Night RVN – Wanstead Hospital

Love emergency and critical care (ECC) work but also looking for a great work-life balance? Looking to fulfil your potential as an RVN? We have an exciting opportunity for a Night RVN at our independent RVCS accredited small animal hospital in Wanstead.

The role involves;

  • Working alongside the on-site veterinary surgeon to care for hospitalised patients;
  • Assisting with emergencies as they arise;
  • A 5 night on/5 night off rota equating to an average 35 hour working week;
  • 10 hour working shifts (11.30pm-9.30am). Second late nurse working alongside until 1am.

Our ideal candidate must have;

  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent clinical and time management skills;
  • A passion for animal welfare and gold standard patient care;
  • An interest in ECC and be willing to study towards further qualifications in this area.

Previous experience in a hospital environment would be an advantage

The hospital sees a large and varied caseload and our nurses are actively encouraged to advance their careers with our generous CPD package.

We are offering a competitive salary and profession-leading benefits package including increasing holiday allowance, BUPA cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts. Paid BVNA and RCVS registration fees.

Wanstead Hospital provides an excellent first opinion, emergency, critical care and referral service to our clients and local network of 20 branches and work to the highest clinical standards. There are great transport connections; the hospital is easily accessible from Wanstead and Snaresbrook (Central Line) tube stations and if travelling by car, it is within easy reach of the M25, M11 and the North Circular Road.

To help you make the most of your fantastic rota, Wanstead offers a beautiful high street with a range of pubs, restaurants and shops all within a short walking distance of the practice. Westfield, Stratford and Central London are easily accessible via the Central Line, alternatively, make the most of your free time with Epping Forest on your doorstep.

Goddard Veterinary Group is a family run practice and was started in 1952 by Arthur Goddard. His son Philip took over the reins in the late 90’s and remains the practice principal. We are now the largest family -run veterinary practice in the UK and have 44 branches, 3 hospitals, our own nursing college, kennels, cattery and hydrotherapy centre. We have a great reputation for looking after our staff; over 20% of our team have been with us 10 years or more and please take a few minutes to look at our numerous recent 4 and 5 -star reviews on Indeed!

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family -run business and would like to know more, please contact Nicola Barrigan on 020 8989 7744 or apply now.

Closing date: Friday 14th February 2020

Interviews: W/C Monday 24th February 2020