Progress your career with Medivet

Development is at the heart of everything we do. We have a wealth of opportunities for veterinary professionals to pursue their interests, develop their clinical and business skills, and take their careers in whichever directions they choose.


How do we do that?

Whatever your role, we’ll have regular performance reviews and catch-ups with you, making plans together for your professional development. We have continuing professional development (CPD) packages available for all our clinical employees – these packages vary from role to role.

Whichever area of the business you work in, you can take advantage of our courses to develop your interpersonal skills, including personal effectiveness and handling difficult conversations with clients. We’ll make sure you have the tools you need to succeed.


Continuous professional development for vets

As a Veterinary Surgeon with Medivet, you’ll receive a continuous professional development package of £1,500 plus three days, which you can put towards external training in a wide range of areas.

Certificate sponsorship is also possible, allowing you to pursue a specific area of veterinary care and further your expertise.

Career paths for vets

Our vets have the opportunity to develop their skills within their role through continuous professional development and gain certificates in particular areas.

If you’re also interested in the business and management side of veterinary practice, you may consider the following routes:

  • Branch Partnership – co-owning and running your own Medivet practice.
  • Regional Management – providing a direct link between the Support Centre and clinics in your region as a Regional Director.
  • Clinical Operations – overseeing areas of the business such as safety and strategy.
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Continuous professional development for registered veterinary nurses

As a Registered Veterinary Nurse at Medivet, you’ll receive a continuous professional development package of £750 plus two days , which you can put towards external training in a wide range of areas.

We’ll support you every step of the way, whether it’s developing your interest in emergency and critical care, expanding your management skills or tapping into the knowledge available within the wider community.

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Career paths for registered veterinary nurses

Registered Veterinary Nurses may progress to Deputy Head Veterinary Nurse and Head Veterinary Nurse. You also have the opportunity to move into the following areas of work:

  • Regional management – as Area Manager, you’ll support a Regional Director and give them a direct link to the nursing teams in your area
  • Clinical Operations – looking after areas such as staffing and recruitment
  • Clinical coaching and mentoring

Career progression for veterinary care assistants

Spending time as a Veterinary Care Assistants provides the perfect introduction for those pursuing a career in veterinary nursing. If you’re eligible you’ll have the opportunity to apply for a college apprenticeship to become a Student Veterinary Nurse.

If you are successful in attaining the college placement, our students spend time at their college and in practice, gaining the skills, knowledge and experience needed to become a fully-fledged Student Veterinary Nurse.