Launch of the APHA Vet Recruitment Website

At the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), our vets help to improve animal health at a national level:

  • They identify and control new or existing diseases.
  • They conduct vital scientific research.
  • They protect wildlife.
  • They work with farmers to help them comply with legislation.
  • They influence government policy.

From Field Veterinary Officers to Veterinary research you’ll find all the available vacancies on this new website.
The website explains the benefits of working for APHA and also explains the Success Profiles and Civil Service Behaviours to help you prepare your application.


Wherever you are in your veterinary career, and whatever you’re looking to achieve, you’ll find a wide range of roles and challenges available on the new aphavet.co.uk website.
Chief Veterinary Officer, Christine Middlemiss said:
“Our vets play a vital role in helping APHA tackle some of the challenges it faces and assists in achieving the top priorities from farming, welfare and notifiable diseases to surveillance and research which was key during the recent Avian Influenza outbreak and the COVID-19 global pandemic.


“There is a wide variety of work available and the new APHA vet recruitment website provides the latest specialist vacancies available along with the guidance needed to complete your application.
If you are interested in learning more about what APHA vets do, read the Government Veterinary Services blog.

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