Opportunities at Thrums Vets

We want our team members to be happy and enjoy their work.

We all have lives and families outside work, and it’s important to maintain a good work/life balance, particularly when you’re in such a beautiful location.

We want Thrums Vets to continue to be at the forefront of veterinary care in Scotland, so we encourage all our team members to continue their professional development, ensuring they receive the training and support they need to fulfil their personal career goals.

Which is why we retain team members. Many of our team have been with Thrums for nearly 20 years. We’re an integral part of the local community and have been for generations; getting to know our clients and their animals is an important part of delivering first-rate service.

If you’d like to know more about working at Thrums, drop us an email, we’d love to hear from you.

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On top of that, we offer a generous package of benefits, including the following:

  • Generous holiday allowance with even more additional days off in you are in the on call rota.
  • Minimum of five days for CPD. If additional courses work for you and us, we are happy to support.
  • Additional in-house CPD afternoons with external providers.
  • Certificates encouraged and funded.
  • 1-2-1 coaching and mentoring programme, clinical and business
  • Recognised career path.
  • People management courses available
  • Leadership management programme.
  • Exclusive access to XL Vets graduate training programmes.
  • If you want a four day week, you can have a four day week.
  • Pension scheme and RCVS/VDS membership fees paid plus an additional membership to a group of your choosing.
  • Enhanced Team Practice Plan for your pets
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Mental health first aiders
  • Multiple practice social events
  • Enhanced Maternity pay
  • Fear Free Training
  • Breaks during consulting to allow for phones calls, admin and cups of tea.
  • We match the number of clients to the number of staff we have. We don’t have a free for all of clients coming into the practice and not enough team members to cope.

Desirable skills

  • Ability to adapt and thrive in an innovative, dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • A Fear-Free or gentle handling-based approach to interacting with and handling pets
  • Passion for improving veterinary healthcare and educating pet owners
  • Compassionate team player with a positive attitude that prioritises effective communication

Additionally, Thrums people

  • Love working with pets and they love working with you even more!
  • Have a knack for creative problem-solving and are excited to learn new things.
  • Enjoy being part of a team that is collaborative and strives to offer the best care possible.
  • Possess excellent communication skills and a penchant for exceeding expectations.
  • Have a passion for mentoring vets and veterinary support team members.
  • Quickly develop a rapport with business partners, team members, and pet owners.


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