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Linnaeus Ophthalmologist in Higham Gobion, United Kingdom

Ophthalmology Position at Davies Veterinary Specialists

Job Title: Ophthalmology position at Davies Veterinary Specialists

Salary: Competitive

Location: Hertfordshire

Job Type: Permanent

Your role and responsibilities

We are offering an exciting opportunity to lead our friendly Ophthalmology Team. We are seeking an experienced Ophthalmology Specialist to join our multi-disciplinary clinical team and work alongside our experienced team. You will be working closely with specialist teams in all the disciplines expected in a multidisciplinary referral practice, with highly skilled nurses and incredible support teams. Our fantastic facilities include a newly re-developed on-site imaging suite, fully equipped Ophthalmology surgical suite and two Ophthalmology-specific consulting rooms.

The ideal candidate will hold an ECVIM or ACVIM Diploma, but candidates eligible for Diploma examination after having completed an approved residency programme are also encouraged to apply. Applicants must also hold, or be eligible for, membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Experience in complex ophthalmology case management is essential, as is being personable with a good sense of humour. 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.


  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave

  • RCVS & 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

Davies Veterinary Specialists is one of the largest and most diverse, small animal veterinary referral centres in the UK, with a team of over 200 people. We are situated in the heart of the beautiful Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire countryside, and within 45 minutes of London by train. Founded 25 years ago, we are recognised as a leader in the sector offering a diverse range of services to our clients and pioneering sustainability in the veterinary industry.