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Client Services Administrator (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Feb 23, 2017.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE West Cambridge Site

Limit of Tenure 3 years in the first instance

The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital is looking for a pro-active, adaptable team player to work in the Reception area of both the Small and Large Animal sections as part of the Hospital Administration Team. This is a full time position working an early and late rota (8.15am to 4:45pm and 9.15am to 5.45pm) with one hour for lunch each day, some flexibility is required.

You will be the first point of contact for our clients, therefore a friendly manner, combined with excellent communication skills are essential. You will be responsible for receiving incoming calls and faxes, billing clients and taking payments, booking appointments, liaising with clients, referral practices, clinicians, nurses and students and therefore knowledge of medical terminology would be advantageous.

The ability to plan and prioritise your own workload is essential along with being able to work within a team environment.

You should have a good knowledge of IT systems and should be numerate, accurate and have an eye for detail. You will be educated to 'A' level standard or have experience in a similar working environment.

For informal enquiries please contact Natalie Wills on nw366@cam.ac.uk

Closing Date: 22 March 2017

Interviews will be held: 6 April 2017

Fixed-term: 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' 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 PP11139 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Junior Clinical Training Scholarship Equine

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Feb 24, 2017.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

One-year Junior Clinical Training Scholarship Scholarship award: £14,800

Start date 1 August 2017

Applications are invited from recently qualified veterinarians for this 12 month post-graduate training programme offering high-quality, post-graduate training in equine studies. The emphasis will be on gaining practical clinical experience in equine medicine and surgery under the supervision of board-certified diplomates, and will allow the intern to identify specific fields in which to specialise, either in preparation for Senior Clinical Scholarship training programmes, or specialist private practice.

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying him or her for membership.

For informal enquiries about the scholarship programme, please contact Natalie Wills nw366@cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 17 April 2017

Interview date: 3 May 2017

An application form (JCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the link below or via the following website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/

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

Please quote reference PP11548 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.

Junior Clinical Training Scholarship Farm Animal Health and Production (2 Scholarships available)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Feb 24, 2017.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

One-year Junior Clinical Training Scholarship Scholarship award: £14,800

Start date 1 August 2017

Applications are invited for this 12-month Scholarship programme, which provides an opportunity for new graduates or recently qualified veterinarians to receive high-quality postgraduate training in farm animal studies under the supervision of experienced farm animal clinicians in the Cambridge Farm Animal Veterinary Services ambulatory and referral practice at the University of Cambridge. The emphasis of the programme is on gaining practical clinical experience in farm animal medicine and herd health, and will allow the Scholar to identify specific fields of farm animal work in which to specialise, either in preparation for Senior Clinical Training Scholarship programmes, or for specialist private practice.

The internship will cover:

  • Case management of individual production animals, including emergency and critical care, surgery, anaesthesia, diagnostics, internal medicine and obstetrics

  • Involvement in a busy and expanding first opinion farm animal practice

  • Training and practice in population medicine and herd health management, with an emphasis on evidence-based medicine

  • Experience in teaching and communication

  • Basic tuition in research methods and scientific writing

  • Opportunity to design and undertake research projects

An applicant must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership.

Informal enquiries about scholarship programme: contact Natalie Wills on nw366@cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 5 April 2017

Interview date: 20 April 2017

An application form (JCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the link below or via the following website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/

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

Please quote reference PP11547 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.

PA to Alborada Professor (Head of Department) (Maternity Cover)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Feb 13, 2017.

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine

Limit of Tenure: 12 months maternity cover or the return of the post holder, whichever comes first.

Applications are invited for a PA position from the end of May/beginning of June working with Professor James Wood, Head of Department of Veterinary Medicine and Alborada Professor of Equine and Farm Animal Science. Professor Wood heads up a research group, the Disease Dynamics Unit, an interdisciplinary group, using state-of-the-art methods from epidemiology, mathematics and biological sciences, to study the growth, spread and control of pathogens within and between hosts.

The role holder will provide comprehensive administrative and secretarial support to Professor Wood covering his Departmental and research activities, ensuring the effective management of his diary, making travel arrangements and management of the Professor's research grants, as well as providing general administration to the research group. For more information please refer to the further information document.

The successful candidate must have relevant and extensive secretarial and administrative experience in a busy work environment. They will have excellent communication skills (written and oral) and be highly motivated. They will also have excellent organisational skills with the ability to organise their own workload, working calmly and efficiently under pressure.

It would be desirable to have a knowledge of (or ability to learn quickly) the University Financial System and prior work experience in the higher education sector.

Closing Date: 3 April 2017

Interviews will be held: 21 April 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.

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 PP11427 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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