Jobs & Work Experience

Grace Lane Vets is a popular venue for Work experience, whether you would like to be a Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinary Nurse, or just want to experience the Veterinary world first-hand.  Places do fill up quickly, especially over the summer holidays, so email us early to secure your placement and avoid disappointment.

For more information, or to request a place, please email us your CV and covering letter, making sure to acknowledge and agree to our privacy notice (below) to enable us to process your data to:



Privacy notice for Prospective employees and Work experience students

of Grace Lane Veterinary Surgery

Grace Lane vets and our Data protection officer, Louise Faulkner, can be contacted via telephone on 01751 432777, or via email at


Work experience Students

As a practice we adhere closely to data protection laws. For our records we will take note of some personal information about you.  This personal data may include identifiers such as name, address, contact telephone numbers, email address, date of birth, qualifications, education and previous employment history. We will also ask for emergency contact details and relevant details about your medical health (allergies etc). 

We will collect this data only from you, and store it securely to use when we need it.


How we use your data

  • We use your data to identify you and to build a record of your placement(s) with us, so that we can provide a more comprehensive reference when required to do so by your education institution or a prospective employer
  • We retain the medical information you have provided in order to deal with an emergency medical situation as well as is possible, and emergency contacts should we need them

All of this processing requires your name and address or email address as identification, but falls within the lawful basis of ‘Consent’ under the data protection laws.



Prospective employees

When advertising a job, the personal data we request includes: for Name, Address, contact details, qualifications and reference details.

We do receive a number of CVs on the off-chance of us having a vacancy coming up, that we have not requested, which include data the subject has chosen to supply.

As a practice we adhere closely to data protection laws. For our records we store this personal information provided by you. 


How we use your data

  • We process personal data relating to those who apply for job vacancies with us or who send speculative job applications to us to identify whether you may be suitable to fill a vacant or new position within our business, and possibly to contact you to request an interview. We do this for employment purposes, to assist in the running of the business.


How we look after your data (for both Prospective employees and Work experience students)

We will never give your details to other third parties not listed above without your express permission. 

  • We may monitor and record communications with you (including phone conversations and emails) for quality assurance and compliance.
  • We do not keep your paper data for more than 6 months after receipt
  • You have the right at any time to see, delete or anonymise your records.
  • You retain your right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority should you need to.
  • We will not share any identifiable information about you with third parties without your consent unless the law allows or requires us to do so. The personal data provided during an application process will be retained for a period of at least six months or, if employed, for as long as is required.
  • If you would like to find out more about our data retention policy and how we use your personal data, you want to see a copy of the information about you that we hold or have any questions or issues regarding data protection, please email us with the Subject “Data Protection Request”.
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