Senior Vet

Wimborne, Dorset, England
Hillside Veterinary Centre
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Hillside Veterinary Centre

Senior Vet – Hillside Veterinary Centre – Wimborne, Dorset

We’re recruiting! Full-time vet required for a 100% small animal practice in coastal Dorset. This role is for a Senior Vet to become part of a small leadership team, undertaking management tasks, including HR & KPIs.

About Us:

At Hillside we deliver first class patient care whilst offering a caring, supportive environment in which to work, benefiting both the team, our clients, and their pets. This is an exciting time to join Hillside, as we just celebrated our 25th anniversary and undergoing a refurbishment of the practice.

We are small team of 16: 1 Practice Director (Non-Clinical), 4 Vets (3.5 FTE), 3 RVNs, 2 ANAs (1.5 FTE), 4 Receptionists (2.2 FTE), and 2 Admin Support colleagues.

We have excellent, modern facilities with separate waiting areas and kennels for dogs and cats/small animals to ensure as little stress and discomfort as possible to the pets in our care. We offer an on-site laboratory, digital X-ray, dental X-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, and a state-of-the-art operating theatre, so you’ll have everything you need to work to your very best.

The Role:

  • No OOH (we use Vets Now for this).
  • Time given to work up cases.
  • Clinical interests supported.
  • Full-time hours, but we can offer flexibility if this is carried out over 4.5 days or 4 days. Hours to be covered include: 8.30 – 6.30pm Monday to Friday, 1:3 late Wednesdays 11am – 8pm, and 1:4 Saturdays 8.30 – 5pm.


  • Lifestyle friendly.
  • Generous CPD allowance.
  • 6 weeks paid holiday, including Bank Holidays.
  • Health Shield.
  • Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, and surrogacy pay
  • Discounted veterinary fees.
  • Company sick pay.
  • Annual pay reviews.
  • Focus on employee wellbeing.
  • Career progression opportunities.

Salary: £55k – £57k

If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to join a premium practice and have the unique opportunity of being involved in the clinical direction of Hillside, please contact:

Kirsty Southern, Practice Director on 01202 698899 for more information, or to apply send your CV to:

Application Form

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