Veterinary Surgeon

Gordon Vets, Musselburgh
Permanent, Full time
Competitive Salary

Posted on 23/07/2021

The Role

We have an excellent opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team here at Gordons. The role is 40 hours per week over 4 days, this will include some OOH (until 11pm) and weekends shared between 10 vets. There will be a mix of consults and surgery shared amongst the team, and we are very lucky that our days are generally broken up with plenty of coffee and cake!

About Us

We are a small animal practice with 3 surgeries located in East and Mid Lothian. We are ideally situated with access to amazing beaches and spectacular coastline, the rambling hills of Midlothian and the close to the stunning city of Edinburgh. 

We are a 14 Vet practice, with 9 RVNs and excellent support staff. We have an orthopaedic certificate holder and two GP certificate holders, and we are also a nurse training practice. We are well equipped with digital X-ray, ultrasound, endoscope, full laparoscopic surgical equipment, dental/dental X-ray.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a qualified Veterinary Surgeon with some experience, ideally gained in a similar small animal practice setting. The ideal candidate will be able to work as part of the team but also comfortable working independently when required.

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


Gordon Vets, Musselburgh

111 Market St, Musselburgh, Midlothian, EH21 6PZ, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal