Lead Veterinary Surgeon / Branch Partner – Hendon hospital

Are you ready to take the next step in your veterinary career? We have a remarkable opportunity at Hendon hospital for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon, with the potential to become a Branch Partner. Looking for someone interested in shaping the future of the practice, delivering exceptional care, and making a positive impact on the team, patients, clients, and community.

As a Branch Partner, you’ll have the chance to own a share of your practice and drive its success. Utilize your ambition to be the driving force behind a thriving practice while delivering unparalleled care. Together, we’ll grow the value of the practice, with you, the Branch Partner, reaping the rewards.

The Hendon hospital is a vibrant hub in north London, regularly recognised as one of London’s premier veterinary practices. With a highly experienced team, inspiring leadership, and state-of-the-art facilities, including an MRI/CT unit, endoscopy, arthroscopy, and more, we are committed to excellence in patient care. Our hospital is undergoing a state-of-the-art refurbishment and boasts a dedicated reception and night team.

Joining us as a Branch Partner offers numerous benefits:

  • Actively share in the growth and success of your own business.
  • Decide on the best equity model with financial support.
  • Retain clinical control through our Hub and Spoke model.
  • Receive support from our Support Centre team on non-clinical aspects of practice management.
  • Freedom to practice in alignment with your values and standards.
  • Guidance from our Clinical Operations team for practice development.
  • Access to a vibrant veterinary community for collaboration and support.
  • Financial rewards commensurate with practice success.
  • True work/life balance with four-day weeks, six weeks’ holiday, and maternity/paternity benefits.
  • Ability to sell equity at any time, retaining complete control of your career.
  • Experience genuine job satisfaction as part of a large clinical community.


  • Champion excellent practice standards across all aspects of the clinic.
  • Deliver exceptional clinical care and maintain clear communication with clients.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and operational standards.
  • Maximize commercial performance with a focus on key measures.
  • Mentor and develop the team to enhance skills and effectiveness.
  • Inspire the team by sharing best practices and driving positive change.
  • Facilitate seamless clinical handover and patient care transfer.
  • Support and promote clinical best practices within the wider veterinary community.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon.
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership skills.
  • Experience delivering exceptional care to both patients and clients.
  • Understanding of the importance of exceptional care in enhancing the client experience.
  • Experience implementing progressive clinical practices.
  • Track record of delivering strong commercial performance.
  • Effective team player with coaching and influencing skills.

The Hendon hospital is part of one of the main UK veterinary groups.  Apply now and become part of a vibrant clinical community dedicated to supporting each other and providing exceptional care.