Ophthalmology Internship at Lumbry Park (Hampshire, UK)

Veterinary Ophthalmology Internship Position at the Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists (Hampshire, Alton, UK)

An exciting opportunity for a veterinary surgeon interested in a career in Veterinary Ophthalmology has arisen at our state-of-the-art multi-disciplinary referral hospital. The successful candidate will join our growing ophthalmology team for a 12-month ophthalmology internship commencing in October/November 2022. The ophthalmology team currently consists of one ECVO diplomate, one ECVO residency trained surgeon and one ophthalmology nurse.

The ophthalmology internship will involve a range of duties to help facilitate the running of the department; including a contribution to inpatient care, consultations, student teaching, assisting with the management of emergencies, supervised primary care responsibility, diagnostic procedures, and surgeries. The role will expose you to training in the medical and surgical management of patients as well as working within a referral team setting. You will be encouraged to be involved in clinical research. The ophthalmology internship would prepare you well for entry into an approved residency training programme.

The ophthalmology internship position is full-time (40-hour week); and the successful candidate will contribute to our weekdays/weekends/bank holidays on call and out of hours ophthalmology clinic rotas. We offer a very generous remuneration and CPD package for internships.

The applicant will have experience of working in general practice for two years and/or has completed a rotating internship at a multi-disciplinary hospital. A postgraduate qualification in ophthalmology would be extremely useful but is not essential. We expect that candidate will have excellent standards of written and spoken English.

The application for this position should include 1) a letter of intent 2) curriculum vitae 3) contact details of two referees.

The successful applicant will need to hold a UK valid current driving licence and be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS), whilst also having the right to work in UK (UK or EU citizenship, or with valid UK working VISA for the duration of the internship).

Applications should be submitted via this link by 24th August 2022. Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview on 1st September 2022.

For informal discussion regarding the programme please contact Dr. Renata Stavinohova on e-mail


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Ophthalmology Internship at Rowe Referrals (Bristol, UK)

Looking to launch your career in veterinary ophthalmology? 

We are looking for an intern in veterinary ophthalmology to come and join our ophthalmology team. This 12-15 month post is aimed at providing a good grounding in ophthalmic anaesthesia, examination techniques, case management and basic ophthalmic surgery for a qualified veterinary surgeon.  

Previous experience with managing your own ophthalmic cases an advantage but flexibility, willingness to learn and to work as part of a team are more important. We pride ourselves in not only giving the best possible treatment and care to our patients and clients, but also in creating a supportive and encouraging working environment for our colleagues.  

Applicants must be MRCVS registered and have good spoken and written English. 

Email or call David Nutbrown-Hughes ( 07814 147225) for more information or to discuss. Please send a CV and covering letter to apply.

Board-certified/eligible Ophthalmologist wanted at Southfields Veterinary Specialists (Essex, UK)

Southfields Veterinary Specialists is a large multidisciplinary (14 services) referral hospital in southeast England, just outside London. This is a unique opportunity to join us and help grow our ophthalmology team as we prepare to move to our brand new 42,000 sq ft state-of-the-art hospital.

For more information click here

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Veterinary Ophthalmologist Role at Westmoor Veterinary Hospital (Devon, UK)

Westmoor Veterinary Hospital is seeking a Veterinary Ophthalmologist to join the team. This is an exciting role, which can be flexible for the right candidate. The ophthalmology caseload is busy and varied, supporting a wide area of local practices. Our two ophthalmic consulting rooms are kitted-out with a full range of diagnostic equipment, including Retivet ERG. Experienced ophthalmic nurses run the dedicated eye theatre, which sports a lovely Topcon microscope, phacoemulsification equipment, operating chair and ventilator. A BVA panellist visits on a regular basis to run eye-testing days to support breeders in the southwest.

The ideal candidate will be a friendly and enthusiastic team player, keen to take part in journal club and bring new ideas. You would be supported by a progressive team, where CPD is encouraged and fully funded. The salary is generous and the hours can be negotiated to suit both parties.

The practice is situated in picturesque Tavistock (Devon) with easy access to Dartmoor, Cornwall and the coast, and not far from the cities of Exeter and Plymouth. The ophthalmology caseload runs separately from the general practice, but supports their eye cases when required. The veterinary team includes certificate holders in Cardiology, Medicine and Imaging. We pride ourselves on providing a quality, caring service and have qualified nurses on site overnight to care for any inpatients.

For more information, please contact the Clinical Director or for an informal chat, speak to Kate Salmon (ophthalmologist) on 07973403358

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Board-certified or Experienced Referral Ophthalmologist – Highcroft Referrals (Bristol, UK)

Highcroft Referral is a large multidisciplinary referral hospital providing veterinary referral services across the South West of England and South Wales. Our services are all specialist led and include Ophthalmology, Anaesthesia, Oncology, Orthopaedic surgery, Soft Tissue Surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Dermatology and Diagnostic Imaging. Our busy, growing practice are focused on high quality medicine, patient care, client communication, and a team-oriented approach.  We have a strong small animal only caseload.  Our well-trained staff members are respected at all levels, and we strive to create an enjoyable and efficient work environment. We are part of CVS (UK) Ltd, the largest provider of integrated veterinary services in the UK. The referrals division currently operates eight referral hospitals in the UK and Ireland.

We are looking for a board-certified/eligible or experienced referral Ophthalmologist on a full time basis.

We offer a first class Ophthalmology service with comprehensive diagnostic and treatment facilities including ERG, GE ultrasound machine, Zeiss operating microscope, Whitestar Signature phaco machine, on-site Siemens 16-slice CT, Phillips 1.5T MRI and all the other expected diagnostic and surgical tools to enable the ophthalmology service to perform all procedures. The new hospital will also include an Elekta 6MV Linac, capable of intensity-modulated and stereotactic radiotherapy treatment.

We are currently based in Southwest Bristol, and in Spring 2023 our new hospital (for more information click here) will open close to the M49 motorway in Avonmouth (North of the city, with excellent travel links to Wales, the Southwest, Central and Southern England) and will launch as Bristol Vet Specialists.  This is a beautiful and affordable area of the country in which to work, catering for city and country-lovers alike.  Highcroft has a very strong team spirit and cases are managed in a collegiate manner.  Quality of life for staff is very important with full-time specialists typically working a 4-day week; part-time and flexible working practice can also be accommodated.  A very competitive remuneration package is available for the right candidate.

If you would like to know more about this exciting position we would be delighted to hear from you.  Please send expressions of interest to for the attention of Paul Higgs, or apply here.

PDF: Ophthalmologist – Highcroft Referrals. 13.5.22

Flexible Ophthalmology Role at Seadown Vets (Southampton, UK)

Are you an ophthalmology certificate holder looking to progress, or perhaps you are currently enrolled on a certificate in search of some interesting cases and more of a challenge?

Seadown is a large, independent mixed practice, with hospital status at our main premises in near Southampton and our practice area covers the beautiful New Forest.

We see both internal and external ophthalmology referrals.

Our friendly Seadown team includes two advanced practitioners and one vet enrolled on her certificate. We have an OOH service for our own clients and can therefore hospitalise cases when required.

Equipment includes operating microscope, phacoemulsification, electrolysis, ERG, tonometers, gonioscopy and slit lamps.

This could be a full or part time position, we are flexible for the right candidate and it could include some first opinion work.

Please email your CV, with a covering letter and any queries to Anna Jennings at or contact the practice on 02380842237. We really look forward to hearing from you.

Veterinary Ophthalmology Internship Position at the Eye Veterinary Clinic (Herefordshire, UK)

Veterinary Ophthalmology Internship Position at the Eye Veterinary Clinic (Herefordshire, UK)

An exciting opportunity for a veterinary surgeon interested in a career in Veterinary Ophthalmology has arisen at our clinic. We have two 12-month intern positions available starting July 2022 and January 2023 at the Eye Veterinary Clinic, Leominster. The successful applicants will be working as part of our fantastic team, including fellow interns, three ECVO residents, four ophthalmology diploma holders and our anaesthesia specialist. We have a dedicated team of eleven veterinary nurses, four animal care assistants and two receptionists to help provide the best clinical and client service. A large focus will be on in-patient care and provision of assistance to the veterinary ophthalmologists. The successful applicant will be expected to be on-site when on-call.

This position is ideally suited to an enthusiastic individual who has already spent two years in general practice or has completed a rotating internship at a multi-disciplinary hospital.

If you think this is the position for you, please mail your application with a covering letter and a CV to or call 01568 616616 for an informal chat with Rachael Grundon.

Diplomate or Board-Eligible Veterinary Ophthalmologist Focus Referrals (Oxfordshire, UK)

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our newly refurbished ophthalmology referral hospital in Banbury. We are looking for a diplomate or board eligible clinician to join our growing team, which currently consists of one diplomate (Mike Rhodes), one ECVO resident and an experienced nursing team.

As a small, family run independent business, we pride ourselves in maintaining the highest possible clinical standards and in providing a personal service to referring vets and clients. Run by vets, we recognise the importance of well-being amongst our staff, a good work/life balance and champion environmental sustainability as a key element in our business development.

Our exceptional facilities include 4 well-equipped consultation rooms, including a feline only room, Oertli Faros phacoemulsification, corneal cross-linking, diode laser with micropulse capability, RETevet (LKG) ERG, 2 operating microscopes, newly refurbished GE ultrasound scanner, ventilators, extensive prep area, 2 purpose built spacious operating theatres and separate dog and cat wards.

Banbury is positioned in the county of Oxfordshire, with surrounding beautiful countryside and easy access to the Cotswolds. Oxford, London and most of the country (!) are within reach thanks to its central location.

Enthusiasm, positivity, pride in excellent clinical care, initiative, the ability to work as part of a team and thoughtful, clear communication are the key skills for our next team member.

We are happy to discuss a generous package for the right candidate:

  • Full or part-time hours considered
  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • 4-5 weeks holiday plus birthday leave
  • RCVS, VDS and relevant subscriptions
  • CPD is encouraged and funded, dependent on individual goals
  • Pension
  • Participation in a quiet 1 in 3 rota – calls screened via answering service

For more information or to arrange an informal discussion please email Mike Rhodes ( or Alice Rhodes (

Please send a CV and covering letter to apply. Website;

PDF: Focus job advert 29Mar22

Full Time Ophthalmologist at Park Vet Group (Leicester, UK)

Park Veterinary Group is a well-established successful practice in Leicester.  Our Ophthalmology department is looking for a 3rd full time colleague to join our referral ophthalmology team alongside our two Advanced Practitioners.

We offer an ophthalmology referral service to practices across the East Midlands, including phacoemulsification, and are based in a 24-hour hospital practice which also offers referrals for surgery and diagnostic imaging.

The position would suit someone holding or studying towards a certificate in ophthalmology and Advanced Practitioner status, who wants to work in a friendly, supportive team and develop their skills.

All the usual benefits including:

  • 5 weeks holiday per year, birthday allowance and bank holidays
  • Employee Discounts
  • Specsavers Free Eye Test (and voucher for glasses for VDU use if applicable)
  • Employee Assistance Programme with BUPA
  • Focus on employee well being
  • VDS Cover
  • RCVS Fee Paid
  • Company sick pay
  • Free flu vaccination
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme contribution

Leadership training is very much encouraged and fully funded

Contact with your particulars, or to arrange a more informal chat

Combined Ophthalmology/Anaesthesia Internship at Langford Vets (Bristol, UK)

“Langford Vets, University of Bristol is accepting applications for a Junior Clinician in Ophthalmology and Anaesthesia (specialty internship in both areas). The individual will spend approximately half of the week shadowing ECVO diploma-lead ophthalmology service (Savina Gogova -DVM DipECVO MRCVS), with client facing and patient care responsibilities. The remaining half of the week will be embedded within ECVAA specialist led anaesthesia department (Paul Macfarlane – BVSc CertVA DipECVAA FRCVS). Both allocations involve opportunities to develop knowledge and technical skills in these areas and would suit an individual wanting to develop further in their career path towards specialisation in anaesthesia or ophthalmology. Support for attending a specialist-oriented congress is included as well as tutorship for scientific publication.

Interested applicants must note this is a 12-month fixed term position. The annual salary for this role is £27,650. Langford Vets offers a generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, Enhanced maternity pay, CPD, employee discounts of up to 50%, free onsite parking, free eye test voucher and annual flu vaccinations.

Candidates can send informal enquiries to  Savina Gogova, Senior Clinician in Ophthalmology ( To apply candidates must send completed application form to the hospital HR team ( – the form can be downloaded on Langford Vets – Vacancies. Provisional closing date: Sunday 10th April 2022.”

PDF: Job Description Ophthalmology and Anesthesia combined internship, Langford Vets, UOB, UK