24/01/2022: Oncology Intern Position @ Southfields Veterinary Specialists

Key purpose of role

We are seeking a colleague to join our established Oncology team, as the referral centre enters an exciting period of growth and moves to our new purpose-built hospital. The successful candidate should be keen to further develop and enhance the care and service for our patients and clients and help growing the service, and have a flexible approach to work.

The oncology intern position offers the candidate the opportunity to improve their experience and knowledge in the management of small animal oncology patients through working within a large team of specialists in this busy referral clinic.

Southfields is a truly multimodal oncology service, with radiation therapy on site. The oncology team comprises multiple specialists in medical and radiation oncology and board eligible clinicians, supported by nurses and therapeutic radiographers.

The ideal candidate will be a team player with attention to detail and an interest in companion animal oncology. Participation in an out of hours rota is required.


How it helps you in your career development

This is an exciting time to join Southfields as we expand our offering and invest in new services. Joining us will allow you to work within an exceptional team.


What kind of person you need to be

You need to be a highly motivated self-starter with the:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Desire to provide the best clinical service to all our patients
  • Ability to help develop and shape a growing service
  • Completion of rotating internship in a referral hospital
  • Evidence of CPD in Oncology
  • Interest in clinical research


Specific experience/qualification/status/citizenship requirements

You must fulfil the following requirements:

  • Right to work in the UK
  • Membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong communication skills and professional approach


Why Southfields

It’s a very exciting time to join a forward-thinking and highly motivated team that has the support of the Linnaeus Group, and Mars, providing significant investment in providing new innovative services, a contemporary state-of-the art working environment and commitment to personal and career development. With an excellent support team in place, you’ll be able to concentrate on what you do best in a friendly and supportive practice.


What’s on offer

  • Full-time position
  • Competitive salary
  • A generous benefits package including supported CPD and registration fees.
  • A good work-life balance
  • 25 days Annual Leave
  • 1 day paid Birthday Leave
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Pension
  • Excellent location - only 30 minutes by train from central London, within easy reach of the beautiful Essex countryside and we are extremely well positioned for international travel links by air and train. 


To find out more

Potential candidates wishing to discuss this position informally or apply directly, are encouraged to contact Sarah Mason at: sarah.mason@southfields.co.uk.

Closing date for applications: Friday 4th February 2022

Interviews to be held: Wednesday 16th February 2022

Commencement of position: no later than June 2022