Practice Number: 01825 766006


As a thriving new practice we are recruiting staff members for various positions all the time. Rachael, the company Director is particularly keen in providing continuing education for young people in the community and all the current nursing team members are in college studying for various further qualifications. If you are interested in becoming a veterinary nurse please forward your CV via email

If you are interested in meeting new people, like community spirit and enjoy providing excellent customer service you may wish to apply for a position with our reception team. Please email CVs to

We are an RCVS Approved Training Practice, which enables us to offer the clinical training and work experience needed to qualify as a veterinary nurse.

RCVS Accredited Practice

Work Experience

The Forest Vet is particularly keen to help people achieve their chosen careers. If you are interested in a career in Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary nursing please pop in and see us, get some more information and arrange a placement.

Rachael provides students with a nurturing learning environment and is keen on reinforcing concepts of clinical best practice in first opinion veterinary medicine.

For school pupils (ages 15years and above) we offer weekly work experience placements for those interested in a career in veterinary medicine or veterinary nursing. These placements may be part of the formal school work experince programme or arranged informally during school holidays.

We accept veterinary students here at The Forest Vet for Extra-Mural Studies (EMS) placements. During their time here students have the opportunity to observe and assist in many aspects of veterinary medicine and surgery.

Places are limited so early application is advisable via email to

Quote from a final year vet student:

"Being on placement at The Forest Vet has helped me to become more confident in practical skills and application of clinical knowledge. Rachael offers great opportunity to assist during surgery and reinforces developing a logical approach to clinical problem solving."

Latest news

Zone Days

Can't get to the vet? Take advantage of our village zone days where we give free of charge house visits:

Monday – Nutley, Danehill, Chelwood Gate
Tuesdays – Newick, Fletching, Piltdown
Fridays – Buxted, Fairwarp, Uckfield

Winter offers:

Senior Health Checks - £95

For November, December and January we have a special offer on senior health checks for all those over eight years of age. This includes a half hour consultation with one of our experienced vets, pain assessment, urinalysis, body condition analysis, dietary recommendations and a basic blood test.

Upcoming Events:

Autumn Talk: Tuesday 20th November

Join us for our Autumn Talk The Modern Day Veterinary Practice, from 7:00-9:00pm at The Chequers, Maresfield. There will be complimentary food and drinks available along with a quiz. Book in advance at the practice as spaces are limited.

Free PAT Temperament Assessments: We are now offering free temperament assessments for Pets As Therapy dogs and cats. For more information and to request you application pack visit