Veterinary Surgeon – Orkney Isles

Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland
Competitive salary
22 Nov 2022
20 Feb 2023
Contract Type


Northvet is a 10 vet, independent mixed practice 60% farm, 40% small.  We have three branches on mainland Orkney and also cover the smaller islands.  Our herds are predominantly beef suckler with some dairy and sheep.  We are very well-equipped, pro-active and locums always remark on how nice our clients are.

Located just off the northern tip of Scotland we have easy access to the Scottish mainland, beautiful sandy beaches, stunning scenery, visiting Orcas, wildlife, a great music scene with festivals throughout the year, art, culture and world famous archaeology.  Orkney is regularly voted one of the best places to live in the UK!

With one of our team going on maternity leave, and small animal work constantly increasing, we have an opportunity for a new vet to join our friendly and experienced team.  A genuinely mixed, small animal OR farm position is on offer.  Our unique rota means no on call for weeks at a time, working days are generally short and lunch breaks happen!

Generous remuneration package on offer, a car and accommodation can be provided; various memberships are paid; health and dental insurance; CPD encouraged & funded and local ‘active life’ gym membership is available too.

Applications are invited to:

Lynn Wilson, via the APPLY button

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