Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon
Bishopbriggs Veterinary Centre, Bishopbriggs
Salary up to £50,000 DOE plus benefits

Here at Bishopbriggs Veterinary Centre, we are looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our practice. Your caseload will be mostly first opinion dogs and cats with a small number of rabbits and Guinea pigs. We would encourage you to work up the cases as far as possible/comfortable within the practice, however for the more challenging cases, we do have multiple local referral facilities available. 

We are looking for a good communicator who is comfortable chatting with clinical staff and the public alike. The ideal candidate would enjoy working with a busy friendly team.

Rota patterns that work for you

Our people are at the heart of everything that we do, that’s why we know that work-life balance is vital in supporting our people to be their best selves. Our flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours offers a balance that truly flexes with you and your lifestyle no matter what stage you are in your career. 

The rota includes working 4 days a week however we can be flexible. There is a Saturday morning involved on a shared rota- this is currently 1 in 4. There are no out of hours. 

Join an established practice

We are a two-site practice. Both centres are fully equipped with digital xray, ultrasound and dental facilities and dedicated separate dog and cat wards. 

Both branches are easily commutable from Glasgow city so if you enjoy the city it’s ideal, equally we are right on the boundary of beautiful countryside. The Campsie Fells are 15 minutes away and you can be on the banks of Loch Lomond within half an hour. Some of our staff live in the lively West End of Glasgow (no need to give up a busy social life) while others choose to live in Loch Lomond National Park. 

Our Team

We currently have 10 FTE Veterinary Surgeons - mixture of part and full-time. We have 7 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 8 Support Staff. Multiple team members are currently working towards certification in small animal medicine, and cardiology. Further learning and career progression is something we always encourage and support. We engage with local schools and a currently looking forward to being the shirt sponsor of the local school's girls football team.

Because our employee’s matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work-life balance
•    5.6 weeks annual leave 
•    Your birthday as a paid day off

•    Private medical insurance
•    Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
•    Non-accidental injury support

•    £1200 CPD allowance 50 hours paid pro rata 
•    Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
•    Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
•    All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
•    All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
•    Infection Prevention and Control Programme
•    Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships
•    BVA membership
•    VDS cover

•    Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
•    Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
•    Discounted staff pet care

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