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Client Services Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 18, 2015.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE West Cambridge Site

Part time 22.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Limit of Tenure 3 years in the first instance

The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital is looking for a pro-active, flexible team player to work in the Reception area of both the Small and Large Animal sections as part of the Hospital Administration Team, some flexibility may be required. This is a part time position working Monday to Friday from 10.00am to 3.00pm, with half an hour for lunch each day.

The following are essential :-

Educated to 'A' level standard or with significant experience in a very similar environment. Competent in Microsoft software packages e.g. Word, Excel and Outlook . Ability to work with Hospital management information system, paging systems. Ability to prioritise own workload. Attention to detail. Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with staff at all levels of the organisation. A positive service-oriented "can do" attitude. The ability to work on own initiative, contribute effectively to the team as a whole, and be able to demonstrate a proactive approach to troubleshooting and problem solving. Professional confidence to engage with clients in difficult situations e.g. unpaid bills or death of pet. Experience of working in an administrative role based in either a veterinary or clinical organisation. The roleholder will come into contact with animals - therefore must not have a physical or emotional response which precludes this. Willing to undertake training when necessary

The following are desirable:

Office/business management qualification.
Accounts qualification.
Understanding of the teaching /research element of University's role.

Closing Date 28th May 2015

Interviews will be held: 9th June 2015

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.

For informal enquiries please contact Kate Smith email: kw306@cam.ac.uk Further information is available via the 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 already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PP06122 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.

Qualified and Listed Veterinary Nurse - Research Nurse - Small Animal Surgery (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 12, 2015.

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine West Cambridge Site

Limit of Tenure: 1 year in the first instance

Applications are invited for a research nurse position within the Surgical Discovery Centre (SDC). The focus of the position will be to support the development of a vibrant and sustainable clinical research program within the Small Animal Surgery service at Queen's Veterinary School Hospital. The research activities will be coordinated from the newly established SDC, led by Professor Matthew Allen. The clinical research will initially focus on musculoskeletal diseases and disorders, but is expected to expand to include soft tissue and other surgical sub-specialties.

Applicants should be qualified and listed nurses, with an interest in all aspects of nursing and surgery and significant clinical experience in either primary or referral practice. It is desirable for applicants to hold a Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing. The successful applicant must be competent in clinical record keeping, as well as in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel. Applicants should be able to demonstrate excellent client communication, a professional demeanour and have the ability to work well within a team. Familiarity and practical experience in an operating theatre setting would be highly desirable, as would prior participation in clinical trials activities in small animals.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Matthew Allen (mja1000@cam.ac.uk).

Further information about the role: click on link below

Closing date 31 May 2015

Interviews will be held on: 11th June 2015

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 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 PP06093 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.