Oncology Intern

£22,500  | Full Time  | 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 11 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 and dermatology and on-site hydro- 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.


The team

The Oncology department at Pride Veterinary Centre is currently comprised of one clinician, an ECVIM–CA (Oncology) Diplomate, one discipline specific intern and two veterinary nurses. Rotating interns and students from the University of Nottingham rotate through our hospital. We work closely with our colleagues in other teams.

Our current case load for Oncology varies between 4 and 8 new cases a week plus c 15-20 chemotherapy patients currently. We are seeing approximately 80% dogs and 20% cats. The service works alongside various disciplines: internal medicine, surgery


Your role

This is an exciting opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in the expanding discipline of oncology. This internship is designed to prepare the candidate for a residency although desire to pursue as residency is not a prerequisite.

For more information about the duties and learning objectives expected of the intern, please contact recruitment@scarsdalevets.com


Perks and benefits


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


  • Birthday off work
  • Death in Service cover
  • Increase in holiday allowance with service
  • 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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