Internship, 26/03/2022

Neurology & Neurosurgery Internship at the Pride Veterinary Centre, Derby, UK

Deadline for applications: 10 April 2022 Interviews are anticipated to be held between 19-21 April 2022

Role Title: Neurology Intern


Full Time (39 hours)

Pride Park




Pride Veterinary Centre is a busy, multidisciplinary referral hospital located in Derbyshire, UK committed to providing the highest standards of patient care and has an expanding programme of postgraduate training (internships and residencies).


We strive to deliver world class patient care and our fantastic facilities provide a superb environment, these include 13 consultation rooms, 7 inpatient wards, dedicated intensive care unit, 5 theatres, full advanced imaging suite (CT and MRI), 3 ultrasound rooms, an endoscopy suite, hydrotherapy pool and treadmill and dedicated chemotherapy & radio-iodine treatment rooms.


Pride Veterinary Centre is a teaching hospital, in full collaboration with University of Nottingham Veterinary School. This provides the opportunity to support teaching and research interests.

The Team


The neurology specialty intern will be supervised and work on daily contact with three ECVN Diplomats, one residency trained neurologist, and two ECVN residents, supported by European and American Specialist clinicians in a wide range of disciplines alongside the team of residents and interns.

The Role


The successful candidate will ideally have either experience in first opinion practice or have completed a rotating internship and wants more experience within Neurology.  As part of this role you will be involved in the daily care of patients, consultations, diagnostic procedures and neurosurgeriesInterns participate in weekly hospital rounds, MRI rounds, journal and book clubs.



In addition to the neurology specific training, our interns are involved in covering a small amount of weekend duties to facilitate care for all inpatients.


We are looking for 1-2 neurology interns to support the busy team. The successful candidates will be ideally expected to start beginning of June and beginning of August 2022.

Required skills and experience


1. Successfully completed a 12-month rotating internship or have equivalent clinical experience in small animal practice

2. Registered with the RCVS by the proposed start date

3. Strong interest in small animal neurology

4. Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.


Would be good to have


1. Some experience in neurology and an interest in pursuing a Residency

2. Good sense of humour

3. Enthusiasm and willingness to learn



1. Excellent access to training

2. Regular journal clubs

3. In house CPD




1. 4 weeks holiday plus bank holidays) and your birthday off work

2. Discount staff pet scheme

3. Death in service cover

4. Practice focus on health and well being

To apply for this position, please submit your CV together with a short covering letter and 2 reference letters to For any questions regarding this job, please contact our internship coordinator Patricia Alvarez at


Deadline for applications: 10 April 2022


Interviews are anticipated to be held between 19-21 April 2022.


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