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Elizabeth Smith Veterinary Practice


We are a proudly independent practice operating from a beautiful, modern, purpose built premises in Central Bedfordshire within easy reach of London & Cambridge. 

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and cheerful small animal vet to join our friendly and dedicated 8-vet, 8-nurse team. 

We pride ourselves on offering the best possible levels of customer care and encourage case continuity and the freedom to work up cases to a high clinical standard.  We are a very supportive practice, offering a generous CPD allowance, with certificate training funded and encouraged.

The role is full-time, with a 1 in 4 out of hours on-call rota, 2 days off after a weekend on-call and a half a day off every week.  Part-time applicants committed to the on-call rota will also be welcomed.

Facilities include digital radiography, ultrasonography, 2 large operating theatres, separate dental suite with dental X-ray, ECG and in-house laboratory. 

For more information please go to or call Libby or Farah on 01767 627317 for an informal chat.  To apply email your CV to Libby at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or post it to Elizabeth Ambrose at Elizabeth Smith Veterinary Practice Ltd.  Ickwell Road, Upper Caldecote.  Bedfordshire.  SG18 9BS. 

Unmissable opportunity for AVP Medicine and for AVP Surgery in London E4


Advanced Veterinary Practitioner in Small Animal Medicine

Advanced Veterinary Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery


'You’re needed. In a big way!' Kelly HRVN

'We need vets – please join us' Tasha RVN, Javier MRCVS

'I’ll make you tea every day!' Kim, Accounts

'I want to be inspired by you' Mia SVN

'I’ll make sure the environment, premises and facilities are conducive to you practising your very best veterinary medicine and surgery' Stephen MRCVS, Principal

I’ll sympathise with you if any crazy stuff happens' Francesca SVN

'I’ll laugh and cry with you at the shit we sometimes have to deal with!' Zoe RVN

‘We’ll help you be amazing!' Zoe, Receptionist

'Every day, I’ll ask myself how I can support you better'  Elsa, Practice Manager

‘I want you to be happy with us' Debbie, Receptionist

'You might be the valuable vet we need - delivers consistently, keeps up-to-date and is no drama?' Kim, Client Care Manager

'And you might not be perfect, yet! None of us are! That’s OK!' Adele, Receptionist

'Bring us your unique professional, mental and moral qualities' Ben MRCVS

'Trust me. I’ll support you, I’m the Rottweiler of the surgery'  Hayley, Head Receptionist


Unmissable opportunity for an Advanced Veterinary Practitioner in Small Animal Medicine and an Advanced Veterinary Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery, confident in dealing with cats and dogs with acute, chronic and urgent conditions, sought to join the VETCall Veterinary Surgery in North Chingford, London.

We listened to our clients’ concerns and needs over the last 20 years and created an independent, first-opinion RCVS PSS accredited general small animal veterinary surgery, open every day of the week, providing a year round, 24-hour service. The surgery is on the edge of the 6000 acre Epping Forest and within 15 minutes over-ground rail commute to London Liverpool Street. We also have the Galley Hill Equine Surgery with a small animal surgery, in nearby Waltham Abbey.

Our general or primary veterinary care is based on the high-touch physical examination of pets, using our skills and experience. But veterinary care is very complex now and our veterinary team aims to create a “VETCall Super Veterinary Surgery” where our advanced practitioners provide further care. Our clients will then have the best of both worlds, primary and advanced care, reducing the high costs of referral that will too help the owners of insured pets.

In the event of an emergency, we see our clients at our surgery and do not send them to an unfamiliar practice. We believe in establishing long-term relationships with our clients.

Job description:

Client satisfaction

Clinical resolution

Financial settlement

Staff harmony.

 Salary package £50-65k considered permanent full-time but we'll discuss the details later. Excellent CPD Allowance. Pension – 8% full employer contribution from April 2018. 5 days per week and 4 days after a weekend duty. Out-of-hours and weekend duty 1:3-1:4. Four weeks holiday + some Bank Holidays. Free preventative care for 2 of your pets, other drugs at wholesale price, free surgery, diagnostics at cost. Extra day of holiday on your birthday

Please contact Stephen Posnett MRCVS:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. I would value talking to you next.
Posted 15/11/2017


Vacancy at Rutland House Vets

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a colleague to join our medicine/oncology department.

Although the ideal candidate would hold a diploma in internal medicine or oncology, we also would be keen to hear from experienced certificate holders, board eligible clinicians or someone wanting to work towards a medicine/oncology qualification in referral practiceYou will be working alongside experienced RCVS advanced practitioners in internal medicine and  cardiology as well as Diplomats and experienced Certificate holders in the following disciplines; orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, anaesthesia, exotics and dermatology as well as visiting diagnostic imaging. You will be given complete clinical freedom and not be bound by strict corporate rules on prescribing or laboratory choices.

Our busy caseload is very wide and varied and you will never be bored! Our hospital is already well equipped with in house CT, video endoscopy, digital radiography, Doppler ultrasound, a dedicated chemotherapy suite and visiting MRI,  we are currently undergoing an extension that will include in house MRI and an ICU. We have an exceptionally friendly and welcoming team of nurses, interns and other support staff and we are looking for someone to be part of our friendly team.

You can expect a generous salary and CPD allowance. Rutland House Referrals is well situated on the motorway network, with very easy connections to the vibrant cities of Liverpool and Manchester, the typically British countryside of Lancashire and Cheshire as well as the stunning mountains of the Lake District and North Wales. Two international airports are within half an hour’s travelling time, and London is less than two and one-quarter hours by train.

For informal inquiries please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To apply for the position please email our practice manager Janie Clare on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Posted 13/11/2017

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