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Glasgow Road - Kirkintilloch

Small Animal Vet Martin Veterinary Centre Strathkelvin Pl, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow G66 1XT, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 13 Oct 2021

Veterinary Surgeon required at Martin Veterinary Centre in Glasgow

Job Description

The Role

We’re looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join our fantastic team here at Martin Veterinary Centre. 

Our vets split their working week between consulting, operating and medicine investigations as well as some administration tasks. Our rota is designed to allow a good quality of life with evening surgeries and Saturdays equally shared.

While confident surgical skills are important, we recognise that some vets are more confident in managing medicine cases.

About Us

We are a single site practice based in a modern, design award winning building overlooking the Forth and Clyde Canal. Kirkintilloch is located only 10 minutes from the centre of Glasgow. We have 4 well appointed, air-conditioned consulting rooms which are serviced by an airy waiting room and a central pharmacy area. We have separate dog and cat wards which are also air conditioned as well as an isolation area.

Our operating facilities comprise a central prep room and lab area, 2 operating theatres, a dedicated dental room and diagnostic imaging room. Our lab area has a biochemistry and haematology machines as well as a modern microscope. Digital x-ray and ultrasound as well as endoscopy are also available in-house.

There is additional office space for use by the vets.
We are currently a 6 vet, 5 nurse practice supported by an excellent reception and back room team. One of our vets holds a ESVPS certificate in small animal surgery. We encourage our team to develop interests with an aim to create a rounded range of expertise for our clients. We take pride in having a very strong team ethos and enjoy working on cases together while allowing space to work on cases individually when wanted.

We recognise and foster the fact that good communication and honesty with clients is critical.

We provide all the veterinary care for the only Cats Protection Adoption Centre in Scotland treating several hundred cats annually.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an additional experienced vet to take on a range of consulting and operating roles. A candidate with a particular interest would be considered, especially if it leads to an increased scope of services available to our clients. Good client relationship and interpersonal skills are essential.

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.

Reference: 3244

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