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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.

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  • 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 have a rare opportunity to join our theatre team as a Deputy Head Nurse. This role will work alongside our Head Theatre Nurse to support, develop and guide the theatre team in caseload management, advanced surgical procedures, training and human resources whilst still getting to work as a nurse within the team.

    This is an opportunity to work in state-of-the-art theatres, working alongside renowned specialists in Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue, Ophthalmology, Anaesthesia, Cardiology and Neurology. With opportunities to scrub into surgical cases, as well as circulate, perform intraoperative imaging and surgical prep of patients. The successful candidate will also support the head nurse with management of the staff and organisation of the surgical list. They would 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.

    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 candidate with at least 2-years’ experience as a qualified nurse and a thorough knowledge of theatre practice. Previous experience in a referral environment and management is desirable but not essential.    

    We offer a competitive salary, 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.

    Closing date: Friday 20 December 2019

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

  • 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. We are looking for a nurse with at least 1-years 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 OOH rota.

    Closing date: Friday 20 December 2019, with a view to interview the week commencing 6 January 2020.

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

  • Our Anaesthesia team are looking to recruit a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our expanding anaesthesia team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, driven nurse with a strong interest in anaesthesia. Previous experience in a referral environment is desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will be involved with teaching and supervision of Veterinary and Veterinary Nursing undergraduates on clinical rotations.

    The successful candidate will work alongside senior clinicians, residents and anaesthesia nurses within a busy multidisciplinary hospital.

    The role is full time (40hours per week) with a requirement to take part in the OOH’s rota.

    We offer a competitive salary, 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.

    Closing date: Friday 20 December 2019

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

  • We are seeking to employ a full time registered Veterinary Nurse to work as part of our Surgical team. This role involves rotating between our surgery ward and theatre teams, developing surgical knowledge and skills.

    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 plenty of opportunities to assist the Surgeons as a scrub nurse in a number of complex surgical procedures, circulate within theatres, help prepare patients for theatre and then assist in the immediate post-operative management of cases.

    Alongside this the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within our surgical wards with all of our surgical teams, to include; 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 medication, 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-years 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 OOH rota.

    Closing date: Friday 20 December 2019, with a view to interview the week commencing 6 January 2020.

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

  • We are seeking to employ a full time registered Veterinary Nurse to work as part of our Surgery ward team, working in our surgery and neurology ward. This role is to cover a period of maternity leave and is expected to last until September 2020.

    The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within our surgical wards with all of our surgical teams, to include; 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 medication, 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 OOH rota.

    Closing date: Monday 6 January 2020.

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

  • Langford Vets equine hospital has an exciting opportunity for an experienced equine surgeon to join our wonderful team. The equine hospital of Langford Vets Hospital is located just south of Bristol in the beautiful southwest of England.

    We are looking for an equine surgeon with ACVS or ECVS credentials to join a dynamic team of individuals in the equine hospital. The applicant would ideally have several years’ experience with leadership potential.

    The facilities and equipment are excellent and will allow the individual to contribute to the success of this unique enterprise. Langford Vets is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Bristol and equine surgeons enjoy the benefits of working in a hospital setting with a focus on service while helping to teach the next generation of veterinarians.

    A generous holiday and benefit package is included.

    For more information please email Richard Hammond at ceo-lvs@bristol.co.uk or Yvonne Elce at Yvonne.elce@bristol.ac.uk.

    Please send your completed application forms to Tina Pierson, HR Advisor, tina.pierson@bristol.ac.uk

  • If you are looking for an opportunity as a Staff Clinician in Small Animal Medicine and have the enthusiasm and commitment we are looking for, this could be the next role for you! You must hold a veterinary qualification recognised by the RCVS that allows you to practise veterinary medicine within the UK. ECVIM or ACVIM Diplomates as well as candidates studying towards an ECVIM or ACVIM diploma are encouraged to apply.

    You will participate in the delivery of a high-quality clinical service in small animal internal medicine with 8 specialists and 6 senior clinical training scholars on an ECVIM approved residency programme. You will also be expected to deliver high quality clinical teaching and practical instruction of undergraduate veterinary and veterinary nursing students and to senior and junior clinical training scholars.

    As part of the University of Bristol teaching and learning is part of the fabric of our company, being keen to learn and happy to share your knowledge with others is an essential part of life here and we believe it helps us all to keep learning and pushing ourselves to grow. As part of a multi-disciplinary referral hospital there is daily contact with a huge array of diplomates across all areas, we also benefit from a close relationship with our specialist imagers, soft tissue surgeons and critical care team who help us to excel in what we do by providing the support to complement our skills.

    We have an on-site gym, café, pension scheme and Bupa care package that you would expect but more than that we offer a working environment that is busy and exciting while allowing time for a life beyond work.

    This is a full-time position for a fixed term of 12 months. Salary is competitive and the appointee will be eligible for a range of additional benefits including a generous company pension scheme, 8 weeks study leave ahead of examinations, a study allowance, employee discount scheme and 5 weeks holiday in addition to Bank Holidays.

    Closing date: Tuesday 24 December 2019

    To apply for this post please complete an application form and send to: Vicki Black vicki.black@bristol.ac.uk

  • A rare opportunity has become available at the Equine Hospital at Langford Vets. This position would be ideal for a new or recently graduated 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. This is a full time position for a period of 12 months.

    The 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.

    Closing date: Friday 31 January 2020.

    For more information please email Yvonne Elce, Lead Clinician in Equine: Yvonne.elce@bristol.ac.uk or Lucy Meehan, Clinician in Equine Lameness, lucy.meehan@bristol.ac.uk.

    Please send your completed application form to Tina Pierson, tina.pierson@bristol.ac.uk including a cover letter, CV and three references.

  • We’re looking for our next oncology senior…could it be you?

    Our oncology team is growing and we’re looking for an MRCVS who is an oncology or medicine diplomate, or perhaps just an exam away.

    We have a brilliant team of committed and talented people, this flexible post offers great work life balance with no out of hours expectation (though if you’d like to join the wider medicine team out of hours then we’d love to help you with that too). We are looking for an experienced clinician, but we are also able to support a developing interest in this area of small animal medicine.

    We are part of the University of Bristol so teaching and learning is part of the fabric of our company, being keen to learn and happy to share your knowledge with others is an essential part of life here and we believe it helps us all to keep learning and pushing ourselves to grow. As part of a multi-disciplinary referral hospital there is daily contact with a huge array of diplomates across all areas, we also benefit from a close relationship with our specialist imagers, soft tissue surgeons and critical care team who help us to excel in what we do by providing the support to compliment our skills.

    Working at Langford Vets means that you are in a beautiful campus in rural Somerset, but within easy access of the bright lights of Bristol making a country or city lifestyle entirely possible. We have an on-site gym, café, pension scheme and Bupa care package that you would expect but more than that we offer a working environment that is busy and exciting while allowing time for a life beyond work.

    We are a positive team who are passionate about our patients and positive about people power, if you think you’d fit the bill please contact Sara Gould at sg16003@bristol.ac.uk for an informal enquiry and the opportunity to come and meet us.

    If you can’t wait to apply please don’t hesitate to fill in our application form and send to Tina Pierson, HR Advisor tina.pierson@bristol.ac.uk.

  • We are seeking an experienced, professional and dynamic customer care focused person to join our reception team in our Small Animal Referral Hospital and Equine Referral Hospital. This is a part time role working 20 hours per week over 5 days with the ability to work flexible hours and working weekends on a rota basis will be required. 

    The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a busy environment, answering the telephone and taking appointments as well as meeting and greeting clients and administration duties. They will also have a diligent and hard-working attitude, good organisational and communication skills, be able to work well within a team, be self motivated while motivating others.

    Experience of having worked in a veterinary environment would be an asset but not essential

    We offer a competitive salary, 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.

    Closing date: Friday 3 January 2020.

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

  • We have an exciting opportunity to work as part of our Theatre team as a theatre assistant. This role is to cover a period of maternity leave and is expected to last until July 2020.

    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 successful candidate will work in several different roles within the theatre team, sterilising surgical instrumentation, infection control within the theatres, assisting with surgical preparation on cases and circulating with surgical cases. The will have a responsibility to maintain a high standard of hygiene within the surgical areas and ensure that stock control is maintained.

    The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high standard of care, a desire to learn and a capability to work under pressure. Previous experience in a referral environment is desirable but not essential. Flexibility will be necessary as the post will require participation in the OOH rota.

    Closing date: Monday 6 January 2020

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

  • We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Pathologist to join our Diagnostic Laboratories Team on a short-term contract for 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 Clinical Pathologist and Lecturer, 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

  • We are looking for a Diagnostic Imager to join our outstanding team! 

    Your new role: 

    The successful applicant will join our current team of four boarded Diagnostic Imagers, three residents and our team of radiographers and nurses. The hospital is multidisciplinary with a varied and interesting caseload and the role includes opportunities for pursuing research and teaching of both our undergraduate and postgraduate (interns and residents) students.

    What you’ll need to succeed; 

    You must have at least five years' experience working as a veterinary surgeon and be a member of the RCVS. You will be American or European boarded or be board eligible.

    What you’ll get in return; 

    The successful candidate will be eligible for a range of additional benefits including time and funding towards CPD, 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. 

     You will also be working with our state-of-the-art equipment including;

    •  16 slice Siemens CT scanner
    • 1.5T MRI scanner – Philips Ingenia CX
    • Siemens S2000 and S3000 Ultrasound machines
    • DR and CR radiography rooms
    • Access to a 3 Tesla Siemens Prisma MRI scanner

     

    For informal enquiries please contact Chris Warren-Smith; chris.warren-smith@bristol.ac.uk    

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

  • Langford Vets are currently looking for a Theatre Assistant to work as part of our Theatre team.

    This is an opportunity to work in state-of-the-art theatres, working alongside renowned specialists in Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue, Ophthalmology, Anaesthesia, Cardiology and Neurology.   The successful candidate will work in several different roles within the theatre team, sterilising surgical instrumentation, infection control within the theatres, assisting with surgical preparation on cases and circulating with surgical cases. They will have a responsibility to maintain a high standard of hygiene within the surgical areas and ensure that stock control is maintained.

    The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high standard of care, a desire to learn and a capability to work under pressure. Previous experience in a referral environment is desirable but not essential.     Flexibility will be necessary as the post will require participation in the OOH rota.

    We offer a competitive salary, 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.

    Closing date: Friday 10 January 2020 with interviews to be held the following week.

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