Employment Type: 
Full Time
Veterinary Surgeon
Required Experience: 

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 proud founding members of XLVets, we are heavily involved in the continuous progression of independent practices.

Job Role

We're seeking an ambitious Farm Veterinary Surgeon to join our dynamic 13-strong Farm Team, consisting of Farm Vets, TB Testers, and ATT’s. Our specialized farm department caters for an array of proactive dairy, beef, and sheep holdings. This full-time position spans 4.5 days a week, with an equal share of OOH, currently around 1 in 7. Following a full weekend on call, your half day will increase to a full day off.  We welcome discussions around flexible working options so please make us aware of any requirements you may wish to be considered.

Ideal Candidate

Whether you're a recent graduate eager to launch your career in Farm Veterinary Medicine or an experienced Vet looking for your next opportunity, we welcome your application. You'll thrive in a position that fosters personal and professional growth, allowing you to drive key initiatives and identify new business opportunities. As a proactive and sociable individual, you'll relish the collaborative atmosphere of our large team, where knowledge sharing and mentorship are valued. For recent graduates, dedicated mentorship and access to our Graduate Programme await, while experienced candidates will benefit from our structured career pathway.


A valid driving license and access to your own vehicle are essential for this role.


Joining our team comes with a host of benefits, including a competitive salary starting  from £35k, dependent on your skills and experience. You'll enjoy generous holiday entitlement starting at 7 weeks per annum (inclusive of Bank Holidays), with further increases based on length of service. Additional perks include enhanced family and sickness benefits, private medical insurance, and access to an Employee Assistance Scheme. We provide comprehensive support for your career development, including a structured pathway, ample CPD allowance, and coverage for VDS, RCVS, and BCVA memberships. Plus, you'll enjoy exclusive company discounts, lots of friendly social events and enhanced mileage for business travel.

This role offers an excellent work-life balance, affording you the opportunity to immerse yourself in our vibrant local community and savour the charms of the Cotswolds and its environs. With excellent local amenities, schools, and inviting pubs nearby, all within easy reach of major airports and cities, you'll find the perfect blend of professional fulfilment and personal satisfaction at Hook Norton Veterinary Group.

For more information about the practice please look at our website www.hooknortonvets.co.uk

Please contact Tracie Dunn for an informal chat or to apply submit your CV to: tracie.dunn@hooknortonvets.co.uk


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