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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-8050)

Rustington, West Sussex

Veterinary Surgeon

£35,000 - £50,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen in an independent first opinion practice in Rustington West Sussex for either a full or part-time permanent veterinary surgeon to join their team. If you are a surgeon who would like clinical freedom without being micromanaged, then this could be for you! The role provides an excellent work / life balance with no OOH required and early finishes during the week. This well-established practice sees a variety of caseloads so the surgeon will have the opportunity to expand their skill set and establish their own client base.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Full-time 35 hours p/w 8:30-4/8:30-7 or part-time/flexible hours considered
  • Weekends: 1:3 Saturday mornings only 9-12 1:12 Weekends
  • OOH: None required
  • Sole charge: Yes
  • Branch work: Minimal
  • Computer System: Robovet
  • Team: 2 Vets 2 RVN and support team

About them:

  • Independent practice
  • Forward thinking and professional
  • Well established with a large client base
  • The offer the role with a great work life balance
  • Practice sees a varied case load
  • Supportive and highly experienced veterinary team.
  • All staff are motivated and supported and encouraged to develop their skills and work towards certificates
  • Experienced Nursing team with coaching experience
  • Supportive and friendly practice

About You:

  • You will have a good level of experience in a 1st Opinion practice
  • You will be confident in all routine surgeries.
  • You will be confident in sole charge work
  • You will be an experienced forward-thinking veterinary surgeon
  • You will be willing to work in a fun yet busy practice
  • You will have good surgical experience and comfortable working autonomously
  • You will have previous experience in a busy practice and an awareness of what contributes to practice profitability


  • State of the art facilities as you would expect in a first opinion practice:
  • Modern Laboratory Suite
  • X Ray and Developing facilities
  • In House Dental Suite
  • Ultrasound


  • Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 Pro Rata
  • Holiday allowance: 5 Weeks Plus Bank Holidays on a rota and Birthday leave
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Certificates are funded and supported
  • CPD: Generous Allowance and certificates supported and funded
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Rewards: Discounted veterinary products and services
  • Staff Bonus Scheme
  • Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS and BVA)
  • Relocation package available

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: 8050

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

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