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 Animal Vet at Mount Vets, Wellington, Somerset

Mount Vets Farm Practice is looking for a vet to join our team late Spring/Summer 2024. Our team comprises 8 full-time clinicians, 2 TB-testing vet techs, 1 foot trimmer and 8 support staff. We are situated in Wellington (Somerset) alongside our Mount Vets companion animal practice, with a branch practice based between Cullompton and Honiton (Devon).

We have a lively, community-based team. We are proud to say that 4 of our current clinicians joined the Mount straight from university...

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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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Student Veterinary Nurse at PAWS Veterinary Centre, Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Student Veterinary Nurse Placement - Fixed Term Contract

Midshire Veterinary Group is a long established thriving independent mixed practice. We are based in the market town of Nuneaton, in the historic county of Warwickshire.

We have an experienced friendly team of Vets and RVNs, supported by front of house teams and management.  We are proud to be a RCVS accredited practice and are members of XLVets. We work in a...

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Farm Animal Vet at Paragon Veterinary Group, Dalston and Newbiggin, Cumbria

We have an exciting opportunity for an additional enthusiastic farm animal vet to join our expanding team. We are part of a 3 centre multidisciplinary independent practice, with 16 farm vets including multiple certificate and diploma holders. 

Based in North Cumbria, the Lake District National Park is on our doorstep and there is plenty of opportunity to explore what this beautiful area has to offer. We promote a good work life balance with currently a 1 in 7 OOH rota, 4.5 working...

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

Overview:
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,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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