Equine Veterinary Surgeon

Job Description

The Role

We are currently looking for an Equine Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly, forward thinking, and established team in the Highlands of Scotland. This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week over 4 or 5 days a week with 1 in 4 weekends and 1 out of hours night a week. We would also welcome part time applications where hours can be discussed.
Our successful candidate will be joining a dedicated team committed to clinical excellence and will have a chance to engage in equine only veterinary work in a fantastic part of the world.

About Us

Kessock Equine Vets is superbly located on the doorstep of an outdoor enthusiast’s playground close to both mountains and the sea giving easy access to skiing, mountain biking, mountaineering, climbing and water-sports. We are close to Inverness which has its own airport and good transport links. We are an ambulatory and clinic-based practice with inpatient facilities including stables, stocks, large treatment area, knockdown/recovery room, trot up and arena facilities. The practice is also fully equipped with DR – X ray, ultrasound, endoscopes, gastroscope, motorised dental equipment and shockwave. We also have frequent clinic days with regular visiting specialists.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate must be RCVS registered with equine experience and proven capabilities in lameness work ups, routine minor surgical procedures, and castrations. Training and mentoring of other team members will be a part of the role, so applicants should be happy to be involved with the development of their colleagues. We are prepared to be flexible and will consider someone who wants a leadership role or someone who still needs to develop some of their own skills.

• 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 5 days paid CPD leave
• £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
• Private Medical Insurance
• VDS Membership paid
• BVA Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• VDS cover
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• My Benefits – various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Pension
• CPD/training support
• Paid bereavement leave
• Company sick pay
• Employee opinion survey
• Free uniform in a number of roles
• Annual pay reviews
• Social events
• Sponsorship for overseas employees
• Academy & Leadership courses
• Focus on employee wellbeing
• Relocation packages
• Career progression opportunities
• Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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Inverness, United Kingdom

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