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 develop the skills needed to manage and work up cases without intervention. Mentoring is offered via designated internal staff and external support through the XLVets graduate program. We complement this with our structured career pathway program designed to support your long-term career aspirations. Initially, you will be working on-site at our busy Hospital, and in time as your skills level grows, you may have occasional sole charge at branch. We have realistic 15-minute consults, giving you time to engage fully with each client.

We have a dedicated in-house Night Team providing 24-hour care for our clients and patients, there is no Night OOH required of you, but to gain emergency care experience, you will participate in the Saturday/Sunday day shift OOH.

The ideal candidate must have some UK experience. As a rural practice, they will hold a valid UK driving license and have their own car. They must be a team player with high clinical aspirations with the following key skills:

  • Preventive care patient planning
  • Record keeping and attention to detail
  • Ultrasound skills and techniques
  • Working up cases and developing corresponding treatments


  • Competitive salary up to £35k per annum dependant on experience
  • Career development opportunities with our structured Career Pathway Program
  • 4-day week
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and Private Health Care
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • Exclusive company discounts and OOH rewards
  • Comprehensive access to the XLVet community and resources
  • Full and unwavering support towards Certificates
  • Free parking and branded uniform


  • Annual summer party
  • Annual Christmas party
  • Quiz nights
  • Ice cream van during the summer months
  • Fruit baskets
  • Monthly Lunch Club
  • Moreton Show ticket (for 2-hours of your time on our stand during the day)
  • Access to XLVet festivals, including free CPD, comedy nights, quiz nights, exercise classes, book club & more.
  • Plus, we’ve much more planned now that COVID restrictions are lifting!

We hope you feel this is a great opportunity for a good work/life balance and provides you the time to join our vibrant local community & enjoy the fabulous Cotswolds. We have great local facilities, schools and lots of cosy pubs! For more information about the practice, please look at our website

Please submit your CV or email further questions to:

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