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  • Veterinary Surgeons - Lydd

Cinque Port Vets, Lydd, are seeking either two full-time Veterinary Surgeons or three part time to spearhead this branch within the Cinque Ports Group of practices.

Is work/life balance what you are looking for along with the ability to build and drive a team within a branch practice of a larger group?

Are you looking for a true community focused practice, with the luxury of referring your patients into the main hospital?


  • 4 days a week with 2:9 Saturday
  • No OOH
  • We are open to both part-time and full-time applications
  • We can be flexible regarding hours and are eager to speak with you regarding your ideals and requirements

We are looking for a team to work closely together to continue to provide the service that our clients are used to and deserve. This is a great branch with a balance of consulting and routine surgery as well as offering the opportunity to be part of this close community. If you are wanting to re-kindle the romance of veterinary work within a village setting, whilst enjoying shorter hours/part time work, this may well be the option for you.

Cinque Ports Vets, founded in the 1930s, is a well-equipped, multi-site, small animal primary care practice servicing the Kent and Sussex area. The Cinque Ports team is friendly and dedicated to pet wellbeing. Cinque Ports Vets provides routine primary care services, emergency care 24-hours a day, 365 days a year providing continuity in cases and patient care. We offer keyhole surgery, laser therapy and acupuncture treatments.

The town of Lydd enjoys rich heritage with tales of smuggling and military training, with a village feel. It boasts a vibrant, close knit community whilst also enjoying links to London and further afield, Europe. It holds cultural value whilst also enjoying areas of natural beauty as well as several local attractions.

Package and benefits

  • Flexible days to suit you with no OOH
  • 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, dental x-ray, monitoring equipment and in-house lab
  • Professional membership fees paid (RCVS,VDS,BVA) and 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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