VA357 – Thamesmead – Senior Veterinary Nurse

Welcome to beautiful Thamesmead! This refurbished first opinion practice is looking for an RVN to step into a senior role on a full-time basis and play a pivotal part in the running of this popular practice just south of the river.

Before we delve into the nitty gritty, here is what we offer you:

Our senior RVN salary band is £33,000 to £36,000 depending on experience and allowing room for growth within the role.

*To be considered for this role you must be registered (or in process of) with the RCVS*

No on-call or Sunday shifts.

As a Goddard RVN you will benefit from:– 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays- 2 days paid CPD leave every year- Additional responsibility allowance (where applicable)- Relocation assistance (where applicable)- Flexible working options- Generous colleague introduction reward- 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme- RCVS and BVNA fees covered- 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- Shopping discounts- Generous colleague discounts- Petplan 20% colleague discountPlease feel free to email our fabulous recruitment manager Rose at who would be more than happy to arrange an informal chat about the role, or explore other opportunities!

About the role

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.

You will be working alongside a highly experienced senior vet, passionate second vet and incredibly supportive nursing team.

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.

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.

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.

About us

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&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.

If you can see yourself in this role press apply now, and within 60 seconds your application will be with Rose! Alternatively, please feel free to email to arrange an informal chat!