• Veterinary Surgeon

    Location: Rye Veterinary Surgery, Cinque Ports Square, Rye, East Sussex Hours: Full time, Part time Practice: Cinque Ports Rye Salary: From £45,000 Practice Details Cinque Ports Rye

Cinque Ports Vets, founded in the 1930s, is a well-equipped, multi-site, small animal primary care practice servicing the Kent and Sussex area. The branch at Rye has ample parking facilities and also offers an ambulance service for transporting vets between branches and to our main hospital which is also a VetsNow site.
The Cinque Ports team is friendly and dedicated to pet wellbeing. Cinque Ports Vets provides routine primary care services, emergency care 24-hours a day, 365 days a year providing continuity in cases and patient care.  We offer keyhole surgery, laser therapy and acupuncture treatments.

The village of Rye in East Sussex was originally a fishing town and then part of Normandy and steeped in history.  It provides a feeling of seclusion but is easily accessible by road, rail or sea if you wish.  The local harbour is a nature reserve and you can enjoy a taste of coastal life whilst still being connected to London and further afield with ease.


Your role and responsibilities 

Are you looking to join an experienced team, along with a rota that allows a good work-life balance?

Would you like the ability to work cases up to a high standard with a busy caseload?


  • 4 day week with a 1:4 Saturday rota
  • Full-time and part-time applications considered
  • No Out of Hours (OOH) rota
  • Some sole charge may be required within this role

We are seeking a Vet to join our Rye branch in East Sussex which boasts great facilities including two theatres, laparoscopy, ultrasound and x-ray. We are a well-equipped branch with a fantastic team of Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVN’s) and practice support Associates. You will be supporting our local community who rely on this RCVS accredited branch for the upkeep of their pet's well-being.

If you have a passion for high clinical standards and patient care whilst also providing a vital service to a close community we would love to speak with you.



  • Generous holiday allowance of up to 5 weeks (pro-rata) plus a day for your birthday
  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Enhanced equal parental leave and sick pay
  • Shared rota of surgeries and consults
  • All the usual equipment including doppler ultrasound, digital x-ray including dental x-ray, monitoring equipment and in-house lab
  • Professional membership fees paid (RCVS,VDS,BVA)
  • Discount for your own animals
  • Generous CPD allowance encouraged to certificate level
  • Relocation package


Part of an amazing global family 

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS. 

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. 

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates. 

To apply, please complete the quick application form below. Alternatively, for more information please contact Paige on [email protected] or call 07708478484.

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