RVN (Maternity Cover – Immediate Start) – Wanstead Veterinary Hospital, East London

Are you a newly qualified RVN looking for an exciting and varied caseload and the opportunity to develop your nursing skills in surgical, medical and emergency nursing, surrounded by a supportive and very experienced nursing team?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an RVN at our well-equipped independent first, second and referral small animal hospital in Wanstead. This is a full-time position (40-hour week) with 1:4 weekends (time of in lieu after a weekend). This is a fixed term maternity cover and is a great opportunity to get your RVN career off to a flying start and would be suitable for a newly qualified veterinary nurse looking for an exciting caseload in a supportive environment. The position is available for an immediate start and will run until March 2022.

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a generous salary and CPD allowance. We offer an excellent benefits package including increasing holiday allowance, enrolment on to our Simplyhealth Plan which provides cash back on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractor fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts, fully funded CPD, Employee Assistance Programme and paid BVNA and RCVS registration fees. We are also happy to support study towards certificates. Accommodation may be available if required.

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 principle. We are now the largest family-run veterinary practice in the UK and have 44 branches, 3 hospitals and our own nursing college. 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!

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 or escape for a weekend walk in the nearby Epping Forest country side.

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 your CV and cover letter to Nursing Manager Betsy Malamah-Thomas (bmthomas@goddardvetgroup.co.uk) or click apply now!