Archive for November 2015

CLINIC NURSE Position– Maternity Cover

We have a vacancy for a Clinic Nurse to join the team on a circa 15 month contract to cover maternity.
Enthusiastic, equine veterinary nurse required to join our clinic nursing team. We are seeking a motivated, hardworking team player to be part of our busy referral hospital. The ideal candidate should have a strong interest in diagnostic imaging and theatre nursing. There is a 1:6 out-of-hours on call commitment and the salary is commensurate with experience. We are interested to hear from individuals who have an excellent track record in horse care and horse handling with good experience of veterinary procedures and practice. EVN or RVN qualifications are of interest but not essential.
The position is offered on a fixed term maternity cover contract exact term and start date to be confirmed but we expect the contract to run from around May 2018 to August 2019.
The position is based in our state-of-the-art equine hospital in Liphook Hampshire. Due to our rural location own transport is essential. Accommodation may be available in one of the practice houses.
Applications, accompanied by a covering letter and CV, should be sent to Carrie Goodbourn, Business Director, Liphook Equine Hospital, Forest Mere, Liphook, Hampshire GU30 7JG or by email to Closing date Friday 30th March 2018 with interviews taking place in early April 2018.

New Podcast on Tendinopathy with Victoria South and Russell Parker

Here’s our latest podcast – something to download to your phones and listen to as you drive round in the snowy weather this week!

Equine Veterinary CPD Wednesday 21st March 2018

Liphook Equine Hospital are pleased to announce the date of our first Equine Veterinary CPD of 2018.

The event will take place on Wednesday 21st March at The Petersfield School, Petersfield, and is very kindly sponsored by Dechra.

To book your FREE place, please contact our hospital reception team on: 01428 727200, or via email to

Spring is on it’s way

Spring is only a month away. We have put together a poster click here of points to consider, now that Spring is on its way.

Liphook Equine Hospital Laboratory team move into their new building!

We thought you might like to take a look at our new purpose built Laboratory building – our team moved in over Christmas.  We have plenty of space, and the team love their wonderful views of the Hospital’s paddocks, menage, and the beautiful Common in the distance.  Here’s a video to show a bird’s eye view of the new Laboratory building.

Part Time Administrator/Receptionist

Due to a change in circumstances we are looking to recruit an additional member of staff to join our hospital admin team working on a part time basis.

The role will involve dealing with clients and other veterinary practices, booking patients in for procedures, dealing with admissions and discharges and generally supporting our team of equine specialists and veterinary surgeons who are based within the hospital. This is an extremely important and varied role and the team is responsible for ensuring that we provide a first class administrative service to clients bringing horses into the hospital.

You will need to have an excellent telephone manner and be committed to and experienced in the delivery of excellent customer care. You will need reasonable computer skills, exceptional attention to detail and be happy working in a busy and varied environment where no one day is the same. You must have previous office experience and be able to demonstrate a customer service background. A knowledge of horses is a definite advantage.

We are looking for someone to work 3 full days on Monday, Wednesday and Friday plus Tuesday afternoon. We need a good team player who is able to be flexible to cover for holidays within the team on occasion. You may also be required to join a Saturday morning rota.

The role is based in our state of the art equine hospital in Liphook, Hampshire. Due to the rural location you will need access to your own transport. A competitive salary will be offered commensurate with experience.

If you wish to apply please send a current cv with covering letter including details of your existing salary package and the names and addresses of two referees by email or by post addressed to Barbara Thornley, Liphook Equine Hospital, Forest Mere, Liphook, Hants GU30 7JG.

The Liphook Equine Hospital Winter E-Newsletter is OUT NOW!

Our Winter E-Newsletter has just gone out, did you get a copy? If you didn’t and would like to subscribe, please email

The number of LEH Podcast downloads tips over 600!

We are so pleased to report that we have now reached more than 600 podcast downloads!  Vets tell us they love downloading them to listen to whilst driving between calls on the road.  Our latest Podcast discussion on Strangles was published just before Christmas – take a look at this link to Podbean where you can download the podcasts and subscribe if you like what you hear:

Liphook Equine Hospital Strangles Podcast

Here’s a link to a recent publication that is discussed in the Strangles podcast:

Comparison of nasopharangeal and guttural pouch specimens shows guttural pouch washes to be 51 times more likely to be positive for Strep equi subs equi than nasopharangeal swabs and washes in convalescent horses: Boyle et al (2017) 10.1186/s12917-017-0989-4

Liphook Equine Hospital FREE Wall Planners – Now Available!

Liphook Equine Hospital FREE Wall Planners
2018 Wall Planners are now available. Pop into our reception to pick up your FREE copy, or ask your vet to bring one with them on your visit!

Accounts Assistant – Maternity Cover

The role will be based within our small accounts team based at the Practice in Liphook, Hants. The main duties will involve operating the purchase ledger system, preparing month end accrual schedules and processing sales ledger invoices. The role will also involve an element of general accounts office administration such as assisting with the monthly statement run, entering job sheets, answering the telephone and an element of credit control.

The successful candidate will need to have good written and verbal communication skills, be computer literate with knowledge of MS Excel and be able to work within a team with excellent attention to detail. Experience of working in a commercial accounts environment and of dealing with clients is essential however a knowledge of horses is not necessary. We have a bespoke accounting package for which full training will be provided.

This position is offered on a full time temporary maternity cover contract (Monday-Friday). You will be based at the Liphook Equine Hospital. A competitive salary package is provided

To apply please send a cv with covering letter stating current salary and including two referees to Barbara Thornley by email or by post to Liphook Equine Hospital, Forest Mere, Liphook, Hants, GU30 7JG.

Job Type: Temporary full-time