Veterinary SurgeonLocation: 43-47 Cogan Road, Auldhouse Retail Park, Pollokshaws Practice: Pets 'n' Vets Roundhouse Vet Hospital Salary: Up to £60,000 Practice Details
At Pets’n’Vets we are entering a new, exciting chapter in our history! The Pets’n’Vets Family are an award-winning group of small animal practices that have been serving Glasgow and the surrounding areas for 50 years.
Our sites are based in Blantyre, Crookfur, Hairmyres, Queens Park, Queen Margaret Drive & Scotstoun. We are equally proud of our purpose-built Veterinary Roundhouse Hospital in Glasgow’s Southside, providing both primary care and referral surgery services year-round. As a group, we are progressive, committed to the ongoing development of our practices and teams.
We have a wonderful, friendly team at Pets’n’Vets and any new associates will be warmly welcomed. As a team, we all support each other, with regular clinical and whole team meetings. The team are all passionate, dedicated veterinary professionals who pride themselves on offering high standards of care while identifying areas to further improve. Our large Vet team includes a variety of different experience levels and includes certificate holders in Surgery, ECC, Cardiology and Medicine. You will also be supported by experienced Nursing, Patient Care Assistants (PCA), Reception and Admin teams. As part of our interview process, we are happy to invite you to visit us, meet the team and see how we work before deciding if we are the practice for you!
Our varied and advanced caseloads, alongside our knowledgeable team, means that we can support most areas of interest and we actively encourage professional development, so please do speak to us about any professional interests or certificate goals you may have. If mentoring is something that you really enjoy, we have ample opportunity to be involved with this at Pets’n’Vets too!
We have a fantastic client base and build great rapport with our clients. We feel this alongside our high standard of care and treating every pet like they were our own is why some of our clients have been visiting us for many years.
Pets’n’Vets are lucky to be based in the wonderful city of Glasgow. Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and has been voted 'the friendliest city in the UK' by rough guides public vote & we couldn’t agree more. Glasgow is a beautiful city that is steeped in history & architecture. If you enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city there are lots for you to enjoy day and night, however, we are also surrounded by beautiful countryside if you prefer the great outdoors. Glasgow is well connected by road and rail and also has a busy local airport.
We currently have an amazing opportunity to welcome a dedicated and experienced veterinary surgeon at our wonderful Roundhouse Hospital and there has never been a better time to join us!
Your role and responsibilities
As a Veterinary Surgeon at Pets’n’Vets your role would primarily be based at the Roundhouse Hospital, which holds RCVS Practice Standards Scheme Hospital status and has been awarded a Gold International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) cat-friendly clinic. Our Roundhouse Referral team were also awarded highly commended in the RCVS 2021 Knowledge awards for auditing TPLO outcomes and client satisfaction. The Roundhouse Hospital has excellent, purpose-built facilities, with extensive kits including a fabulous ultrasound scanner, ECG, endoscope and bronchoscope and regular visiting CT scanning.
We offer an interesting and varied caseload, and your working week will include a good mixture of consultations and surgeries as well as routine and more advanced cases. Admin time is built into our working day. Case continuity is important to us and we try to offer this wherever possible.
The right candidate for this role would be an experienced Veterinary Surgeon who feels comfortable with all first opinion duties, is committed to excellent client and clinical care and is keen to continue to develop and thrive as part of a cohesive team.
- Full & part-time applications welcomed
- 4 day working week
- Working either a Saturday or Sunday on a shared rota basis
- No Out of Hours (OOH’s)
- Salary: £37,000 -£60,000 (Dependent on duties, experience & postgraduate studies)
- 5 weeks holiday per year + birthday leave day
- Extensive CPD allowance & we are happy to support certificates
- Access to an extensive in-house library of free online courses/content, both clinical and non-clinical
- Free Eye Test (and voucher for glasses for VDU use if applicable)
- Cycle2Work scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme with BUPA
- RCVS fee paid
- 1st opinion and referral hospital, excellent team ethos and lovely clients
- Pension scheme – automatic enrolment and completely hassle-free
- Discount for own pets
- Up to £4,000 Relocation package may be available or £2000 welcome bonus
Part of an amazing global family
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.
If you would like to apply for this position or would simply like to discuss in a little more detail – please contact [email protected] or complete the application form below.