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Surgical Internship

All places on the 2020 intern programme are now filled, applications will start again in August 2020 for the 2021 intern programme.

Surgical internship available at Paragon Veterinary Referrals, Paragon Business Village, Wakefield.

Paragon Referrals offers an extensive range of multi-disciplinary clinical services, facilities and equipment to first opinion vets in Yorkshire, the North of England and beyond.  It is home to a team of dedicated veterinary surgeons and highly skilled veterinary nurses who provide outstanding treatment and care for patients and a high standard of service to owners and referring vets. 

Facilities available include MRI, CT, C-RM, Mobile DaRt, 8 consulting room and 5 theatres.  Services offered include,

Diagnostic imagingOrthopaedics
Internal medicineSoft tissue

This is an ideal role for individuals who are positive, proactive and keen to apply and develop their skills to the highest of standards, whilst working in a challenging and rewarding environment.  Ideal as start to a journey towards a career within surgery.

The role will include working with our team of 3 orthopaedic surgeons, 2 soft tissue surgeons and anaesthesia specialist in the centre and have a structured educational programme with journal clubs, case presentation, mentoring and support.  The rota averages at 40 hours per week and includes night and weekend work with time off in lieu. 

Benefit package includes

·       5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays

·       Generous salary

·       Staff discount scheme

·       CPD allowance with days off to attend

·       Workplace pension scheme

·       Employee assistance programme

Requirements to apply

·       MRCVS with a minimum of 18 months post graduate experience in practice

·       Experience of sole charge and emergency work

·       Excellent communication skills, C1 English CERF or equivalent


·       1 year working within the UK

·       Previous rotating internship

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to , or for more information or to have an informal chat about the opportunities available contact Sian Harries 01924 908333.

Closing date 13.09.19

Interviews will take place in October for a start date in January/February

For more detail please download the following document

Full Job Description (Word Document 2007 240KB)

To apply for this role, please complete the following details and upload a covering letter of intent and your curriculum vitae

Application details


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