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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 University of Bristol has an opportunity for an internship (PG Dip) in Veterianry Clinical Practice, for information on how to apply for this role please click here.

  • We have 4 exciting opportunities to join our Night Nurse team:

    3 permanent Night Nurse roles

    A fixed term contract until October 2021

    All of the roles involve working alongside a dedicated team to provide nursing care to our patients in our ICU, Surgery/Neurology and Canine/ Feline Medicine Wards.

    Watch our Night Nurse Tour video on Facebook to learn more about the roles.

    As this is an OOH role, the ideal candidates 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. We will consider applications for a little less than full time hours. Please outline what you are looking for and why on your application form.

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

    Closing date Wednesday 28th April 2021- interview to be conducted via zoom - date TBC

  • Would you like to be part of an expanding service in a teaching hospital?
    We are seeking to employ a full-time registered veterinary nurse to work as part of our expanding oncology team.
    This is an opportunity to work alongside our oncology team delivering care to the patients that visit the service. The successful candidate needs to be motivated, organised and have at least 1-year experience as a qualified nurse.
    The successful candidate will be involved in administering chemotherapy, stock control, patient admits, blood sampling, IV placement and other laboratory work. As well as client communication and teaching students on clinics as part of their rotations.
    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

    Benefits include; 5 weeks holiday per year & bank holidays, Bupa Cash plan scheme, free annual flu vaccination and eye test voucher.

    Closing date: 23rd April, with interviews due to take place the week commencing 26th April via Zoom.

  • We have an exciting opportunity for a full time RVN to join our theatre team. We will consider applications for a little less than full time hours. Please outline what you are looking for and why on your application form.

    If surgical nursing is your area of interest, then this is the role for you.

    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. With opportunities to circulate with surgical cases, as well as having opportunities to scrub in, support with intraoperative imaging and surgical prep of patients.

    The successful candidate 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. Previous experience in a referral environment and management is desirable but not essential.    

    Closing date: Monday 19th April, with interviews taking place week commencing Monday 26th April.

    To apply for this role please send your completed application form to HRteam@langfordvets.co.uk.

     

  • We are currently looking for a Large Animal Practice Manager to join our Large Animal team. 

    The position involves driving the Large Animal Practice forward and implementing, coordinating, and maintaining the support functions within the associated areas, under the direction of the Large Animal Clinician Lead. A key part of the role is to ensure budget requirements are met and expected income and expenditure is achieved. This is to be done whilst providing a first-class service to our clientele where their needs and those of their animals are prioritised.

    The role holder will coordinate the day to day running of the Practice, including scheduling visits, controlling the pharmacy and interacting with clients and vets. They will also push the Practice forward through devising and implementing marketing and business development strategies, alongside the Clinical Lead and Marketing and Business Development team.

    We offer a competitive salary, generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, CPD, employee discounts and inclusion on external discount schemes as an employee of Langford Vets.

    Closing date: Tuesday 20 April 2021 with interviews expected to take place week commencing 26 April 2021.

    All candidates are considered.

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

  • Langford Vets is a group of customer focused veterinary businesses providing an extensive range of specialist capabilities and a superior quality of care.  We have the largest team of American and European Specialists in the south west of England. 

    We are looking for a full time Large Animal Practice Reception Administrator to join our Practice team. 

    The position involves driving the Large Animal Practice forward and implementing, coordinating and maintaining the support functions within the associated areas, under the direction of the Line Manager. This position is focused on ensuring an excellent client experience where the needs of the clients and their animals is uppermost. This position provides the link between the clientele and the veterinary surgeons who oversee the care of the animals.

    The role holder will facilitate the day to day running, including scheduling visits, maintaining stocks, dispensing drugs and interacting with clients and vets. They will also conduct all administrative tasks associated with the Large Animal Practice.

    We offer a competitive salary, generous pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Bupa Benefit, CPD, employee discounts and inclusion on external discount schemes as an employee of Langford Vets.

    Closing date: Monday 12 April 2021

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

  • 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.

    You must hold a veterinary qualification recognised by the RCVS that allows you to practise veterinary medicine within the UK. Candidates must hold an ECVD or ACVD diploma, a Cert AVP (Derm), and/or have completed an ECVD or ACVD accredited residency. 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 by Monday 12th April 2021. 

    Informal enquires should be directed to Hilary O’Dair, clinical lead for dermatology: hilary.odair@bristol.ac.uk

  • Diagnostic Imaging Clinicians

    Langford Vets are looking for two radiologists to join our close-knit team, currently comprising three experienced ECVDI Diplomates, two 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; 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, involvement in our developing interventional services or anything in between.

    The appointees 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 EVCDI 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’ Small Animal Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a boarded or board eligible specialist in Emergency and Critical Care to join our ICU team. Full time, part time, or flexible working patterns would all be open for discussion to support the individual.

    This opportunity offers the benefit of working within a large modern multi-disciplinary referral hospital with state-of-the-art equipment and enthusiastic and forward-thinking colleagues in a beautiful area of the UK. Our Emergency and Critical Care Service is well established with a broad and interesting caseload. We work closely with other services within the hospital to provide exceptional patient care. We are fortunate to work closely with a highly motivated team of ICU nurses and ACAs.

    Teaching and research opportunities are also encouraged, and off clinics time is offered to support this.

    Benefits include CPD allowance, reimbursement of one professional fee per year, Bupa cash plan, 5 weeks holiday & bank holiday entitlement, cycle to work scheme & more

    The clinic is located in North Somerset, an area of exceptional beauty with easy access to climbing, walking, mountain biking and water sports. We are 20 minutes outside cosmopolitan Bristol for city lovers.

    A veterinary qualification that can be registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons is essential. The ideal candidate must have experience of and enthusiasm for teaching and be a Diplomate of the European or American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, or board eligible.


    Closing date: 23rd April 2021


    For informal enquiries please contact Vicki Black v.black@bristol.ac.uk

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



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