Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon Forest Row, East Sussex Medivet Forest Row Full Time, Permanent

About us

Building the best place to work in the veterinary industry is creating exceptional opportunities for people like you.

Here, you won’t just be part of the team, you’ll be part of our nationwide family. We’ve built a network of more than 400 practices with more than 20 state-of-the-art 24-hour centres that are all home to a family of professionals who provide a high standard of care. You won’t just help to deliver care, you’ll deliver exceptional care for your patients and clients. And you’ll do it all supported by your colleagues and some of the best training and development in the industry.

The role

Due to growth and expansion we have a rare and exciting opportunity for hospital vet to join our well-equipped, supportive and dynamic team at our Forest Row 24-hour Hospital. 

You will be in charge of a busy, interesting and varied caseload that has a strong following of lovely loyal clients.

For our hospital vet, the ideal candidate would have at least 2 years experience that is comfortable with medical and surgical cases, a certificate holder would be advantageous but is not essential. Excellent communication with the rest of the team is required.

Your pattern of work will be Monday- Friday with no weekends or on-call to ensure continuity of care to the inpatients is provided. We have an extremely caring nursing team that always go the extra mile for their patients.

There is a comprehensive package of up to £70,000 on offer for this position. 


Key accountabilities

Provide high quality in-patient care to a variety of medical and surgical hospital patients

To communicate with clients regarding their animals care

To ensure detailed handovers are given between teams

Ensuring the patient has been priced correctly and clinical notes are clear and accurate

Attend and lead ward rounds with clinicians and the nursing team

Skills and experience

Must be RCVS registered with minimum 2-3 years experience UK or UK equivalent

Able to build strong and trusting relationships with clients

Excellent verbal and written communication

Comfortable with medical and surgical cases

Highly organised and ability to multi-task

Adaptable in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

Collaborative team working


Forest Row 24h is a hospital led by Veterinary Surgeon and partner Alex Selles Llorens along side 3 assistant vets, 3 night vets and headed up by a strong nursing and client care team. Special interests include regenerative medicine, oncology and surgery.

Our friendly team has one goal: to provide truly exceptional care. Our spacious and purpose-built practice offers a wide range of services, excellent facilities, and plenty of off-road parking. A beautiful spacious practice set in the desirable Forest Row village, East Sussex close to East Grinstead Town.

Job number: VET01691