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Veterinary Intern (Exotic Species) - Highcroft Vet Group

Practice Site:
  • Highcroft (Whitchurch)

Highcroft Veterinary Group 


We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic RCVS registered veterinary surgeon (MRCVS) with a passion for exotic species medicine and surgery, to join a friendly and highly experienced exotic species department.

We are an established first opinion and referral level exotic species team able to provide and exciting new opportunity for one new interns at an established exotic species hospital.  We are a friendly, supportive team, with a passion for teaching.

The successful candidates will assist in aspects of patient management including consultations, admissions, anaesthesia, diagnostic investigations (including CT and endoscopy), surgery, and post-operative care. This is an opportunity to work in an exotic species referral level veterinary environment and will provide good preparation for advanced veterinary training such as certification or residency. This position will require out of hours, bank holiday and weekend work with back up from an advanced practitioner.

Applicants must have completed their PDP and have been in practice a minimum of one year, be comfortable with sole charge, basic surgical techniques and case management. They must work effectively and efficiently with a range of people and be willing to work alongside university level students. A willingness to present at conferences, to the general public and to other veterinary colleagues is ideal. They must have good written and spoken English and have the right to work in the UK (UK or EU citizenship, or UK working VISA for the duration of the internship).

The benefits include a highly competitive salary of £31,000, 5 weeks annual leave, 2 weeks paid sick leave, fully funded CPD (5 days and £1000), RCVS, VDS and society memberships as well as pension contribution.


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Highcroft (Whitchurch)
615 Wells Road, Whitchurch, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS14 9BE
  • Salary:
    Salary + Benefits
  • Practice:
    Highcroft Vet Group
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  • Employment Type:
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Application Closing Date:
    31 January 2022
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