Graduate Veterinary Surgeon – Graduate Development Programme

Job Overview

Job Description

A thriving veterinary practice offers a fantastic opportunity for a new or recently graduated vet to join their team and participate in their award-winning graduate scheme. The previous graduate vet is moving on after four successful years, creating a vacancy for someone passionate about veterinary care.

The successful candidate will join a well-equipped practice featuring 3 consulting rooms, an in-house laboratory, digital x-ray, and ultrasound. With a well-equipped surgical theatre and separate hospital wards for dogs and cats, they’ll work alongside 2 JVP vets, 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 student veterinary nurse, and 3 veterinary receptionists in a friendly and supportive environment. They will be mentored from day one by a dedicated mentor/Vet GDP Advisor, participate in a varied CPD programme, and build their own client base with full team support.


  • Provide high-quality veterinary care to a varied caseload
  • Collaborate with a team of experienced vets and nurses
  • Engage in ongoing professional development through the CPD programme
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients, ensuring continuity of care
  • Participate in a shared rota with no out-of-hours requirements


  • New or recently graduated vet
  • Passion for veterinary care and client service
  • Willingness to learn and develop in a supportive environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team
  • Commitment to maintaining a healthy work/life balance


  • Guaranteed starting salary of at least £35,500 per annum with annual reviews
  • 10-12 CPD days per year with covered travel costs
  • Paid holiday of 28 days, rising to 33 days after 2 years of service
  • Paid professional memberships (RCVS, VDS, BSAVA, and BVA)
  • Dedicated CPD allowance and funding towards certificates
  • Life assurance at 4x annual salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Colleague reward hub with exclusive offers and discounts
  • Free car parking
  • Visa sponsorship available
  • Fun social activities with fellow graduates
  • Access to wellbeing support and a free membership of a wellbeing app


At their veterinary practice, Our client embraces diversity and inclusion, ensuring everyone feels welcome and part of their business.

Join the team and be part of a practice that values professional growth, high clinical standards, and a supportive work environment. Apply today!

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