Veterinary Surgeon - Part Time

Station Vets
Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire
22 Apr 2021
22 May 2021
Contract Type

Veterinary Surgeon required at Station Vets, Kilmarnock.

The Role

We are looking for a part time Veterinary Surgeon with some experience behind them to replace a retiring colleague. There are no OOH duties with this role. Weekend rota is a 1 in 4 Saturday morning only. Sole charge with RVN support. Weekday shifts would be a minimum of 2 full days (20 hours) but total hours are negotiable. There would be a pro-rata share of operating time and the remainder being consults. We have 15 min appointments with time allocated for catch-up/phone calls and last appointment 45mins before end of paid shift.

About Us

We are 100% small animal practice on the outskirts of Kilmarnock. We are close to major road networks, easily commutable from Glasgow and have car parking available. We are a small close knit team with a passion for patient and client care. We are an ISFM Silver accredited practice and hold the IVC Patient Safety Award. We have lovely clients, a high uptake of preventative healthcare plans and a good proportion of insured pets. We would be supportive of any professional development plans that mirror our vision for the expansion of our available services and the quality of care we can provide to our patients. We have a brand new full IDEXX lab suite in-house, digital x-ray (no dental x-ray yet but planned) and ultrasound machine. We make good use of our RVN's knowledge and skills and are expanding our nurse clinics.

Applicant Requirements

You must be comfortable with sole charge, routine operations and dentistry. A preference/interest in internal medicine/ultrasound/cardiology would be preferable but not essential. As a practice we do not see many small furries or exotics.

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 well-being
  • 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.

When applying for this position please quote job reference BH2314.

To apply, please email your CV to Laura via the apply button or call 07484520516 for more information.

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