Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Generous Salary - £35,00-£40,000 p/a

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

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  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-1044

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-04-01 00:00:00

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We are currently recruiting on behalf of a fantastic independent small animal practice in Eastbourne who is looking for a full-time Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join their dedicated team on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

The practice is one of the largest in the area, with 10 vets, 16 registered veterinary nurses, with receptionists and support staff. Thier practice facilities give them immediate access to equipment and tests that allow a speedy diagnosis of their patients. In most cases they are able to offer medical or surgical solutions to those problems using their own facilities. In modern veterinary practice, there is an array of specialist centres they can refer to for more advanced treatments or investigation of more complex disorders. Their facilities include Dental Theatre, Diagnostic Aids, Diagnostic Imaging, Dispensary. Hospital Facilities, Laboratory and much much more.

The Role:

This is a full-time position for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon working 4 days a week with a weekend rota of 2:8 (2 x Saturdays and 1 x Sunday). There are no out of hour requirements for this position as this is covered by Vets Now.

You will be required to work in the main hospital and 3 branches.

In return, our client is offering an excellent salary of between £35,000-£40,000 p/a (DOE) with benefits that include:

Bonus Scheme

Car allowance

CPD - Certificates paid

Private health insurance


The Candidate:

For this role, you will need at least three years post graduate experience and be an enthusiastic vet. You will be joining an excellent team that believes in good communication throughout the practice so it is important that you are a great team player. There is an interesting caseload and the practice offers a great work-life balance.

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 2:8

Out of hours: None required

Salary: Generous Salary - £35,00-£40,000 p/a (DOE) + excellent benefits

Ref: JN -022018-1044

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

What happens next:

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