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We’re always on the look out for new talent to join our team at Oakhill! Any current vacancies are listed below. If you cant see a vacancy for you at this time, please do still get it touch, we’d love to hear from you!

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Veterinary Surgeon jobs

Mixed Practice Veterinary Surgeon, 12 month fixed term maternity cover – Windermere, Lake District

A rare opportunity to live and work in a UNESCO World Heritage Site!

Oakhill Veterinary Group has a vacancy for a Mixed Practice Veterinary Surgeon within our mixed practice on a 12 month fixed term contract to cover a colleague on maternity leave. The position is based between our main site in Windermere and at our Branch practice at Ambleside where you will form part of the busy clinical team providing a first class veterinary service to our small animal, farm animal and equine clients and tourist clientele. We have a fantastic well-equipped, purpose-built surgery and rehabilitation centre, offering first opinion and referral services.

We are a very friendly team who are extremely proud of what the practice has to offer as well as being very supportive of each other in and out of work.  In our two most recent Best Companies surveys we were one of very few practices to achieve the maximum 3* accreditation of employee satisfaction.  

The role will be 40 hours per week plus one week night on call and one in five full weekends on call.

Salary to be discussed at interview.

  • Holiday entitlement of 6.6 weeks a year (including Bank Holidays)
  • Full-time CPD budget of £1750 and up to 5 days a year (pro-rata for part time)
  • Professional membership of the RCVS, VDS and another of your choice
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and sick pay scheme
  • Workplace pension
  • Healthcare scheme for you and your family
  • Health insurance available (opt in)
  • Staff pet discount

For more information or to apply, please send your CV and covering letter to the Practice Manager, Janet Fox at

Veterinary Nurse jobs

Exciting opportunity!

We are seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our well-established, friendly mixed veterinary practice in Windermere in the heart of the Lake District. We have an experienced, hardworking, compassionate, supportive team of RVNs who work to a very high standard. They work alongside a team of 10 dedicated and knowledgeable Veterinary Surgeons with four certificates in specialist areas. The practice is modern with well-equipped facilities and equipment. Nursing duties are predominantly small animal and we carry out regular referral work in orthopaedics and soft tissue surgery. We are an approved training practice, an RCVS Accredited practice and a Feline Friendly practice with a dedicated cat ward and waiting area. On site we have our Animal Rehabilitation Centre (the ARC) which offers physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, and laser therapy. The role offers a good variety of nursing duties including theatre nursing, inpatient care, nurse consultations, lab work, radiography and dental care.

  • Salary package - £25,000-£28,000 (for full time) including 1 in 5 Saturdays and 1 night a week on call from home.
  • Full or part-time position considered
  • 6 weeks holiday per annum (including Bank Holidays) plus the opportunity to buy or sell extra days
  • Healthshield benefits (money back towards general wellbeing costs)
  • Pension Scheme
  • CPD allowance - 3 days / £600 per annum (pro rata for part time)
  • RCVS and VDS fees covered
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Regular employee wellbeing activities
  • Staff discount
  • Uniform provided


To apply please forward your CV and covering letter to We look forward to hearing from you.

Reception / Admin jobs

There are currently no vacancies but we are always happy to hear from people who are interested in working with us. Email to get in touch!

Working at Oakhill

If you are interested in a career at Oakhill Veterinary Group as a vet, nurse, receptionist or administrator you can complete the registration form below. We will acknowledge its receipt and keep your details on our records so that we can contact you the next time we have an opportunity that may be of interest.