We have twelve vets in an established trio of Vet centres – Brampton, Haltwhistle and Longtown. We are a multi discipline practice catering for pets and farm animal species, and we are currently seeking a Small Animal Vet to join our team.

The practice is on the border of Scotland and England. Newcastle Airport is 50 minutes away, and it's a 30 minute journey to the beautiful Lake District National Park. We are also on Hadrians Wall, making it the perfect area for walking. 

We work as a team at the practice and look at a high level of support and a good working atmosphere

  • We are fully equipped including an inhouse lab, ultrasound and X-ray with regular visiting specialists including ultrasound scanner/MRI/CT scan and therapeutic laser/acupuncture
  • Small animal consultations – 15 minutes 
  • We take pride in caring for our patients out of hours and work an equally shared 1:4 rota
  • Nurses on call 24/7
  • This is a full time permanent position with 4.5 day week 
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays 
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid 
  • XLVet members – actively participate in CPD and events 
  • Support network and mentoring from directors
  • RCVS accredited practice in Small Animal and Farm

What support is available for graduates?

  • Mentoring from a practice director
  • No sole charge and support always given
  • Back up will be provided during OOH and you can contact a director by phone whenever you need support
  • You will be enrolled on the XLVets Small Animal Graduate Programme
  • We can assist with finding accommodation


To apply or for more information please contact:

Pauline Graham, Practice Manager 

Capontree Veterinary Centre, Greenhill, Brampton, CA8 1SU

Email: pauline.graham@capontreevets.co.uk 

Mobile: 0780 322 8720 


Or Dan Lewis, Veterinary Director (Small Animal) 

Email: dan.lewis@capontreevets.co.uk

Telephone: 016977 2318  

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