• Veterinary Surgeon

    Location: Hucclecote Pets & Vets, 51 - 53 Hucclecote Road, Hucclecote, Gloucester Hours: Full time, Part time Practice: AAS Veterinary Services Hucclecote Salary: Up to £60,000 Practice Details AAS Veterinary Services Hucclecote

We have a multi-site practice in Gloucestershire, with branches in Abbeydale, Quedgeley, Stroud and Hucclecote. We have 25 years’ experience of keeping our clients happy and their animals healthy. Our practices are conveniently located for city or Cotswold country life, with easy access to the motorway network and various airports.

We demonstrate excellence in everything we do for the associate, client and pet and our mission is to be recognised as the leading veterinary provider for all pets and animals across the UK. We do this by investing in our people and infrastructure to deliver the best in care for our clients and their pets. Our size, client base and varied case load means we can support a range of skill sets and continued professional development aspirations, be that surgical, branch management or medical.

Your role and responsibilities 

Are you looking to work with a progressive and collaborative team in a well-equipped practice?

Is work-life balance and job satisfaction important to you?

We have an extensive range of surgical and diagnostic equipment available, with expertise on hand when needed. You will be supported by a medicine certificate holder and highly experienced nursing team, and have access to the wider Linnaeus team of referral specialists for further support and CPD. Certificate/further studies are encouraged and supported.

We also encourage a great work-life balance with flexible working hours, scheduled tea and lunch breaks and there is always time set aside for admin each day. Dogs can often come to work, and we have some nice dog parks in walking distance of the Hucclecote and Abbeydale branches. 

Hours and Package

  • Full-time and part-time applications considered
  • 4 day week working 9-7 (appointments scheduled until 18:30)
  • Weekends maximum of 1 in 4
  • Saturdays 9:00-14:30
  • Sunday 10:00-14:00
  • No nights, no OOH
  • Scheduled admin time
  • Generous salary of £42,000-£60,000 (dependent on experience)
  • Golden Hello or relocation package available
  • Plus a two-bedroom flat is available.


  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced Equal Family leave for birth/adoption
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • 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. For more information https://www.linnaeusgroup.co.uk/about-us/health-and-wellbeing

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.

To apply, please complete the quick application form below. Alternatively, for more information please contact Paige on [email protected] or call 07708478484.

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