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When you start working with us, you will be joining a team of like minded people who share a passion for both animals and helping people to achieve their dreams and fulfil their potential.

We have a wide variety of people work for us, from lecturers and academic staff to IT support, course developers and administrators. And, as we are continually expanding, there are always new and exciting roles coming up.

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Applications and enquiries

To apply for any of the vacancies please download the job application form and send to Jackie Sumpter.

Electronic version for email / Printable version for posting

Email: jobs@caw.ac.uk
Post: The College of Animal Wefare, Headland House, Chord Business Park, London Road, Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire PE29 2BQ

If you would like an informal chat about working with us please call Jackie on 01480 422060.

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Current job vacancies at The College of Animal Welfare

Veterinary Nursing Internal Quality Assurer - Potters Bar

Job posted on: Friday 19 October 2018 (Job ID: 655)

Are you tired of working weekends and night shifts? Are you looking for more stability in your work/life balance?

Due to expansion, we are looking to recruit Internal Quality Assurers (IQAs) to cover the South of England. This role is suitable for someone who has a passion and drive for Veterinary Nurse training, whilst wanting to incorporate more variety into their working day. The College of Animal Welfare supports students on Diploma and Degree programmes, so travel will be required to visit all placement students and Training Practices across the southern region, whilst also providing centre-based support for students and Clinical Coaches.  

The ideal candidate will be outgoing, highly self-motivated, well organised and have excellent communication skills. This could be a home-based position for the right applicant, depending on location, with benefits including work laptop and phone, generous salary depending on experience and an excellent CPD package. Experience as a Clinical Coach and MRCVS or RVN registration is essential for this role.

Package Benefits:
Childcare Vouchers  The College offers a salary sacrifice scheme to employees who are parents or            legal guardians of children and who pay for childcare, a provision to save money on childcare costs            while you are at work.

The College currently offers a Group Pension Scheme, and employees are enrolled as an active                  member of this scheme three months after the start of your employment.

Annual holiday of 25 days per year plus bank holidays and the option to buy or sell additional                    holiday.

Reimbursement of authorised expenses for work-related activities (i.e. train travel). 

Hotel accommodation pre-booked and paid for, when overnight stays may be required.

Please be aware that all applicants will be required to attend a work shadow day in order to ensure full understanding of the role and meet key team members.

Download Job Description here:
Download Application Form here: Electronicversion for email / Printable version for posting


For further information and an application pack please contact HR Administrator, at jobs@caw.ac.uk

The College of Animal Welfare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All job applicants will undertake a Disclosure DBS Check.

The College undertakes not to discriminate unlawfully either directly or indirectly against a job applicant or one of its own employees.  The College is committed to equal opportunities: appointments are open to members of the community on an equal basis.

Veterinary Nursing Lecturer - Potters Bar

Job posted on: Friday 19 October 2018 (Job ID: 657)

Due to the continued success and growth of our centre, we currently have vacancies for full time / part time or visiting lecturers at our Potters Bar centre. The position will involve teaching on both the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing and the BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing programmes, as well as participating in the delivery of the centres short course programme. You will be working with a dynamic team of individuals committed to shaping the future of the veterinary nursing profession.

The successful candidate will be either a veterinary surgeon or a degree qualified registered veterinary nurse. Teaching qualifications are desirable but not essential and full training will be provided.

We welcome applications from those who are already involved in VN teaching or training or those who are currently employed in the veterinary profession and wish to explore career development opportunities.

Package Benefits:

Childcare Vouchers. The College offers a salary sacrifice scheme to employees who are parents or legal guardians of children and who pay for childcare, a provision to save money on childcare costs while you are at work.

The College currently offers a Group Pension Scheme, and employees are enrolled as an active member of this scheme three months after the start of your employment.

Annual holiday of 25 days per year plus bank holidays, and the option to buy or sell additional holiday.

Download Job Description here:

Download Application Form here: Electronic version for email / Printable version for posting

For further information and an application pack please contact Jackie Sumpter, HR Administrator, at job@caw.ac.uk .

The College of Animal Welfare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.  All job applicants will undertake a Disclosure DBS Check. 

The College undertakes not to discriminate unlawfully either directly or indirectly against a job applicant or one of its own employees.  The College is committed to equal opportunities: appointments are open to members of the community on an equal basis.



Clinical Skills Lecturer - Potters Bar

Job posted on: Friday 19 October 2018 (Job ID: 660)

We currently have a permanent vacancy for a Clinical Skills Practitioner/Lecturer at our Potters Bar centre. The position will involve co-facilitating the delivery of practical skills teaching on both the Diploma and BSc (Hons) veterinary nurse programmes and providing NPL support and guidance to clinical coaches and students.

The successful candidate will be either an MRCVS or RVN and have recently acted in either a similar role or be an experienced clinical coach. Excellent communication and organisational skills, a keen eye for detail and a commitment to help students achieve are essential attributes for the role. 

Generous remuneration package includes competitive salary, pension, and excellent CPD provision, buy and sell holiday scheme

 If you have any questions or wish to discuss the role further please contact Jackie Sumpter at jobs@caw.ac.uk . We are happy to arrange shadowing days at the centre for candidates.

 For an application pack, please contact Jackie Sumpter on 01480 422060 or jobs@caw.ac.uk.

Download Application Form here: Electronic version for email / Printable version for posting
Download Job Description here:

 The College of Animal Welfare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Successful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS Check. 

 The College undertakes not to discriminate unlawfully either directly or indirectly against a job applicant or one of its own employees. The College is committed to equal opportunities: appointments are open to members of the community on an equal basis.

Practical Skills Examiner Potters Bar / Hendon

Job posted on: Friday 19 October 2018 (Job ID: 676)

We currently have vacancies at our Potters Bar centre for enthusiastic and committed Practical Skills Examiners to assist with practical examinations (OSCEs).  

This zero-hours role will involve assisting Clinical Skills Tutors with practical skills examinations (OSCEs) across a variety of VN programmes including the BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing.  Hours will be agreed in advance to meet the needs of the practical skills exams, on the basis on a minimum of at least one examination period per year.  

The successful candidate will be a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN or REVN) or Registered Veterinary Surgeon (MRCVS) with current nursing knowledge and clinical skills, and will be conversant with both the Occupational Standards and the BSc Veterinary Nursing Programme.  

Download application form here:  Electronicversion for email / Printable version for posting

Download job description here:

Alternatively, for further details or an application pack please contact:  Human Resources Administrator on 01480 422060 or email: jobs@caw.ac.uk 

The College of Animal Welfare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.   All successful applicants will undertake a DBS Check. 

The College undertakes not to discriminate unlawfully either directly or indirectly against a job applicant or one of its own employees.  The College is committed to equal opportunities: appointments are open to members of the community on an equal basis

Head of Veterinary Studies - Potters Bar

Job posted on: Friday 19 October 2018 (Job ID: 679)

We currently have an exciting opportunity within our campus in Potters Bar for a Head of Veterinary Studies to lead and manage the Veterinary Studies provision at the centre. 
You will be responsible for ensuring that learning and employer expectations are met by the veterinary studies programmes and short courses that we provide, and that quality learning delivery and high success rates are achieved. 
As focus on learners and ensuring their progression is a key function of the role, you will be part of the organisational academic team in ensuring that centre and national objectives are met. 
The successful applicant will be an MRCVS or RVN who has experience in staff management, and who can demonstrate excellent communication skills, self-motivation, be flexible and adapt to changing circumstances, and is someone who has the determination to set challenging targets with the expectation of high standards. 
Generous remuneration package includes competitive salary, pension, and excellent CPD provision, buy and sell holiday scheme and entitlement to a laptop and mobile phone.                  
Download Job Description here

Alternatively, for further information or to request an application pack, please contact Jackie Sumpter, Human Resources Administrator, on 01480 422060 / jobs@caw.ac.uk or download an application form from the College?s website (www.caw.ac.uk).
The College of Animal Welfare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All successful applicants will undertake a Disclosure DBS Check.
The College undertakes not to discriminate unlawfully either directly or indirectly against a job applicant or one of its own employees. The College is committed to equal opportunities: appointments are open to members of the community on an equal basis.

Veterinary Nursing Internal Quality Assurer (IQA) - Huntingdon

Job posted on: Friday 19 October 2018 (Job ID: 686)

Are you tired of working weekends and night shifts? Are you looking for more stability in your work/life balance?
Due to expansion, we are looking to recruit Internal Quality Assurers (IQAs) to join our team at our Huntington Centre. This role is suitable for someone who has a passion and drive for Veterinary Nurse training, whilst wanting to incorporate more variety into their working day. The College of Animal Welfare supports students on Diploma and Degree programmes, so travel will be required to visit all placement students and Training Practices across our region, whilst also providing centre-based support for students and Clinical Coaches.  
The ideal candidate will be outgoing, highly self-motivated, well organised and have excellent communication skills.  Benefits include work laptop and phone, generous salary depending on experience and an excellent CPD package. Experience as a Clinical Coach and MRCVS or RVN registration is essential for this role.
Please be aware that all applicants will be required to attend a work shadow day in order to ensure full understanding of the role and meet key team members.
Package Benefits:
Childcare Vouchers The College offers a salary sacrifice scheme to employees who are parents or            legal guardians of children and who pay for childcare, a provision to save money on childcare costs            while you are at work.

The College currently offers a Group Pension Scheme, and employees are enrolled as an active                  member of this scheme three months after the start of your employment.

Annual Holiday of 25 days per year (with 8 additional days for bank holidays), and the option to buy          or sell additional holiday.

Reimbursement of authorised expenses for work-related activities (i.e. train travel

Hotel accommodation pre-booked and paid for, when overnight stays may be required.

Download job description here: 
Download application form here: Electronicversion for email / Printable version for posting

Closing Date: 5th November 2018
Or for further details, please contact: HR Administrator on 01480 422060 or email jobs@caw.ac.uk
The College of Animal Welfare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.  All successful applicants will undertake a Disclosure DBS Check.
The College undertakes not to discriminate unlawfully either directly or indirectly against a job applicant or one of its own employees.  The College is committed to equal opportunities, appointments are open to members of the community on an equal basis.

Exam Invigilator - Potters Bar

Job posted on: Tuesday 02 October 2018 (Job ID: 685)

We currently have an opening for an Exam Invigilator at our Potters Bar Centre. This would be an ideal opportunity for someone who has free time and could be flexible in assisting us in our exam invigilation. The successful applicant would be required to assist in the smooth and efficient administration of both online and written examinations, including candidate invigilation, management of rooms, facilities and equipment, ensuring all written scripts (where applicable) are returned to the Administration office on completion of an exam and perform such other duties which will allow for the efficient running of examinations. The successful candidates will have an eye for accuracy and have good attention to detail with the ability to work to tight deadlines and be able to relate to both staff and students. Experience of working or studying in an education environment and an understanding of the examination process are desirable but not essential. 


Download Job Description here:

Closing Date: 21st October 2018

Interview Date 6th November 2018


For further details or an application pack please contact: Jackie Sumpter, Human Resources Administrator on 01480 422060 or email: jobs@caw.ac.uk

The College of Animal Welfare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All successful applicants will undertake a DBS Check. 
The College undertakes not to discriminate unlawfully either directly or indirectly against a job applicant or one of its own employees.  The College is committed to equal opportunities: appointments are open to members of the community on an equal basis.