Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Kent/East Sussex Border

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £40,000-£60,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-13051

  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • End date:

    2020-01-01 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with an independent family run equine practice on the Kent/East Sussex border that is looking for an Equine Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent basis. You will be joining a lovely three vet practice that is passionate about providing excellent customer service and are skilled vets that are friendly and really care.

The Practice: 

Our client undertakes pre-purchase vettings, lameness investigations, vaccinations, routine dental maintenance and surgery, scanning, fertility issues, x-rays and much more besides. They bring their clients cutting edge diagnosis and treatment services using the latest equipment. They have a fully equipped and mobile surgery that will be brought to clients directly, and any needs which cannot be dealt with on-site will be referred to local specialist equine hospitals.

They also have the facility for horses to be brought to the surgery where they can deal with problematic tooth removals and many other procedures. They are mindful that it is often a costly exercise to find out what is wrong with the horse and identify a suitable treatment, their aim is to sensitively evaluate what their client wants for their horse and advise accordingly.

They have monthly sessions in surgery where the team compares tips and learn from each other.

The Role and Candidate

This is a full-time permanent position and they are looking to introduce a four day week in the future. The role will include a weekend rota of 1 in 4 with time given off in lieu. There is also an out of hours requirement that is one night a per week.

They are looking for a veterinary surgeon that will fit well in the team, have a great working ethic with excellent patient and client care. You will have great communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

In return, they are offering an excellent salary of £40,000-£60,000 p/a (DOE), plus CPD, RCVS, and VDS...

They are also offering great career prospects / possible 'slices of the' in the future for the right person.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Equine

Hours: Full time 

Weekends: One in Four

Out of hours: One night per week, on-call

Sole Charge: Yes

Salary: £40,000-£60,000 p/a (DOE), plus CPD, RCVS, VDS..

Ref: JN -102019-13051

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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