Medicine Intern

£22,500  | Full Time, Internship  | Pride Veterinary Centre – Derby


Pride Veterinary Centre is the central small animal hospital for the Scarsdale Veterinary Group, a multi-species practice employing over 300 staff across 12 sites in the Midlands. At Pride we offer specialist services in anaesthesia, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, oncology, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, neurology, ophthalmology, cardiology, exotics and dermatology and on-site hydrotherapy and physiotherapy. The state-of-the-art hospital provides 24/7 veterinary care, supported by a dedicated night team. We work closely with the University of Nottingham, with the veterinary students rotating through first opinion and referral services at Pride. We are located at the edge of Derby city centre with good transport links to major cities via road and rail network. East Midlands Airport and Birmingham International Airport offer convenient access to domestic and international destinations. The beautiful Peak District is just around the corner.

Pride Veterinary Centre is a large, purpose built, state of the art referral hospital in Derby. The facilities include thirteen consultation rooms, seven hospital wards, five theatres, two ultrasound rooms, a cardiology suite, an advanced imaging suite with CT and MRI, interventional radiology capability, an endoscopy suite, hydrotherapy pool and treadmills, a dedicated chemotherapy room, and radioiodine treatment rooms.


The team

Altogether, the hospital encompasses a team of more than eighty veterinary professionals, delivering specialist-led services across all disciplines. Our aim is to deliver world class patient care, with collaboration across all services to provide the best possible outcomes for all patients.

The successful applicant will join our established internal medicine team comprising four ECVIM-CA and/or ACVIM internal medicine Diplomates, one residency trained ECVIM-CA internal medicine clinician, three ECVIM-CA residents and a team of dedicated medicine nurses, together with rotating interns and students from the University of Nottingham who rotate through all the clinical departments.


Your role

Desire to pursue a residency is not a requirement, however, the internship program is aimed at preparing the candidate for an internal medicine residency. The successful candidate will need to be a member of the RCVS at the time of starting the internship.

The position is available from February 2021 and interviews will take place in January. Two letters of recommendation will be requested from the short-listed candidates.


Perks and benefits


  • CPD actively encouraged
  • Continual learning
  • Great team
  • Variety of cases
  • Practice focus on health and wellbeing


  • Birthday off work
  • Death in Service cover
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Discount staff pet scheme

None of our current roles quite right for you? Don’t worry, we’d still love to hear from you.

We know great veterinary care needs great people. So if you think you can make a difference in our growing team, please let us know – and if a role comes up that we think you’d be perfect for, you’ll be the first to know.

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