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Veterinary Professionals with BSc/MSc Degree / Remote working (hybrid)

Veterinary Poisons Information Service / ESMS Global Ltd
Working from home with some requirement to travel to London office
Salary dependent on experience
Closing date
15 Mar 2024
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Job Details

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 at your Manager's discretion.

Qualifications Required

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 respond to calls relating to:

Full training will be provided

VPIS and APL enquiries are from veterinary professionals and pet owners relating to poisoned and potentially poisoned animals. 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.

The Package

You will be required to work a minimum of 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

To submit your CV, please click the 'apply now' button.


The Veterinary Poisons Information Service (VPIS) is an internationally renowned poisons information service, advising on the management of poisoned animals. 

The service was officially launched in 1992 and has since assisted with over 300,000 cases.  We provide 24-hour telephone advice for veterinary professionals on the diagnosis and management of poisoned animals.  In addition to operating our telephone advice line we also publish reviews and reports using data collected from poisons enquiries in scientific journals and magazines, perform toxicosurveillance (monitoring trends in poisoning) and teach at various universities and veterinary colleges. 

The VPIS is a division of ESMS Global Ltd , formerly part of Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust based in London. ESMS Global Ltd (formerly known as Guy’s Poisons Unit) was established in 1963. 

Company info
ESMS Global Ltd
Floor 2
United Kingdom

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