ESMS Global Ltd, which includes VPIS services, has an exciting opportunity to join their friendly and experienced team of Information Scientists and veterinary professionals.
We have very few ‘difficult customers’, a friendly and supportive team and you can work from home on a discretionary basis.
Please note that a Life Sciences/Bioveterinary Sciences/Animal Health Sciences/Veterinary Nursing degree is a mandatory requirement for our Clients. Unfortunately, candidates without a degree will not be considered for interview and nor can those with a Foundation degree.
About the Role
Successful applicants will work for the Veterinary Poisons Information Service (VPIS) and Animal PoisonLine (APL), answering calls from veterinary professionals and pet owners with emergency enquiries relating to poisoned and potentially poisoned animals. Currently we respond to over 20,000 calls annually, from veterinary professionals and pet owners. The post-holder will also form part of the team taking a smaller number of administrative, and occasionally emergency, enquiries, relating to clinical trials and medical information. Full training will be provided. This is an excellent role for the post holder looking to expand their knowledge of toxicology, pharmacovigilance and medical research. The role is suited to degree qualified veterinary nurses seeking to move out of general practice and develop new skills and a change in lifestyle.
Basic knowledge of Pharmacology and Toxicology is desirable but not essential, as well as an interest/work experience in the animal care sector.
You will be required to work 4 nights a month (4 days off after nights) and up to two weekends per month.
Package starts at ~£27,400 pre-training, rising to ~£33,000 after 18 months – this includes payments for unsocial hours worked.
- Benefits include nightshift and weekend supplements
- Pension scheme
- Share option scheme
- 37.5 hours per week
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
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