VA357 – Thamesmead – Registered Veterinary Nurse

<p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">Welcome to beautiful Thamesmead! This refurbished first opinion practice is looking for an additional RVN to join the team on a full-time basis, playing a pivotal part in this popular practice just south of the river.</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">​</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;"><strong><u>Before we delve into the nitty gritty, here is what we offer you:</u></strong></font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;"><strong><u>​</u></strong></font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">Our RVN salary band is<strong> £31,000 to £35,000</strong> depending on experience and allowing room for growth within the role.</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">​</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;"><strong>No on-call requirements.</strong></font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;"><strong>​</strong></font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;"><strong><u>As a Goddard RVN you will benefit from:</u></strong></font></font><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;"><br></font></font><br><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">- 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays</font></font><br><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">- 2 days paid CPD leave every year</font></font><br><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">- Additional responsibility allowance (where applicable)</font></font><br><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">- Relocation assistance (where applicable)</font></font><br><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">- Flexible working options</font></font><br><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">- Generous colleague introduction reward</font></font><br><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">- 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme</font></font><br><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">- RCVS and BVNA fees covered</font></font><br><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">- The opportunity to join our private medical insurance scheme at a reduced rate, as well as a medical cashback plan involving refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractic fees, and more</font></font><br><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">- Shopping discounts</font></font><br><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">- Generous colleague discounts</font></font><br><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">- Petplan 20% colleague discount</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">​</font></font><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;"><br></font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><strong><u>About the role</u></strong></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><strong><u>​</u></strong><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;"></font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">Our cat friendly Thamesmead branch has gone from strength to strength over the last two years. Following a recent refurbishment, the practice has enlarged the two consult rooms for their team, added a large, streamlined pharmacy and have provided a more comfortable and welcoming reception area for our clients with separate dog and cat waiting areas.</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">​</font></font></p><p style=""><font face="sans-serif" style=""><font style=""><font style="font-size: 14px;">You will be working alongside a highly experienced senior vet, a fantastic&nbsp;second vet, supportive senior RVN and incredible support team.</font></font></font></p><p style=""><font face="sans-serif" style=""><font style=""><font style="font-size: 14px;">​</font></font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">You will also be fully support by a dedicated regional manager, and a 24-hour Goddard Hospital that will provide OOH services for your patients.</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">​</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">If you wished to develop your keen interest in feline medicine further or any other area, we would be more than happy to support you in this with our generous CPD allowance.</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">​</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">Thamesmead is located near Abbey Wood station, which is on the stunning new Elizabeth line, and will take you to every part of London you may need! It is also a short train journey from beautiful Blackheath Village.</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">​</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;"><strong>Inclusive of your rota is a weekend rotation including 1:10 Sundays at either Wanstead or Stone Lion dependent on your location, and 1 bank holiday per year at either hospital, with time off in lieu.</strong></font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">​</font></font><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;"><br></font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;"><strong><u>About us</u></strong></font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;"><strong><u>​</u></strong></font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">In 2022, we celebrated our 70th anniversary and now have 46 branches, three 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 with our board of directors communicating real time updates and taking polls with live Q&amp;As 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 new starters.</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><font face="sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 14px;">​</font></font></p><p style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><strong><font style="font-size: 10.5pt;" face="Arial, sans-serif" color="black">If you can see yourself in this role press apply now, and within 60 seconds your application will be with our recruitment manager Rose. Alternatively, please feel free to email her directly at rstanton@goddardvetgroup.co.uk for any other queries or to simply arrange a call and have a chat about other opportunities!</font></strong></p>