• Surgical Internship

    Location: Lucan Road, Ballydowd, Lucan, Co. Dublin Hours: Referrals Practice: MyVet Lucan Salary: €30000 Practice Details MyVet Lucan

MyVet Lucan is an established Primary Care small animal hospital which is opening a new specialist lead referral surgery service, based in Dublin city. We will accept referrals of soft tissue, orthopaedic and neurological surgical cases. MyVet has in-house CT, arthroscopy, laparoscopy, digital radiography, ultrasound, extensive laboratory service and visiting MRI.


Your role and responsibilities

The successful candidate will work under the guidance of a full-time European Diplomate in Small Animal Surgery.

The selected intern is expected to play a key role within the surgical team. This will involve the daily management of in-patients, admitting new patients, diagnostic procedures, administering general anaesthesia, assisting in surgery and discharging surgical cases.

The successful candidate will be expected to communicate with hospital staff, clients and referring veterinary surgeons through verbal and written communication. Maintaining hospital records with appropriate clinical information and pricing is important. Interns are expected to attend regular journal club meetings.

Hours:  Rotating four day week 8.00 am to 7.00 pm except when managing intensive care cases or emergency surgery.



  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • Personalised uniform
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • 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 Programme which is available for everyone. For more information, click here.


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.


We would love to hear from you, please contact Liam Moriarty [email protected] `if you have any questions about the role or to apply, please complete the application form below.

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