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Veterinary Surgeon

1066 Veterinary Centre
St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex
Salary up to £85,000 depending on experience
Closing date
7 Jun 2024
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Experienced Veterinary Surgeon
1066 Vets, Hastings, East Sussex  
Local, friendly practice with excellent facilities. 
Up to £85,000 DOE 

We are seeking a passionate and committed Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly and highly skilled team. We are a local but busy practice located in St. Leonards-on Sea, Hastings. We have digital x-ray, ultrasound, dedicated theatre suite and kennels and a separate cattery. We opened in 2009 and have grown rapidly through client recommendations. We have a strong team including a certificate holder in cardiology, skilled nurses and a forward-thinking Practice Manager. 

We are part of the local Sussex Coast Vets group therefore have great links and collaboration with a wide team of clinicians including certificate holders and advanced practitioners in the immediate surrounding area. We work with some local charities and are part of the RSPCA Neutering Scheme for cats and bull-breeds.

We are seeking an experienced vet with a minimum of 5yrs experience, a desire to consult and operate and a passion for teaching and developing newer graduates. 

We believe in developing and supporting our clinicians in their preferred areas of interest and are always interested in supporting CPD, certificates and other post graduate qualifications.

Work life balance 

We are open to part and full time applicants and are happy to consider all types of flexible working. Some Saturday work is required but no Sunday, nights, or bank holiday work as all out of hours is directed to our partners at Vets Now out of hours clinic. 


•    Up to £85,000 per annum depending on experience
•    Welcome bonus of £5,000 (on completion of a six-month probation)
•    Relocation support of up to £5,000

St Leonards and Hastings are vibrant seaside towns steeped in old English history. Surrounded by countryside and offer a host of outdoor activities making this a perfect location for those wanting to enjoy a mix of country and town living. Hastings has become known for its arts and music scenes and hosts an exceptional number of folk, music and arts festivals throughout the year including, seafood and wine, Jack in the Green festival, the famous bonfire night parade and the annual Mayday motorbike ride, when thousands of motorbikes descend on the town. 
We have a large number of local independent restaurants, bars and coffee shops making this a very sociable area to live. 

Direct train links to Brighton 1hr, Gatwick Airport 1.5hrs and Central London 1.5hrs. 

Because our people matter

Work-life balance
•    6.6 weeks annual leave
•    Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
•    Your birthday as a paid day off

•    Private medical insurance
•    Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
•    Non-accidental injury support
•    Free Flu Jabs 

•    £1,250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro-rata 
•    Certificate support
•    Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
•    Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
•    All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
•    All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
•    Professional fees covered 

•    Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
•    Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
•    Discounted staff pet care

If this position is of interest to you then please contact Bartosz Piasecki on the number provided in the contact details. Please quote reference BH11750 when applying for this role

To submit your application, click the Apply Now button.


Our surgery first opened in May 2009, with just one vet and one nurse and we have grown rapidly, now employing three vets and an ever-expanding team of dedicated and qualified nurses, trainee nurses and receptionists. We strive to deliver a gold standard service to all our clients and their pets who we believe deserve the very best of care.

Company info
201 Battle Road
St Leonards-on-sea
East Sussex
TN37 7AJ
United Kingdom

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