Small animal neurology specialist needed


We are looking for an additional specialist in neurology to join our existing team. The successful candidate will work in a busy and innovative small animal referral hospital

ChesterGates Veterinary Specialists is a progressive and growing, diploma-led multidisciplinary referral centre with a wide range of specialties including Neurology, Internal Medicine, Diagnostic Imaging, Anaesthesia, Soft Tissue Surgery, Orthopaedics, Cardiology, Oncology , and Dermatology The successful  will join a European specialist in veterinary neurology, an ECVN resident, plus MR radiographer and a friendly team of qualified nurses. Current facilities include in-house MRI, electrophysiological equipment, clinical pathology laboratory and 16-slice CT scanner (visiting). In addition, we have just ordered a new in-house Siemens 1.5 Tesla MRI and 16-slice CT. The neurology caseload varies from 15 to 25 cases per week plus emergencies. Your main responsibility will be managing medical and neurosurgical cases in dogs and cats. The neurology team, together with the orthopaedic specialists, operate all spinal cases. The neurology team also operate cases needing brain surgery.

Benefits include competitive salary, company pension scheme, share save scheme, life assurance cover, private health care, generous CPD allowance and 5 weeks annual leave.

The practice is located in Chester – a picturesque and historic city in England’s NorthWest. Chester is well connected to Liverpool, Manchester and London and there is easy access to beautiful countryside (North Wales and Lake District) and miles of coastline. Two international airports are within 30 minutes’ drive. Further information on the practice can be found on our website at .

The ideal applicant would be an experienced ACVIM(neurology) or ECVN Diplomate but board-eligible applicants are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will need to be registered with RCVS (

To apply, please forward a covering letter and CV to Professor John Innes ( For informal enquiries, please contact Luca Motta DipECVN (

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