Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Lead Veterinary Surgeon Bexley, Greater London Medivet Welling Full Time, Permanent

About us

MediVet are a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

The top priority of our team is your pet’s wellbeing. 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 seeking a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join our team in Welling. 


Our Lead Vets are responsible for directing the practice and its staff in providing the very best care to clients and pets. You’ll also have an engaged interest in the running of the practice and be rewarded for its success.

This candidate should be a motivated individual who possesses leadership qualities, excellent communication and a passion for patient and client care. Strong management and mentor skills are essential as you will play a crucial part within the team. 

This role covers 40 hours a week, spread across 4 working days per week, providing a great work-life balance. The shift pattern includes 1:3 Saturdays or 1:6 Full weekends

Salary package up to £65,000 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
  • Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
  • Access to a wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays
  • 1 day ‘Pet’ernity Leave


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.

Skills and experience

–        Registered with the RCVS

–        Qualified MRCVS

–        Commitment to animal welfare

–        Ability to keep on top of practise protocols and procedures

–        Excellent organisational skills


Our practice was founded in the 1930s and originally treated farm animals and police horses.
Now you’ll find an experienced team of vets and nurses dedicated to providing your pet with exceptional care. We offer an excellent range of facilities and services to meet all of your pet’s needs.

Our address is 122 Park View Rd Welling DA16 1SJ

If you are interested in joining our team please apply or contact Nabi – nabi.issrar@medivet.co.uk – 07961834919 to discuss in more detail! 

Job number: VET02052