• Veterinary Surgeon

    Location: 7 Station Approach, Shepperton, Middlesex Hours: Primary Care, Practice type, Job vacancy type, Full time Practice: Vet4Life Shepperton Salary: £45,000 per annum Practice Details Vet4Life Shepperton

The Vet4Life team have worked together and known each other for years and this sense of teamwork, coupled with our combined experience which allows us to deliver the highest levels of care for our clients. 

Are pets, people and positivity your thing? If so, we would love for you to join our team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic vet to join our amazing team. Being a team player with a good sense of humour is essential!

We have 12 Vets, 7 Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs), 6 Student Veterinary Nurses (SVNs), 3 Patient Care Assistants (PCAs) and 8 Client Care Assistants (CCAs) across our 3 clinics in SW London and Surrey.

We are a nurse training practice and we also have a graduate training program. You will be well supported and have lots of opportunities to share knowledge and further develop your skills. We also have a graduate training programme to support the next generation of vets and vet nurses!

We have three clinics across South West London/Surrey with excellent levels of equipment.

There are lots of benefits to working with us and some of them include career development, staff discount, fully funded CPD training… and a plentiful supply of chocolate!

We are proud to be part of the Linnaeus family of practices who share our passion and commitment to the future of the veterinary world. 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 and Ireland in our group.

Our locations are:

  • Vet 4 Life Shepperton (7 Station Approach, Shepperton TW17 8AR)
  • Vet 4 Life Teddington (160 High St, Teddington TW11 8HZ)
  • Vet 4 Life Surbiton (40-44 Brighton Rd, Surbiton KT6 5PL)


Your role and responsibilities

Our clinics have excellent levels of equipment, including digital x-ray processors, direct digital dental equipment, endoscopes, laparoscopes, colour flow Doppler ultrasound, k-laser, orthopaedic equipment and excellent in-house laboratory equipment. This will allow you every opportunity to work up and treat cases to your full potential. Working within a supportive team which includes four certificate holders allows the opportunity to share knowledge and further develop your skills.

Applicants must have experience in working within a Small Animal Veterinary Practice and be able to focus on maintaining high levels of both patient and client care. You will be self-motivated with a positive attitude and have a warm and compassionate approach to our patients, clients and team.  The role involves an element of people management and applicants should be able to work well within a team and demonstrate leadership skills.

Hours: 4 day week, weekends: 1 in 4 Saturday shifts and 1 in 12 Sunday shifts.



  • No OOH
  • Varied caseload
  • Career development (certificates encouraged with funding available)
  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays and an additional day for your birthday
  • Funded CPD with memberships actively encouraged, Pension, RCVS fees, VDS, staff discount and birthday perk (additional paid day off on/around your birthday), eye care vouchers and cycle to work scheme
  • 4 day working week, 1:3 Saturdays and 1:9 Sundays
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Access to ‘perkbox’
  • Discounted gym membership at PureGym
  • E car purchase scheme
  • Outstanding maternity and paternity leave.

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.

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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