Our brand new, state-of-the-art Hospital located just outside Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city, opened at the end of 2020, and we are now looking to expand the team. We are recruiting in a number of disciplines, including oncology to help us to satisfy the demand for referrals. This is an exciting opportunity to help to establish a new service and to drive its’ development.


Veterinary Specialists Scotland (VSS) is a newly established multi-disciplinary referral centre that opened in October 2020. The clinic premises have been completely refurbished and are equipped to allow you to practise oncology at the highest standard. You will be joining a well-established team of specialists in other disciplines, including soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics, neurology and neurosurgery, canine and feline internal medicine, anaesthesia and diagnostic imaging. There are plans to add further specialties over the coming months.

We are happy to consider oncology diplomates and candidates who have successfully completed an approved oncology residency programme. The team’s core values are excellence in patient, client, colleague, and referring vet care, and we place a strong emphasis on team and collaborative working. We are looking for oncologists who share our ethos to help make VSS a supportive, stimulating, and enjoyable place to practise veterinary medicine and surgery to the highest standard.

As well as the opportunity to help shape the future of veterinary referral care in Scotland, we offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package, including private medical insurance, pension scheme, paid memberships, CPD allowance and leave.

Veterinary Specialists Scotland is located near to the City of Edinburgh, but also has excellent transport links to Glasgow. Edinburgh is a beautiful and vibrant city, famous for its festival and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While the cities have much to offer, for those who prefer the great outdoors, mountains, countryside and coastline are all within easy reach. Edinburgh is also a family-friendly place, which offers all the advantages of a big city, including fantastic schools and plenty of indoor and outdoor activity for kids.


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