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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-39609)

Peacehaven, East Sussex

Veterinary Surgeon

£40,000 to £60,000 pro rata

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Peacehaven, East Sussex

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon or soon to be?
  • Do you want to move into an independent practice?
  • Are you looking for a role with no OOH?

We are recruiting on behalf of a small animal practice in Peacehaven, East Sussex for a Permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

This role is part time for 2 or 2.5 days per week, along with 1 in 4 Saturdays from 8am to 4pm. There will be no OOH work or on-call duties.

This is an established first opinion small animal clinic offering a range of modern veterinary services and facilities.

An enthusiastic, caring veterinary surgeon who has good communication skills, willingness to develop both clinical and non-clinical skills to enable delivery of superb patient care and the ability to effectively communicate with both colleagues and clients,

Key details:

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Part time, 2 to 2.5 days per week
  • Weekends: 1 in 4 Saturdays, 8am to 4pm
  • OOH: None
  • Sole charge: None
  • Team: 4 vets, 6 RVNs, 1 SVN and support team
  • Consultations: 15 minutes

About them:

  • Supportive and friendly practice which provides training and mentoring
  • Offers an excellent work-life balance
  • Offers career progression with support and funding in further education
  • Provides a vast range of modern veterinary services and facilities
  • Provides state of the art equipment
  • Excellent reputation within the community
  • Offers opportunity to expand clinical skill set and knowledge
  • Focused on proactive healthcare and educating clients on pet health
  • Friendly and motivated team in place
  • Practice provides clinical freedom for personal growth and development

About you:

  • You will be competent in routine surgeries
  • You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills
  • You will work well within the team alongside other veterinary specialists and clinicians
  • You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare
  • For experienced vets you will offer mentoring and coaching where required and share best practice
  • You will be ambitious to develop your clinical skill set and knowledge
  • You will enjoy working within a busy practice with a wide variety of cases


The practice offers a wide range of modern veterinary services and facilities, including:

  • Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Digital X-ray
  • Dental X-ray
  • Dental suite
  • Nurse clinics
  • Isolation unit
  • In-house laboratory
  • Separate cat and dog wards


  • Salary: Up to £60,000 pro rata, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 6.6 weeks annual leave, including bank holidays
  • CPD: Generous allowance
  • Memberships: RCVS and VDS fees paid, plus 2 others
  • Certificates funded and supported
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Health insurance scheme
  • Staff discount

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Have excellent verbal and 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 Vet Seekers team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 39609

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk


Please note: All communications and applications are treated in the strictest confidence. When it comes to your privacy, as an ethical veterinary recruiter we do not send your details anywhere without your permission.

Vet Seekers was established in 2016 and is a multi-award-winning specialist veterinary recruitment agency (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023) and acts as an employment business for the supply of locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry across the UK and overseas.

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