• Veterinary Surgeon

    Location: Blantyre Vet Surgery, 169 Stonefield Road, Blantyre, Lanarkshire Hours: Primary Care, Full time, Part time Practice: Pets 'n' Vets Blantyre Salary: Up to £60,000 Practice Details Pets 'n' Vets Blantyre

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, high standards are very important to us. Our hospital and branches are RCVS accredited and the Roundhouse is a silver 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 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!

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. Blantyre Pets’n’Vets branch is based in a lovely town with a variety of local amenities. We are surrounded by beautiful countryside and we are well connected by road and rail. Glasgow city centre & Glasgow airport is a short commute away.

As a group we are progressive, committed to the ongoing development of our practices and teams. We currently have an amazing opportunity to welcome a dedicated and experienced veterinary surgeon at our wonderful Blantyre practice and there has never been a better time to join us!

Your role and responsibilities

This position will suit an experienced vet who thrives on being part of a supportive team and on building rapport with our longstanding client base, providing a high level of clinical care for our patients. 

As a Veterinary Surgeon at Pets’n’Vets your role would primarily be based at our Blantyre practice, which is a sole charge site, supported by dedicated Nurses, Receptionists and Patient Care Assistants (PCA). Serving the local community is key in this branch with case continuity a priority. Services on-site include some lab facilities, routine surgery, and consulting. Proximity to our neighbouring Hairmyres branch or the Roundhouse hospital ensure all other facilities can be easily accessed and there is scope for this position to be split between the Roundhouse Hospital and Blantyre branch if this is preferred.

Our varied and advanced caseloads, alongside our knowledgeable team, mean 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 also have a variety of flexibility with the opportunities available:

  • Full & part-time applications welcomed
  • 4 day working week
  • Working either a Saturday or Sunday (at our Roundhouse hospital) on a shared rota basis
  • No Out of Hours (OOH’s)

Benefits

  • 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
  • Admin time built into the working day
  • 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 £2,000 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.

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