Full Time Senior Small Animal Vet - near Hastings


Julie Powell
Our client is looking for an innovative Senior Veterinary Surgeon to lead the team. This is a small but busy practice located near St. Leonards-on Sea with an established and loyal client base.

The clinic has a digital x-ray, ultrasound, dedicated theatre suite and separate kennels and cattery. There is a full team of RVN's, SVN's and receptionists, several who have been with the practice for many years. The practice opened in 2009 and have grown rapidly through recommendations from clients, resulting in an above average client to vet ratio.

The current team have 3 Veterinary Surgeons, 1 who is a Cardiology certificate holder, 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Student Veterinary Nurses and 3 support staff. They are looking for a Vet who is keen to bring their own ideas to the team but also adaptable existing ideals. Ideally you will be comfortable with all routine surgeries, medical work-ups and consultations and confident to work in a busy practice environment. The practice work with a couple of local charities and are part of the RSPCA Neutering Scheme for cats and bull-breeds.

The role will involve supporting the and managing the team, ensuring high standards of care and service are provided to patients and clients, so as to improve the sustainable profitability of the practice and the motivation of the staff in accordance the clinics core values. The successful candidate will be working 40 hours across a 5-day week but there is flexibility on the rota available.

The ideal candidate is someone looking to take the next step in their career, possesses the ability to guide and help build their team by example. 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. You will be a team player with excellent communication skills and a positive can-do attitude to lead the team. This role would suit a confident Veterinary professional with experience of leading a team. Salary of up to 65,000 per annum depending on experience.

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

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