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Veterinary Surgeon

Leigh, United Kingdom
Salary commensurate with experience, Depending on experience
Closing date
19 Dec 2023

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Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Title : Veterinary surgeon

Salary : S alary commensurate with experience

Location : My Vets Pets - Manchester (Leigh)

Job Type : Full-time, permanent

Hours : 4 days (8.30am - 6.30pm) and one in five weekends (8.30am - 6.30pm) followed by a three-day working week with no solo working.

Your role and responsibilities

Due to our continued success, we are looking to welcome an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to the team at our busy first opinion My Vets Pets Veterinary Hospital.

We would welcome any certificate holders or Individuals working towards or looking to start a certificate will find us an experienced, forward thinking, friendly and encouraging team who are constantly striving to improve standards for our patients, their owner’s, and our colleagues.

There is the opportunity for flexibility in your working hours so please talk to us about your requirements if you feel we may be the right fit for you.

The post includes rotating through our theatre and inpatient teams as well as consulting (15 minutes as standard) shifts.

As a busy hospital practice there is the opportunity for flexibility in your position - for example the possibility of biasing your work towards inpatient care, orthopedic surgery or a consulting only position.

There is no out of hours work as our patients are cared for by our own team of night vets and nurses enabling us to work up our cases thoroughly.

You will be working alongside our experienced and hands on nursing team many of whom hold further qualifications.

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone.

About us

The practice is friendly, forward thinking and encourages career progression through various CPD avenues, many of our current staff have or are participating in certificates and further training.

We would love to hear from you, please contact if you have any questions about the role or to apply, please complete the application form below.


Linnaeus is a forward-thinking partnership of highly-respected primary care and referral veterinary practices across the UK and Ireland, comprising some of the best clinicians in the profession. Two important things bring us together; a commitment to excellence in everything we do and our passion to achieve our purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

At Linnaeus we carefully select the practices we partner with to ensure the highest levels of patient care across our group. Together we provide a growing community of like-minded veterinary professionals who are passionate about what they do. We work with different types of practices, in every field of veterinary medicine, including small animal, farm and equine.

Company info
0121 712 7050
Friars Gate
1011 Stratford Road
B90 4BN
United Kingdom

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