Lead Veterinary Surgeon- (Littlehampton, West Sussex)

Location Littlehampton
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Paul

Contact email: paul@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: PMC6083
Published: 11 months ago

Lead Veterinary Surgeon (NO OOH)

We at Lloyd & Cowan are pleased to be working with a practice who are seeking an experienced, confident, supportive SA vet with a can-do approach to head up their clinical team. If you are keen, enthusiastic, self-motivated and have a compassionate manner, you could be just the vet they are looking for!

You must have excellent bedside manner and communication skills and strive to deliver outstanding veterinary care and customer service.

About them

  • IRCVS accredited SA practice with a strong focus on client service and gold standard patient care.

  • Purpose built and pleasant premises in the heart of Rustington, West Sussex, with lots of natural light.

  • Long standing, experienced, reputable support team of RVN’s

  • Professional, friendly and knowledgeable front of house team.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Some first opinion UK experience with a high standard of written and spoken English?

  • A friendly team focused approach

  • A desire to bond with clients and build your own client base?


This position involves all aspects of first opinion work. The practice encourages clinical freedom and responsibility from their vets to work up their own cases from presentation to completion. Case discussions are welcomed and encouraged. They believe quality, not quantity, is what is best for their team and patients.

They are looking for a capable and caring vet with a forward thinking approach to deliver outstanding service to their loyal clients and their pets. A desire to bond with clients and build their own client base is essential.

  • A comprehensive package up to £75,000

  • No OOH

  • Average 40hrs a week

  • Monday – Friday 3 early finishes a week

  • Shifts 8.30am-4pm / 8.30am-7pm

  • Part-time and flexible hours would be considered

  • Late shift Weekday inpatient care only

  • 1:8 Weekend day shifts (includes branch work)

  • 1:2 Saturday mornings

  • Shared bank holidays (day shifts and inpatient care) pro rota


Rustington is an attractive and well equipped seaside town between the Sea and South Downs National Park. It is the perfect location for water-sports, walking, cycling and exploring.

Chichester, Worthing and Brighton are within easy reach, and London is commutable via train.

For more Information or to express your interest in this opportunity send a CV to Paul via the Link.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Paul on 07936947875 or email a CV to paul@lloydandcowan.com. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068. If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. 

If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you. 

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.