Veterinary Surgeon- £35k-£65k+ & No OOH!

Location Airdrie
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35k-£65k+
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC5066
Published: 4 days ago

Passionate & Talented Veterinary Surgeon 

  • RCVS Accredited, standalone small animal practice based in Airdrie, Scotland

  • Full-time veterinary surgeon with at least 1 years’ experience, with a bias towards surgery (though not essential)

  • £35-65k+ depending on experience, no OOH

Here at Lloyd & Cowan we are thrilled to be working with an established small animal practice that has a fantastic opportunity for a forward thinking and ambitious veterinary surgeon to join their friendly and professional team. Their focus is on looking after you so you can concentrate on doing what you do best, looking after clients and their pets!   

About Us

This practice has flourished since opening in 2012, making them the go to practice in their local area, with a large and loyal client base. They have been RCVS PSS accredited at General Practice level since opening and do all the things you would expect a busy small animal practice to do. Their welcoming, enthusiastic, forward-thinking team of 3 vets, 4 RVN’s and 5 client care advisors all contribute to clinical protocols and practice procedures during monthly clinical and practice meetings.  They take pride in our culture built on communication, support and mutual respect and in delivering a consistently high standard of clinical care.


This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with at least 1 years’ experience to further develop their career.  Although a bias towards surgery is preferable, as an established practice they do see a variety of cases and our wonderful team are here to provide all the support you need to develop your own interests.

The role will require:

  • Quality first opinion diagnostic skills

  • Exceptional client communication skills that convey diagnoses and evidence-based treatment plans in an easily understandable and professional way

  • Being confident in routine soft tissue surgery

  • Tailored, patient-centric preventative care advice

Qualities important to them:

  • An ability to build rapport with clients, their pets and your fellow team members

  • Maintaining a positive and supportive approach at all times

  • Patience, kindness and compassion, especially in challenging situations

  • The confidence to own tasks and responsibilities, and deliver positive outcomes

  • Striving to continue to learn and never stop sharing knowledge

  • Trusting your knowledge, your colleagues and your common sense 

Their Location

Airdrie is a small suburban town, located in the central belt of Scotland with excellent transport links to both Edinburgh and Glasgow. In addition, the beautiful southern Highlands are just a short drive north of the town providing endless opportunities to engage in cultural, historic and outdoor pursuits. 


  • Birthday off in addition to annual leave

  • Paid membership (RCVS, VDS, BVA, Webinar Vet)

  • CPD allowance and support

  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Relocation package

  • And much more

If you wish to apply send a CV through the link with a mention of when you will be available for a registration call.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Paul on 07936947875 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 02887658068.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.