Permanent Veterinary Surgeon x 2

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon x 2

  • Location

    Rustington, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £30,000-£40,000 p/a (FTE) DOE

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-13806

  • Published:

    6 months ago

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We are currently recruiting on behalf of a well-established small animal practice based in Rustington Village, which is on the south coast of West Sussex. Our client is looking to recruit two experienced Veterinary Surgeon on a permanent full-time basis that are pro-active and ambitious.

The Practice: 

This a well-established, independent, first opinion small animal practice that has a large and committed client base. The practice prides itself on providing owners and their pets personable and compassionate medical and surgical support. Their dedicated service is provided in their modern, purpose-built premises which come with a dedicated surgical theatre. They are a small animal RCVS accredited practice, with all the usual toys! Including In-house Laboratory, Automatic X-rays and developing facilities, In-house Dental Suite, Access to Ultrasound facilities, In-house & local OOH, Modern PMS system – RoboVet. The excellent support team consists of 2 full-time and 2 part-time Qualified Veterinary Nurses, 2 receptionists and a practice manager, working alongside 2 vets. 

The Role:

This is a full-time role working 35 hours a week on average, 4-day week 08:00-19:00 / 08:30-16:00 with 2 early finishes a week. There is a weekend out of hours rota of 1:12 (includes branch work), with 1:3 Saturday mornings, and a weekday out of hours rota of 1:4.

Your daily duties will include, consults of 15 minutes, general vet duties and looking after small animal patients and their owners.

In return, our client is offering an excellent package that includes:

  • Competitive salary - £30,000-£40,000 p/a (FTE) commensurate with experience
  • 5 weeks holiday, plus Bank Holidays
  • Paid CPD allowance, RCVS, and VDS membership
  • Relocation package or accommodation may be available for the right candidate
  • Excellent Company Pension Scheme

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a candidate with at least 4 years’ post-graduate experience and preferably some experience of working sole charge. You will be a friendly and approachable vet that is a team player that can also work independently and happy working a busy and sometimes challenging practice. There is potential to take part in training with the nurses to share skills and knowledge. There are also managerial activities available for the right candidate for career progression in the future.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time, an average of 35 hours / 4 days a week

Weekends: As above

Out of hours: As above

Sole charge: Some

Computer System: RoboVet 

Accommodation: Yes

Salary: Competitive, £30,000-£40,000 p/a (FTE) DOE

Ref: JN -012020-13806

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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