Shore Veterinary Centre
Posted on 30/01/2024
Shore Veterinary Centre, Gourock
Salary up to £60,000 depending on experience plus a welcome bonus up to £5,000 and relocation allowance up to £5,000.
Here at Shore Veterinary Centre, we are looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join our close-knit team. The role will include carrying out consultations, carrying out medical procedures and operating. Being a Vet GDP or OV would be an added benefit but not a necessity.
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.
We can consider a range of shift patterns to suit the candidate but as a minimum it would be 20 hours and 2 days per week. There will be 1 in 3 Saturday mornings from 8:30am-12:30pm and no out of hours.
More about Shore Veterinary Centre
We are a 2 small site practice within Gourock and are in the process of converting our old site to give us an extra 2 consulting rooms on a regular basis to allow us to continue to grow. The 2 sites are a 5-minute walk from one another.
We have digital radiography with a floating table, separate dental area and surgical theatre.
The practice is within easy commute of Glasgow and the surrounding area with a beautiful view from the practice across the Clyde to Dunoon. Often staff will take a walk along the shore or sit and enjoy lunch with the view on a dry day.
We have 5 Veterinary Surgeons who all work different hours and working patterns per week. We have 4 Registered Veterinary Nurses who all work different hours and working patterns. We have 2 dedicated Receptionists and 2 Veterinary Care Assistants. We are very present locally on the Gourock high street and opposite the outdoor heated swimming pool.
Because our employees 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 –
6.8 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
£1250 CPD allowance with 40 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 £1250 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
Infection Prevention and Control Programme
Quality Improvement Programme
Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
Discounted staff pet care
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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.
To apply, please email your CV to Amelia at or call for more information.
Any questions before applying?
Speak to Amelia Bateman from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.