Veterinary Surgeon

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Banchory, Aberdeenshire
08 Jul 2021
08 Aug 2021
Contract Type

Veterinary Surgeon required at Woodside Vet Group, Banchory, Aberdeenshire

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team here at Woodside Vet Group! Typical day is 9-5, the main surgery
is based in the village of Torphins about 7 miles from Banchory.

Consultations and operations are scheduled in the morning, whilst outdoors a range of farm animals await. The branch surgeries at Banchory and Aboyne are consult only branches and are just a 10-minute easy drive away. All consultations are by appointment only.

Your day can be planned in advance whether you are looking to consult, operate or do routine farm work. Farm work is mostly on family run beef and sheep farms. A small percentage of the case load is equine first opinion. TB testing is minimal.

Full support will be given to new or recent graduates if required.

About Us

We are a friendly young (ish) team of 7 vets with excellent nurses and support staff.

The main surgery is a modern building with plentiful parking on the edge of Torphins village.

We have all the usual equipment such as digital x-ray, ultrasound, in house blood analysis, small animal endoscope.

Royal Deeside is an area of outstanding natural beauty lying midway between the city of Aberdeen and the Cairngorms. There is ample scope for hill walking, skiing, fishing in one direction, with all the attractions of the city just half an hour away the other.

The rota always has a backup vet so there is support at hand.

A team of 7 vets, one vet currently studying towards an ophthalmology certificate.

We have a broad range of experience in mixed practice.

Our aim is to provide the best first opinion care we can to all our patients.

A team of three nurses and two care assistants provide the banter. We are a nurse training practice.

We aim to be part of the vibrant local community, although as with other walks of life this has been curtailed over the last year.

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 well-being
  • 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.

Please quote BH3365 when applying for this role.

To apply, please email your CV to Margaret via the apply button or call 07977242572 for more information.

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