Small animal Vet Required for Large Certificated Team in West Sussex, New graduates considered

Location Burgess Hill
Discipline: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon, New Graduate Veterinary Surgeon
Contact name: Louise Evans

Contact email:
Job ref: 7702
Published: about 1 month ago

My client are a large purpose built practice based in West Sussex close to the southern coast towns of both Worthing and Brighton and are within an hours train journey into Central London.

The practice has been established for 8 years and grown quickly to a team of 25, including 9 vets, 9 RVNs. 

Of the 9 Vets 3 are Medicine certificate holders and the others have interests ranging from Surgery, Exotics, Ophthalmology, ultrasonography and acupuncture, allowing the team to treat a range of cases inhouse. 
Several of the nurses have nursing diplomas including in anaesthesia and feline medicine and all nurses are extremely efficient and their skills are fully utilised in the practice. The strength and experience of the nursing team is the key factor in allowing the vets to do the job that they do. The team also has two fantastic trainee nurses supported by a clinical coach and an animal nursing assistant with an animal management diploma. 

The whole team have a passion for providing the highest standard of care and are invested in providing the best possible client and patient journey. They take great pride in the surgery in terms of keeping it well organised, clean and tidy which makes for a nice working environment and a welcoming space for clients too. They work closely with several local charities as animal welfare is a key driver.

The practice is looking for someone to come on board who will share the same values and embrace their philosophy. They are able to offer support and mentorship to New graduates or experienced  This is a practice where you get out what you put in, and more. The Practice Owner will invest in you and support you with your career goals and aspirations, whether that be supporting a certificate for vets, diploma for nurses or creating learning opportunity to help you develop in your area of interest. She also works hard to ensure people get the right work life balance and listens to what people want and what works for them, and does what she can to make it happen. 

The ideal candidate will be a small animal vet with good experience, who can take be proactive in all parts of clinical practice, and deliver excellent client care. however we welcome applications from new or recent graduates as the experience in the team allows mentorship. And have also won 'new graduate practice of the year' too
They are able to be flexible for the right person with regard to hours, based on 40 hours a week but there would be 1:4 weekends on a rota basis, but no OOH's.

If this role sounds of interest please email your CV through to or give me a call on 01422 433900.
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