Soft Tissue Surgeon

Soft Tissue Surgery

17th June 2021

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.

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.

We offer:

  • 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

For an informal discussion, contact Smita Das, Head of Soft Tissue Service (email or Ronan Doyle, Clinical Director (email

How to apply

Simply email your CV to

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