Veterinary Surgeon- Join a friendly and supportive team!

Location Ayrshire
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £50k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SG2074
Published: about 2 months ago

Here at Lloyd & Cowan we are pleased to be working with a practice who have a fantastic opportunity that has arisen for a small animal vet to join their friendly and supportive team. They are seeking a dedicated, caring, and motivated vet to fill this role, and in return they offer great support, exciting career development and a healthy work-life balance.

About them:

This practice is a large, friendly, long-established practice. They have dedicated teams providing small animal, equine, and farm veterinary services. The area provides an excellent base for those enjoying outdoor pursuits including equine sports, water sports, cycling, hill-walking, and golf.

Working in their small animal team across the three branches they are currently a team of 20 full and part-time Veterinary Surgeons, including a cardiology certificate holder and two others studying certificates in surgery and in medicine, as well as plenty of proud general practitioners.
They have 16 full and part-time Registered Veterinary Nurses, 4 Animal Nursing Assistants, and 8 Reception team members.


Ideally, they have up to 40 hours per week available, across 4 or 5 days with a 1:3 Saturday rota (8.30-13.00) and no OOH, but should you require less hours they will also consider this.


​Salary up to £50,000 depending on experience plus a relocation allowance up to £5,000

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

  • 6.8 weeks annual leave

  • 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

  • BVA membership

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or share this post with your connections who might be interested - Send through a CV or email Sophie for a friendly chat!

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.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.