During the COVID-19 Pandemic, opening hours and services may change in order to follow Government guidelines on travel and social distancing. Please call the practice on 01825 766006 for information on services operating at the current time. Our 24 hour emergency service is always available for our registered clients.


No current availabilities.

As a thriving new practice we are recruiting staff members for various positions all the time. Rachael, the company Director is particularly keen in providing continuing education for young people in the community and all the current nursing team members are in college studying for various further qualifications. If you are interested in becoming a veterinary nurse please forward your CV via email reception@theforestvet.co.uk.

If you are interested in meeting new people, like community spirit and enjoy providing excellent customer service you may wish to apply for a position with our reception team. Please email CVs to reception@theforestvet.co.uk.

We are an RCVS Approved Training Practice, which enables us to offer the clinical training and work experience needed to qualify as a veterinary nurse.

RCVS Accredited Practice

Work Experience

The Forest Vet is particularly keen to help people achieve their chosen careers. If you are interested in a career in Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary nursing please pop in and see us, get some more information and arrange a placement.

Rachael provides students with a nurturing learning environment and is keen on reinforcing concepts of clinical best practice in first opinion veterinary medicine.

For school pupils (ages 15years and above) we offer weekly work experience placements for those interested in a career in veterinary medicine or veterinary nursing. These placements may be part of the formal school work experince programme or arranged informally during school holidays.

We accept veterinary students here at The Forest Vet for Extra-Mural Studies (EMS) placements. During their time here students have the opportunity to observe and assist in many aspects of veterinary medicine and surgery.

Places are limited so early application is advisable via email to reception@theforestvet.co.uk.

Quote from a final year vet student:

"Being on placement at The Forest Vet has helped me to become more confident in practical skills and application of clinical knowledge. Rachael offers great opportunity to assist during surgery and reinforces developing a logical approach to clinical problem solving."