Join the Nightingale Emergency Vets team 

We’re always open to hearing from qualified vets, nurses and support team professionals who are interested in joining our practice. 

Our out of hours service is proud to offer an energised, inclusive and rewarding environment that is also fun to work in.

Teamwork is at the heart of what we do, and we believe that positive communication between colleagues and clients is vital to providing high quality emergency and out of hours care. 

If you have a passion for out of hours, emergency and critical care, our practice could be the perfect place to pursue your clinical interests and expand your skills. 

We offer extensive CPD opportunities, and actively support and nurture our team members by recognising their talents and helping them to reach their full potential, which in turn helps to maximise our performance. 

Respect is also key to what we do, and we welcome everyone’s ideas and opinions. Our solution focused and accountable team are always looking to do things better, meaning you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to local pets and owners.

For a confidential, informal chat about our availability, get in touch.

Current Vacancies

OOH Vet - Nightingale Vets – Chippenham, Wiltshire


We have a rare and exciting opportunity for OOH Vets to join a brand-new, dedicated night team based within the Hale Veterinary Hospital in Chippenham, in partnership with Garden Veterinary Group.

Accommodation is available.

About the Role

Under the welcoming, friendly supervision of a Lead Vet, we are seeking a small team of talented OOH Vets who want to embrace a fresh, new position. We are aiming for there to be a specialist team of around 4 Vets & 4 RVNs.

The role will allow you to work a varied OOH caseload, where continuity of high clinical standards is imperative. This is a truly rewarding role where clinical work ups are encouraged. The aim for Nightingale is to provide a real continuity of care for their loyal clientele & further pets from the local area.

The rota is dependent on the Vets who join the team! We are willing to be open to flexible working opportunities for the right candidates and hear what rota would suit you.

There will be some Sunday days/Bank Hols working on a projected (and fair) rota basis. There is also accommodation available for during your working nights.

The Practice and Area

Based out of Hale Veterinary Hospital in beautiful Chippenham, you will be able to access all of their state-of-the-art facilities. They are RCVS accredited & have ISFM Silver status.

The practice is very close to an M4 junction, as well as being 5 minutes away from the train station, making it an easily accessible hospital (for clients and team members).

 The local area has a lot to offer – it is close to the Coast, the Cotswolds, as well as big cities such as Cardiff, Bristol & Bath. We are also only an hour from London by train. From sea to city life to countryside, we have it all!

So, what can Nightingale Vets offer me?

  • Opening January 2023
  • Salary up to £65k (dependent on experience)
  • Dedicated OOH team
  • Flexible rota
  • 6.6 weeks holiday inclusive of Bank Hols (pro rata)
  • £1750 CPD allowance (pro rata)
  • RCVS, VDS & two other memberships paid
  • Healthshield
  • Various VetPartners benefits
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Career development opportunities
  • & much more!


For an informal chat about Nightingale or to send in your CV, please contact Sarah or Chris: or