Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - East Sussex

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    up to £75,000 per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -052023-28753

  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - East Sussex

Type: Small animal

Location: Hailsham, East Sussex

Practice Type: Part of a group

Facilities: The practice is based in Hailsham, East Sussex, close to an area of outstanding natural beauty, approximately 7 miles from the coast. It a well equipped with excellent digital X-ray facilities, high-quality ultrasound, dental X-ray, iM3 dental station, and up-to-date anaesthetic monitoring, along with regularly updated, team-driven policies and protocols to ensure standards are met whilst also maintaining job satisfaction. The in-house laboratory includes a full range of IDEXX analysers, Class IV K-laser is used both postoperatively and during VN clinics. Separate cattery, kennel, and isolation areas plus an outdoor exercise area offer excellent inpatient facilities.

Team: They have a dedicated and supportive team and a fantastic practice lead allowing you to concentrate on being a Vet! They strongly encourage people to pursue any specific interests and a big part of the ethos is the belief in further learning for everyone, and they have opportunities to progress into leadership. 

Role: A fantastic opportunity for a veterinary surgeon to join the well-established practice. The clinic in East Sussex will give you access to a varied caseload with a mix of both consults and surgery

Hours: Offering a 4-day working week with just 1:4 Saturdays, there are no out-of-hours duties associated with this role. Their flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours truly tips the scale of your work-life balance. They know that everyone has demands and priorities outside of their career and they want to make it brilliantly easy for you to strike the right balance. 

Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum depending on experience.

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday is a paid day off


  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support


  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees

Ref: JN -052023-28753

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