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Linnaeus Veterinary Surgeon in Upper Killay, United Kingdom

Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon

Salary: Up to £60,000 (D.O.E.) plus £4,000 welcome bonus (direct applicants)

Location: Gower Veterinary Surgery, Swansea

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 4 days per week, Saturdays on a rota of 1 in 6 (Saturday 9 am-1 pm) no OOH

Are you looking to work in a beautiful part of the world, where you can be on a beach with a BBQ 5 minutes after finishing your shift?

Are you a Vet looking to work with a progressive and knowledgeable team?

Due to our ever-expanding caseload, we are looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join us. You will join a team of progressive and knowledgeable Vets with multiple certificate holders. It would be great if you have an orthopaedic bias, however, this isn't essential. We see a good mix of surgical and medical caseloads including a small amount of exotics. Certificates are well support and encouraged.

We have meeting days once a month where we block off consultations and meet as a team. This allows us to share information and ideas we promote active case discussion between vets. We also time given for individuals to focus on projects they want to work on, or the time is used for personal development.

We offer time off in lieu of any overtime worked and give associates opportunities to take on additional paid responsibilities, we also run an employee of the month scheme, practice book club and have enjoyed a few retreat days together spending the weekend relaxing in a hot tub!


  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + 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

  • Wellness program including:

  • Employee assistance program

  • Eyecare voucher scheme

  • Free annual Flu jab

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

About us

We are a Primary Care Practice for small animals, which established itself amongst the Swansea community, providing care for thousands of pets every year. Being RCVS accredited, we are dedicated to continuously improving our quality of care and service. We know that owners consider pets to be a member of the family and that is why we work hard to provide the very best veterinary care possible.

We are a modern practice with a good range of equipment including digital x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy (and rigid endoscopy), ligasure, full orthopaedic kit and dental radiography. We have two theatres and a strong team assisting each other to provide the very best care to our patients and their owners.

Gower Vets recently won the Linnaeus Responsibility Award in recognition of our teamwork and our responsibility towards each other, our clients, and our community. This included things like organising group walks, our reading club, mental health awareness activities and always striving to improve patient care.

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.

To apply, please complete the quick application form below. Alternatively, for more information please contact Lissa at