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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-6398)

Littlehampton, West Sussex

Veterinary Surgeon

Up to £40,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

A small animal independent practice in the beautiful setting of Littlehampton on the West Sussex coast are recruiting a permanent new graduate veterinary surgeon to join their team.

The role is full time based at their hospital branch working 4 days in the week and a 1 in 4 Saturday's or Sunday's.

The practice comprises of 6 veterinary surgeons and 7 RVNS so the new vet would always be well supported with a team of 3 vets on duty at each time. There is a small element of weekend work and on call. The CPD is funded and personal development and specialisation to certificate level are encouraged. The practice offer 15 minute consultations and all the Vets are encouraged to follow their own cases. The Vets share the surgical caseload and all case discussions are encouraged.

Key Details:

  • Type: Full time small animal veterinary surgeon
  • Hours Mon-Fri: 4 days per week, 8:30am-6:30pm
  • Weekends: 1 in 4 Saturday's or Sunday's
  • Sole charge: Yes, when on call
  • OOH: 1 every week (on call)
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes
  • Branch work: Yes
  • Team: 6 Vets, 7 RVNS

About them:

The role is based at the main branch hospital which has been well established for several years boasting an excellent reputation. All surgeries and procedures take place at the hospital and they provide 24 Hr emergency service from there also. They have a fully trained RVN living on site who monitors all in patients. They practice provides full surgical and nursing facilities, with hospitalisation and intensive care.

The practice group comprises of 5 veterinary surgeons who provide a wide range of medical and surgical experience and have a varied special interest including soft tissue, ophthalmology, ultrasonography and much more. They also boast a large highly experienced RVN team. This is an accredited RCVS practice and an RCVS Nurse approved training practice.


You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care

You will have excellent customer facing skills and be able to motivate other team members

You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare


The practice has state of the art facilities and equipment as one would expect in a modern 24-hour Hospital also offering emergency treatment.


  • Salary up to 40,000 per annum (based on experience)
  • Career development opportunities
  • CPD supported and funded and support for certificates provided
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Holiday - 4 weeks plus bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Health Insurance scheme
  • Staff Discount

Must haves:

RCVS Registered & Qualified or soon to be.

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Have excellent verbal / written communication skills

What happens next?

CLICK APPLY NOW or if you have any pre-application questions or if this role is not quite right for you, please contact the VS Team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 6398

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

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