We at the Scottish SPCA are looking for a new Veterinary Surgeon to join our team with the specific role of setting high standards in Welfare Prosecution cases reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Scotland’s animal welfare charity and make a real difference to the lives of the thousands of abused, abandoned and injured animals rescued by the Scottish SPCA each year.

This position would suit someone who is a qualified Veterinary Surgeon registered with RCVS, has a working knowledge of the Animal Health & Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006, experience in presenting written evidence in Animal Welfare cases and is used to appearing in court as a professional witness. Hours of work are 22.5 hours per week, normally during standard office hours, although your start and finishing times may vary due to the nature and volume of any on-going cases as well as the need to travel to one of our sites around Scotland.

Reporting to the Chief Veterinary Officer, the role will include establishing standards and protocols in forensic casework, training members of the Scottish SPCA team, writing and presenting welfare cases, and any other activities relevant to the role. The position will be largely home-based but will involve some travel.

The full time annual salary is £42,000.

Start date will be approximately September 2022.

Please note that this position will require you to undertake a Standard Disclosure Scotland check.

For further information regarding this position, please click on the job description and come and join Scotland’s Animal Welfare Charity!Please note that applicants who do not meet the above criteria or provide the required information will not be considered.

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CVs and covering letters will not be accepted.

Please note that applicants who do not meet the above criteria or provide the required information will not be considered.

Applicants invited for interview will be informed by phone or email. If you have not received a response from us within 3 weeks, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

 



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