Medicine Specialist

Linnaeus

Medicine Specialist

Salary Not Specified

Linnaeus, Bishop's Tawton, Devon

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in today.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 9055f2b389594cbb995d7cb9a9fada42

Full Job Description

We are looking for a Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialist to join our team here at Cave Veterinary Specialists. We are happy to also consider a residency trained Clinician for the role.

It's a very exciting time to join a forward-thinking and highly motivated team that has the support of the Linnaeus Group, providing significant investment in ensuring new innovative services and a commitment to personal and career development.

Cave is a large multi-disciplinary veterinary hospital in Somerset, UK. We have a diverse specialist team, including surgery, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, oncology and neurology.

Cave is located just off J26 of the M5 in the beautiful Somerset countryside. It is easily commutable from Exeter and Bristol.

Your role and responsibilities

You will be committed to developing the hospital and providing high standards of care to both our patients and referring veterinary surgeons. You must be able to work as part of a team as well as independently, supporting other clinical teams and patients in our busy hospital.

Key roles include:

  • Work with the team to further grow and develop the internal medicine department at Cave.

  • Work collaboratively with all other services and foster good relationships.

  • Demonstrate professional standards that will advance patient care.

  • Be an ambassador for the team.

    You need to be a highly motivated self-starter with:

  • The desire to provide the best clinical service to all our patients.

  • The ability to help develop and shape a growing service.

  • The ability to work as part of a team and individually.

  • An inclination to learn and develop your clinical skills.

  • A passion for mentoring and training colleagues., Membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (or eligible to become a member).

  • Successful completion of a recognised ACVIM, EBVS or RCVS residency.

  • Strong communication skills and professional approach.

  • Have an excellent command of written and spoken English.

  • Maintain a professional and caring approach in all aspects of your work.

  • Provide evidence of your Right to Work in the UK.

    The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.


  • Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best - caring for pets.

    Our Associates are fundamental to our success, and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons, and nurses in the UK among our team.

    Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

    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.
  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holiday (pro rata).

  • Additional paid day off to celebrate your birthday.

  • Enhanced equal family leave.

  • Enhanced sickness policy.

  • RCVS & VDS fees paid.

  • CPD allowance.

  • Extensive learning and development programmes.

  • Progression opportunities.

  • Staff discount schemes.

  • Recruitment reward scheme.

  • Wellness package, including:

  • Employee assistance programme.

  • Cycle2Work scheme.

  • Eye care vouchers.

  • Flu vaccine voucher.

  • Part of an amazing global family