Veterinary Surgeon

Animals 1st Veterinary Surgery, Macmerry
East Lothian
Permanent, Full time and/or Part time
from £38,000 negotiable DOE

Posted on 23/08/2021

The Role

We are currently looking for an addition Veterinary Surgeon at Animals 1st, Macmerry to join or friendly and growing team. The applicant will share consults and surgery with our other Veterinary Surgeons and there will be a share of the Saturday morning rota (currently 1:3). There will be no out of hours as this is provided by Vets Now, Edinburgh. The salary is from £38,000 negotiable DOE.

About Us

Animals 1st is a Small Animal veterinary practice based East Lothian, with our main surgery in Macmerry and branch surgery in Haddington. We take pride in providing excellent patient and client care, while being part of a fun and supportive team. 
Our growing team consists of 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 2 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Animal Care Assistants and 3 Receptionists across the two sites. The team work well together to provide and outstanding level of customer service and patient care. We are friendly and outgoing, teamwork is important to us, no matter what your role. Each member of the team brings something unique to the practice. 
We enjoy social nights both in the practice and out when we can! 

Applicant Requirements 

The ideal candidate will be RCVS registered and have previous experience ideally gained in a similar small animal practice setting. You will need to be an excellent communicator and work well as part of a small team. 

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.

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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


Animals 1st Veterinary Surgery, Macmerry

Unit 19 MacMerry Industrial Estate, Macmerry, East Lothian, EH33 1RD, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal