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Veterinary Surgeon - Lida Vets

Newmarket, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire
Highly Competitive Salary
Closing date
7 Jun 2022

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Our wonderful, multi-vet practice in Newmarket is looking for an additional Veterinary Surgeon.

The Practice

Lida Vets is a progressive, forward thinking, first opinion veterinary practice, with visiting specialists in orthopaedics, ophthalmology, cardiology and our own imaging specialist.  We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, modern first opinion or specialist care.

Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment.   We are looking for people to join our family who share our vision and our culture.

The Role

Our wonderful, multi-vet practice in Newmarket is looking for an additional Veterinary Surgeon.

This practice has an established and generous support staff team comprising of regional support manager, practice manager, five receptionists, Head Nurse, with 6 additional RVN’s and a student nurse who form a welcoming and experienced group of people. There are currently four vets at the practice.

We have digital x-ray, dental x-ray, multiparameter monitoring, dedicated theatre, four consult rooms, and a spacious waiting room.

Our clients are dedicated and bonded and want the highest quality people to be looking after their pets. They want diagnoses rather than drugs, and are advocates for the practice which is long-established in the area. We are supported with 24 hour provision from Vet24 in Milton.

Monday-Friday 10 hour shifts with one set day off. (Weekends 1 in 4. Saturday am consults 9-1pm. then covering on call until 9pm. Sunday on call only 7.30am-9pm.) Paid overtime if called in with Monday off in lieu.

•    Competitive salary
•    25 days per annum plus bank holidays plus Birthday Day.
•    RCVS fees paid
•    VDS Membership
•    £1500 CPD allowance with 5 days off (Pro Rata) to attend (Higher budget/courses negotiable)
•    Staff discount scheme
•    Workplace pension scheme

PATIENT/CLINICAL CARE - Delivering a high level of clinical care to standards in conjunction with the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme.
CLIENT CARE - The delivery of client satisfaction to an exceptional level. This includes making all your interactions with clients fully focused on delivering value, exceptional service and warmth to the clients.
TEAMWORK – Working within the team, to contribute your skills, efforts and personal strengths to help ensure a harmonious team ethos at all times.

Successful Candidate

Veterinary Surgeon.
We will consider Veterinary Surgeons with a variety of experience.

The Package

Benefits include;

  • Highly Competitive salary
  • 25 days per annum plus bank holidays plus Birthday Day.
  •  £1500 CPD allowance with 5 days off (Pro Rata) to attend (Higher budget/courses negotiable)
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme.


Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

If you would like to apply for this position or would simply like to discuss in a little more detail – please contact or 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.

Find Us
0121 712 7050
Friars Gate
1011 Stratford Road
West Midlands
B90 4BN
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