: Lead Veterinary Surgeon/Branch Partner Opportunity - New Ferry, Birkenhead, Wirral

New Ferry, Wirral
Salary up to £65,000 dependent on experience
20 Dec 2021
20 Jan 2022
Contract Type

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for either a Lead Veterinary Surgeon or a Branch Partner at our Parkside practice in New Ferry, Wirral. You can start as a Lead Vet and progress onto a Branch Partner should you wish.  

You will be working alongside Dugie our Clinical Director, Dugie is very experienced in orthopaedics and laproscopic spays. 

Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Salary including accommodation/vehicle allowance up to £65,000 dependent on experience for 4 day week
  • Small Animal practice with a varied caseload  - potential for significant surgical and medical cases depending on clinical interests.
  • Laparoscopic surgery, Orthopaedic surgical cases.
  • Work alongside our other experienced Vets - support with cases and case discussions encouraged
  • Have a passion for delivering outstanding care to your patients, as well as a first-class service to your clients with a focus on case continuity.
  • Experienced nursing team and Practice Manager.
  • The role is full time working 39 hours per week over 4 days
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • CPD allowance of £1,500 plus 3 days CPD leave
  • VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid
  • The practice is equipped with the latest facilities, as well as our in-house services at New Ferry you will also get access to all the service
  • Access to diploma level imaging and inhouse surgical referral for more complex cases
  • Discover the Wirral - have access to cities of Liverpool and Chester and be in North Wales within 30 minutes.

Branch Partnership:

Unlike joint venture partnerships, we’re redefining what it means to work together – as we and our Branch Partners both share in the costs and profit, we’re true equity partners.

  • We’re flexible about how much equity you purchase (up to 50%) and offer support in securing a loan
  • We work with you to find the right clinic for you
  • Joining Medivet will give you access to state of the art equipment and specialists in our group, enabling you to remain invested in cases and practice as a large hospital – this is made possible through our unique hub and spoke model and internal case sharing
  • Our Support Centre team will help you take care of all the non-clinical aspects of running a practice – giving you the option to gain experience from them
  • You will have a dedicated Clinical Operations team supporting you as you develop so your career choices are never limited
  • You will have freedom to practise in the way we were taught at university; our community is built on trust
  • You’ll be part of an 800 strong vet community, unlike independent practice owners
  • Your hard work, input and leadership is reflected in your compensation
  • A true work/life balance working four-day weeks, enjoying six weeks’ holiday and excellent maternity and paternity benefits
  • You can sell your equity at any time, retaining complete control of your career
  • You have a hand in building the best place to work in the veterinary industry

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 have the support of many other practices in the region. In return we will provide an excellent career progression and work life balance, fantastic packages and the chance to be involved in cases using state-of-the-art technology. We provide all of this whilst you continue to develop your career and get the most job satisfaction. You will have the chance to make this practice the true heart of the community, not just in location but also in spirit!


This role is an fantastic opportunity to be based in our New Ferry branch with some work at our Wallasey branch also available and to really drive and develop the practice and team within all being fully supported along the way with other experienced vets, nurses and managers.

The clinic is well established and has a lovely client base.

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