Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Birstall, Batley
Salary package of up to £74,100 Depending on experience
19 Jun 2022
19 Jul 2022
Contract Type

About us:

We’re a community of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. We’re set on building something extraordinary: creating the most forward-thinking and innovative place in the veterinary industry.
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.
Our mission to deliver progressive, around-the-clock care means our employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.
We provide ongoing support to our teams, both in practice and through our dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from our advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence.

The role:

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced vet to lead our friendly team at our Birstall practice in Leicester.

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

The ideal candidate will have sound clinical skills and will enjoy being in a small team. You will have the ambition to help develop the practice further.

You will be confident working sole charge with the support of practices within the Leicester region. In return, we will provide an excellent career progression with fantastic packages (see below). We provide all of this whilst you continue to develop your career and get the most job satisfaction. 

The rota is 4 weekdays 

Excellent package available including:

  • - Salary package up to £74,100 Depending on experience
  • - £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
  • - 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after every 5 years of service)
  • - Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • - £1,500 CPD Allowance plus 3 days CPD leave
  • - RCVS, BVA, and VDS fees paid
  • - Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
  • - Access to a wide range of discounts for days out, high street, and on 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.


Medivet Birstall is situated on the outskirts of Leicester and is easily accessible by the M1 and A46. It is fully equipped with separate cat and dog waiting for areas, digital x-ray, ultrasound, endoscope, and much more! We have highly trained veterinary surgeons including certificate holders in emergency and critical care and soft tissue surgery and orthopaedics.  We are a growing and flourishing hospital with plenty of opportunities to acquire new skills and progress with existing ones. 

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