Are you a passionate and dedicated veterinarian looking to take the next step in your career? Blaise Veterinary Referral Hospital Birmingham is seeking four Small Animal Rotating Interns to join our dynamic team.

As a Rotating Intern, you will have the opportunity to gain invaluable experience across five key rotations: Internal Medicine, Neurology, Surgery, Anaesthesia and, Emergency Care. You will also have the opportunity to do an externship during the 12 months of the internship.

The hospital

Blaise is a large scale, multi-disciplinary referral hospital which encompasses the culture and high clinical standards IVC prides itself upon. Blaise has added to IVC’s extensive referral network, which now consists of over 100 referral sites across UK & Ireland. This is the first hospital in our group that we have built, creating a unique opportunity to be a part of something special from the very beginning.

The hospital is one of the largest in the UK at over 36,000 sq ft, with the capacity to treat up to 10,000 pets per year. From the site we provide specialist led multi-disciplinary veterinary referrals and a 24/7 Eemergency Service. The site has easy access from the A38 through Longbridge and is part of the West Longbridge regeneration project.


  • Participate actively in each rotation, assisting senior clinicians and specialists.
  • Conduct thorough examinations, diagnose medical conditions, and develop treatment plans under the guidance of experienced professionals.
  • Assist in surgeries, procedures, and emergency cases, honing your skills in a variety of clinical settings.
  • Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to ensure comprehensive and compassionate care for all patients.
  • Engage in continuous learning and professional development opportunities throughout the internship program.

To be eligible to apply you will need

  • A Veterinary degree which is recognised by the RCVS.
  • To be Registered with the RCVS.
  • Right to work in the UK.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and collaborate effectively with team members.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges.

Why join us

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive salary of £32,000, you will benefit from:

Worklife balance

  • 6.6 weeks inclusive of bank holidays
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Access to an employee discount scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support


  • £500 CPD allowance
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1250 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees
  • BVA fees


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

Start Date: September 30, 2024

Interviews are being held on the week of 10th June 2024

Join us at Blaise Veterinary Referral Hospital Birmingham and embark on an enriching journey as a Veterinary Small Animal Rotating Intern. Make a difference in the lives of pets and their families while advancing your skills and expertise in veterinary medicine. Apply now and take the first step towards a rewarding career!