Aquatic Veterinary Surgeons

We are looking for two experienced aquatic veterinary surgeons to work alongside our industry-leading team in Inverness, providing field and office-based veterinary consultancy to a variety of stakeholders in the aquaculture value chain. 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Site visits to aquaculture producers in the Scottish salmon and trout industries, either in a prescribing veterinary surgeon or consultant capacity
  • Diagnostic sampling, biosecurity assessment, basic field epidemiology and providing strategic advice to fish farmers
  • Frequent provision of training courses to farmers and health personnel
  • Project-based work including retrospective review of disease or performance issues on farms, or involvement in clinical trials

Applicants must be registered as a veterinary surgeon with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS) and post-graduate experience or a qualification in fish health and welfare is strongly desirable.  A sound working knowledge of the modern veterinary approach (e.g. veterinary health planning) to fish or other production animal systems and of pre-clinical veterinary science and basic veterinary pathology is essential.  Experience of aquatic veterinary science and salmonid/fish production would be an advantage.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. A full benefit package including 33 days’ holiday, company car, discretionary bonus and share options is provided.

Hours: Full time, based at our site in Inverness with extensive domestic and some international travel.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to

Closing Date: 14th July 2017

Fish Vet Group




Rob Squirrell