• Veterinary Surgeon

    Location: 6 St Anne's Road, Eastbourne Hours: Full time, Part time Practice: St Anne's Veterinary Group Eastbourne Salary: £35,000-£55,000 D.O.E. Practice Details St Anne's Veterinary Group Eastbourne

For over 70 years, we have been Eastbourne's largest veterinary practice, employing 10 Vets and 20 Veterinary Nurses. We are RCVS accredited, and our long-standing team are very passionate about our patients care. Continuity is something our clients appreciate, along with a quality service. We have separate dog, cat, rabbit, and isolation wards as well as having a partnership with VetsNow, who run an out of hours emergency service from our main surgery at St. Anne's Road.

We have an interesting caseload and work to a very high clinical standard with the aid of some fantastic equipment! Being located in Eastbourne, provides an opportunity for great lifestyle situated at the edge of the South Downs and by the beach so ideal for swimmers, paddle boarders and rowers! We are also close to Brighton and within easy reach of London.


Your roles and responsibilities

Are you looking to be part of a practice that promotes a good work/life balance?

This is a primary care, small animal role, where case continuity is encouraged. You will be working with a large clinical team with a supportive environment to discuss cases and work-ups – plus weekly vets meetings with lunch.

We are well equipped with video gastroscopy/bronchoscopy, dental radiography, tonopen, slit lamp, Mutiparameter monitors, blood gas analysis, EPOC and coagulation testing available in-house, plus all the usual toys. Peripatetic clinicians available for advanced scanning and endoscopy as well as on-site orthopaedic referral specialist.

We are a Vets Now host practice, therefore, there is no OOH and excellent overnight in-patient care. We have an exceptional nurse team who supports our vet team fully with case management.

Package and rota

  • Competitive salary package 35-55K depending on experience
  • Full-time and part-time applications considered
  • 4 day working week
  • 2 Saturdays and 1 Sunday in 8 weekend rota (3 day week following a working weekend and weekends are shorter days and half day Sunday).



  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • Relocation package available
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • CPD and certificate ambitions encouraged and supported with enhanced CPD funding
  • Staff discount on pet care
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced Equal Family leave for birth/adoption
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Recruitment rewards scheme

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone. For more information, https://www.linnaeusgroup.co.uk/about-us/health-and-wellbeing


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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