Job ID: 10617
Job Title: Veterinary Orthopaedic Intern
Region: South East
County: West Sussex
Profession: Veterinary Surgeon
Category: Small Animal
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Ongoing
Job Description: Do you have a particular interest in small animal orthopaedics and spinal surgery? If so, this job may interest you!
Located in a rural setting in West Sussex, within easy reach of the South Coast and London, our client is a busy, dedicated small animal orthopaedic and spinal surgery referral practice. The Veterinary team comprises two RCVS Specialists in Small Animal Surgery, one ECVS Diplomate in Small Animal Surgery, and one RCVS Advanced Practitioner. The Practice recently re-located to a newly refurbished building with excellent facilities (3 operating theatres and on-site CT) in a beautiful rural setting. A mobile MRI scanner regularly visits the Practice. They are are very well equipped to deal with the full range of orthopaedic procedures (THR, TPLO, CUE, arthroscopy etc).
The role of the intern is to assist the referral surgeons in the diagnosis and surgical management of referred cases. You will have an important role in the perioperative care of surgical cases under the supervision of the referral surgeons, and will gain a lot of experience in all aspects of case management.
The position will particularly appeal to recent graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in referral surgery. Several of their previous interns have secured university residency positions and have published articles in peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate will be keen and enthusiastic, with a strong desire to learn and work effectively within a team of Vets and Nurses.
The position is full-time on a fixed term contract for 12 months, but there is no requirement for weekend work.
The package on offer includes:
A salary of £33 - 38k pa dependent on experience
£2000 / 5 days CPD allowance
33 days holiday, inclusive of bank holidays
Contributory pension scheme
Private medical care