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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.

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  • We are seeking to employ a full time registered Veterinary Nurse to work as part of our Surgery Ward team, working in both our Surgery and Neurology wards. This is a fixed term, 12 month Maternity leave contract.


    The successful candidate will have the excellent opportunity to work within our surgical wards with all of our surgical teams, including; soft tissue, orthopaedics, ophthalmology and neurology. The surgery ward team help with pre-operative diagnostic tests, preparing patients for surgical procedures, post-operative management to include both medication and physiotherapy, and general nursing care.


    The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high standard of nursing care, a desire to learn and a capability to work under pressure. We are looking for a nurse with at least 1-year experience as a qualified nurse. 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 Out of Hours rota.


    Closing date: 18 January 2021. Zoom interviews will be held 21 January 2021.
    For further information and to apply, please contact hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk

  • Diagnostic Imaging Clinicians

    Langford Vets are looking for two radiologists to join our close-knit team, currently comprising three experienced ECVDI Diplomates, two ECVDI small animal track residents and three radiographers. The small animal hospital at Langford is one of the busiest in the UK, housing the largest team of European, American and RCVS specialists and specialists-in-training in the south west with all major specialties accounted for, as well as serving as the clinical teaching centre for the veterinary and veterinary nursing students of the University of Bristol. Imaging facilities include 1.5T Phillips MRI, 16-slice Siemens CT, two Siemens ultrasound machines, two computed radiography suites and two fluoroscopic units.

    The hospital is located at the rural Langford Campus, which is perched on the edge of the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, but just 30 minutes from the innovative and colourful City of Bristol. It is also within easy travelling distance of the National Parks and beaches of Wales and the South West, and just 5 miles from Bristol International Airport.

    Candidates must hold an ECVDI or ACVR diploma or have completed an ECVDI or ACVR accredited residency. Beyond that the job can be tailored to the individual; full or part time would be considered with flexible working negotiable. There is wide scope to incorporate the interests of the individual, whether that be in clinical research, teaching, involvement in our developing interventional services or anything in between.

    The appointees would be eligible for a range of company benefits, in addition to a generous pension scheme and CPD package. For pre-boarded applicants, full support in exam preparation will be offered; as a centre we have an excellent success rate in preparing our residents for EVCDI board exams.

    Please submit your CV and application to hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk

    Informal enquires should be directed to Alison Major, clinical lead for diagnostic imaging: alison.major@bristol.ac.uk

     

  • Come and join our fun and enthusiastic nursing team in beautiful North Somerset. We are a small nursing team who hold patient care above all else.
    Our culture is to enjoy our work, and we achieve a good work life balance. Benefits include excellent personal development opportunities, beautiful site grounds to enjoy, onsite gym and sports facilities, friendly team and great onsite café.
    We are an RCVS accredited Tier 2 practice, with excellent facilities. We benefit from being situated next to the referral hospital, ensuring excellent access for our clients. First opinion and referral services collaborate as a team for complete patient support, ensuring the highest standard of patient care.
    As a University of Bristol teaching practice all the practice team work to support and develop vet nurse and vet student learning.
    As an employee of Langford Vets, you will receive many benefits including generous pension contribution, staff discount and CPD allowance.
    This post would be most suited to a newly qualified RVN who is keen to improve his/her standard of patient care. The successful candidate will be required to have a passion for patient and client care, a positive work ethic, desire for personal development, and be a team player.


    Closing date for applications is Friday 22 January.


    To apply a completed application form should be sent to Hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk . For any enquiries about the role please contact Diane Leggo, Head VN (d.leggo@bristol.ac.uk).

     

  • Langford Vets are looking for a dermatologist to join our close-knit team, currently comprising two ECVD Diplomates, and an RCVS Certificate holder and Advanced Practitioner in Dermatology. The small animal hospital at Langford is one of the busiest in the UK, housing the largest team of European, American and RCVS specialists and specialists-in-training in the south west with all major specialties accounted for, as well as serving as the clinical teaching centre for the veterinary and veterinary nursing students of the University of Bristol.
    The hospital is located at the rural Langford Campus, which is perched on the edge of the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, but just 30 minutes from the innovative and colourful City of Bristol. It is also within easy travelling distance of the National Parks and beaches of Wales and the South West, and just 5 miles from Bristol International Airport.

    You must hold a veterinary qualification recognised by the RCVS that allows you to practise veterinary medicine within the UK. Candidates must hold an ECVD or ACVD diploma, a Cert AVP (Derm), and/or have completed an ECVD or ACVD accredited residency. Beyond that the job can be tailored to the individual; full or part time would be considered with flexible working negotiable. There is wide scope to incorporate the interests of the individual, whether that be in clinical research, teaching, or anything in between.
    You will participate in the delivery of a high-quality clinical service in veterinary dermatology and will also be expected to deliver clinical teaching and practical instruction for undergraduate veterinary students during their hospital rotations.
    The appointees would be eligible for a range of company benefits, in addition to a generous pension scheme and CPD package.

    Please submit your CV and application to hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk by Friday 22nd January 2021. 

    Informal enquires should be directed to Hilary O’Dair, clinical lead for dermatology: hilary.odair@bristol.ac.uk

  • We are seeking an experienced, professional, dynamic and customer focused person to lead our reception team, providing support to our vets and first-class client care. This full time role will be based in our Stables Equine Practice in Wells.

    The ideal candidate must be flexible with working hours, have an interest in leading and mentoring other team members, while ensuring a strong working ethos of flexibility and professionalism at all times.

    They will have a diligent and hardworking attitude, good organisational and communication skills, be self-motivated with an interest or experience with horses.

    Closing date Tuesday 19 January 2021.

    To apply please complete a completed application form to hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk

  • Langford Vets – Executive Assistant (FT 37.5hrs per week – flexibility to work over five or four days)

    Langford Vets is looking for an Executive Assistant to support our top three senior executives.

    Your new company; 

    Langford Vets is a friendly and caring employer located in the beautiful Somerset countryside, whilst being close to the vibrant city of Bristol.  As a subsidiary company of the University of Bristol, Langford Vets (250 employees) is a commercial veterinary business operating across all animal species and disciplines, while also teaching the future generations of vets and nurses.

    Your new role: 

    Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will provide comprehensive support to three Senior Langford Vets Executives (Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and the Small Animal Hospital Director) and administrative support for the Langford Vets Board meetings. This will require working proactively, dealing with highly confidential and sensitive information and actively prioritising on behalf of the Executives. This role will assist the executives by handling a wide variety of situations and challenges involving all functions of the business.

    What you’ll need to succeed; 

    You must have a minimum of five years’ experience as a successful Executive Assistant. You will be an excellent listener and communicator at all levels and able to assert yourself with confidence as needed. You will be highly organised, able to use your initiative and a proficient user of all Microsoft programs. This is a new role, so this is a great opportunity to ‘make your mark’ in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

    What you’ll get in return; 

    In addition to a competitive base salary, the successful candidate will be eligible for a range of family-friendly benefits including a generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, employee discounts and inclusion on external discount schemes as an employee of Langford Vets. 

    For informal enquiries please contact Heidi Neal-Millar, Head of HR at Heidi.neal-millar@bristol.ac.uk.

    If you are interested in applying for the role, please submit your completed application to HRteam@langfordvets.co.uk.
    The closing date for applications is Monday 1st February 2021.
     

     

  • Equine Vet Required

    Motivated by patient and client needs? Do you value clinical freedom and excellence? Would you prefer to be in a practice where student education is more important than shareholder return? The Stables Equine Practice, based in Wells, remains independent as part of University of Bristol Vet school.

    Predominantly ambulatory, we have up to date equipment for use on the road and in the purpose built clinic. We have a varied client base who value our personal approach.

    This role is full-time and includes 1:5 weekend on call and one evening a week on call.

    If you think The Stables Equine Practice is a place for you to build on the experience you already have, please send a completed application form to HRteam@langfordvets.co.uk.

    Closing date:      5th February 2021

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