Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Worthing, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Very Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -082020-15960

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Our client is a friendly, professional practice based in Worthing, West Sussex that is looking to recruit an experienced veterinary surgeon on a full-time permanent basis. This is a sole charge position where you will be responsible for surgical and medical cases at all times.

The Practice:

Our client has recently expanded their out of hours services in their RCVS accredited tier 3 small animal hospital. They are well equipped with ultrasound, endoscopy, digital x-ray, separate dog and cat wards, isolation ward accessed by an external door, and full surgical diagnostic facilities. In addition to the hospital practice, they have 6 branches in the local area. The night team look after clients from their own 6 branches but also provide out of hours cover to 8 other practices in the local area. Varied caseload, with the opportunity to grow and progress with the forthcoming installation of a CT scanner on site.

The Role: 

This position is for a full-time operating vet working 40 hours a week. You will either work 4 during the week with a weekend rota of 1 in 4 Saturdays and 1 in 8 Sundays. There are no out of hour requirements for this role as this is covered by a dedicated team.

You will work sole charge as a veterinary surgeon at this Hospital, making animal welfare your first consideration. You will provide an effective consultation process and ensure the treatment given is in line with informed consent. You will also assume responsibility for surgical and medical cases at all times.

The Package:

In return, our client is offering a very competitive salary and excellent benefits that include -

  • 33 days paid holiday
  • Birthday leave
  • CPD allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • A pick of company benefits that include discounted gym membership, great price cinema tickets, and lots more

The Candidate: 

Our client is looking for a small animal RCVS Registered Veterinary Surgeon that has a strong and varied clinical experience, You will have a high standard and be an effective communicator, both written and spoken, and experience in imaging is desirable. Experience in imaging would also be desirable for the successful candidate.

Ref: JN -082020-15960

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