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Veterinary Surgeon

Crofts Veterinary Surgery
Guildford, United Kingdom
£70,000 per annum, Salary up to and depending on experience
Closing date
3 Mar 2024

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Small Animal
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon

Salary: Up to £70,000 Negotiable and dependent on experience

Location: Alder Vets, Guildford

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 4-day week (40 hours), 1 in 4 Saturdays, no OOH

Alder Veterinary Practice are seeking an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our amazing team!

Our ideal candidate will be confident in both general surgery and medicine but you’ll have support from us and the wider Linnaeus team, if needed.
The most important thing is that you’re friendly, empathetic and have excellent communication skills.

Following a £1.4m investment in 2021, we now have a state-of-the-art practice and equipment (take a look !) including: separate dog, cat and exotics wards; dental suite (with dental x-ray); a cat-only consult room; endoscopy and so much more

We strongly believe in investing in our staff, too. Career progression and CPD (including certificates) is encouraged and funded for all staff.

If there is an area or discipline, you’d like to explore, we’re keen to develop this. We currently have a small exotic caseload, with the capacity to grow this further, if desired.

On top of this, we have an excellent rota which gives our associates a great work-life balance. We also have a gym/swimming pool next door - and we get discount!

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + 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
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme

About us

Alder Veterinary Practice is the flagship primary care practice for Linnaeus.
Following a £1.4m investment, we now have a cutting-edge practice to help us to achieve our goal to provide an exceptional service to every patient, every visit.

Our team have a wide range of interests including feline and internal medicine, advanced analgesia, teaching, surgery, behaviour, and ophthalmology and more.
We also have a regular peripatetic orthopaedic vet and visiting cardiologist.

Alongside this, we are proud to be an accredited silver-level (now aiming for gold!) Cat-Friendly Clinic and members of the ISFM (International Society of Feline Medicine) and are working towards an Investors in the Environment (iiE) accreditation.

We actively work to foster a kind, caring team spirit with regular social meetups and getting involved in events to support the local community.

Being part of 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.

Linnaeus is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse.

If you would like have an informal chat to discuss further, please get in touch with Lissa at or call 07523268918


Crofts Veterinary Surgery is a small animal veterinary clinic based in Haslemere, Surrey and provides the highest standard of veterinary care in a professional and friendly environment in the local area. 

Our clinical protocols are continuously updated to ensure that your pets are being cared for to the highest standard here at Croft Vets in Haslemere, Surrey.

Crofts Veterinary Surgery was the first veterinary practice in Haslemere, Surrey, and was set up in the early 1920s, a young Dr. Rolston came down from London to Haslemere, to set up the practice. He named it Crofts Vets and he was the only Doctor in Haslemere for the next twenty years.

A hundred years later, Crofts Veterinary Surgery in Haslemere, Surrey continues to cultivate its traditional ethos whilst driving innovation. We understand and value the relationship you have with your pets - our team are committed to delivering high-quality pet care with a friendly, personal touch.

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Collards Lane (off Petworth Road)
GU27 2HU
United Kingdom

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