Vacancies

Vacancies

Current Vacancies

  • 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 Nursing Manager, Emma Opperman -  lveco@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 exciting opportunities to further your career path within the field of Surgical Nursing:

    • Head Theatre Nurse (maternity cover):   We are seeking an RVN to lead our Theatre Nursing team, taking responsibility for management of the team and scheduling of the daily surgical list.  

    • Ward Nurse: Fully utilise your nursing skills to provide the best standard of care to our in-patients within our recently refurbished dedicated Neurology and Surgery Wards, with a strong emphasis on rehabilitation.

    • Theatre Nurse: get scrubbed in within our ‘state of the art’ Theatre suite, working as both a circulating and scrubbed nurse for advanced surgical procedures.

    • Surgery Nurse: Prefer a little more variety? How about a rotational role that combines BOTH the Ward role and Theatre Nurse role in one?

    If you are passionate about delivering outstanding nursing care and working in an environment that allows you to achieve excellence in your chosen field, we would love to hear from you.

    Full and part-time applications are encouraged.

    Closing date: Tuesday 22 January 2019

    For further information and to apply, please contact Tina Pierson, HR Advisor, tp17354@bristol.ac.uk. 

    Please follow the link below for the relevant job description;

     

     

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic farm animal clinician to join our busy practice team. The successful applicant will have some experience in farm animal work, and an enthusiasm for teaching veterinary students. You will be working with the team to deliver an excellent clinical service, to build and strengthen client relationships, and to help develop future business opportunities as the practice seeks to expand.

    This is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their farm animal veterinary skills and knowledge, whilst developing their own client base within the practice. There is a wealth of experience within the practice and the successful candidate will be well supported.

    The practice works with commercial dairy, beef and sheep clients across North Somerset, as well as small holdings and back yard farm animals, and is responsible for farm animal clinical teaching of final year veterinary students. We benefit from presence inside the wider university team, and referral facilities on site, as well as our own on-site diagnostic laboratories and pathology service. There is a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

    For further information please contact James Adams, Lead Farm Clinician james.adams@bristol.ac.uk.

    If you wish to apply, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the job to Tina Pierson, HR Advisor, tp17354@bristol.ac.uk

    Closing date for applications is Monday 11 February 2019.

  • Langford Vets Equine Referral Hospital have an exciting opportunity for an equine nurse who shares our passion for excellent veterinary care to join the team.

    Our nursing team are fundamental to providing excellent standards of care to our patients and clients. This successful candidate will be part of a nursing team who will work with our experienced clinicians to deliver a varied caseload of medical, surgical and orthopaedic cases. 

    We are a teaching hospital, therefore you will be working alongside the University of Bristol teaching and supporting degree students on clinical rotations.

    This role would suit a qualified equine nurse, or a small animal nurse with equine experience and a passion to develop it further.

    You will be required to work on an out of hours rota covering 1 in 5 weekend duties, one night per week and Bank Holidays on a rota basis.

    Benefits include 25 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, an CPD allowance, a competitive salary sacrifice pension scheme, Bupa benefit and a competitive salary offered depending on experience.

    Closing date: Friday 15 February 2019.

    For further information and to apply please contact Tina Pierson, HR Advisor tp17354@bristol.ac.uk.

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

  • Langford Veterinary Services in conjunction with the University of Bristol 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!

    Competitive package 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: Wednesday 6 February 2019

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

  • We have an exciting opportunity for a Dermatology Staff Clinician to join our team of specialists in our Small Animal Referral Hospital.  This will be a clinical position in a busy dermatology referral service, involving mainly dogs and cats; however other species may be presented.

    There will be a focus on teaching veterinary undergraduates on clinical rotations and training will be available to support this.  Other duties will include: maintaining and growing the referral caseload, dealing with internal case referrals, and interacting with and teaching veterinary students.

    We are looking for a candidate who is either a Cert AVP (Derm) or equivalent and/or may have completed a dermatology residency.  ECVD or ACVD Diploma holders are also encouraged to apply.   

    Please see the job description for further information and essential criteria.  The successful candidate will be eligible for a range of additional benefits including CPD support and a generous pension scheme.

    Closing date: Thursday 31 January 2019

    For informal enquiries please contact Hilary O’Dair (hilary.odair@bristol.ac.uk) or Aiden Foster (aiden.foster@bristol.ac.uk)

    To apply please submit a completed application form to: Tina Pierson (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.

    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. The ability to work flexible hours and working weekends on a rota basis will be required. The hours will be 25 hours per week over 5 days.

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

    Closing date: Friday 1 February 2019

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

    For further information please contact Tina Pierson on 0117 394 0495 or email tp17354@bristol.ac.uk.

    Please send your completed application form to Tina Pierson (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 Diagnostic Laboratories Clinical Lead, Kathleen Tennant: Kathleen.Tennant@bristol.ac.uk

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

  • Come and join our fun and enthusiastic nursing team in beautiful North Somerset. We are a small nurse team who hold patient care above all else.

    Our culture is to enjoy our work, and we achieve a good work life balance. Benefit’s include excellent personal development opportunities, beautiful site grounds to enjoy, onsite gym and sports facilities, friendly team and great onsite café.

    As an employee of LVS, you will receive many benefits including generous pension contribution, staff discount and CPD allowance.

    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.

    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 a team player.

    Closing date: Thursday 31 January 2019.

    For further information and to apply please send your completed application form to Diane Leggo, Head Nurse (d.leggo@bristol.ac.uk).

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

  • Langford Equine Vets are the largest and busiest University based referral hospital in the South West. Due to continued expansion we now require additional team members.

    We are seeking a highly motivated full-time Equine Hospital Assistant to work as part of our existing team. This will entail working 37.5 hours each week including a weekend day (usually Sunday to Thursday).

    The ideal candidate will assist the veterinary team with trotting up, lunging, and restraining horses during examinations and procedures as well as working in the hospital stable yard helping maintain our high standards of cleanliness, patient care and biosecurity.

    Experience of working with horses or a degree in Equine management or a similar qualification is desirable.

    Closing date: Thursday 7 February 2019

    For further information and to apply please email Tina Pierson, HR Advisor (tp17354@bristol.ac.uk).

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

  • Fixed term July 2019 - July 2020

    We are seeking a recent veterinary graduate with an enthusiasm for equine medicine and surgery. This position provides training in soft tissue surgery, orthopedics, internal medicine and emergency medicine. The goal is for candidates to consolidate and build on the clinical knowledge and skills gained from their undergraduate study and prior professional practice.

    The supervisor for these activities will be Ms Lucy Meehan and Yvonne Elce (Hospital Lead), please email for further information Lucy.meehan@bristol.ac.uk or Yvonne.elce@bristol.ac.uk.

    Closing date: Friday 1st February 2019

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