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Permanent vs Locum Vet Roles

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The key to finding your ideal job lies in ascertaining which kind of role would suit you best. In veterinary work, most positions fall into two categories: permanent and locum. Both of which have pros and cons, so before you embark on the job hunt for your next position, take a look at the two… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About the Next BSAVA Conference in Birmingham

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Following feedback from BSAVA members, volunteers, and exhibitors, the next British Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress exhibition will take place in a new four-day format, from the 5th-8th April 2018 at the Birmingham ICC Barclaycard Arena. On the first three days of the conference, delegates will be able to view the latest products and services… Read more »

Roles in Animal Care in Birmingham

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Did you know, even without studying for a degree you can still find animal care jobs. Birmingham, for instance, has a wealth of opportunities to begin a career working with animals. Whether you’re looking for your first job or to move into the industry from a previous career, here are some ideas to inspire your… Read more »

What are the salaries in the Veterinary profession?

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The veterinary industry encompasses an extensive range of roles, each with their own path of progression and salary specification. It’s fair to say that employment in the veterinary sciences is a very rewarding career, both personally and financially, but how much do vets get paid? The average starting salary for a newly qualified veterinary surgeon,… Read more »

Want to know the best University for Vets?

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You’ve decided you want to study veterinary medicine – that’s a big leap. It’s your first step on the path to becoming a Vet. But what’s next? Education is a hugely important part of your chosen career path and you should put careful thought into where you’re going to apply to study. Which are the… Read more »

Interview Questions for a Veterinary Assistant

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Veterinary assistants perform a wide range of tasks in their role within a veterinary practice. This means that anyone recruiting will want to ensure not only that the prospective employee has all the right training, but that they are versatile, quick-thinking and reliable. The following veterinary assistant interview questions offer some guidelines on what you… Read more »

10 signs you need a career in Veterinary

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If you’re thinking about a career change or are starting off on a new path fresh out of university and unsure where to turn, have a glance at these ten signs. If they apply to you, you could be destined for a career in the Veterinary industry! 1. You’ve always had pets. Perhaps you’ve always… Read more »

Could you be a Veterinary Care Assistant?

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Many people who love caring for animals choose to become a Veterinary Care Assistant. You can study for a diploma to various levels, and there is specific qualification if you wish to become a Veterinary Care Assistant. There are some basic skills that all Veterinary Care Assistants need to demonstrate. They work in Animal Hospitals,… Read more »