Night VNA – Wanstead Hospital, East London

Due to continued growth we now have a new and exciting opportunity for a Night Veterinary Nursing Assistant to join our 24-hr hospital in Wanstead. Much of the role will involve working alongside the on-site veterinary surgeon and registered veterinary nurse to care for hospitalised patients and is a great opportunity to experience ECC work. The role also involves some face-to-face contact with our clients, so we are looking for someone with the confidence, empathy and experience to provide the standard of care and the personal touch we expect for our clients. Previous experience within a veterinary practice or with animals is required and the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent and relevant client care experience.

The shift pattern would be 5 on 5 off and 10hr shifts (9pm-7am). By joining the Goddard Veterinary Group, you will be part of a team dedicated to providing excellent standards of client and animal care. This is a hands-on role in a small team so the ideal candidate will need to be adaptable, flexible and willing to work at all levels.

We look after our colleagues with a profession-leading benefits package including increasing holiday allowance, cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, opticians, chiropody fees etc., employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, plus generous staff, shopping and leisure discounts. Please see  for more details.

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 a 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 as 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 e-mail our nursing manager Betsy Malamah-Thomas ( or to apply please e-mail a cover letter and CV (detailing your experience).