Independent, progressive, six centre mixed practice on the edge of the Lake District seeks a mixed practitioner to join our friendly 21 vet team on a full time, permanent basis. 

This role would be suitable for a new graduate or experienced veterinary surgeon. We have a diverse range of skills and interests within our team and provide services to dairy, beef and sheep farms, horse, small animal and exotic pet owners. 

The Lake District National Park is on our doorstep and presents a wealth of opportunities for walkers, runners, climbers and swimmers.

We offer:

  • A four day week as standard

  • 15 minute consultations

  • Excellent facilities including digital radiography, ultrasound and video endoscopy

  • Opportunity to further your own interests and specialisms

  • Accommodation can be provided if required

  • Shared on call rota, currently approximately 1 in 7 (2 in 7 during spring period). Two vets on call each night, one allocated to large animals and one to small animals.

  • CPD encouraged and funded to certificate level for a long term candidate 

  • Experienced back up available both in and out of hours

  • Attendance at XLVets Graduate Development Programme

To apply or for an informal discussion please contact: Gillian Jackson, Practice Manager, Millcroft Veterinary Group, Wakefield Road, Cockermouth, CA13 0HR, by email: or telephone: 01900 826666.      

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