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Neurology Intern

Willows Veterinary Centre & Referral Service
Solihull, United Kingdom
Attractive Salary plus Benefits
Closing date
16 Dec 2023

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Neurology Intern

Salary: £37,000

Location: Solihull / Birmingham

Job Type: 1 year fixed term

Be part of one of the UK's leading Small Animal Veterinary Centres!

The Neurology department at Willows Referral Service is pleased to offer a 1-year neurology internship training programme. As a Neurology intern you will be working as part of Willows team of five ECVN specialists, one residency trained clinician, three residents in training and two neurology nurses.

The successful candidate will receive intensive training in clinical skills essential for successful management of patients with neurological disease, both medical and surgical. This programme is intended to allow veterinarians to expand their neurology knowledge base and skills in preparation for future training in an neurology residency. The role will also involve weekend working on a 1:3 rota to help alongside the primary care out of hours team, with compensatory days off given for weekend days worked.

Applicants should be highly motivated and have excellent communication skills; a very good command of spoken and written English is essential. A minimum of two years’ postgraduate experience in practice is essential and previous completion of a one-year rotating internship or its equivalent would be preferred. The successful candidate must be able to work with a multi-disciplinary team which is dedicated to the provision of the highest possible level of care for our patients, clients, and referring veterinary surgeons.

  • 5 weeks annual leave (plus bank holidays + birthday leave)
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme

About us

Willows is home to extensive surgical and diagnostic facilities with a superbly equipped Intensive Care Unit. In-patient care is a priority, with 24-hour care provided by our team of Interns, Nurses, and other Clinical Support staff. The practice is iCatCare accredited at Gold Level. In joining Willows, you will have the opportunity to work alongside internationally renowned Specialists across our multi-disciplinary team, including Internal Medicine, Soft Tissue Surgery, Oncology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Cardiology, Dermatology, Imaging, Anaesthesia, and Emergency and Critical Care. Willows is proud to be accredited by Investors in People at the extended silver level. We are dedicated to providing excellent working conditions, care, support and development for our 240+ associates.

As well as a clinically progressive team, we are a close-knit team that enjoy working hard and playing hard. We take part in regular social events and believe a supportive and welcoming atmosphere is key to a great working environment.

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone.

How to apply

Potential candidates wishing to discuss this position informally and confidentially are encouraged to contact Tom Reilly at: or Sebastien Behr at

To apply, please submit a letter of intent and your CV.

The closing date for applications is Friday the 15th December 2023.


Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service is one of the leading small animal referral centres in the UK, we have been delivering excellence in pet healthcare for over 30 years.  

Our aim is to deliver gold standard veterinary care to our patients and with care and dedication to make this a better world for pets.

We are widely known for the CPD  we deliver and encourage all our associates to develop their skills and knowledge. We employ over 250 associates working as part of a great multi-disciplinary team led by internationally renowned specialists. Our service teams include soft tissue, orthopaedics, 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, Siemens 1.5T MRI, two in-theatre mobile image intensifiers, two digital x-ray rooms, ultrasonography, video endoscopy and an extensive range of other advanced surgical equipment.

We offer:
•    A competitive salary
•    Generous annual leave  and CPD allowance
•    Birthday leave
•    Structured in-house teaching, supervision and support
•    Professional membership fees
•    Discounted vet fees for your own pets
•    A wellbeing programme which includes weekly free fruit, discount gym membership, Cycle to work scheme and Employee Assistance Programme, MHFA support and monthly treats
•    An unbeatable learning environment
•    A stunning state-of-the-art purpose-built facilities

Centrally located, Willows is within easy reach of Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport, London, and the national rail and motorway networks, and only a short drive away from historic Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and the beautiful Warwickshire and Oxfordshire countryside.

For further information visit our website


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Willows Veterinary Centre & Referral Service
Highlands Road
B90 4NH
United Kingdom

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