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Veterinary Oncologist - Derby

Employer
Pride Veterinary Centre
Location
Derby, Derbyshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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Sector
Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time, Part Time
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Job Details

We are looking for a specialist or residency trained oncologist to join our established team. You will be a referral clinician who is ready for something exciting and new, with the passion and skills to care for patients, customers and colleagues alike and be an integral part of a truly multidisciplinary team. The position is full time 42.5 hours per week, 8.30am to 6pm, Monday to Friday plus on call rota. Part time will be considered for the right candidate.
 
Pride Veterinary Centre is a state-of-the-art referral and teaching hospital, in full collaboration with University of Nottingham Veterinary School. This provides the opportunity to support teaching and research interests and the chance to inspire the next generation of veterinary professionals.
 
The fantastic facilities include 13 consultation rooms, 7 hospital wards, 5 theatres, full advanced imaging suite (with CT and MRI), 3 ultrasound rooms, interventional radiology and cardiology capabilities, an endoscopy suite, hydrotherapy pool and treadmills and dedicated chemotherapy & radio-iodine treatment rooms.
 
Pride Veterinary Centre is the central small animal hospital for the Scarsdale Veterinary Group, a multi-species practice employing over 300 staff across 12 sites in the Midlands. At Pride we offer specialist services in anaesthesia, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, oncology, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, neurology, ophthalmology and exotics. Cardiology and Dermatology with advanced practitioners alongside on-site hydrotherapy and physiotherapy. The state-of-the-art hospital provides 24/7 veterinary care, supported by a dedicated night team. We work closely with the University of Nottingham, with the veterinary students rotating through first opinion and referral services at Pride. We are located at the edge of Derby city centre with good transport links to major cities via road and rail network. East Midlands Airport and Birmingham International Airport offer convenient access to domestic and international destinations. The beautiful Peak District is just around the corner.
 
The oncology team comprises a European and RCVS recognised specialist and 2 dedicated oncology nurses with plans to add an intern in the immediate future. The experienced, friendly team of 100+ veterinary professionals at Pride deliver Specialist led care, collaborating to provide the best possible outcome for all our patients. The team provides referral services to external veterinary professionals and to our own first opinion vets. Alongside this, there is a Vets at Night service, dedicated leadership structure and support functions such as Customer Care, HR and Marketing.
 
Required skills and experience;
Diplomate of the ECVIM or ACVIM in small animal oncology or completed an ECVIM-CA or ACVIM approved residency in oncology
 
Would be good to have;

  • Peer reviewed publications and CPD delivery portfolio at recognised events
  • Previous experience in teaching

Professional Perks and Benefits:

  • An excellent salary package commensurate with experience
  • 5 weeks holiday allowance plus bank holidays and birthday off work. Increase in holiday allowance with service
  • £3000 CPD cost allowance plus 10 days CPD days to give or receive training
  • RCVS and VDS costs covered plus 2 chosen subscriptions
  • Regular internal CPD, rounds and morbidity and mortality rounds to maximise patient outcomes
  • Death in Service Cover
  • Private Healthcare
  • Discount staff pet scheme

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.
 
If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.
 
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Company

This is a unique place to work with the standards expected of a university within private practice. Our standards of clinical work and animal care are high and our staff put client care at the top of the agenda.

Many of our staff have worked within the Scarsdale Veterinary Group for a number of years, however, with our continual growth and development, on occasions vacancies do become available. Opportunities arise within all areas of our business, whether you are a Small Animal vet, a RCVS Nurse, or wish to be a member of our support staff, including our dedicated admin, reception and lab teams. Perhaps you wish to train in a specific area such as Small Animal Nursing – we can help here to, with our ongoing training programmes in line with the RCVS guidelines, why not take a look at the Royal College website at www.rcvs.org.uk for further information.

If you are a younger student considering a career as a veterinary surgeon we would suggest you start with the excellent Royal College of Veterinary surgeons on-line guide and then progress to the individual Veterinary College sites.

At Pride Veterinary Centre we are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, hard working individuals who will compliment the teams we have and who have a desire to work within a professional, friendly and caring environment. All our positions are advertised on our website which is updated on a regular basis.

Think about your future career development and what you want from it, if its job satisfaction in a professional, friendly, caring environment with the opportunity to progress, drop us a line and see what we can do for you. We are very excited about our future – now lets get excited about yours!

Find Us
Location
Scarsdalevets LLP
Pride Veterinary Centre
Riverside Road
Derby
DE24 8HX
GB
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