09/01/2023: Residency position @ Southfields Veterinary Specialists (UK)

Job Title: Resident in Oncology

Salary: £37,000 p.a. (year 1), £39,500 p.a. (year 2) and £42,000 p.a. (year 3)

Location: Southfields Veterinary Specialists

Job Type: 3-year fixed term

Hours: 45 hours per week, the role includes on-call duties out-of-hours and at weekends.


Your role and responsibilities

We are an outgoing and friendly team looking for enthusiastic, hard-working vets willing to be part of the Oncology and Radiation Oncology Service at Southfields Veterinary Specialists, currently formed of five senior clinicians, one residents and one intern, as well as a supporting team of veterinary nurses, therapeutic radiographers and patient care assistants. Southfields is one of only few hospitals in the UK offering radiotherapy, so this is a unique opportunity to be exposed to the full range of treatment 
Oncology residents at Southfields follow a supervised standard ECVIM training program mentored by a senior clinician. The residency training programme is built up in close collaboration with other services at Southfields, including Internal Medicine, Imaging, Surgery, Neurology etc. The resident will have an allocated research project from the first year in order to develop it during the residency. The resident should be committed to developing the practice and providing high standards of care to both our patients and referring veterinary surgeons.


(Below is our standard list of benefits, please feel free to add to any additional benefits you offer as a group. Please ensure holidays are listed in weeks to capture condensed hour agreements )

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme 
  • Wellness program including: 
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

About us

Southfields is the new name in referral services. Its a very exciting time to join a forward-thinking and highly motivated team with the support of the Linnaeus Group, providing significant investment in new innovative services, a contemporary state-of-the-art working environment and commitment to personal and career development. With an excellent support team in place, youll be able to concentrate on what you do best in a friendly and supportive practice and our brand new 42,000 sq. ft state-of-the-art facilities.
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.
If you would like to apply for this position or discuss in more detail please contact  Sarah Mason, Head of Service – Lead in General Oncology (sarah.mason@southfields.co.uk).