Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

May 10, 2023

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    May 10, 2023
  • Expiration date
    January 19, 2034

Job Description

We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join a team based in Fife, specialising in small animals.

About the Practice:

The team is small, they like to provide continuity of cases, a varied caseload and with a balance of consultations and surgery. The practice is fully equipped to the highest standards, with in-house laboratory, x-ray, ultrasound, blood pressure monitoring, dentistry and surgical facilities. They’re also recognised as a gold standard cat friendly practice by the International Society for Feline Medicine.

About the Role:

This is a full-time position with a 39-hour week (worked over 4 days) with 1 in 3 Saturday mornings. Out of hours is handled by Vets Now, which gives you the opportunity to balance work and home life. They would also consider part-time applications.

  • Salary of £40-55k depending on experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience, and confidence with sole charge and be keen to help them grow the business together.
  • They are based in Leslie, Fife, which is close to Glenrothes and on the edge of the Lomond Hills Regional Park. Edinburgh is only an hour away and Glasgow just a little farther. Perth and Dundee are around 30 minutes away too.


  • 6 weeks paid holiday including bank holidays
  • £1750 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Health Shield – wide ranging contributions for health and wellbeing treatments – from dentistry to sports massage
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • Two other membership subscriptions
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Perks – offers, discounts and cashback on shopping, travel, entertainment and much more
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • CPD/training support
  • Company sick pay
  • Colleague engagement survey
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Career progression opportunities