Experienced vet, with Oncology interests, to support Oncology specialist, Tier 3 hospital


Richard Powell

Exciting new opportunity for an experienced Vet with interests in oncology to join a progressive Tier 3 hospital based close to Leeds in West Yorkshire. Working with an experienced oncology team, you may be looking towards specializing in this subject, or be part way through a certificate. You will be supported by their oncology expert and would have ongoing mentorship if required. They have a dedicated oncology suite where they offer both surgical and medical cancer treatments, and have a particular interest in reconstructive surgery and can provide both adjuvant and neo adjuvant chemotherapy. The facilities in the rest of the hospital are excellent, with CT scanner, various flexible and rigid scopes, ultrasound and access to an MRI twice a month.

This practice deal with a mix of caseload from the routine cases from their 5 branches, and also take referrals which include surgery, Cardiology, oncology, dermatology, ophthalmology and imaging, carried out by a team of certificate and diploma holders.

This is a full-time role for 47 hours per week Monday to Friday with weekends on a 1:4 rota. However the oncology would initially make up around 3 days of the caseload, so they can consider a part time Oncology role only, or with a mix of SA work until the caseload increases to full time in the oncology department. This is a 24 hour hospital but there are no out of hours with this position as the hospital have a dedicated night team. You will be joining a team of over 20 vets who have varying interests and hold a variety of certificates. Due to the nature and size of the business you will gain broad exposure to a varied caseload within a friendly and supportive team.

In return the client offers a competitive salary, generous CPD allowance with 4 days per year to attend events, 33 days holiday and an additional day off for your birthday and a noncontractual bonus scheme. addition to your salary vets receive a top up payment for each weekend worked and two days off in Lieu the following week.

Salary is based on targeted on securing and keeping the very best candidates and is dependent on experience. Excellent CPD allowance of funding and time is given plus other benefits

If you are interested to apply then please contact [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900

You must be registered with the RCVS (Royal college of Veterinary Surgeons) or eligible to do so. You must also be aware of Visa requirements to work in the UK

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