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Veterinary Surgeon - Maternity Cover

Provost Veterinary Group, St Andrews Clinic
KY16 8NJ, St Andrews
Salary up to £60,000 depending on experience plus a relocation allowance up to £2,000
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Companion / Small animal
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full-time, Part-time

Veterinary Surgeon- Maternity Cover
Provost Veterinary Group, St Andrews
Salary up to £60,000 depending on experience plus a relocation allowance up to £2,000

Here at Provost Veterinary Group, we are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our supportive and friendly team in St Andrews. The role will include carrying out consultations and operations. 

Rota patterns that work for you

Our people are at the heart of everything that we do, that’s why we know that work-life balance is vital in supporting our people to be their best selves. Our flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours offers a balance that truly flexes with you and your lifestyle no matter what stage you are in your career.

The rota includes working 3 days, 10 hours a day however we can be flexible with this. There will be 1 in 6 Saturdays from 8.30am-5:00pm and no out of hours.

More about Provost Veterinary Group

We have 3 branches located in St Andrews, Ladybank and Newport on tay. The main site is St Andrews, but the candidate would be required to work between all branches. We have all the modern equipment including dental x-ray and ultrasound machine. 
Our unique selling point is we are a close team who work in a beautiful area of the country. We are close to beaches, golf courses, and are a short drive to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Our team and culture

We have 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 6 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 7 Support Team members. We have 1 Vet currently studying for her medicine certificate. A friendly team, who welcome new team members. They could come and enjoy a cake with us on a Friday, some home baking, and some cakes bought from the local shops. We are keen to support our local area and national charities.

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work-life balance

  • 6.8 weeks annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support


  • £1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

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.

For a confidential chat or to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Amelia Bateman, Talent Partner, on / 07970240849. Reference BH12097. To submit your application click the apply button.

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