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Lead Veterinary Surgeon - St Albans

St Albans, Hertfordshire
Up to £55,000 per annum, depending on experience
Closing date
24 Jun 2021

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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Assistant Veterinary Surgeon
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We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our team at Medivet Notting Hill. 

This role requires someone with at least 3 years' UK veterinary (or equivalent) experience, happy working a combination of multi-vet and sole charge. It would suit a confident Veterinary Surgeon with good GP experience and excellent client and communication skills. 

This role will function in an environment where colleagues support each other, by sharing skills and knowledge, to give our patients the best outcomes. In return, we will provide strong mentorship, a fantastic package and the chance to be involved in cases using state-of-the-art technology. We provide all this whilst you continue to develop your career and get the most job satisfaction.

Salary, benefits and hours: 

  • This role works to a 39 hours a week over 4 days, 09:00-19:00
  • 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends
  • You will have a fair share of bank holiday cover and minimal on call duties over the year, approx. 3 weeks on-call across  the year, enabling the development of your ECC skills and experience
  • Salary of up to £55,000, dependent on experience including housing allowance £12000 and vehicle or £2500 allowance. 
  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave, and in-house CPD training and VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid. 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays  
  • Fantastic career progression and partnership opportunities, Paid sabbatical after every five years’ service, Company discounts and reward scheme, Access to Employee Assistance Programme, Additional benefits, including 100% attendance scheme and ‘peternity’ leave. 

Skills and experience:

  • You must be a Veterinary Surgeon who is registered with the RCVS
  • Proficiency in all neutering and basic soft tissue surgery, handling medical cases
  • Excellent client communication
  • Good team work skills
  • Interest in imaging a bonus! 
  • Completing or completion of a certificate preferred, but not essential


Based in the highly sought out area of Central London, Medivet Notting Hill is a two vet clinic, although some sole charge will be required, equipped with X-ray (including dental x-ray), state of the art ultrasound, full blood machines and all the usual toys. 

Our fantastic team is led by Branch Partner and Vet, Emma Nicholas plus additional Vet (that's you!) RVN, SVN, PCA and Office Administrator.

We also have a sister clinic, Medivet West Kensington, where you can work collaboratively as well as feeding into our 24-hr Kensington hospital for all out of hour care.


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.

In everything we do, we work together and look out for each other. We’re all working towards the same goal: exceptional care.

Our people support each other within practices and across regions, and our clinicians work closely with our Support Centre colleagues – forming one team made of many teams. We work hard together but socialise, too. We’re proud that our community fosters strong bonds and friendships.

All our people are warmly encouraged to get involved in shaping the business, to consider becoming partners, or move into management roles. Every day, there’s a chance to have an impact on this business in its exciting growth phase.

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

Find Us
01923 470000
Unit 4 Mowat Industrial Estate
Sandown Road
WD24 7UY
United Kingdom
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