Graduate Veterinary Surgeon Guernsey 2024

Guernsey St Martins Vets for Pets is looking for a new or recently graduated vet to join their team and our award-winning graduate scheme.

Guernsey is a stunningly beautiful island with a rich history and a vibrant community. It offers a high standard of living, beautiful beaches, fantastic cliff views and great outdoor pursuits and a close-knit community of animal lovers.

Our practice is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including a high-end ultrasound, CT scanner, facilities for fluoroscopy and endoscopy and we pride ourselves on offering the latest advancements in veterinary medicine. Another unique aspect of our practice is our pet wellbeing centre 20 minutes away, which offers physiotherapy and hydrotherapy services to our patients. This provides an additional avenue for comprehensive care ensuring the best possible outcomes for our patients.

About the role

As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work alongside a group of highly skilled and specialized veterinarians. Our team includes advanced practitioners, in areas such as orthopaedics, neurology, internal medicine, imaging, cardiology, dermatology and ophthalmology. Further, we have colleagues with special interest in pain management and acupuncture, and we aim to be the first certified ZERO PAIN clinic. This creates a fantastic learning environment where you can expand your knowledge and skills in various areas of veterinary medicine.

With genuine support and emphasis on your wellbeing, you can realise and maintain your full potential in an environment that encourages a healthy work/life balance too.

You’ll be supported from day one by a dedicated mentor/Vet GDP Advisor, you’ll also be able to take paid leave to attend the varied CPD programme designed by vets specifically for new graduates. As you build your confidence in caring for pets and their owners, you’ll grow your own client base and see the continuity of cases with the support of your wider team. You won’t be in sole charge of cases until you’re ready.

As a standard on the Graduate Development Programme we offer a 2 year programme with no financial tie-ins, guaranteed starting salary of at least £34,000 per annum with reviews each year on programme, 10-12 clinical/non-clinical structure CPD days a year with covered travel costs, access to wellbeing support and free membership of wellbeing app and support with practice transfer should the need to arise. We also arrange fun social activities where you can engage with your fellow graduates! To find out about more about our award-winning Graduate Development Programme visit

What we offer

  • Paid holiday of 30 days (240 hours) per year, rising to 32 days after 2 years of service.
  • Paid professional membership - RCVS
  • Pension scheme coming into effect in 2024.
  • Dedicated CPD allowance and time off including funding towards certificates.
  • Life assurance 4 x annual salary.
  • Colleague reward hub – exclusive offers and discounts online and on the high street.
  • Free car parking.
  • Visa sponsorship available.

Pets just see people. And just like pets, we embrace everyone’s differences. We work to break down barriers, attract and develop diverse talent, and create a culture that allows everyone to be the best they can be. Our diversity and inclusion vision is that everyone is welcome and feels part of our business. So, if you think you’re a good match to what we are looking for, and you share our belief that together ‘we’re better with pets’, we’re waiting to hear from you, whatever your background or circumstances.

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