Veterinary Surgeon - Brighton, East Sussex


Steph Ward
This client have a fantastic opportunity for a passionate Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

The team of 5 Vets, including a certificate holder in feline medicine, work across 2 branch practices (just 2.5 miles apart) and are supported by 7 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 1 Student Nurse. The team consider staff wellbeing a priority and are proud to work with their staff to create a good work-life balance. And with both practices being within a 5 minute walk to the beautiful Brighton seafront, the location is second to none.

A the practices are so closethey often share equipment across both sites, including in-house laboratory, digital x-ray, ultrasound machine, digital dental x-ray, operating theatre. They run 15-minute consultation time slots, with dedicated operating days at least once or twice per week.

The team are happy to consider part-time or full-time applicants. The practices are open Monday to Friday 8am until 6pm and Saturdays 8am-12noon. Full-time hours will include 40 hours over 4 days per week and part-time being 30 hours over 3 days per week both with 1:4 Saturday mornings on a rota basis but there are no OOHs with this role.

The ideal candidate will be a vet who is as passionate about animal and client care as well as wanting to be part of a team that works closely together and helps each other out to achieve excellent clinical outcomes.
You must be confident to do some sole charge days at the branch practice and be competent in all routine surgeries and ideally more complex ones too, although there is support available.
It is essential that you have excellent communication skills and are registered with the RCVS.

Salary will be dependent upon experience between 35,000 to 45,000 FTE plus additional benefits - subject to Pro Rata:
Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
CPD paid days and allowance
Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
Private Medical Insurance
BVA Membership paid

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

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