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Veterinary Referral Clinician - Internal Medicine

Bath Vet Referrals, Bath, Bath, South West

Discipline: Internal Medicine

Full Time, Flexible

Competitive Package

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Referral Medicine Clinician to join our team here at Bath Veterinary Group, Rosemary Lodge Veterinary Hospital!

The position entails overseeing both internal and external medicine cases at a referral level, as well as maintaining communication with clients and referring veterinarians. Referral clinicians are tasked with conducting their own diagnostic imaging, with the assistance of colleagues and remote specialist interpretation as needed.

Work with Cutting-Edge Technology 

Bath Vet Referrals offers referrals in small animal medicine, soft tissue surgery, orthopaedic surgery, neurology, spinal surgery, cardiology, ophthalmology and rehabilitation, where we see referral cases from across the South West and South Wales. We have on-site MRI, CT and modern surgical and medical endoscopy systems.

Join an Advanced Team

We maintain a close-knit and supportive team dynamic, where collaboration is key. Our referral team comprises Medicine Clinicians and Surgeons, supported by a group of 8 Referral Nurses. Some of our nurses hold certificates and the Advanced Nursing Diploma, along with level 7 certificates, ensuring a high standard of care and expertise.

What We’re Looking For  

To be successful you must have RCVS Advanced Practitioner status in Small Animal Medicine, with post-certificate experience of managing internally or externally referred cases. Specialists / Diplomates in Small Animal Medicine are also welcomed to apply.

Working Hours

The position entails working 3 to 4 days per week, totaling between 28.5 and 38 hours per week. Daily shifts are 9.5 hours long, scheduled on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays, with a potential extra day available on Tuesdays. Participation in the on-call rota, currently set at 1 in 7 weekends/weeknights, is shared equally among referral clinicians.


Because Our Employees Matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from - 

Work-life balance

  • 7.2 weeks including bank holidays (FTE).
  • Additional holiday entitlement for your birthday

  • Wellbeing

  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing.
  • Non-accidental injury support.

  • Development

  • £2000 CPD allowance
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy.
  • Access to Vetlexicon - our online encyclopaedia provider.
  • Infection, Prevention and Control Programme.
  • Quality Improvement Programme.

  • Professional Memberships

  • VDS cover.
  • RCVS fees.

  • Additional

  • Pawsome Benefits - reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100's of retailers.
  • Pension - 5% Employee/3% Employer.
  • Discounted staff pet care.
  • Relocation allowance of up to £5000.
    As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.
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    Bath Vet Referrals, Bath

    Wellsway, Bath, BA2 5RL, United Kingdom

    Animals treated

    Small animals


    Any questions before applying?

    Speak to Kris Reilly from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

    Lead Talent Partner

    Kris Reilly