Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Lead Veterinary Surgeon Glamorgan, Rhondda Cynon Taff Medivet Aberdare 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

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Lead Veterinary Surgeon to lead our friendly and loyal team our Aberdare practice in the Wales region.

You must be an experienced vet with a client-oriented approach and excellent communication skills, The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years’ UK small animal practice (or UK equivalent) experience. This role requires a motivated vet to work confidently in a leadership position with the ability to make sound clinical judgement but also enjoy interaction with team members.

The ideal candidate will be; confident with most routine surgery and medicine, assured in their communication, comfortable working as part of a larger team, happy with some sole charge responsibilities, and share our core Medivet values of being caring, progressive and trustworthy.

As part of our large regional team, you will build relationships with our talented and experienced vets, share skills and work together with the help of our state-of-the-art equipment to provide the highest standard of care.

We are happy to be flexible and adapt a bespoke pattern to the requirements of the candidate. We are also happy to consider part-time positions and variable hours if that would better fit with your needs!

For full-time positions;

• Salary of up to £75,000 per annum depending on experience

• 4-day working week

• 5 weeks’ annual leave

• 4 weeks’ paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)

• Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay

• CPD Allowance plus 3 days CPD leave

• RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid

• Support with certificates and career development

• Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme

• Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.

• 100% attendance bonus schemes

• 1 day ‘Pet’ernity Leave


We offer relocation allowances should you move more than 40 miles from your current home address.

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.

Medivet also support vets who have interest in studying towards certificates.

Please do not hesitate to email elisha.marshall@medivet.co.uk for further enquiries.

Skills and experience

Able to work sole charge and complete routine surgeries.


Job number: VET01801