Donnington Grove Veterinary Group

Laboratory Technician

From our main Hospital in Newbury, we run a laboratory service for internal and external clients offering laboratory diagnostic services for equine and small animal clients. The team consists of 6 members and offers a wide variety of assays in the areas of haematology, biochemistry, microbiology, serology, cytology and molecular diagnostics.


We are looking for a highly motivated, organised Technician who will help us to continue to provide a first-class service to our clients, and help expand our clientele. Ideally, you would have previous experience in Veterinary bacteriology, microbiology or PCR but full training will be given to the successful candidate. You should be eager to  learn new laboratory skills and have a good understanding of the importance of producing quality results.


The successful candidate must be client focused, with excellent communication skills and work ethic. Our aim is to supply results that are consistent and reliable, and as rapidly as possible, for our clients.

The role is flexible and we would consider both candidates wishing a full or part-time position. The role will include a Saturday morning on a 1-in-4-rota for which time off in lieu is given.


We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits including Pension, Health Cash Plan and Staff Discount.  Continuous Professional Development is fully supported.


A full position description is available by emailing Lynda Lewendon, HR Manager at [email protected] For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dr Neil Dear at [email protected]



To Apply:  Please email your CV along with a covering letter indicating how you meet the position criteria to [email protected]