Veterinary Job

Ipswich - Ipswich

Orthopaedic and Soft Tissue Surgeon Christchurch Veterinary Referrals Ipswich IP4 3QN, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 2 Nov 2018

First class surgical referral centre in the countryside.

Job Description

Christchurch Veterinary Referrals – Orthopaedic and Soft Tissue Referral Centre

Three new positions available

We are a busy, privately owned, purpose built referral centre in Suffolk, England. We are one of the longest established surgical referral practices in the UK having opened in 2001. We have a large and dedicated base of referring practices. Our centre is predominantly orthopaedic with significant spinal and soft tissue components. We have an extensive and varied caseload with a large joint replacement program.

We have excellent facilities including;

On-site Esaote Grande MRI Scanner

Agfa Digital Radiography

Brand new Siemens 32 slice CT Scanner (currently being installed, ready for use February 2019)

Biomedtrix THR systems including Micro & Nano

Vast array of internal and external fixation equipment – too many to list.

Arthroscopy towers with scopes ranging from 1.9 to 4.0mm

In house Hydrotherapy treadmill and a qualified physiotherapist on-site.

We provide excellent working conditions. These include a four-day week with one in three/four weekend cover although we are generally very quiet after hours.

A great team of Registered Veterinary Nurses will be at your disposal along with other excellent support staff.

The practice is situated in a lovely area of rural Suffolk with quick, easy access to London (1hr 10 mins to London Liverpool Street).

Positions available:

1. Surgical Intern – Must be enrolled on their RCVS Cert SAS course or equivalent. You will work directly with and be mentored by a very experienced small animal surgeon. Starting salary £55,000

2. Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery, RCVS Cert SAS or equivalent. You will be an experienced surgeon wishing to further your surgical experience in a dedicated and supportive environment. Salary £65,000 – £80,000

3. Diploma Holder (either ECVS or RCVS). Salary £100,000 to £150,000

The applicants must have a high standard of patient care and excellent communication skills. A generous salary package (dependent upon experience) in addition to a generous CPD allowance.

Applicants apply to Charlotte Morrison at: or in writing to Christchurch Veterinary Referrals, Tuddenham Road Business Centre, Tuddenham Road, Ipswich, Suffolk. IP4 3QN.

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