29 July 2022

Imaging Veterinary Surgeon - North London


Competitive Salary DOE


North, London

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We are seeking an Imaging Veterinary Surgeon to manage the CT/MRI department within this fantastic 24-hr hospital in North London.

This is a bustling hospital, the successful candidate will be joining a highly experienced team led by the Branch Partners. They have seven permanent Veterinary Surgeons plus a large volume of mobile and referring vets on any given day, including certificate holders or those currently undertaking a certificate and a fantastic nursing team of 12 including a dedicated Imaging RVN and SVN's and reception team. 

It houses an MRI/CT unit and so treats many interesting neurology, medicine, surgical and other cases. Additionally, the practice is equipped with endoscopy, arthroscopy, digital x-ray, ultrasound, multi-parameter monitors, in-house bloods and much more! The group is also supported by it's own pet blood bank, laboratory as well as other services.

It supports other clinics in all of Northwest London but also the whole of Southern England, with interesting and complicated cases.

The department is housed in a separate Advanced Imaging Building in the extensive main hospital gardens. The Advanced Imaging Building also has an arthroscopy/spinal theatre and a kennel room. Here, you will work alongside a dedicated Imaging RVN. 

The role primarily involves performing CT and MRI scans after making an initial clinical assessment and differential diagnosis list for a vast range and number of cases. Ability to Ultrasound would also be an advantage. You will also have the benefit of external support, as the images are sent to our specialist team for a full diagnostic report – an excellent learning tool to enhance your knowledge.


This role offers a competitive salary plus housing allowance of £10,200 per annum and £2500 vehicle allowance which is added to your base salary and paid to you in 12 instalments with the monthly payroll. A generous £1500 CPD allowance is also designed to drive your progress with 3-days CPD leave. RCVS, VDS and BVA membership is also provided.

This role works to a 4-day week with 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends. You will also be included on the bank holiday and on-call rota to support the night team if required (approx. 3 weeks on call per year), these rotas are fair share with all vets in the region. 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays.

The Role:

Joining this professional, personable team in the practice, you’ll deliver exceptional care by going beyond consulting to listening and empathising, putting patients and clients first, always. You will have the drive and ambition to develop the practice client base, ensuring high standards of care are always delivered.

As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already have good experience gained in small animal practice. Sharing the values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively and empathetically, such as good communication skills, mediation experience, and the ability to share knowledge and lead by being an outstanding, positive example to others.


The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in advanced imaging and ultrasound, and hold a certificate/PHD in imaging or be working towards one.

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