Veterinary Orthopaedic Intern

Horsham, West Sussex, England
Anderson Abercromby Veterinary Referrals
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Anderson Abercromby Veterinary Referrals
Do you have a particular interest in small animal orthopaedics and spinal surgery? If so, this job may interest you!
Recruiter Name:
Anderson Abercromby Veterinary Referrals
Job Title:
Veterinary Orthopaedic Intern – rural setting in West Sussex, within easy reach of the South Coast and London.
The Practice:
Anderson Abercromby Veterinary Referrals is a busy, dedicated small animal orthopaedic and spinal surgery referral practice. The Veterinary team comprises two RCVS Specialists in Small Animal Surgery, one ECVS Diplomate in Small Animal Surgery, and one RCVS Advanced Practitioner. The Practice recently re-located to a newly refurbished building with excellent facilities (3 operating theatres and on-site CT) in a beautiful rural setting. A mobile MRI scanner regularly visits the Practice.
We are very well equipped to deal with the full range of orthopaedic procedures (THR, TPLO, CUE, arthroscopy etc). More information can be obtained from our website.
The Role:
The role of the intern is to assist the referral surgeons in the diagnosis and surgical management of referred cases. You will have an important role in the perioperative care of surgical cases under the supervision of the referral surgeons, and will gain a lot of experience in all aspects of case management.
The position will particularly appeal to recent graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in referral surgery. Several of our previous interns have secured university residency positions and have published articles in peer-reviewed journals.
The position is full-time on a fixed term contract for 12 months, but there is no requirement for weekend work.
Successful Candidate:
The successful candidate will be keen and enthusiastic, with a strong desire to learn and work effectively within a team of Vets and Nurses.
The Package:
Salary will depend on experience (£35-38k pa), plus £2,000 per year CPD allowance (5 days). Holiday entitlement is 33 days, inclusive of bank holidays. Contributory pension and private medical care included.
Between Dorking and Horsham on Surrey/Sussex border.
Please send your covering letter and CV to Sarah Booth (Practice Manager- Informal enquires can be made to Sarah or Angus Anderson (01306 621269). Alternatively, you can fill out the Application Form below, or click the ‘Apply Now’ button above. 

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