Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Lead Veterinary Surgeon Harmans Water, Berkshire Medivet Bracknell Harmens Water Full Time, Permanent

About us

We’re a community of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. We’re set on building something extraordinary: creating the most forward-thinking and innovative place in the veterinary industry.

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.

Our mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means our employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

We provide ongoing support to our teams, both in practice and through our dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from our advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence

The role

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced vet to lead our practice based in Bracknell Harmans Water. This is an exciting opportunity as the practice has recently undergone a refurbishment.

You will need at least a minimum of 3 years small animal practice experience. In return we will provide an excellent career progression and work life balance, fantastic packages (see below) and the chance to be involved in cases using state-of-the-art technology. We provide all of this whilst you continue to develop your career and get the most job satisfaction.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone wishing to “take ownership”.

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary of up £80,000 per annum depending on experience
  • CPD allowance including 3 days’ CPD leave and in-house CPD training
  • VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 4 weeks’ paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • 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 also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 50 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.

Role accountabilities

You will provide high standards of clinical care to your clients and patients and direction and leadership to colleagues in practice, to ensure delivery against agreed performance measures.

You will be responsible for the financial and operational performance of your practice and overall team performance and engagement.

You will need to ensure the delivery of exceptional clinical quality and care standards in your practice always encouraging a progressive clinical culture.

You will follow Medivet policies and procedures and ensure they are implemented in your practice and adhered to by all your team (e.g. Medivet preferred drug policy)

You will work with your regional management team, Head Nurse and practice colleagues to deliver exceptional care whilst driving your practice forward.

Review Clinical Dashboards regularly and create plans and actions from these to include supporting your team to achieve.

Skills and experience

You will need at least a minimum of 3 years small animal practice experience.



Harman’s Water has recently been refurbished and we are looking for a team to welcome clients back through the doors.

You will have easy access to our 24-hour centre in Wokingham, and we have nearby practices that specialise in orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, dermatology, medicine, ultrasonography, dentistry, exotics and ophthalmology.

Harmans Water is a leafy suburb of Bracknell close to the M3 and M4 with good transport links to Reading and London. Train station Martins Heron is 10 min walk (0.5 miles) with direct trains from London Waterloo

We have a beautiful garden full of wildlife, and a set of shops and leisure centre just round the corner. The branch includes:

  • 3 consult rooms
  • Digital x-ray
  • Separate cat and dog wards

Please contact Elisha.Marshall@medivet.co.uk to find out more information 


Job number: VET01829