Work for BVA

BVA is run by a small team of around 35 people based at our headquarters in London. We're passionate about supporting our members and making a positive difference to animal health and welfare.

Current vacancies

Policy and Public Affairs Officer

Hybrid (London W1 and home) 

We’re looking for someone to join our Policy and Public Affairs team to develop BVA policy on a range of veterinary issues, through engagement with BVA members, and deliver joined-up campaigns for policy change across the UK.

We’re looking for an individual with excellent policy skills, with experience of undertaking research and analysis. You will work on a number of interesting and complex issues, so you’ll need to be able to digest and condense a range of information and material. You will work closely with BVA volunteers and external stakeholders, so excellent communication skills are essential.

If you’re interested in this exciting opportunity, please see the role profile. The starting salary for this role is £34,785 plus a generous benefits package.

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter, explaining why you are interested, how your skills meet the role profile, and how you would make an impact, and giving an indication of your current salary, by email to Anita Maddox at [email protected]

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9am on Monday 31 January 2022. First interviews will be held on 10/11 February and second interviews on 18 February.

BVA recognises the positive value of diversity, and we welcome applications from all sectors of society. We would particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups within the not-for-profit/membership sector.

BVA operates a hybrid working policy.

No agencies please.

EMS placements

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and staff working from home, we are unable to offer EMS placements at the moment. We are continuously reviewing the situation and will update this page when we are able to start accepting applications.