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Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Pet People Vets
110-116 Upper Richmond Road West, London
Up to £70,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time


110-116 Upper Richmond Road West, London

Pulled from the full job description

  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Gym membership
  • On-site parking

Full job description

We get it. It’s a competitive market out there but you probably want to know what makes Pet People different to every other clinic. Maybe you’ve had enough of faulty equipment, cramped work spaces and management that just don’t listen. Tired of missing your lunch breaks or maybe you just fancy a complete change of scenery. Who wouldn’t want to work in a new, independent practice with a swanky CT scanner right?

If you want to know more, keep reading!

We are an aspirational, independent clinic, with an experienced team in an unparalleled space. Our clinic is set up by vets, owned by vets and run by vets.

Pet People is seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Veterinary Surgeon to join our pet-loving team. We are looking for a dedicated professional with a robust clinical background and excellent surgical skills to lead our veterinary team. As a Senior Vet at Pet People, you will play a pivotal role in providing exceptional care to our beloved patients and their owners.

Your leadership will guide our team to achieve the highest standards of veterinary excellence, drive forward our clinical aspirations and look for ways the team can develop and improve our approach. If you are a confident and compassionate veterinarian ready to take on a leadership role in a thriving practice, we invite you to apply and be a part of our mission to provide exceptional care to the pets of south-west London and beyond.

We also believe in growing a culture where everyone has input into the development of the practice. We pride ourselves on using our nursing team to their full potential whist helping everyone receive excellent training and career progression. We also work with exceptional peripatetic surgeons to offer our clients the best of the best. Our close relationship with orthopaedic, soft tissue and cardiac specialists means we can offer our clients referral-level treatment options all under one roof. It’s a win-win.

Why Pet People?

  • 4000 square feet of zen clinic
  • Large, dedicated client base
  • 3 Customer Care advisors, 3 Nursing students, 5 RVNs and 5 Vets
  • A CT scanner
  • Laparoscopic equipment and dedicated sterile theatre
  • Dedicated dental suite
  • Separate cat clinic area and ISFM cat friendly status on the way
  • A bean-to-cup coffee machine- a must!
  • Peripatetic ortho/ultrasound/internal medicine to augment team learning in-house
  • M+Ms, Journal clubs
  • Multiple Start-up business awards
  • Practice Standards accreditation
  • Team yoga/rock climbing and art classes
  • Consult room reflective training
  • Part-employee owned

What's in it for you?

  • Fantastic competitive salary of up to 70k DOE
  • Varied clinical caseload
  • Employee share scheme
  • Gym membership
  • True compressed hours ie a 4-week with ADDITIONAL time off for weekend work
  • Your birthday off.
  • Unlimited CPD including certificate support
  • Potential for development in to clinical directorship and management.
  • A voice – be part of the decision making with a place on the Senior Leadership Team and autonomy to make plans for the site.

We think we are different. We certainly wouldn’t have started this to be the same.

Come and have a look. We want to hear from you!

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: Up to £70,000.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Gym membership
  • On-site parking
  • UK visa sponsorship


  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • London: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor's (preferred)


  • Veterinary experience: 4 years (preferred)


  • RCVS (preferred)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: Senior Veterinary Surgeon
Expected start date: 01/01/2024