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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.

  • Are you a vet nurse who strives to be outstanding in their field…who would be excited to work exclusively with horses (even if you don’t already?). If so please read on…

    Langford Vets Equine Referral Hospital are looking to add to our brilliant team of equine nurses and we’re hoping that you might be the person we are looking for!

    The person we’re hoping to find:

    Is dedicated - to their job and enjoys working with people as well as animals. Someone who wants to learn about the fantastic equipment and facilities we have here, and who will use it to its full potential.

    Is excited - to learn, to stay on the cutting edge of veterinary best practice and to be part of a team developing ground-breaking research. As a team we are striving to improve the veterinary treatment of horses worldwide, from research to teaching others, our team’s love of horses drives what we do.

    Is caring - we pride ourselves on delivering the highest standards of care to our patients, we believe the culture of our team should be to care for one another as well. We take care to treat all of the horses we see as individuals and to develop treatment plans that are both effective and sensitive to the wellbeing of each individual.

    Is flexible - in their approach to work and is happy to take on new challenges. Our caseload is varied; with medical, surgical and orthopaedic cases our nurses work across all areas and develop a broad range of experience.

    As part of the University of Bristol we are proud to be leading the way in training the vets and nurses of the future, which also means that the culture of learning never stops. Our nurses work along-side our clinicians in supporting the education of degree level students. This means that if you are new to equine referral nursing there is lots of support on hand to grow your skills and confidence swiftly. Our nurses cover 1 in 5 weekend duties, one night per week and Bank Holidays on a rota basis.

    We offer a competitive salary, dependent on experience and 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays. We have a personal CPD allowance so you can choose to attend the CPD that you would like to attend within your personal budget. We have a competitive salary sacrifice pension scheme and we also offer Bupa benefit. We have an onsite cafe and of course the standard tearoom cakes, but more than that we have a team who are driving to be different, to learn, to improve and to be the best they can be.

    Come and join us!

    If you’d like to apply please get your application in quickly, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the deadline, we know that great people are in demand.

    If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Tina Pierson, HR Advisor, she’s also on hand to receive your application form. Her email is tp17354@bristol.ac.uk

  • A rare and exciting new opportunity has arisen at Langford Vets, part of the University of Bristol for an Equine Medicine Clinician with energy and commitment to join our expanding medicine team. Our equine hospital is located in the beautiful Somerset countryside, whilst being close to the vibrant city of Bristol. The hospital is fully equipped and has a new isolation unit and intensive care facility.

    We are seeking to recruit an Internal Medicine specialist to our expanding internal medicine team. You must hold a veterinary qualification recognised by the RCVS that allows you to practise veterinary medicine within the UK. Candidates who hold an ECEIM or ACVIM diploma in equine or large animal medicine are encouraged to apply.

    You will participate in the delivery of a high-quality clinical service working alongside other specialists and 1-2 senior clinical training scholars on an ACVIM and ECEIM approved residency programme. You will also be expected to deliver high quality clinical teaching and practical instruction for undergraduate veterinary and veterinary nursing students and to senior and junior clinical training scholars in a clinical setting.

    This is a fixed term position and available as a full time role with participation in an after-hours rota. However candidates wishing reduced hours may also be considered.

    We offer a competitive salary, 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 full details visit: http://www.langfordvets.co.uk/vacancies or if you have any questions please email Yvonne Elce, Lead Equine Clinician: Yvonne.elce@bristol.ac.uk.

    Completed application forms should be sent to Tina Pierson, HR Advisor, tina.pierson@bristol.ac.uk.

  • 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.

  • Langford Vets are currently seeking a part time Animal Care Assistant to join our acute and chronic medicine team.

    The post-holder will work within our feline and dog medicine wards among a team of dedicated nurses and clinicians.  Duties will include in-patient care, cleaning, stocking and helping with patient procedures.

    The ideal candidate will be able to work well within a team, be self-motivated and able to work using their own initiative. They should be passionate about patient care and have an interest in both cats and dogs.

    Candidates should have a flexible approach to their work as the post includes shift work (between the hours of 7:30am – 8:30pm) and an OOH weekend rota.   This role will be 2 full days per week working a Monday & Tuesday plus a weekend requirement.

    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.

    The closing date for applications is Friday 29 November 2019.

    To apply, please send your completed application to Tina Pierson, HR Advisor, tina.pierson@bristol.ac.uk.

  • Langford Vets Small Animal Practice has a rare opportunity for an Animal Care Assistant to join our nursing team. This is a short-term position until 31st July 2020.

    The post-holder will work solely in our small animal first opinion practice. Duties will include assisting our veterinary surgeons and nursing staff with clinical procedures, in-patient care, maintaining a high level of hygiene throughout the practice.

    The ideal candidate will be able to work well within a team, be self-motivated and able to work using their own initiative.

    Candidates should have a flexible approach to their work as the post includes shift work (between the hours of 8.00am – 7.30pm) and a Saturday morning rota.  

    We offer a competitive salary, 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.

     The closing date is Friday 15 November 2019.

    For further information or to apply, please contact Diane Leggo, Head RVN: d.leggo@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.

  • The University of Bristol are currently open to applications for the following Internships & Residencies:

     

    MSc (Residencies) :  Please make an online application for this studentship at http://www.bris.ac.uk/pg-howtoapply. Please select MSc in Veterinary Science on the Programme Choice page & the pathway you are applying for.

    PG Diploma (Interns) : Please make an online application for this studentship at http://www.bris.ac.uk/pg-howtoapply. Please select Veterinary Clinical Practice (PG Dip) on the Programme Choice page & the pathway you are applying for.

    Closing date for applications is Monday 18 November 2019 with interviews to take place in January 2020.