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Advertiser: Zest Business Group

Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon
Rate:£45K to £46K Per Year
Description: Zest Scientific is looking to identify an experienced Veterinary Surgeon for a global drug development organisation in Cambridgeshire. The Veterinary Surgeon will provide appropriate veterinary input to all relevant areas of the company’s work and to satisfy the requirements of relevant legislation in this respect. The Veterinary Surgeon will ensure that high standards of animal health and welfare are maintained at all times.

The role:

* To support the Named Veterinary Surgeon(s) in line with the A[SP]A requirements and as indicated in the Guidance Notes to the Act and the Code of Conduct set in the RCVS Guidance to Professional Conduct.
* To develop and maintain knowledge and expertise in laboratory animal science and other relevant specialist disciplines through unsupervised study, the reading of scientific publications and attendance at scientific meetings and courses.
* To attain 35 hours of appropriate CPD annually
* To provide advice to PEL, PPLs, PILs holders and NACWOs within the Company on the implementation of the three Rs.
* To engender a “Culture of Care” within the Company and a professional image within the Department.
* To provide specialist clinical services required.
* To provide advice and practical assistance with regards to monitoring animal health on arrival and thereafter.
* To contribute as appropriate to the Education and Training programme implemented for animal care staff, including the A[SP]A modules, IAT courses, other in-house provision of CPD and training.
* To review and maintain the surgical facilities within the department.
* To fulfill any other duties within my competence and experience, that may be required by the company.
* To comply with the Company’s GLP procedures.
* To comply with named persons and/or PIL requirements under ASPA 1986 (amended 2012)
* To comply with company and health and safety procedures

The person:

* You must be a qualified Veterinary Surgeon
* Sufficient time in general practice to gain competency as veterinary clinician including surgery skills
* Ability to do general surgery e.g. caesarean section and neutering procedures
* Further qualification/specialisation as listed above would be useful
* Experience of carrying out audits or inspections would be advantageous
* AHVLA certification would be useful

Company and culture:

My client is a world renowned drug development organisation who provide expertise across the scientific community. This is a permanent role with excellent salary and benefits.
Skills Required: vet, veterinary surgeon
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Contact: Neil Dewsbury Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 01142380012 Contact Fax:
Reference: 2819 Added: 20-10-2017
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