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Stirling - Doune

Small Animal Vet Struthers & Scott Veterinary Practice Doune FK16 6EH, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 5 Aug 2022

VS required for Struthers & Scott Vet Practice in Stirlingshire

Job Description

The Role

Struthers & Scott are looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join our 1st opinion small animal practice on a full/part time basis, working within our Doune Clinic.

Working on various caseloads including dentistry whilst utilising your surgical skills, and perhaps even see to an occasional snake bite. We are also the preferred vet for the local safari park and although this is already covered by one of the vets in the practice there are opportunities on occasion to have some of the animals in the surgery.

Rota Pattern

40 hours per week (full time role, part time hours available)
Working over 4 days
1:4 Saturday mornings (8:30am-12:30pm)
On call is one night per week from 7pm until 7.30am.  (This is from home and is a very quiet on call)
No out of hours at the weekends as this is outsourced


Up to £50,000 negotiable depending on experience. 
Welcome bonus of up to £1,500.
Relocation allowance of up to £7,000.

About Us

Our team consists of 5 vets, 5 RVN’s and 5 reception staff. We have a beautiful purpose-built facility at Doune, which is well equipped with digital x-ray, new ultrasound scanner and new dental x-ray, an operating theatre with a separate dental operating suite and x-ray room. We also hold our International Cat Care - Gold Award.

The Trossachs and Loch Lomond National Parks are close by if you enjoy outdoor pursuits, and only 45 minutes from Glasgow and Edinburgh

Applicant Requirements

Must be RCVS registered and ideally have small animal experience and confidence with sole charge.

Because our employee’s matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work life balance
•             5 weeks plus bank holidays per annum 
•             Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
•             Your birthday as a paid day off

•             Private medical insurance
•             Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
•             Cycle to Work scheme
•             Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
•             Non-accidental injury support

•             £1,250 CPD allowance per annum 5 days paid CPD leave
•             Certificate support
•             Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy 
•             Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
•             All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
•             All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
•             Infection Prevention and Control Programme 
•             Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships
•             BVA membership
•             VDS cover
•             RCVS fees

•             Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
•             Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer 
•             Discounted staff pet care

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. Please quote BH6441 as a reference when applying for this role.

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