Experienced Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location: Livingston - West Lothian, West Lothian
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #670

Are you a Senior Veterinary Surgeon and not getting the best work life balance in your current role?


Flexibility can be accommodated, whether that is part time or full time – we work around you!


Job Type:            Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Salary:                 From £35-60k pa, Dependent on Experience

Hours:                  Permanent, 4 days per week, 2 in 6 Saturdays, no Sundays or OOHs

Location:             West Lothian, Livingston, Scotland


VetFinders are proud to work in partnership with this outstanding independent practice based in Livingston. As a three-branch practice,  that are established and well respected in the local areas.

The Role and You:


This is a Senior, experienced Veterinary Surgeon role, and as such you will need a minimum of 5 years + post grad experience. Certificate holder are welcome to apply, and the support of CPD is encouraged.


  • Varied case load – even split between consults and surgery
  • Companion animal
  • 15-minute consults
  • Average of 40 hours/week, across 4 days
  • No late nights, Sundays / OOH
  • 2 in 6 Saturday’s until 4pm
  • Part time considered –  very open to flexible / part-time working too and are happy to consider alternative working patterns, pro rata to suit you
  • Everyone who works here is supported in their professional development.
  • Onsite Physiotherapist and visiting specialists
  • State of the art equipment


The Practice and team:


Since 1981, this practice was the first in the area, and has been a successful and long-standing practice serving pets in the local and surrounding areas. Both the Livingston and Bathgate practices contain state-of-the-art equipment to assess, assist and treat your pets to the best of their ability.


You will be joining a strong team of 11 FTE Vets, 14 RVNs, 2 Student nurses, 1 ACA and a dedicated reception team.

Lots of experience and support in abundance.


This practice is a close-knit team, very supportive of each other, and they very much are looking for someone who wants to enjoy working as part of a close team


They have an enthusiastic and dedicated team which enjoys case discussion and helping each other to progress and

succeed, knowledge and skills are shared between colleagues. Management is also supportive and open to ideas on working practices.



Benefits and Perks:

  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Pension scheme
  • Free professional mental health support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Unlimited CPD budget
  • Certificates fully funded, supported and encouraged
  • Up to 5 weeks holiday
  • Staff loyalty bonuses
  • Flexible working pattern
  • Excellent salary (£35-60k depending on capability)
  • Staff discount
  • Visas and sponsorship covered

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