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Veterinary Interns (Exotic Species) - Highcroft Vet Group

Practice Site:
  • Highcroft (Whitchurch)

Highcroft (Whitchurch)

We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic RCVS registered veterinary surgeons (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 TWO 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 all aspects of patient management including inpatient care, 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 excellent 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 advanced practitioners.


Applicants must have completed their PDP and be registered with the RCVS. They must be comfortable with sole charge, basic surgical techniques case and client 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 of the internship:

  • Attractive Salary
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Fully funded CPD (5 days and £1000)
  • Professional memberships (RCVS and VDS)
  • Pension contribution
  • Discounted UK gym membership with Gym Flex
  • Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 365 days a year helpline to support you and your immediate family when you need it the most
  • Access to Perkbox


Would you like to join our fantastic Team?

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Highcroft (Whitchurch)
615 Wells Road, Whitchurch, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS14 9BE
  • Salary:
    32,000 + Benefits
  • Practice:
    Highcroft Vet Group
  • City:
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  • Employment Type:
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Application Closing Date:
    2 September 2022
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