• Veterinary Surgeon

    Location: 1 Earl Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire Hours: Full time Practice: Hawick Veterinary Practice Salary: £55,000 per annum, Up to and depending on experience Practice Details Hawick Veterinary Practice

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Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon

Salary: Up to £55k per annum, relocation package available

Location: Hawick Veterinary Practice

Job Type: Full-time, 4.5 day week

Hours: 1:5 OOH Rota (one week night and 1 weekend in 5; no routine weekend clinic)

Your role and responsibilities

This is a great opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our professional and experienced team here at Hawick Veterinary Practice.

The successful candidate will work closely with the established friendly vet, nursing and client care teams to provide excellent patient and client care. Experience in mixed practice is essential as the practice looks after Companion Animal, Farm and Equine patients. There is scope in the role for a bias in one discipline but experience in each to enable OOH participation is required. An RVN is available as back up for all OOH work. Excellent communication skills are required for this role along with a desire to engage in ongoing clinical development of the practice.

Hawick Veterinary Practice is a long established and successful mixed practice located on the beautiful and un-spoilt Scottish borders. We pride ourselves on our enthusiasm and forward thinking, as we ensure we are always looking for new ways to modernise. The practice is RCVS PSS Core standard and have won a ISFM Gold award.

Benefits

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone.

About us

We are a purpose-built, RCVS accredited practice that provides excellent care for small animals, farm animals and equines in the town of Hawick, Roxburghshire. With our recent practice expansion, this has allowed us to improve our facilities and expand our services to provide an excellent working environment for our team as well as being able to offer an ophthalmology referral service. We remain committed to providing a superior customer experience and enhancing the happiness in every animal we care for.

To apply, please complete the quick application form below. Alternatively, for more information please contact vicky.tanday@linnaeusgroup.co.uk 

Part of an amazing global family

Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. We are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

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