Veterinary Surgeon Required At Robson Veterinary Hospital
From £38,000 negotiable DOE
Robson Veterinary Hospital
Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon on a full time/part time basis at Robson Veterinary Hospital in Laurencekirk. The position includes both medical and surgical cases. There are both consultations at the hospital and the branches, and a well-equipped operating theatre for procedures. The position is 38 hours per week over 4 days. There will be a 1 in 6 full weekend and a 1 in 6 Saturday morning. There is no overnight on-call, but there is a duty vet per night to be responsible for any inpatients.
From £38,000 negotiable DOE.
Robson Vets is placed mid-way between Aberdeen and Dundee. It is 15 minutes from sandy beaches and 20 minutes from the cairngorms. The main hospital in Laurencekirk is well equipped with two operating theatres, a new ultrasound, digital x-ray, endoscopy, dental suite with dental x-ray, 3 consulting rooms and separate dog and cat wards. We have a team of qualified nurses that stay on-site overnight to care for in-patients. The two branches in Portlethen and Montrose are consult only but are both busy.
We currently have 8 Veterinary Surgeons, 6 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Student Veterinary Nurse, 4 Veterinary Care Assistants and 8 Receptionists. We have surgeons with special interests in soft tissue surgery, imaging, medicine, pain management and exotics. We are looking for a candidate that is a good 'all-rounder’ that has great communication skills with both clients and team members. The team are very friendly and accept new members with open arms. The clients are also very welcoming. The candidate will be supported to increase their knowledge in any special interest they may have.
The candidate must be confident with general surgery and dental work. They must be happy to consult and work up their own cases. The directors are very keen on training, so support will always be given with difficult cases or unfamiliar surgeries. The candidate must hold a veterinary degree and preferably be registered with the RCVS at time of application.
Benefits (subject to pro rata)
· Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
· CPD paid days and allowance
· L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
· Enhanced family friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
· Private Medical Insurance
· BVA Membership paid
· VDS cover
· Birthday leave
· Discounted veterinary fees
· Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
· Cycle to Work scheme
· Service related company sick pay
· Sponsorship for overseas employees
· Initiatives focussed 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.
If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Please use BH4257 as a reference when applying for this role.
Address: Laurencekirk Business Park, Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom