Small Animal Associate Vet Surgeon Job, E Sussex, England - Sussex

£30,000 - £50,000+ - Veterinarian
Ref: 8649 Date Posted: Friday 10 Jun 2022
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000+ DOE

Package: Fantastic package available - 

• A highly motivated, stable and supportive team environment
• Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
• CPD paid days and allowance
• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Private Medical Insurance
• BVA Membership paid
• Sponsorship for overseas employees
• Relocation packages, up to £10,000

Type of Work: Small Animal Vet Surgeon

Job Details: Our client is looking for a passionate and committed Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly team. Your duties would include consultations, surgeries, client call-backs, prescriptions, in-patient care and work-ups and occasional house visits.

The working pattern is 4 weekdays 8:45am – 19:00pm and a Saturday morning 8:45am-12:30pm on a roster, currently 1:3. There are no out-of-hours or bank holiday duties. Some flexibility in shifts or days may be considered.

They are a small but busy practice. They have digital x-ray, ultrasound, dedicated theatre suite and separate kennels and cattery. They have a full team of RVN's, SVN's and receptionists, several who have been with the practice for many years. They opened in 2009 and have grown rapidly through recommendations from clients.

They are close to the sea, with its long promenade, and the local town has many historic sites, outdoor activities and a variety of restaurants. There is a thriving arts scene and several festivals are held each year, including seafood and wine, bonfire night and the annual Mayday bike run for thousands of motorbikes who descend on the town.

They currently have 3 veterinary Surgeons, 1 who is a Cardiology certificate holder, 3 RVN's, 2 SVN's and 3 support staff. They are looking for a vet who is keen to bring their own ideas to the team but also adaptable to ours. Ideally you will be comfortable with all routine surgeries, medical work-ups and consultations and confident to work in a busy practice environment. You must be passionate about pet care and willing to work with clients to ensure their pets get the best care possible within any constraints they may have. They work with a couple of local charities and are part of the RSPCA Neutering Scheme for cats and bull-breeds.

They ideally need a Veterinary Surgeon experienced in all areas of general practice. You must be RCVS registered and have a positive can do attitude. Essential skills include competency in all routine surgeries and dentistry, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and being a team player. Desirable skills are an interest in orthopaedics or dentistry and being keen to develop themselves and the practice. You must have exceptional bedside manner and be a proactive team player.


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