Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Worthing, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-13701

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • End date:

    2021-01-07 00:00:00

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We are working with a small group of small animal practices in the Worthing area of West Sussex. This friendly and well-established group is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis. As they are an experienced team they are open to applications from all levels of experience including new graduates.

The Practice:

Our client feels very fortunate to have a very highly qualified team of caring vets and nurses. They understand how important pets are to their clients and treat all the animals they see with respect and compassion at all times. Their main aim is to give pets the care they deserve with an emphasis on preventative medicine.

They currently have five experienced Veterinary Surgeons work together to provide considerable and wide-ranging medical and surgical expertise. By working as a team with individual specialist interests that include soft tissue surgery, ophthalmology, ultrasonography, orthopaedics, and cardiology the practice is able to provide the very best of care for each and every pet and illness.

Their vets are complemented by a dedicated and caring team of fully qualified Veterinary Nurses. They are a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Accredited Small Animal Practice and RCVS approved Veterinary Nurse Training Centre.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position which would be 4 days a week for an experienced vet and 4.5 days for a new grad, to help them gain experience faster. As there is a small element of branch work but this is very occasional.

The out of hours requirements would be one night during the week every two weeks.

The weekend rota works out to be very occasional, which breakdowns into

4 Saturday mornings per year 08:30-13:00

3 full Saturdays per year with clinic hours of 08:30-18:00, followed by on-call until the following morning (08:30-08:30)

3 full Sundays per year with clinic hours of 10:00-16:00, followed by on-call until the following morning (08:30-08:30)

Duties will include operations and consultations.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon that has competent basic skills and good interpersonal skills. They are looking for a good team player that is conscientious and friendly. It would suit a candidate that is very ambitious and has the best interests of the patient in everything they do.

This is a very supportive practice that would support you with certificates if that is something you are interested in.

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: Occasional, please see above

OOHS: Yes, please see above

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Ref: JN -012020-13701

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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