Government Veterinary Surgeons Competence Framework

A list of the professional knowledge, experience skills and abilities Government Veterinary Surgeons staff should have in various job roles.



This framework for the Veterinary Profession in government and should be read in parallel with the core Civil Service Competency Framework which also applies to all veterinary staff.

The behaviours, skills and experience detailed in both the core and profession frameworks will have to be demonstrated at the relevant grade to gain entry to a civil service veterinary role. Departments will also specify other skills/experience relevant to the specific role.