Equine Vet

Competitive  | Full Time  | Markeaton, Derbyshire


We have a vacancy as one of our valued colleagues is leaving to travel in Australia.

Our Markeaton practice is set in the Allestree area of Derby and offers high level equine and farm veterinary services. We have experienced and dedicated teams and access to excellent facilities. These include sixteen stables with boxes for critical care patients, foaling boxes and an operating theatre. We are a Clinical Associate Practice of the University of Nottingham.


The team

Our friendly team of seven equine vets have varying experience, from recent graduates to certificate holders, with different individual interests including but not limited to lameness, medicine, dentistry and reproduction. There are regular case discussions and individual development is supported and encouraged. We also have regular assistance from Nottingham Vet School staff and from visiting specialists. The equine veterinary team is supported by excellent equine nursing and reception teams.


Your role

This role is a permanent position and is primarily an ambulatory role. We have hospitalisation and operating facilities available in the Equine Clinic with the usual range of toys, enabling provision of an outstanding level of client care and dealing with a varied equine caseload. There is the opportunity to follow cases through with support from the team when required. We have friendly clients who are primarily sports and leisure horse owners. Due to our relationship with Nottingham University, we have enthusiastic equine students and you may be asked to be involved with student teaching.


Perks and benefits


  • Great facilities and supportive team
  • Competitive salary
  • 1:5 rota
  • Excellent CPD (in-house and externally)
  • Competitive salary


  • 5 weeks holiday allowance (pro rota), plus an extra day for your birthday
  • Healthcare Scheme

None of our current roles quite right for you? Don’t worry, we’d still love to hear from you.

We know great veterinary care needs great people. So if you think you can make a difference in our growing team, please let us know – and if a role comes up that we think you’d be perfect for, you’ll be the first to know.

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