Veterinary Surgeon

Struthers & Scott Veterinary Practice
Permanent, Full time and/or Part time
Up to £50,000 DOE

Posted on 28/06/2021

The Role

Struthers & Scott are looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join our 1st opinion small animal practice on a full/part basis, working between our two clinics in Doune & Killearn. 

Working on various caseloads including dentistry whilst utilising your surgical skills, and perhaps even see to an occasional snake bite. We are also the preferred vet for the local safari park and although this is already covered by one of the vets in the practice there are opportunities on occasion to have some of the animals in the surgery.

Rota Pattern

40 hours per week (full time role, part time hours available)

Working over 4 days

1:4 Saturday mornings (8:30am-12:30pm)

On call is one night per week from 7pm until 7.30am.  (This is from home and is a very quiet on call)

No out of hours at the weekends as this is outsourced


A salary of up to £50,000 negotiable depending on experience. 

Relocation allowance up to £5,000

Welcome bonus of up to £1,500

About Us

Our team consists of 5 vets, 5 RVN’s and 5 reception staff. We have a beautiful purpose-built facility at Doune, which is well equipped with digital x-ray, new ultrasound scanner and new dental x-ray, an operating theatre with a separate dental operating suite and x-ray room. We also hold our International Cat Care - Gold Award.

The Trossachs and Loch Lomond National Parks are close by if you enjoy outdoor pursuits, and only 45 minutes from Glasgow and Edinburgh

Applicant Requirements

Must be RCVS registered and ideally have small animal experience and confident with sole charge, willing to travel between the 2 sites (approximately 30 minutes from each other)


From £35,000 negotiable D.O.E.

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

- MRCVS Membership paid

- 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

- Pension

- 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.

When applying for this post please quote job reference BH3306.

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Any questions before applying?

Speak to Margaret Oliver from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Margaret Oliver

Senior Talent Partner


Struthers & Scott Veterinary Practice

Innes Park, Station Wynd, Doune, FK16 6EH, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal