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Small Animal Internship - March 2020
Be part of one of the UKs leading small animal referral centres!
Applications are invited for Willows’ world-leading one year structured Internship programme, commencing Monday 2nd March 2020. We currently have a team of ten rotating Interns.
As part of Willows’ Small Animal Internship, successful applicants will enter a detailed training programme assisting in the throughput of our Orthopaedic, Spinal, Ophthalmic, Neurological, Medical, Oncological, Cardiology, Dermatology and Soft Tissue patients, as well as helping with their ongoing management and care. There are also structured rotations within our Emergency and Critical Care, Anaesthesia, and Diagnostic Imaging departments. Intern responsibilities include assisting the on-duty Nursing staff with out-of-hours night and weekend duties, incorporating the provision of an emergency service for primary clinic patients.
Applicants should be highly motivated and have excellent communication skills – a very good command of spoken and written English is essential. Candidates should have had at least two years’ post-graduate experience of working in small animal practice, preferably in the UK, and be keen to join a friendly team environment which is dedicated to the provision of the highest level of care for our patients, clients and referring Veterinary Surgeons. Our philosophy is very much one of friendly co-operation between all members of the team with a collaborative culture between clinicians working across every specialism.
Willows is extremely proud to have a strong track record of Interns going on to undertake Specialist training in different disciplines. To this end, Interns are mentored and supported in undertaking clinical research, presentations and publications.
Willows is proud to be accredited by Investors in People at the extended Silver level, and we are dedicated to providing excellent working conditions, care and support for all of our 180+ personnel.
- Competitive salary
- 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
- Birthday leave
- Structured in-house training
- Generous CPD allowance
- Company pension scheme
- Wellbeing and Employee Assist programme
- Access to our newly launched well-being and relaxation suite
- Unbeatable learning environment
- Stunning state-of-the-art purpose built facilities.
The deadline for application is Friday 1st November 2019.
Interviews will be held on Friday 15th November 2019..
For further information about our Internship programme visit www.willows.uk.net/vp/internships.
Small Animal Internship - March 2020 vacancy download document(s)
To apply in writing
To apply in writing, please send a covering letter of intent and current CV to Tinderjit Khatkar, Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service, Highlands Road, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands B90 4NH, UK