• Reference: VAC-25355

  • Sector: Vet Jobs

  • Job type: Permanent Jobs

  • Expires: 2024-04-18

Our client is seeking a permanent Veterinary Surgeon for their practice near Worthing.

  • Small animal practice
  • Full or part time available
  • No OOH required
  • Sole charge required
  • Excellent salary package offered
  • Enhanced leave, including additional annual leave, enhanced maternity/paternity pay, CPD leave
  • Relocation package
  • Generous CPD allowance and access to in-house CPD
  • Fees paid
  • Staff discount
  • Pension Scheme
  • Ongoing training and fantastic career progression opportunities including partnership
  • Employee assistance and wellbeing program

Our client is seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to join their team near Worthing (on a permanent basis).

The Practice

The surgery is located near Worthing, on the West Sussex coast, just a few minutes from our glorious beaches and close to the South Downs National Park.

This small practice is home to a friendly, welcoming and long-standing team, lead by an experienced practice manager, 2 RVNs and a veterinary care assistant.

The practice boasts 2 consultation rooms, a theatre, x-ray, a modern laboratory and in-house dental suite, ultrasound, multi-parameter surgical monitoring equipment and a hugely successful pet healthcare plan uptake.

Role Accountabilities

You will be a strong, self-sufficient individual, capable of working independently and of providing leadership and guidance to the veterinary team by fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.

Your duties will include routine consultations, operations, fulfilling prescription requests, and answering client queries by email and on the phone.

You will have a passion for delivering clinic healthcare excellence to ensure that your clients and their pets receive the very highest standard care. Everyone is usually insured and there is plenty of opportunity to provide the highest level of care to their loyal client base.

The opportunity involves a huge amount of clinical freedom. As a Veterinary Surgeon, you will have the freedom to work up clinical case to the highest level, alongside taking the practice in the direction of your choice and moving into a Lead Veterinary Surgeon role if desired.

  • Perform a wide range of surgical procedures
  • Conduct thorough pre and post-operative assessments
  • Develop treatment plans and provide clients with care instructions
  • Utilise diagnostic laboratory, imaging and ultrasound testing
  • Prescribe medication
  • Promote preventative care by advocating and administering routine vaccinations and immunisations
  • Educate clients on positive lifestyle choices for their pets
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to members of the support team
  • Compliance with veterinary ethics and relevant statutes, policies and procedures
  • Maintain patients’ medical records

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine (BVetMed) or equivalent
  • Registration with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
  • Surgical skills for performing routine and complex procedures
  • Knowledge of anaesthesia protocols and pain management
  • Ability to provide compassionate care and ensure the well-being of animals
  • Strong diagnostic skills and experience in using diagnostic equipment such as X-rays, ultrasounds, and blood analysers
  • Ability to explain medical conditions and treatment plans clearly to clients with empathy and compassion
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with other veterinary professionals, including veterinary nurses and support staff
  • Critical thinking skills to diagnose complex cases, make informed treatment decisions, handle emergency cases and provide critical care to animals
  • Adherence to high ethical standards in veterinary practice

If you are interested in this excellent role call Sarah Lamb on 01291 645 871 or email slamb@glvets.com.

About Us

Gardner Llewelyn are a three times award winning agency. We supply Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses on a locum and permanent basis to the UK Veterinary profession. We have been a carbon zero company since 2013 and pride ourselves on being an ethical and responsible company.  Should you wish to discuss additional locum or permanent positions we have or would like to register a vacancy with us call us on 01291 645 871.



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