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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

Internal Quality Assurer - Potters Bar

Job posted on: Sunday 30 September 2018 (Job ID: 655)

Due to expansion we currently have a vacancy for an Internal Quality Assurer (IQA) to join our team at our Potters Bar centre. As an Internal Quality Assurer you will have a varied and interesting role providing support to veterinary practices, Clinical Coaches and students both in the workplace and in the college setting. The successful applicant will be an MRCVS or RVN who can demonstrate excellent communication skills, self-motivation, be highly organised and exhibit attention to detail. You will be responsible for managing key relationships between the College and employers and other stakeholders and for carrying out internal quality assurance of Veterinary Nursing Training. 

If you are looking to further your career in academia this could be the ideal opportunity for you to gain valuable experience.

Download Job Description here:
For further information and an application pack please contact Jackie Sumpter, 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.

AAT Lecturer - Huntingdon

Job posted on: Wednesday 15 August 2018 (Job ID: 658)

Having built up a reputation for excellence in AAT training in the local area, we are now looking for an additional AAT lecturer with the passion and commitment to help our learners achieve.

You could be an experienced lecturer, or looking to for your first teaching role; either way you will need to be qualified to at least level 4 AAT standard and have the enthusiasm to succeed.

As an AAT lecturer you will teach across a range of bookkeeping and accounting programmes, supporting learners in all aspects of their learning and achievement. 

Download Job Description here

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

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.


English and Maths Lead

Job posted on: Wednesday 15 August 2018 (Job ID: 677)

We are looking for a dedicated English and Maths Lead to help us grow our team to ensure our students achieve and maintain the highest standards possible in English and Maths.

You will be able to adapt your methods to motivate and encourage students on a variety of courses, including those in veterinary environments, in business and support roles.

Joining our business school, you will be responsible for supporting staff at our four centres and co-ordinate basic skills support which may be delivered face to face, electronically and remotely.

Ideally you will have experience of delivering basic skills and functional skills and experience of working with groups and on a one to one basis would be an advantage.

Closing Date: 31st August 2018

Download Job Description here:

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

For further information and an application pack please contact Jackie Sumpter, 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.


Practical Skills Examiner Potters Bar / Hendon

Job posted on: Monday 06 August 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

Veterinary Nursing Lecturer - Potters Bar

Job posted on: Friday 03 August 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.

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.



Head of Distance Learning

Job posted on: Thursday 02 August 2018 (Job ID: 675)


If you are a dynamic person seeking an opportunity to take our Distance Learning School to the next level, then this is the job for you.  With over 300 students and a team of 12 delivering 7 programmes to UK and overseas students the distance learning school is posed to significantly grow.  

Ideally a veterinary professional (MRCVS or RVN) we would expect you to be a graduate and an experienced educator.  Management experience would be advantageous especially if supported by a management related qualification.  

The role requires a commitment to total quality and a desire to make a difference.  You will be self-motivated and a person who does not require micro-management.  You will be trusted with a high performing area of the college that has taken 10 years to build. 

The role is attached to our Huntingdon campus but may have a home-working element.   

Download Job Description here


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. 

Clinical Skills Lecturer - Potters Bar

Job posted on: Monday 30 July 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. 

 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.

Basic Skills Support Tutor - Leeds & Edinburgh

Job posted on: Monday 30 July 2018 (Job ID: 665)

We currently have vacancies for a Basic Skills Support Tutors at our Leeds and Edinburgh centres on a zero hour basis. As a Basic Skills Support Tutor you will provide one to one literacy and numeracy support as necessary, monitor learners progress and ensure all necessary records are kept up to date. The successful applicant will need to have Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 2 or equivalent and have previous experience of working within an educational setting. 


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 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 Internal Quality Assurer (IQA) London

Job posted on: Friday 29 June 2018 (Job ID: 670)

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Are you tired of working weekends and night shifts?

Are you looking for more stability in your work/life balance?

Do you enjoy travelling and want to add more variety to your working day?

Do you enjoy meeting new people and want a change from life in practice?

Due to expansion we currently have a vacancy for a Veterinary Nursing Internal Quality Assurer (IQA) to join our team. As an Internal Quality Assurer you will have a varied and interesting role providing support to veterinary practices, Clinical Coaches and students both in the workplace and in the college setting in our London training practices. The successful applicant will be an MRCVS or RVN who can demonstrate excellent communication skills, self-motivation, be highly organised and exhibit attention to detail. You will be responsible for managing key relationships between the College and employers and other stakeholders, and for carrying out internal quality assurance of Veterinary Nursing Training.

Package includes competitive salary, excellent CPD provision, and entitlement to a laptop and mobile phone.

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 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.