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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Cumbernauld, Glasgow
Excellent Salary dependant on experience
Closing date
21 Feb 2023
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Companion / Small animal
Veterinary Surgeon
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Are you a Veterinary Surgeon and not getting the best work life balance in your current role?


Are you working too many hours, with not enough breaks and no work life balance?


Find out more below…


Job Type:            Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Salary:                 From £35-45k pa, depending on experience

Hours:                  Permanent, average 40 hours per week, 1 in 2 Saturday mornings, no Sundays, no OOHs

Location:             Cumbernauld, Scotland


VetFinders are proud to work in partnership with this outstanding independent practice.


The practice is established and well respected in the local areas, this independent is proud of the service its delivers to its clients and animals.


The role is located in Scotland’s central belt, in the historic county of Dunbartonshire, steeped in history, a short drive to the highlands and boosts the nearby bright lights of the vibrant city of Glasgow.


The Role and You:


This practice is offering a wonderful opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon, with any level of experience, to join their successful team of professionals, experience is advantageous, but all applications will be considered by new graduates also. Flexible hours, better work life balance, are at the heart of this practice.


You will be joining a close-knit team, very supportive of each other, and they very much looking for someone who wants to enjoy working as part of a close team and take the job, but not yourself, seriously. Attitude and work ethic is what they consider of highest importance and the rest will come.


  • Varied case load, with clinical freedom, and follow through Companion animal 15-minute consults Average of 40 hours/week No late nights, or OOH 1 in 2 Saturday Mornings only 8.30am-1pm We are very open to flexible / part-time working too and are happy to consider alternative working patterns. Everyone who works here is supported in their professional development.  Fully equipped clinic, including, all medical and surgical equipment, as well as, dental and X-ray facilities



The practice:


They are a small, family-friendly practice which has been providing excellent pet care for sick and injured animals for more than 25 years.


The team is made up of 2 Vets, 2 RVNS, 4 receptionist and 1 SVN.


They strive to develop trusting relationships with clients, and as such, have a loyal client base, held for many years.


Holding RCVS approved training status they welcome many students, throughout many different Scottish colleges, offering support, development and coaching for the future generations.

Plenty of support, opportunities to share cases and bounce ideas around the team.


Benefits and Perks:


  • RCVS and VDS fees paid Pension scheme Negotiable CPD allowance Up to 5 weeks holiday Excellent support staff with designated receptionists so nurses are purely clinically focused Comprehensive facilities and equipment Flexible working pattern Guaranteed Boxing day and 2nd Jan off every year



Interested to learn more?


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Thanks, and good luck, VetFinders.



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