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Clinical Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 03, 2017.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE THE QUEEN'S VETERINARY SCHOOL HOSPITAL WEST CAMBRIDGE SITE

We are looking for a soft tissue surgeon to join our experienced small animal surgery team of four ECVS diplomates, led by Richard Whitelock, Director of Small Animal Surgery. This permanent position is available from 1 May 2017.

This is an opportunity to work in a well-equipped, multidisciplinary referral hospital, with a positive team spirit and a friendly working environment. The soft tissue caseload is varied and interesting, with a particular emphasis on oncological surgery, brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome and urology. Sophisticated facilities, including surgical laser and minimally invasive surgical equipment are available and an individual motivated to expand these areas of the service would be welcomed. Support with case management is available from within the team and from other services in the Department.

The successful applicant will be encouraged to develop areas of personal interest in soft tissue surgery and related clinical research. Involvement with student and resident teaching make this a very stimulating and rewarding position. Access to personal professional training and education is made available.

Closing date for applications : 4th June 2017

Interview date 22nd June 2017

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Informal enquiries: Julie Ingham, Assistant Secretary-HR email: ji217@cam.ac.uk Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PP10498 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Quality Assurance Co-ordinator (Final VetMB)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 04, 2017.

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine

Applications are invited for a Quality Assurance Co-ordinator from 1st June 2017 or as soon as possible after that date. The role holder will co-ordinate Final VetMB degree course quality assurance systems and processes on behalf of the Department to inform academic exercises relating to professional accreditation, academic audit, and course approval and review.

The successful candidate must be educated to HND/HNC level or equivalent and be able to demonstrate experience working in a relevant role. They will be an experienced user of Microsoft office and other software useful for quality assurance tracking. The ability to build effective working relationships and have excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills are essential.

Closing Date: 1st June 2017

Interviews will be held: 16th June 2017

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further details of the role and person specification can be found in the further information document.

For informal enquiries please contact Natalie Wills on nw366@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.

Please quote reference PP12097 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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

Registered Veterinary Nurse

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 05, 2017.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE WEST CAMBRIDGE SITE

We have exciting opportunities for three Registered Veterinary Nurses to join our nursing team at the Queens Veterinary School Hospital from 1st June 2017 or as soon as possible after that date.

The referral hospital is a very fast-paced environment which requires the role holder to be adaptable with the ability to work well under pressure.

The role will be to provide nursing to an excellent standard in the Small Animal Wing. The small animal wing consist of four dog wards and two cat wards and a critical care facility housing an average of 15-25 patients during the overnight period.

Due to increasing caseloads in the hospital, we are looking for three nurses on a 10 hour per week contract working on a rotating shift pattern to cover weekdays between the hours of 16:00pm to 21:00pm and Saturdays between 08:00am to 13:00pm. We welcome applications from individuals who can cover a range of these shifts.

The role in Small Animal inpatients will include surgical, medical and critical care nursing (training can be given in critical care procedures). Cleaning, hygiene and administration duties linked to inpatient care will form a reasonable percentage of the time.

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 have any questions about this role please contact Natalie Wills on nw366@cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 4th June 2017

Interviews will be held : 21st June 2017

Limited funding: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

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 The website for The Queens Veterinary School Hospital is available here: http://qvsh.co.uk/

Please quote reference PP12109 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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

Ward Assistant

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 15, 2017.

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine West Cambridge Site

Limit of Tenure: 3 years in the first instance

Applications are invited for a Ward Assistant position at the busy Queen's Veterinary School Hospital from 1st June 2017 or as soon as possible after that date.
The role purpose is to assist veterinary nursing staff in basic duties so that the Small Animal Wing inpatients department runs smoothly with high levels of cleanliness and patient care.

The role holder will assist Veterinary Nursing Staff in basic animal care of inpatients and their environment. This is achieved by carrying out cleaning of corridors, animal housing and treatment rooms, kitchen cleanliness, laundry duties, assisted feeding, exercising inpatients and basic administration to predetermined standards set by the Senior Nurse.

Please see further information document for full details of responsibilities for this role.

No formal qualifications are required, although Animal Care or Nursing Assistant certification would be an advantage, however previous experience of working in a Small Animal Hospital is not essential as full training will be given. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the ability to clean to an excellent standard and that they are able to maintain high standards of cleanliness.

You should be familiar and comfortable with levels of animal contact. The ability to communicate well with all levels of staff and to work as part of a team is essential.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Natalie Wills nw366@cam.ac.uk

Closing Date: 1 June 2017

Interviews will be held 19 June 2017

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

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.

Please quote reference PP12216 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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

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