Vacancies

As vacancies arise within our team, details and our application process will be added to this page.  If you are interested in a career with Mill House, please check back regularly for available opportunities.  Click here to view our guide to our premises and equipment.

Veterinary Surgeon
We have a vacancy for a Veterinary Surgeon – please click here to find out more.
Registered Veterinary nurse, Student nurse or support team member – no vacancies currently, but if you want to register your interest in a future opportunity – complete the form here 

How to apply for a vacancy

click to download our application form – complete this in your own handwriting and return with a covering letter and your CV (if you have one).  Please do not complete the PDF application form electronically.  We are happy to receive the answers to the questions on page 4 typed as a separate document though, if you prefer.

Completed applications can be scanned and uploaded here or emailed to the email address given in the job details or fax it to 01553 761115.  Alternatively, post or hand deliver to Mill House Veterinary Surgery, 20 Tennyson Avenue, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 2QG, UK.  Any problems, call our Practice Manager, Donna Northwood on 01553 771457.

All applications will be acknowledged and you will be informed of the progress of your application as decisions are made.

As an Investor in People Gold Award holder, we support improving skills appropriate to the role, and encourage involvement in the development of the practice, its services and our team. We also hold the IIP Health and Wellbeing Award.

We very much look forward to hearing from you!
Everyone at Mill House

Careers

A career in veterinary practice is both challenging and extremely rewarding.  If you want to be a vet or a nurse, we recommend that you build a strong portfolio of work experience in a variety of related areas.  For work experience at Mill House, apply for our Work Inspiration programme here.  Places are limited and you must be over 15 years old.

A career as a veterinary surgeon
For information on becoming a vet, visit www.walksoflife.org.uk.  All practising vets in the United Kingdom are members of our national regulatory body the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, follow this link for career and training information.

There are seven Veterinary Schools in the UK awarding degree qualifications in Veterinary Medicine. David & Carole Clarke, Sarah Colegrave and Judy Mosedale qualified from the University of Cambridge Veterinary School.  Michael Morter and Jess Clemo qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, London. The other UK veterinary schools are Liverpool, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Bristol and Nottingham.

A career as a veterinary nurse
For information about becoming a veterinary nurse, visit www.rcvs.org or look at the British Veterinary Nursing Association website.  There are three routes to becoming a veterinary nurse either through vocational training or higher education as follows –

  • Employed – the level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing can be undertaken alongside employment as part of the Advanced Apprenticeship in Veterinary Nursing.
  • Full time education – undertake the level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing with a placement in practice and 2 days a week at college for the first year and 1 day in the second year.  This is an unpaid volunteer placement and applications are made through the college course provider, so contact them directly.
  • Higher education – as part of your studies towards the Degree in Veterinary Nursing or Foundation degree you will need to undertake block placements.  These are unpaid volunteer placements and applications are made in conjunction with the university.
 To register your interest in a future opportunity with Mill House, please click here

What our clients are saying

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  • "Professionalism by staff and a welcoming environment." Mrs Cartwright with Katya - March 2017
  • "Pleasant staff, well-equipped surgery and modern premises."
    Mrs Symington with Greta & Kiwi - July 2016
  • "Made very welcome, bright and cheerful staff who were all very efficient." Mr Edwards with Daisy - November 2016