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We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable veterinary surgeon to join our friendly team here at Strathspey Vets. We would require you to work with all species; our large animal work is majority beef cattle and sheep, and you will have regular consulting and operating sessions working with our small animal patients. The majority of our equine work is first opinion. As a member of our full-time veterinary team, you will be required to work a 1 in 4 on call rota – this includes one night a week and every fourth weekend. Generous time off is given following on-call shifts and you will always have a 4-day week plus time off in lieu following a weekend on call. There are always two vets on call which provides good support.
We are a truly mixed practice with a rough ratio of 60:40 small to large animal work and the occasional equine call. Located in the Cairngorm National Park, there is ample opportunity to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Many of our staff pursue a wide range of outdoor activities including hiking, skiing, kayaking, and biking.
We work across two modern practices and our small animal facilities are supported by an amazing team of RVNs, SVNs and VCAs. We have a wide range of experience within our clinical team, and everyone is confident in supporting each other.
Experience is preferred but we are open to taking on the right candidate that will fit with our team and can work in a dynamic workplace.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata
6 weeks paid holiday
5 days paid CPD leave
£1250 CPD Allowance per annum
Private Medical Insurance
VDS Membership paid
BVA Membership paid
Service based holiday entitlement increases
Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
Enhanced paternity pay
Discounted veterinary fees
My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
Cycle to Work scheme
Paid bereavement leave
Company sick pay
Employee opinion survey
Free uniform in a number of roles
Annual pay reviews
Sponsorship for overseas employees
Academy & Leadership courses
Focus on employee wellbeing
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.
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.