• Small Animal Rotating Intern

    Location: Unit 18b, Paragon Business Park, Red Hall Crescent, Wakefield Hours: Full time Practice: Paragon Veterinary Referrals Salary: £35,000 per annum Practice Details Paragon Veterinary Referrals

A rotating internship at Paragon provides an amazing opportunity for learning and personal development and rotates through internal medicine, oncology, orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, cardiology, dermatology, ophthalmology, neurology, emergency and critical care, diagnostic imaging and anaesthesia. Plus, daily case-related tuition from Specialists and residents, a structured CPD programme and involvement in a research project leading to the publication of a paper in a peer-reviewed journal. Training under Specialist supervision is provided and interns will gain experience of the management of a range of medical and surgical cases. Interns also have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of anaesthesia, analgesia and intensive care.


Your role and responsibilities

Join one of our intern programmes and work alongside our Specialists and highly skilled referral teams at the cutting edge of veterinary medicine.

At Linnaeus, we have the largest network of Specialist-led referral hospitals in the UK. As a company that is part of Mars Veterinary Health we are committed to excellence and making A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

In these one-year, structured internship programmes you will rotate through a range of clinical disciplines and will be supported to provide out-of-hours care. Whether you would like to work your way up our Specialist training career pathway or develop your knowledge and skills to work to the highest clinical standards in our Primary Care practices, the career opportunities are endless.

You will thrive in one of our friendly and supportive multidisciplinary referral practices within a Linnaeus internship programme that will provide:

  • Excellent training from our clinicians seeing a large and varied caseload
  • 1:1 mentoring with a trained mentor
  • Regular check-ins with the Linnaeus Internship and Residency Manager
  • Small group seminar teaching
  • Access to hundreds of hours of Linnaeus bespoke live and recorded CPD
  • Monthly Intern film reading sessions
  • Monthly professional skills development sessions
  • Research skills training
  • Support to undertake clinical research
  • RCVS Knowledge Library subscription for journal access
  • RECOVER online basic and advanced life support training
  • Career development workshop
  • Unrivalled network of Specialist-led referral hospitals and over 120
  • Specialist pathway internship and residency training posts across the UK
  • Access to careers within our network of excellent Primary Care practices
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus your birthday off.

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 Programme which is available for everyone.


Part of an amazing global family

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.


The deadline to apply is 29 August 2022

Please contact Howard[email protected] if you have any questions.

To apply, please visit - https://www.linnaeusgroup.co.uk/careers/internships

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