Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon- Join a vibrant and hardworking team!

Location Scotland
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £65K
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SG2444
Published: about 17 hours ago

We at Lloyd & Cowan are pleased to be working with a practice who are looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. They have varied surgical and medical caseloads and you will have clinical freedom to follow your own cases with daily opportunities for operating. They operate and consult in both sites every day so there is a varied caseload throughout the day. 


They are open to candidates looking for full time or part time opportunities. Full time hours would be working 40 hours per week over 4 and a half days plus your share of the Saturdays. They would also be open to part time working 2 or 3 days a week. Saturday mornings are on rota, working 2:4 from 9:00am-12:30pm and they have no OOH.

About the clinic:

This Clinic is a well-established practice with branches in the market town of Forfar and the historic seaside town of Arbroath, both within easy reach of mountains, beaches and the bright lights of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, and Dundee.

Both clinics are equipped with iM3 dental machines, digital radiology and Idexx biochemistry and haematology equipment, as well as fully equipped operating theatres.

Currently they have two Clinical Directors, an experienced Vet and a 2nd year graduate and they're looking to expand their team. The practice has 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses who now run their own clinics, doing nail clips, post-op discharges and examinations, blood pressure monitoring and blood sampling. They also have 3 Student Veterinary Nurses, 3 FTE Receptionists, an Animal Care Assistant and Practice Manager.


​Salary up to £65,000 DOE, Relocation Allowance up to £7,500 plus Welcome Bonus up to £5,000

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

  • 6.8 weeks annual leave pro rata

  • Private medical insurance

  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • £1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata

  • Certificate Support

  • BVA membership

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on  028 8765 8068.

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