Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Market Weighton, East Yorkshire

Market Weighton, East Riding of Yorkshire
Salary of up to £65,269 PA
27 Jan 2022
27 Feb 2022
Contract Type

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced vet to join our Swanbridge Veterinary Group and work within a branch closely linked to the RCVS accredited hospital. Having recently joined Medivet this is a very exciting time to come and join our family!

This is an excellent opportunity for someone wishing to take ownership, really make a practice their own and drive a practice to make it the heart of the community.

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 7 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!

Negotiable salary package of up to £65,269 per annum dependent on experience, including: 

  • Basic salary up to £57,369 PA
  • Accommodation allowance £5,400 per annum
  • Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance

Employee benefits:

  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days’ CPD leave and in-house CPD training.
  • VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid.
  • 4 day working week
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Fantastic career progression and partnership opportunities.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Paid sabbatical after five years' service.
  • We reward colleagues with additional paid leave for exceptional attendance.
  • Colleague Purchase scheme.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
  • Hapibenefits – Receive a range of discounts on your shopping, entertainment and family days out.

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.

Medivet is growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within our roles and are truly committed to helping our Medivet family members achieve their goals.


The Swanbridge group has a busy tier 3 hospital complete with seven branch surgeries. We have an extremely loyal client base and we are active in the local community. 

You will be working within beautiful, well-equipped practices and have access to modern facilities including digital X-ray, Doppler ultrasound, endoscopy and a CT diagnostic suite at our Hospital.

This role is an opportunity to be based in one of the branches and to really drive and develop the practice and team while being fully supported along the way by our certificate holders in surgery, imaging and exotics plus our other experienced vets, nurses and managers. We take pride in our collaborative approach and our team is keen to support those looking to develop themselves further, including studying towards certificates themselves.

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