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A career with NWVS can begin at any point and your development is fully supported whatever role you choose.

For veterinary surgeons we offer rotating and discipline specific Internships, Residencies, and Specialist clinician roles.

Whilst for nurses your journey with us can begin as soon as you’ve finished your exams and we have a dedicated clinical coach to help you take your career in the direction you want to go.

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We currently have 6 vacancies available
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At Linnaeus we carefully select the practices we partner with to ensure the highest levels of patient care across our group. Together we provide a growing community of like-minded veterinary professionals who are passionate about what they do. We work with different types of practices, in every field of veterinary medicine, including small animal, farm and equine. We have almost 180 sites across the UK and Ireland. We employ over 4,000 Associates. We have 16 referral practices and 50 primary care practices within our family.

Linnaeus is proud to be a part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of veterinary practices and labs. Through our network of 2,500 veterinary clinics and hospitals in over 20 countries, we support more than 85,000 Associates and make industry-leading pet care available to more than 25 million pets every year. Together, we are able to provide the highest standards in pet care and achieve our collective Purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Why work for Linnaeus?


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 85,000 Petcare 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.

We put pets first
We take pride
in what we do
We work as a team
We make it fun
We get better
everyday
We do what
we say we'll do

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For details of, or to apply for, any of our current vacancies apply here

What our clients say

We just wanted to thank you for everything you did for Sox. It is a huge loss and will be forever missed.

We wanted to let Laura know that we appreciate very much everything she did for him and the level of care she gave him was second to none and for that we are grateful.  Please pass on our gratitude to all staff involved with Sox’s care.

Whilst Covid affected the way it had to be when euthanised, being outside on the grass and spending that last half hour with him out there was a special time and much better than been in a clinical room and made the whole horrible process feel less stressful. Obviously, we would preferred to not have gone through any of it, but thank you to everyone involved in his care and his last moments, we will never forget the care you gave him and us.

Take care Dawn, Dave & family

Can I take this opportunity to say thank you to your wonderful practice for looking after my Millie, you were very thorough and caring at all times and we are very grateful for all the hard work you do.

Excellent from the very first visit. Wonderful, friendly reception and fantastic medics. Looked after my Dexter with loving care. Would recommend to anyone to take their fur babies here.

As we arrived at your practice, we were greeted by friendly reception staff and then we met Francesca. She referred to Alfie instantly as “our boy” – something so little but absolutely put us at ease straight away knowing he was in safe hands. An hour passed as we sat in our car with the covid restrictions not allowing us to come in to the practice. We were then given the devastating news that Alfie’s gall bladder was so big that he would need to have risky surgery the following day to remove it. This information was given to us, by Francesca, who remained professional as we were clearly devastated, gave us all the information we needed and allowed us to see Alfie before we headed home to Liverpool.

We were then called the next morning by Alfie’s surgeon, Georgia, who again was reassuring and very informative. She answered any questions we had and we are eternally grateful for everything she did during what sounded like a complicated surgery. Thank you Georgia.

Thankfully, ours is a happy ending and Alfie is doing fantastic. We have our happy, bouncy boy back and it is down to you all.

Keep doing what you are doing as I’m sure we aren’t the only ones who owe Northwest Veterinary Specialists a massive thank you.

Thank you for getting “our boy” back to us safely.

Once again, a huge thank you to you and your colleagues who’ve been so kind and supportive.  Sue gave me a big hug when I turned up to collect Paddy’s ashes.  It’s clearly more than just a job to you all, which we’ve found very touching.