The benefits listed below are available to every graduate who joins the graduate academy in 2022.
Your starting salary will be £30k per year.
All new graduates receive a payment of £5000 in their October salary of their first year* (terms and conditions apply)
You’ll be assigned a dedicated VetGDP adviser who'll always be on hand to help.
5 weeks holiday every year, not including bank holidays, plus birthday leave.
You’ll have access to 7 different streams that cover a variety of pure and mixed roles. We have top quality CPD content for small animal, farm and equine vets as well as those in mixed practice.
We will cover the cost of your RCVS renewal fees and many more.
There'll be lots of opportunities to progress within our ever-growing network.
Our Care Fund offers assistance to owners facing financial challenges and allows our vets to offer treatment options that might otherwise not be possible.
You'll be part of a network of other vets, both in your local area and across the UK.
We have a process in place for internal transfers within the UK and Europe, making it easy for you to relocate.
Our graduates receive regular advice and feedback.
You'll be invited to attend National Vet Congress events such as LVS and BSAVA.
Our two-year CPD programme is designed to further your clinical knowledge base, as well as practical skills like communication, leadership & business management.
Get your veterinary career off to the best start with the help of your VetGDP adviser.
You'll have the chance to share your experience with other graduates and build up your very own support network.
Graduate vet at Coombefield Veterinary Hospital in Devon
Graduate vet at Wards Veterinary Centre in Elgin
Graduate vet at Deepdale Veterinary Centre in Bedford
Upload your CV and we’ll ask a few questions about your interests, experiences and background
Once we have received your application, we will be in touch to arrange an initial interview
Further questions about the academy?
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