Ambulatory Vet Required

Donnington Grove Veterinary Group is seeking an Equine Assistant. The role will be primarily ambulatory, with case follow up in the clinic encouraged.


Donnington Grove Veterinary Group is a large practice based in Berkshire. We have a varied clientele to include pleasure horses, sport horses and racing. Our ideal candidate would be relatively experienced, confident in performing pre-purchase examinations, and eligible to carry out BHA race duties, in addition to the usual ambulatory skillset. You will enjoy clinical freedom with the full support of our clinic specialists and friendly ambulatory team. The Practice is based in Newbury with a well-appointed clinic, which accepts first opinion and referral cases for surgery, MRI, scintigraphy and medical investigations as well as a large in-house laboratory.


The position will require participation in the out of hours rota, currently 2:9, with 25 days holiday + bank holidays. Out of hours, work does not include anaesthesia or clinic admissions, which are covered by a separate team. The basic salary will be in the region of £30-40k (FTE) commensurate with experience, plus support with accommodation and the following benefits: membership of BEVA, RCVS, VDS cover, 40 hours per annum CPD and a budget of £1,250 p.a. (with further study encouraged), pension with employer’s contribution, private medical insurance and vehicle.


For a confidential informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Alix Jackson on 07831245303


If you would like to apply for the position, please e-mail our HR Manager Lynda Lewendon lyndalewendon@donningtongrove.com


The closing date for applications is 26th April 2021