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

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:

Night Nurses

The successful applicants will be clinically experienced and able to deliver a high standard of nursing care. You will be pro-active, work well within a team and able to manage your time well.     

The role will include nursing care for our surgical/medical in-patients, assisting with emergency procedures and taking phone calls/assisting the vet with the first opinion OOH emergency service. There will also be further opportunity to progress within the emergency and critical care field.

Previous experience in night nursing is desirable but not essential as full support and training will be provided. The rota will work on a 12 hour shift, 5 nights on/ 5 nights off basis. A 7 on/7 off rota will also be considered.

The closing date for applications is Friday 9 December 2016.

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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. 

The closing date for applications is Friday 9 December 2016.

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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)

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For further information about any of these roles please contact Liz Horne on 0117 928 9562 or email


Anaesthesia Clinician

We have an opportunity for an ECVAA / ACVAA diplomat or board eligible anaesthetist to join our team.

The anaesthesia service works within Langford Vets' Small Animal and Equine referral hospitals to provide safe and effective perioperative patient care in a busy teaching environment replete with challenging cases, tea, cake, and, convivial colleagues. In addition we support the University of Bristol’s flagship Translational Biomedical Research Centre ensuring the perioperative welfare of its subjects - principally pigs - and helping to maintain the scientific quality of the projects in which they are involved.

The department currently comprises of 7 senior anaesthetists, 3 residents and 2 anaesthesia nurses. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to the on call rota and participate in small group and individual under and post-graduate student teaching on clinics.

Informal enquires and applications should be directed to Paul MacFarlane or Delphine Holophern–Doran.

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