Veterinary Surgeon Required At Bridge Vets, Nigg Kirk, Aberdeen
Bridge Vets, Nigg Kirk
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Looking to reset your work life balance in a beautiful part of Scotland? Are you seeking a supportive environment in which to grow and flourish?
A colleague is returning to their native USA which has opened the door for a full-time Veterinary Surgeon to join our 100% small animal team at Bridge Vets in Aberdeen. We are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon with experience who is comfortable with consulting and basic surgical procedures. Mentorship will be available for more advanced surgery and diagnostic investigations. The ability to work alone is required but will be a limited part of the job.
A great work life balance and the opportunity for professional development is very important to the team and we are proud to offer the successful candidate the following:
• 4 to 5 day working week. Precise hours are negotiable
• No out of hours
• 1 in 5 Saturday mornings
• Certificate funding
• Relocation bonus
• Working with IVC Evidensia comes with a range of great benefits such as company sick pay and career advancement opportunities.
The successful applicant will be based at the Nigg and Cults branches of Bridge Vets, working alongside two senior Veterinary Surgeons with over 30 years’ experience between them. One of whom is working towards a CertAVP in dermatology, the other a CertAVP in cardiology. Additionally, we have an experienced part-time Veterinary Surgeon, who also runs our acupuncture clinic, and a full-time two-year qualified Veterinary Surgeon. We are supported by an excellent team of 4 qualified Nurses who run their own nurse clinics and are equally equipped to support the Vets with diagnostic work ups and managing emergencies. The clinical team are complemented by our superb Receptionists, Animal Care Assistants, Practice Manager and Practice Principal.
If you are unfamiliar with Aberdeen then we can reassure you it has something for everyone. Stunning coastline perfect for swimming, surfing, kayaking, diving, sailing etc with the Cairngorms mountain range on your doorstep for the avid climbers, mountain bikers and hikers. Aberdeen is also a very metropolitan city, home to a wide range of nationalities and boasting fine dining, galleries, theatres and a calendar packed with live events.
Applicants must be an MRCVS, have experience in small animal practice, and be comfortable with sole charge. Full UK Driving license required.
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
- 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.
If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Job Reference: BH3649
Address: Nigg Kirk Hall Nigg Kirk Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom