Veterinary Investigation Officer (VIO) APHA Thirsk

Closing Date

01 Jul 2024

The VIO role involves a wide range of work including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Disease Investigation, Welfare and Diagnostics
  • Surveillance
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Incident and Disease Outbreak Response
  • Learning and Development
  • Safety, Health and Wellbeing
  • Compliance and Enforcement
  • Duty and Out-of-Hours Rotas
  • Quality


Degree in Veterinary Medicine that is recognised in the UK


A Member or Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.


Must have demonstrable skills in written and spoken English to enable effective communication about veterinary topics with customers and colleagues and meet one of the following:
  • have undertaken undergraduate veterinary training in English;
  • having a sufficient command of spoken and written English to effectively perform the role being undertaken by a public sector worker in a customer-facing role
  • have achieved the following scores in the academic international English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent in a single sitting within 24 months at time of application – Overall 7, Speaking 7, Listening 7, Reading 7, Writing 7.