Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Crawley, East Sussex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Reflective of experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -042019-10402

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2020-04-24 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a well-established equine veterinary practice in the Crawley area of East Sussex that is looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent basis. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years postgraduate experience and the practice are flexible on the hours as they will consider full and part-time applications.

The Practice:

Our client has built a reputation for being a caring and compassionate practice, along with this they have a purpose-built diagnostic and surgical facility with stabling. Their facilities include a full theatre, digital radiography, scanners, ICU, stocks, and much much more. They offer their clients a full equine service which they pride themselves on providing experienced and empathic care to all of the many animals they look after. Part of this is service is ambulatory and as you would expect from a high-end practice all of their cases are worked up to a high standard.

They are a close-knit young team, that work well together and the practice has a very low turn over of staff, this position has become available due to the expansion of the existing team. This is a friendly and passionate team of 4 vets, 4 nurses, 3 office staff and 1 consultant.

The Role:

This is a permanent position which can be either full or part-time, the weekday working hours are 08:30-17:30. Currently, there is an on-call night rota of 1 in 5, although this may change to zero, and this will require sole charge. The weekend rota is 1 in 5 which will require you to work Friday, Saturday and Sunday, you will receive a day off in lieu for weekends worked.

In return, our client is offering a package that is includes

  • Competitive Salary - Reflective of experience
  • 5 weeks holiday
  • A day in lieu for weekends worked
  • Pension
  • CPD Allowance
  • Certificates supported
  • Accommodation is available
  • Vehicle is supplied

The Candidate:

You will be an experienced Equine Vet with at least 3 years postgraduate experience. It is important that you fit in well with the current team by being very personable and a good team player. Our client is looking for a vet with a broad spectrum of equine experience, that is ambitious and will always do the very best for the clients and patients of the practice.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Equine

Hours: Full or part-time

Weekends: 1 in 5

OOHS: 1 in 5

Sole charge: Some, when on-call

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits, depending on experience

Ref: JN -042019-10402

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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