Veterinary Surgeon Required At Abbey Veterinary Clinic, Arbroath
Up to £63,000 negotiable depending on experience.
Abbey Veterinary Clinic, Arbroath
Angus, Angus, United Kingdom
Abbey Veterinary Clinic are recruiting for a veterinary surgeon to join our team in a mixed role (90 percent SA/10 percent LA). This role will be equally suited to an experienced mixed practitioner or a SA vet interested in diversifying and sharing with our farm caseload. The successful candidate would be supported while gaining experience in the role.
You will be responsible for your own caseload and will have the opportunity to arrange your daily operating diary for medical investigations and surgical procedures. You will work alongside your veterinary colleagues sharing in daily general consultations and routine operations. We have a very varied caseload and regularly treat small furies, avian/reptiles, the practice also runs a dedicated cat clinic.
Our farm sector is primarily Beef suckler and a small percent Dairy. We provide advice on vaccination and disease prevention and carry out visits for calving’s, fertility, lameness, routine TB and blood testing. We have a light caseload and small percentage of out of hours work.
Working up to 40 hours per week (full/part time considered)
Across 4/5 days per week
1:4 OOH (nights and weekends) with back up farm support provided for less experienced vet
Weekly half day extended to day off after weekend on call when staffing allows.
Up to £63,000 negotiable depending on experience.
Relocation allowance of up to £5,000 & welcome bonus of up to £2,500
Abbey Veterinary Clinics is a well-established mixed practice located in the idyllic county of Angus, with branches in Forfar and Arbroath. We are near the beautiful glens with major cities such Dundee, Aberdeen, and Edinburgh not too far away either.
Both clinics are fully equipped, and Arbroath has recently been renovated, with more improvement to come across both sites. Both clinics have digital x-ray equipment, im3 dental machines, and idexx laboratories. We operate and consult in both clinics daily and see a variety of patients/cases. We provide our own out of hours cover to the local community and pride ourselves on still being able to do so. Abbey Vets clinics is a nurse training centre. The nurse team play an ever increasing role in supporting our vets and clients in delivering the services we provide in addition to managing the theatres and kennels they are responsible for admissions, discharges, post operative consultations, pet health club clinics, blood pressure monitoring and blood sampling. They share the rota for our out of hours emergency service,
About the Team and Culture
Our team is made up of 2 Clinical Directors, 3 Vets, 4 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 SVN, 1 ACA, 3 Receptionists, 1 Administrator, and 1 Practice Manager.
Ideally you will be comfortable with large/small animal work, must be RCVS registered, full UK driver’s license essential as company vehicle will be provided. Ideally you will be a confident and experienced vet as there will be an element of sole charge, however for candidates without relevant experience there will be good support in practice including during OOH until you have gained confidence in this area. We can consider small animal vet surgeon as training can be offered for the large animal role should you wish to get into this field.
Because our employee’s matter
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -
Work life balance
• 6.6 weeks annual leave
• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
• Your birthday as a paid day off
• Private medical insurance
• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
• Non-accidental injury support
• £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
• Certificate support
• Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
• Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
• All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
• All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
• Infection Prevention and Control Programme
• Quality Improvement Programme
• BVA membership
• VDS cover
• RCVS fees
• Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
• Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
• Discounted staff pet care
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. Quote BH7481 when applying for this role.
Address: 9 Linday St Arbroath, Angus, Angus, United Kingdom