VA144 – Veterinary Nurse – Maternity Cover – Wimbledon

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an RVN to join our team of excellent nurses. The Stone Lion Veterinary Hospital offers a varied caseload of routine procedures, emergency and critical care, and specialist work with an ophthalmologist, orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeon, dentist, dermatologist and physiotherapist. 

We value our nurses and want to see their careers develop. Training and support are provided: CPD is funded and encouraged. An interest in Clinical Coaching and nurse clinics is welcome. 

Stone Lion has digital x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, comprehensive in-house blood analysers, and multi-parameter including capnography and blood pressure monitoring, used as standard. We are also offering laparoscopic spays. We are an RCVS Accredited Hospital and hold an ISFM Silver Award for Cat Friendly Clinics.

The position is full time and 40 hrs per week. The rota involves 1.5 in 7 weekends and 1 bank holiday per annum, there are no nights or on-call. This is for a 1 year fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.  Stone Lion is an interesting and rewarding place to work. You will be able to fully utilise your nursing skills working with a supportive and friendly team.

The salary range is £30,000 to £33,000 per annum depending on experience. In addition, we offer paid CPD with 2 full or 3 -part days CPD allowance.

Our industry leading benefit package includes:
– Paid BVNA, VDS and RCVS fees.
– Fully funded CPD and certificates supported.
– Simply Health which provides cashback/refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractic fees, and more.
– 24hr Employee Assistance Programme.
– Generous shopping/leisure discounts (never pay full price in all the major shops and cinemas again!).
– Cycle to work scheme.
– Up to £3000 relocations cost. 
– Great colleague pet discount scheme. 
– Colleague Introduction incentive of £2500. 
– Five weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays

Goddard Veterinary Group was started in 1952 by Arthur Goddard and now consists of 44 branches, 3 hospitals, and our own nursing college. We have a great reputation for looking after our people; over 20% of our team have been with us 10 years or more and we’re proud of our many 5-star employee reviews on Indeed.

In 2022 we are celebrating our 70th anniversary and have 44 branches, 3 hospitals and our own nurse training college. We value all of our colleagues and our forward-looking approach means we have introduced a Colleague Forum to listen to our peers’ views, as well as monthly Town Hall meetings, communicating real time updates, taking polls with live Q&A’s to ensure we’re making the right, collaborative decisions for our people. All our senior managers are Mental Health First Aid trained and we offer Wellness plans for all our new starters. We are a forward-thinking practice and have developed our own successful contact centre to help ease reception pressure in our busy branches. We have a schedule of refurbishments planned and are continually reviewing equipment needs at our practices. As an A1 Home Office approved sponsor, we are sometimes able to help non-UK veterinary surgeons and nurses obtain a working visa.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working for a forward-thinking business, and would like to know more, please email vacancies@goddardvetgroup.co.uk to arrange an informal chat, or click the apply button!

VA143 – Veterinary Surgeon – Ham, Richmond

You will be joining our network of Central London first opinion branches which are currently experiencing an increased number of patients and a widening caseload. Investment plans are currently being finalised so exciting times ahead at Ham, Richmond. 

Veterinary role at our friendly, supportive practice in Surrey, that has been part of the local community for over 30 years. Nestled away in leafy Ham just minutes from the common, await the friendly and experienced team at our Ham Richmond veterinary practice. This practice has been serving the local community for over 40 years and became part of the Goddard Veterinary Group in 2003 where it has continued to grow considerably in size and reputation to become one of the most trusted vets in Richmond. 

There is flexibility in the role, and it could be between 3 ½ – 4 ½ days a week with 1 in 4 Saturdays. There is no night work or on-call.  We would also love you to be part of our daytime only Sunday rota, just 5 times a year at our Hospital in Wimbledon.

Our ideal candidate would be confident in GP practice, is happy with routine surgeries, and loves working as part of a small team.

The salary is in the region of £50-60k for a full-time role and dependent on experience and in addition, we offer a generous CPD allowance plus up to 5 CPD days per annum (benefits pro-rata for part-time roles). We see CPD as an investment in the individual, as well as for the practice, and are keen to support study for certificate qualifications. 

If you can demonstrate commitment to working to the highest clinical standards, dedication to delivering excellent client care and a desire to help and support both clients and colleagues, then we’d love to hear from you.
Accommodation is available, if needed.

We have a great benefits package including:

– Simply Health which provides cashback/refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractic fees, and more.
– 24hr Employee Assistance Programme.
– Generous shopping/leisure discounts (never pay full price in all the major shops and cinemas again!).
– Cycle to work scheme.
– Great colleague pet discount scheme.
– Membership allowance for BVA, BSAVA or SPVS
– Colleague Introduction incentive.
– Increasing holiday allowance with length of service

In 2022 we are celebrating our 70th anniversary and have 44 branches, 3 hospitals and our own nurse training college. We value all of our colleagues and our forward-looking approach means we have introduced a Colleague Forum to listen to our peers’ views, as well as monthly Town Hall meetings, communicating real time updates, taking polls with live Q&A’s to ensure we’re making the right, collaborative decisions for our people. All our senior managers are Mental Health First Aid trained and we offer Wellness plans for all our new starters.

We have a great reputation for looking after our employees and over 20% of our team have been with us 10 years or more.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and would like to know more, please click the apply button now, if you would like more information or an informal chat to discuss the role further please email vacancies@goddardvetgroup.co.uk

VA142 – Veterinary Surgeon – Tooting

You will be joining our network of London first opinion branches which are currently experiencing an increased number of patients and a widening caseload. Investment plans are currently being finalised so exciting times ahead at Tooting.

In the heart of Tooting is our practice colloquially known as the Vets on Amen Corner. Previously owned by Iain Winter, the practice joined the Goddard Veterinary Group in 2017. Its convenient location and friendly team have made the practice a popular choice in the local community for many years and are well known for offering high standards of care at an affordable price.

The practice is fully-equipped with excellent on-site facilities, allowing blood testing, x-rays and operations to be performed.

There is flexibility in the role, and it could be between 3 ½ – 4 ½ days a week with 1 in 4 Saturdays and 1 in 10 Sundays at Stone Lion Veterinary Hospital. There is no night work or on-call. Our ideal candidate would be confident in GP practice, is happy with routine surgeries, and loves working as part of a small team.

The salary is in the region of £45-55k for a full-time role and dependent on experience and in addition, we offer a genrous CPD allowance and up to 5 CPD days per annum (benefits pro-rata for part-time roles). We see CPD as an investment in the individual, as well as for the practice, and are keen to support study for certificate qualifications. 
If you can demonstrate commitment to working to the highest clinical standards, dedication to delivering excellent client care and a desire to help and support both clients and colleagues, then we’d love to hear from you.

Accommodation is available, if needed.

We have a great benefits package including:

– Simply Health which provides cashback/refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractic fees, and more.
– 24hr Employee Assistance Programme.
– Generous shopping/leisure discounts (never pay full price in all the major shops and cinemas again!).
– Cycle to work scheme.
– Great colleague pet discount scheme.
– Membership allowance for BVA, BSAVA or SPVS
– Colleague Introduction incentive.
– Increasing holiday allowance with length of service

In 2022 we are celebrating our 70th anniversary and have 44 branches, 3 hospitals and our own nurse training college. We value all of our colleagues and our forward-looking approach means we have introduced a Colleague Forum to listen to our peers’ views, as well as monthly Town Hall meetings, communicating real time updates, taking polls with live Q&A’s to ensure we’re making the right, collaborative decisions for our people. All our senior managers are Mental Health First Aid trained and we offer Wellness plans for all our new starters.

We have a great reputation for looking after our employees and over 20% of our team have been with us 10 years or more.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and would like to know more, please click the apply button now, if you would like more information or an informal chat to discuss the role further please email vacancies@goddardvetgroup.co.uk

VA141 – Veterinary Surgeon – Part Time Weekends – Wanstead Veterinary Hospital

Exciting times — be part of the change! We are expanding and are recruiting to fill two new part-time veterinary surgeon roles to support our amazing team of hospital vets. Both roles involve regular Saturday work and would be perfect for those that enjoy a fast-paced hospital environment and would like more free time outside work.

Role one: 20 hours a week. The hours are 9am-2pm on Thursday and Friday, and 9am to 7pm every Saturday.
Role two: 10 hours per week. The hours are 12pm to 10pm every Saturday.

There is the opportunity to pick up occasional extra daytime shifts if requested.  The successful candidates will be strong team players looking to expand their experience in a busy hospital environment and will share our philosophy of practicing to the highest clinical standards and providing excellent client care. You will have the opportunity to work alongside Certificate holders and diplomats in a range of specialisms.

Wanstead Veterinary Hospital sees an incredibly interesting and varied caseload, no day is the same, it’s a great environment to learn from our talented team of certificate holders and specialists. The 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 is great diagnostic support, with a new CT scanner, a commercial laboratory, a strong medical team, and experienced surgeons routinely conducting advanced orthopaedic, soft tissue, and minimally invasive surgery all available on site.

The salary is in the region of £35-60k fte pro rata depending on experience and hours. In addition, we offer a generous CPD allowance plus up to 5 CPD days per annum. The Goddard Veterinary Group sees CPD for veterinary surgeons as an investment in the individual, as well as for the practice, and is keen to support study for certificate qualifications.

If you can demonstrate commitment to working to the highest clinical standards, dedication to delivering excellent client care and a desire to help and support both clients and colleagues, then we’d love to hear from you.

We have a great benefits package including:

– Simply Health which provides cashback/refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractic fees, and more.
– 24hr Employee Assistance Programme.
– Generous shopping/leisure discounts (never pay full price in all the major shops and cinemas again!).
– Cycle to work scheme.
– Great colleague pet discount scheme.
– Membership allowance for BVA, BSAVA or SPVS
– Colleague Introduction incentive.
– Increasing holiday allowance with length of service

In 2022 we are celebrating our 70th anniversary and have 44 branches, 3 hospitals and our own nurse training college. We value all of our colleagues and our forward-looking approach means we have introduced a Colleague Forum to listen to our peers’ views, as well as monthly Town Hall meetings, communicating real time updates, taking polls with live Q&A’s to ensure we’re making the right, collaborative decisions for our people. All our senior managers are Mental Health First Aid trained and we offer Wellness plans for all our new starters.

We have a great reputation for looking after our employees and over 20% of our team have been with us 10 years or more.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and would like to know more, please click the apply button now, if you would like more information or an informal chat to discuss the role further please email vacancies@goddardvetgroup.co.uk