We are very proud of our Ash Tree Vets team and continually invest in our staff to ensure the best care for our clients.

We are an independent, small-animal practice, with branches in Market Harborough, Kibworth, Desborough and Rothwell. We employ approximately 50 members of staff to make up our friendly, supportive and professional team of vets, nurses and support staff.


Current Vacancies

Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Would you like to join our nursing team, providing excellent clinical and animal care, as well as top client service?

Ash Tree Vets offers a great work-life balance with the following benefits:

  • 20 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Funded CPD
  • Christmas and Summer staff parties
  • Big friendly team
  • 4 branches with a varied case load
  • Fully equipped operating theatres with a comprehensive range of surgical equipment
  • 1 in 6 Saturdays
  • 1 late night a week

There is flexibility within the role to work full-time (37.5 hours) or part-time (7.5 hour shifts, number of shifts to be confirmed).

For more information please contact Zoe Lord via email on

Skills, knowledge and responsibilities expected of the role holder:

  • Able to carry out unsupervised medical duties as requested
  • Assists the Vets when requested with clinical and surgical procedures
  • Preparation of patients for surgery
  • Unsupervised monitoring of patients under anaesthesia and able to alert the Vet to any issues
  • Assessments of patients both pre and post-surgery
  • Laboratory tasks such as blood analysis and other diagnostics
  • Knowledge of drugs and medicines, their application and effects
  • Able to provide advice to clients on pre and post-operative care
  • Is adept at the handling and restraint of all species
  • Is able to prep surgical equipment in line with the practice policy and guidelines
  • Knows and is compliant with clinical hygiene standards
  • Is able to dispense medicines in line with practice protocol and current legislation
  • Has preventative health knowledge and is able to provide advice to clients in line with practice protocols eg. Neutering, fleas, worms, vaccination, diet
  • Is able to provide appropriate levels of care to all patients and will alert qualified members of the team when concerned
  • Will communicate to the wider team on patient status
  • Will take ownership of personal CPD requirement in line with RCVS guidelines
  • Could be a clinical coach

Veterinary Surgeon (full-time)

Have you ever thought about living and working in Market Harborough?

This lovely market town with beautiful surrounding villages was listed by the Sunday Times as one of the best places to live in Britain. With rail links to London and the north, as well as road links to the A14, A6 and M1 it has a strong strategic location. If you think beautiful countryside, good schools and low house prices are for you then have a look at this exciting opportunity to join our clinical team.

We are seeking an experienced full-time Veterinary Surgeon, with excellent clinical and customer skills. We will offer an attractive salary package to the right candidate, with long term opportunities available to develop clinically.

Our main surgery has been extensively refurbished providing us with all the diagnostic equipment required to investigate all first and some second opinion cases. There is ample opportunity to work up a diverse range of cases that walk through our doors. You will be supported and encouraged to undertake CPD and share your learning with your colleagues.

We have a loyal customer following, based on the exceptional level of clinical services and client care we offer. If you would like to join our professional team, providing excellent clinical services and client care, then we would love to hear from you.

Call in to have a chat with our practice manager, Helen Worsley, if you think this position could be for you. Helen can be reached on 01858 462 839, or by email

To apply for a position, please download our  Application Form and email the completed form to or send for the attention of:

The Practice Manager
Ash Tree Veterinary Practice Limited
124 Northampton Road
Market Harborough
LE16 9HF

For Work Experience queries, please contact Tracey Joyce on 01858 462 839 or email

Candidates must ideally be 16 years or over and looking to pursue a career in the veterinary industry.

Job Enquiry

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