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New Graduate Vet - Coastline Veterinary Surgery

Practice Site:
  • Coastline (Lowestoft)

We have been providing veterinary care for over two decades, and can be found across three branches on the beautiful coast of Suffolk. We are very proud of our amazing team, with a large number of us having worked here for many years. Our longest standing staff member started with us back in 1993.

Calling all New Graduate Vets!

Coastline Vets are looking for a New Graduate to join their team. Coastline Vets a 3 site Vet practice based on the beautiful coast of Suffolk.

We enrol our New Graduate Vets onto our Graduate Programme which we are extremely proud of as we have supported over 500 brilliant graduates via the programme since 2015.

This is what some of our vets on the CVS Graduate Programme say:

“Throughout my first year as a new graduate on the CVS Graduate Scheme I have felt very supported both in my practice and externally through being a part of CVS. The practical CPD we get to do is definitely my favourite part as it also provides an opportunity to network with other fellow graduates while covering some essential topics for first opinion practice. I would highly recommend the programme to any new graduate as it provides a supported and structured start into your veterinary career.”

“My favourite part of working as a new graduate vet for CVS are the opportunities offered by such a large cooperation. The experience and possibilities are great when you are trying to find your own path according to your passion.  The CPD offered is also invaluable and there is a great support network.”

These are just some of the benefits of joining us:

  • Salary of £31,000 which increases to £33,500 at the end of year 1 and £36,500 at the end of year 2
  • No financial tie-in beyond completion of the programme.
  • Professional memberships (RCVS & VDS).
  • Up to 7 weeks annual leave plus Bank Holidays (or equivalent) with our Buy/Sell holiday scheme - allowing you to purchase an additional two weeks of annual leave
  • Receive an extra days leave each year in your first 5 years at CVS
  • 10 CPD days a year covering both clinical and non-clinical skills and tailored to your clinical role, whether it be dedicated small animal, farm animal or mixed practice.
  • A committed and trained clinical buddy working alongside you in practice, with regular meetings to support your transition from student to qualified vet.
  • Workplace pension scheme.
  • Discounted pet treatments.
  • Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 365 days a year helpline to support you and your immediate family when you need it the most.
  • Discounted UK gym membership with Gym Flex.
  • Performance bonus scheme.
  • Opportunity to enrol onto the country's first Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Veterinary) degree programme in conjunction with Nottingham Vet School – providing you with both a masters qualification and certAVP
  • Internal transfers – with a network of over 500 practices we can support you should you need to relocate
  • Recommend a Friend: Financial bonus up to £1000!


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To take your first steps onto the CVS Graduate Programme and joining our team at Coastline, please select ‘apply now




New Graduate Vet / Small Animal Vet / Veterinary Surgeon / Vet / Full Time

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Coastline (Lowestoft)
1 Village Rise, Lowestoft, Norfolk, United Kingdom, NR32 4PT
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    Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Practice:
    Coastline Veterinary Surgery
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  • Application Closing Date:
    31 August 2021
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