Veterinary Surgeon Required At Downland Veterinary Group, Hailsham
1 month ago
Up to £60,000 (FTE) DOE
Downland Veterinary Group, Hailsham
Hailsham, West Sussex, United Kingdom
We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly Veterinary Surgeon who is focused on clinical excellence and teamwork. You will be part of our busy, experienced clinical team and the role will cover all first opinion work, with a primary focus on consulting. During the week, our 3 surgeries are open 08:30 - 19:00. As part-time, a 1 to 3 day week can be considered, with shift pattern to be discussed, preferably joining a rota of 1:6 Saturday mornings consulting. There are no OOH or bank holiday work.
The salary for this role is up to £60,00 (FTE) depending on experience.
Downland Vet Group are a long-established 12-site Group, across three south coast counties: Hampshire, West Sussex, and East Sussex. In East Sussex we are sandwiched between the edge of the South Downs and the stunning chalk cliffs of the coast. Across the Group we have certificate holders in orthopaedics, surgery, medicine, cardiology, and imaging which greatly supports our in-house referrals; plus, in East Sussex one of our vet team are currently undertaking a certificate in ECC. Within East Sussex, we have 3 surgeries for you to work between; Hailsham and The Goffs are consulting & operating surgeries, whilst Stone Cross is consulting only.
We are well-equipped with the typical first-opinion facilities, including digital x-rays, laboratory and diagnostics, dental x-rays, ultrasound machine and multi-parameter monitors. We are looking for a first-opinion vet to join our progressive team but will always consider further teammates with additional skills or those looking to develop specific areas.
About the Team and Culture
We are a very warm, supportive, and friendly team who offer our clients and patients the highest standard of care. Between the commitment to our roles and dedication to our patients, we spend much of our time laughing with each other. In East Sussex, we have a team of 6 veterinary surgeons, 10 nurses and 12 support staff who share the same vision for growth within the practice. We have two fun team events each year, summer, and winter, for us to come together outside of work along with baby showers, engagement parties, big birthday celebration events throughout the year too.
We are looking for a progressive and friendly team member who has already obtained a degree of general clinical experience. A drive for clinical excellence, teamwork and clinic care are essential qualities.
Because our employee’s matter
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -
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
• £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
• Infection Prevention and Control Programme
• Quality Improvement Programme
• BVA membership
• VDS cover
• Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
• Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
• Discounted staff pet care
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 and quote reference BH8446.
Address: 19 Station Road, Hailsham, West Sussex, United Kingdom