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.

  • 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 Langford Vets, you will receive many benefits including 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 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.

    To apply please send your completed application form to Diane Leggo, Head VN (d.leggo@bristol.ac.uk).

    Closing date: Friday 26 April 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

  • We have exciting opportunities for full-time Night Nurses to join our team.   The role involves working alongside a dedicated team to provide nursing care to our patients in our ICU, Surgery/Neurology and Canine/ Feline Medicine Wards.

    As this is an OOH 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 or 5 on/ 5 off rolling week, including weekends and bank holidays.

    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

    Closing date:  Monday 25 March 2019

    For further information and to apply please send your completed application form to Tina Pierson, HR Advisor, tp17354@bristol.ac.uk

  • We have exciting opportunities to further your career path within the field of Surgical Nursing:

    • 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.

    • 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: Monday 1 April 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 have an exciting opportunity for a clinically-experienced RVN to work as part of our Feline Nursing team.

    You will work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you will be encouraged to utilise your skills exclusively within the feline department, assisting with procedures including endoscopy, imaging and chemotherapy as well as delivering the highest standard of in-patient care.

    The ideal candidate will demonstrate the confidence and ability to effectively handle and restrain cats, a desire to learn and a capability to work under pressure. Previous experience in a referral environment is not essential. You will be involved with teaching and supervision of Veterinary and Veterinary Nursing undergraduates on clinical rotations.

    Rota will include shift work and weekend provision therefore flexibility will be necessary.

    Closing date: Monday 1 April 2019

    For further information and to apply, please send your completed application form to 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 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 10 May 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

  • The Diagnostic Laboratories wish to appoint a full-time multidisciplinary laboratory technician to primarily work in the Biochemistry, Haematology and Histology areas of the Laboratories.

    A scientific background is essential, and experience of working in a laboratory environment, especially clinical biochemistry, haematology and histology, is highly desirable. Experience of operating automated analysers and processors would be advantageous, although training will be provided. We are looking for an individual with enthusiasm, excellent organisational and communication skills and attention to detail to fulfil the requirements of this post.

    Closing date: Friday 22 March 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: Kay Burt or Dr Chris Helps on 0117 394 0510 (email: k.burt@bristol.ac.uk or c.r.helps@bristol.ac.uk).

    Please send completed application forms to Tina Pierson, HR Advisor 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

    Early applications are encouraged.  Langford Vets reserves the right to interview and appoint without publishing a closing date, should we be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

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

  • We are looking for the right candidate to fill this new role within our Diagnostic Laboratories.  Reporting to the Diagnostics Labs Lead, the successful candidate will work with external partners and internal stakeholders, including laboratory staff and clinical teams across the Langford Vets hospitals to meet the day-to-day and long-term targets of the Diagnostic Labs. 

    The successful candidate will have proven experience as a laboratory manager, with excellent problem solving and communication skills.  They will have experience of managing financial processes and laboratory information management systems. 

    In return the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and employee benefits such as 5 weeks holiday (plus Bank Holidays), Bupa benefit, Company pension scheme, staff discount and access to the employee discounts scheme.

    For further information about this role, please see the job description below.

    If you feel that this opportunity may be right for you, we’d love to hear from you.  Please submit your completed application form to Sara Colley, Human Resources Manager; sara.colley@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.

    Closing date; Friday 26 April 2019