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Veterinary Nursing Practice Placement Officers – Based at Preston

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About the role

We are looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse or Veterinary Surgeon with good listening skills, excellent time management skills and a passion for veterinary nurse training to join our Veterinary Nursing team; do you have what it takes?

Can you help support the next generation of Veterinary Nurses to achieve excellence in their practice placements?

As a Veterinary Practice Placement Officer, you will work closely with the Higher Education Veterinary Nursing Placement Co-ordinator and Course Tutors to support the progression of our FdSc VN students towards their graduation as a qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse at the end of their studies. You will be involved in securing new practices for placement provision, supporting our practices and their Clinical Supervisors, as we all work together to ensure the success of our students, with your focus being the students’ practical skills development and quality assurance of their Nursing Progress Logs (NPLs).

Training will be provided to achieve an Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) and Health and Safety and wellbeing (Haswel) qualification as required.

Location of role

This role will be based at our Preston campus, however you will be required to travel to a range of practices all over the UK to support your allocated students.

Why join us?

At Myerscough College and University Centre we have a nationally and internationally recognised Further Education, Higher Education, Adult Education and Apprenticeship provision. The Further Education provision is well established, the Higher Education provision has a well-recognised partnership with UCLan and the apprenticeship provision is operational nationally. We offer a rewarding and enjoyable working environment, where colleagues are inspired to make a positive difference to the educational experience and employability of our students. We are one of the top five largest land-based and sports colleges in the UK.

Visit our website https://bit.ly/CareersAtMyerscough for the full list of excellent benefits our college offers.

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks.

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBT+ applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the People team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

Full-time and part-time roles are available
Veterinary Nursing
Myerscough College (Preston)
£23,318 - £31,536 per annum, pro rata relating to qualifications and experience. Applicants with an Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) qualification commences at £24,467, pro rata.
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Closing Date
Wednesday 16 August 2023
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