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At Vets Now, we lead the way in Emergency and Critical Care across Europe and also offer European Board of Veterinary Specialisation Residency programs in surgery.

Our commitment to excellence extends to our Surgery Internship program, offered at our multi-disciplinary referral hospitals in Manchester. We're excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Surgery Internship programs.

About the opportunity

To thrive in our dynamic learning environment, we seek interns committed to learning and development, working in a collegial environment, emphasising client and patient care.

Proactive engagement in training, participation in seminars, journal clubs, and local teaching opportunities is essential. Interns will actively contribute to research projects and work closely with clinical mentors.

Key responsibilities

  • Participate in planning, diagnosis, and treatment of cases.
  • Consider animal welfare and ethics in interventions.
  • Maintain high clinical standards and accurate records.
  • Engage in positive, informative, and inclusive case discussions.

What we expect

  • Open engagement in case discussions with senior clinicians, residents, and the nursing team.
  • The ability to prioritize and stay calm in challenging situations.
  • Maintaining impeccable clinical records and written correspondence.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Compassion, reliability, and professionalism.
  • To uphold and align with the Vets Now values.

What we offer

  • Expand your surgical skills and knowledge in both soft tissue and orthopaedic disciplines.
  • Work with multiple disciplines to enhance your surgical case management
  • Great exposure to a range of emergency surgical cases
  • Allocated time for externships
  • Inclusion in IVC Evidensia Surgery Specialty group meetings including regular case discussions and journal clubs
  • Additional allowance to be used on CPD/European conference attendance
  • RCVS Knowledge Library membership
  • VECCS membership for one year
  • A clinical mentor to support your learning pathway, internship experience and assist with research opportunities
  • Salary: £35,000 per annum
  • VDS and RCVS registration fees covered
  • 7 weeks annual leave and your birthday off
  • 12-month position

Your journey starts here

Are you ready for an extraordinary internship experience? To apply, candidates must possess a recognised Veterinary Degree, be or have eligibility to be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Applicants must also have successfully completed a small animal rotating internship in a multi-disciplinary referral hospital. Eligible candidates should also have the right to work in the UK and possess the required Visa documents. Please apply via the application link or email your CV, Cover letter and references to

Please highlight as part of your application which role you are applying for and, if you have a preference, which location you would like to work in.

Interview dates from 01st July 2024 2024 to the 05th July 2024. Starting date on Monday 28th October 2024.