Do you feel passionate about veterinary practice?  Join SPVS Board!

SPVS are seeking to appoint new Directors to join our Board to ensure we have the capacity and skills to build on what we’ve achieved and to help us develop member services which support the changing needs of the veterinary profession.

SPVS has an increasing diverse range of members from students to retirees including veterinary surgeons, non-vet owners and joint venture partners, clinical directors and leaders of other veterinary businesses who present a wide range of needs and interests. We aim to provide life stage support and mentorship for those interested in veterinary business, business ownership and leadership. For many years we have supported the profession to ensure a thriving veterinary community for the next generation through empowerment and focus on business leadership. We are, therefore, looking to recruit new Board members with specific skills to help us improve and expand deliver upon our vision, mission and values .

We would like to receive applications from anyone working within the veterinary profession, in particular those with an interest/skill in any of the following areas. The Board position is not restricted to vets and we would welcome applications from a wider experience base.
The areas of particular interest are outlined below:

• Marketing of products and services
• Finance, understanding of management accounts, budgeting
• Front line experience in practice
• Leadership
• Sustainability
• Wellbeing
• Veterinary representation

The roles are unpaid voluntary positions with great opportunities to network, learn from others and expand your profile within the profession. Reasonable expenses are paid.
Board members are expected to attend four board meetings per year, (usually in London or by Zoom) and also to contribute actively to Board between meetings to ensure our member needs are met.

Please see further information and FAQs here                                         To download an application form click here

If you would like to speak to a Board member about the role please contact SPVS on and we will arrange for a Board member to phone you back and discuss the application in more detail.

To apply for the role please download and complete an application form and return to .  Please note that whilst we welcome applications from anyone within the veterinary profession all applicants must be SPVS members and all applications must be supported by a current SPVS member.  Closing date for applications is Friday 26th  November 2021.