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Vets Now is the European leader in the provision of Emergency and Critical Care. As well as European Board of Veterinary Specialisation Residency programs in Emergency and Critical Care and Surgery, we also offer a well-established Internship programme in our referral hospitals in Glasgow and Manchester.

We are proud to announce that our Manchester Hospital is now inviting applications for a Surgery Intern. This is a unique opportunity to work collaboratively with clinicians and expand skills, knowledge, and experience. This role will further abilities in surgery and will include clinical work in both soft tissue and orthopaedic disciplines, receiving emergency surgical referrals and seeing out-of-hours emergency patients, you will also get some time is set-aside to work with other specialties to enhance your surgery skills.

About the opportunity

Embracing the learning environment and being inspired by our experts requires an Intern committed to integrity and ethical standards with a strong emphasis on client and patient care. Interns must proactively engage in their own training and career advancement by attending pre-planned seminars, journal clubs and local ad-hoc teaching opportunities. They will also be responsible for working with clinical mentors to actively take part in research projects.

Interns will work with their supervising clinician to participate effectively in all aspects of planning, diagnosis, and treatment of cases. Animal welfare and the ethics of interventions must be considered by balancing practical and financial factors when determining appropriate patient care. Therefore, the ability to apply prior knowledge and experience to maintain the high clinical standards expected within our hospitals is essential.

Interns will openly engage in case discussions with the senior supervising clinicians, residents and senior nursing team and should contribute to a positive, informative, respectful, and inclusive environment for all. Attention to detail, particularly with maintaining accurate records and written correspondence is also a key component of this role.

Who are we looking for?

To support the day to day running of the hospital under the direction of the supervising clinician, we require strong communication skills, compassion, reliability, and professionalism coupled with the ability to prioritise and remain calm during challenging circumstances.

To be considered for this role, applicants must possess a Veterinary degree which is recognised by the RCVS, be a member of the RCVS and have completed a small animal rotating internship prior to commencement of this role.

Applicants must also be eligible to work in the UK and have the appropriate Visa documents. It would also be desirable that applicants provide evidence of competency in speaking English, as determined by a formal qualification in English (such as IELTS or TOEFL).

How to apply

To discuss, please get in touch with Ryan Powell in our Talent Team on 07816 202690 or email

This post is for a 12-month period, The salary is £32,000pa.

Rotating and Discipline Specific Internship Internal Medicine and ECC are also available. For further information, please visit our careers site.