UK Vacancies

Below are details of job vacancies from our members

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CHATS = Care, Honesty, Accountability, Team spirit, Standards.  These are our core values. 

If you share these and want to work in a high standard small animal hospital practice in central England, please contact me.  We have a graduate training programme, and support vets doing certificates. 

Paul Manning, Astonlee Vet Hospital, Tickford Street, Newport Pagnell, Bucks. MK16 9BA.  Tel 01908 611637   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


At Frame Swift and Partners, we pride ourselves on providing high quality veterinary care to all our patients, striving to maintain high clinical standards. We are based in a purpose built premises on the outskirts of Penrith. We are RCVS Tier 2 Accredited in Small Animal, Equine and Farm Animal.

The team includes both qualified equine and small animal nurses.

  • We are looking to expand our team of vets. We have 12 full time vets moving to 13 full time with 3 part time. Three of us are VCF members.
  • Our ideal candidate will be a progressive vet with experience in mixed practice.
  • There will be an opportunity to develop a particular interest working alongside certificate holders in farm, equine and small animals.

We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, car, 25 days annual leave, funded CPD and will work a 2:11 out of hours rota.

Please make any application in writing, including an up-to-date CV, sent for the attention of The Partners at The Veterinary Centre, Carleton, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 8TZ.

Drake Vets LogoNew graduate small animal surgeon required. We are an independent small animal practice in the heart of beautiful Devon, close to the moors and the sea.

  • Good transport links, just 9 miles north of Plymouth
  • Purpose built modern premises equipped to hospital standard.
  • Full support given and CPD and special interests encouraged and funded.
  • Friendly team of 4.5 vets and a great nursing team.
  • 1 in 4 OOH rota with time off following a weekend duty.

For more information or to apply please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Exciting opportunity Northwich Cheshire

A rare Veterinary Surgeon opening in a growing independent practice has arisen. We strive to offer quality and tailored care to all our patients. We aim to treat our client’s pets as if they were our own!

We are looking for a Vet who is conscientious, can communicate well, wants to develop as part of a caring team and who wishes to have case continuity in our well-equipped purpose built practice.

You may be a new or a few years qualified Vet and would have the benefit of three highly qualified vets for ongoing support or going grey like the boss, the role would provide you with opportunities to develop your own interests and enhance not only your skill set but ours too.

If you want to find out more information, please call Patrick on 07763772512 or email a CV FAO Patrick/Beki This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


We are a 6 vet independent small animal surgery near Chesterfield and the beautiful peak district. We do our own out of hours but the rota is organised so this isn't too arduous . We are a very friendly supportive practice and although a vet with some experience would be very welcome we are also good at nurturing new graduates.

Apply by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone for more details to Jane Kinsell on 07968589606

 New or experienced graduate.  General Practitioner (small animal) required for 7 vet, independent practice with large, friendly support team. We share our values to deliver excellent service through good communication, medicine and surgery, well equipped, purpose built premises, excellence in clinical standards, supported postgraduate training programme and good, organised time off. Ability to respond to initiatives and to give and receive constructive feedback is essential. Wide range of interesting case material: acute, chronic and routine.  Proactive in wellbeing of staff, clients and patients.  New hydrotherapy unit.  We are currently looking for a full or part time time vet. Roles include participation in our own on-call rota, practice and team meetings. Certificates can be fully funded, and time off provided for study. Salary package of £30 to £60,000pa full time or pro rata for part time, depending on what skills you can contribute, and what hours you choose to work. 
Dr Paul Manning, Astonlee Veterinary Hospital, Tickford Street, Newport Pagnell, Bucks. MK16 9BA. Telephone: 01908 611637. Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


All Pets Veterinary CentreThis is an independent, 100% small animal practice on the delightful Channel Island of Jersey, with good links to the UK and France. Purpose-built in 2010, our modern practice facilities include digital x-ray, Doppler ultrasound, and endoscopy.

You can find our practice website at:

This is a new position in an expanding practice, and you will be working alongside an Ophthalmology Certificate holder. You will be expected to perform all the normal duties for a small animal vet in a first opinion practice. Basic surgical skills are a prerequisite. We are looking for a full-time Veterinary Surgeon, working 3 weeks on, then 1 week off.

An interest in orthopaedics and/or cardiology would be an advantage.

Definite partnership prospects for the right applicant. We are a small, friendly team, and welcome someone possessing a positive and caring attitude.

You will need to be MRCVS registered, and have at least 1 years experience working as a small animal surgeon. This position is not suitable for a new graduate, as there will be some sole charge involved, although training could be available for the right applicant.

Negotiable, depending upon experience. Accommodation can be arranged/provided, and a generous allowance given. CPD encouraged and funded. Car/allowance provided.

Other Requirements
Must have a valid driver's licence.

How To Apply
For an informal and confidential chat, please phone 01534 745999 and ask for Jeremy, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Our long established independent small animal practice in Tonbridge seeks a full-time fourth vet due to an increasing workload.

  • Well-equipped single centre practice with loyal and bonded clients.
  • Experienced and supportive clinical team including RVS certificate holder
  • 15 minute appointments and dedicated nursing support.
  • Fantastic location for outdoor pursuits and excellent train links to London.
  • VetsNow cover OOH, 1 in 4 Saturday mornings with time off in lieu.
  • Competitive salary, 5 days funded CPD and 25 days annual leave.

We are looking for a cheerful vet with at least 3 years of small animal experience and a dedicated approach to client and patient care.

A surgical bias would be advantageous.

There are lots of lively welcoming Churches locally so you can soon feel part of the local community. The schools are excellent at both primary and secondary level. The town is in an area of outstanding natural beauty and it is easy to get out into the countryside. There are very good road and rail links and Gatwick airport is less than an hour's drive away.

For more information contact Abby or Dirk on 01732 353668 or visit

To apply please send CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Experienced veterinary surgeon required for two vet mixed general practice based in Portree, Isle of Skye, NW Scotland.

Usual basic equipment plus new digital Xray. Practice offers veterinary services to clients with suckler cows, sheep (extensive and intensive), dogs, cats and a few ponies and 'exotics' and covers all of North Skye
Out of hours rota 1 in 2 weekday and 1 in 4 weekend (weekend on call shared with neighbouring practice)
Generous time off
An opportunity to live and work in a crofting area

Skye's world famous Cuillin mountains and coastal location would suit member with interests in outdoor sports and/or natural history

Good sports centre, swimming pool, climbing wall, library, cinema and small theatre. Lively traditional and contemporary music and dance scene

Family accommodation available with outstanding view of Cuillin mountains and 200 yards from local primary school
Good variety of churches (C of S, Episcopal, Xcel (Hillsong), Free Church, RC etc all represented in Portree)
Salary, accommodation and vehicle to be negotiated
Possibility of partnership/succession if mutually compatible

Please see more at : and
For further information or to apply, please contact Rhona Campbell on 07979 305418 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.