Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon £65,000 per year Islington, Greater London Medivet Hornsey Full Time, Permanent

The opportunity

A fabulous opportunity has arisen for Veterinary Surgeon at our well-established team at Medivet Hornsey in Islington, North London.

Medivet Hornsey is a fantastic practice, it would suit someone with a down to earth nature, keen to develop and progress this practice alongside a very experience Head Veterinary Nurse.

We have lovely clients, with a bias towards cats, complete with on-site cattery! It is also equipped with state of the art technology including Ultrasound, Digital X-ray (including Dental X-ray) and in-house blood machines.

The practice has excellent transport links and is within walking distance of Finsbury Park and Archway stations. And, feeds into our Hendon 24-Hour clinic for all out of hour care and where on-call duties are carried out.

This practice has an excellent team consisting of Lead Vet who has been a part of the team for over 7 years as well as a long standing Head RVN. The team are a relaxed, friendly bunch, who are not just work colleagues but also enjoy socialising outside of the clinic.

Medivet Hornsey has all the usual kit including in-house blood machines, ultrasound and digital X-ray (both normal and dental). Approximately 65% of the case-load are cats and they are currently have silver ISFM cat friendly status. Here, we are always looking for new ideas and investing in new equipment for the practice.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact Cherell at 

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.
  • 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 tailored, accurate treatment and care plans for each patient with clear cost estimates.
  • Engage, mentor and develop your team, enhancing their skills and utilising these in the most effective way.
  • 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.
  • Experienced in delivering exceptional care to both patients and clients.
  • Experienced in working effectively as part of a team.
  • Able to demonstrate clinical leadership skills.
  • Experience of implementing a progressive clinical culture.
  • Experience of supporting nurse consults and schedule 3 procedures, with an understanding of how this contributes to clinic performance and efficiency.
  • 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: VET02058