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With ongoing growth and success based on an outstanding reputation and a commitment to clinical excellence, Wear Referrals, part of Linnaeus Veterinary Limited, are looking to recruit a board-certified or board-eligible small animal surgeon to work with a growing team of surgeons and other specialists.

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.

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,a Samsung RS85 ultrasound system and Arthrex / Karl Storz laparoscopic and arthroscopic imaging systems.

The successful applicant will join an established and growing team of diplomates and residency-trained surgeons, with support from a large discipline-specific surgical nursing team.

Our orthopaedic service is extensively equipped to offer BioMedtrix nano /micro / cemented / cementless total hip, TATE elbow replacement, total knee replacement and ankle replacement, iLOC interlocking nail, linear /circular IMEX external skeletal fixation, Synthes internal fixation, Arthrex UHD arthroscopy, custom 3D printed implant design and surgical guides etc. Our soft tissue service offers a complete range of specialist surgeries, supported by boarded specialists in medicine and oncology facilitating holistic perioperative care, including instrumentation for intraoperative fluoroscopy (stenting and SUB etc) and minimally invasive procedures (thoracoscopy, laparoscopy). Caseload will be a combination of orthopaedic and soft tissue cases.

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.  Our extensive clinical caseload  provides an interesting variety of cases and supports ongoing clinical research that is actively encouraged and supported. Linnaeus Veterinary Limited 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.  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: 31th May 2021

Applications: please email your CV together with a covering letter detailing your suitability and experience to our HR Manager, Leisa Stokel: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For an informal discussion about this position please contact our Clinical Director, Ben Harris: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.