Veterinary Surgeon for 5 Vet Team in West Sussex


Julie Powell
Our client in West Sussex are looking for a full time Veterinary Surgeon to join their fantastic team on a full time basis.

This is a well-equipped practice with spacious consulting rooms and plenty of kennel space. The team have ultrasound, digital x-ray, endoscopes and a K-laser. Plus a full in house laboratory and a dedicated dental room with dental x-ray. The team is made up of five experienced vets including a surgery certificate holder and a team of nine nurses. There are six receptionists and two Practice Managers. The practice hold fundraising events for local animal charities and the nearby national Cats Protect centre.

Day to day duties will include a mixture of consultations, working up medical cases and some routine surgery. Candidates will be responsible for a wide range of cases with support from experienced colleagues. The working week is made up of four days with a full day off every week. Shifts are from 9am to last appointment 6pm three days per week and to the last appointment 7pm one day a week. The team work alternate Saturday mornings until 12pm.
There are a 1:5 Sundays to work a couple of hours if the duty nurse needs help with non-critical in-patients, but no other OOH's are required.

Based near the town of East Grinstead with many sport and leisure facilities near by plus a cinema and easy train links to London. The beautiful Ashdown Forest is on the doorstep and Brighton and the South Downs National Park are also within easy reach. Gatwick airport is only 20 minutes away for those well-earned breaks!

The ideal candidate will be an excellent team player with some experience in small animal practice and be keen to work up cases to a high standard. An interest in surgery would be an advantage but not essential. This is a friendly team who are looking forward to welcoming a new colleague and supporting them in whatever area they need with their wealth of experience in both medicine and surgery.

Salary range 35,000 to 50,000 depending on experience plus additional benefits including, but no limited to;
•Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
•CPD paid days and allowance
•Private Medical Insurance
•BVA Membership paid
•VDS cover

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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Bright Leaf Recruitment is a recruitment agency specialising in veterinary recruitment. We have been placing exceptional veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in great roles around the United Kingdom, Dubai and Australia since 2010. Our team of expert recruiters have over two decades of experience in the veterinary recruitment industry.