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Human Resources Administrator

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Feb 16, 2015.

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine West Cambridge Site

We wish to appoint an HR Administrator from 1 May 2015 or as soon as possible after that date. The role will work closely with other team members to cover all administrative aspects of HR in the Department, in accordance with good HR practice, in order to provide an efficient and effective service to PIs and line managers in the Department. This includes recruitment; payroll; undertaking specific projects, in particular those relating to the Department's Athena SWAN initiatives; and administering periodic and annual exercises which also underpin Athena SWAN. The role holder is responsible for providing advice to managers and other staff in areas that fall within the remit of this role, in line with the University's policies and procedures.

The following are essential:

  • education to A level standard
  • a basic knowledge of employment law and principles of best practice HR
  • strong IT skills including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook, and ability to use and grasp new technologies
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deliver the highest level of customer service to job applicants
  • ability to empathise with staff, to deliver the highest level of customer service, and use tact, discretion and diplomacy
  • several years' experience of working in an administrative role in an HR environment
  • ability to prioritise workload to meet multiple deadlines, forward plan and manage a number of task effectively and at the same time
  • ability to work independently with little supervision and to manage own workload
  • accuracy and attention to detail, ability to maintain this under pressure
  • experience of working effectively as part of a team
  • excellent written and spoken English
  • excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • excellent note taking skills
  • proactive and ability to use initiative
  • ability to maintain confidentiality

The following are desirable:

  • education to degree level
  • hold or working towards CIPD qualification
  • knowledge of University HR systems (RAS, Web Recruitment, CHRIS) desirable

Closing date for applications: 9 March 2015

Interview date: 26 March 2015

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.

Department website: www.vet.cam.ac.uk Further information about the role: click on link below 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 done so already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PP05413 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.

J.C.T.S Small Animal Studies x 6

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jan 26, 2015.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

JUNIOR CLINICAL TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP SMALL ANIMAL STUDIES (6 SCHOLARSHIPS)

Scholarship award: £14,700 per annum

4 Scholarships to start on 1 July 2015

2 Scholarships to start on 2 November 2015

Fixed-term: 1 years.

Applications are invited for this one year post-graduate training programme based in the Queen's Veterinary School Small Animal Hospital. The scholarship is designed to provide a broad but intensive learning experience that acts to prepare individuals for Senior Clinical Training Programmes and potential specialisation. However, the scholarship will also benefit graduates seeking advanced training and experience prior to beginning practice. Scholars will rotate through a variety of small animal disciplines including Soft Tissue Surgery, Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Neurology, Diagnostic Imaging, Anaesthesia and Clinical Pathology and 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 and should have experience of small animal general practice in the UK. New graduates may be considered. Informal enquiries: contact Matthew McMillan (programme supervisor) via email at mwm32@cam.ac.uk.

The deadline for applications is 1st March 2015.

Interviews will be held on 19th March 2015

An application form (JCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the link below.

Please send a completed application form, curriculum vitae, and covering letter by email to vetmed@hermes.cam.ac.uk clearly stating which Scholarship you are applying for (1 July or 1 November)

Please quote reference PP05225 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.

Senior Clinical Training Scholarship in Anaesthesia

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jan 27, 2015.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE THE QUEEN'S VETERINARY SCHOOL HOSPITAL

Start Date 3 August 2015

Scholarship award: £21,390.00 in year one.

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 veterinary anaesthesia. 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, pain management and 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 the 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.

Informal discussion: contact Dr Jackie Brearley, jcb78@cam.ac.uk or Matthew McMillan mwm32@cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 8 March 2015

Interview date: 24 March 2015

Application form (SCTS1) and information pack about the Scholarship: download from link below.

Completed application form, curriculum vitae, covering letter: email vetmed@hermes.cam.ac.uk by closing date.

Please quote reference PP05229 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.

Senior Clinical Training Scholarship in Diagnostic Imaging

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Feb 09, 2015.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE WEST CAMBRDIGE SITE

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD £ 21,390.00 in Year 1 (Tax free)

Fixed-term: 3 years.

This Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification, and is available from 1 July 2015. 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 is reviewed on an annual basis.

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

Informal enquiries: Professor Michael Herrtage, mh10001@cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 1st March 2015
Interview date: 17th March 2015

Application form (SCTS1) and information pack: download from http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/

Completed application form, curriculum vitae, and a covering letter should be emailed to vetmed@hermes.cam.ac.uk quoting the post title in the subject or send a hard copy to Melissa Large, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 OES

Please quote reference PP05343 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.

Senior Clinical Training Scholarships in Small Animal Medicine (Two Scholarships, one funded by Alice Noakes Trust)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Feb 16, 2015.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

TO START 1 JULY 2015 AND 1 AUGUST 2015

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD £21,390.00 (Year one)

Two Scholarships are available, to start on 1 July and 1 August 2015. The Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification. The training programme covers all aspects of small animal medicine, including clinical nutrition, oncology and clinical pathology, and is approved by the European College of Veterinary Medicine.

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.

The Scholar will be required to register for a Diploma in the appropriate field. 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 a recognised internship or a minimum of two years' experience in small animal practice is essential.

Informal enquiries: contact Professor Michael Herrtage on mh10001@cam.ac.uk

Closing Date: 8th March 2015

Interview date: 26th March 2015

Fixed-term: 3 years.

Application form (SCTS1) and information pack: download from link below

Completed application form, curriculum vitae, covering letter: send to Melissa Large, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 OES, or email to vetmed@hermes.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PP05417 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.