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

Full time 40 hours per week required from November 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 24 hours a week.

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:

39 hours per week

Monday 8.30-7.00 at our Wootton Bassett branch

Tuesday 2.00-7.00 at our Wootton Bassett branch

Wednesday 8.30-2.00 at our Tawhill branch

Thursday 8.30-7.00 at our Tawhill branch

Friday 8.30-7.00 at our Tawhill branch

1 in 3 Saturdays 11.00-5.00 at our Abbeymeads branch

The Drove Veterinary Hospital is looking for smart, caring, motivated people, who are able to work on their own initiative, remain calm and efficient under pressure and manage their time well.

The role will be to provide a first class service to our clients both face to face and over the phone, help with general enquires, dispense drugs, assist vets and maintain a clean & tidy reception area & branch surgery.

Our ideal applicant will be warm and welcoming, be PC literate with good numeracy and literacy skills.Hold a full driving license and have their own transport. You should also be enthusiastic, organised and work well as part of a team, be good with people as well as animals and have an excellent sense of humour.

Previous experience in a veterinary environment will be an advantage, although full training will be given.

Please send applications to:

Closing date for applications: Friday 21st December. Interviews will be held on W/C 7th January.

Monday- Friday 8.00am-5.00pm (40hrs per week, 1 hour unpaid lunch break daily)

Drove Farm Vets are a tier two specialist farm animal practice, providing a bespoke service to our farm clients across 4 counties. We are looking for a smart, caring and motivated person to be part of and help lead a small team of office administrators.

We are looking for a highly organised individual to arrange appointments for vets, including taking responsibility for administration of TB testing and assisting with client enquiries.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the ordering & maintenance of daily medicines stock levels and dispensing of farm animal medicines.

The role also includes overseeing the smooth and efficient organisation of the Farm Office team, monitoring and analysing the systems and processes within the Farm Office & being responsible for their effectiveness.

Managing holidays and rotas for the farm office administrators, arranging cover for sickness, liaising with Payroll and carrying out return to work interviews with members of the team will also be within the remit of the role.

Excellent communication skills and experience of providing high level customer service is essential, along with previous experience in leading a team. Excellent organisational, administrative and IT skills are also a requirement.

An interest in agriculture or previous experience in a veterinary environment would be beneficial and AMTRA SQP Farm Animal Module qualification highly beneficial

Previous experience leading a team is essential

Closing date for applications –Friday 15th February. Interviews to be held during February and March.

Full job description is available on request. Competitive salary to be discussed at Interview. CVs with covering letters should be sent to

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