Clinical Veterinarian in SA Orthopaedic Surgery - Cambridge

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £41,526-£52,559
17 Nov 2020
24 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Clinical Veterinarian in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery

Department/Location: Department of Veterinary Medicine, West Cambridge Site
Salary: £41,526-£52,559
Reference: PP24674
Salary: £41,526.00 to £52,559.00 (plus Market Pay Supplement dependent on experience and subject to approval)

We are looking for a dedicated small animal orthopaedic surgeon to join our experienced team.

This is an opportunity to work in a well-equipped, multidisciplinary referral hospital, with a friendly, enthusiastic and supportive working environment.

Our caseload is interesting and varied, ranging from the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of lameness, through to the management of complex fractures, limb deformities and total joint replacement. Support with case management is available from within the team and from other services in the Department. Personal development is encouraged and supported.

The role primarily involves the provision of clinical services within the hospital, alongside teaching and supervision of Senior Clinical Training Scholars, Junior Clinical Training Scholars and final year students. There is also an opportunity to participate in bench and clinical research projects supported by dedicated research staff within the Surgical Discovery Centre (

Applicants should have attained or be eligible to sit the examination for the Diploma of the European or American College of Veterinary Surgery, and have a veterinary degree registerable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

We offer a supportive and engaging environment with generous paid annual leave (33 days for full time employees, plus public holidays). In addition we are able to provide competitive staff benefits and services, including family friendly policies, numerous discounts on shopping, health care, financial services, and public transport. We also offer defined benefits pension schemes and tax-efficient bicycle, car lease and charity-giving schemes. If required, time off clinics for exam preparation can be accommodated.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Professor Matthew Allen on

For information about the Department, please visit:

Applicants should submit a CHRIS/6, CV, covering letter outlining suitability for the role and contact details for two references.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 22 months in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To submit your application click the apply button.

Closing date for applications is 24 January 2021

An interview date will be arranged after the closing date, however, please note that candidates meeting the selection criteria may be invited to interview prior to the close date. 

Please quote reference PP24674 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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