Senior Surgeon | Small Animals

Senior Surgeon | Small Animals
£80,000 + Extensive Benefits
Established Veterinary Team + Varied Case load

Are you a Vet looking to take a step up?

Do you want to help lead and manage a team of Surgeons?

We are working with a modern, locally owned, small animals clinic in West Sussex to help grow their clinical team with the addition of a Senior Surgeon.

The Clinic:

Our small animal surgery supports a great variety of clients and their pets across the West Sussex area. We currently have a strong team of just under a dozen GP Vets, 14 Nurses and Care Assistants as well as strong management and reception teams to create an efficient and high quality experience for staff and patients.

With a recent refurbishment at our clinic, we are more ready than ever to offer our clients great value for money. We’ve modern diagnostic equipment including ultrasonography, high-quality ultrasound and a Class-4 Laser.

We have won several awards and been nominated for either Best Vet or Best Practice of the year frequently in the last few years. As an excellent training practice, we were proud to have attained the Best Veterinary Graduate Practice too.

The Role:

We have a strong team of clinicians on site and are looking for a new Surgeon to come in at a Senior level. You will be confident and avuncular in your approach to clinical development as we are passionate about giving the next generation of Vets the opportunity to learn.

As a Small Animal Surgeon, you will work on your own cases from inital consultation, diagnostics, medicine dispensary and surgery. You should be able to offer a strong first opinion on any case load and know when and how to refer out when necessary.

This is a permanent role covering a flexible shift pattern with 1 full weekend per month.

The Candidate:

You must be a RCVS accredited Veterinary Surgeon to apply. Candidates should have a good interest in training and developing staff and have a real passion for high quality, clinical care.

Applicants may be required to complete a skills matrix as part of the application process.


For the right candidate, we are looking to offer around £80,000 per annum. You also get additional benefits including:

– Generous annual leave
– Health care schemes
– Excellent progression routes
– Large CPD budget
– Well being initiatives
– Childcare vouchers
– Loads more, reach out to discuss.


Compass Associates Ltd are working in partnership on this vacancy. If you are not interested, but know someone who is, we offer £200 vouchers for each successful recommendation.

Contact details:

If you wish to apply for this position, please contact Theo Hoten on 023 9421 4488 or email your CV to [email protected]


Theo Hoten (MREC CertRP)

Senior Consultant – Veterinary (South)

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