Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgeon

Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgeon

If you are a superstar specialist small animal soft tissue surgeon (or if you are an exam away) this could be your dream job!

Join our brilliant surgical team and work in our cutting-edge theatres. Langford Vets are part of the University of Bristol Vet School. Langford Vets is now ten years old and proudly lives by its mission “at the forefront of discovery, at the heart of animal care”. We have the largest team of American, European and RCVS Specialists in the South West of England, offering a truly multi-disciplinary referral service. You will always have support when you need it and you’ll be part of a passionate team who are pushing the boundaries to be the very best they can be. Our hospital runs a continuous improvement policy where we are constantly evaluating and learning to provide the very best inpatient care, customer experience and working environment.

Our small animal hospital is located in the beautiful Somerset countryside, whilst being close to the vibrant city of Bristol allowing the opportunity for a country or city lifestyle. We have an on-site gym, CPD allowance, pension scheme and the usual staff perks on site.

We are recruiting one position within the team and are open to applicants in either of the following 2 roles with a closing date of 31st January 2020:

Staff clinician in soft tissue surgery

For candidates who have completed an approved residency and are scheduled to sit their exams to become a diploma holder in the next 12 months, there is a position available for a 12-month fixed term contract, with a conditional offer of a senior role, subject to successfully passing their exams. This role will include 8 weeks paid study and a study allowance. Successful candidates would be actively encouraged to attend numerous resident teaching opportunities to help them prepare for the ECVS examination.

Senior clinician in soft tissue surgery

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, be a diplomat of the European (or American) College of Veterinary Surgery.

Remuneration is competitive with private practice and commensurate with experience. Off clinic time is provided and the successful candidate would receive CPD support, contribution towards professional fees, five weeks of holiday in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement and a generous company pension scheme, as part of the benefits package. This is a permanent position and we are happy to consider full or part-time applications, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch and tell us a bit about you.

Informal enquiries and completed application forms should be submitted to: Lee Meakin, Small Animal Surgery Clinician; Lee.Meakin@bristol.ac.uk