• Oncology Intern

    Location: Unit 18b, Paragon Business Park, Red Hall Crescent, Wakefield Hours: Full time Practice: Paragon Veterinary Referrals Salary: £37,000 per annum Practice Details Paragon Veterinary Referrals

If you are a current Linnaeus Associate, you will need to apply internally. In order to do this, please contact our Talent Acquisition team (details can be found via The Link) and someone will be in touch to discuss and progress your application.

Your role and responsibilities

We are offering a one-year Oncology Internship position to vets who have completed a rotating internship and wishing to advance their clinical training in Oncology. You will work within our oncology department which consists of a Diplomate and Oncology nurse. Our oncology team works closely with the medicine team to ensure the best care for animals under their care. The Oncology intern is involved in the day to day running of the oncology service, including assessment of patient, responding to client queries, administering chemotherapy and working with the clinician ensuring that there is excellent communication between the nursing and veterinary teams.

You will have completed a rotating internship, have great people skills, love to work within a team, and have a passion for all things oncology! Paragon is a small, supportive and friendly team and, as a proactive member, we aim to provide a service of the highest possible standards in a busy, stimulating and supportive environment.

You will benefit from both a busy and dynamic clinical environment and formal training. Interns will participate in hospital rounds, journal and book clubs and you are encouraged to complete a small research project or audit. Weekend cover is based on a shared rota with other clinicians assuring a healthy work-life balance.

The successful candidate will be an MRCVS and have worked in small animal practice within the UK.

Benefits

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Program which is available for everyone.

About us

Paragon is a purpose-built diplomate-led multidisciplinary referral hospital. It is situated just outside the City of Wakefield. The centre opened its doors in 2018 so the centre is still new and benefits from its clean and modern design.

Our extensive, modern facilities allow our teams to deliver the highest quality of care and ensures patients get the best possible treatment.  As a multidisciplinary centre you will work alongside some of the country’s leading specialists and be supported by a team of skilled and compassionate veterinary nurses. With our practice being RCVS accredited to Small Animal Veterinary Hospital level, it allows us to provide outstanding levels of care.  The team at Paragon are committed to delivering a first-class service for patients, clients and our referring vet partners.

The hospital benefits from being close to the beautiful rural Yorkshire countryside yet also has excellent main road links to via the M1 and M62.  We are within easy access of Leeds. The nearest airport is Leeds and Bradford and we are within easy access of Manchester.

There is plenty to do in the surrounding area for adults, families and children with Yorkshire Sculpture Park, National Trust properties and endless walks either in the Peak District, Yorkshire moors or Yorkshire dales.

The hospital boasts state of the art equipment.

Making an application

For more information or a confidential informal conversation please contact

sophie.adamantos@paragonreferrals.co.uk

To apply please submit a letter of intent and your CV

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Part of an amazing global family

Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. We are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

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