• Clinical Pathologist

    Location: Station Farm, London Road, Six Mile Bottom, Cambridgeshire Hours: Referrals, Full time Practice: Dick White Referrals Salary: Practice Details Dick White Referrals

Dick White Referrals (DWR) is one of the largest specialist multi-disciplinary veterinary referral centres in Europe, offering outstanding levels of clinical care in state-of-the-art facilities.

Our dedicated vets, nurses and nursing assistants, supported by the client care teams, are committed to providing the highest quality surgical and medical care for pets. Many of our clinicians are nationally or internationally recognised specialists in their field and bring unique experiences to care for pets. 

We accept referrals in Anaesthesia, Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine Neurology and Neurosurgery, Oncology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Physiotherapy and Soft Tissue Surgery.

We have comprehensive and established clinical and non-clinical programmes for training, development and CPD.

Visit this page to read about our vision, mission and values. https://www.dickwhitereferrals.com/about-us/our-vision-mission-and-values/

Your role and responsibilities

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced veterinary Clinical Pathologist to join our team of Clinical Pathologists and Anatomic Pathologists at Dick White Referrals (DWR), near Cambridge, UK. 

The laboratory is within the busy hospital at DWR, which is currently undergoing expansion, and we look forward to moving into our new state of the art laboratory soon. 

Much of our work is from referred patients at DWR and other referral hospitals in the UK, but we also receive first opinion samples, providing a varied and interesting workload. We enjoy interacting with our clinical associates in the hospital and with our Radiologist and Anatomic Pathologist associates, allowing for tailored individualised reports and excellent feedback and discussion of cases.

Primary duties include the evaluation and interpretation of clinical pathology results (haematology, biochemistry, endocrinology) and cytology samples. We have a busy flow cytometry service, and an interest in haematopathology would be advantageous (although not essential). We have a residency programme and take part in seminars, rounds, journal clubs and research projects.

Please note that this is a full-time post, however, a 4-day week would also be considered by mutual agreement. 

Applicants should ideally be board certified by the European College of Veterinary Pathologists, America College of Veterinary Pathologists or Royal College of Pathologists.

As you would expect from the UK’s largest private veterinary referral hospital, we offer an inspiring and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities and an attractive benefits package. Lecturing at conferences is strongly encouraged.

If you share our passion for delivering excellence, trust and care then we would love to hear from you.



  • Extra 0.5 day compensatory time off per week, pro-rated for part-time colleagues
  • Annual inflationary salary review
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • 6-days annual “attending" CPD allowance, pro-rated for part-time colleagues
  • £1000 annual CPD allowance 
  • 5-days annual “giving” CPD allowance 
  • Additional “Invited Guest Speaker” CPD allowance 
  • Two weeks annual study leave allowance 
  • Birthday leave 
  • Life assurance scheme 
  • Income protection scheme 
  • Pension scheme
  • Private health insurance 
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Enhanced sick leave
  • Shared parental leave available
  • Free Library access through UoN
  • RCVS fees covered, if applicable .


Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individuals, but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Dick Whites are are part of Linnaeus that is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.



To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to: [email protected] & for any informal enquiries regarding this position, please contact Butty Villiers on: [email protected] 

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