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3 ways to make a great first impression as a locum vet

Regardless of how long you’re going to be filling a position, it is vital to start with your best foot forward and build rapport with your temporary team. In this blog, we discuss 3 ways in which you can make a dazzling first impression as a locum vet.   Talk to your colleagues!   Make […]

How is pay transparency improving in the veterinary sector?

The British Veterinary Association has created a guide to help promote more transparent conversations around pay in the veterinary sector. The resource, ‘Talking About Pay in the Veterinary Profession,’ offers advice on how to discuss salary in the workplace.  It also shares insight into how to structure conversations around pay rises, as well as what […]

Preparing for a veterinary nurse interview

Going into a veterinary nurse interview can be anxiety-inducing, but with the right preparation it’s really nothing to worry about! Carry on reading for our top tips on how to smash your next interview and secure the role. Research, research, research Arrive at your interview equipped with a detailed knowledge of the practice, including company […]

How vet nurses can sharpen up their CV

You’ve found the veterinary role of your dreams and can’t wait to roll your sleeves up and get started – but how do you convince the employer you should make the cut? Based on years of first-hand experience in veterinary recruitment, our team of experts have collated some top tips on how to sharpen your […]

Phasing out lab animals: how to get involved

Did you know that more than 100 million animals are being used for experimental purposes around the world each year? Not only are these experiments horrifically barbaric, but also not necessarily relevant to helping humans. In this article, we look at the issue in more detail and discuss how you can get involved. Is testing […]

What jobs do we recruit for?

Here at Choice Vets, we have a range of both locum and permanent veterinary positions available and we will do our best to place you in a role that suits your needs perfectly and has your career goals in mind. Veterinary nurse Working as a veterinary nurse is highly rewarding and rarely repetitive – you’ll […]

Registered Veterinary Nurses: how to secure the salary you deserve

Registered Veterinary Nurses up and down the country work tirelessly and sacrifice their pay and work/life balance in the process. This has sparked conversation about making sure RVNs and vet staff alike know their worth when looking for a new role, and what they can do to ensure they receive a salary that reflects their […]

Government extends deadline for neutering XL Bully dogs

In a backdrop of heightened regulations surrounding XL Bully dogs in the United Kingdom, the recent decision by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) to extend the deadline for neutering these canines carries significant implications for owners and animal welfare advocates alike. The announcement by the government to add American XL Bully […]