Vacancies

Clinical Operations Manager (4-year Fixed Term Contract)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Operations Manager to join the team in this new role. 

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive (CEO) of Langford Veterinary Services (LVS), the Clinical Operations Manager will provide day-to-day operational management of LVS in order to effectively support all core functions of the enterprise across the divisions. 

Working with the Financial Controller of LVS, the role holder will be the point of contact for the divisional managers and direct reports of the CEO (clinical and administrative), providing guidance and operational direction as necessary. Line management of those reports and strategic oversight of the business remains with the CEO.

The Clinical Operations Manager is expected to work independently and has the responsibility and authority to make operational decisions as well as acting as lead on major operational projects. The post is full time and for a fixed term of four (4) years.

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

For informal enquiries or to apply, please submit your application form to Richard Hammond (Chief Executive).  
 

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Business Development Manager (Part-Time)

We are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to join our busy team.
 
You will work as part of a job share to proactively manage and grow our customer base across all divisions.  This will involve working alongside the Marketing Manager and divisional managers to develop and implement our marketing strategy. The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in building strong client relationships and will have the ability to analyse business performance to support decision making.  You will be a confident decision maker with an interest in the veterinary profession.  A level of flexibility is required as there will be a need to work evenings and weekends on occasions.
 
You will work three days per week and will be eligible for a generous pension scheme and CPD support.
 
For informal enquiries or to apply, please submit your application form to Richard Hammond (Chief Executive). 

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Diagnostic Laboratories Reception Team Leader

We are seeking a team leader for the reception and administration area of the diagnostic laboratories. The role will also oversee the administration of the Post-Mortem service for Langford Veterinary Services and The University of Bristol.

We are looking for a flexible, highly organised individual with staff supervisory experience and excellent written and communication skills. The successful candidate will ensure the smooth running of the team and to provide an efficient and effective service to referring vets, breeders, other customers and all internal staff.

For further information or to apply, please contact Alf Jarecki (Laboratory Manager).

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 31st May 2016.
 

Diagnostic Laboratories Office Receptionist/Administrator (Maternity Cover, 12-month Fixed Term Contract)

We are looking for a flexible, organised individual with excellent written and communication skills to fulfil the requirements of this full time post.

The role will be to provide support for our Diagnostic Laboratories and internationally recognised Molecular Diagnostic Unit (MDU).

For further information or to apply, please contact Alf Jarecki (Laboratory Manager).

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 31st May 2016.
 

Cardiologist (two vacancies)

We have an exciting opportunity for two Cardiologists with energy and commitment to join our expanding team in the Small Animal Referral Hospital. 

The successful applicants will participate in the delivery of developing and expanding the cardiology service, providing excellent care for patients and communicating effectively with other services to ensure continuity of care and excellent customer 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. There are close links with the human medicine side of the University of Bristol and the Bristol CardioVacular research teams with opportunities to be part of ongoing collaborative projects. 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 cath lab also for clinical research 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.

These are full time positions. The appointees will be eligible for a range of additional benefits including CPD support and a generous pension scheme.  

For informal enquiries or to apply, please submit your application form to Richard Hammond (Chief Executive).  

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Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgeon 

We have an exciting opportunity for a small animal orthopaedic surgeon with energy and commitment to join our expanding surgery team in the Small Animal Referral Hospital.

You will participate in the delivery of a high quality clinical service in veterinary orthopaedic surgery with three other specialists and four senior clinical training scholars. You 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.

You must hold a veterinary qualification recognised by the RCVS that allows you to practise veterinary medicine within the UK. ECVS, ACVS and RCVS Diplomates as well as candidates studying towards an ECVS or ACVS diploma are encouraged to apply.

This is a full time position. Salary, clinical teaching and research aspects of the role are all negotiable. The appointee will be eligible for a range of additional benefits including a generous pension scheme.  

For informal enquiries or to apply, please submit your application form to Richard Hammond (Chief Executive) or Kevin Parsons (Small Animal Hospital Staff Surgeon).        

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Part-Time Diagnostic Imager (12-month Fixed Term Contract)

Langford Veterinary Services, in conjunction with the University of Bristol, are looking for a part-time Diagnostic Imager to join our increasingly busy Diagnostic Imaging Department.

This role would be primarily clinics based and involve working in our small animal hospital in addition to teaching of undergraduates and post graduates (interns and residents).

The successful applicant would join our current team of three radiologists with three residents 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

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 Richard Hammond (Chief Executive) or Chris Warren-Smith (Clinical Lead in Diagnostic Imaging).

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theatre nurse

Theatre Nurse

We are seeking a clinically experienced, registered Veterinary Nurse to work as part of our Theatre Nursing team in our Small Animal Referral Hospital.  

You will work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you will be encouraged to utilise your skills predominately within the theatres and anaesthesia department. This is an exciting opportunity to work in brand new, state of the art theatres, working alongside renowned specialists in orthopaedics, soft tissue and neurology. The theatre nursing team are actively encouraged to utilise their skills with plentiful opportunity to assist the surgeons as a scrub nurse for a number of complex surgical procedures, including joint replacements and interventional radiography.

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.

For further information or to apply, please contact Rebecca Jones (Nursing Manager).

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theatre nurse

Theatre Assistant (two vacancies)

We are seeking two Theatre Assistants to join the theatre team in our Small Animal Referral Hospital.

These roles will be responsible for assisting our nursing team with the efficient running of the Theatre Department. This will include the preparation of patients for surgery, setting up, cleaning and stocking of theatres, processing of surgical instruments and kits and assisting with the care of post-operative patient.

This is an exciting role for those wishing to work within a veterinary environment. No formal qualifications are required as full training will be given. However, you should be prepared to work hard with a desire to learn and be committed to achieving high standards of care. You should also be able to work effectively individually as well as part of the team.  

For further information or to apply, please contact Rebecca Jones (Nursing Manager).

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 31st May 2016.

Please note: Due to the large volume of applications received for this post, we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.
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