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Head Veterinary Surgeon

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Up to £60k pro rata DOE plus Benefits
Closing date
8 Feb 2023
Firstvets (Bearsden)

Head Veterinary Surgeon - Glasgow

Exciting opportunity for a Head Vet in Glasgow! Scotland's largest city! Famous for art, culture, architecture. Excellent transport links connecting you to the rest of Scotland. Friendly and welcoming culture. Lower cost of living compared to some other cities! What's not to like….

Career development opportunity for a Vet looking to take first steps into management or perhaps you are already an established leader looking for a new adventure? Our new Head Vet will benefit from working across three practices, 3 Mile Vet, AlbaVet and FirstVets Glasgow. Salary ranging up to £60k DOE.

You will enjoy working in a caring, supportive, friendly environment where we all pull together. Our teams health & wellbeing matters and we believe in working flexibly, sharing the load and we listen!

Our role and who are we? You will work closely with the Practice Director and will support each other to lead the team and help achieve ongoing excellent clinical standards. We are a 13 Vet, 13 RVN team with 3 Patient Care Assistants and 10 receptionists all supporting our teams! We have a real focus on each other's progression and development and work to delivering gold standard care. We have dental x-ray and a cardiac Doppler, one of our Vets has a special interest in cardiology. We have another Vet working towards a certificate in anaesthesia. We work to 15 minute appointments with sufficient breaks for catch up time and work cases up well. Health & Wellbeing is so important to us, that much so we have a mental health first aider in each of our practices. We take part in our company's refresh scheme meaning weekly funded for hot drinks, cakes or a health option is also available!

We strive for a light hearted working atmosphere with plenty of humour! We are a close, supportive team and a work/life balance is important to us. We are surrounded by shops and cafes for lunchtime treats!

You will work 35 - 40 hours per week and will be rewarded with a salary of up to £60k pro rata, dependent on experience.

Rewarding our people: We know that benefits are key, and that your personal benefits priorities will differ from others. Holidays, pensions, discounts, paternal leave, fee payments or share save schemes might be your priority. Flexible working is essential for others, and we are very open to finding a creative working pattern that suits. For clinical staff, CPD is probably critical. Just so you know we offer a wide range of amazing CPD – you'll have access to Knowledge Hub, the best online veterinary learning resource within the industry - and we also offer an allowance to spend on external courses too. If you'd like to learn more, do feel free to contact the recruiter managing this campaign and ask them to talk you through our offerings. Or, if easier, you can find a list at on our careers site CVS Employee Benefits- what we can offer you. (

Want to know more or do you have any questions you want answered confidentially? Then feel free to contact our Clinical Director, Karen at OR you can text Lisa on 07901 223 740

If you feel this is the ideal role for you please click 'Apply Now' and upload your CV and covering letter

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