Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Sussex

  • Location

    East Grinstead

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £65,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -062022-25502

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Sussex

Our client looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to further expand their team of dedicated vets and help increase the services they offer to clients.

Type: Small Animal

Location: East Grinstead, West Sussex

Practice: Part of a group

Team: The practice has five experienced vets including a surgery certificate holder and a team of nine nurses. There are six receptionists and two practice managers. The candidate will benefit from lots of support from colleagues with a wealth of experience in both medicine and surgery. 


  • Well-equipped practice, with spacious consulting rooms and plenty of kennel space.

  • Ultrasound

  • Digital x-ray

  • Endoscopes

  • K-laser

  • Full in-house laboratory

  • Dedicated dental room, with dental x-ray


  • 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 at 6 pm three days per week until 7 pm one day a week. Working alternate Saturday mornings to 12 pm and 1:5 Sundays, just 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 OOH work for either working pattern.

Sole Charge: No

Branch Work: No

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: They are offering a salary of up to £65,000 p/a DOE (FTE)

Benefits: Subject to Pro Rata:

Work-life balance

• 6.6 weeks number of holidays including bank holidays

• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

• Your birthday as 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


• £1,250 per annum CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro-rata

• Learning and development opportunities via the Group Academy

• Access to Vetlexicon – their 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


• Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers

• Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer

• Discounted staff pet care

Ref: JN -062022-25502

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