29/09/23: Senior Oncology Clinician Position at The Ralph Veterinary Referral Centre, UK



About Us

The Ralph is the UK's largest independent (non-corporate, non-university) multidisciplinary specialist referral centre. Located in the picturesque southeast of England, we've grown rapidly since our inception in February 2019, from 65 to about 230 team members - affectionately known as Ralphers.

The Role

We seek a Senior Oncology Clinician to join our experienced and friendly Oncology team.


  • Diplomates and Residency-trained candidates are welcome to apply.

*Team Structure:*

  • You will be part of a two-clinician team with plans to expand further.
  • Supported by our experienced Senior Oncology Nurse, rotating Internal Medicine/Oncology nurses and Rotating Nurse Interns.
  • We are also seeking to hire our next Oncology Vet Intern.

*Facilities and Support:*

We are well set up for chemotherapy administration and have on-site access to electrochemotherapy.

You will receive full support from many disciplines in our specialist-led multidisciplinary environment.

These include:

  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Diagnostic Imaging (with on-site CT and MRI facilities)
  • Internal Medicine
  • Anaesthesia and Analgesia
  • Cardiology
  • Dentistry
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Our hospital also has a 24-7-365 Diplomate-led Emergency and Critical Care service. This allows us to provide specialist care to acute and critical patients anytime.

Key Benefits

Key benefits include:

  • A highly competitive salary
  • Generous holiday, CPD and professional commitments allowances
  • Employee share options
  • Private medical insurance

On-call weekends are remote only. Our Emergency and Critical Care service manages new referrals and existing Oncology patients out of hours with remote Oncologist support.


Situated in Marlow, on the beautiful River Thames, our hospital offers easy accessibility via the A404 and the M4 and M40 motorways. Near to London and several airports, Marlow is ideal for quick getaways or visits to your home country.


At The Ralph, we pride ourselves on our strong focus on core values, culture, vision, and mission. We emphasise kindness, compassion, and empathy, treating every member of our community with the utmost care. As an independent hospital, we have the freedom and flexibility to chart our course. We would love to hear from you if you want to know more.

How to Apply

For an informal chat about the position, please contact Stefano Zago, Oncology Clinician (stefano.zago@theralph.vet).

To learn more and apply, please email your up-to-date CV and a cover letter to sophie.dowdeswell@theralph.vet (PA to Shailen Jasani; Founder, CEO & Clinical Director).

  • Eligibility: You must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. Visa sponsorship is available if needed.
  • We will remain open to applications until the position is filled.

We'd love to hear from you if you're passionate about delivering comprehensive, personalised, and compassionate care. Our Oncology service has considerable future potential that we are keen to pursue.