Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Birstall, Leicester
Salary of up to £80,000 per annum depending on experience
30 Sep 2022
30 Oct 2022
Contract Type

About us:

Medivet is a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

The top priority of our team is your pet’s well-being. Our nationwide network of practices includes 27 pioneering 24-hour centres, meaning that we’re open and here to help whenever we’re needed. 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.

The role:

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic vet to lead the team at our 24-hour Birstall Hospital. Our Lead Vets are responsible for directing the practice and its staff to provide the very best care to clients and pets. You will be the first port of call for the practice team from a clinical and leadership standpoint, working closely with the Practice Manager and Head Nurse to ensure the team feel supported and valued.

You’ll also have an active interest in the financial aspects of running of the practice and will be rewarded for its success. We offer full training and support in this role and regular meetings with your Regional Operations Director to ensure that you feel fully supported and that you have all the tools that you need for success.

Salary package up to £80,000 per annum depending on experience, to include:

  • - 5 weeks' annual leave (FTE)
  • - 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
  • - Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • - CPD Allowance £1,500 plus 3 days CPD leave (FTE), along with exceptional in-house CPD training
  • - 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


Medivet Birstall is a well-established practice and operates as one of our 24-hour practices which is open 365 days a year. The practice is equipped with the latest technology including ECG, In-house laboratory, operating theatre, digital x-ray, dentistry equipment and Ultrasound. The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated team of day and night staff. The practice sees a busy and varied caseload and is a training practice for nurses and Vets training on our Graduate Support Programme.

The practice is located just off the A6 and is a short distance from the A46, A607 and on-site parking for staff and customers. The practice is opposite a parade of shops with places to eat, supermarkets, cafes, banks and more all in walking distance.

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