagnostic and surgical skill. They will have a caring, empathetic nature, and an ability to communicate well and build good business relationships both internal & external.

Type: Permanent SA Veterinary Surgeon x 2
Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, between 9.00 - 18.00, with a half day off in the week
WE: 1:3 Saturday morning 9.00-12.30
Sole Charge: Saturday morning
Consult Times: 15 mins
Salary: Competitive between 30-35k (DOE) + CPD + RCVS + VDS fees + Pension Scheme + Staff Discounts

To qualify for this position you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

What happens next:
Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference SH/25653 when enquiring about this vacancy.

To have a no obligation confidential discussion or to enquire about other positions in this area please contact us today on 01423 701 321, alternatively email
Office hours are 8.30am - 5.30pm.

Recruit4vets are specialist recruiters for the veterinary industry and act as an employment agency for the supply of permanent staff and an employment business for the supply of locum staff, to view more positions like this, visit you can also find us on Facebook at:

Practice name: Recruit4vets
Contact person: Veterinary Team
Tel: 01423 701 321
Address: East Lothian, Scotland,
Country: United Kingdom
Practice type: Veterinary Jobs

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