Small Animal Graduate Veterinary Surgeon Basingstoke 2024

Shape your journey!

No matter where your passion in veterinary medicine lies, the IVC Evidensia Graduate Academy programme offers a comprehensive and tailored learning experience to support you in achieving your potential.

Are you a recent or soon-to-be veterinary graduate looking to embark on a successful and fulfilling career in veterinary medicine?

Shape your journey to veterinary excellence with our Graduate Academy programme. Unlock your potential through practical and online CPD courses and development opportunities. Feel empowered with mentor and well-being support, alongside a host of benefits and rewards. Find support and inspiration, with our global network of peers and professionals ready and waiting to welcome you.

Join us on this exciting journey, and let's shape the future of veterinary care together.

Unlock your passions @ GP Vets

We are a small animal practice based in Basingstoke in the heart of North Hampshire. Basingstoke is situated near the cities of Reading and Winchester and has efficient transport links to surrounding town centres as well as the capital, which proves to be an extremely popular place for commuters to live. Basingstoke is in an ideal location with excellent links to both the M3 and M4 motorways as well as only being 45 minutes from Waterloo on the train. Basingstoke is surrounded by beautiful rural villages and countryside where you can enjoy long walks and quaint country pubs. We also have Festival place shopping centre which offers a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants.

Our practice was established well over 40 years ago as an independent practice, and in that time, we’ve grown to reflect the people and patients around us. In recent years we have become part of IVC Evidensia and have built a happy, enjoyable place to work, and a lot of our team live locally and love the area.

We are a supportive team of 1 permanent Vet, 1 Locum Vet, 3 RVNs, 1 SVN and 1 VCA and we class ourselves as more of a small family who enjoy regular outings. You will be working alongside experienced Vets, Nurses, VCAs and Client care team some of which have over 20 years’ experience.

Our practice includes in house Dermatology consultations – With a visiting Dermatologist., a visiting Orthopaedic team, in house blood machine, a new ultrasound machine, laser therapy, tonopen, digital x-ray, multiparameter, anaesthetic monitoring, blood pressure machine, ECG and dental machine.

Step into a supportive start

Your normal hours of work are 40 hours per week over a 4 day week 8am - 6pm and 1 in 3 Saturdays 8am - 12 noon.

Alongside the IVC Evidensia Graduate Academy you will be provided with unwavering support by a very experienced and knowledgeable Veterinary team who strive to encourage new graduates to thrive in their chosen profession.

We Are IVC Evidensia

We are committed to supporting you in shaping your journey to reach your potential, whatever your career aims. That’s why, our graduate academy programme has been developed to offer you:

Comprehensive learning

Take your career to the next level with our comprehensive blended learning programme, with a choice of streams to fit your career dreams.

Global network

Build lifelong connections with our global community of veterinary professionals, and the opportunity to work at locations across our network as your career progresses.

CPD and development

Unlock your passions with exciting CPD and development opportunities, including access to apply for the IVC Evidensia Research Fund.


Gain invaluable experience and support from a dedicated mentor who cares about your progression.


Feel empowered with our wellbeing support offering.


Discover a host of benefits and rewards, including a competitive salary starting from £34k.

A rewarding career – it’s yours for the taking.

We offer excellent employee benefits, as we believe that our people do their best work when they feel comfortable, nurtured, and valued:

  • Year 1 salary from £34,000 increasing to year 2
  • No financial tie-in
  • 6.6 weeks holiday every year, including bank holidays, plus 1 day birthday leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Health and wellbeing – you’ll get free eye tests and discounted gym membership.
  • ‘Pawsome’ benefits and rewards scheme, plus a great discount on pet care
  • Employee assistance programme - we all have times in our life when we need a little extra support, which is why we offer a comprehensive employee assistance programme, including access to support.
  • Professional memberships – we cover the cost of your RCVS renewal fees and other memberships.

We know how committed you’ve been throughout your studies now let us help you create the perfect launch pad to a bright career. Join us on this exciting journey, and let's shape the future of veterinary care together.

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

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