Residency, 10/01/2021

Three Year Neurology and Neurosurgery Residency (2021 - 2024) - DWR, UK

Deadline for applications is 31st January 2021 with interviews taking place in February/March 2021.

Dick White Referrals is offering a three-year Neurology and Neurosurgery Residency position to a dynamic and enthusiastic veterinary surgeon wishing to advance his/her clinical training in neurology and neurosurgery to become eligible to sit the European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN) Diploma Examination.


Dick White Referrals is a state-of-the-art, private referral institution located in Cambridgeshire. The successful candidate will join DWR’s rapidly expanding team of RCVS, European and American Specialist Clinicians in a wide range of disciplines (anaesthesia, cardiology, clinical pathology, veterinary pathology, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, neurology & neurosurgery, physiotherapy, soft tissue surgery, emergency and critical care) and the DWR team of Residents and Interns.


The residency programme will comprise a combination of small animal referral practice, specialist training, clinical research, informal undergraduate teaching with external rotations in equine, farm and exotic animal neurology & neurosurgery.

The Resident will be supervised and be in daily contact with three ECVN Diplomates and one Clinical Fellow in Neurology. Our centre has modern equipment including 24/7 availability, an in-house clinical pathology laboratory and cytology, radiography, ultrasonography, fluoroscopy, electrodiagnostic equipment, MRI, CT, dedicated neurosurgical unit, intensive care unit and easy access to radiotherapy.


We are looking for a candidate with strong background knowledge in veterinary medicine and surgery and ready to work with a busy caseload. Annual caseload is about 2000 for neurology, 500 for neurosurgery. Applicants to the program will be selected on the basis of their written application, an interview and referee reports. Applicants must have successfully completed a 12-month rotating internship or have equivalent experience of two years in small animal practice. The successful candidate must have good written, verbal communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.


The candidate must be eligible to work in the UK, a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons or be eligible and hold a valid driving license.


The successful candidate will be expected to start in late spring/summer 2021.


If you share our passion for delivering excellence, trust and care then we would love to hear from you.


To apply, please send a letter of intent, your curriculum vitae, 2 letters of references including at least one letter from an ECVN Diplomate to Elena at: elena.scarpante@dwr.co.uk  


Please note the deadline for applications is 31st January 2021 with interviews taking place in February/March 2021.