VA374 – – Veterinary Surgeon

We have a brand-new role for two recent graduate vets who have completed their VetGDP (or close to) and are now looking to embark on their hospital journeys. One position is in Mandeville Hospital, Northolt, and the other position in Stone Lion Hospital, Wimbledon.

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

The salary band for each role dependant on previous experience is £38,325 to £44,100 based on a 42 hour week.

*You must have completed your VetGDP to be considered for these positions, or are close to completion*

As a Goddard Vet, you’ll benefit from:

– 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays- Generous relocation assistance- CPD budget every year- Up to 5 days paid CPD leave every year- Private Medical Insurance- Colleague introduction reward- 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme- Medical cashback plan. Refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractic fees, and more- Professional membership fees covered- Shopping discounts- Generous colleague discounts- Petplan 20% colleague discount

About the roles

Both hospitals are RCVS accredited and are busy, expanding first-opinion centres, offering a 24 -hour service to their clients, as well as referral services to the practice’s nearby branch surgeries. We are also able to offer the services of RCVS Specialists in Ophthalmology, Diagnostic Imaging and Dermatology, with Mandeville also having CT facilities.

Both hospitals are near fully staffed, and training is encouraged for all members of the team with many of our nurses either having completed further certificates or working towards them.

We are seeking two colleagues to join one hospital each on a 4-day week basis, plus a weekend rotation. Your rota will be on a rotational basis enabling you to experience all departments of the hospital, ranging across consulting, surgery, ward and ECC.

You will be fully supported by senior clinical management on site, and experienced colleagues for any additional support you may need.

There are no on-call requirements for either position.

Both hospitals are close to excellent transport links that take you all over London, with Northolt being on the central line and is a 5 minute walk from the Mandeville Hospital, and Stone Lion being a 15 minute walk from the district line.

About us

In 2022 we celebrated our 70th anniversary and have 46 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 with our board of directors, 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.

If you can see yourself in either 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 for any other queries or to simply arrange a call and have a chat about other opportunities!