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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 Lecturer - Huntingdon

Job posted on: Friday 08 February 2019 (Job ID: 689)

Due to our continued growth, we currently have a permanent vacancy for a full time Veterinary Nursing Lecturer at our Huntingdon 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 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: 


For an application pack, please contact our HR Administrator on 01480 422060 or 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: Thursday 07 February 2019 (Job ID: 693)

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: 28th February 2019

Interview Date  7th March 2019


For further details or an application pack please contact: Jackie Sumpter, Human Resources Administrator on 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.

Dog Grooming and Practical Skills Trainer - Huntingdon and Leeds

Job posted on: Thursday 07 February 2019 (Job ID: 694)

We have an exciting opportunity for ambitious and enthusiastic groomers to join our growing team in The College of Animal Welfare Grooming School at both our Huntingdon and Leeds Centres.  Working 2-4 days per week inclusive of Saturday, the ideal candidate will be passionate about passing on their knowledge and skills to dog grooming students, as well as advancing the grooming school in its commercial growth.  The role involves delivering quality learning to all students across a range of grooming courses and to provide outstanding support to students.  The position requires a qualified Dog Groomer with a minimum level 3 Diploma or equivalent.  Lecturing or training experience is advantageous but not essential as you will join our teacher training programme and be mentored as your career develops.  The grooming school is open outside of normal college hours and working hours include evening and weekend cover.

Closing date: 25th February

Download Huntingdon Job Description here 

Download Leeds Job Description here 


Alternatively, for further information or to request an application pack, please contact Jackie Sumpter, Human Resources Administrator, at jobs@caw.ac.uk or download an application form from the College?s website (www.caw.ac.uk).

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

Funding Administrator - Huntingdon

Job posted on: Tuesday 05 February 2019 (Job ID: 692)

We currently have an interesting and challenging opportunity for a Funding Administrator to assist with the day to day management and reporting of all student funding contracts. The successful candidate will assist with the achievement of contractual targets ensuring audit requirements are met, engage with current and prospective learners and employers and prepare reports on contract performance. This role requires negotiation skills and an ability to analyse financial information and contract performance. Experience in administering Education and Skills Funding Agency contracts would be advantageous as would knowledge of data input to PICS, applicants with a proven track record of financial acumen and ability to analyse data would be desirable.

Download Job Description here:

Download Application Form here Electronicversion for email / Printable version for posting

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

Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 20th February 2019

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 - Potters Bar

Job posted on: Monday 04 February 2019 (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:

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.

Clinical Skills Lecturer - Potters Bar

Job posted on: Monday 04 February 2019 (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.