VN Diploma Course Leader – Nursing College, East London

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced RVN lecturer looking for a new challenge! We are looking for a VN Diploma Course Leader at our nursing college based at Wanstead Veterinary Hospital in East London. The role will involve teaching on both the Diploma for Veterinary Nursing Assistants and the Diploma in Veterinary Nursing, with responsibility for maintaining VN Diploma systems.

The role will also involve carrying out practice visits for internal quality assurance. Whilst this position is predominantly associated with Goddard Veterinary Nursing College, there will be some requirement to deliver internal training in a variety of formats to nursing and reception staff. The successful candidate will be an RVN/ MRCVS who has previous lecturing experience and either holds an Internal Quality Assurance qualification or is willing to work towards this.

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • RVN or MRCVS qualifications with at least five years post qualification experience in practice
  • Flexibility to travel within the M25
  • Enthusiasm for promoting best practice
  • Teaching/ training experience, and either qualified teacher or willing to complete DTLLS/PGCE
  • Experience in delivering excellent client care
  • High level of literacy and technical writing
  • Good presentation skills
  • Diligent research skills

It would be advantageous to have:

  • Experience in teaching and training VNs for clinical and soft skills
  • Flexibility to work some evenings
  • Degree qualified
  • RCVS/CQ/C&G examiner

Excellent salary for the right candidate! We offer a great benefits package including; increasing holiday allowance based on length of service, enrolment on to our Simplyhealth Cashback Plan which provides cashback/refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractor fees, etc. 24-hour employee assistance line, generous shopping, and leisure discounts, fully funded CPD and paid for BVNA and RVN RCVS registration fees.

Goddard Veterinary Group is a family-run practice and was started in 1952 by Arthur Goddard. 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; 20% of our team have been with us 10 years or more and we’re really proud of our many 5-star colleague reviews on Indeed!

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established, but forward-looking, independent family-run business and would like to know more please call Helen Farrant on for an informal chat on 07883035875 or apply now.