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Aberdeen - Bridge of Don

Small Animal Vet Bridge Vets Ellon Rd, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8ET, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 22 Feb 2021

Veterinary Surgeon required at Bridge Vets, Aberdeen.

Job Description

The Role

We are looking for two enthusiastic and motivated first opinion Veterinary Surgeons to work alongside our friendly team providing high-quality clinical care to our patients and an outstanding client experience. The successful candidates will carry out a good mixture of surgery, investigations, and consulting with some sole charge responsibility. Working hours and location are negotiable Monday - Friday. Saturday rota is necessary however there is no OOH. Although we are looking for full-time cover, part-time Vets are encouraged to apply.

About Us

Bridge Vets have two sites in Aberdeen based in Bridge of Don and Portlethen. Our experienced team consists of 5 FTE Vets, 8 RVNs, and reliable support staff. You will be able to develop a good rapport with all team members and clients. We endeavour to set high standards and keep up with new developments to give the best possible service to our clients. We have up to date equipment including digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental x-ray, in house laboratory machines and multi-parameter anaesthetic monitoring equipment. We are a RCVS general accredited practice and a RVN training practice. Aberdeen and the surrounding areas offer so much with the Grampian Mountains to the west and miles of unspoiled coastline to the east. Aberdeen airport and rail station are easily accessible with good connections.

Applicant Requirements 

Applicants would benefit from a number of years’ post graduate experience within UK practice. They will have experience in a clinical setting and be comfortable to carry out routine consultations, medical investigations and surgery without supervision. A friendly approach to clients and good communication skills are essential. We are looking for a team player with a strong work ethic, flexible mind-set, a can-do attitude and a sense of humour! Driving licence and experience of official Veterinarian certification would be ideal.

Benefits (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 LGBT+ 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.

Job Ref :BH2330

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