Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Highgate, London (Greater)
Salary package up to £67,369 per annum depending on experience
12 Nov 2021
12 Dec 2021
Contract Type

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to lead our friendly team at Medivet Highgate in North London.

This role is ideal for someone with a medicine certificate or bias! 

We work to a 4-day week with 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends, working alongside a friendly team made up of our Head Nurse, SVN and Receptionist - you will also have support from our regional team making Highgate a 1.5 vet practice. 

This role offers you the opportunity to really make it your own and drive the branch forward! It is situated in a beautiful part of London with lots of scope and potential to become a successful and thriving practice! 

Full time salary package up to £67,369 per annum depending on experience to include:

  • 5 weeks' annual leave plus bank holidays 
  • 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • £1,500 CPD Allowance plus 3 days CPD leave (FTE)
  • RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid
  • Vehicle allowance or Company Vehicle
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
  • Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.
  • 100% attendance bonus schemes
  • 1 day 'Pet'ernity Leave

We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 40 miles from your current home address.

We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.

Skills and experience:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years' UK small animal practice, or UK equivalent, experience.

You must have a client-oriented approach and excellent communication skills, work to a very high standard both medically and surgically and have the drive and ambition to help develop this practice further.

You will be confident working sole charge with the ability to make sound clinical judgement, however you will also have the support of eleven other practices in the region including certificate holders. 


Medivet Highgate is a lovely practice with friendly clients. Here, you will have the chance to make this practice the true heart of the community, not just in location but also in spirit!

Highgate is a leafy residential area in the London suburbs with a quaint high-street. Highgate boasts plenty of gastro-pubs, tea rooms and beautiful 18th Century architecture. 

This practice feeds into our Kensington 24-Hour Hospital for all out of hour care where we have a dedicated night team. We also have an ambulance service within the region to transport any patients to be hospitalised. 

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