Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Brighton, East Sussex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive salary and benefits (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032019-9545

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-20 00:00:00

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We have an exciting opportunity for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join a busy veterinary group with several clinics based near Brighton, East Sussex. The position is full-time and permanent and will be a floating role across all branches.

The Practice:

The practice has several clinics in the local area with the main hospital site providing 24-hour care. You will be joining a friendly team of 21 Vets and 35 Nurses employed across the clinics. They have in-house support in many areas including dermatology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics and exotics, with many vets working on their surgical and medical certificates. Practice facilities include:-

  • Specialist feline-only consulting rooms
  • Exotic wards
  • Hydrotherapy pool
  • State of the art in-house laboratory
  • High spec ultrasound
  • Digital X-ray including dental radiography
  • Endoscopy

The Role:

This is a great opportunity for a Vet looking for an interesting caseload within a supportive team. The position will include first opinion work for small animals but whilst moving from clinic to clinic, working with each team to cover holidays. This role would suit a Vet who enjoys variety and working with different teams. This is a full-time role working 45 hours over 4 days per week with shifts of 08.00-18.00 or 09.00-19.00. Weekends are on a rota of 1 in 2 Saturday mornings. In return, our client is offering:

  • Competitive salary, subject to experience
  • Heathshield plan
  • Pension plan
  • CPD allowance
  • RCVS and VDS fees
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Good work/life balance


The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, a good team player, have strong communication skills and be committed to ongoing training and development.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - to work across several local branches

Type: Small animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-Time, 4 days per week

Weekends: On a rota of 1 in 2 Saturday mornings

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits, subject to experience

Ref: JN -032019-9545

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

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