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Junior Assistant Clinician (Intern)

University of Glasgow
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary: Grade 6, £32,332 - £36,024 per annum
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

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Animal Health, Equine, Hospital, Veterinary
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University of Glasgow

College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences

School of Biodiversity, One Health & Vet Medicine

Junior Assistant Clinician (Intern)

Vacancy Ref: 137528

Salary: Grade 6, £32,332 - £36,024 per annum

We are looking to appoint a Junior Assistant Clinician (Intern) to deliver and have responsibility for equine clinical patient care under the supervision of experienced staff. You will participate and assist in the Hospital’s activities which include medicine, surgery, reproduction and anaesthesia services, undergraduate student teaching and 24/7 operation. The working pattern which includes night shifts (shared with colleagues, aiming for a frequency of 1:4 rising to 1:5). You will also support student training by providing instruction, supervision and feedback, and receive appropriate training as required. This post will require the successful candidate to rotate through all areas of the hospital but will focus principally on supporting the surgery service.

This 1-year fixed-term position offers the early-stage clinical experience required in preparation for further specialist training, through Residencies and Masters formal training programmes. While appointments may be extended for a short fixed-term period where this would be in the mutual interest, in the interests of ensuring that veterinary career development is supported, and to assist with recruitment to the University’s Residency and Masters Programmes, the one year duration will remain the normal term.

We welcome applications from candidates with a degree that is registerable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

The Glasgow Equine Hospital is accredited by the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme as an Equine Veterinary Hospital, which includes assessment in categories such as client services, in-patient services, diagnostic services, team and professional responsibility and ambulatory services. The Veterinary School has recently been rated 7th in the World and 1st in the UK for quality of education and training. Clinical audit is undertaken formally, and staff maintain clinical and research links with leading veterinary authorities worldwide, in order to expand skill sets.

Visit our website for further information on The University’s Glasgow Equine Hospital and Practice

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Professor Patrick Pollock, Clinical Director,

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community 

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too.

Closing Date: 14 March 2024

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The University of Glasgow’s School of Veterinary Medicine is pre-eminent in teaching, research and clinical provision, and attracts students, researchers and clinicians from around the world.

Our internationally accredited school provides an expert referral centre via the Small Animal Hospital, the Weipers Centre for Equine Welfare and the Scottish Centre for Production Animal Health & Welfare for animal owners and referring practitioners throughout the UK.  In the Research Assessment Exercise 2008, the Grade Point Average for our research activity was the highest in Scotland and joint highest in the UK, reaffirming our position as one of the country’s leading veterinary schools.

The School of Veterinary Medicine is part of the College of Medicine Veterinary and Life Sciences.

The School of Veterinary Medicine has full accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education and the next visitation is due in 2013. The North American Veterinary Licensing Education (NAVLE) pass rate for the School for 2009/2010 is 87 was 86%. The AVMA Council on Education required pass rate is 80%

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0141 330 5700
University of Glasgow
464 Bearsden Road
G61 1QH
United Kingdom

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