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Jobs and training

We have over 50 permanent members of staff and are growing fast. We often have vacancies for both permanent and locum opportunities. We are a recognised nurse training centre however we only have a very limited number of trainees on the 3 ­year course at any one time.

Unfortunately, we are unable to take work placements, however, we would be happy to show you around. If you would like a tour of the hospital please contact our reception team to discuss this further.

We’re hiring – come join our team!

New Priory Vets Brighton is an independent hospital with an excellent reputation with some of the most modern equipment available including CT, advanced ultrasound, laparoscopy and intensive care facilities. Our Brighton hospital is officially recognised RCVS Hospital Standard and Emergency Provider, the highest level of accreditation available.

We pride ourselves on giving outstanding care to clients and their pets. Our staff are sympathetic, dedicated, highly trained and very supportive of each other. We provide tailored individual care not generic treatment, and combine a traditional veterinary practice pedigree within modern veterinary medicine, in sickness and in health. We allow more time for consults than many practices to ensure that you can give the proper level of care to animals ­ the care you would want for your pet!

We’re looking to recruit passionate individuals who not only love animals but who are conscientious with strong organisation and prioritisation skills, excellent clinical and communication skills.

In return we can provide you with an opportunity to work in a friendly & supportive environment. Additionally for the right candidate we offer a welcome bonus (for direct applicants), salary based on skills, experience & knowledge (& bonuses for some positions), pension, enhanced sickness provision, employee assistance programme, annual leave entitlement which increases with service, on­site or nearby free parking, accommodation support may be given  (where required). We are committed to individual’s training and development and supporting our employees long term, and this has recently been further strengthened through the recent recruitment of two managers in HR and Systems & Finance. Excellent location near The South Downs, the Sea & City of Brighton.

Please see our current vacancies below if you want the opportunity to work within a progressive working environment for a hospital that is committed to its staff and prides itself on good communication with clients and referring veterinary surgeons.

When you see a role that interests you, please cite which when you send us your CV and a cover letter that includes your salary expectations and why you feel you are suitable for the role to juliehr@new­-priory.com (please only apply if you have the right to work in the UK).


Veterinary Surgeons

Fancy sunny South Coast living? Love working in a busy hospital environment? Or may be building up and managing a brand new clinic is more you thing?

We are a highly reputable privately owned practice who are proud to have been part of the Brighton community since 1975. We treat our team, patients and clients with honesty, fairness, compassion and professionalism and are dedicated to providing veterinary care for our patients which is second-to-none.

We are offering you the opportunity to work in a flagship hospital with a 24/7 multi-disciplinary team including specialist onsite referrals, a highly dedicated PETS team, plus access to a wide range of specialist equipment. Our Practice also has a great family-oriented feel, Directors based onsite and an approachable management team.

We are looking for 2 passionate clinicians to help grow and develop our GP team and client base. If you are comfortable with both medicine and surgery, are great at communicating, love your job with a desire to deliver excellent customer care and a premium service, then we want to talk to you! Email Juliehr@new-priory to discuss further.

RCVS Emergency Service Clinic

RCVS Small Animal Practice

RCVS Small Animal Hospital