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Warwickshire - Southam

Small Animal Vet Avonvale Veterinary Centres Southam CV47 0FD, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
RCVS Fees Assoc. Subs Funded CPD Discount for own pets Medical Insurance Enhanced Paid Sick Leave Pension
Posted on: 5 Apr 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon

Salary: Up to £68,000 (D.O.E) plus £2,000 welcome bonus (for direct applicants) and up to £5,000 relocation package

Location: Avonvale Veterinary Centre, Southam, Warwickshire

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time is 4 days a week (8.30am-6.30pm) Part-time hours also available and minimal out-of-hours work.

Are you looking for a new challenge, and eager to develop your career in a supportive, and highly experienced team?

Avonvale Vets might just be the place for you…

We believe we have a great team here at Avonvale, we work collaboratively to ensure we deliver the best care possible. We are looking for an experienced Vet surgeon to join our team on a full-time basis but can offer flexibility for a part-time role so please do get in touch to discuss this with us.

We have an experienced team of 30 vets including those holding certificates in medicine, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, dermatology, feline medicine, ophthalmology, and diagnostic imaging who are always happy to offer support. We are happy to support you with certificate study if desired.

We are proud to be able to offer our clients 24-hour care and have our own team of night vets operating from our hospital.  We are also lucky to have our own CT, digital x-ray, ultrasound, laparoscopy, and hydrotherapy unit in addition to all the usual kit.

We are a very close-knit team who look after each other.  We prioritise the wellbeing of our teams and also enjoy social events throughout the year, a highlight being Annie the Ice Cream vans visits.


  • 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
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme

About us

We have 7 RCVS accredited surgeries and a central hospital in Warwick.

We have many vets with a variety of interests including orthopaedics, acupuncture, laparoscopy, cardiology, imaging, feline medicine, ophthalmology, dermatology, soft tissue surgery, and chronic pain management. We encourage our nurses to do further study and have nurses who completed emergency and critical care, anaesthesia, wound management, and behaviour courses and nurses who run our hydrotherapy unit. We are also happy to support certificate study if desired.

Avonvale are based in the sought-after area of Warwickshire - with some of the top schools in the UK you have the best of both worlds with the Warwickshire countryside and historic castles with the City of Birmingham only 30 minutes drive and London a direct train away.

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.

We look forward to hearing from you, for further details, or to arrange an informal chat please contact Lissa at

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