Vacancies

Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Early applications are encouraged for all vacancies.  Langford Vets reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date, should we be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

  • We have exciting nursing opportunities due to expansion of the Clinical teams

    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.

    Our current available nursing posts can be viewed below.

    However, if you are interested in working at Langford Vets and can not see a current vacancy for preferred area of interest, please do contact HR Advisor Tina Pierson -  tina.pierson@bristol.ac.uk,  for an informal chat about what we may be able to offer.

    Full and part-time hours can be accommodated.

  • We are seeking to employ a full time registered Veterinary Nurse to work as part of our Theatre Nursing team.

    This is an exciting opportunity to work in state-of-the-art theatres, working alongside renowned specialists in Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue, Ophthalmology, Anaesthesia, Cardiology 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.   This is the ideal working environment for those wishing to pursue advanced qualifications such as the American VTS in Surgery.

    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.

    Closing date: Friday 26 July 2019.

    For further information and to apply, please contact Tina Pierson, HR Advisor tina.pierson@bristol.ac.uk.

  • We are seeking a clinically experienced RVN to work as part of our Canine Medicine Nursing team. This role is to cover a period of maternity leave and is expected to last until January 2020.

    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.

    Closing date: Friday 26 July 2019

    For further information and to apply, please send your completed application form to Tina Pierson, HR Advisor tina.pierson@bristol.ac.uk.

  • Are you a vet nurse who strives to be outstanding in their field…who would be excited to work exclusively with horses (even if you don’t already?). If so please read on…

    Langford Vets Equine Referral Hospital are looking to add to our brilliant team of equine nurses and we’re hoping that you might be the person we are looking for!

    The person we’re hoping to find:

    Is dedicated - to their job and enjoys working with people as well as animals. Someone who wants to learn about the fantastic equipment and facilities we have here, and who will use it to it's full potential.

    Is excited - to learn, to stay on the cutting edge of veterinary best practice and to be part of a team developing ground-breaking research. As a team we are striving to improve the veterinary treatment of horses worldwide, from research to teaching others, our team’s love of horses drives what we do.

    Is caring - we pride ourselves on delivering the highest standards of care to our patients, we believe the culture of our team should be to care for one another as well. We take care to treat all of the horses we see as individuals and to develop treatment plans that are both effective and sensitive to the wellbeing of each individual.

    Is flexible - in their approach to work and is happy to take on new challenges. Our caseload is varied; with medical, surgical and orthopaedic cases our nurses work across all areas and develop a broad range of experience.

    As part of the University of Bristol we are proud to be leading the way in training the vets and nurses of the future, which also means that the culture of learning never stops. Our nurses work along-side our clinicians in supporting the education of degree level students. This means that if you are new to equine referral nursing there is lots of support on hand to grow your skills and confidence swiftly. Our nurses cover on average 1 in 5 weekend duties, one night per week and Bank Holidays on a rota basis.

    We offer a competitive salary, dependent on experience and 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays. We have a personal CPD allowance so you can choose to attend the CPD that you would like to attend within your personal budget. We have a competitive salary sacrifice pension scheme and we also offer Bupa benefit. We have an onsite cafe and of course the standard tearoom cakes, but more than that we have a team who are driving to be different, to learn, to improve and to be the best they can be.

    Come and join us!

    If you’d like to apply please get your application in quickly, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the deadline, we know that great people are in demand.

    If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Tina Pierson, she’s also on hand to receive your application form. Her email is tp17354@bristol.ac.uk

  • 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 Teaching Fellow in Clinical Pathology, Marta Costa: m.costa@bristol.ac.uk or Chief Executive Officer, Richard Hammond: ceo-lvs@bristol.ac.uk.

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

  • We are looking to expand our Diagnostic Imaging service and are looking for 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. If desired there is the opportunity to be involved in clinical research within the hospital. Current equipment includes

    • 16 slice CT scanner,
    • 1.5T MRI scanner,
    • DR and CR rooms

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

    A competitive package is offered for suitable candidates.

    For more information or an informal discussion please contact Chris Warren-Smith, Head of Imaging (chris.warren-smith@bristol.ac.uk, 0117 92 89420.

    Closing date: Friday 2 August 2019

    Please send completed application forms to Tina Pierson, HR Advisor at tp17354@bristol.ac.uk.

  • We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Pathologist to join our Diagnostic Laboratories Team on a short-term contract from June for 6 – 12 months. The successful applicant will provide an excellent clinical pathology service for both our internal and external clients. This is a friendly, welcoming team with excellent client relations.

    The successful candidate 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. Please see the job description for more details on the role.

    Full and Part-time applications are welcome.

    For informal enquiries please contact Teaching Fellow in Clinical Pathology, Marta Costa: m.costa@bristol.ac.uk or Chief Executive Officer, Richard Hammond: ceo-lvs@bristol.ac.uk.

    To apply please submit your application form to Tina Pierson, HR Advisor: tina.pierson@bristol.ac.uk

  • An exciting job opening has become available at the Equine Hospital at Langford Vets. This position would be ideal for a veterinarian seeking more experience in order to apply for future radiology or sports medicine residency programs. The position would be primarily image acquisition and care of horses presenting for MRI, CT or nuclear scintigraphy. The Imaging Assistant would also help in radiology and ultrasound of horses and may be asked to participate in other areas of the hospital as required. The primary daily responsibility however would be image acquisition in the equine hospital.

     For more information please email: yvonne.elce@bristol.ac.uk

     To apply, please send your completed application form to: sara.colley@bristol.ac.uk

     Closing date for applications; Friday 26th July 2019

     

  • Langford Vets is looking for an Oncology Clinician to join our outstanding team! 

    Your new role: 

    The successful applicant will join our lead Clinical Oncologist and dedicated support staff to provide an excellent Oncology service for patients, and clinical teaching to final year undergraduate students on rotations. This job provides an opportunity to join a growing team at an exciting time. 

    This post is a 0.8 FTE working 4 days per week. 

    What you’ll need to succeed; 

    You must have at least five years' experience working as a veterinary surgeon with a minimum of 3 years working in a specialist/specialist training role and be a member of the RCVS. 

    This role is suitable for a Diplomate of either ECVIM or ACVIM, or an individual working towards this as a Staff Clinician, and we encourage applications from either. 

    What you’ll get in return; 

    The successful candidate will be eligible for a range of additional benefits including time and funding towards CPD or study leave depending on whether you are a Staff Clinician or Diplomate, a generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, employee discounts and inclusion on external discount schemes as an employee of Langford Vets.  You will benefit from the skills and knowledge of the exceptional clinicians around you, the support of our brilliant nurses, and be part of a fantastic hospital team. 

    For informal enquiries please contact Sara Gould, Lead Oncologist – sg16003@bristol.ac.uk   

    To apply, please submit your completed application form to Sara Colley; sara.colley@bristol.ac.uk