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Current jobs in the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge.
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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.

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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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.

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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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.

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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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.

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 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.

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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