• Lead Veterinary Surgeon

    Location: 146 Goldhawk Road, Shepherd’s Bush, London Hours: Full time, Part time Practice: Village Vet (Brackenbury) Salary: Salary starting from £65,000 depending on experience Practice Details Village Vet (Brackenbury)

Our Vision:

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Village Vet is a progressive, forward thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium sized first opinion practices, four large 24-hour hospitals and a referral centre. Village Vet is based in London, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, modern first opinion or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group. We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 330 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

The nearest tube station is Goldhawk Road, which is based on the Circle and Hammersmith & City line.

This location’s walk score is 95/100, where the area is easily accessible to shops, cafes and includes nearby parks like Cathnor Park, Shepherd Bush Green, and Ravenscourt for a walk or run in your free time.


Your role and responsibilities

Our new Lead Veterinary Surgeon will implement best working practices across the practice and will offer case continuity from the consultation room, to case workup, through to surgery. This position is full-time but we would consider a part-time applicant.

This amazing local clinic at the heart of the neighbourhood has great transport links with a short walk from Shepherds Bush (Central line and Overground) and opposite Goldhawk Road tube station. The team at Brackenbury provide excellent clinical standards and customer care. Our lovely clients have high expectations and we aim to exceed them.


  • Overall responsibility for surgical and medical cases
  • Manage the sales performance, budget and overall profitability of the business on a day to day basis
  • Managing client care/implementing initiatives/ collating CPD
  • Manage the practice policies and procedures
  • Assist and encourage other staff and train as indicated
  • Liaise with Operation Managers
  • You will receive support from a clinical director and operations support manager to achieve the above objectives.



  • Salary starting from £65,000 depending on experience
  • Village Vet bonus scheme
  • Great rota
  • Certifications encouraged and funding available
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + birthday leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme.


Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

If you would like to apply for this position or would simply like to discuss in a little more detail – please contact [email protected] or complete the application form below. 

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