• Soft Tissue Surgeon

    Location: Manor Farm Business Park, Higham Gobion, Herts Hours: Referrals Practice: Davies Veterinary Specialists Salary: Practice Details Davies Veterinary Specialists

Davies Veterinary Specialists is one of the largest and most diverse, small animal veterinary referral centres in Europe, with a team of over 200 people. We are situated in the heart of the beautiful Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire countryside, and within 40 minutes of London by train. Founded over 23 years ago, we are recognised as a leader in the sector offering a diverse range of services to our clients and pioneering sustainability having won the Investors in the 'Environment Green Award 2020.'  We have a strong collaborative culture and ethos that has sustained our success, and we are proud to be part of the wider Linnaeus group.

Roles and responsibilities

We now have an exciting opportunity to join our highly experienced Soft Tissue team, which is led by Smita Das. You will be working closely with specialist colleagues across our multidisciplinary referral practice, with highly skilled nurses and incredible support teams.  Our fantastic facilities include a newly re-developed on-site imaging suite with Siemens 1.5T MRI scanner and 64-slice CT, a Hearing Screening Clinic and a Therapy and Fitness rehabilitation centre.

The ideal candidate will be ECVS or ACVS board certified or eligible, and experience in soft tissue surgery is essential, as is being personable with a good sense of humour. Applicants must also hold, or be eligible for, membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. We pride ourselves on being a supportive and friendly team and as a proactive member you will be keen to provide a service of the highest possible standards in a busy, stimulating and supportive environment. Weekend cover is based on a shared rota with other clinicians assuring a healthy work-life balance.


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank holidays
  • Birthday leave on or around your birthday
  • Pension scheme
  • Up to 5 days to receive CPD (funded)
  • Up to 5 days to deliver CPD
  • Private health insurance for you and your family
  • Life cover
  • RCVS, VDS and specialist fees paid


Part of an amazing global family

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

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 85,000 Petcare 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.

If you would like to apply for the role or for an informal chat to discuss it further, please get in touch with our Senior Talent Acquisition specialist Amy Bowcott on 07463 184972 - [email protected] or why not reach out through LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/amy-bowcott-rvn-dipavn-881474a6

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