Veterinary Job Vacancies at XLVets Practices
Current job vacancies from across the XLVets community of independent veterinary practices in England, Scotland and Wales. XLVets Member Practices work collaboratively by sharing knowledge, experience, and skills to achieve excellence in veterinary practice and maintain the highest levels of customer care and animal welfare. The XLVets community is a mixture of Small Animal, Farm Animal, Equine and Mixed Practices with opportunities for graduate veterinary surgeons, registered veterinary nurses (RVN), experienced veterinary professionals, and operations and support staff.
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SA Experienced Vet
Due to an increase in our client base, we now have immediate opportunities for experienced and ambitious Small Animal Vet(s) to join our friendly team of 18 Small Animal Vets, 15 RVNs, 5 Student Nurses and 4 Care Assistants. We understand the need for a balance between work and home and consider applications for any part or full-time working pattern. The roles can be permanent or interim locum opportunities, as we are currently free of some IR35...
Would you like to be a part of a young and vibrant veterinary team, surrounded by beautiful beaches, charming pubs and breathtaking scenery? Now is your chance, as we are currently recruiting for a Farm Vet on the stunning Pembrokeshire Carmarthenshire border. This position is open to veterinary practitioners of all levels who are driven to succeed and provide second-to-none service across our practice.
Some of the perks that we provide include:
- A vehicle with an exciting...
Fancy a change from practice?
- BASED IN LANCASHIRE
- ZERO ON-CALL DUTIES & NO WEEKEND WORKING
- FLEXIBLE HOURS
- FULL OR PART-TIME AVAILABLE
- SCHOOL TERM-TIME CONTRACT CONSIDERED
- CLEAN & WARM WORKING CONDITIONS GUARANTEED!
Then why not join our Export Team?
The role focuses predominantly on the approval of Export Health Certificates (EHC) for products of animal origin, based in and...View Vacancy
Midshire Veterinary Group is a long established thriving independent practice. We are based in the market town of Nuneaton, 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. We work in a well-equipped environment including digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, TTA kit, extensive...View Vacancy
Farm First is a happy, progressive, independent farm practice. We are looking for an enthusiastic farm vet to replace one of our senior colleagues who is leaving for a job in academia after 13 years with us. Would you like to live in this beautiful area, with easy access to National Parks, stunning coastlines and the cities of Cardiff and Bristol? Our workload is an interesting mix of dairy, beef, and sheep, with camelids and smallholders for added variety. We are an 8-vet team with an...View Vacancy
We are an independent small animal practice based in West Sussex with three branches in East Grinstead, Edenbridge and Horley. We have an exciting opportunity for Head Nurse to join our forward-thinking and progressive practice, working at our Edenbridge branch in Kent.
Our team is made up of 5 vets (2 vets working on each day), 3 nurses (including one SVN), a team of 3 receptionists, and one full-time PCA.
- Use of nursing skills encouraged
- CPD allowance ...
We are an independent small animal practice based in West Sussex with three branches in East Grinstead, Edenbridge and Horley.
After 15 years of working for Portland Vets, our Head Receptionist is relocating leaving a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Veterinary Receptionist to join our front-of-house team. If you are a dynamic person with a passion for client care looking for a new challenge in a fantastic independent small animal practice, we are waiting to hear from you. We...View Vacancy
Do you have a passion for excellent customer service with good communication and organisational skills? We are a highly professional and caring team who work hard together to provide an outstanding service to our clients
We are looking for someone with the confidence, empathy and experience to join the team in maintaining our high standards of care and personal touch that we expect for our clients. You will greet clients, take calls, handle financial...View Vacancy
This is an increasingly unique practice that is fully committed to independent ownership providing us with the flexibility to deliver the high standard of patient and client care that we want to, each and every day.
Our practice values are Clinical excellence, Adaptability, Respect, Education and Sustainability.
We have a position available in our small animal department, which is based at our RCVS Hospital, ISFM Cat Friendly clinic in Ripon. The role involves all aspects of...View Vacancy
We are looking for a friendly, organised and people-oriented Client Care Assistant to join our team in the beautiful North Yorkshire city of Ripon. Bishopton Vets is a busy, well-equipped RCVS Hospital and ISFM Cat Friendly Accredited Practice. Our veterinary team includes RCVS Advanced
Practitioners in surgery, medicine and small animal practice and we have a visiting ophthalmologist, dermatologist, cardiologist, ultrasonographer and MRI scanner.
This is a full-time position...View Vacancy
Northvet Veterinary Group is a long-established vet practice in Orkney, a group of Islands just off the north coast of Scotland.
We are a 10 vet mixed practice with 3 branch surgeries. Our main branch is in Kirkwall where most of our small animal work takes place, we also have a branch open 3 times per week for consultations in Stromness and a branch for farm animal and equine work in Harray.
Located just off...
Connaught House Veterinary Group is a friendly, progressive, clinically driven, and proudly independent RCVS accredited veterinary group. Established for over 75 years, we have 4 branches across the West Midlands, Staffordshire, and Shropshire.
The RCVS accredited hospital, which has additional RCVS awards in diagnostic imaging and in-patient services offers exceptional clinical and client care. The practice is well equipped with a comprehensive in-...View Vacancy
Connaught House Veterinary Group is a friendly, progressive, clinically driven and proudly independent RCVS accredited veterinary group. Established for over 75 years, we have 4 branches across the West Midlands, Staffordshire and Shropshire.
The RCVS accredited hospital, which has additional RCVS awards in diagnostic imaging and in-patient services offers exceptional clinical and client care. The practice is well equipped with a comprehensive in-house...View Vacancy
We require an enthusiastic equine vet to join our small happy team, working on the borders of Staffordshire/ Shropshire/ Worcestershire. The right person is the most important factor, so we welcome applications from recent or experienced graduates. As we are independent there are no targets to be met or management pressure, we always put the horse first.
We have a loyal, pleasant, and varied client base and a good level of equipment. Excellent support and mentoring are offered.... View Vacancy
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. Somewhere 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.
Hospital Based, No OOH, Swindon.
An exciting opportunity exists for two new graduates to become part of our friendly, forward thinking team.
These positions are ideal for graduates who are keen to work with a growing team of great vets who have excellence in pet and client care at the heart of all they do. You will be working alongside independent owners that are passionate about creating an environment where patient care and our people are the...View Vacancy
Job satisfaction and a great work-life balance in the middle of cider country.
Come and join our ten-vet, proudly INDEPENDENT, and progressive small animal team here in Shepton & Wells Vets. We are passionate about serving and being an active part of our community, where clinical practice is conducted to a high level in a diverse range of areas.
Our practice is rapidly growing, and with a couple of our staff heading on maternity leave too, we are now looking for a new...View Vacancy
We have a vacancy for a full time RVN, 40 hours per week over 4 days, part time may be considered. There is also oncall, weekend and late evening working as part of this position.
We have excellent facilities including digital radiography, ultrasound and video endoscopy.
CPD is encouraged with an allowance of £350 per year, RCVS fees are also paid.
We take mental well being seriously and subscribe to an employee assistance programme.
To apply or for an informal...View Vacancy
Ongoing investment in our practice has created an exciting opportunity for an ambitious small animal vet to join our friendly, dedicated team.
We are looking for an enthusiastic small animal vet, with ideally 2 or 3 years experience, although all applicants will be considered.
There is some flexibility regarding full and part-time hours. We are proud to be a wholly independent and enthusiastic organisation that actively encourage and support further education, including to...
Come and join a friendly team, with a low staff turnover and a proven track record of employee support. We are a thriving multi-centre, independent practice based in a rural location on the edge of the beautiful South Downs. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with excellent communication skills. You will be willing to work as part of a team, taking responsibility for cases and working them up to a high standard. You must be self-motivated with a growth mindset and a...View Vacancy
Looking for pastures new? We have an exciting opportunity for a third vet to join our expanding, independent farm practice in Shropshire!
Haywood Farm Vets is a new, independently owned farm practice, covering local farms in the beautiful Shropshire 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...View Vacancy
FARM VET (PREDOMINANTLY BEEF AND SHEEP)
We pride ourselves on providing a second-to-none service for our farm clients. To keep up with demand, we are looking for an experienced farm vet to join our fantastic 4 vet team. We are a proudly independent 100% farm practice based in Northumberland, covering ‘Tyne to Tweed’. Our caseload is mainly beef and sheep, with some goat, smallholder, gamebird, and export certification work. The ethos of our young startup practice,...View Vacancy
We are looking for an OV to join our farm team to help us deliver our expanding TB testing and product export requirements. The amount of TB testing and Export work that you do will be dependent on the time of year, typically your time will be split between the two roles. We can however be flexible depending on your interests.
This is a brilliant opportunity to work for a progressive, independent practice in Somerset, only 30 minutes from Bristol and Bath. Our friendly farm team offer...View Vacancy
Why will this be a great opportunity for you?
- £30k salary
- Accommodation provided
- 4.5 day week
- Structured support program, including 10 day external CPD
- No on-call after 10pm
- 12-month contract
On completion of this program, we guarantee you will be a better-...View Vacancy
Calling all new graduates 2022! 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 in 2022.
We have 3 newly well equipped, branch surgeries with a growing client base. You would join our team of 9 vets and 10 RVN’s to help provide an excellent service to the local community. The...View Vacancy
Midshire Veterinary Group is a long-established thriving independent practice. We are based in the market town of Nuneaton, 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. We work in a well-equipped environment including digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, TTA kit, extensive...View Vacancy
The continued growth of our Practice means an opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and proactive colleague to join our existing team of 14 vets and wonderful support staff.
This will be a mainly ambulatory role and we are fortunate in that the Practice area extends over some of the most stunning scenery in the North West. We are based at Settle, in the Yorkshire Dales, and here our RCVS accredited premises have full surgical facilities. There are 2 further fully...View Vacancy
We have an exciting opportunity for a new graduate or recently qualified Small Animal Vet looking to expand and develop their skills within both a busy hospital and branch environment on a permanent basis. You will be joining a large, friendly, and dedicated team that will provide you with the support and mentoring you need to develop your career in a thriving practice.
With full mentoring and training, you will...View Vacancy
New Graduate Foundations of Mixed Practice Programme at Thrums Veterinary Group, Angus and Perthshire
We are delighted to open applications for our Foundations of Mixed Practice New Graduate programme, with opportunities for two vets. We are a proudly independent, genuinely mixed, moderate-sized practice, and as such we believe we can offer something truly unique to the recently graduated vet, taking their first steps into exploring their new career.
We are seeking two veterinary graduates enthusiastic about mixed practice, who want to explore their potential and who fit with our...View Vacancy
Job satisfaction and a great work-life balance in the middle of cider country
Come and join our ten vet, proudly INDEPENDENT and progressive small animal team here in Shepton & Wells Vets. We are passionate about serving and being an active part of our community, where clinical practice is conducted to a high level in a diverse range of areas.
Our practice is rapidly growing, and with a couple of our staff heading on maternity leave too we are now looking...View Vacancy
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Official Veterinarian to join our expanding Product Export Team here at Oakhill Vets.
The role is based from our practice in Goosnargh near Preston and will involve certification of EHC’s for products of animal origin in the surrounding area. Ideally the successful candidate will have experience providing product certification and hold the relevant OCQ (V) export panels, but full training can be provided. As the position requires travel in the...View Vacancy
Fed up of corporate life? Want to work for a proudly independent practice?
Beautiful Cotswolds, Welsh Mountains and Bristol to work and play in with a supportive happy team! Tyndale is a farm animal only Practice with 11 clinical vets and 5 TB testers. Work is a good mix of dairy (cows and goats), beef and sheep with some camelids and small holders and even some deer. We are also becoming recognised as a centre for advanced...View Vacancy
Who we are
Paragon Veterinary Group is an independent mixed practice, across 3 sites, situated in Cumbria, on the edge of the Lake District. Our key values include client care and clinical excellence, and we are looking for an additional small animal clinician to become part of our team of 9 vets and 6 nurses and continue our teamwork ethos. We are looking for a new graduate to develop their skills with us (open to 2022 graduates).
- New graduate programme...
Small Animal Veterinarian NIGHTS ONLY (1 week on/2 weeks off) at Hook Norton Veterinary Group, Oxfordshire
Hook Norton Veterinary Group is an independent practice which offers dedicated small animal, equine & farm care across a wide geographical area. We currently have 3 branch surgeries located in Charlbury, Deddington & Moreton-in-Marsh. Our main tier-3 RCVS accredited Small Animal Hospital is based on the outskirts of Hook Norton, with excellent transport links nearby to London and Birmingham (only 1 hour away). All of our surgeries boast state of the...View Vacancy
Come and work in Pembrokeshire. Where the sun always shines and the surf is on your doorstep!
We are (and always will be) an independent practice, progressive and proud to offer a first class service to our clients whilst putting the wellbeing of our staff first.
We are expanding to meet our growing client base and in order to improve everyone's quality of life. Currently 8 small animal vets, we are looking to recruit 2 colleagues to share an interesting and varied caseload....View Vacancy
This is an increasingly unique practice which is fully committed to independent ownership providing us with the flexibility to deliver the high standard of patient and client care that we want to, each and every day.
We have a part-time position available for 2-3 days/week in our small animal department, which is based at our RCVS Hospital, ISFM Cat Friendly clinic in Ripon. The role involves performing nursing consultations to provide a variety of medical and preventative...View Vacancy
Due to an expanding nursing team, we have an exciting vacancy for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly team, providing care to our patients and assisting the veterinary team.
Larkmead is an independent first-opinion mixed practice based in South Oxfordshire. As an expanding team, we are developing a career pathway for our nursing team and welcome applications from nurses of all levels.
The role is full time, 40 hours per week (including some nights and weekends on...View Vacancy
Due to continued expansion, we are seeking another enthusiastic Yard / Nursing Assistant to join our Team. The right candidate will be motivated, proactive and work well within a team. You will be required to carry out all aspects of yard duties and maintenance and will be confident in handling horse’s for examination (including trotting up and lunging).
Please contact Charlotte directly by telephone on 01772 861 300 to discuss the post further, or alternatively send your CV to...View Vacancy
Priory Vet Group are looking for an RVN/SVN to come and join us at our small animal hospital in Christchurch, Dorset. We are a 10 vet, 14 nurse hospital (9 RVNS) who are looking to expand and welcome a new member into our fantastic nursing team.
Our nurses enjoy a varied role including dedicated operating, wards, inpatients and pharmacy shifts. We offer a large range of nurse clinics utilising the team's amazing skills and knowledge. These are popular with nurses and clients alike...View Vacancy
We are an independent practice in Coventry seeking a vet with a feline bias to support our ISFM Gold Cat Friendly Clinic. We are at the point of opening the new feline areas of our purpose-built extension – with dedicated consult room, waiting room, cattery, theatre and prep areas. We are looking for an experienced vet with a particular interest in cats to complement our existing team. Our team have a wide range of skills and interests, with multiple vets either currently working towards, or...View Vacancy
Exciting opportunities have developed to join our established Tuberculosis (TB) testing team consisting of Official Veterinarians (OVs) and Approved Tuberculin Testers (ATTs), serving clients across Herefordshire and the surrounding counties.
We are looking to recruit two TB testers into our team and would welcome applications from either qualified OVs/ATTs or applicants interested in being trained as ATTs. If you are a qualified OV/ATT looking for a change and wish to work within an...View Vacancy
We are a 10 vet, mixed practice 60% farm, 40% small. We have three branches on mainland Orkney and also cover the smaller Islands. Our herds are predominantly beef suckler with some dairy and sheep. We are very well equipped for all areas of general practice.
Located just off the northern tip of Scotland we enjoy beautiful sandy beaches, stunning scenery, visiting Orcas, wildlife, a great music scene with festivals throughout the year, art, culture and world famous archaeology. No...View Vacancy
We are looking for a mixed veterinary surgeon to join our friendly and supportive team of 17 vets at Donald S McGregor and Partners Ltd in the Scottish Highlands. We are an independent, genuinely mixed practice (50:50 SA:LA). Recent graduates or experienced vets are welcome to apply. The practice is the home of the popular TV series ‘The Highland Vet’.
We require someone with an enthusiasm for mixed practice, although particular...View Vacancy
We have an opportunity for an experienced full time farm clinician to join our growing team
Belmont Farm and Equine vets are a group of enthusiastic and highly motivated vets working with a fantastic range of farming systems within beautiful Herefordshire and the surrounding counties. This role is for an additional farm vet looking to develop their skills further or for the right new graduate candidate to start their career in a supportive environment.
Small Animal Vet required
Ongoing capital investment in our clinical facilities has created an exciting opportunity for an ambitious small animal vet to join our dedicated team and progressive practice.
You will be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and motivation for modern day small animal practice. At least 2-3 years experience required. Full and part-time considered.
In an era of corporatisation we are proud to be a wholly independent and enthusiastic...View Vacancy
FULL-TIME POSITION FOR RECENT GRADUATE, BERKSHIRE AND SURROUNDING COUNTIES
Exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic recent graduate wishing to pursue a career as an equine vet. We are a friendly, supportive, and progressive ambulatory veterinary practice, located on the edge of Windsor Great Park and within easy reach of London and major airports. The practice has a varied client-base from leisure riders to professional show jumpers, dressage riders and polo players...View Vacancy
SMALL ANIMAL VET
SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE - TIER-2 TRAINING PRACTICE
Larkmead is an independent practice with an established client base seeking an experienced vet to join our friendly team who can spend quality time with clients offering a professional service. The practice is located in South Oxfordshire with great links to the M40 and M4, 45 minutes by train to London.
This is a full time permanent position to include some night shifts and weekends on a rota...View Vacancy
We have a vacancy for a dedicated night nurse to join our dynamic, friendly team. The successful candidate will provide excellent in-patient care at our modern small animal clinic.
We are an independent, RCVS accredited, progressive practice situated in the heart of the Devon countryside. You will be joining an experienced, compassionate, friendly team that strive to provide exemplary patient care. Our practice boasts a state of the art surgery with excellent small animal facilities....View Vacancy
Ongoing investment in our independent practice has created the opportunity for a Small Animal RVN to join our friendly team.
We are looking for a motivated, proactive and confident RVN who thrives on patient and client interaction. There will be the opportunity to undertake all aspects of nursing duties, including, inpatient care, anaesthetic monitoring and nurse consults.
There is some flexibility regarding full and part-time hours.
We are a proudly...View Vacancy
Interested in making the most of the outdoors post-lockdown?
Due to continued growth our fiercely independent, progressive, six centre mixed practice on the quiet western edge of the Lake District seeks a confident new graduate to join our friendly 22 vet team.
This is a full time, permanent small animal role.
- We are a proud XLVets practice and recent winners of XLVet's "Inspirational Teams"! Watch our entry video here: ...
We are seeking an Equine Vet to join our ambitious and friendly team
Are you an Equine ambulatory assistant ideally with at least 2 years of equine experience, or an enthusiastic new or recent graduate ready to help grow our team of 4.6 full time equine vets? Full details at www.garstonvets.co.uk/recruitment
- The successful applicant will be an excellent team player
- We aim to offer our clients...
We are looking to fill two combined TB testing and export roles within our practice. Full support will be provided to complete the Essential Skills, Tuberculin Testing and Export Training. A generous holiday allowance is available, alongside a company car.
These positions can be full or part-time, comprising either a three, four or five day week.
For application details or requests for further information please contact Justine Turnbull, Practice Manager.
Tel: ...View Vacancy