Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Wealden District

  • Location

    Wealden District

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Upto £60,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -042022-24743

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Wealden District

Type: Equine

Location: Wealden District, East Sussex

Practice Type: An established RCVS Accredited Equine Hospital based in the Epping Forest District of East Sussex countryside. The practice is set in the beautiful Sussex countryside.


  • They are very well equipped with 20 inpatient stables, full surgical and hospital facilities, hospital and ambulatory diagnostic equipment, and an extensive range of treatment technology. 
  • Their in-house laboratory makes it easy for their vets to run a vast variety of haematological and biochemical tests on site.
  • Their dedicated Equine Dental Technicians look after all routine dentals, meaning vets are not required unless they have a specific interest.  
  • They have built a great local reputation and client base and are continuing to grow and develop year on year. 

Team Info: Equality, diversity, and inclusion are at the heart of their culture and their dedicated team is focused on giving support and encouragement to all. 

Role: They have a fantastic opportunity for a full-time Equine Veterinary Surgeon to join their forward-thinking and motivated team.


  • You will be joining a progressive practice and although the role will be mainly ambulatory, the opportunity to work up your own cases at the Clinic and establish your own referral caseload is encouraged.
  • You will be backed up for field procedures by a team of qualified and trainee Equine Nurses and have the full support of their resident Specialists in Equine Sports Medicine. 
  • A company pool vehicle is provided.

Hours: The role includes working 40 hours over 5 days per week and the out-of-hours rota (including weekends) is evenly shared and currently a 1:7 rota.

Applicant Requirements: A strong work ethic and a desire to provide a high-quality service to clients are vital, along with excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. 

Salary: The salary for the role is up to £60,000 per annum depending on experience and qualifications. 


  • Depending on your location, a relocation package might be available.  
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the Group Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

Ref: JN -042022-24743

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