Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Lead Veterinary Surgeon £70.000 per year Fortis Green, Greater London Medivet Fortis Green Full Time, Permanent

The opportunity

Medivet Fortis Green is situated in a lovely part of North London with boutique shops, cafes and restaurants just a short walk away in Muswell Hill. It’s a calm and friendly area, well populated with a nice balance of green spaces, which has allowed the number of pet owners to flourish within the past couple of years.

We have a fantastic, well-rounded hard working team that enjoy working together and appreciate a good laugh along the way making time in practice to fun one too!

The practice has a fully equipped theatre plus digital x-ray and dental machine, with an internal lab soon and access to CT/MRI at our nearby Hendon 24-Hour Hospital.

This is an established practice with over 2300 registered clients.

Fortis Green is a busy and well-established practice situated within Muswell Hill, North London which has undergone a full internal refurbishment and grown to a busy practice.

Rayyan is now looking to take a step back to spend time with her 3 small children. She would love to hand the reins over to the next partner who can continue to take the lead in growing this busy and vibrant practice and maintain the excellent reputation she has built over the past 7 years.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to buy into an established and busy practice in a beautiful premises. The flexibility of partnership is always open for discussion and could even be suitable for a partner duo with job share options.

This role works to a 4-day week with a 1:6 full weekends. The hours are 9am-7pm with an hour lunch break.

Key Benefits

  • Private Medical Insurance from day one.
  • Health cash plan from day one (covering dental, physio and optical services) with 24/7 Private GP Service.
  • Life Assurance 3 x salary.
  • Access to 24-hour counselling by phone or in person should you feel you need support.
  • Lead Vet Contribution Scheme
  • 33 days’ annual leave (including Bank Holidays) rising to 38 with length of service.
  • An additional ‘Day for You’, a paid day’s leave for you to use as you wish.
  • Clinical CPD: £1,500 per year plus 3 days’ paid leave
  • Internal CPD and access to Clinical Communities
  • Funded certificate opportunities.
  • VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid.
  • Sabbatical based on length of service.
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan.
  • Cycle to Work scheme,
  • Discounts on Medivet products and services.
  • Support for Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa and relocation support.

Role Accountabilities

Exceptional care is at the heart of everything we do at Medivet. That’s the care for our patients, our clients and for each other – we really want to make a positive difference through every interaction we have.

In this role you will:

  • Deliver exceptional clinical care to your patients during consultations and procedures.
  • Provide exceptional care to your clients, giving clear updates on patients.
  • Deliver professional excellence, observing the highest standards of regulatory, practice and operational compliance.
  • Prepare accurate estimates for clients, ensuring payment and minimising debt.
  • Work closely with the Practice Manager to maximise commercial performance with a focus on key measures.
  • Engage, mentor and develop your team, enhancing their skills and utilising these in the most effective way.
  • Inspire your team, sharing new or evolving practice standards and changes to processes.
  • Pro-actively support and share clinical best practice within and across practices and the wider Medivet community.

Your Skills and Experience

  • RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon.
  • Able to demonstrate clinical leadership skills.
  • Experienced in delivering exceptional care to both patients and clients.
  • An understanding and appreciation of exceptional care and how this improves the client experience.
  • Experience of implementing a progressive clinical culture.
  • Experience of delivering strong commercial performance through effective allocation of clinical activity.
  • Experienced in working effectively as part of a team.
  • Experienced in using coaching and influencing skills to get the best out of every colleague.

About Us

Medivet is a leading veterinary care provider, with practices across the UK including a number of 24-hour veterinary centres and referral centres. We also have a growing presence overseas with practices in France, Germany and Spain.


We’re proud to support a large, connected and growing community of colleagues who provide exceptional care that’s always there. That’s more than a strapline for us, we truly believe every interaction we have matters and that we can make a real difference.  This is as true for our colleagues as it is for our patients and clients.  Being part of Medivet means being part of a forward-thinking and caring environment with the very best equipment and treatment options available, and the very best treatment for you as a valued member of the team.


This is the home of talented people like you who want to stand out in their field and whose compassion for animals goes way beyond their job. Join us and be part of our exciting plans for the future.



Job number: VET01935