Lead Veterinary Surgeon / Branch Partner

Lead Veterinary Surgeon / Branch Partner £60,000 - £75,000 Hendon, Greater London Medivet 24 Hour Hendon Full Time Part Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

We have a fantastic opportunity at our Hendon hospital, for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon, joining us with the aim of becoming a Branch Partner, giving you your own a share of your practice and taking the next step in your career, utilising your ambition to be the driving force behind your successful practice, while delivering unrivalled care and positively impacting our staff, patients, clients, and the community. As a Branch Partner you will bring clinical expertise delivering exceptional client and patient care while Medivet provide extensive back office operational and commercial support. Together we will grow value in the practice, which will be realised by you the Branch Partner at the point of sale.
Medivet Hendon 24-Hour is a bustling hospital in the heart of north London; recently recognised as one of London’s best Veterinary practices, with our highly experienced team, inspiring leadership, certificate holders plus fantastic nursing and support teams. The hospital also boasts a dedicated reception and night team and is undergoing a state-of-the-art refurbishment.
We house an MRI/CT unit, treating many interesting neurology, medicine, surgical and other cases. Additionally, we’re equipped with endoscopy, arthroscopy, digital x-ray, ultrasound, multi-parameter monitors, in-house bloods and much more! The group is also supported by its own pet blood bank, laboratory, and many other services. Hendon also has a spacious garden, two dedicated staff rooms, a close link to the station as well as a friendly and social team. We support Medivet clinics in Northwest London and across Southern England, with interesting and complicated cases.

Becoming a Branch Partner with Medivet offers the following benefits:

  • You will actively share in the growth and success of your own business.
  • Help to decide the best equity model for you and financial support.
  • Our Hub and Spoke model, equipped with state-of-the-art equipment allows clinicians to retain clinical control of their cases.
  • Our Support Centre team to look after and guide you on the non-clinical aspects of running a practice.
  • Freedom to practise in the way we were taught at university; our community is built on trust.
  • Support and guidance from our Clinical Operations team to enable you to develop your practice.
  • Becoming part of an 800 strong vet community, unlike independent practice owners.
  • Financial rewards in line with your practice’s success meaning your income could vastly exceed your current salary expectations.
  • True work/life balance working four-day weeks, six weeks’ holiday with maternity and paternity benefits.
  • Ability to sell your equity at any time, retaining complete control of your career.
  • Building the best place to work in the veterinary industry, experiencing genuine job satisfaction.
  • Be part of a large clinical community of like-minded vet who support each other.


  • Own practice standards and champion excellent across your practice.
  • 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.
  • Complete clinical handover and arrange transfer of any patient needing out of hours or enhanced care.
  • 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: VET02242