Vacancies

Nurse Vacancies

Due to expansion of our clinical services, including brand new ward facilities, we are seeking RVNs to join our Referral Nursing team. Full and part-time roles are available.

You can also view our current nursing vacancies within our small animal practice and equine centre using the link below.

If you are passionate about delivering outstanding clinical care and working in an environment that allows you to achieve excellence in your chosen field, we would love to hear from you.

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Residency Vacancies

The University of Bristol Vet School currently has the following Residency positions available:

 

Resident in Anaestheisa and Analgesia

Informal enquiries to Dr Gwen Covey-Crump: gwen.covey-crump@bristol.ac.uk.

Closing Date: 19th November 2017      

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Resident in Veterinary Cardiology

Informal enquiries to Melanie Hezzell: mh16511@bristol.ac.uk.

Closing Date: 19th November 2017

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Resident in Equine Sports Medicine

Informal enquiries to Kate Allen: kate.allen@bristol.ac.uk.

Closing Date: 19th November 2017

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Resident in Equine Surgery

Informal enquiries to Yvonne Elce: Yvonne.elce@bristol.ac.uk.

Closing Date: 19th November 2017      

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Resident in Small Animal Surgery

Informal enquiries to Dr Lee Meakin: Lee.Meakin@bristol.ac.uk.

Closing Date: 19th November 2017      

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Resident in Neurology

Informal enquiries to Tom Harcourt-Brown (tom.harcourt-brown@bristol.ac.uk) or Francois Liebel (francois.liebel@bristol.ac.uk)

Closing Date: 19th November 2017      

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Receptionist

Langford Vets are seeking a dynamic, customer focused, full time Receptionist to join our Small Animal Hospital and Equine Centre reception teams.

The successful applicant will work within the Small Animal Referral Hospital and Equine Centre reception teams, supporting clients and their pets during their visits. Responsibilities will include meeting and greeting clients, taking appointment bookings, filing, scanning, and other administrative duties as necessary.

The ability to work flexible hours and cover weekends on a rota basis will be required. The ideal candidate will be able to work well within a team, be self motivated and be very customer focused. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service and working in an environment that allows you to achieve excellence, we would love to receive your application.

Closing date: 20th October 2017

For further information please contact Liz Horne on 0117 928 9620 or email liz.horne@bristol.ac.uk

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Equine Nurse

Are you a registered VN with equine experience? We are looking for an enthusiastic, qualified nurse to join the Equine department. EVN status would be a distinct advantage, however an RVN with equine experience could also fit the bill. You will need the self-motivation and maturity to work independently, as well as enjoying the buzz of being part of our dynamic team.

The successful candidate will be required to work in all areas of our state of the art equine hospital. Duties involve setting up and assisting with surgical procedures, nursing care of patients, assisting clinicians with procedures, imaging, medication preparation and administration (under veterinary supervision) and every other possible scenario that comes through the hospital doors.

The highest standards of patient care are expected at all times, for both our in-patients and day cases, this will include supervising the undergraduate students in all aspects of surgical and medical care, so an interest in teaching would also be desirable.

You will be working within a large team of clinicians, nurses, technicians, yard assistants, interns, residents and students, so the ability to adapt and work with a variety of people is important.

You will work a 37.5-hour week, Monday to Friday, plus on call one night of the week and one weekend in four. We will offer you a competitive salary, five weeks' annual holiday per year, in addition to 8 Bank Holidays, a company pension scheme after a qualifying period and an incredible opportunity to build on your expertise within our state of the art equine facilities. CPD is encouraged and you will have an annual allowance.

For further information, please email Head Equine Nurse, Joy Webber (joy.webber@bristol.ac.uk).  Informal enquiries are welcome.

For the full job description or to apply, please click on the link below, then email your completed application form to Lucie Pike (lucie.pike@bristol.ac.uk).

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Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgeon

In conjunction with the University of Bristol Vet School, we have an exciting opportunity for a small animal orthopaedic surgeon with energy and commitment to join our expanding surgery team. You will participate in the delivery of a high quality clinical service in veterinary orthopaedic surgery with three other specialists, four senior clinical training scholars and an orthopaedic assistant. You will be involved in the delivery of clinical teaching and practical instruction to undergraduate veterinary students and to interns and residents.
 
Applicants must hold a veterinary qualification recognised by the RCVS that allows you to practise veterinary medicine within the UK, and be American or European boarded or have completed a surgical residency training programme. 
 
This is a full-time position although part time will be considered.

For informal enquiries please contact Kevin Parsons at kevin.parsons@bris.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 12th October.

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Small Animal Surgery Staff Clinician

In conjunction with the University of Bristol Vet School, we have an exciting opportunity for a small animal surgeon with energy and commitment to join our expanding surgery team. You will participate in the delivery of a high quality clinical service in veterinary orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery with six other European specialists, four senior clinical training scholars and rotating interns. You will be expected to deliver high quality clinical teaching and practical instruction to undergraduate veterinary students and to interns and residents.
 
You must hold a veterinary qualification recognised by the RCVS that allows you to practise veterinary medicine within the UK. The position should be particularly attractive to applicants that have completed surgical residency training who are preparing for the diploma examinations. A reasonable period of study leave will be given to Board eligible candidates. 
 
This is a full time position.
 

For informal enquiries please contact Kevin Parsons at kevin.parsons@bris.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 12th October.

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Resident in Diagnostic Imaging – Small Animal Track

Four months employment followed by a 4-year Residency

This is a Residency position in a training programme approved by the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and lasting 4 years, subject to satisfactory annual review of progress. It will incorporate a fixed term (4 year) scholarship working towards a taught Masters in Veterinary Science, with surrounding periods of employment. You will be part of the radiology team providing support to the other specialties within the small animal and equine hospitals and will receive training in all aspects of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. You will be expected to study for the ECVDI diploma in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. Residents will be involved in clinical work and clinical research and will be expected to submit for publication manuscripts based on their research work during the programme. The MSc in Veterinary Science will develop your clinical research skills and enhance universally important skills such as scientific writing, critical reading and statistical analysis of data.

The Resident will be expected to undertake informal group teaching of undergraduate students undertaking rotations and a small amount of formal teaching. The position carries responsibilities for out of hours duties on a 1:4 basis.

You must be a member (or eligible to become a member) of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, with at least 2 years’ experience in practice or 1 year in a recognised internship. You must satisfy the English Language requirements for the Masters in Veterinary Science programme.

For informal enquiries please contact Chris Warren-Smith, Lead Clinician in Diagnostic Imaging at: chris.warren-smith@bristol.ac.uk.

 

Please submit your application to Emma North (emma.north@bristol.ac.uk).The closing date for applications is Monday 30th October. Interviews will take place the week of 20th November.

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Molecular Geneticist

Langford Vets is seeking to appoint a full-time molecular geneticist to support and expand the Molecular Diagnostic Unit (MDU), which is part of the Diagnostic Laboratories. The MDU uses state-of-the-art quantitative (q)PCR and pyrosequencing assays to diagnose infectious and genetic diseases in cats and dogs for vets, owners and cat breeders. It also runs a service for abattoirs and meat processors to detect and quantify bacteria causing spoilage of red meat. The MDU employs 5 molecular technicians and a part-time senior research associate, runs in excess of 26,000 molecular tests per year and has had significant investment in equipment over recent years.

This is a senior role in the Diagnostic Laboratories and the role holder will be expected to provide leadership to the MDU, especially in the area of cat genetics, undertake and oversee R&D of new molecular assays and collaborate on research projects and publications within the University of Bristol, nationally and internationally.

For informal enquiries, or to apply, please submit your application form to Liz Horne (liz.horne@bristol.ac.uk).

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Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgeon

In conjunction with the University of Bristol, we are looking for a Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgeon to join our busy team.  This role would be based in the clinics working in our Small Animal Referral Hospital with some additional responsibility for teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students (interns and residents). A contribution to the out-of-hours rota in a supervisory capacity would be expected.   

The successful applicant would join our existing team of six ECVS diplomats and work within a larger multidisciplinary team with a varied and interesting caseload. They will continue to develop and expand the soft tissue surgery service, ensuring integration and concordance within the surgery and other services.

Applicants must be American or European boarded or have completed surgery residency training. Competitive package offered for suitable candidates.

For informal enquiries please contact Mickey Tivers, Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery at: mickey.tivers@bristol.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 20th October.

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Veterinary Dermatologist

We have an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Dermatologist to join the team of specialists in our Small Animal Referral Hospital. This will be largely a clinical position running a busy outpatient facility, including mainly dogs and cats; however other species may be presented.

There will be a focus on teaching veterinary undergraduates on clinical rotations and training will be available to support this. Other duties will include: maintaining and growing the referral caseload, dealing with internal case referrals, interacting and teaching veterinary students and active involvement in the residency programme including involvement in clinical research projects.

Please see the job description below for further information and essential criteria. Full and part time applications will be considered. The successful candidate 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 Sara Colley, HR Manager: sara.colley@bristol.ac.uk.

Job Description

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Clinical Pathologist

We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Pathologist to join our Diagnostic Laboratories Team.

The successful applicant will provide an excellent clinical pathology service for internal and external clients, working with the laboratories team to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Diagnostic Laboratories.

You must have at least three years' experience working as a veterinary surgeon in Clinical Pathology and be a member of the RCVS.  Preference will be given to a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology (Clinical Pathology) or a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (Veterinary Clinical Pathology). You may be considered if you have significant experience and are eligible for one or more of these postgraduate qualifications.

Full and Part-time applications are welcome. The appointee will be eligible for a range of additional benefits including CPD support and a generous pension scheme.

For informal enquiries please contact Diagnostic Laboratories Clinical Lead, Kathleen Tennant: Kathleen.Tennant@bristol.ac.uk

To apply please submit your application form to Sara Colley, HR Manager: sara.colley@bristol.ac.uk

Job Description

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Radiographer

We are looking to expand our Diagnostic Imaging Service and seeking a radiographer to join our team. 

The service currently consists of two radiographers and a veterinary nurse and you would be working in our multi-disciplinary small animal hospital supporting our internal services and outpatient services. In addition there is the opportunity to be involved in both clinical research within the hospital and in the Translation Biomedical research centre (TBRC). Current equipment includes:

  • 16 slice CT scanner,
  • 1.5T MRI scanner,
  • 3T MRI scanner (TBRC)
  • DR and CR rooms

You must hold either a BSc diagnostic radiography or DCR qualification or equivalent. Previous cross sectional experience is essential but full training will be given on animal acquisition, meaning previous animal experience is not required. You should be able to work independently as well as within a team, and enthusiasm and a sense of humour are mandatory.

For informal enquiries or to apply, please submit your application form to Chris Warren-Smith at chris.warren-smith@bristol.ac.uk

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Equine Surgeons

We are looking for diploma-holding equine surgeons 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 commercially-minded, clinic-focused clinicians who are keen to use or develop their business skills to help us build the Hospital caseload.

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.

 

 

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