Veterinary Surgeons – Wanstead Veterinary Hospital, East London

Exciting times — be part of the change! We are expanding and are on the lookout for enthusiastic, dedicated vets looking to join the friendly team at our RCVS accredited veterinary hospital in Wanstead, East London. The hospital sees an interesting and varied caseload, no day is the same, so we’re looking for confident vets who are happy to get stuck in and showcase their talent.

Are you:

  • A vet that graduated in 2020/2019 looking for the next challenge in your career?
  • A general practitioner with 3+ years’ experience of in practice happy performing all aspects of 1st opinion veterinary medicine?

We’re here for all patients — Wanstead Veterinary Hospital provides an excellent first opinion, emergency, critical care, and referral service to our clients and local network of 20 branches and works to the highest clinical standards. As a result, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to treat a wide range of patients and conditions with the support of dedicated professionals.

We’re proud of our state-of-the-art equipment — there is great diagnostic support with a new CT scanner, a diploma holder in imaging providing our CT and ultrasound service, a commercial laboratory, a strong medical team, and experienced surgeons routinely conducting advanced orthopaedic, soft tissue, and minimally invasive surgery all available on site.

We’re all about the team — the successful candidates will be strong team players looking to expand their experience in a busy hospital environment and will share our philosophy of practicing to the highest clinical standards and providing excellent client care. You would have the opportunity to work alongside Certificate holders and Diplomates in a range of specialisms. There would be minimal OOH duties ensuring you benefit from a work-life balance.

We’ll look after you — we offer an excellent and competitive salary including a generous CPD allowance of £2000. The Goddard Veterinary Group sees CPD as an investment in the individual, as well as for the practice, and is keen to support study for certificate qualifications. We have an excellent benefits package including increasing holiday allowance (up to 6 weeks), BUPA private health insurance as well as cashback/refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees, etc, plus generous shopping & leisure discounts and our employee assistance programme. We may also be able to assist with accommodation if needed.

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 ’90s and remains the practice principal. 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 4 and 5-star employee reviews on Indeed and Glassdoor!

Wanstead offers a beautiful high street with a range of pubs, restaurants, and shops all within a short walking distance of the practice. Central London, Westfield, and Stratford are all easily accessible via the Central Line. Equally the countryside is easily accessible with Epping Forest on our doorstep. If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family-run business, please apply online today with your CV and cover letter explaining your interest.