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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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  • The Canine Medicine department are looking to employ a Registered Veterinary Nurse. This is a fixed term, full time contract.

    The successful candidate will work alongside a friendly team of nurses and animal care assistants who are passionate in providing gold standard care. Our caseload involves nursing patients from a selection of the hospital departments including chronic medicine, acute medicine, oncology and cardiology.

    As a medicine department we carry out a variety of investigations which includes endoscopy. We have up to date scopes and imaging facilities which the candidate will receive full training on to allow support of the clinicians with their workups.

    We are a busy service so the ideal candidate will work well under pressure and be happy to work independently when required.

    We are looking for a nurse with at least one year’s experience working as qualified.

    You will be involved with teaching and supervision of Veterinary and Veterinary Nursing undergraduates on clinical rotations, so a certain level of confidence is required to be able to instruct and support them as necessary.

    Participation on a weekend rota is necessary.     

    We offer a generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, CPD, employee discounts of up to 50%, free onsite parking, free eye test voucher, annual flu vaccinations.

    Closing date for this role is: Friday 21st January 2022

  • Due to the growth of our small animal practice, we are looking for a fun and enthusiastic RVN to join our fantastic nursing team in beautiful North Somerset.

    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.

    We offer a generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, CPD, employee discounts of up to 50%, free onsite parking, free eye test voucher, and annual flu vaccinations.

    Closing date for applications is: Friday 28 January 2022.

    Please submit your application form to hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk.

  • We are looking for a dynamic, motivating and proactive veterinary nurse to lead our ICU team.

    The successful candidate in this role will work alongside our Nursing manager, Assistant Nursing Manager, head nurse team, and clinician leads to support, develop and guide the ICU team in caseload management, advanced nursing care, training and HR whilst still getting to work as a clinical nurse within the team.

    The successful candidate will work in our state-of-the-art ICU, working alongside renowned specialist clinicians, and a brilliant ICU nursing and animal care assistant team. Our hospital is a multidisciplinary 24-hour hospital, with a dedicated night nursing and animal care assistant team.

    The successful candidate will also manage the staff, carrying out regular reviews, performance management, rotas, and supporting progression of the team. The successful candidate will also work closely with our nursing manager, clinical lead and ECC lead clinician, continuing to develop and progress the ICU department and team.

    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 nurse with at least 1-year experience as a qualified nurse and some management experience. Previous experience in a referral environment is desirable but not essential.  

    We offer a generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, CPD, employee discounts of up to 50%, free onsite parking, free eye test voucher, annual flu vaccinations, and inclusion on external discount schemes as an employee of Langford Vets.

    Closing date for applications is: Friday 4 February 2022.

    Please submit your application form to hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk.

  • Customers feedback that they knew their animal got the best care & attention- fancy joining the team?

    We are seeking to employ a part time RVN to work as part of our Surgery ward team, working in our surgery and neurology ward. This is a fixed term, 4-month Maternity leave contract for 20 hours per week.

    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.

    We offer a generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, CPD, employee discounts of up to 50%, free onsite parking, free eye test voucher, annual flu vaccinations, and inclusion on external discount schemes as an employee of Langford Vets.

    Closing date for applications is: Friday 4 February 2022

    Please submit your application form to hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk.

  • We are seeking to employ two 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 candidates 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.

    We offer a generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, CPD, employee discounts of up to 50%, free onsite parking, free eye test voucher, annual flu vaccinations.

    Closing date for applications is: Friday 28th January 2022.

    Please submit your application form to hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk.

  • We are seeking a full-time AND a part time Night Nurse to join our team.   

    The roles involve working alongside a dedicated team of nurses, ACA’s and veterinary surgeons, to provide nursing care to our patients in our ICU, Surgery/Neurology and Canine/ Feline Medicine Wards.

    As this is an Out Of Hours role, the ideal candidate must be able to work well under their own initiative as well as in a team.  Excellent time keeping skills and the ability to work well under pressure are also a must as the caseload is extremely variable.  No two nights are the same! For the right candidate, this is an exciting opportunity to fully utilise and develop your nursing skills and gain extensive knowledge of specialist nursing in-patient care. 

    The rota comprises of 12 hour shifts on a 7 on/ 7off rolling week, including weekends and bank holidays.

    For the part time role the hours will be 27.5hr/wk, with a flexible approach to how this will work on the rota.

    We offer a generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, CPD, employee discounts of up to 50%, free onsite parking, free eye test voucher,  and annual flu vaccinations.

    To apply please send your completed application form to hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk

    Closing date: Friday 21st January 2022

     

  • Langford Vets are looking for a dermatologist to join our close-knit team, with an intention of building towards a 2-3 diploma holding clinicians with support from service specific nurses.

    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.

    Candidates must have completed an ECVD or ACVD accredited residency in addition to a veterinary qualification recognised by the RCVS that allows you to practice veterinary medicine within the UK.   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 

    Informal enquires should be directed to Vicki Black, Clinical Area Lead: vicki.black@bristol.ac.uk

  • Langford Vets are looking for an additional radiologist to join our close-knit team, currently comprising three experienced ECVDI Diplomates, one board eligible radiologist, three 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; 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 any combination of these.

    The appointee 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 ECVDI 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

     

     

  • Langford Vets, University of Bristol is seeking to recruit a senior clinical anaesthetist to primarily work within the University’s state of the art Small Animal Hospital.

    We are the largest referral centre in the south-west of England and consequently have a busy and varied caseload of around 3,500 small animal anaesthetics a year. The clinical team is friendly, mutually supportive, and recognises the contributions of each discipline to the overall success of patient care.  Along with clinical anaesthesia we provide an acute and chronic pain service and support the intensive care unit in the management cases which require invasive or non-invasive ventilation. The hospital is equipped to a very high standard, and we have dedicated anaesthesia ultrasound and endoscopy units.

    Along with the small animal hospital we support the farm animal practice when cases require general anaesthesia, and provide the anaesthesia service to the university’s Translational Bio-Research Centre, primarily with large animal (pig and sheep) experimental models.

    The department currently comprises 5 senior anaesthetists, 3 residents enrolled in an ECVAA training program and 6 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.

    Approximately 10% of time will be rotated off clinics including 10 days a year available for CPD along with 33 days of annual leave (including bank holidays).The position would suit an ECVAA or ACVAA diplomate or a candidate who had completed a residency within either college. It would be possible to increase the proportion of off clinics time for applicants who are preparing for examinations.

    The Langford campus is situated 10 miles south of Bristol in a lush valley on the edge of the Mendip hills. Bristol and its environs are arguably the best place to live in the UK, with a vibrant local food scene, a huge range of cultural attractions and amazing countryside with easy access to hills, ancient woodlands, rivers and the beautiful beaches of the South West and Wales.

    For informal enquires please contact Paul MacFarlane lvpdm@bristol.ac.uk

    To apply please complete an application form and send to hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk

  • Continued growth of our Small Animal Practice is allowing us to recruit a junior vet into our team. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and share your skills with the next generation of vets. 

    With full time being a 37.5 hour week (Part Time hours will also be considered) spread Monday to Sunday with no OOH, our vets get plenty of time away from work to enjoy the beauty of the surrounding area. 

    We care about our team and offer a comprehensive package including BUPA, generous pension contribution etc.  We require the successful applicant to have a minimum of 2 years experience working in a first opinion small animal practice with a good level of consulting and surgical confidence in all aspects of first opinion case management. We are a teaching practice and have responsibility for facilitating learning in a clinical environment, whilst maintaining excellent patient and client care. You will be responsible for supervising and helping final year vet students working alongside you in the clinic.   The practice is part of Langford Vets which encourages a community spirit and great learning opportunities. 

    We offer a competitive salary, generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Cash Plan Benefit, employee discounts.

    Closing date for applications is Friday 28 January 2022

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

    Informal enquires should be directed to Shelley Monks, Practice Manager:  shelley.monks@bristol.ac.uk 

  • Langford Vets are pleased to offer the opportunity for a radiologist to join our close-knit team, for a 12-month maternity cover post available from April 2022. There is also the opportunity for this post to become permanent in the future. Our department currently comprises four ECVDI Diplomates, three 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, 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, and we have an interesting and varied caseload.

    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. Applications from candidates wishing to work part time, or with a flexible working arrangement, would be welcome.

    The appointee 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 also be offered including study time and as a centre we have an excellent track record of success of residents through board examinations. 

    Informal enquires should be directed to Alison Major, clinical lead for diagnostic imaging: alison.major@bristol.ac.uk or Chris Warren-Smith, Hospital Director chris.warren-smith@bristol.ac.uk

    To apply please send completed application forms to hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk

     

  • We are seeking an experienced, professional, and dynamic customer care focused person to join our reception team in our Small Animal Referral Hospital.

    The ideal candidate will be passionate about delivering fantastic customer service while working in a busy environment, answering the telephones, and taking appointments as well as meeting and greeting clients and administration duties. They will also have a compassionate, diligent, and hard-working attitude, good organisational and communication skills, be able to work well within a team, be self motivated while motivating others. The ability to work flexible hours and working weekends will be required.  The part-time position will be 22.5 hours over 2.5 weekdays and 9-1pm every Saturday.

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

    We offer a generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, CPD, employee discounts of up to 50%, free onsite parking, free eye test voucher, annual flu vaccinations.

    Closing date: Friday 11th February 2022

    For further information and to apply please send your completed application form to the HR Team (hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk)

  • We are seeking an experienced, professional, and dynamic customer care focused person to join our front of house team in our Small Animal Referral Hospital.

    The ideal candidate will be organised and have a keen eye for detail ensuring the front of house areas maintain high hygiene and cleanliness standards at all times. All hygiene policies will need to be met within the hospital and consulting rooms and waiting areas fully stocked at all times. They will also need to be passionate about delivering fantastic customer service and assist with any clients and patients arriving within the hospital to ensure we are delivering a 5-star welcome. Some of the duties will involve administrative work to help scan and organise hospital records, stationary ordering and helping with any reception duties that may arise. The ideal candidate will need to have a compassionate, diligent, and hard-working attitude, good organisational and communication skills, be able to work well within a team and be self-motivated while motivating others.

    The part time role will be 20 hours a week over 5 days.

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

    We offer a generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, CPD, employee discounts of up to 50%, free onsite parking, free eye test voucher, annual flu vaccinations.

    Closing date: Friday 11th February 2022

    For further information and to apply please send your completed application form to the HR Team (hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk)

     

     

  • We are looking for a highly motivate individual to work within our finance team. This role requires empathy and understating of client’s personal situation and also of their pets treatment and possible loss whilst still ensuring that clients claims are processed in a timely manner.

    The successful candidate will work within a small friendly customer focused team liaising with vets and other staff within the business to resolve any queries that may delay claims being sent.

    Contacting insurance companies is an integral part of this role and therefore a degree of patience is essential as is an excellent telephone manner. A qualified RVN is desirable but not essential.

    We offer a competitive salary, generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, CPD, employees discount up to 50%, free onsite parking, free eye test voucher, annual flu vaccinations and enhanced maternity as an employee of Langford Vets.

    Closing date: Friday 4 February 2022

    For more information and to apply please send your completed application form to the HR Team, hrteam@langfordvets.co.uk

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