Aquatic Veterinary Surgeons

Inverness, Highland
19 Jun 2017
21 Jul 2017
Contract Type

We are looking for two experienced aquatic veterinary surgeons to work alongside our industry-leading team in Inverness, providing field and office-based veterinary consultancy to a variety of stakeholders in the aquaculture value chain.

The company:

Fish Vet Group Ltd (FVG) is part of Benchmark Holdings plc’s (

Animal Health Division and represent the world’s largest provider of dedicated evidence-based veterinary services, diagnostic technologies and environmental monitoring to the aquaculture sector.

Key responsibilities include site visits to aquaculture producers in the Scottish salmon and trout industries, either in a prescribing veterinary surgeon or consultant capacity. Diagnostic sampling, biosecurity assessment, basic field epidemiology and providing strategic advice to fish farmers. The frequent provision of training courses to farmers and health personnel and project-based work including retrospective review of disease or performance issues on farms, or involvement in clinical trials.

Applicants must be a registered veterinary surgeon with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS) and post-graduate experience/qualification in fish health and welfare is strongly desirable. A sound working knowledge of the modern veterinary approach (e.g. veterinary health planning) to fish or other production animal systems and of pre-clinical veterinary science
and basic veterinary pathology is essential.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. A full benefit package including company car is provided.

Hours: Full time with extensive domestic and some international travel.To apply, please send your CV and cover letter by clicking the apply button.

Closing Date: 21st July 2017