Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - St Leonards on Sea

  • Location

    St Leonards Sea

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £85,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01423 701321

  • Job ref:

    JN -032023-28420

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - St Leonards on Sea

Type: Small animal

Location: We are working with a small friendly team that is located in the seaside town, of St Leonards on Sea, which has various attractions and the all-important seafront promenade, complete with many restaurants and great views.

Practice Type: Part of a group

Team Info: They currently have 3 Veterinary Surgeons, 1 who is a Cardiology certificate holder, a Head Nurse, 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Student Veterinary Nurse, 3 support staff, and a Practice Manager

Facilities: This surgery has digital x-ray, ultrasound, dedicated theatre suite, and separate kennels and cattery

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon. The role will include consultations, surgeries, client call-backs, prescriptions, in-patient care, workups, and occasional house visits

Hours: 4 weekdays with shifts between 8.45 am - 7 pm

OOHs/Weekends: No OOHs. 1 in 3 Saturday mornings 08.45 am - 12.30 pm. There are no out-of-hours or bank holiday duties.

Flexibility: 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. Whether you are looking to fix or flex your work patterns, they can find the right solution for you.

Salary: Competitive salary of up to £85,000 per annum depending on experience.


  • Relocation support of up to £5,000
  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • 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
  • Free Flu Jabs 
  • £1,250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro-rata 
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the Group Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – online encyclopedia provider
  • All Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via their Care Fund
  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

Ref: JN -032023-28420

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