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Current jobs in the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge.
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Services Administrator (Part Time)

19 hours 53 min ago

We have an exciting opportunity for a personable and effective service administrator to work in the newly restructured Client Services function of the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital (QVSH). This is a part-time position, preferably Monday and Tuesday although some flexibility may be available, that will take part in an early and late rota (hospital reception opening hours are currently Monday to Friday 8.00am - 6:00pm).

The Service Administrator is an integral part of the Small Animal Hospital and will support either the:- Surgical Team (Soft Tissue Surgery, Orthopaedics (incl physiotherapy), Oncology) or, the Medical Team (Medicine, Cardiology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Neurology).

The Service Administrators are in place to support the delivery of specialist services across the hospital, underpinned by the front of house team. As part of the wider Client Service team they will work alongside the Client Service Administrators to support the Small Animal Hospital team in support of its mission to deliver excellence in client service and clinical veterinary student teaching.

The service administrator will act as liaison between the front of house service and the Services within the hospital to provide an enhanced service for both clients and vets. They will also be responsible for ensuring that clients are billed accurately and promptly and that all communication and liaison with external parties is carried out efficiently and effectively.

The Service Administrator will aim to provide a first-class customer service in what can often be a very challenging environment. The role will involve supporting clients during difficult conversations including diagnosis of patients, treatment (or non-treatment) and subsequent payment of accounts.

You should have experience of working in a busy administrative role, have excellent communication skills, be accurate and have an eye for detail.

You must be efficient and experienced in Microsoft Office packages and have the ability to establish professional and effective working relationships with the wider team.

Excellent organisation skills, attention to detail and flexibility are all essential parts of the role.

For informal enquiries please contact the Clinical HR Team, by email on: qvsh.hr@vet.cam.ac.uk.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 11 June 2024

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 17 June 2024

Applications will be monitored regularly, and we may contact candidates prior to the closing date. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Please quote reference PP41749 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Senior Clinical Training Scholar in Anaesthesia

Tue, 07/05/2024 - 00:00

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: £27,820.00 TAX FREE (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

This scholarship is for one year in the first instance, renewable for periods of one year up to a total of three years.

Our Senior Clinical Training Scholarship (SCTS) provides an outstanding opportunity to receive specialist training in all aspects of veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. We have one scholarship available to start in November 2024.

You will be required to register for a post-graduate qualification by enrolling onto the European Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

You will receive core training in all aspects of academic and clinical anaesthesia and pain management plus relevant aspects of peri-operative medicine (including critical care) in both small and large animals at the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital. You will also be required to undertake and publish a research project and participate in one-to-one and small-group teaching of veterinary students. The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

You must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying you for membership. Membership will be required prior to commencing the Scholarship. A minimum of twelve months experience in a rotating internship or at least two years' experience in general practice is essential.

The scholarship has an abundance of benefits such as:

  • Tax-free stipend
  • Academic opportunities, e.g. teach Cambridge students during rotations and College supervision opportunities; weekly Department research and clinical seminars; journal and book clubs
  • Generous CPD allowance

https://www.hospital.vet.cam.ac.uk/qvsh/internship-and-residency-programmes

A SCTS application form (SCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

Informal enquiries should be directed to Alice Bird by email: arb59@cam.ac.uk

Applicants should supply a completed SCTS Application Form (SCTS1), Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter giving reasons for wishing to undertake the SCTS in the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk with the above documents as one attachment, by midnight on 26th of May 2024.

Please quote reference PP41539 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Applications will be monitored regularly, and we may contact candidates prior to the closing date. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Please note: The ability to take up this Scholarship is contingent upon you being able to evidence your right to work in the UK, or through gaining the right to work via the UK immigration system. Evidence will need to be provided before an offer can be made. Regrettably, this Scholarship is not suitable for sponsorship via the Skilled Worker or Temporary Worker visa routes as the minimum requirements cannot be met.

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Senior Clinical Training Scholar (SCTS) in Small Animal Cardiology

Mon, 22/04/2024 - 00:00

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: £27,820.00

The Scholarship is for one year in the first instance, renewable for periods of one year up to a total of three years.

The Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to receive specialist training in all aspects of small animal cardiology and is available to start from December 2024.

You will receive core training in all aspects of clinical cardiology, including interventional procedures and transoesophageal echocardiography. You will also be required to undertake and publish a research project. The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM-CA).

The Scholar will be required to register for the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. The training programme requires participation in the Department's clinical service, including the out-of-hours rota and first opinion practice, in addition to small-group teaching of veterinary students.

You must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying you for membership. Membership will be required prior to commencing the Scholarship. Completion of an appropriate internship or a minimum of two years' experience in small animal practice is essential.

The internship has an abundance of benefits such as:

  • Tax-free stipend

  • Academic opportunities, e.g. teach Cambridge students during rotations and College supervision opportunities; weekly Department research and clinical seminars; journal and book clubs

  • Generous CPD allowance

For more information on benefits and our internship programmes: https://www.hospital.vet.cam.ac.uk/qvsh/internship-and-residency-programmes

Informal enquiries should be directed to Jose Novo Matos (Principal Clinical Cardiologist) by email: jms330@cam.ac.uk

Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 5th of June 2024.

A SCTS application form (SCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

Applicants should supply a completed SCTS Application Form (SCTS1), Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter giving reasons for wishing to undertake the SCTS in the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date stated.

Applications will be monitored regularly, and we may contact candidates prior to the closing date. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Please quote reference PP41325 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Senior Accounts Clerk

Fri, 19/04/2024 - 00:00

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible person to join our friendly accounts team as soon as possible. Our ideal candidate is someone with broad experience of finance-based functions. Familiarity with the way the University works is an advantage, but if you have used other systems and have experience of MS Excel, we will teach you how to use the University's systems. You will find the role interesting and varied, with the opportunity to work on your own initiative within the scope of the role.

The role includes a full range of accounts duties in Payables, Receivables and General Ledger, with other tasks relating to research grants and payroll. We'd love you to bring good communication skills with patience, tact, diplomacy so that you can help provide a first point of enquiry for staff, students and suppliers seeking accounts-related information, help and guidance.

Sometimes the team's work is very busy, so the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, whilst staying accurate and paying attention to detail is vital. All members of the team work well to support each other, especially when deadlines are approaching.

You will have GCSE English and Maths, Grade 4 or 5 (Grade C) or above. Additionally, AAT Intermediate, or equivalent is desirable.

In return, you will receive the following:

Generous paid annual leave including bank holidays

Defined benefit pension scheme

Enhanced family friendly policies

Access to a dedicated Personal and Professional Development team

Wellness programme including Occupational Health team and Staff counselling

Staff discount scheme including shopping vouchers

Cycle to work scheme

Travel to work loans

Eye care voucher scheme

Discounted gym membership

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Julie Ingham by email: ji217@cam.ac.uk

To submit an application for this vacancy, please click on the link 'Apply online' or visit the vacancy pages on the following website: www.jobs.cam.ac.uk This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) before completing the online application form.

Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Interviews will be held 21 May 2024

Please quote reference PP41353 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)

Tue, 16/04/2024 - 00:00

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 August 2025 in the first instance.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

The Department of Veterinary Medicine would like to appoint a highly motivated Research Laboratory Technician to provide technical support for research activity in order to ensure the smooth running of the Biomineral Research Facility. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a cutting-edge research environment while making a meaningful impact.

The Biomineral Research Group endeavours to unravel the intricate ways in which minerals influence both health and pathology, aiming to leverage this knowledge for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes, including through engineered mineral structures. Diseases of special interest to the Group are cancer and autoimmune/inflammatory disorders. Recent work focused on improving understanding of cell exposure to titanium dioxide (E171) in humans (Curr Opin Toxicol. 2020 Feb:19:112-120).

The successful candidate will have practical experience of laboratory research and strong organisational skills. ICP-MS analysis will be the major technique employed, but there will also be opportunities to work with collaborators in confocal microscopy and other analytical and imaging techniques.

This is a full time, fixed term position. The funds for this post are available until August 2025 in the first instance. We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements. Applications are also welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

Preparing and analysing samples in support of research activity, contributing to the design of research experiments, developing new or improved methods of testing under the supervision of research or academic staff, collating results for interpretation by others.

Overseeing day-to-day running of the laboratory, including ordering, managing laboratory databases, equipment purchase and maintenance, overseeing laboratory safety procedures

Essential attributes:

Educated to A level, NVQ level 3, or an equivalent level of practical experience

Practical experience of laboratory technician/biological scientific research work

High degree of precision and accuracy

Good IT skills

Good communication skills

Good organisational skills

Desirable attributes:

BSc in a relevant scientific discipline

Experience in analytical science

Willingness to work on more than one research project at the same time

For informal enquires please contact: Dr Alicja Dabrowska (ad981@cam.ac.uk). To submit an application for this vacancy, please click on the link 'Apply online' This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) before completing the online application form.

Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Interviews will be held 15 May 2024

Please quote reference PP41320 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Clinical Veterinarian in Small Animal Surgery

Fri, 12/04/2024 - 00:00

Grade 9: £45,585.00 to £57,696.00 plus Market Pay Supplement dependent on experience and subject to approval

Due to expansion of our services we are looking for an additional surgeon to join our experienced team of ECVS diplomats. This is an opportunity to work in a well-equipped, multidisciplinary referral hospital, with a positive team spirit and a friendly, enthusiastic working environment.

The role primarily involves the provision of clinical services within the hospital, alongside teaching and supervision of Senior Clinical Training Scholars, Junior Clinical Training Scholars and Students with the opportunity to develop clinical research interests.

Applicants should have significant experience in a Small Animal Hospital environment, have attained or be eligible to sit the examination for the Diploma of the European or American College of Veterinary Surgery, and have a veterinary degree registerable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

We offer a supportive and engaging environment with generous paid annual leave (41 days including the public holidays). In addition, we are able to provide competitive staff benefits and services, including family friendly policies, numerous discounts on shopping, health care, financial services, and public transport. We also offer a generous pension scheme and tax-efficient bicycle, car lease and charity-giving schemes.

If required, time off clinics for exam preparation can be discussed.

Informal enquiries please contact the HR Team by email: qvsh.hr@cam.ac.uk

Further particulars for the role and information about the Department: www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 24 April 2024

Applications will be monitored regularly, and we may contact candidates prior to the closing date. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Please quote reference PP41126 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Post Mortem Room Technician (Fixed Term)

Thu, 11/04/2024 - 00:00

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

We have an exciting opportunity to join a small friendly team in the Department of Veterinary Medicine. The main focus of the role, will be to provide technical assistance to the post mortem room manager in all aspects of the work including cleaning, safety and setting up of classes for teaching.

Candidates should have a good general education, (GCSE level)/NVQ Level 2 or equivalent level of practical experience, experience of working with cutting instruments is essential and candidates ideally should have experience of working in an abattoir, butchery or post mortem room, however training and learning whilst in the role will be possible for the right candidate.

Applicants should be customer focussed with a can-do attitude, be able to work with minimal supervision, have a knowledge of Health and Safety issues relating to working in a post mortem room and will need to be passionate about cleanliness and bio security. You will also need to pay attention to detail, possess good IT skills in Word and Excel so that accurate records can be kept.

This is a challenging, busy, but rewarding role, so the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, whilst staying calm is vital. You will have the opportunity to work on your own initiative within the scope of your role.

In return, you will receive the following benefits:

Generous paid annual leave including bank holidays

Defined benefit pension scheme

Enhanced family friendly policies

Access to a dedicated Personal and Professional Development team

Wellness programme including Occupational Health team and Staff Counselling

Staff discount scheme including shopping vouchers

Cycle to work scheme

Travel to work loans

Eye care voucher scheme

Discounted gym membership

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Julie Ingham by email: ji217@cam.ac.uk

For further particulars and information about the Department please visit: www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Interviews will be held: 9 May 2024

Please quote reference PP41275 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Client Services Administrator

Wed, 10/04/2024 - 00:00

We have an exciting opportunity for a personable and effective administrator to work in the newly restructured Client Services function of the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital (QVSH).

The Client Service Administrator is the first point of contact at the Small Animal Hospital, aiming to give first-class customer service by rotating between front desk and telephone to provide all front-of-house services; thus, a friendly, calm, and confident communicator is required. You will be responsible for receiving incoming calls and emails, processing payments, booking appointments, and liaising with clients, referring veterinary practices, QVSH clinicians, nurses and students. You should have experience of working in a busy administrative role, have excellent customer care skills, be numerate, accurate and have an eye for detail.

You must be efficient and experienced in Microsoft Office packages and have the ability to establish professional and effective working relationships with the wider team.

Excellent organisation skills, attention to detail and flexibility are all essential parts of the role.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 8 May 2024

Applications will be monitored regularly, and we may contact candidates prior to the closing date. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

For informal enquiries please contact the Clinical HR Team, by email on: qvsh.hr@vet.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PP39383 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Senior Diagnostic Laboratory Technician

Mon, 08/04/2024 - 00:00

Applications are invited for a position of Diagnostic Laboratory Technician available from 20th May 2024 or as soon as possible after this date.

The Clinical Pathology laboratory provides a range of services critical to the timely diagnosis of patients presenting in the clinics; these services include haematology, biochemistry, microbiology, cytology and flow cytometry amongst others. The laboratory receives approximately 10,000 submissions per year and is also involved in a range of multidisciplinary research projects both within the Department of Veterinary Medicine and in collaboration with other institutions.

The role holder will be expected to work across different areas of the laboratory, utilising a diverse skill set. Previous experience of laboratory procedures, particularly haematology with blood film evaluation is highly desirable, however training will be provided as required. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, with the ability to organise and prioritise their own workload. A strong team working ethic is essential.

We are committed to a proactive approach to equality, which includes supporting and encouraging equally all groups of individuals, promoting an inclusive culture and valuing diversity.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Informal enquiries should be directed to Cassia Hare by email: chzh2@cam.ac.uk

To submit an application for this vacancy, please click on the link 'Apply online' or visit the vacancy pages on the following website: www.jobs.cam.ac.uk.
This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) before completing the online application form.

Closing date: Monday 22 April 2024

Please quote reference PP41129 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Principal Clinical Veterinarian General Equine Practice

Tue, 02/04/2024 - 00:00

Do you have a passion for general practice equine work and teaching?

Do you want to lead a team of general equine practitioners in teaching the equine vets of the future?

If so, the Department of Veterinary Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Clinical Veterinarian in General Equine Practice with effect from 1 July 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The purpose of this role is to develop and lead a high standard of clinical service provision and teaching in equine general practice. The person appointed will provide leadership in the provision of clinical equine general practice services to the Department of Veterinary Medicine. The successful applicant will also take primary responsibility for the clinical teaching of veterinary undergraduate students on their equine rotations.

Applicants should be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Applicants should have an in-depth understanding of the requirements of equine general practice work with significant experience of working in an equine general practice environment. Excellent team leadership and team working skills, with the ability to lead and inspire a team and work with vision and foresight, are essential.

Additional remuneration for out of hours work, and with additional market pay supplement, dependent on experience and subject to approval.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Anna Hollis, Equine Teaching Professor, by email: arh207@cam.ac.uk

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents that have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application. Please quote reference PP41158 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: Tuesday, 23 April 2024

Applications will be monitored regularly, and we may contact candidates prior to the closing date. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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24/7 Veterinary Care Assistant [Temporary Cover]

Tue, 02/04/2024 - 00:00

Salary - £21,828-£23,144 (pro-rata for 0.95 FTE) plus 15% shift allowance

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join us as a 24/7 Veterinary Care Assistant, on a temporary basis, in our Small Animal Wing. The referral hospital is a very fast-paced environment working with complex and seriously ill animals.

The main objective of the role is to provide animal care to an excellent standard for the Queen's Veterinary School referral Hospital, to meet the needs of the service in the Small Animal Wing. The Small Animal Wing consists of four dog, two cat, critical care, isolation wards housing an average of 15-25 patients during the overnight period and Theatre Suite.

You will play an important part in a primary care team working alongside nurses and other veterinary care assistants. Responsibilities will include cleaning and animal care duties in order to assist veterinary nurses in the inpatient area and in theatres.

In return, we offer an encouraging and nurturing environment and have a dedicated team of clinicians, nurses and veterinary care assistants who are committed to providing the best care for our patients.

Benefits

  • Generous paid annual leave including bank holidays

  • Defined benefit pension scheme

  • Enhanced family friendly policies

  • Access to a dedicated Personal and Professional Development team

  • Wellness programme including Occupational Health team and Staff counselling

  • Staff discount scheme including shopping vouchers

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Travel to work loans

  • Eye care voucher scheme

  • Discounted gym membership

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact the Clinical HR Team on qvsh.hr@vet.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PP41135 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Closing date: Tuesday 16th April 2024

Applications will be monitored regularly, and we may contact candidates prior to the closing date. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Clinical Veterinarian in Oncology

Mon, 25/03/2024 - 00:00

Do you have a passion for clinical oncology, teaching and research?

Do you want to work as part of an internationally recognised team in a state of the art Hospital?

The Department has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Veterinarian in Oncology with effect from 1 May 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Along with other academic staff you will be responsible for providing small animal referral oncology services to the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital; practical teaching of small animal oncology to undergraduates; and for training Junior and Senior Clinical Training Scholars. Whilst this is primarily a clinical service post, the role holder would be expected and encouraged to contribute to current and future clinical research projects. Participation in an on call rota will be required.

Applicants should be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and hold a Diploma of the European or American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (sub-specialty Oncology). However, candidates who have completed an approved Residency training programme in Medical Oncology and who are eligible to sit the ECVIM-Onc certifying examination will also be considered. Documented undergraduate teaching experience is desirable.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Alison Hayes, Associate Principal Oncologist, by email: amh243@cam.ac.uk

Applicants should complete the online application process in addition to submitting a Curriculum Vitae (CV), covering letter outlining suitability for the role and contact details for two referees.

Please ensure that you upload your CV and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents that have not been requested we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

For further particulars for the role and information about the Department, please visit: https://www.hospital.vet.cam.ac.uk/

Closing date for applications: Monday 1st April 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Please quote reference PP40907 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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JCTS in Small Animal Studies x 6

Fri, 22/03/2024 - 00:00

Scholarship Award: £18,370.00 per annum including accommodation

Applications are invited for this one-year post-graduate training programme based in the Queen's Veterinary School Small Animal Hospital. Junior Clinical Training Scholars will receive training and tuition as they rotate through anaesthesia, cardiology, diagnostic imaging, orthopaedics, dermatology, ophthalmology, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, clinical pathology and soft tissue surgery and be supervised by recognised specialists in each field. Scholars will also have responsibility for primary care cases seen at the hospital's charity clinics, and be involved in supervision and guidance of final year veterinary students. Scholars will be an integral part of the out of hours care of animals within the hospital, especially within the intensive care unit. Candidates must be Members of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and should have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in neutering and performing dental work in dogs and cats

    • Completion of 1 year in primary care veterinary practice in the UK by the start of the scholarship

For applicants for whom English is not their first language, a score of 7.5 in IELTS (with no element under 7), or a score of 100 in TOEFL (with no element less than 24) is desirable.

A JCTS Application Form (JCTS 1) and Information Pack can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

Applicants should supply a completed Junior Clinical Training Scholarship Application Form (JCTS 1), a CV and Covering Letter giving reasons for wishing to undertake the JCTS in the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date stated.

Informal enquiries should be directed to the Internship Directors, by email: internship.enquiries@vet.cam.ac.uk.

Please quote reference PP39786 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. Please note: The ability to take up this Scholarship is contingent upon you being able to evidence your right to work in the UK, or through gaining the right to work via the UK immigration system. Evidence will need to be provided before an offer can be made. Regrettably, this Scholarship is not suitable for sponsorship via the Skilled Worker or Temporary Worker visa routes as the minimum requirements cannot be met.

Candidates may be contacted for interview prior to the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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Senior Clinical Training Scholarship (SCTS) in Diagnostic Imaging

Fri, 22/03/2024 - 00:00

Scholarship award: £27,820.00

This Senior Clinical Training Scholarship (SCTS) provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification, and is available to start on 1 July 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. You will be trained in all aspects of veterinary diagnostic imaging, including radiology, ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography. The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.

The Scholarship is for one year in the first instance, renewable for periods of one year up to a total of three years. It is subject to an initial monitoring period of six months and review on an annual basis.

You will be required to register with the ECVDI for the Diploma in Diagnostic Imaging. The training programme requires participation in the Department's clinical service, including the out-of-hours rota and first opinion clinic, in addition to small-group teaching of veterinary students. You will also be expected to participate in research projects as part of your training.

You must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying you for membership. Completion of a recognised internship or a minimum of two years' experience in small animal practice is essential.

We welcome candidates wishing to apply for the scholarship to come and visit the hospital and to meet the team. Please contact Marie-Aude Genain, Principal Clinical Radiologist, on mag72@cam.ac.uk to arrange a convenient date.

A SCTS application form (SCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

Applicants should supply a completed SCTS Application Form (SCTS1), Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter giving reasons for wishing to undertake the SCTS in the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date stated.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 17 April 2024

Interviews will be held on the week commencing 22 April 2024.

Please quote reference PP41012 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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First Opinion Veterinary Nurse

Fri, 15/03/2024 - 00:00

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Are you keen to expand and develop your nursing skills in a fast-paced and dynamic environment?

Do you want to work in a multidisciplinary referral hospital with an outstanding team and the latest equipment?

If yes, then we want to hear from you!

As part of our expanding first opinion team you will be based in our teaching hospital helping to manage first opinion cases. You will also work at our offsite RSPCA clinic which delivers charity medicine teaching to clinical veterinary students across all years.

The role is offered with a salary of between £25,742-£29,605 per annum depending on experience, plus on call allowance and an abundance of benefits such as:

  • 36.5 hour working week
  • Enhanced annual leave allowance of 36 days including bank holidays
  • A one-off recruitment incentive payment of £2000.00 may be offered where eligibility criteria is met.
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Access to CAMbens employee discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme and travel to work loan scheme
  • Family friendly benefits and enhanced leave
  • Health and Wellbeing benefits such as discounted membership to the University's Sport Centre
  • Training and Development and Career Development

The Queens Veterinary School Hospital (QVSH) is a teaching and a referral hospital whose aims are to provide a comprehensive and demonstrably excellent clinical service across a range of species and disciplines for clients, undergraduate and postgraduate students and the veterinary profession in general. We have an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Nurse to join our First Opinion team at QVSH.

The role of First Opinion Nurse at the QVSH is varied, with tasks including general nursing, client communication, registering animals and booking appointments. It will involve supporting and liaising with Vets, Nurses, Students, and support staff in both the small animal wards and theatre.

The First Opinion Nurse will provide an efficient, co-ordination and collaborative nursing service to an excellent standard for the QVSH, managing an increased case load and research activities, to meet the needs of the service. They will work as part of the First Opinion team to provide supervision and case co-ordination of first opinion cases, medical nursing and administration duties linked to each case, perform nursing duties within the appropriate discipline and be expected to participate in occasional on call and weekend duties on a rota basis.

Triage and appropriate referral of cases from the RSPCA clinic will be required, as well as tasks such as dispensing medications, registering animals and booking appointments. General practice duties including locking and unlocking the practice, stock management, tidying and cashing up at the end of the day will also be carried out by this role.

There will be aspects of management of accurate pricing, invoicing and case finances with liaison internally and with several charities and 3rd parties.

This is a varied role where no two days are the same, so we are seeking individuals with a passion for nursing, with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, students and clients. The ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision is essential.

If you are interested in having a new challenge, we would welcome you to visit the hospital and meet this dedicated and passionate team to learn more.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries about this role, please contact the Clinical HR Team, by email: qvsh.hr@vet.cam.ac.uk

Further particulars for the role and information about the Department are available here: www.vet.cam.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is: Sunday 24th March 2024

Please note that applicants will be reviewed on a regular basis and may be invited to visit and/or interview prior to the closing date. We reserve the right to close the position early if all available positions are filled.

Please quote reference PP40910 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Associate Clinical Veterinarian in First Opinion Equine Practice

Fri, 08/03/2024 - 00:00

Additional remuneration for out of hours duties 41 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays)

We are looking to recruit a graduate who is enthusiastic about progressing and developing their skills as part of our friendly, experienced equine ambulatory team. This role will give you the opportunity to work as a veterinary surgeon in first opinion practice with full backup and support from colleagues who hold diplomas and certificates in a variety of areas. Bringing your cases into the hospital for further workup with the support of the experienced hospital team and our excellent facilities is encouraged. The hospital team includes qualified RVNs who are available for support on the road where required, two interns, and four senior clinicians.

Candidates must have completed a veterinary degree registerable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

An interest in teaching is essential as you will be involved in teaching of clinical students alongside your clinical work. Practical teaching sessions and other teaching opportunities are available for the right candidate. It will also be possible to be involved in relevant clinical research, but this is not essential. There are opportunities for further training in areas of interest, such as teaching qualifications or working towards advanced practitioner status. Case discussion is encouraged, and there is the opportunity to participate in journal clubs if you wish to.

Shared practice vehicles are provided for work use; you will need a clean driving licence and be willing to undertake a driver assessment if successful.

This full-time position will involve participation in the out of hours rota, for which extra remuneration is provided.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Anna Hollis, Director of Equine Services, by email: arh207@cam.ac.uk

To apply, please visit: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

For more information about the Department please visit: www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 21st March 2024

Interviews will take place Thursday 28th of March 2024

Please quote reference PP40848 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Associate Clinical Veterinarian in First Opinion Equine Practice

Thu, 07/03/2024 - 00:00

Additional remuneration for out of hours duties 41 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays)

We are looking to recruit a graduate who is enthusiastic about progressing and developing their skills as part of our friendly, experienced equine ambulatory team. This role will give you the opportunity to work as a veterinary surgeon in first opinion practice with full backup and support from colleagues who hold diplomas and certificates in a variety of areas. Bringing your cases into the hospital for further workup with the support of the experienced hospital team and our excellent facilities is encouraged. The hospital team includes qualified RVNs who are available for support on the road where required, two interns, and four senior clinicians.

Candidates must have completed a veterinary degree registerable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

An interest in teaching is essential as you will be involved in teaching of clinical students alongside your clinical work. Practical teaching sessions and other teaching opportunities are available for the right candidate. It will also be possible to be involved in relevant clinical research, but this is not essential. There are opportunities for further training in areas of interest, such as teaching qualifications or working towards advanced practitioner status. Case discussion is encouraged, and there is the opportunity to participate in journal clubs if you wish to.

Shared practice vehicles are provided for work use; you will need a clean driving licence and be willing to undertake a driver assessment if successful.

This full-time position will involve participation in the out of hours rota, for which extra remuneration is provided.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Anna Hollis, Director of Equine Services, by email: arh207@cam.ac.uk

To apply, please visit: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

For more information about the Department please visit: www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Interviews will take place Thursday 28th of March 2024

Please quote reference PP40825 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Clinical Veterinarian in First Opinion Equine Practice

Tue, 27/02/2024 - 00:00

We are looking to recruit a graduate who is enthusiastic about progressing and developing their skills as part of our friendly, experienced equine ambulatory team. This is a role which will give you the opportunity to work as a veterinary surgeon in first opinion practice with full backup and support from colleagues who hold diplomas and certificates in a variety of areas. Bringing your cases into the hospital for further workup with the support of the experienced hospital team and our excellent facilities is encouraged. The hospital team includes qualified RVNs who are available for support on the road where required, two interns, and four senior clinicians.

Candidates must have completed a veterinary degree registerable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

An interest in teaching is essential as you will be involved in teaching of clinical students alongside your clinical work. Practical teaching sessions and other teaching opportunities are available for the right candidate. It will also be possible to be involved in relevant clinical research, but this is not essential. There are opportunities for further training in areas of interest, such as teaching qualifications or working towards advanced practitioner status. Case discussion is encouraged, and there is the opportunity to participate in journal clubs if you wish to.

Shared practice vehicles are provided for work use; you will need a clean driving licence and be willing to undertake a driver assessment if successful.

This full-time position will involve participation in the out of hours rota, for which extra remuneration is provided.

This role also offers 41 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays).

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Anna Hollis, Director of Equine Services, by email: arh207@cam.ac.uk

To apply, please visit: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

For more information about the Department please visit: www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: Tuesday, 19 March 2024

Interviews will take place at the beginning of April 2024

Please quote reference PP40666 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Specialist Veterinary Nurse in Oncology

Thu, 22/02/2024 - 00:00

Grade 5: £29,605.00 to £33,966.00 per annum.

A one-off recruitment incentive payment of £2000.00 may be offered where eligibility criteria is met.

Could you be our new team member? We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our nursing team at the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital as a Specialist Nurse working as part of the Oncology team.

This is a permanent, full time position (36.5 hours a week) with a 36 day annual leave entitlement. The post holder is entitled to join the Cambridge University Assistants Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS).

The Oncology service is a key part of our multidisciplinary referral hospital, and requires close communication with the other clinical services. We are a dedicated team of clinicians and nurses who are committed to providing the best care for our patients and honouring the human animal bond. We have a busy and variable caseload, which will require you to be adaptable, an excellent communicator and have the ability to work well under pressure.

The successful applicant may not have existing oncology related skills but will have a willingness to learn, and a passion about delivering great patient centred care. Your role will include specialist Oncology consultations, diagnostic investigations and treatments, including the use of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, photodynamic therapy, immunotherapy in the management of referred cases. You will be responsible for running chemotherapy clinics, including handling and administering chemotherapy drugs and discussing treatments with owners and veterinarians. You will be involved in the delivery of radiotherapy and with the care of inpatients receiving chemotherapy. You will also have an opportunity to be involved with ethically approved, clinical research. Any necessary training will be tailored to you and delivered in a supportive and structured way by experienced colleagues on site. Further didactic training is encouraged.

In return, we offer an encouraging, dynamic and nurturing environment and have a dedicated team of clinicians and nurses who are committed to providing the best care for our patients.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries about this role are welcome and should be directed to Jane Dobson or Alison Hayes via email: oncology@vet.cam.ac.uk

To submit an application for this vacancy, please click on the link 'Apply online'. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) before completing the online application form or visit the following website: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/

Further particulars for the role and information about the Department are available here: www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Closing date: Midnight on Thursday, 14 March 2024

Please quote reference PP36889 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Senior Clinical Training Scholar in Small Animal Medicine

Tue, 20/02/2024 - 00:00

Scholarship award: £27,820.00 (Subject to change)

The Senior Clinical Training Scholarship in Small Animal Medicine is available, to start on 1 July 2024. The training programme covers all aspects of small animal medicine, including cardiology, oncology, medical neurology, diagnostic imaging and clinical pathology, and is approved by the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

The Scholar will be required to register for the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. The training programme requires participation in the Department's clinical service, including the out-of-hours rota and first opinion practice, in addition to small-group teaching of veterinary students.

An applicant must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying her/him for membership. Completion of an appropriate internship or a minimum of two years' experience in small animal practice is essential.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Nick Bexfield, Clinical Director of Small Animal Services, by email: nb289@cam.ac.uk

A SCTS application form (SCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

Applicants should supply a completed SCTS Application Form (SCTS1), Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter giving reasons for wishing to undertake this SCTS in the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk with the above documents as one attachment, by the closing date stated.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Tuesday, 19 March 2024

Please quote reference PP40591 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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