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Small Animal Internships

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Overview

Be part of one of the UK’s leading small animal referral centres!

Applications are invited now for Willows’ world leading one year structured Internship programme, commencing Monday 1st February 2021. 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, with at least some of this time spent 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.

 

Why Willows?

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 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 190+ personnel.

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Professional Perks

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Birthday leave
  • Structured in-house teaching, supervision and support
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • Company pension scheme
  • Wellbeing and Employee Assist programme
  • Access to our well-being and relaxation suite
  • Unbeatable learning environment
  • Stunning state-of-the-art purpose-built facilities.

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is Thursday 24th September 2020

Interviews for the positions will be held on Friday 9th October 2020

Find Out More

If you would like to find out more about the Small Animal Internships please contact:

Tinderjit Khatkar, Head of Team Experience : Tinderjit.khatkar@willows.uk.net

or call 0121 712 7070

For the full job description, please click here

To Apply

To apply for the position please include a covering letter of intent and your current CV to Tinderjit Khatkar: careers@willows.uk.net or via post to:

Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service
Highlands Road
Shirley
Solihull
West Midlands
B90 4NH.