Job Opportunities

Are you interested in joining a dynamic team of caring professionals?

We have the following job opportunties available at this time. If you don't see a vacancy that interests you please check back at another time as we are a fast growing practice.

Equine Veterinary Surgeon 

We have an opportunity  for an experienced full-time equine veterinary surgeon MRCVS from July 1st2021. The ideal candidate would hold an AVP certificate and have experience in reproduction and racing work. The caseload will be variable but includes reproduction and stud work, sports horse and racing work as well as orthopaedics and internal medicine. This is a unique opportunity to work with an exceptional experienced team with a large knowledge base. You will take an equal share in the out of hours on call rota which is currently set at one week night every other week and one weekend in six with one bank holiday every year.

We offer a full service including ambulatory, diagnostic and surgical services based at our busy equine clinic in Great Ayton. Our facilities include overground endoscopy, MRI, scintigraphy, standing surgery, theatre, intensive care and in-patient facilities. Our caseload covers pleasure and leisure, performance and sports horses along with racing and stud work. 


To apply for this post please email your CV and covering letter to our Practice Manager, Lucy Malby at or write to her at our mailing address. 

Yard Staff  - Part time

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and diligent people to work within our team of yard staff. Hours are 07:00 to 11:30 on weekday mornings except Wednesday, or 15:00-19:00 on weekday evenings. We are looking to cover all of these shifts with two people so we may be able to mix and match these days. We expect that you would be flexible enough to help cover holidays and absences for other members of the team. We are looking for a capable team player with a working knowledge of equine care and biosecurity who can contribute to patient care at our busy clinic. You will need to be good at working at a high pace and be capable of mucking out a large number of boxes on each shift, grooming, feeding and all aspects of yard maintenance. The successful candidate will have good communication skills and experience with equids. To apply for this post please send a covering letter and an up-to-date CV to The closing date for applications is Friday 16th April. Facebook-only applications will not be considered.

Receptionist – Immediate start

Thank you for your interest in this role. We are pleased to say the role is now filled.  

Equine Veterinary Intern - start date October 2021

The application process for 2021 internships will open in October 2020 and will close at the end of May 2021. Please contact to express an interest. We expect all our students who apply for an internship to have completed an externship or seeing practice time with us to support their application. 

See our internship details here :  INTERNSHIP AT HEC

Our Process for Vacancies 

We are really happy that we have so many applications for posts at Hambleton Equine, but this does mean that we cannot reply to every applicant in person. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the application closing date for the post you should assume you were not sucessful at this time. Applicants who are invited for interview will be contacted as soon as possible and no later than two weeks after the application closing date. We will normally conduct first and second round interviews. Second round interviews will usually involve hands-on time in the relevant position to assess skills. 

If you send us your CV we will assume that you would like us to keep this on file for up to 12 months in case other suitable opportunities arise. You should let us know if you do not wish us to hold your CV. 

Hambleton Equine Clinic
The Paddock, Stanley Grange,
Great Ayton, North Yorkshire

Tel: 01642 723132
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A leading Hospital offering the highest standards of clinical skills and nursing care.