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Leamington Spa - Royal Leamington Spa

Small Animal Vet Avonvale Veterinary Centres Heathcote Rd, Whitnash, Royal Leamington Spa, Leamington Spa CV31 2LX, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Contract, Part Time
RCVS Fees Assoc. Subs Funded CPD Discount for own pets Enhanced Paid Sick Leave Pension
Posted on: 4 Aug 2022

Job Description

Veterinary Surgeon

Salary: £55,000 (Pro-Rate, dependant on experience)

Location: Avonvale Veterinary Centre - Heathcote

Job Type: Fixed term, part-time (12months maternity cover)

Hours: 2-4 days a week (8.30-6.30, 1 in 3 Saturdays (no ooh))


About Us

We have 7 RCVS accredited surgeries and hospital with digital radiography, video endoscopy, CT, ultrasound and in-house labs. We offer great support from certificate holders in surgery, medicine, diagnostic imaging and associates working towards ophthalmology and feline medicine. As well as a progressive Vet team, we also have 24-hour on-site nursing support at our hospital.

We have an experienced team of 30 Vets waiting to collaborate and welcome you to the group! We have certificate holders in medicine, surgery, and diagnostic imaging. We also have those currently working towards certificates in ophthalmology, dermatology and feline medicine. 

We have other vets with special interests including orthopaedics, acupuncture, laparoscopy and cardiology. We encourage our nurses to do further study and have nurses who completed emergency and critical care, anaesthesia, wound management, behaviour courses and nurses who run our own hydrotherapy unit. 

Based in the sought-after area of Warwickshire - with some of the top schools in the UK – you have the best on both worlds with the Warwickshire countryside and historic castles with the City of Birmingham only 30 minutes’ drive and London a direct train away. We are a very close-knit team and have both a summer social, visits from Annie’s Antics ice cream van and a Christmas party each year. We also love a team building event!

What our clients are saying about us

Your role and responsibilities:

Even though this role is predominantly sole charge, we ensure we work together as a team with monthly M&M meetings and 6 monthly Vet meeting allow the team to work collaboratively to ensure we deliver the best care possible. We are also happy to support certificate study if desired



  • Competitive salary package up to £55k pro rata


  • 25 days holiday (pro-rate)+ bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD programmes
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Health insurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Staff Discount on pet care 
  • Gym Membership Discount 
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • 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.

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.

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

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