Roving Veterinary Surgeon required for Scotland
A unique role, are you looking for something different? The Roving Vet’s role is to provide locum cover to IVCEvidensia practices within a given geographical area. There are three positions available. Two are small animal, one based in East Central Scotland, the other in West Central Scotland. One is a mixed position, in the North East of Scotland.
Their placement rota will be controlled by the region’s Business Support Manager, and the length of placements could vary from a few days to a month. The position is based on 40 hrs per week, and may involve ooh or weekend work depending on the needs of the practice. Perhaps sole charge in some cases. Practices would normally be reachable by a daily commute, but could involve short stays away from home, with accommodation provided. The position provides variety, and the chance to forge working relationships in different practices.
IVC Evidensia is a leading veterinary services provider with a network of over 1,600 clinics and hospitals employing over 21,000 veterinarians, nurses, referral specialists and support staff across Europe. Founded in 2011, IVC Evidensia operates a decentralized model promoting innovation and clinical freedom balanced with integrated support functions such as procurement, veterinary advisors, and clinical boards. Core to our mission are clinical independence, international cooperation, and continuous education to develop our people and their careers.
About the Team and Culture
Our Values are;We care- People are fundamental to the success of our business. We respect and reward our people with generous company benefits, CPD and a competitive salary.We Dare- We listen, and we speak up. We invest in our practices and are always looking to innovate in an ever-changing world.We Share- We exchange information and share best practice across the board. Regular Group Meetings, on a wide range of topics, are a crucial part of what we do.
The candidates would need to be confident and proficient in all routine surgery (including for example cow caesareans in the mixed position). They should have good communication skills and be able to consult efficiently. For the mixed job, have confidence in dealing with farm and equine clients. The ability to be flexible and adapt quickly to different practice’s routines, and be prepared to take sole charge, is desirable.
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.
When applying for this position please quote job reference BH3532.
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