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  • Veterinary Surgeon - Kingsnorth

Cinque Port Vets, Kingsnorth are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to join their dedicated and passionate team in Ashford, Kent.

Are you a Vet Surgeon looking to join a dynamic and progressive team?

Are you looking for a hospital environment with a busy caseload?

Cinque Ports Vets, founded in the 1930s, is a well-equipped, multi-site, small animal primary care practice servicing the Kent and Sussex area. We are looking for a further Vet to join us in providing the best care for our patients and clients. Someone with a surgical bias would be preferable to complement our current team, however, we are keen to talk with all Vets interested in developing their career with us. If you are keen to undertake (or currently are) a certificate, we would support and encourage this.


  • 4 day week with a 2:9 Saturday rota
  • Full-time and part-time applications considered
  • No OOH rota

Cinque Ports Vets provides routine primary care services, emergency care 24-hours a day, 365 days a year with VetsNow onsite providing continuity in cases and patient care. We offer keyhole surgery, laser therapy and acupuncture treatments. You will be supported by a full and experienced team of RVNs that carry out both nurse consults and vaccinations.

The village of Kingsnorth has an interesting and historical background featuring in the Domesday Book of 1086. Part of the Village is a designated conservation area making it a mixed rural and urban village with excellent local facilities and supporting infrastructure. With easy access to Ashford, Kingsnorth is an idyllic village location for those who need to travel locally or commute to London/Europe on a regular basis.

Package and benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance of up to 5 weeks (pro rata) plus a day for your birthday
  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Shared rota of surgeries and consults
  • All the usual equipment including Doppler ultrasound, digital x-ray including dental x-ray, monitoring equipment and in-house lab
  • Professional membership fees paid (RCVS,VDS,BVA)
  • Discount for your own animals
  • Generous CPD allowance, encouraged to certificate level
  • Relocation package

Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates. 

To apply:

If you are looking to work within a progressive team dedicated to providing the very best of healthcare and advice, please apply by sending a covering letter and a copy of your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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