05/07/2021: Oncologist at Wear Referrals, UK

Wear Referrals is a multi-disciplinary, specialist veterinary referral hospital in the North East of England, close to the historic university city of Durham, the thriving city of Newcastle and set between the north east coast and the Pennines. We have services in neurology, orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, anaesthesia, oncology, diagnostic imaging and cardiology, as well as an out-of hours emergency service and in-house physiotherapy and hydrotherapy teams.

With ongoing growth and success based on an outstanding reputation and a commitment to clinical excellence, Wear Referrals, part of Linnaeus Veterinary, are looking to recruit a second oncologist.

Our hospital facilities include a dedicated ICU staffed 24 hours a day, spacious well-designed wards with many walk-in kennels, in-house 1.5T Siemens Magnetom Essenza MRI, 16 slice Siemens Somatom Emotion helical CT, digital radiography, digital fluoroscopy and a Samsung RS85 ultrasound system. There is a dedicated chemotherapy suite with separate preparation area, housing a new CytoFast Elite Safety Cabinet.  

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to develop and support the rapidly growing oncology service within the hospital. The oncology service is supported by an excellent diagnostic imaging team and works closely with our specialist-led Soft Tissue Service. 

We encourage an evidence-based multi-disciplinary approach, supporting a process of continuous learning and a collegiate atmosphere.  We have an active internship programme and are expanding our residency programmes, with the aim of starting an oncology residency in the near future.  Our extensive clinical caseload will provide an interesting variety of cases and clinical research is actively encouraged and supported. Linnaeus Veterinary provides superb support and facilitates a highly collaborative approach between their hospitals and colleagues.

Applicants must be highly motivated, proactive and passionate about delivering clinical excellence, with excellent social and clinical skills.  Candidates should be ACVIM or ECVIM (Oncology) boarded or board-eligible. 

Wear Referrals provide a competitive salary and benefits package including a generous CPD allowance and 2 weeks’ paid CPD leave, 6.6 weeks’ holiday, payment of professional registration fees, professional indemnity cover, health care and discount purchasing scheme. 


Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 30th August 2021

Applications: please email your CV together with a covering letter detailing your suitability and experience to Amy Young (Amy.Young@wear-referrals.co.uk)

For an informal discussion about the job role or responsibilities please contact Aaron Harper, Head of Oncology (aaron.harper@wear-referrals.co.uk)