Lead Veterinary Surgeon/Branch Partner - South Elmsall, West Yorkshire

  • Location South Elmsall, Pontefract
  • Salary Salary up to £65,000 dependent on experience or Share of the business and profits
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • VET00805/318/CS
  • Closing date 4th Mar 2021

We have lots of great roles for those who share our values

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:

We are looking for a driven Lead Veterinary Surgeon or Vet wanting to join Medivet as a Branch Partner that will drive high clinical standards.

You must be an experienced vet with 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.

We offer a 4 day working week and have our own dedicated 24 hour centre at Thurnscoe that covers on-call and has a CT scanner for further diagnostic options.

Support for those wanting to work towards certificate level with full funding available.

The branch partnership offers the includes following:

- Share of the business,
- Share of the net profits,
- Clinical freedom and scope to develop your own business,
- Strong regional and central support to help deal with for example HR, PSS, practice development, financial data,
- Full commercial funding,
- Growth in value of the business as it develops.

Lead vet position will receive a comprehensive range of benefits including:

- Up to £65,000 salary package depending on experience

- accommodation allowance

- vehicle or vehicle allowance

- 5 weeks holiday and Bank Holidays

- £1500 CPD allowance plus 3 days CPD leave

- Pension scheme

- Private Medical Insurance

- Leadership training available

Skills and experience:

The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years' UK small animal practice (or UK equivalent) experience.

Career progression is actively promoted and partnership opportunities are available for the right candidate. This is a great opportunity to take the next step in your career.


The practice comprises 3 consult rooms, 1 surgical theatres, digital X-ray, ultrasound and in house lab equipment with up to date analysers and external lab support and services

South Elmsall is in West Yorkshire and is the gateway to the beautiful Yorkshire dales. Once an industrial heartland, the region has been transformed and boasts excellent facilities for music, sport, culture and outdoor activities.

South Elmsall is close to three main cities, Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester, so you can get the best of city life and open countryside, where you can explore the Yorkshire dales or visit several stately homes and gardens.

Apply today to become part of our family.

Why join us?

We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

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.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

Progress your career with Medivet

Development is at the heart of everything we do. We have a wealth of opportunities for veterinary professionals to pursue their interests, develop their clinical and business skills, and take their careers in whichever directions they choose.

How we work

Medivet is a family of passionate, supportive and thoughtful veterinary professionals. We work as one team to support each other, grow the business, and make sure every pet receives the very best care.

Meet some of our people

Learn more about life at Medivet from colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Megan Jones

Deputy Head Nurse

“I branched out to other companies, but returned to Medivet having not found the same family community elsewhere.”

Jerry Dunne

Branch Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

“I thought I was going to stay for two years and move on to the next job but I fell in love with the team and the spirit of everything.”

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