This position is suitable for a new or recently qualified graduate who is keen to develop their equine skills but also has an interest in equine welfare. You will be based at our fully equipped veterinary hospital near Honiton, Devon.

In addition to the hospital-based duties, we will expect the intern to be involved in ambulatory work on any of our six local farms that care for 2,700 animals. In addition to routine equine work we take a herd health based approach to our veterinary care providing evidence based management advice.

We are a friendly team of 10 vets and 6 nurses, who enjoy our work and are passionate about donkeys and their role in the world.

If you feel you have the qualities, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role, and would like to be part of the evolving program of change taking place within the charity, we would love to hear from you. Based in Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty” – this is a full-time, 12 month, fixed term contract to start July/August 2019.

For more information about this role please download our Job Description and Person Specification. Please download the Word document to complete your application on a computer (preferred option) or, print the PDF form to complete your application by hand.

To apply, please complete and return our application form – we do not accept CVs.

The Donkey Sanctuary is a Disability Confident Employer.

The Donkey Sanctuary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults), and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.