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Linnaeus Veterinary Surgeon (Small Animal) - Rotational role including a mix of shelter medicine, branch work and access to a hospital environment. in Auldhouse Retail Park, United Kingdom

Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon (Small Animal) - Rotational role including a mix of shelter medicine, branch work and access to a hospital environment.

Salary: £40,500 (Dependent upon experience)

Location: Glasgow - Roundhouse Veterinary Hospital

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Hours : 4 days per week (36 hours), 1:3 weekend days.

Your role and responsibilities

We are delighted to be recruiting a small animal Veterinary surgeon for a rotational position between Dogs Trust, Pets’N’Vets Crookfur and The Roundhouse Hospital. This rare opportunity allows development shelter medicine skills in the charity setting with access to the nearby Roundhouse Hospital.

The time at Dogs Trust will be split between consultations and surgeries, working closely with the centre staff including RVN’s, behaviourists and central vet support. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working sole charge. There is opportunity to progress cases surgically and medically with the support of the Roundhouse Hospital.

In addition to your time at Dogs Trust, you will rotate through our Newton Mearns branch practice and our 12 vet Roundhouse Hospital. Regular Rota’d time working between these practices will allow exposure to our host of services including advanced imaging (traveling CT and MRI and advanced ultrasound), advanced surgery, cardiology and physiotherapy. There will be support from certificate holders in surgery: soft tissue and orthopaedic, cardiology, medicine and ECC allowing progression and development of your own clinical skills.

We actively encourage professional development including fully funded certificate, so please do speak to us about any professional interests or goals that you may have.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join and lead our team where you will have the opportunity to have a real impact in the services our practices offer.


  • 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

  • Wellness program including:

  • Employee assistance program

  • Eyecare voucher scheme

  • Free annual Flu jab

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • 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 Program which is available for everyone.

About us

The Pets'n'Vets Family are an award-winning group of small animal practices that have been serving Glasgow and the surrounding areas for 50 years. Our sites are based in Blantyre, Hairmyres, Crookfur, Queen Margaret Drive and Scotstoun. We are equally proud of our purpose-built Veterinary Roundhouse Hospital in Glasgow's Southside, providing both primary care and referral surgery services year-round.

Due to expansion of the veterinary team, we recently recruited a Lead vet position for our practices in the South of Glasgow.

This position is ideal for an experienced vet who thrives on supporting and progressing their team, building rapport with our longstanding client base and provide a high level of clinical care for our patients.

For those looking to expand their caseload and develop their skills in our established clinics, this is a perfect opportunity.

We have a wonderful, friendly team at Pets'n'Vets, and any new associates will be warmly welcomed. As a team, we all support each other, with regular clinical and whole team meetings. The team are all passionate, dedicated veterinary professionals who pride themselves on offering high standards of care.

Our large Vet team includes certificate holders in Surgery, ECC, Cardiology and Medicine. You will also be supported by experienced RVN’s including certificate holders, Patient Care Assistants and Client Care Advisors.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team