Vacancies

Equine First Opinion Clinician

We are seeking to appoint an Equine First Opinion Clinician with enthusiasm and commitment to join our expanding team in the Equine First Opinion Practice. The successful applicant will have the exciting opportunity to work with the existing team to grow the equine practice client base, providing an appropriate first opinion case load for our veterinary students. 

Excellent communication skills are required for all elements of this role, including across both client facing and teaching activities. 

The closing date for applications is Friday 10th February 2017.

For informal enquiries or to apply, please submit your application form to Anna Hammond (Clinical Lead Equine Practice).

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Farm Animal Clinicians

We are looking for two enthusiastic farm animal clinicians to join our expanding practice team. The successful applicants will have experience in farm animal work, and an enthusiasm for teaching veterinary students. You will be working with the team to deliver an excellent clinical service, to build and strengthen client relationships and also to explore new services and opportunities for developing the practice.

The practice works with commercial dairy, beef and sheep clients across North Somerset, as well as small holdings and back yard farm animals, and is responsible for farm animal clinical teaching of final year veterinary students. We benefit from our own on-site diagnostic laboratories and pathology service. There is a competitive remuneration package.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss how you could become part of our team, then please email or phone Sarah Wood at sarah.wood@bristol.ac.uk or 07808 763300.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 5th February 2017.

Applications should be directed to Liz Horne at liz.horne@bristol.ac.uk, along with your CV.

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Diagnostic Imager

Langford Vets, in conjunction with the University of Bristol, are looking for an additional Diagnostic Imager to join our increasingly busy Diagnostic Imaging Department. This role would be primarily clinics based and involve working in our Small Animal Referral Hospital in addition to teaching of undergraduates and post graduates (interns and residents) but there are opportunities for research and teaching.

The successful applicant would join our current team of radiologists with three residents who are supported by a team of radiographers and nurses. The hospital is multidisciplinary with a varied and interesting caseload.

You would be working with our state of the art equipment including:

  • 16 slice Siemens CT scanner
  • 1.5T MRI scanner
  • Siemens S2000 Ultrasound machine
  • DR and CR radiography rooms
  • Access to a 3 Tesla Siemens Prisma MRI scanner

Applicants must be American or European boarded or be board-eligible.
Competitive package offered for suitable candidates.

For informal enquiries or to apply, please submit your application form to Chris Warren-Smith (Clinical Lead in Diagnostic Imaging).

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Hydrotherapist

We are seeking to employ a dynamic, clinically-experienced Hydrotherapist to work within our Rehabilitation and Pain Clinic team, as part of our multidisciplinary, state of the art Small Animal Referral Hospital.

Working alongside our 2 Physiotherapists and our Veterinary European Specialist in Pain Management you will provide hydrotherapy treatments to both patients referred to the service and those coming through from our busy hospital.

You will have CHA or NARCH accreditation and experience in running a hydrotherapy facility with underwater treadmill.

The role involves rehabilitating dogs suffering from various conditions including osteoarthritis, neurological and orthopaedic post- surgical recovery, and some sports dogs.

Our newly refurbished clinic includes hydrophysio underwater treadmill and pool with three well equipped consulting rooms. 

Informal enquires and applications should be directed to Liz Horne at liz.horne@bristol.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Monday 30th January. 

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Equine Clinicians

We are looking for new equine clinicians in a variety of disciplines to join our existing team of Specialists to relaunch the Equine Referral Hospital and develop our clinical services as part of the University of Bristol Vet School. This a great opportunity for those who would like to come and help lead change, as well as those looking to develop their career as part of this exciting venture.

With state of the art facilities and our own on-site diagnostic laboratories, we are also offering a highly competitive remuneration package.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss how you could become part of our expanding team, then please email your CV and cover letter to sara.colley@bristol.ac.uk.

 

Residency (MSc) in Veterinary Science - Aneasthesia and Analgesia, Neurology, Small Animal Medicine (Feline) and Equine Internal Medicine

The University of Bristol have opportunities in the above areas for residencies in veterinary science, to begin in July 2017. Please read the attached document for more information and follow the link to apply using the online application form.

The closing date for applications is the 31st January 2017.

Further details

Internship (PG Dip) in Veterinary Clinical Practice

The University of Bristol Internships available to commence in July 2017, with three pathways available. For further information please read the attached document and follow the link to apply online.

The closing date for applications is the 5th February 2017.

Further details

 

Cardiologists

We are seeking to appoint two Cardiologists (one full time and one part time) with energy and commitment to join our expanding team in the Small Animal Referral Hospital.

The successful applicants will participate in developing and expanding the cardiology service, providing excellent patient care, communicating effectively with other services to ensure continuity of care and delivering exemplary client service. They will be expected to deliver high quality clinical teaching and practical instruction to undergraduate veterinary and veterinary nursing students and to senior and junior clinical training scholars. Close links exist with the University of Bristol School of Clinical Sciences and the Bristol CardioVascular research teams, providing excellent opportunities to participate in collaborative research. In addition the newly built Translational Biomedical  Research Centre (TBRC) allows us to use a 3 Tesla Cardiac MRI and a new state of the catheterisation laboratory for clinical cases.

You must hold a veterinary qualification recognised by the RCVS that allows you to practise veterinary medicine within the UK.  ECVIM and ACVIM Diplomates (or equivalent) as well as board eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

The appointees will be eligible for a range of additional benefits including CPD support and a generous pension scheme. 

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For further information about these roles please contact Liz Horne on 0117 928 9562 or email Liz.horne@bristol.ac.uk
 

Current Nursing Vacancies:

Due to expansion, we are seeking Registered Veterinary Nurses to join our Small Animal Hospital Nursing team. These are exciting opportunities for anyone looking to specialise within the referral environment:
 

Surgery Ward Nurse

We are seeking a full-time RVN to join our Surgery Ward team. The successful applicant will be responsible for the care of our surgical in-patients. This is a great opportunity for lots of hands on nursing and client/patient interaction. There is a strong focus on rehabilitation so this role would also appeal to nurses with an interest in physiotherapy. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and work well under own initiative as well as in a team. A flexible approach is required as the post will include shift work and participation in the weekend rota.

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Anaesthesia Nurses

The successful applicants will be clinically experienced with a specific interest in developing their skillset in the field of Anaesthesia. The role will primarily involve preparation and delivery of anaesthesia under supervision of the Veterinary Surgeon and the post-anaesthesia care of our inpatients. You will also supervise and teach our Veterinary and Veterinary Nursing undergraduates during their clinical rotations.  

Previous experience within a referral setting and advanced anaesthesia knowledge will be beneficial though not essential. The rota will work Monday-Friday with a 1:4 weekend on call. 

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Part-time Medicine Nurse

We are seeking to employ a clinically-experienced, registered Veterinary Nurse to work as part of our Medicine Nursing team.

You will work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you will be encouraged to utilise your skills predominately within the dog medicine department, assisting with procedures including endoscopy and chemotherapy and in-patient care. 

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high standard of nursing care, a desire to learn and a capability to work under pressure. Previous experience in a referral environment is desirable but not essential. You will be involved with teaching and supervision of Veterinary and Veterinary Nursing undergraduates on clinical rotations. Flexibility will be necessary as the post will require participation in the OOH rota.

Hours of work will be based on 18.5 hour week, Monday – Wednesday and 1:6 Sunday weekend shift (12 hour shift).

Application Form Job Description

For further information about any of these roles please contact Liz Horne on 0117 928 9562 or email Liz.horne@bristol.ac.uk

 

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