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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 @ Martin and Carr Vets

We are a traditional practice with a modern twist. If you want a friendly, community-based practice with advanced diagnostic equipment and a wealth of knowledge and experience, we are the practice for you! We have a history of supporting new graduates and will provide the encouragement and training you need in your first few years of veterinary life. Whether you want a quiet life in the country or a party life in the city, we have what you need! Situated on the edge of a quant tourist town and within walking distance of a train station that will get you to Worcester in 10 minutes and Birmingham in 40 minutes.

We have a lovely team of 9 Vets - 5 part time & 4 full time, 7 RVS's and 1 SVN and 7 support staff. We have a varied group of certificate holders including BVSc, GPcert (SAS), CertAVP(GSAS), MRCVS, RCVS advanced practitioner in general Small Animal Surgery, BVSc(hons), GPcert(SAM), GPCert (ENDO), BSc (hons), MRCV, BVMS GPcert(SAM) and MRCVS. We also have 2 Vets working on advanced certificates.

As a Tier 2 RCVS accredited practice, we pride ourselves on our high standard of care and leading skills - we were one of the first Vets in the country to offer keyhole surgeries and have now nearly 20 years experience of laparoscopic procedures. We also offer advanced dentistry, surgical and orthopaedic operations such as TPLO, Teca/Bo's and fracture repairs.

Step into a supportive start

Your normal hours of work are 40 hours per week between 08:30am – 18:30pm, 4 days a week. You will also be required to participate in a 1 in 4 Saturday.

Our aim is to give you the knowledge and support to allow you to grow in confidence and become an independent Vet. You will have the support of a strong team of Vets, nurses and support staff that will help you achieve your in practice goals.

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 annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • 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.