Posted on 22/12/2023
As an intern you will be looking after the in-patients, monitoring the cases during their stay in the Hospital, including their pre-operative, anaesthetic and post-operative care. This would also involve sharing the night duty care of these patients with the rest of the intern team.
Our internship programme lasts two years as a fixed term contract. The first 18 months is spent as a Hospital Intern. During the last six months, our interns stay as an ambulatory vet.
Pool House Equine Hospital is located in Lichfield to the Northeast of Birmingham we are an associate teaching practice for Nottingham University. We are very lucky to have a purpose-built hospital composed of 4 operating theatres (two standing including a specific dental theatre and two full theatres including a colic theatre). We are equipped with four digital radiography systems, ultrasounds and standing MRI. There is stabling for up to 30 horses. We look after a varied horse population including general riding and companion horses/ponies, sport horses and racehorse training yards. The clinic has easy access to the motorway network, two main line railway stations and Birmingham International Airport.
The team includes more than 15 experienced veterinary surgeons including 5 European and American Diplomates, experienced ambulatory vets and 5 residents. The team is supported by a reception and accounts team, three RVNs, technicians and yard staff.
We have a good medical and surgical case load including elective and emergencies (i.e., colic surgery).
This is a full-time position, working hours are typically 7.30am to 8pm, excluding emergency duties. You will receive one day off per weekend on intern duty. A large out‐of‐hour emergency on‐call commitment is required, as our hospital admits a high number of referral cases.
Applicants should have a strong and demonstrable interest in equine. Candidates must be members of the RCVS. Candidates must have excellent spoken written English and good communication skills.
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive salary and a relocation allowance of up to £5000, you will benefit from –
Work life balance
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.
If this position is of interest to you, please submit your CV, Cover Letter, and two professional references to Ryan Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07816202690
Speak to Ryan Powell from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.