Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - East Grinstead, West Sussex

  • Location

    East Grinstead

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £50,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022022-23966

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - East Grinstead, West Sussex

Type: Small Animal

Location: East Grinstead, West Sussex

Practice: Part of a group - The candidate will benefit from lots of support from colleagues with a wealth of experience in both medicine and surgery

Services: They are a well-equipped practice with spacious consulting rooms and plenty of kennel space. They have an ultrasound, digital x-ray, endoscopes, and a K-laser. Full in-house laboratory and a dedicated dental room with dental x-ray. Their vets all have many years’ experience and include a surgery certificate holder.

Team: They have five experienced vets including a surgery certificate holder and a team of nine nurses. There are six receptionists and two practice managers. They have a friendly team of experienced nurses and are a nurse training practice

Role: They are currently looking for a passionate Veterinary Surgeon to join their fantastic team on either a full-time or part-time basis.

Duties: Day-to-day duties include a mix of consultations, working up medical cases, and some routine surgery. Candidates will be responsible for a wide range of cases with support from experienced colleagues.


  • For a full-time position, the working week is made up of four days with a full day off every week.
  • Shifts are from 9 am to the last appointment 6 pm three days per week and to the last appointment 7 pm one day a week.
  • They work alternate Saturday mornings to 12 pm, one in five Sundays they work one or two hours if the duty nurse needs help with non-critical in-patients.
  • For the part-time position, it would be three days per week plus one in three Saturday mornings, hours negotiable.
  • No out of hours work for either working pattern.

Applicant Requirements:

They are looking for a good team player with some experience in medicine who is keen to work up cases to a high standard. An interest in surgery would be an advantage but not essential. They are a friendly team and looking forward to welcoming a new colleague who is keen to take on new challenges.

Salary: The salary is up to £50,000 p/a depending on experience and relocation allowance available to support relocation. 


  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia 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 focussed on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

Ref: JN -022022-23966

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