We are offering an exciting opportunity for a board-certified or residency trained ECVO or ACVO colleague who possesses the right combination of a strong work ethic, a sense of humour, and an open-minded approach to join our excellent and dedicated Ophthalmology Service. You’ll become part of our Specialist-led multi-disciplinary clinical team, which includes highly motivated residents, specialty and general interns, highly skilled nurses, and incredible support teams. The advertised position can be tailored to either full-time (four days per week) or part-time.
Our service boasts fully equipped Ophthalmology-specific consulting rooms, as well as an Ophthalmology surgical suite complete with slit lamp biomicroscopes, direct and indirect ophthalmoscopes, a fundus camera, an anterior segment camera/macro-lens, tonometers (tonovets and tonopens), gonioscopy lenses, an ERG machine, an operating microscope with a viewing screen, a phacoemulsification machine, and a cryotherapy unit. Our Ophthalmology service also conducts regular BVA/KC/ISDS EYE testing sessions. Additionally, we have a 1.5T MRI, a state-of-the-art CT scanner, digital radiography, and high-end ultrasound units. An in-house laboratory with a cytology microscope is also available. We collaborate extensively with other services within the hospital to optimize patient care.
- Provide evidence of your Right to Work in the UK
- RCVS membership
We offer an exceptional remuneration package, including six weeks of holiday (pro rata) plus bank holidays, an industry-leading contributory pension, private healthcare, and a competitive salary commensurate with experience, among many other benefits such as enhanced sick pay, income protection insurance, and life assurance.
Furthermore, we support further career progression with a generous CPD (Continuing Professional Development) allowance and associated time off. CVS provides a wide range of internal CPD courses, not exclusively focused on clinical work, allowing those interested in diversifying their skill set to benefit. Additionally, there are opportunities for clinical research and teaching.
We are deeply committed to supporting the well-being of our staff. Our wellness program includes an Employee Assistance Programme with Health Assured, an optional health shield cash plan, Mental Health First Aiders, and Wellbeing Champions within the practice. We also have a refresh fund that provides breakfast mornings, among other initiatives.
Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists is a large specialist-led multidisciplinary referral hospital providing veterinary referral services across the South of England including London, the south coast and the Thames Valley. Our services include Ophthalmology, Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Cardiology, Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic and Soft Tissue Surgery; and Physiotherapy. The hospital is an ISFM gold feline clinic and was awarded the BVHA design award for an outstanding working environment. We are part of CVS (UK) Ltd, the largest provider of integrated veterinary services in the UK; the referrals division currently operates eight referral hospitals in the UK and Ireland.
Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists hospital is situated on the edge of the beautiful South Downs with ample opportunity for outdoor activities and plenty of cosy Hampshire pubs to explore. We are 40 minutes from the south coast and less than an hour from London with easy access to several major airports making our location excellent in so many respects.
Making an application
For informal enquiries, or to apply, please submit a recent CV and a letter of intent to Renata Stavinohova, Head of the Ophthalmology Department, at Renata.Stavinohova@cvsvets.com.
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