Permanent ECC Night Veterinary Surgeon - West Sussex

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    £45,000- £62,500 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Sue Hanson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -032021-19457

  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent ECC Night Veterinary Surgeon - West Sussex

We are currently working with a modern, vibrant, independently owned RCVS accredited veterinary hospital based in a lovely location in West Sussex. They currently have a fabulous opportunity for an ambitious, motivated ECC night veterinary surgeon to join their amazing existing team of dedicated professionals.

The Practice:

Their modern state of the art hospital has four local branches with which they share their facilities and services. Their award winning team of veterinary surgeons and nurses has garnered an enviable reputation for empathy and humility and as such has developed client respect for their integrity, values and ability to successfully manage and treat varied and also complex cases. 

The Role:

This is a permanent full time ECC Night Veterinary Surgeon post with an anticipated start date of August or September 2021. Our client recognises the importance of achieving a work life balance and has therefore developed a sustainable rota that reflects this concept, which involves working an average of 10-12 thirteen hour shifts each month. The role will involve seeing first opinion emergencies alongside providing continuous care for their inpatients. It will include an ability to efficiently investigate cases to a high standard and have a medical mind-set, as well as being competent with emergency surgeries sole-charge.

The Candidate: 

This position would ideally suit an Advanced Practitioner in Emergency and Critical Care or an experienced ECC vet who has worked in veterinary hospitals. Although experience in emergency care or ECC Advanced Practitioner status is preferred this is not essential and funding towards an ECC certificate will also be considered. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills with clients, colleagues and member clinics plus have a passion for delivering the highest standard of care. They will work alongside and complement their existing dynamic team of certificated vets and nurses and will be offered a great package that reflects the nature and requirements of the post. 

The Summary and Package:

Role: Permanent ECC Night Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Location: West Sussex

Start Date: August/ September 2021

Hours: 10-12 thirteen hour shifts each month

OOHs: Yes

Sole Charge: Yes

Salary: Competitive £45,000- £62,500 p/a subject to experience & Certificate/Advanced Practitioner status


  • CPD allowance £1500
  • Support for a Certificate if required and training agreements considered
  • RCVS, VDS and BSAVA membership 
  • Holiday of 5.6 weeks per year equivalent to 17 shifts per year, based on your average weekly working hours
  • Annualised hours system (to be discussed on application)
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme

Ref: JN -032021-19457

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