Vet Jobs in the UK
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Veterinary Jobs in the UK
locum, permanent Vet & Vet Nurse Jobs in the UK for you to search and explore. At The Vet Service, we pride ourselves in our digital and personal relationships with our UK Vet practices, so whether you are a graduate or an experienced vet there are many roles and positions for you.
Locum or Permanent, Clinical or Commercial, the options are abundant and we can’t wait to help you find your perfect role.
Locations are one of the most exciting things about the UK. Not only do you have many different areas but you have 4 countries as well. The UK is not just made up of London – you can have the opportunity to work anywhere in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland or Wales. From Belfast to Birmingham, Cardiff to Coatbridge in Glasgow, there are so many places not to be missed.
Vet Salary United Kingdom
Salaries for UK vets are comparatively good.
Vets can earn from £30k – £35k base salaries as new graduates which will quickly increase to £45-55k with experience and Clinical Director Roles can command salaries of £60-80k base.
There are other fantastic benefits possible with, CPD and further training often funded, Relocation bonuses for vets coming into the UK and Insurance and Registration Fees covered.
Veterinary Nurses in the UK can earn salaries from £20k – £30k and then leading upwards if moving into managerial roles or commercial advisory positions.
Work/Life Balance in Veterinary Jobs in the UK
Working in the veterinary industry brings with it a number of pressures and everyone should always try to make sure they manage their work/life balance. If you are feeling overwhelmed in your current job or are moving from abroad there are options available in the UK to manage your workload. From reducing working hours, to part time contracts or locum opportunities we can help find you the flexibility that you need.
Consider the Law Requirements to Practice Veterinary in the UK
To practice as, or represent yourself as a veterinarian in the UK you must be registered with the Royal College Of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) London and hold a current practising certificate.
All applicants must satisfy the Council that they:
Can communicate in and understand English to an appropriate standard for practising as a veterinarian in the UK. Applicants whose first language isn’t English will be required to provide evidence of English competency by sitting and passing an approved English test to the required level.
UK Work Visa for Vets
Before you start work in the UK, as a vet or vet nurse, you need to ensure that you have an appropriate visa if you are not a UK citizen. Please contact the Department of Immigration in the UK for further information or speak to your personal vet service account supervisor. There are different options for permanent or working holiday visas in the UK. Here at The Vet Service, we can point you in the right direction for an appropriate Visa – register today and speak to our advisors.
Veterinary Positions in the United Kingdom
Locum Small Animal Vet
Locum Small Animal Vet Nurse
Locum Small Animal Vet
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