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Head Vet - Ark Veterinary Clinic

Practice Site:
  • Ark (Burgess Hill)

At Ark Veterinary Group we have a range of facilities and equipment which is maintained to a high standard to ensure that we are able to provide the best possible care. We encourage our staff to develop their skills and we take care to provide them with the support they need. Our branches are situated in easily accessible sites in Burgess Hill and Hassocks.

The Ark Veterinary Group has an exciting new vacancy for Head Vet to join our team. We are a two branch practice based in Burgess Hill and Hassocks, with excellent links to Gatwick and Brighton.

We are seeking someone with great clinical skills in surgery and medicine, ideally with prior management experience. This role would involve direct line managing of three other vets and would report to the Senior Practice Director. Our candidate would be looking to take the next step forward in their career to help grow our clinical side, and support the management team with clinical governance and working towards our PSS assessment and further awards.

We have a great supportive team at the group, with a Head nurse managing a team of RVN', SVN's and patient care assistants. You will also work closely with the Senior Practice Director and Practice Administrator. Our practice boasts a loyal client base, with a high proportion of clients on our Healthy Pet Club.

This role includes administration work as part of management of the vet's team including rotas, and time will be allocated for this accordingly. This is primarily a clinical role leading the clinical team with the Head Nurse on a day to day basis.

Our rota comprises of no OOH work, and Saturdays on rota. In return we can offer excellent work life balance, including part time or flexible work if needed, as well as:

  • Competitive salary dependant on your experience
  • Bonus scheme
  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays
  • Buy/Sell holiday scheme – purchase another 2 weeks of annual leave
  • Generously encouraged and fully funded CPD – abundant opportunities within the business aided by internal and external development courses and programmes
  • Access to our ShareSave scheme – giving you the opportunity to purchase shares in our business
  • Industry leading maternity/paternity/adoption pay
  • Pension scheme – automatic enrolment and completely hassle free
  • Colleague discount on pet products and treatments including free consults, cost price drugs and a discount to our online pharmacy, Animed.
  • A range of other benefits such as Cycle to Work, Gymflex, Perkbox and more.


Head Vet / Veterinary Surgeon / Small Animal Vet / Lead Vet 

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Ark (Burgess Hill)
275 London Road, Burgess Hill, United Kingdom, RH15 9QU
  • Salary:
    Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
  • Practice:
    Ark Veterinary Clinic
  • City:
    Burgess Hill
  • Job Type:
    Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Employment Type:
  • Application Closing Date:
    31 July 2020
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