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Veterinary Surgeon Required At Ivybank Vets, Irvine

3 months ago
6 months ago

Up to £50,000 negotiable DOE

Ivybank Vets, Irvine

Margaret Oliver

Irvine, Ayrshire, United Kingdom

The Role

Ivybank Vets in Ayrshire, is looking for a vet surgeon on a full /part time basis to join their established and experienced team. This first-opinion GP role with a mix of medical and surgical cases or medical only if preferred with scope for the right candidate to develop a niche interest. Caseloads include but not limited to neutering, dentals, lump removals, vaccinations, GP consults etc. Ivybank Vets has recently added a 4th branch in Kilmarnock to our existing branches in Irvine, Kilwinning and West Kilbride along the west coast of Ayrshire and you would ideally be covering 2 of these branches.


Working 40 hours per week (part time hours can be considered)

Over a 4 day per week

1:2 Saturday mornings 8:30am-12pm (TOIL - incorporating one 3-day weekend a month),

No OOH or on call – this is covered by Vets Now


Up to £50,000 negotiable DOE

Relocation allowance of up to £5,000

About Us

We currently have 9-vets, several with GP interests including ultrasonography and exotics, and our clinical director is an experience emergency clinician. You will be supported by our 7 experienced nurses and 5 ACAs plus dedicated reception/support staff. There is a friendly approach with lots of collaboration and case discussion fostered by splitting rotas between a couple of branches give variety in caseload and the opportunity to work in different combinations.

We are well equipped with laboratory equipment (haematology, biochemistry, microscope), imaging (ultrasound, digital Xray, dental Xray), patient care and monitoring equipment (MPM, drip pumps, drip heaters etc).

Ayrshire has great beaches and lovely countryside with excellent access to the facilities of Glasgow or the outdoor pursuits of Arran. Several branches are close to local train stations for easy travel.

The Candidate

Must be RCVS registered and qualified. With an experienced team in place, we would consider the right candidate at any point in their career. We could welcome a vet aiming to develop a clinical interest, with space at a branch for further facilities if required but we also have the support, several qualified VetDGP advisers and a great first opinion caseload for a new graduate.

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



Professional Memberships


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. Please quote BH5985 when you apply. 

Tel: 07977242572
Address: Irvine, Ayrshire, United Kingdom

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