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Night Veterinary Surgeon

Sussex Coast Vets, Bexhill-on-Sea
Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex
Salary of £55,000-£65,000.
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Salary Band
£50,000 - £59,999, £60,000 - £69,999
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
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Job Details

The Role

A great opportunity has arisen for a Night Veterinary Surgeon to join our highly motivated team at our well-established 24-hour practice at Sussex Coast Vets, in Bexhill-on-Sea. The role is primarily focused on gold standard emergency care, providing excellent client service through clear and effective communication with a compassionate approach, whilst always prioritising patient care.

Throughout the night you will work with one of our experienced and dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurses. Communication is key to our success, with our night and day teams working closely together, handing over cases, and collaborating on treatment plans.

Shifts run from 8pm until 8am for our night teams. We're also happy to discuss alternative working patterns to suit the right candidate. FTE salary £55,000-£65,000.

About Us

Our 24-hour practice in Bexhill-on-Sea is part of a group of five branches serving the Hastings and Bexhill area. We provide out-of-hour emergency care to several practices in the area. Recently refurbished, the clinic is equipped with the full range of diagnostic laboratory equipment, digital x-ray, Doppler ultrasound, endoscopy, and excellent facilities.

East Sussex is an area steeped in history, with beautiful countryside, stunning coastlines, and an abundance of choice within the art, sports and leisure scenes, with something to suit everyone! We also have the convenience of great links to Brighton, London and Gatwick.

Across the Sussex Coast Vets group, we have approximately 12 Vets, with a total team of 40-45 across the group, this includes both Registered and Trainee Nurses and our Receptionist and Support functions. We welcome vets with a range of experience, including those with interests in orthopaedics, exotics, ultrasonography and emergency care. We also have a visiting specialist in ophthalmology!

Applicant Requirements

We're looking for an experienced clinician with a history of working sole charge, someone confident with all aspects of small-animal emergency work. The perfect candidate will have excellent communication skills, be personable, enthusiastic, energetic and ready for any given emergency situation.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata

•                     Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service

•                     CPD paid days and allowance

•                     L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy

•                     Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

•                     Private Medical Insurance

•                     BVA Membership paid

•                     VDS cover

•                     Birthday leave

•                     Discounted veterinary fees

•                     Various discounts including retail & gym memberships

•                     Cycle to Work scheme

•                     Service-related company sick pay

•                     Sponsorship for overseas employees

•                     Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing

•                     Relocation packages

•                     Career progression opportunities

•                     Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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Sussex Coast Vets are always here to care for your pets. We firmly believe prevention is better than cure that is why we offer a fantastic Pet Health Club which covers all of your pet’s routine healthcare. Nothing is too much trouble for our staff, we are helpful and genuinely care for your pets. Get in touch to book an appointment today.

Find Us
01424 224818
189 De La Warr Road
East Sussex
TN40 2JY
United Kingdom
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