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:

An exciting opportunity exists for an assistant with some experience to develop their career at our state of the art, Tier 3 hospital.

We are looking for someone who has good communication skills, is a team player and has excellence in pet and client care at the heart of all they do.

You will be working alongside certificate holders in medicine, surgery, imaging and ophthalmology and also be involved in some cover at our branches. The hospital provides first opinion, emergency, critical care and internal referral services from our local network of six branches providing an exciting caseload.

We are proud to offer gold standard facilities including CT and the position is ideal for someone wanting to study towards further qualifications.

This is a full time role but job share and part-time positions are always considered.

You will be supported by a friendly, forward thinking team with an active mentoring scheme. The practice was recently awarded winner of the SPVS/VMA Wellbeing Awards 2019 and we have a busy ‘Thriving in Practice’ calendar.

The package includes a competitive salary with 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays as well as many other benefits including private healthcare, pension, RCVS and VDS fees. Professional development is strongly supported, encouraged and funded.

For more information or for an informal discussion contact Lynne on 01793 522483.

Please submit your CV and covering letter to

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