Careers and Vacancies


Join the Westgate team

We’re always open to hearing from qualified vets, nurses and support team professionals who are interested in joining our practice. 

Our hospital and Laytown clinic are situated in the Ancient East area, which is steeped in history and home to the site of the Battle of the Boyne, the Newgrange monument and a beautiful coastline. 

As a mixed practice with an impressive hospital site, we’re able to offer our friendly small and large animal team members a rewarding and varied workload in an environment where they have all the equipment and facilities needed to excel.  If you have a passion for emergency and critical care, we’re proud to offer a 24-hour emergency service to our small and large animal clients.

Small animal enthusiasts also have the opportunity to deliver a personal service to our community at our Laytown small animal branch, where we offer a range of clinics and consultations to support local pet owners. We’re a lovely bunch, and our close-knit team have fostered a culture of warmth and support over the years. 


VACANCY : Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Westgate Veterinary Clinic have a great opportunity for an experienced (5yrs+) and enthusiastic small animal veterinary surgeon in busy small animal clinic with great opportunities for career progression. No OOH, and 1 in 4 Saturdays only.

Drogheda is a rapidly expanding town with all the required services for modern living less than one hour from Dublin and 30 minutes from Dublin airport. It is set in a picturesque coastal area providing all the desired amenities for urban and outdoor activities alike to enjoy in your time off.

You will be joining a clinical team of 8 vets and 12 nurses across two practices. The clinical team are supported by a fantastic admin team.

The practice is fully equipped to a high standard, with all mod cons expected, facilitating high quality and compassionate, veterinary care with friendly colleagues and a good working environment.

Salary range €60k - €85k, commensurate with experience, forming part of an excellent remuneration package with the additional benefits we offer as part of the VetPartners family, including:

  • Enhanced Annual Leave.
  • Full access to EAP and Healthshield.
  • Employer pension contributions.
  • Generous CPD allowances.
  • Paid charity day.
  • Colleague discounts.
  • Paid VCI/VDS and an additional professional membership.
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave.
  • Career progression prospects for the ideal candidate.

If you would like more information please contact our Practice Manager Gráinne on 041 9838718, or apply below with your CV to

We also actively encourage continued education and development, and as part of the VetPartners group we can offer benefits such as a generous CPD allowance and access to a network of respected veterinary practices throughout Europe.

For a confidential, informal chat about our availability, get in touch.