Residency Training Programme

Be part of one of the UKs leading small animal referral centres!

Applications are invited for Willows’ World leading three-year ECVS conforming Residency Training Programme in Small Animal Surgery, commencing in July 2020.

Joining one of the UKs largest and most established referral centres you will be working alongside our World leading multi-disciplinary team including four Soft Tissue and five Orthopaedic Specialists supported by colleagues in; Neurology, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency and Critical Care, Anaesthesia and Diagnostic Imaging. In-patient care is a priority and includes 24-hour Veterinary and Nursing cover, with support from a team of Interns. Our hospital facilities are of the highest quality, and include on-site Siemens 64-slice CT, GE 1.5T MRI, in-theatre mobile image intensifier, two digital X-ray rooms (each with Fuji CR), ultrasonography, video endoscopy and an extensive range of other advanced surgical equipment.

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.

Professional and Personal 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

The closing date for applications is Friday 285th February 2020.

Interviews for the positions will be held on Thursday 12th March 2020  

Find out more:

If you would like to find out more about the Residency in Small Animal Surgery please contact Chris Shales, programme Director: chris.shales@willows.uk.net or call 0121 712 7070.  

Alternatively visit: willows.uk.net 

To apply:

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

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

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