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Referral Rotating Intern - Derby

Pride Veterinary Centre
Derby, Derbyshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
20 May 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Hospital, Veterinary
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Fixed Term
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If you would like to work in a busy referral small animal hospital as a rotating intern to broaden your horizons, look no further! We are currently taking applications for a rotating internship at Pride Veterinary Centre in Derby. Three positions are available: one starting on the 30th of August 2021 and the others on the 29th of November 2021. The position is a fixed term 13-month contract with a competitive salary along with 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays). You will rotate through the major services to work alongside Veterinary Specialists. You will have night shifts to provide out of hours care for hospitalised patients and manage new referrals. There are many formal and informal opportunities to receive teachings through activities such as journal clubs, tutorials, and case rounds. Many of our past rotating interns successfully moved onto discipline-specific internships and residencies after completing their internship.

Pride Veterinary Centre is the central flagship small animal hospital for the Scarsdale Veterinary Group, a multi-species practice employing over 300 staff across 11 sites in the East Midlands. Our state-of-the-art hospital provides 24/7 veterinary care, supported by a dedicated night team. We also work closely with the University of Nottingham, with the veterinary students rotating through first opinion and referral services at Pride. We offer specialist services in internal medicine, oncology, orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeries, neurology, ophthalmology, cardiology, exotics, anaesthesia, intensive care, and diagnostic imaging (including on-site MRI and CT) under one roof enabling great team interaction and top-class veterinary care.
We are located at the edge of Derby city centre with good transport links to major cities via road and rail networks. East Midlands Airport and Birmingham International Airport offer convenient access to domestic and international destinations.

Our ideal candidate must be RCVS registered with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Experience within small animal practice and/or a busy referral hospital are desired.

If you are proactive, positive, friendly, and would relish the opportunity to further your career then we would love to hear from you!
As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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This is a unique place to work with the standards expected of a university within private practice. Our standards of clinical work and animal care are high and our staff put client care at the top of the agenda.

Many of our staff have worked within the Scarsdale Veterinary Group for a number of years, however, with our continual growth and development, on occasions vacancies do become available. Opportunities arise within all areas of our business, whether you are a Small Animal vet, a RCVS Nurse, or wish to be a member of our support staff, including our dedicated admin, reception and lab teams. Perhaps you wish to train in a specific area such as Small Animal Nursing – we can help here to, with our ongoing training programmes in line with the RCVS guidelines, why not take a look at the Royal College website at for further information.

If you are a younger student considering a career as a veterinary surgeon we would suggest you start with the excellent Royal College of Veterinary surgeons on-line guide and then progress to the individual Veterinary College sites.

At Pride Veterinary Centre we are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, hard working individuals who will compliment the teams we have and who have a desire to work within a professional, friendly and caring environment. All our positions are advertised on our website which is updated on a regular basis.

Think about your future career development and what you want from it, if its job satisfaction in a professional, friendly, caring environment with the opportunity to progress, drop us a line and see what we can do for you. We are very excited about our future – now lets get excited about yours!

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Scarsdalevets LLP
Pride Veterinary Centre
Riverside Road
DE24 8HX
United Kingdom
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