We operate a 24 hour emergency service
Woodbridge: 01394 380083 Felixstowe: 01394 284554 Rendlesham: 01394 420964 Ipswich: 01473 274040
We operate a 24 hour emergency service
Woodbridge: 01394 380083
Felixstowe: 01394 284554
Rendlesham: 01394 420964
Ipswich: 01473 274040


New or Recent Graduate Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time New or recent Graduate Mixed Veterinary Surgeon to fill a small animal and equine role in our thriving, progressive, well-equipped independent practice in the Coastal Suffolk area with good transport links to London and the Midlands.

We are a large multi-site practice with a busy caseload and an experienced veterinary team with a wide range of interests.  Our team are all very supportive and as a practice we encourage discussion groups and training to help all staff members develop in their chosen areas of expertise.

Alongside the encouragement of a dedicated VetGDP Advisor, we offer a great network of support for our new grads to enable them to nurture and grow in their veterinary career many of whom continue to work for us years after qualifying.

We provide our own out of hours service, covered by a dedicated night team of vets and nurses providing a high level of continuous 24/7 care.

The ideal candidate will be friendly, confident, and committed to providing a high level of veterinary care.   We encourage the opportunity to progress and develop veterinary careers with a rewarding caseload of medical and surgical cases.

The equine role is predominantly ambulatory offering a high quality of care to a varied client base including stud work, rare breeds, sports and leisure horses.

We have a friendly and supportive team with a range of interests and experience including an Advanced Veterinary Practitioner in internal medicine.

We have the usual facilities including in-house lab, gastroscope, endoscopes, ultrasound, wireless DR x-ray and clinic facilities.

We are a friendly and supportive close-knit team with social events of various shapes and sizes held throughout the year when restrictions allow.

  • 4.5 day week
  • 31 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD
  • Certificates encouraged and funded
  • OOH with time off in lieu
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Generous salary package
  • Company Vehicle
  • 60% Equine 40% Small animal

For more information or to apply, please contact: practicemanager@ryder-daviesvets.co.uk


Registered Veterinary Nurse

We are looking for a full time qualified RVN to join our friendly and supportive small animal team at our Ipswich practice. The successful candidate will utilise all nursing skills and we encourage our nurses to run a range of clinics including puppy parties, weight loss clinics and dental checks.

Benefits include a competitive salary, 28 days annual leave, CPD allowance, company pension scheme and paid RCVS fees.   You will be working a 4-day week, 1:3 Saturday mornings (with TOIL) and 1:12 weekends.

To apply please send your CV along with a covering letter to: practicemanager@ryder-daviesvets.co.uk

A job description is available on request.