Small Animal Vet Surgeon Job, Lanark, Scotland - Scottish Borders

Up to £60k DOE - Small - Veterinarian
Ref: 10379 Date Posted: Monday 17 Oct 2022
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Salary: Up to £60k depending on experience


  • 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays
  • Opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • Enhanced sick, maternity, and paternity pay
  • Health Shield cover after 3 months
  • Excellent opportunity for career development
  • My Perks – offers, discounts and cashback on shopping, travel, entertainment and much more
  • Cycle to Work scheme

Type of Work: Newly qualified and experienced S/A vet roles available

Job Details: 

Their state-of-the-art flagship practice is in the Royal Burgh of Lanark; a bustling market town located in the beautiful lower Clyde Valley.

A rare opportunity has arisen to join a superbly well-equipped and thriving practice as a full or part-time Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.

Key Information:

  • Salary up to £60k depending on experience, relocation package available
  • Very supportive practice and colleagues
  • Well-equipped and modern practice with laser therapy, video endoscopy, ultrasound, digital x-ray, etc.
  • 15-minute consults
  • Full-time – 5-day week, or part-time
  • 1 in 10 weeks on-call
  • Must be comfortable working sole charge when on-call and have a friendly and proactive attitude
  • £1,750 CPD allowance and 5 days paid CPD leave – more if a certificate holder
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid, plus membership of one other society of your choice, e.g. BSAVA
  • Experienced 14-Vetteam with varied interests

Their ideal candidate will fit in with the established large and friendly team, and be enthusiastic about mentoring colleagues, enjoy clinical discussions, dealing with a wide variety of cases, and generally getting stuck in. Services offered include laparoscopy, endoscopy, ultrasound, and dental X-ray.

The right person for this job will have good experience in practice and be comfortable with a variety of surgical procedures and being on-call on a fair rota basis. In return, the successful applicant will benefit from a combination of excellent and modern facilities, varied caseloads, and a friendly and supportive environment, allowing them to develop their career and pursue their interests right up to certificate level.

Example of supported procedures carried out with their 11-month qualified Vet: Example of procedures carried out by their 3-year qualified Vet:
Procedure Number completed Procedure Number completed
Ultrasound 60 Ultrasound 233
Xray 50 Xray 183
Castrate 63 Castrate 185
Spay 60 Spay 190
Dental 37 Dental 105
Lump Removal 18 Lump / Tumour Removal 66
Pyometra 6 Pyometra 8
Caesarean 7 Caesarean 28
Debride Corneal Ulcer 5 Debride Corneal Ulcer 16
Aural Haematoma 3 Aural Haematoma 3
Exploratory Laparotomy 2 Exploratory Laparotomy 6
Hernia Umbilical Repair 4 Hernia Umbilical Repair 12
Gastrotomy 2 Gastrotomy 2
Liver Lobectomy 1 Liver Biopsy 1
Splenectomy 1 Splenectomy 1
    Enterotomy 5
    Enucleation 7
    Cystotomies 2
    Limb Amputation 5
    Femoral Head and Neck Excision Arthroplasty (FHNE) 1
    Foreign Body removal via video endoscope 5
    Surgical Biopsy 12


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