Copthorne Vets are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic small animal veterinary surgeon to join our friendly team.

This is a 12-month temporary post starting in March 2022. You will be working a 4 day week, one weekend in four (currently Saturday 8.30 am – 3.00 pm), and supported by a dedicated OOH service. Part-time will also be considered with participation in the weekend rota.

We are an established and proudly independent small animal, first opinion, busy practice, with lovely clients who wish to provide their pets with the best possible care. You will join our team of four vets, including certificate holders in anaesthesia, behaviour, surgery, and medicine, three qualified nurses, three student nurses, two receptionists, and a practice manager.

The practice has full operating, hospitalisation, and diagnostic facilities including a dedicated theatre, large prep room, separate dog/cat wards, digital radiography, MPM, doppler ultrasonography, endoscopy, and an excellent in-house lab for blood work and microscopy. We also have visiting specialists in orthopaedics, ultrasonography, cardiology, and soft tissue surgery and have RCVS accreditation.

Our team works hard together to deliver outstanding care to our patients and clients, with a personal, honest, and sympathetic approach. The successful candidate will encompass these values, be motivated and ambitious, have excellent communication skills, and strive to always be their best. As a practice we are committed to looking after our team, actively encouraging and supporting career development.

Please email our Practice Manager, Corinne George, if you would like further details: