Current job vacancies from across the XLVets community of independent veterinary practices in England, Scotland and Wales. The XLVets community is a mixture of Small Animal, Farm Animal, Equine and Mixed Practices with job opportunities for graduate veterinary surgeons, experienced veterinary surgeons, registered veterinary nurses (RVN), operations and support staff. Kickstart your veterinary career by searching for supportive 2024 graduate vet jobs in the UK using our search filters.

Experienced Farm Vet at Bishopton Veterinary Group, York, North Yorkshire

Are you an experienced, energetic and enthusiastic farm vet? Would you enjoy living in or near the delightful city of York and being part of a thriving, independently-owned practice?

Based at Bishopton York, we are looking for a farm animal vet with a passion to integrate with the local farming community. We have a good mix of beef, dairy and sheep clients who we aim to provide with first class proactive veterinary support. The growing workload is...

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Procurement Support Executive at XLVet UK Ltd, North Shields, Tyne and Wear

Core Purpose

To support the veterinary medicines procurement function of XLVets to deliver efficient and effective service to the membership. 

Organisational overview

XLVets is a membership organisation made up of independently owned veterinary practices across the UK, that work together to achieve the highest standards of veterinary care. The XLVets vision is that by working together we can achieve so much more. The...

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Graduate Farm Vet at Marches Farm Vets, Leominster, Herefordshire

An exciting opportunity for a new graduate vet to join our team of three vets, including one certificate holder, supported by a ATT/Trainee Veterinary Technicians and dedicated administration staff. The practice has two offices (Leominster and Ludlow), including in house examination facilities, and our area of cover is restricted to within forty minutes of a central point, to allow case continuity and avoid long hours spent...

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Experienced Farm Vet at Marches Farm Vets, Leominster, Herefordshire

An exciting opportunity for an experienced farm vet to join our team of three vets, including one certificate holder, supported by a ATT/Trainee Veterinary Technicians and dedicated administration staff. The practice has two offices (Leominster and Ludlow), including in house examination facilities, and our area of cover is restricted to within forty minutes of a central point, to allow case continuity and avoid long hours spent driving between calls.

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Experienced Small Animal Vet at Broad Lane Vets, Coventry

ABOUT US
All of our vets (whether a recent graduate or 30 years qualified) receive support tailored to their needs, along with a fantastic package of benefits. Mentoring is moulded to the individual's needs, with practical in-house scanning sessions, theatre scrub-ins, monthly clinical club discussion groups, or just regular one-to-one chats.

Our team of 15 vets includes several Certificate holders (along with a wealth of experience) covering imaging, surgery, medicine,...

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Graduate Small Animal Vet at Broad Lane Vets, Coventry

ABOUT US

All of our vets (whether a recent graduate or 30 years qualified) receive support tailored to their needs, along with a fantastic package of benefits. New grads have a designated VetGDP Adviser for the day-to-day, along with access to the well-regarded XLVets Small Animal Graduate Development Programme. Mentoring for more experienced grads is moulded to the individual's needs, with practical in-house scanning sessions, theatre scrub-ins, monthly clinical club...

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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon (Consulting-only) at Kings Veterinary Centre, Syston and Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

We are a privately owned, independent mixed practice seeking an additional CONSULTING ONLY Small Animal Vet to join our expanding team.

This position is open to applicants looking for both full time or part time opportunities and would involve working within our branches in Syston and Melton Mowbray. This is a great flexible working position as hours could easily be worked around the school day. The diary is always adjusted to make way for important appointments,...

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Experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon at Kings Veterinary Centre, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

We are a privately owned, independent mixed practice seeking an additional experienced small animal vet to join our expanding team at our practice in Melton Mowbray.

A keen interest in surgery would be advantageous – preferably a surgical certificate holder or keen to undertake one

As a practice we strive to combine the provision of exceptional, bespoke care with progressive current best practice in veterinary medicine. Our clinical club meetings are a great...

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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon at Kings Veterinary Centre, Syston, Leicestershire

We are a privately owned, independent mixed practice seeking an additional experienced small animal vet to join our expanding team at our practice in Syston.

As part of our continued growth we are seeking an additional experienced veterinary surgeon to join the team at Syston where we have recently achieved general practice status through the RCVS practice standards scheme. 

Certificates are encouraged and fully funded as our clients would much prefer an...

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Experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse at Kings Veterinary Centre, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our expanding independent practice in Melton Mowbray – full or part time 

Having outgrown our current premises in Melton Mowbray, we are moving to a brand-new veterinary hospital and are seeking an additional RVN to join the team.

We welcome applications from candidates who are keen to be involved in all aspects of small animal veterinary nursing, bringing new ideas and...

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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon (Consulting-only) at Rutland Vets, Leicestershire

We are a privately owned, independent mixed practice seeking an additional CONSULTING ONLY Small Animal Vet to join our expanding team.

This position is open to applicants looking for both full time or part time opportunities and would involve working within our branches in Uppingham, Oakham, Market Harborough and Corby. This is a great flexible working position as hours could easily be worked around the school day as well as school holidays. The diary is always...

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Head Veterinary Surgeon at Rutland Vets, Uppingham, Leicestershire

We are an expanding, privately owned independent mixed practice seeking an experienced, ambitious Head Small Animal Vet to manage and oversee the day-to-day clinical case load and business operations at our practice in Uppingham.

Offering support and leadership to your colleagues along with mentorship to our graduates, you would strive to combine the provision of exceptional, bespoke and affordable care with progressive current best practice in veterinary medicine. ...

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Registered Veterinary Nurse at Rutland Vets, Market Harborough, Rutland

This is an opportunity for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our Market Harborough branch!

We are seeking an additional RVN to join our expanding team at Market Harborough on a full time basis. We welcome applications from candidates who are keen to be involved in all aspects of small animal veterinary nursing, bringing new ideas and motivation to the current close-knit team.

A number of our RVNs are certificate holders; we actively encourage and fund...

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Head Registered Veterinary Nurse at Rutland Vets, Market Harborough, Rutland

We are seeking an experienced Head RVN to join our team at Market Harborough on a full-time basis.

We are looking for an individual with strong leadership skills, who is flexible, reliable and able to work well within the team. They must be a positive and supportive leader to their colleagues and team whilst actively promoting and developing the practice.

We welcome applications from candidates who are keen to be involved in all aspects of small animal veterinary nursing...

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Registered Veterinary Nurse at Rutland Vets, Priors Hall, Corby

This is an opportunity for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our expanding team at Priors Hall!

We welcome applications from candidates who are keen to be involved in all aspects of small animal veterinary nursing, bringing new ideas and motivation to the current close-knit team.

A number of our RVNs are certificate holders; we actively encourage and fund these. In addition to a generous personal CPD allowance, we hold regular in-house CPD days for the...

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Registered Veterinary Nurse (Night Nurse) at Rutland Veterinary Centre, Uppingham, Rutland

This is an opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join the night team at our Uppingham practice

We are an INDEPENDENT mixed practice seeking an experienced and dedicated night nurse for our practice in the bustling market town of Uppingham in Rutland. We are proud to say that we have recently achieved hospital status at our Uppingham practice and as such are expanding our team.

You should feel comfortable working sole charge, be enthusiastic,...

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Graduate Small Animal Vet at Fenton Vets, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

Why will this be a great opportunity for you?

  • £35k salary
  • Accommodation provided
  • 4.5 day week
  • Structured support program, including 8 days of external CPD
  • No on-call after 10pm
  • 12-month contract
  • On completion of this program, we guarantee you will be a better-skilled general practice vet.

We will have given you the opportunity for:

  • Development of competent surgical...
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Graduate Farm Vet at Shepton Vets, Shepton Mallet, Somerset

Would you like to be part of a progressive, proudly independent, XLVets practice that is over 100 years old with exciting expansion plans?

Shepton Vets is in the heart of Somerset at the foothills of the Mendips, yet only 30 minutes from Bristol and Bath. We work with over 100 dairy clients (plus beef, sheep and small holdings) striving to provide an excellent service through routine visits and herd health work.

The successful candidate will be good at working...

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Approved Tuberculin Tester (ATT) at Farm First Veterinary Services, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

What is an Approved Tuberculin Tester: Approved Tuberculin Testers (ATTs) are Animal Health para professionals with the authority to carry out statutory TB skin testing of cattle. ATT’s will be trained and work under the supervision of an Approved Veterinary Supervisor

Candidate requires the following:

  • Minimum age of 18 years.
  • Identification and basic DBS security checks.
  • Minimum academic requirement is either:
    • Three GCSEs or...
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Night Nurse at Shepton Vets, Shepton Mallet and Wells, Somerset

Shepton and Wells Vets is a busy, first opinion, Small Animal Practice based in Shepton Mallet and Wells, Somerset. We are proud to be an independent practice with a team of 11 Vets and 12 qualified Nurses.

We have seen rapid growth over the last few years and are looking to recruit another Registered Veterinary Nurse to work nights to support our growing practice. Shift patterns will be 5 nights on, and 10 nights off. However, this can be negotiable. Scheduled on a rota basis to...

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Farm Veterinary Solutions

Senior Farm Veterinary Surgeon at Farm Veterinary Solutions, Market Harborough and Uppingham, Rutland

Our busy farm practice is looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join the team.

Our team of farm vets and support staff including Vet Techs and ATT’s, operate across the picturesque Leicestershire and Rutland countryside.

Our ideal candidate would have a keen interest in beef and sheep flock health, as we are looking to further develop our services in these areas. Plus the self-motivation and leadership qualities required to drive plans for an exciting new branch...

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Experienced Small Animal Vet at Friars Moor Veterinary Clinic, Sturminster Newton, Dorset

Veterinary Surgeon | North Dorset | Full (4-day week) or part-time position available / up to £80,000

Are you a dedicated and experienced small animal vet looking for a fulfilling role in an independent practice? 

Located amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Blackmore Vale in North Dorset, the clinic serves pets and their owners across Dorset, Wiltshire, and Somerset. Branches are located in...

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Farm Vet at Hook Norton Veterinary Group, Banbury, Oxfordshire

About Us

At Hook Norton Veterinary Group, we pride ourselves on being a trusted and longstanding independent practice, offering dedicated care for farm, small animal, and equine throughout the picturesque Cotswolds and beyond. Our flagship tier-3 RCVS accredited Hospital, located on the outskirts of Hook Norton, serves as the cornerstone of our Practice, complemented by three additional branches in the surrounding area. As...

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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon at Midshire Veterinary Group, Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Midshire Veterinary Group is a long-established, thriving, independent practice. We are based in the historic county of Warwickshire; close to the centre of England, we have fantastic transport links to the rest of the UK.

We have an experienced, supportive team of Vets and RVN’s, further supported by front-of-house teams and management. As an independent practice, we take the support of our veterinary staff very seriously – at present, of our 14 vets, three are enrolled as VetGDP...

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Experienced and Graduate Small Animal Vets at Millcroft Veterinary Group, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Millcroft Veterinary Group is a fiercely independent, six-centre, mixed practice in the western Lake District. We currently have opportunities for both experienced and new graduate vets to join our friendly 27 vet team in a range of working patterns.

Millcroft Veterinary Group is a member of XLVets, a community of independently owned veterinary practices.

Our independence means there are genuine opportunities for business ownership and we are ...

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Graduate Small Animal Vet at Capontree Veterinary Centre, Cumbria and Scottish Borders

Capontree is proud of its reputation in providing the highest quality of personalised, holistic care to the pets of Cumbria, Northumberland and the Borders of Scotland. Due to continued expansion, we are seeking a forward-thinking, confident new graduate to join our friendly and committed team.

We are a 3-branch, 14-vet modern RCVS Tier 2 nurse training practice with an emphasis on dedicated and personal care. We are well-equipped, including digital radiography...

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Graduate Mixed/Farm Vet at Capontree Veterinary Centre, Cumbria and Scottish Borders

Capontree is proud of its reputation in providing the highest quality care to the farms of Cumbria, Northumberland and the Borders of Scotland. Due to continued expansion, we are seeking a forward-thinking, confident and experienced full-time mixed/farm veterinary surgeon to join our friendly and committed team.

We are a 14-vet modern RCVS Tier 2 practice covering three sites at Brampton, Longtown and Haltwhistle. We work to achieve a happy...

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Small Animal Vet at Oakhill Veterinary Centre, Preston, Lancashire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a small animal veterinary surgeon to join our proudly independent practice in Preston, Lancashire.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM THE ROLE

A diverse and rewarding role where you’ll see a great mix of both routine and emergency medical and surgical cases, meaning no two days are the same. We can tailor the role around you. There is the possibility for consult-only roles, dedicated operating days and structured...

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Mixed Veterinary Surgeon at D S McGregor & Partners, Thurso and Wick, Scottish Highlands

We are looking for a vet keen to pursue a career in mixed practice with a friendly and supportive team of 19 vets in the Scottish Highlands. We are an independent, genuinely mixed practice and the home of the popular TV series ‘The Highland Vet.’ Although the role can be flexible and individual interests pursued, a vet with an enthusiasm for farm animal work would be particularly suitable. A typical day starts with a cup of tea and a team meeting at 8:45am and when not on call you will...

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Animal Nursing Assistant (Zero Hours) at Hook Norton Veterinary Group, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Ever thought about working for a Vets but don't know where to start? Then this could be the role for you…..

ABOUT US
We are a large veterinary practice, privately owned by 6 Directors and with over 100 permanent employees. Our main site is a Hospital which looks after smaller animals such as dogs, cats, rabbits etc…open 24 hours a day/7 days per week. It’s similar to a human hospital/gp surgery where patients come in for regular check ups and vaccinations,...

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Veterinary Nursing Assistant at Hook Norton Veterinary Group, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Job Role
We take pride in our role as a training practice. With our recent success in having our students qualify as Registered Veterinary Nurses, we are excited to be inviting applications for our next intake. We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to join us as Veterinary Nursing Assistants, with the opportunity to pursue their ambition of becoming qualified Veterinary Nurses.
 
Successful applicants will join us on a 1-year contract...
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Large Animal or Mixed Vet at Honddu Vets, Brecon, Powys

We are looking for a large animal vet, or a mixed vet with a large animal bias to join our 11 vet team here in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Honddu Vets is a mixed practice, located in Brecon itself, so a beautiful part of the world to live and work in. We are a mixed practice covering our own out of hours with a dedicated TB tester, and a mixed age group of friendly, tea and cake loving vets - some of which do mixed work, some with a bias towards small or large animal work...

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Night Registered Veterinary Nurse at Hook Norton Veterinary Group, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Night RVN – Independent Practice 

Can you have it all?……The answer is yes you can!

Join our experienced night team on a favourable working pattern of 5 nights on (Monday to Friday) followed by 9 nights off, allowing for ample time to not only recharge your batteries but also to pursue your passions outside of work, giving you an excellent work-life balance! We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional care to our patients and have invested in a dedicated night...

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Experienced Large Animal Vet at Larkmead Vets, Cholsey, South Oxfordshire

Larkmead is a progressive and supportive independent practice, seeking an experienced large animal vet to join our team.

Our Oxfordshire-based practice provides a professional and knowledgeable service to a wide variety of forward-thinking, engaged clients. We are fiercely independent, and our staff are integral to providing a service that clients value and trust.

This role would suit a vet that is proactive, reliable, and keen to be part of a sociable and friendly team. A...

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Farm Vet at ProStock Vets, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Prostock is a rapidly expanding, progressive and forward-thinking farm-only practice. Our base is in Carmarthen, with branches in Cardigan, Lampeter, Gorseinon and Llangadog. Carmarthenshire is easily accessible at the end of the M4, with the Brecon Beacons and the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast within easy reach, and the busy cities of Swansea and Cardiff both within an hour’s drive.

The team has a good cross-section of ages and experience to deal with...

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Small Animal Night Vet at Hook Norton Veterinary Group, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Can you have it all?……

The answer is yes you can!

Join our esteemed Night Vet Team on a favourable 1-week on, 2-weeks off working pattern allowing for ample time to recharge and pursue your passions outside of work.

We pride ourselves on delivering consistently high-quality care to our patients around the clock and have invested in a dedicated team of night vets and nurses to provide this. As a well-established, independent practice...

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2024 Graduate Farm Vet at ProStock Vets, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Prostock is a rapidly expanding, progressive and forward-thinking farm-only practice. Our base is in Carmarthen, with branches in Cardigan, Lampeter, Gorseinon and Llangadog. Carmarthenshire is easily accessible at the end of the M4, with the Brecon Beacons and the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast within easy reach, and the busy cities of Swansea and Cardiff both within an hour’s drive.

The team has a good cross-section of ages and experience to deal with...

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