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