East Grinstead: 01342 327 799 Edenbridge: 01732 868 680 Horley: 01293 782684

Careers at Portland Vets

Portland Vets is an independent Small Animal veterinary practice with three locations in East Grinstead, Edenbridge, and Horley, providing first opinion and referral services.

We are extremely proud to be the only remaining independent veterinary practice in East Grinstead and Forest Row, and have every intention of keeping our independence.

We employ a team of experienced and skilled staff across all branches and are always keen to hear from local professionals interested in a career with Portland Vets, even if there isn’t a position available; we enjoy meeting candidates and discussing the possibilities for the future.

All job opportunities will be posted on our current vacancies page and on our Facebook page.

Should you wish to contact us to show your interest in joining the Portland family, please do email our practice manager: valerie@portlandvets.co.uk

Current vacancies


Why work with Portland Vets

Joining the Portland Vets team means joining our close-knit family – we truly care about the people we work with.

We offer our team a comfortable and friendly working space in a supportive environment. We encourage everyone to grow in their role through funded CPD or in-house training. We enjoy having innovative and forward-thinking colleagues with a passion for great service. You will be working in a team with a collective experience of over 110 yrs in veterinary medicine!

There are opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career at Portland Vets. Employees have the opportunity to experience a funded once in a life time trip to Africa. Our workplace culture is described in our Mission Statement below:

Our Mission Statement

We provide tailored, individual care to each of our patients by:

  • Having skilled and experienced clinical staff with up to date knowledge and varied areas of interest
  • Prioritising preventative healthcare and animal wellbeing
  • Investing in modern equipment and facilities
  • Offering a wide range of treatment options

We meet the needs of our clients by:

  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Holding consultations by appointment throughout the day
  • Being transparent with our fees
  • Creating an open, friendly atmosphere that enables effective communication

We nurture our workplace culture of compassion, respect and balance by:

  • Mentoring and building strong relationships
  • Empowering staff to work proactively and creatively
  • Talking openly about wellbeing and mental health
  • Focusing on job crafting and career development


Excellent facilities, training & benefits

All three of Portland Vets’ surgeries are exceptionally well-equipped for a wide range of pet treatments, care and procedures. We continually invest in state-of-the-art facilities and equipment and in staff training and development, so that we can provide an unrivalled, top quality service. At our main surgery on Portland Road in East Grinstead, we also provide an out of hours emergency service to our clients and 24-hour close monitoring & care on weekdays.

Plus, we offer our staff an excellent benefits package:

  • Generous CPD allowance
  • RCVS membership
  • Staff discount and fixed insurance excess contribution
  • 5 weeks holiday
  • Workplace pension
  • Staff uniform


If you’d like to join our friendly and supportive team, check out our current vacancies.

Current vacancies


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