Current job vacancies from across the XLVets community of independent veterinary practices in England, Scotland and Wales. XLVets Member Practices work collaboratively by sharing knowledge, experience, and skills to achieve excellence in veterinary practice and maintain the highest levels of customer care and animal welfare. The XLVets community is a mixture of Small Animal, Farm Animal, Equine and Mixed Practices with opportunities for graduate veterinary surgeons, registered veterinary nurses (RVN), experienced veterinary professionals, and operations and support staff.

Small Animal Registered Veterinary Nurse at Oakhill Veterinary Centre, Lancashire

We need a small animal RVN to join our amazing team of 14 vets, 13 RVNs and 2 SVNs. We are an independent and progressive practice based in beautiful Lancashire.

The right candidate should be motivated, proactive, confident and thrive on patient and client interaction. You will be required to undertake all aspects of nursing duties including inpatient care, theatre duties and nurse consults.

In return, we can offer you a rewarding career in a friendly and supportive environment...

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Farm Vet at Cain Farm Vets, Powys

We are seeking an additional Vet to join our expanding dedicated farm animal only team. The position would suit a new graduate or someone looking to specialise in farm work. We are located in beautiful Powys close to the Shropshire border. This gives us the best of both worlds, working in stunning livestock dense countryside while still living close to excellent transport links for when you want to get away. Cain Farm Vets is a long established independent practice that offers a forward...

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TB Tester/ATT (Approved Tuberculin Tester) at Oakhill Farm Vets, Lancashire

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team here at Oakhill Farm Vets as an Approved Tuberculin Tester

We are looking for an individual to join our farm team as an Approved Tuberculin Tester (ATT) who will carry out TB testing for our clients across Lancashire. Training will be provided to allow the successful candidate to qualify as a TB tester; this includes theory, online exams and practical audits.

The position will be based on a 4-day working week...

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Graduate Small Animal Vet at Millcroft Veterinary Group, Cumbria

Interested in making the most of the outdoors post-lockdown?

Due to continued growth our fiercely independent, progressive, six centre mixed practice on the quiet western edge of the Lake District seeks a confident new graduate to join our friendly 22 vet team.

This is a full time, permanent small animal role.

  • We are a proud XLVets practice and recent winners of XLVet's "Inspirational Teams"! Watch our entry video here: ...
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Small Animal Registered Veterinary Nurse at Bishopton Veterinary Group, North Yorkshire

This is an increasingly unique practice which is fully committed to independent ownership providing us with the flexibility to deliver the high standard of patient and client care that we want to, each and every day.

Our practice values are Clinical excellence, Adaptability, Respect, Education and Sustainability.

We have a full-time position available in our small animal department, which is...

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Farm Animal Locum Vet at Capontree Veterinary Centre, Cumbria and Northumberland

We are an independent practice and member of the XLVets community.

Capontree Vets covers three sites at Brampton, Longtown and Haltwhistle, we work to achieve a happy progressive practice covering dairy 40%, sheep 15%, beef 40%, smallholders 4% and equine 1%.

The practice has 3 directors with certificates; CertCHP and two CertAVP.

We work in the local community and also cover some work at local auction marts during sheep/bull sales. Areas of specialization are encouraged...

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Small Animal Vet at Thrums Veterinary Group, Angus and Perthshire

We are currently looking for an additional small animal veterinary surgeon with at least 1-2 years relevant clinical experience to work in our new Scone practice. The practice will have been open one year in October and goes from strength to strength.

We are an independent mixed practice with branches in Kirriemuir, Blairgowrie, Forfar and Scone; Scone sits on the outskirts of the city of Perth but with instant access to leafy, rural Perthshire. We find that our vets come for the job...

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TB Tester at Fenton Vets, Pembrokeshire

TB TESTER - FENTON VETS - PEMBROKESHIRE
 
COASTAL WALES - come to beautiful Pembrokeshire, experience our amazing beaches and meet our friendly farmers.  We require an OV to help us with our TB tests.  We are a proactive, friendly team, mainly dairy, currently with 9 Farm Vets, 2 TB testers.
 
If you are interested in this position or would like any further information please email: ...
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Midshire Veterinary Group- Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon Required

Midshire Veterinary Group is a long established thriving independent mixed practice. We are based in the market town of Nuneaton, in the historic county of Warwickshire. Close to the centre of England, we have fantastic transport links to the rest of the UK.

We have an experienced friendly team of Vets and Nurses, supported by front of house teams and management. We work in a well equipped environment including digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, extensive monitoring...

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Experienced Small Animal Vet at Shepton Veterinary Group, Shepton Mallet

Full or Part Time Experienced Small Animal Vet role where future potential share ownership opportunities exist!

Cider country is calling………. come and join our fun and professional team.

We are looking to expand our 11 vet, INDEPENDENT, enthusiastic and progressive small animal team here at Shepton & Wells Vets.  We offer job satisfaction and a great work-life balance and are proud to cover our own out of hours in a sensible rota (1 in 7 weekends), providing our...

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Midshire Veterinary Group- Registered Veterinary Nurse Required

Midshire Veterinary Group is a long established thriving independent mixed practice. We are based in the market town of Nuneaton, in the historic county of Warwickshire.

We have an experienced friendly team of Vets and Nurses, supported by front of house teams and management. We are proud to be a RCVS accredited practice and are members of XL Vets.

Our nurses nurse! Nurse clinics are encouraged and we have our own in house lab, endoscopy, ultrasound, digital radiography,...

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Small Animal Locum Vet (Immediate Start) at Larkmead Veterinary Group, South Oxfordshire

We are currently seeking a Small Animal Locum Vet to join our friendly team for 6 weeks with an immediate start.

Larkmead Vets is a large, independent mixed practice, which provides veterinary care and advice to pet owners as well as the local farming and equine community. The practice is located in South Oxfordshire with great links to the M40 and M4, 45 minutes by train to London. There is several branches across South Oxfordshire - Cholsey, Didcot, Harwell, Benson...

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TB Tester at Farm First Veterinary Services, Monmouthshire

TB Testing vet required for 10 vet, farm-animal only practice near Abergavenny in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. Experience preferred but not essential as full training will be given if required. Attractive conditions for the right candidate.

Please send your CV to Rob Smith via e-mail to rob.smith@farmfirstvets.co.uk or by post to Farm First Veterinary Services, Unit 1, The Bryn Garage, Penpergwm, Abergavenny NP7 9AT....

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Small Animal Graduate Vet at Rutland Veterinary Centre, Rutland

Applications are now open for a small animal graduate to join our independent mixed practice in Rutland.

Our 2 year programme is structured to develop all aspects of your clinical work, gaining your own cases and regular clients on both the daytime and out of hours rota.

Your 4 day working week will include both consulting and operating time. A midweek set day off is great for a battery re-charge and work life balance. 

You will have your own personal mentor to provide...

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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon Clinical Lead at Kings Veterinary Centre, Leicestershire

We are an INDEPENDENT mixed practice seeking an experienced small animal veterinary surgeon to work in our busy Syston branch.

Our close knit team of vets are down to earth, friendly and willing to share their wealth of expertise. We are fortunate to have a large team of experienced RVN’s and dedicated support staff, all of whom share our passion for providing high standards of veterinary care to our patients.

Responsible for all clinical issues on a day to day basis, you would...

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Veterinary Technician/Approved Tuberculin Tester at St Boniface Farm Vets, Exeter

St Boniface Vets are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join our farm team. The role will primarily involve TB testing on farm, but will develop as required to support and assist our Large Animal Vets and Vet Tech improving services across Devon and Cornwall. All necessary training will be provided to qualify as an Approved Tuberculin Tester, which includes theory, online exams and practical audits. Knowledge and experience in cattle handling and an understanding of the...

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Mixed Veterinary Surgeon at Dunmuir Veterinary Group, Dumfries and Galloway

Dunmuir Veterinary Group (DVG) has an exciting new opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team. DVG is an independent, progressive & friendly veterinary practice situated in the rural setting of Dumfries and Galloway - South West of Scotland.

We are a mixed practice with a broad base of both small and large animal clients (roughly a 50:50 split), including some equine, and as such, candidates are required to deliver the highest level of care to both small and large...

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Experienced Farm Animal Vet at Capontree Veterinary Centre, Cumbria and Northumberland

We are an independent practice and member of the XLVets community.

Capontree Vets covers three sites at Brampton, Longtown and Haltwhistle, we work to achieve a happy progressive practice covering dairy 40%, sheep 15%, beef 40%, smallholders 4% and equine 1%.

The practice has 3 directors with certificates; CertCHP and two CertAVP.

We work in the local community and also cover some work at local auction marts during sheep/bull...

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New Graduate Small Animal Vet at Hook Norton Veterinary Group, Oxfordshire

Are you a recently graduated Small Animal Vet looking to work for an independent veterinary practice?

About Us
Hook Norton Veterinary Group is a well-established independent practice that offers dedicated small animal, equine & farm care across a wide geographical area. We currently have 3 branch surgeries located in Charlbury, Deddington & Moreton-in-Marsh. Our main tier-3 RCVS accredited Small Animal Hospital is based on the outskirts...

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TB Tester at Drove Farm Vets, Wiltshire

Full Time TB Tester/ATT required to compliment busy Farm Vet Team based in Wiltshire

4 day working week, vehicle and all equipment provided, accommodation may be available. Veterinary applicants must be RCVS registered and preferably be OCQ(V) TT qualified, although full training will be provided if necessary. Applicants must hold a full UK driving licence. Position available from July

Please send CV’s to careers@...

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New Graduate Small Animal Vets Vaccine Clinic at Stanley House Veterinary Group, Lancashire

Calling All New Grads! Not secured a permanent position yet? Would you like to run a vaccine clinic for Stanley House Vets over the summer and gain some valuable experience, which would enhance your CV. Due to various lockdowns, we are going to be sending out double the amount of booster reminders than normal in July, August and September. That coupled with vet’s holiday’s means we could really do with some help over the summer months with all these vaccines and 6 month...

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Small Animal Vet at Fenton Vets, Pembrokeshire

Due to continuing expansion and growth we are looking to recruit 3 additional small animal vets to complement our current team of 9 vets. This opportunity is open to graduates and experienced vets.

We are a well-established, very proud independent, progressive practice in Pembrokeshire, where we have stunning beaches and countryside, and a great work / life balance. We pride ourselves in a first class service, practising to a high standard, with our priorities based...

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Small Animal Nurse at St Boniface Veterinary Clinic

We have a vacancy for a nurse to join our dynamic, friendly team. We will consider full or part-time applicants. The successful candidate will provide excellent patient care at our purpose built small animal clinic. We are an independent, RCVS accredited, progressive practice situated in the heart of mid Devon. You will be joining an experienced, compassionate team striving to provide exemplary patient and client care. Our practice is state-of-the-art, with laparoscopic surgery, fantastic...

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Small Animal Locum Vet (Immediate Start) at Hook Norton Veterinary Group, Oxfordshire

LOCUM SMALL ANIMAL VET, IMMEDIATE START, HOOK NORTON VETERINARY GROUP, OX15 5DG

Free accommodation available and flexible working options.

Due to continued growth, we have an immediate need for a locum SA vet to join our large, friendly SA Team in our Hospital.  

HNVG is located on the outskirts of the stunning Cotswolds. We are a well established, thriving, independent Practice with a loyal client base. This can be as a locum or on a fixed term PAYE...

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Small Animal Vet at Millcroft Veterinary Group

Interested in making the most of the outdoors post-lockdown?

Due to continued growth our fiercely independent, progressive, six centre mixed practice on the quiet western edge of the Lake District seeks a confident experienced practitioner to join our friendly 22 vet team.

This is a full time, permanent small animal role.

  • We are a proud XLVets practice and recent winners of XLVet's "Inspirational Teams"! Watch our entry video here...
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Experienced Full-Time Equine Vet at Paragon Veterinary Group

An additional experienced and highly motivated vet required to join a thriving Equine sector and dedicated team based on the edge of the Lake District, Penrith, North Cumbria. We are an XLVets member Practice with over 80 years of experience. This position provides genuine long term prospects within a vibrant and independent mixed practice.

We actively encourage and support our employees to live by the practice vision and values with a positive approach to teamwork as well as...

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Small Animal Vet at Seadown Veterinary Group

Want to work for a strong Independent practice where clinical decisions are not constrained by corporate ethos; live in a National Park and have all the sun, sea and surf benefits of a coastal location?

With one colleague returning home and another with ambitions of climbing in the Himalayas we are looking for two new Small Animal vets. The ideal candidates will bring new ideas to the team and add to the energy and positivity of a team dedicated to excellent client care. 

One...

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Clinical Lead and Partner in Central Scotland

Rare and exciting opportunity to join a new small animal practice as a Clinical Lead and shareholder
 
An upcoming small animal practice in Central Scotland with progressive plans and a vision for expansion seeks a Clinical Lead to be a part of their new business venture. The ideal person will be an excellent Clinical Lead in the practice with sole responsibility of the day to day clinical aspects of the business. Administration and non-clinical aspects of the...
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Cattle Advanced Breeding/Clinical Farm Vet at Paragon Veterinary Group

Full or part-time position available for an experienced vet with an interest in cattle breeding and advanced breeding techniques to support our established IVF and embryo transfer services. Training will be provided for the right candidate, particularly in ovum pick-up and IVF donor management, with involvement in both our continuing research work and busy clinical farm practice available if desired.

For further information or to discuss the role, please...

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Registered Veterinary Nurse at Garston Veterinary Group

Our Trowbridge nursing team are requiring an additional nurse to deliver exceptional nursing care.

The ideal candidate...

  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Friendly and sociable
  • Ability to work in a busy practice
  • Works to achieve a high standard
  • Wanting to further knowledge and skillset to help developing our nursing standard

Benefits include...

  • Full or part time
  • Excellent...
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Equine Vet at Garston Veterinary Group

We are seeking an Equine Vet to join our ambitious and friendly team

Are you an Equine ambulatory assistant ideally with at least 2 years of equine experience, or an enthusiastic new or recent graduate ready to help grow our team of 4.6 full time equine vets? Full details at www.garstonvets.co.uk/recruitment

  • The successful applicant will be an excellent team player
  • We aim to offer our clients...
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Experienced Equine Vet at Belmont Farm & Equine Vets

Opportunity for experienced equine vet to join expanding large animal practice.
 
We are a looking for a colleague with at least 3 years equine experience to expand our friendly team of ambulatory equine vets covering beautiful Herefordshire. Our 3 branch, large animal only practice has grown significantly in the past few years and there is now an opportunity for the right vet to join us to help look after our loyal clients and their steeds.
 
As an...

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Small Animal Vet at Priory Veterinary Group

Enthusiastic vet wanted for a small animal position at our vibrant independent XLVet practice.
 
The ideal candidate for our exciting role will be a 1-3 yr qualified vet who loves being a vet, who enjoys working in a team of motivated, passionate people, who has experience in general practice and a commitment to providing an exceptional level of care to our patients and service to our clients. We are also enrolled on the RCVS VetGDP scheme and will consider...
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Graduate Small Animal Vet at Seadown Veterinary Hospital

Looking for the right place to start small animal practice…?

We are an independent, long established and well-equipped 3 site practice based in the New Forest. We are looking for a new graduate keen to work somewhere with a busy, varied caseload and the opportunity to progress, supported by experienced colleagues around you.

The practice also takes external referrals in ophthalmology, has a visiting orthopaedic surgeon and an experienced ultrasonographer as...

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Small Animal Vet at Larkmead Veterinary Group

SMALL ANIMAL VET 
SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE - TIER-2 TRAINING PRACTICE

Larkmead is an independent practice with an established client base seeking an experienced vet to join our friendly team who can spend quality time with clients offering a professional service. The practice is located in South Oxfordshire with great links to the M40 and M4, 45 minutes by train to London.

This is a full time permanent position to include some night shifts and weekends on a rota...

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Farm and Equine Vet Full Time Permanent Position at Stanley House Veterinary Group

Would you like to work for a well-established, multi award winning, independent practice operating out of state of the art, well equipped surgery / barn conversion in the heart of the stunning Pendle in Lancashire?

Our clients are a great mix of dairy, extensive and pedigree beef and sheep, pleasant small holders and sports and leisure horses.

Why apply:

  • We are a well-established practice giving great job security.
  • ...
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Small Animal Vet at Capontree Veterinary Centre

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...

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Experienced Small Animal Vet at St Boniface Veterinary Clinic

We are looking for an experienced team focused individual to fill a small animal role. Full and part time considered. We are a proudly independent, mixed practice in beautiful mid Devon near Exeter, moors and coasts so plenty of opportunity to develop a great work/life balance. To enable this to happen we are offering:

  • 4 day week,
  • 1:6 rota (lovely on site accommodation for on call duties if your based further away)
  • Well organised rota with plenty of notice for...
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Small Animal Vets at Stanley House Veterinary Group

Up coming retirements and practice expansion mean have openings in our small animal department for veterinary surgeons with some experience.

Ideally one role would be a senior colleague to help the existing directors mentor our more recent graduates that we are developing but we will also consider any combination of hours and job shares just get in touch with your suggestions.

Salary range £45-60k pro rata for a colleague who joins our out of hours rota. Additional payments...

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Mixed Animal Vet Position Available

Builth Wells Veterinary Practice is a newly established, forward thinking mixed animal practice in beautiful Mid-Wales.  We have an exciting opportunity for a vet wanting to join our team, our practice is rapidly expanding and we are looking for a candidate with a genuine mixed animal interest.

Our exciting modern practice has the scope to allow you to develop specific areas of interest and this will be wholeheartedly supported and encouraged.  Remember, variety is the spice of life...

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Permanent/Locum Small Animal Vet Hook Norton Veterinary Group, Oxfordshire

PERMANENT/LOCUM SMALL ANIMAL VET (FLEXIBLE WORKING PATTERNS WITH NO NIGHT OOH)
 
About Us
Hook Norton Veterinary Group is an independent practice that offers dedicated small animal, equine & farm care across a wide geographical area. We currently have 3 branch surgeries located in Charlbury, Deddington & Moreton-in-Marsh. Our main tier-3 RCVS accredited Small Animal Hospital is based on the outskirts of Hook Norton...
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Registered Veterinary Nurse (Companion Animal) at Hook Norton Veterinary Group

ABOUT US
Hook Norton Veterinary Group is an independent practice that offers dedicated small animal, equine and farm care across the beautiful Cotswolds. Our main tier-3 RCVS accredited Hospital is based on the outskirts of Hook Norton with a further 3 branches based within the surrounding area. We are a proud founding member of XLVets and always strive for excellence in practice.
 

THE OPPORTUNITY
We have an immediate, permanent...

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Assistant Veterinary Surgeon (Equine) at Hook Norton Veterinary Group

ABOUT US
Hook Norton Veterinary Group is an independent practice that offers dedicated small animal, equine & farm veterinary care, across a wide geographical area. Our RCVS equine accredited practice is based on the outskirts of Hook Norton, with excellent transport links nearby to London and Birmingham (only 1 hour away). We have state of the art equipment, allowing us to offer ‘Gold Standard’ veterinary care. At HNVG, we pride ourselves on our client retention...

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Experienced Small Animal Vet at Garston Veterinary Group

Garston Veterinary Group is a large, progressive, independent practice based over 5 sites on the Somerset/Wiltshire border. We are now seeking an enthusiastic small animal veterinary surgeon with at least 2 years’ experience to join our team from Spring/Summer 2021.

  • The successful applicant will be an excellent team player.
  • We aim to offer our clients and patients the best possible quality of service, while endeavouring to look after our vets’ welfare. As such you will...
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Small Animal Vet at Oakhill Veterinary Centre

Ongoing capital investment in our clinical facilities has created an exciting opportunity for an ambitious small animal vet to join our dedicated team and progressive practice.

You will be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and motivation for modern day small animal practice. At least 2-3 years experience required. Full and part-time considered.

In an era of corporatisation we are proud to be a wholly independent and enthusiastic organisation who actively encourage and support...

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Small Animal Locum Vet (immediate start) at Capontree Veterinary Centre

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

  • We are fully equipped including an inhouse lab, ultrasound and X-ray with regular visiting specialists including ultrasound scanner/MRI/CT scan.
  • ...
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Export OV

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Official Veterinarian to join our expanding Product Export Team here at Oakhill Vets.

Applications to be received by 28th February 2021. Please email your CV and a covering letter to export@oakhill-vets.com. The role is based from our practice in Goosnargh near Preston and will involve certificati on of EHC’s for products of animal origin in the surrounding area.

Ideally the...

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TB Testers and Exporters at Friars Moor Veterinary Clinic

We are looking to fill two combined TB testing and export roles within our practice. Full support will be provided to complete the Essential Skills, Tuberculin Testing and Export Training. A generous holiday allowance is available, alongside a company car.

These positions can be full or part-time, comprising either a three, four or five day week.


For application details or requests for further information please contact Justine Turnbull, Practice Manager.

Tel: ...

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