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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 @ GKG Vets

We are a supportive practice with a lot of experience in supporting new graduates. We see a broad range of medical and surgical cases allowing you to gain a range of experience, we encourage new graduates to work their own cases up with the support of an experience vet to guide them and provide advice. We are part of the cats protection schemes low cost neutering scheme and the Hope project (Dogs Trust) scheme providing the opportunity to get plenty of neutering experience providing the building blocks to more complex surgeries. We are a warm friendly practice who believes everyone makes a valuable contribution whatever stage they are in their career.

We have a wonderful team of 2 FTE Vet - Clinical Director and an experienced Vet and 4FTE Nurses - Head Nurse and experienced RVN’s. Practice facilities include new ultrasound with colour flow doppler giving high quality images and easy to use, recently refurbished consult rooms, digital x-ray, in house blood machines and multiparameter monitoring.

Step into a supportive start

Your normal hours of work are an average 38 hours per week, 4 days a week. Monday to Friday between 08.00 and 19.00. You will also be required to participate in a weekend rota which will include working one in 4 Saturdays 08.00 to 12.30pm.

In addition to the VetGDP program, the practice aims to ensure that new graduate feels well equipped to deal all types of cases. We talk about step wise processes to manage emergency cases and routine cases alike. As a clinical director what shows I have done my job properly is when vets and nurses leave my practice to go on to achieve greater things. Previous members of the practice are working in the emergency care department at Edinburgh University and the pathology department of Liverpool University. I should be giving you the foundation stones to achieve the career of your dreams.

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.