• Location: Duns

  • Salary: £45,000 + benefits

  • Reference: MGL-25495

  • Sector: Vet Jobs, Mixed & Equine Vet Jobs

  • Job type: Permanent Jobs

  • Expires: 2024-04-26

We are looking for an equine vet to join a large mixed practice for a 12 month maternity cover role, on the Scottish borders.

You would be joining a busy, 6-vet equine team, working within a large mixed-practice branch in Duns, approximately 1 hour south of Edinburgh. The branch is part of a wider team within the Scottish Borders, East Lothian and North Northumberland. In the Equine team they cater for all types of equids; including horses, donkeys and mules, out on the road and at the equine clinic, additionally they provide their own OOH cover, for equine only.

About the role:

  • Up to £45,000 per year
  • Relocation assistance
  • Company car with personal use, along with a work phone and RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid for
  • Varied 1st opinion caseload, with back up of a referral centre 1 hour away
  • Working day 08.30 – 18:00 with a 4.5 day working week
  • The option to take a half day off per week or a full day off per fortnight
  • 1:6 OOH rota.
  • Modern equine diagnostic equipment including video endoscope, video gastroscope, battery operated digital radiography, HD oroscope, ultrasound and three motorised HDE/Dynamic dental kits
  • Support of an experienced and friendly team of vets, most of us have been with the practice for 3 years +
  • Varied experience and interest within the team; with one colleague having a keen interest in dentistry, two colleagues enrolled in a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice and an RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Equine Internal Medicine
  • Really strong team ethos with an active social committee, we organise everything from cinema outings to zip-lining to stand-up paddle boarding!
  • CPD encouraged and funded – 5 days annually with £1,750 budget (pro rata for PT)

We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced equine vet to join this lovely team for 12 months while one of their fabulous vets has her new baby! We would encourage you to come and visit the clinic to see if you think they would be a great fit for you.

Further Benefits

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • 1 days paid leave for volunteering
  • Contributory company pension after qualifying period
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and shared parental leave
  • Generous CPD allowance after successful probation
  • Enhanced sickness scheme (2 weeks full pay, 4 weeks half pay) after successful probation
  • Life assurance @ 1 x salary after successful probation
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Health Shield cashplan
  • Health Shield perks
  • Staff discounts
  • Private Healthcare (available after a qualifying period)
  • Opportunity to buy/sell holidays
  • Relocation payment

If you’re interested or would like some more information submit your CV and phone Mia on 01291 645871.

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