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Linnaeus Lead Veterinarian in Maida Vale, United Kingdom

Are you looking at working in a vibrant part of London ? Village Vet Maida Vale is a multi-vet practice that is seeking a new Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join this established team in beautiful West London. The practice is well equipped with digital radiography, dental radiography, ultrasound and dedicated operating theatre. You will be working alongside an experienced and enthusiastic team dedicated to providing excellent care to their clients. The practice is situated in a fantastic area of London with dedicated clients and a fantastic high street.

You will see routine and more complex consultations, GP level surgery, dentistry and imaging and working with this spectacular team in continuing to provide great clinical standards and client care. We strive to offer great working rota with flexibility and a focus on good work-life balance.

We are looking for the following skills: 

  • Great teamwork and receptiveness to learn 

  • Ability to manage and drive a successful team 

  • Grow the practice and bond the client base 

  • Mentor a fellow veterinary associate  

  • Independent consulting skills  

  • Problem-based, logical case approach 

  • Sound surgical and dentistry skills. 

We are supported by local Village vet branches and by London Veterinary Specialists where we have a CT machine and have specialists in internal medicine, imaging, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology and surgery to provide support with or accept referrals for very complex cases that need more than advanced primary care knowledge. 

This role comes with an excellent rota 4/5 day week including 1 in 4 Saturday mornings (9am-1pm). 


  • Sponsorship available

  • Great rota 

  • Village Vet bonus scheme 

  • Certificates encouraged and funding available 

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + birthday leave 

  • RCVS and 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 

  • Recruitment referral reward scheme. 

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 certificates 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 to this practice is present on a busy high street with a multitude of shops, with the closest tube station being Warwick Avenue, based on the Bakerloo line  


At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone.