Veterinary Surgeon

Ivybank Vets, Kilwinning
Permanent, Full time
Competitive Salary

Posted on 09/07/2021

The Role

Ivybank Vets in Ayrshire, is looking for a vet surgeon on a full time or part time basis to join their friendly, established and experienced team. Working within a first- opinion GP role with mix of medical and surgical cases and time to work-up your own caseload.   


Working 42 hours per week (Full Time) over a 4 day per week and every other Saturday morning 

No OOH – this is covered by Vets Now

No Sunday working


Up to £50,000 negotiable DOE

About Us

Ivybank Vets has 3 branches, Kilwinning, West Kilbride & Irvine. We have a team of 7 vets, 7-nurse, 2 ACAs plus reception/ support staff. Ayrshire has great beaches and lovely countryside with excellent access to the facilities of Glasgow or the outdoor pursuits of Arran.

The Candidate

Must be RCVS registered and qualified ideally an experienced small animal vet although support can be given for the right candidate. This role has flexibility to adapt the caseload to your preference for an experienced vet. Further certification and CPD funding is also available.

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
•    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
•    Free uniform in a number of roles
•    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.

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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

Talent Partner for Scotland & Isle of Man


Ivybank Vets, Kilwinning

17-19 Byres Road, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, KA13 6JY, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal