Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location Tilehurst, Reading
  • Salary £70,000+
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • VET00796
  • Closing date 19th Aug 2021

We have lots of great roles for those who share our values

About us:

With over three hundred practices and twenty-two 24 hour hospitals, we’re a community of passionate veterinary professionals championing each other to provide exceptional care.

We’re set on building the most forward-thinking, customer-centric community in the veterinary industry, in a nutshell one big happy family that gravitates forward as one unit.

The role:

We’re currently looking for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join our Tilehurst location to lead and support a team of vets and nurses and work in collaboration with the regional team.


We are ideally looking for our Lead Veterinary Surgeon with an interest in surgery to have experience of the following:

  • Interest in internal medicine or surgery
  • Holder/working toward a certificate in soft tissue surgery OR internal medicine
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Must be customer centric

The benefits we offer on top of a structured career path is:

  • Up to £70,000 (FTE)
  • Branch Partnership opportunity
  • Flexible working either full time or part time
  • £1500 CPD allowance + 3 days
  • VDS/RCVS/BVA Fees paid
  • Five weeks annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Paid 4 week sabbatical after every five years of service
  • Company discounts & rewards scheme

This is a great opportunity not only to bolster your skillset but also share knowledge with your peers and the veterinarian industry.


This is a fantastic time to join Medivet being in a huge growth period that not only promises job security but also career progression, we’ve had success stories of multiple staff moving within and progressing upwards at Medivet.

Branch:

You will be in a well-equipped practice that offers a wide range of services including digital X-ray and an internal lab with ease of access to nearby Medivet practices that specialise in laparoscopic, orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, dermatology, medicine, ultrasonography, dentistry, exotics and ophthalmology

Apply today to become part of our family.

Progress your career with Medivet

Development is at the heart of everything we do. We have a wealth of opportunities for veterinary professionals to pursue their interests, develop their clinical and business skills, and take their careers in whichever directions they choose.

Why join us?

We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

How we work

Medivet is a family of passionate, supportive and thoughtful veterinary professionals. We work as one team to support each other, grow the business, and make sure every pet receives the very best care.

Meet some of our people

Learn more about life at Medivet from colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Megan Jones

Deputy Head Nurse

“I branched out to other companies, but returned to Medivet having not found the same family community elsewhere.”

Jerry Dunne

Branch Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

“I thought I was going to stay for two years and move on to the next job but I fell in love with the team and the spirit of everything.”

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