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Night veterinary surgeon

Night veterinary surgeon

by Jackie Carter -
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Night Veterinary Surgeon (Hospital) – Coastway Vets – Brighton, East Sussex

Based at our large Brighton hospital this night role is focused on being part of our growing medicine and emergency team. Taking an active role in managing the large caseload we see from our branches and subscribing practices.

About us:

Large central Brighton hospital, with 5 fully equipped branch practices and covering OOH for multiple other practices in the Brighton area.

Our Brighton hospital has 8 consulting rooms, dedicated Cat, dog, exotic, isolation and day procedure wards. Three theatres, and prep areas, CT, dental suite and full inhouse lab with a dedicated lab technician.

Two dedicated hospital vets manage our hospitalised medical caseload daily, and work alongside two surgeons, separate exotics team and our small animal consulting vets. All supported by our fantastic nursing and support teams. Three night veterinary surgeons and nurses cover for our OOH.

Our team has multiple certificate holders and colleagues with a huge range of clinical interests and expertise, including referral services for orthopaedics, ophthalmology, advanced imaging, and exotics.

We are committed to continuing the further development of our team members, with ample opportunity for learning and development through dedicated in-house and external CPD.

Further information about our practice can be found in our flipbook:  

About the role:

  • 4 nights on 8 nights off
  • Working alongside ECC Night nurses and Animal Nursing Assistants
  • Opportunities to develop
  • VOTN support for triaging of calls
  • Fully staffed day team to manage day to day cases
  • Par-time working also considered.

We are looking for an experienced and approachable team player who has an active interest in Emergency and Critical Care.

In addition, you will receive: 

  • 6.6 weeks holiday per year, including Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part-time)
  • Opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • Enhanced sick, maternity, and paternity pay
  • RCVS and VDS fees covered, plus one other subscription
  • £1,750 towards CPD (more if a certificate holder) and 5 days leave
  • Employee discount
  • Pension scheme
  • Health Shield Scheme
    …and many other VetPartners benefits!

Salary of £52k – £65k depending on experience and qualifications (pro-rata for part-time).


To enquire about this role or to apply please email

or feel free to call us on 01273 692 257. We’d love to hear from you!