Veterinary Surgeon- Salary up to £70k plus a relocation allowance up to £5,000!

Location Stranraer
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £70k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SG864
Published: about 1 month ago

Our client who we are delighted to be working with are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. They are a busy mixed practice in the Southwest of Scotland where the grass is green and the sun always shines. The role is truly mixed with no two days the same from dairy fertility, small animal consulting and surgery to health planning, fertility testing and horses, they have it all!


The rota includes working 5 days per week from 8:30am-6:00pm with an hour lunch break. They have a weekend rota and provide their own out of hours currently on a 2:10 basis with the odd Saturday morning. Vets get a half day on the Friday following their weekend first on call. Two Vets are always on call to provide back up and support if necessary.

About them:

As a RCVS accredited farm and small animal general practice have the facilities you would expect. They have the latest small animal and large animal ultrasound, bull and tup fertility kit, digital radiography and idexx suite.

They have 10 Vets and two branches. Their main practice is in Stranraer with a branch in Newton Stewart. They have a superb team of 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 3 Auxiliary Nurses and 5 Receptionists. They have one certificate holder in Cattle Health and Production and would be keen to support the right candidate to attain additional qualifications (Certificate, DBR etc).


Salary up to £70,000 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 for 40 hours paid pro rata

  • Certificate support

  • 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.

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