Careers & Training

Drove Veterinary Hospital is a Tier 3 RCVS Training Hospital and we are always pleased to hear from you even when we have no vacancies advertised.


At Drove we are keen to invest in the development of our staff.

All Vets & Nurses complete a specific amount of Continual Professional Development (CPD) throughout the year as specified by The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).

Many vets are also studying for further post graduate qualifications working alongside our existing certificate holders to provide 'Gold Standard' care for your animals.

We believe that all members of staff should be fully trained for the role they perform and are committed to ensuring that everyone is supported in their development

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To express your interest in any of the below areas or vacancies please send your CV to

For an informal discussion please ring the appropriate person named below on 01793 522483

3 days a week, 1:3 Saturdays

Swindon, Wiltshire

We are looking for an assistant with some experience to be part of our team.

The position is based at our Abbey Meads branch with full support from our state of the art hospital in Swindon. Involvement in hospital work is also possible.

The successful candidate will have a friendly manner and excellent communication skills. This is an ideal position for someone looking to develop their general practitioner skills in a community driven branch, whilst having exposure to the hospital environment.

The position is ideal for someone looking to maximise their work/life balance.

We are a friendly and forward thinking practice looking to support and encourage the right candidate.

For more information on us please see

Please submit your CV and covering letter to or for an

informal discussion contact Lynne Gaskarth on 01793 522483

Full time 40 hours per week required from July 2018.

1:4 sat or sun day shift

Experienced and caring RVN or 2nd/3rd year student is required to help in our RCVS tier 3 hospital as well as our branch practices being involved in all aspects of nursing.

We have a varied caseload and our nurses are fully involved in all aspects of animal care. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone wanting to experience an exciting and challenging position whilst ensuring the highest level of patient care is maintained, within in a fully equipped and forward thinking Hospital.

With a generous CPD budget we encourage nurse development, and have regular in house meetings to deliver the knowledge to the rest of the team. We have a very skilled nursing team that we are incredibly proud of, who readily support their team mates.

The role will require the successful candidate to work a 1:4 – 1:5 Saturday or Sunday day shift, work a minimum of one Bank Holiday a year and up to 7 night shifts (covering duty nurse holidays) per annum.

Please send a covering letter and CV to:

Enthusiastic RVN required to join our friendly branch team working up to 40 hours a week. (Part time nurses will definitely be considered)

This position would require no OOH’s or bank holidays and a 1:4 Saturday morning consulting shift. We encourage CPD and offer a generous budget.

With good links to our main hospital and other branches, the successful candidate would be forward thinking and alongside the branch vet would have a drive to push the practice forward.

We offer a varied caseload and encourage nurses to be fully involved in all aspects of animal care.

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone wanting to experience exciting and challenging work with no OOH’s requirements, ensuring the highest level of patient care is maintained.

For an informal discussion please ring 07455 757444 to speak to Lyndsay Hughes Or email:

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