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.

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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Experienced Farm Team Members in the Midlands

We are looking for experienced veterinary surgeons, qualified ATTs, practice managers and VetTechs who are interested in working in independent farm animal-only practices in the Midlands. For more information, please send your CV and a brief cover letter to gabrielle.davidson@xlvets.co.uk.

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

Friars Moor Veterinary Clinic is located in the beautiful Blackmore Vale in North Dorset, providing veterinary care in Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset, with branches in Sturminster Newton, Shaftesbury and Blandford.

We are offering an opportunity for an experienced, passionate small animal vet, committed to delivering an exceptional level of care to both patients and their owners, to join our proudly independent practice.

Prospects of future management role and part ownership...

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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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Farm Vet at Peakfield Farm Vets, Church Broughton, Derbyshire

A full-time opportunity is available for a motivated and enthusiastic farm vet to join our fantastic team.

We are a growing, independent farm animal practice serving dairy, sheep and beef farms across Derbyshire and Staffordshire. Our clients are at the heart of what we do, and we are proud of our reputation for quality, proactive veterinary care delivered with a friendly face.

We promote a healthy work-life balance, providing generous holiday allowance, time...

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Accounts Administrator at Hook Norton Veterinary Group, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Company Overview
HNVG is a well-established Veterinary Group, providing top-notch Small Animal, Equine & Farm veterinary care across a broad geographical area, with branches situated in Charlbury, Deddington, and Moreton-in-Marsh. As a reputable local employer deeply rooted in the communities we serve, we boast a team of over 110 permanent employees.
 
Job Purpose
The aim of this newly created position is to provide ...
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Graduate Pig Vet at Bishopton Veterinary Group, Ripon, North Yorkshire

We are excited to be offering an opportunity to join our Pig Team of four vets, dedicated to providing advice and support on health and production to our progressive pig producers across the North of England.

The role would suit a new or recent graduate with an interest in population medicine and its practical application on farm. Being a pig vet offers the chance to build long-term relationships with farmers and to be involved in all aspects of the pig sector as management, medicine...

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Small Animal Night Nurse at Shepton Veterinary Group, Shepton Mallet, 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 we are now looking to recruit a further Registered Veterinary Nurse to work nights, to support our growing practice.

Shift patterns will be 2-5 nights on, 10 nights off on a rota basis to include weekends and bank...

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Experienced Small Animal Vet at Kings Veterinary Centre, Syston and Melton Mowbray, Rutland

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

Currently seeking general practice status through the RCVS practice standards scheme, we anticipate further growth through the expansion of the building with 2 theatres, 5 consult rooms, imaging room, additional kennel space, larger cattery and prep.

Certificates are encouraged and...

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Small Animal Vet (Consulting Only) at Kings Veterinary Centre, Syston and Melton Mowbray, Rutland

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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Registered Veterinary Nurse (Part Time) at Kings Veterinary Centre, Syston, Rutland

This is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our expanding independent practice in Syston – 30 hours a week

Currently seeking general practice status through the RCVS practice standards scheme, we anticipate further growth through the expansion of the building with 2 theatres, 5 consult rooms, imaging room, additional kennel space, larger cattery and prep. As part of this growth we are seeking an additional RVN to join the team at Syston for 30 hours a...

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Registered Veterinary Nurse at Kings Veterinary Centre, Melton Mowbray, Rutland

This is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our expanding independent practice in Melton Mowbray

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 motivation to the current close-knit team.

A number of...

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Small Animal Vet at Rutland Veterinary Centre, Oakham, Rutland

We are a privately owned, independent mixed practice seeking an additional experienced Small Animal Vet to join our expanding team at our Oakham practice on a part-time basis – flexible hours

A keen interest in surgery would be advantageous.

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 way to discuss cases and exchange ideas,...

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Head Small Animal Vet at Rutland Veterinary Centre, Uppingham, Rutland

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 caseload 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. Previous leadership...

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Registered Veterinary Nurse (Part Time) at Rutland Veterinary Centre, 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 part time basis, flexible hours. 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...

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Registered Veterinary Nurse (Part Time) at Rutland Veterinary Centre, Priors Hall, Rutland

This is an opportunity for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our Priors Hall branch!

We are seeking an additional RVN to join our expanding team at Priors Hall on a part time basis, flexible hours. 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...

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Registered Veterinary Nurse at Rutland Veterinary Centre, Oakham, Rutland

This is an opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our Oakham branch – with Rutland Veterinary Centre being the only independent veterinary practice in Rutland, this is a really exciting role!

We are seeking an additional RVN to join our expanding team at Oakham 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...

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2024 Graduate Small Animal Vet at Scott Mitchell Veterinary Care, Hexham, Northumberland

As a newly graduated veterinary surgeon, you’ll have imagined your first job in a modern and well-equipped independent small animal practice, where you’ll be supported by highly experienced and highly regarded colleagues. A place where your Day 1 skills are developed by an industry-leading New Graduate Programme and where you feel valued and nurtured as an important member of a team delivering the highest quality 24-hour care to sick animals.

You may have imagined that practice to be...

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Equine Vet at Paragon Veterinary Group, Newbiggin, Cumbria

Have you ever wanted to work in the Lakes but thought there were no horses?

Due to the expanding workload Paragon Veterinary Group is looking for an equine vet to join their friendly and growing ambulatory team of vets, supported both in the clinic and on the road by 3 experienced equine technicians. 

Paragon Veterinary Group is an independently owned veterinary practice and an active member of XLVets. The equine team...

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Farm Animal Vet at Drove Farm Vets, Swindon, Wiltshire

100% FARM ANIMAL POSITION IN WILTSHIRE

New Year, New Challenge for 2024?!

We are looking for a 2-3 year experienced Farm Vet to join our pro-active team.

Fantastic opportunity to join a young, friendly, progressive team of 6 farm vets and 4 TB testers/ATT’s. We are passionate about farming and are committed to developing and expanding the range of services that we offer to our clients.

We are looking for an...

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Registered Veterinary Nurse at St Boniface Veterinary Clinic, Crediton, Devon

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and compassionate Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our dedicated team at our thriving veterinary practice. As a Registered Veterinary Nurse, you will play a vital role in providing exceptional care to our animal patients and supporting our veterinary team in delivering outstanding service to our clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting veterinarians during consultations, surgeries, and other medical procedures...
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Night Veterinary Nurse at St Boniface Veterinary Clinic, Crediton, Devon

We are seeking a friendly Night RVN to join our dynamic, friendly team, with a minimum of 2 years of experience.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have good organisational skills and be happy working alone.

We provide excellent in-patient care at our modern small practice. Benefiting from a dedicated OOH vet on site. No phones to answer.

Our proudly independent, mixed practice primarily focuses on small animals, with potential involvement in equine work as...

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2024 Graduate Mixed Vet at 3 Bridges Vets, Dunfermline, Fife

3 Bridges Vets is looking for a new mixed animal graduate veterinary surgeon! We are a proudly independent practice that opened in October 2022. We are based in Central Scotland, close to Edinburgh and Glasgow and overlooking the 3 Bridges across the firth of forth. We encourage - and our clients appreciate - the continuity of care we allow within the practice.

  • Purpose-built well-equipped small and large animal premises
  • Salary starting at £33,500
  • Company phone...
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Experienced Farm Animal 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 with clients, and...

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Registered Veterinary Nurse at Wallace Vets, Dundee and Angus

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £27,000 – £31,000 pro rata, depending on experience
Location: Working across Broughty Ferry, Carnoustie and Arbroath
Reference: RVN008 – Registered Veterinary Nurse

We are increasing our team of RVNs to meet clinical demand and a new way of working to offer around the clock care to pets.

Working a 4 day week and 1-in-7 weekends as part of our dedicated day team, the successful candidate...

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Experienced Small Animal Vet at Wallace Vets, Dundee and Angus

Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: Depending on Experience. Detailed below
Location: Broughty Ferry, Carnoustie, Arbroath
Reference: VS016 – Veterinary Surgeon

We’re looking for an awesome Vet to join our rotating day/night team.

We are a strongly independent small animal practice who have steadily grown in size.

Our amazing team have a strong ethos of client support and we have three hugely successful practices in the Scottish coastal towns of...

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2024 Graduate Small Animal Vet at Friars Moor Veterinary Clinic, Sturminster Newton, Dorset

Calling all 2024 graduates! Would you like to work for an independent practice? If so read on…

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our progressive, dedicated and friendly small animal team in the heart of the North Dorset countryside as a new graduate!

We have 3 newly well-equipped, branch surgeries with a growing client base. You would join our team of 10 vets and 9 RVN’s to help provide an excellent service to the local community. The successful...

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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon at St Boniface Veterinary Centre, Crediton, Mid Devon

We are seeking a friendly and team-focused Veterinary Surgeon with 2-5 years of experience. This is an excellent opportunity for career development and the pursuit of specific interests, whether they are clinically focused, mentoring and teaching junior colleagues, or supporting business development. Our proudly independent, mixed practice primarily focuses on small animals, with potential involvement in equine work as an advantage.

Located in beautiful mid Devon near Exeter, our...

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Ambulatory Equine Vet at Buckingham Equine Vets, Wicken, Milton Keynes

Are you looking to advance your veterinary career? Would you like to be part of a supportive friendly team? Is quality of life and a work-life balance important to you?

A vacancy has arisen for an equine vet ambulatory position at Buckingham Equine Vets. We are a close-knit team of 6 vets working to support one another and share the responsibilities and stresses of the busy professional. The practice is independently owned and hosts a purpose-built equine clinic just...

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Experienced Farm Animal Vet at Belmont Farm & Equine Vets, Hereford and Ledbury, Herefordshire

Are you looking to take the next step in your career as a progressive Beef and Sheep vet? We are looking for an experienced Beef and Sheep-focused vet to join our fantastic team.

Who we are
Belmont farm and equine vets is a forward-thinking, large animal practice with dedicated farm animal and equine teams, centred in the beautiful county of Herefordshire. We are in one of the most diverse and innovative farming areas in the UK. There is a...

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2024 Small Animal Graduate Vet at Shepton Veterinary Group, Shepton Mallet, Somerset

Shepton Vets is looking for a new graduate to join our friendly team of small animal vets. You will work a 4-day week (plus a supported 1:6-1:8 on-call rota) across both of our well equipped modern branches with in-house endoscopy, laparoscopy and dental radiography facilities. A sensibly managed diary will include 15-30mins consulting appointments plus regular breaks. Weekly ops days will give you the opportunity to get involved with interesting surgeries.

You will be supported by,...

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TB Coordinator at St Boniface Farm Vets, Crediton and Bude, Devon and Cornwall

We are a proudly independent mixed practice, seeking a motivated individual to join our team.

  • Required: +2 years administrative experience and agricultural experience would be advantageous.
  • This role could be based at either our Crediton or Bude Branch - occasional travel between branches will be required
  • Responsibilities include contacting clients to book in their TB tests and responding to their questions, whilst also communicating with APHA over any queries....
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Graduate Small Animal Vet at Friars Moor Veterinary Clinic, Sturminster Newton, North Dorset

Calling all new and recent graduates! Would you like to work for an independent practice? If so read on…

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our progressive, dedicated and friendly small animal team in the heart of the North Dorset countryside as a new graduate!

We have 3 newly well-equipped, branch surgeries with a growing client base. You would join our team of 10 vets and 9 RVN’s to help provide an excellent service to the local community. The...

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2024 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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Experienced Farm Vet at Haywood Farm Vets, Market Drayton, Shropshire

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced farm vet to join our expanding, independent farm practice in Shropshire.

Haywood Farm Vets is an independently-owned farm practice, covering local farms in the beautiful Shropshire, Cheshire and Staffordshire countryside. Our vision is to deliver a bespoke, personal veterinary service to our clients and provide outstanding, modern veterinary care to their farms.

We have a diverse range of clients, farms, and...

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Experienced Farm Animal Vet at Tyndale Vets, Dursley, Gloucestershire

Who are we?

Tyndale is a dedicated, farm-animal-only practice working with farmers across South West England and South Wales with consultancy all over the UK. Our practice, with its cutting-edge bovine IVF and ET facilities, can be found near Berkeley in beautiful, rural Gloucestershire - this is where our 11 vet, 5 TB tester team are based

We are proudly independent and are active members of XLVets. We are committed to practice growth and development and...

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Small Animal Graduate Programme 2024 at Larkmead Veterinary Group, Didcot, South Oxfordshire

Larkmead Vets is a privately owned Practice, based in South Oxfordshire, with locations in Cholsey, Didcot, Great Western Park, Benson, Sutton Courtenay & Wantage, with excellent links to the M4 and M40, with fast-track trains to London Paddington on our doorstep. Our full hospital facilities allow for career development in a wide range of disciplines with funded CPD and full support given.

The Graduate Programme has run for many years and is hugely successful, allowing a smooth,...

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Experienced Mixed, Farm or Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon at 3 Bridges Vets, Dunfermline, Fife

3 Bridges Vets are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon! 3 Bridges Vets is Fife’s newest mixed animal veterinary practice.

The aim of 3 Bridges Vets is to inspire change and forward movement within the veterinary industry. This opportunity gives you the chance to help shape this exciting new practice. Having only opened in October 2022, we have been blown away by the local community’s positive response and as such are looking for a new experienced vet to join the team...

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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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Farm Animal Vet at Daleside Veterinary Group, Wrexham, Wales

We are an independent 90% dairy practice on the beautiful North Wales/ Cheshire Border, providing a professional progressive service to our friendly family farm clients, without losing that personal touch! We are looking for a down-to-earth and enthusiastic livestock vet for 12 months maternity cover, to complement our close-knit friendly team.

  • Active health planning and preventative medicine part of everyday work
  • 1:4 on call rota, competitive package
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Mixed Veterinary Surgeon at Thrums Veterinary Group, Angus and Perthshire

Due to wanderlust, we are currently looking for a mixed animal veterinary surgeon with at least 1-2 years relevant clinical experience. We are Scotland’s largest independent practice celebrating our 75th anniversary this year, with a genuine mix of 60% small animal, 30% farm animal and 10% equine. As such we are able to offer the desired species balance to the successful candidate.

We believe in making sure our team have the best work/life balance as possible and are...

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Health and Safety Administrator at Bishopton Veterinary Group, Ripon, North Yorkshire

We are looking for a friendly and engaging Health and Safety Administrator to join our team in this exciting and integral new role. This position is 30 to 37.5 hours, four to five days a week. It is based at the Ripon surgery, but attendance at our other sites will be necessary to deliver and oversee health and safety responsibilities. The role involves the delivery of Health and Safety processes within an independent veterinary practice setting.

The successful...

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Consulting-only Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon at Rutland Veterinary Centre, 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, Melton Mowbray, Uppingham, Oakham, Market Harborough and Corby. This is a great flexible working position as hours could easily be worked around the school day. The...

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Clinical Director at Kings Veterinary Centre, Syston and Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

We are a privately owned, independent mixed practice seeking an experienced Small Animal Vet to work as a Clinical Director across our expanding practices in Syston and Melton Mowbray.

Offering support and leadership to the branch managers and your clinical 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...

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