Posted on 14/02/2022
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Equine Veterinary Surgeon to join our team here at Forth Valley Vets, Stirling!
We require an experienced full time rcvs registered equine vet to provide our clients with an excellent level of service while carrying out routine / emergency care.
Confident in all general aspects of first opinion work and the use of mobile equipment, i.e. x-ray, scanner, scopes.
4 day week working 40hrs per week and 1:4 rota through Spring, 1:5 rest of the year.
Salary for the role is up to £55,000 depending on experience
Forth Valley Vets are an ambulatory practice. Caseloads vary from routine vaccines and dentals to advanced lameness workups, Scoping, X-raying, sarcoid treatments, geldings, health planning, and pre-purchase examinations.
We pride ourselves in our ability to offer our clients dedicated Vets to large animal medicine who all have a high level of expertise.
State of the art diagnostic equipment including mobile digital x-ray machine, endoscope and ultrasound scanner.
We are located in the historic town of Stirling there are motorway links to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth within easy reach and beautiful Loch Lomond and the Trossachs on our doorstep.
We are a 10 Vet practice which includes our Clinical Director, supported by Practice Manager and 5 lovely Receptionists. We have several certificate holders in their individual fields and would welcome applicants who can bring this extra qualification or equally would support new employees to further develop their career. We are a friendly, sociable practice with several good bakers so if you enjoy cake you will fit right in. During the summer months we like to support our local agricultural shows and enjoy social events as a team.
An experienced Equine Veterinary Surgeon in routine and emergency work. Must be confident in all aspects of first opinion work and the use of mobile equipment, i.e. dental equipment, x-ray, scanner and scopes.
Clinic experience would be advantageous but not essential.
A good team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to work on their own initiative with a flexible approach.
· Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
· CPD paid days and allowance
· L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
· Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
· Private Medical Insurance
· BVA Membership paid
· VDS cover
· Birthday leave
· Discounted veterinary fees
· Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
· Cycle to Work scheme
· Service-related company sick pay
· Sponsorship for overseas employees
· Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
· Relocation packages
· Career progression opportunities
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.
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.