Your career with CVS

Looking for a rewarding and stimulating career?

As the largest veterinary group in the UK you will be working with colleagues who have a real passion for animals and providing the best in client care.

With our extensive network of veterinary practices across the UK we can offer veterinary professionals the opportunity to be part of an exceptional clinical support network.

We employ and work alongside some of the key opinion leaders and by working together we aim to deliver the widest range of development opportunities within the sector – we want to help you to be the best you can be.

Graduate Programme

Investing in our future means that we are always seeking ambitious graduate Veterinary Surgeons keen to join the CVS New Graduate Programme. The programme is a two year supportive comprehensive practical and theory based programme providing new graduate vets essential CPD required for their first job working in practice. It provides mentoring at a practice level with a national support network, plus the opportunity to meet up with other new graduates on a regular basis.

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Graduate Diary

We strongly believe in investing for the future, and at CVS we have a unique talent programme that newly qualified veterinary surgeons can apply for. To help reach each vets potential, the programme will help to develop behaviours and veterinary skills in small animal practice.

Jenna Hill recently graduated from the second year of the Programme and tells us how she found it.

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MiNurse Academy

The MiNurse academy was launched in 2014. It is managed and taught by leading veterinary professionals who are recognised by employers both within the UK and internationally, and is designed to provide a streamlined approach to the educational needs of our qualified veterinary nurses.

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Employee Benefits

As you would expect from the largest veterinary group in the UK we offer a supportive and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities’ and an excellent package and benefits that include; competitive salary, performance related bonuses, CPD allowance and exclusive company discounts and rewards. Our benefits package is under constant review to make sure that we can reward our people for all their hard work in the best ways possible.

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Employee Development

Our new Graduate Programme is an industry leading scheme which is well respected by universities providing veterinary degrees.

We are also dedicated to supporting our staff in maximising their own potential and to develop their careers with the Company. To enable this, we have a process to identify, develop and support our future leaders via our talent development programmes – one of which is our innovative Aspirational Leadership Programme.

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Employee Wellbeing

We recognise that working in the Veterinary profession at times can be very demanding – the intellectual, emotional and physical demands of a veterinary career can be tough to deal with, and many in our profession will struggle from time to time.  At CVS we want our employees to feel that the company they work for cares about them as an individual and that is the reason why we place so much emphasis on the health and wellbeing of our employees.  We believe that having a healthy, happy workforce will result in more motivated, engaged and committed employees.

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