• Small animal Oncology Residency

    Location: Station Farm, London Road, Six Mile Bottom, Cambridgeshire Hours: Referrals, Full time Practice: Dick White Referrals Salary: £31,000 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

With a large, varied and exciting oncology caseload, we are seeking a colleague to join our ECVIM-CA Residency-training programme in October 2022. DWR is a busy and expanding state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary, small animal referral-only practice based near Cambridge, UK.

The successful candidate will work as part of our Resident team and receive direct training and supervision from our ECVIM-CA Recognised Specialists in Oncology. The successful applicant will join a team of Specialist Veterinary Clinicians, Residents and Interns who provide our services in oncology, internal medicine, cardiology, soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, diagnostic imaging, neurology, anaesthesia, dermatology, clinical pathology and pathology. The Residency programme will be for a period of 3 years depending on progress (reviewed after 6 months and then annually) and is formally approved by the European College of Veterinary Oncology (ECVIM-CA); the intention being that the Resident will sit the ECVIM-CA Diploma examinations at the end of their training period.

Applicants must be either a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership, and have the right to work in the UK (UK or EU citizenship, or with a valid UK working visa for the duration of the Internship). The successful applicant will have at least 2 years’ relevant post-graduate veterinary clinical experience, have completed a rotating Internship programme and hold a UK valid current driving licence. If not native English speakers, candidates must have a good knowledge of spoken and written English, preferably certified by examination.



  • Annual inflationary salary review 
  • Hospital-wide bonus scheme 
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD programmes
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone.


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.

We 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, a letter of intent and the contact details of two referees to: [email protected]. The closing date for applications is Friday 15th July 2022. Short-listed candidates will be required to attend interviews shortly after the closing date.

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