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The following position is currently available at the RCVS; 

External quality assurer for Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing

We are currently looking for an external quality assurer for our Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing (DipAVN) - a role which involves the maintenance of academic standards and ensures that the assessment of the DipAVN is rigorous, robust and fair.

Applicants need to be a registered veterinary nurse or a UK-practising veterinary surgeon with significant experience in assessment and verification. Applicants should have substantial post-registration experience (at least four years) and should work at a Training Practice, college and/or higher educatrion insitution in a position of responsibility that involves training. They should also hold a minimum Level 6 qualification in a related area.

A full job specification is available to download from the 'Related documents' box.

Candidates must apply by sending a CV and covering letter to Julie Dugmore, Head of Veterinary Nursing, at j.dugmore@rcvs.org.uk by 5pm on Friday, 5 June.

Any applicants who wish to have an informal chat with Julie before applying for the position can call her on 020 7202 0775.


NB jobs within the veterinary and veterinary nursing professions are listed in the veterinary press. Further advice can be obtained from the British Veterinary Association and the British Veterinary Nursing Association.

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