• Float Veterinary Surgeon

    Location: 39 Station Road West, Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire Hours: Primary Care, Full time Practice: Village Vet (Whittlesford) Salary: Competitive Practice Details Village Vet (Whittlesford)

Our Vision:

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Village Vet is a progressive, forward-thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium-sized first opinion practices, four large 24-hour Hospitals and a Referral Centre. Village Vet is based in London, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. 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 primary care or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group. We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 330 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.


Your role and responsibilities

Exceptional Remuneration for our Cambridgeshire Float Veterinary Surgeon Role

This is a unique opportunity to enjoy locum-type work with a permanent contract in Cambridgeshire.

We are looking for an adaptable, experienced Vet who loves the variety of Primary Care Practices to come and work amongst a small group of Village Vet sites (Whittlesford, Milton, Longstanton, Cottenham, Meldreth, Royston). The position requires someone happy to work sole charge/ multi-vet site/hospital, who is confident and enjoys all elements of their work to include consulting, routine type surgery, emergency case management and looking after hospitalised patients as well as loving the team feeling in practice. You would be provided with a rota in advance of the month and work with the following terms:  45hr working week, one weekend in four, 20 nights per year.


  • Patient/Clinical care – Working to a high level of clinical care within a team. Village Vet prides itself on working to a very high standard of care and supports RCVS Practice Standards Scheme
  • Client Carre – We strive for exceptional levels of client service and satisfaction
  • Teamwork – Working within your team, and the wider hospital teams, to contribute your skills, efforts and personal strengths to help ensure a harmonious team ethos at all times
  • Management Team – You will be fully supported and developed to allow you to grow and achieve your full potential.



  • Highly competitive salary
  • Fantastic work-life balance with flexible rota
  • Top-notch facilities
  • Bupa employee assistance programme to support employee wellbeing
  • Opportunity for development via in-house CPD and a generous CPD budget
  • Great weekend rota with time off in Lieu
  • Great London location with excellent transport links and local cafes
  • Certifications encouraged and funding available
  • 25 days per annum plus bank holidays plus birthday day
  • RCVS fees paid
  • VDS membership
  • £1000 CPD allowance with five days off to attend (Higher budget/courses negotiable)
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Generous sick pay allowance
  • Dedicated line management with development pathway
  • Linnaeus free CPD including monthly film readings/journal clubs
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eyecare vouchers


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 [email protected] or complete the application form below. 

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