Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Karl Harker

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082018-5800

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-10-15 00:00:00

We are working with a practice based in Hastings, East Sussex that is looking for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full or part-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

We are recruiting for a personable and passionate veterinary surgeon to join our clients’ growing team in the coastal town of Hastings.

The practice first opened its’ doors in 2016 and since then, has gone from strength to strength. Based just a 10 minute drive from the beach and with public transport links and onsite parking on their doorstep, the practice offers convenience in a picturesque setting!

You will be joining a friendly and talented team consisting of 1 head vet, 1 visiting orthopaedic specialist vet, 4 nurses and 4 receptionists. The team see a real variety of cases including orthopaedics and exotics. An interest in cardiology would be an advantage but not essential!

The Role:

This is a permanent position for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon. Our clients’ will consider full or part time hours with a weekend rota of 1 in 3 and every third week offers you a long weekend of Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday off! There will be occasional sole charge responsibility but no OOHs. Due to the experience within the existing team, the partners can consider applications from newly qualified vets as well as experienced vets but whatever your level, you will need to have excellent communication skills and enjoy building relationships with patients and clients.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a friendly and approachable vet with a genuine passion for animal welfare and client care. Experienced vets will be confident with routine surgical and medical cases. Newly qualified applicants will be eager to learn and put their theory into practice with the support of this welcoming team. You will be passionate about providing an excellent service and working as part of a highly-skilled team. Enthusiasm and energy are a must, as is a willingness to communicate with colleagues and clients, in the best interests of your patients. You will also have the opportunity to study towards a certificate as this is strongly encouraged. In return our clients’ can offer a competitive package and benefits that include - competitive salary, CPD allowance and exclusive company discounts and rewards                                                     


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full or Part-Time

Out of hours: None

Weekends: 1 in 3

Sole charge - Some

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -082018-5800

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: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.

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Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference (above) when enquiring about this vacancy.

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