We operate from 50 practices within the Greater London area and have opportunities to suit all levels of experience.

We are always interested to hear from people that are passionate about patient and client care, and who seek interesting and rewarding roles in practice. We value our staff and provide a friendly and supportive working environment to promote strong and long-lasting relationships.

Locum vets and nurses – Due to holidays and sick leave we are always looking for vets and nurses to work in a locum capacity. This may be for a day or a couple of weeks but we are also happy to plan for longer periods thus allowing you to settle into the area and enjoy what London has to offer.

For work within our branches and hospitals around east London/Essex and north west London/Middlesex please send an email to our Locum Coordinator, Jean Thomson.

For work within our branches and hospitals in south west London please send an email to our Locum Coordinator, Jenny Everton.

If we don’t have any locum positions available please visit the website of SynergyVets Recruitment where we know you will receive the best of attention.

 

As an A1 Home Office approved sponsor, we are sometimes able to help non-EU veterinary surgeons obtain a Tier 2 working visa. If you are considering coming to work in the UK please email vacancies@goddardvetgroup.co.uk with a CV and some personal details and we will contact you.

And remember, if you under 30 years of age and from Australia, Canada or New Zealand you may be eligible for a Tier 5 Youth Mobility visa which enables you to work in the UK for two years.  Check with your local visa application centre.

Featured Jobs

Veterinary Surgeons

We have a range of opportunities from sole-charge to hospital positions and offer part-time working in many of our practices.

Veterinary Surgeon – Floating SW London/Surrey

The Role

Love the variety of locuming but not the financial insecurity?  We have the perfect role for you around South West London & Surrey area.

Key Responsibilities

A varied and diverse position that allows you to experience different environments from hospitals to sole charge branches but with the peace of mind of paid holidays, sick pay, generous CPD allowance and a great benefits package

For more information and an informal chat contact Fiona Stephens on 07507694673

 

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Veterinary Sugeon – Mile End, East London

The Role

Are you searching for a job with clinical freedom? Are you seeking a position that would help you understand the complexities of running your own practice, having the reassurance of a professional and committed management and support team to help guide you?

Key Responsibilities

If so we are seeking an experienced practitioner for our sole-charge practice in Mile End, East London. This is a busy, well-established clinic which continually demonstrates its commitment to its clients and their pets by focusing on providing the best possible client care.

The successful candidate will have a passion for all aspects of first opinion veterinary care. The surgery is only a short walk from  Mile End tube station with fast access to central London and all that has to offer.

The Goddard Veterinary Group are committed to fostering strong and long-lasting relationships with patients, clients and staff alike.

There are no routine out of hours commitments as emergencies outside of surgery hours are covered by our 24-hour hospital in nearby Wanstead. This position offers an excellent and competitive remuneration package including a generous CPD allowance.

Spacious accommodation is available above the surgery if required. Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package.

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Veterinary Surgeon (Medicine)- Wanstead Veterinary Hospital, East London

A rewarding career opportunity exists to join the friendly team at our busy small animal RCVS accredited hospital in Wanstead. We provide an excellent first opinion, emergency, critical care and referral service to our clients and local network of 20 branches and work to the highest clinical standards. There is great diagnostic support with a new CT scanner, diploma holders in imaging providing our CT and ultrasound service, a commercial laboratory and experienced surgeons routinely conducting laparoscopy and thoracoscopy all available on site.

The position would be most suitable for someone with a strong bias toward medicine and/ or emergency medicine. A Certificate holder or someone studying toward a Certificate would be ideal. The successful candidate will be capable of mature decision making whilst working in a busy hospital environment and will share our philosophy of practising to the highest clinical standards and providing excellent client care. You would have the opportunity to work alongside other Certificate holders and Diplomates in a range of specialisms.

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a generous salary and CPD allowance, a profession leading benefits package and pleasant accommodation (if required).  There would be minimal OOH duties and no night work.

If you would like to discuss this vacancy further please call Tom Flynn our Clinical Director on 020 8989 7744

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Veterinary Surgeon – Caterham, Surrey

The Role

We are looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join the team in this busy and well-established practice in Caterham, Surrey.

Key Responsibilities

Working alongside two other vets with a strong nursing support team and a separate reception team, the successful candidate will have a passion for all aspects of first opinion veterinary practice and an ability to foster strong relationships with clients.

The practice has undergone a total refurbishment which includes a new operating theatre and lab area. We have two consultation rooms, a large airy reception area, separate dog and cat wards and we have invested heavily in new equipment (including shoreline kennels, a tub table, an ultrasound and a digital x-ray machine).  There is also a separate staff room and office area.

The working week will be varied and split between our practice at Caterham and the nearby sister branch in Purley. The rota entails a working week of just over 40 hrs per week, some Saturdays and a half day off during the week.  It also includes 1 Sunday in 10 and just one Bank Holiday per year at our main hospital in Wimbledon.  There is no routine night work.

This position offers a generous salary plus an excellent benefits package which includes a generous CPD allowance and private medical health insurance. Accommodation is available if required.

Please feel free to call Marion Chapman on 07572 178825 if you would like to discuss this vacancy in more detail.

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Veterinary Surgeon – Chalfont St Peter, Bucks

Are you looking for a picturesque village location in which to live and work? Chalfont St. Peter is located in one of the most affluent areas to the west of London. Travel is easy with an excellent rail link from Gerrards Cross into London or Birmingham, and road access to the M40 and M25 nearby.

We are seeking a vet to join our four vet practice in Chalfont St Peter. The successful candidate will ideally have at least 2 years’ experience since qualification. This well-established practice presents an exciting opportunity working alongside a professional and committed support team.

Our Chalfont St. Peter surgery upholds the Goddard Group’s usual high standards of customer service and patient care. The successful candidate will have a passion for all aspects of first opinion veterinary practice and will have a demonstrable track record of an ability to foster strong relationships with their clients.

There is no routine out of hours work as emergencies outside opening hours are attended to at the Mandeville Veterinary Hospital in Northolt. The position offers a 4 day working week, working alternate Saturday mornings, 1 Sunday in 8 weeks, and one 8 -10pm shift at the hospital on alternate weeks. In return we can offer an excellent and competitive remuneration package including a generous CPD allowance. Accommodation above the practice is available if required.

Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package

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Veterinary Surgeon (2nd vet) – Hayes End, West London

The Role

This is an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic vet in their 2nd year since graduation wishing to progress their career. We are seeking a second vet to work full time alongside our senior vet at our branch in Hayes End, near Uxbridge in West London.

This is a very busy, long-established branch in a prominent location with potential for further growth. The branch has a very supportive and committed clinical and support team and is well equipped.

Key Responsibilities

The successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work in a sole charge environment and will enjoy all aspects of first opinion work. There will be times during the day when you will be sole charge in the branch, however, support is close by, being only 3 miles from our main hospital in Northolt.

The Goddard Veterinary Group are committed to fostering strong and long-lasting relationships with patients, clients and staff alike. This position offers an excellent and competitive remuneration package including a generous CPD allowance.

Our people are our greatest asset and we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package.

 

Apply now

Emergency Hours Vet (Nights) – Busy Hospital in Northolt, North West London

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join our emergency service team at the Mandeville Veterinary Hospital.

Key Responsibilities

A varied caseload can be expected from our large number of branches and subscriber practices and our own specialists in orthopaedics, ophthalmology and diagnostic imaging. You will have access to the best facilities including digital radiography, ultrasonography and intensive care equipment.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will have practical experience and be skilled in managing all types of medical and surgical emergencies. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to forge good working relationships with your colleagues as well as excelling in client care.

Here at the Goddard Veterinary Group, our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package.

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Emergency Veterinary Surgeon (Nights) – Wanstead, East London

The Role

A rewarding career opportunity exists to join the friendly team at our busy small animal RCVS accredited hospital in Wanstead.

Key Responsibilities

We provide an excellent first opinion, emergency, critical care and referral service to our clients and local network of 20 branches and work to the highest clinical standards. As a result, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to treat a wide range of patients and conditions. There is great diagnostic support with a new CT scanner, diploma holders in imaging providing our CT and ultrasound service, a commercial laboratory and experienced surgeons routinely conducting laparoscopy and thoracoscopy all available on site. All the necessary equipment for patient-side diagnostic testing is available and  RVN nursing cover is provided throughout the night.

Job Requirements

The position would be most suitable for someone with an interest in emergency medicine and surgery. A Certificate holder or someone studying towards a Certificate would be ideal. The successful candidate will be capable of confident mature decision making whilst dealing with a wide range of medical and emergency surgical cases and will share our philosophy of practising to the highest clinical standards and providing excellent client care.

The rota will consist of a rolling 4 nights on duty followed by 4 nights off duty.

The reward will be a generous salary package, CPD allowance and a profession-leading benefits package.

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Veterinary Surgeon – Dagenham, Essex

The Role

Are you searching for a job with clinical freedom? Are you seeking a position that would help you understand the complexities of running your own practice, having the reassurance of a professional and committed management and support team to help guide you?

Key Responsibilities

If so we are seeking an experienced practitioner for our sole-charge practice in Dagenham, Essex. This is a small but busy, well-established clinic which continually demonstrates its commitment to its clients and their pets by focusing on providing the best possible client care. The successful candidate will have a passion for all aspects of first opinion veterinary care.

The Goddard Veterinary Group are committed to fostering strong and long-lasting relationships with patients, clients and staff alike.

There is no routine out of hours commitments as emergencies outside of surgery hours are covered by our 24-hour hospital in nearby Wanstead. This position offers an excellent and competitive remuneration package including a generous CPD allowance.

Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package.

 

Apply now

Veterinary Surgeon – Uxbridge, West London/Middlesex

The Role

We are seeking a 2nd vet at our branch surgery in Uxbridge, West London. This is a long-established branch with potential for growth. The position is full time and would suit a 1 year + graduate who is confident to work sole charge some of the time. The successful applicant will be working alongside an experienced part-time lead vet and a professional and committed support team.

Key Responsibilities

Fully RCVS accredited, our Uxbridge surgery upholds the Goddard Group’s usual high standards of customer service and patient care, and as such will need the leadership of a confident and accomplished vet to run it. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the ability to work in a sole charge environment and will enjoy all aspects of first opinion work.

Uxbridge is a vibrant town just inside and to the west of Greater London. It is served by the Piccadilly and Metropolitan Tube Lines, is close to Heathrow Airport and the M25 and M40 Motorways.

Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package.

 

Apply now

Veterinary Surgeon – Harrow Weald, Middlesex

The Role

Are you searching for a job with clinical freedom? Are you seeking a position that would help you understand the complexities of running your own practice, having the reassurance of a professional and committed management and support team to help guide you?

If so we are seeking an experienced practitioner for our sole-charge practice in Harrow Weald, Middlesex.

Key Responsibilities

This is a small but busy, well-established clinic which continually demonstrates its commitment to its clients and their pets by focusing on providing the best possible client care. The successful candidate will have a passion for all aspects of first opinion veterinary care.

The Goddard Veterinary Group are committed to fostering strong and long-lasting relationships with patients, clients and staff alike.

Harrow Weald is situated in leafy North West London. It is only 20 minutes into Central London by fast mainline trains and the Overground and Bakerloo Tube line into central London and beyond. There is also a frequent direct bus service to Heathrow Airport. The M1 Motorway to the North is a 15-minute drive away.

There is no routine out of hours commitments as emergencies outside of surgery hours are covered by our 24-hour hospital in nearby Northolt. This position offers an excellent and competitive remuneration package including a generous CPD allowance.

Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package.

Apply now

Veterinary Surgeon Part-Time – Epsom Downs

The Role

We are seeking a part-time vet to work one day a week and 1:4 Saturdays with no routine OOH. The role also includes three Sundays and one Bank Holiday per year at our main hospital nearby in Wimbledon.

Key Responsibilities

This is a small but busy practice with good local amenities and located near picturesque Epsom Downs Racecourse. The practice is in good condition with a separate theatre, x-ray and in-house blood machines. You will be supported by an RVN and dedicated receptionist.

The successful candidate will have a passion for all aspects of first opinion veterinary practice and will have a demonstrable track record of an ability to foster strong relationships with their clients.

The position offers a competitive remuneration package including a generous CPD allowance,

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Weekend Vets required – North West and East London

The Role

We are seeking experienced veterinary surgeons to join our team and provide weekend cover at our hospitals in Wanstead and Northolt.

Key Responsibilities

We provide an excellent first opinion, emergency, critical care and referral service to our local network of branches and work to the highest clinical standards. Successful candidates will have practical experience and be skilled in managing all types of medical and surgical cases.

Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package.

Apply now

Veterinary Nurses

As a nurse with the Goddard Veterinary Group, you will have the opportunity to utilise your skills to the fullest potential.

Floating Registered Veterinary Nurse – South West London

The Role

We are looking for an RVN to be one of two ‘floating’ nurses.  This position would suit a nurse with an outgoing and sociable character and requires experience and confidence in your nursing skills.

Key responsibilities

You will work between our many practices in SW London and its suburbs, including our emergency and referral Hospital. The rota may include long spells in one location, and at other times working at several different branches. You will be required to work Saturdays and night work at our 24hr Hospital in Wimbledon Village but shifts are distributed fairly. The rota is given in advance as much as possible, but due to the nature of the job may involve last minute changes, so the successful candidate will be adaptable and open to flexibility.

We offer a generous salary, funded CPD and a profession-leading benefits package.  Accommodation can be provided if necessary.

If you would like an informal chat about this position please call Julie Johnson, Head Vet on 07908 54302

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Registered Veterinary Nurse – Wanstead Veterinary Hospital

The Role

A vacancy has arisen for an RVN at our newly refurbished first, second and referral small animal hospital in Wanstead.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be working alongside our team of qualified and student nurses to provide a high standard of care for our clients and hospital patients. As a nurse at Wanstead, you will see an exciting and varied caseload and have the opportunity to continually develop your nursing skills in surgical, medical and emergency nursing.

This is a full-time position (40 hour week) with 1:4 weekends.

Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package.

Apply now

Registered Veterinary Nurse – Chalfont St Peter, Bucks

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an RVN to join our busy multi-vet surgery at Chalfont St. Peter. Working alongside our existing team of four vets, this busy well-established practice presents an exciting opportunity working with a professional and committed support team

Key Responsibilities

Our Chalfont St. Peter surgery upholds the Goddard Group’s usual high standards of customer service and patient care. The successful candidate will need to enjoy working as part of a team and have excellent organisational and communication skills.

The practice is in a leafy village to the west of London. Travel is easy with an excellent rail link from Gerrards Cross into London or Birmingham, and road access to the M40 and M25 nearby.

We offer a generous remuneration and benefits package and very supportive funding of CPD.

Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package.

 

 

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Registered Veterinary Hospital Nurse (Maternity Cover) – Wimbledon, South West London

The Role

We are seeking an RVN to join the existing team of experienced nurses at the Stone Lion Veterinary Hospital. This busy hospital offers a varied caseload of routine procedures, emergency and critical care, as well as specialist work with an ophthalmologist, orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeon, dentist, dermatologist and physiotherapist.

Stone Lion has digital x-ray, ultrasound, comprehensive in-house blood analysers, a multi-parameter including capnography and blood pressure monitoring, used as standard. We are an RCVS Accredited Hospital and hold an ISFM Gold Award for Cat Friendly Clinics.

Key Responsibilities

The rota involves some weekend work but no nights or on-call. The hospital environment can be challenging but will utilise all of your nursing skills. Stone Lion is an interesting and rewarding place to work and always offers a supportive and friendly team spirit.

Job Requirements

We require a reasonably experienced nurse who can confidently work alone, although training and support will be provided. This is a fixed term contract for maternity cover but we are always seeking experienced veterinary nurses and may well be able to offer a permanent position at the end of the contract.

Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package.

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Part-time RVNs for weekend work only – Northolt, North West London

The Role

We require Registered Veterinary Nurses to join the weekend and OOH teams at the Mandeville Veterinary Hospital.

Key Responsibilities

These exciting positions will include emergency and critical care nursing as well as be assisting the vets in surgical and medical procedures.

There is great flexibility in hours and shifts.

Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package.

Apply now

Full-Time ‘Floating’ Nurse – North West London

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join the North West Region as a floating nurse providing holiday and sickness cover across our branch network in NW London. This full-time position, working 40 hours per week, offers the flexibility of working as a locum but with the additional benefits of a permanent position such as paid annual leave, a generous CPD allowance and of course the reliability of work.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will need to be able to travel to our sites across NW London and be prepared to work a mix of late and early day shifts and weekends according to the needs of the practice. No OOH or night work is required.

Job Requirements

Excellent interpersonal skills are essential for this position owing to the need to develop good working relationships with all members of staff. Confidence in all aspects of medical and surgical nursing are required for this demanding but rewarding position.

Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package.

 

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Veterinary Nursing Assistants

Many of our veterinary nurses joined the Group as Nursing Assistants. We are proud to offer a career path from these entry positions all the way to qualification as a nurse.

We currently have no vacancies for Veterinary Nursing Assistants

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Administration and Support

We offer a variety of opportunities to support our clinical teams.

Regional Manager – South West London

The Goddard Veterinary Group is the UK’s largest private practice and comprises three hospitals and a large network of well-equipped branches across London. It is split into five geographical areas, each run by a Regional Manager in their individual style, free of the typical demands of corporate practices. We seek to employ an experienced manager to be based in Wimbledon who has the expertise to lead a region of about 75 veterinary and nursing staff around South West London.

The successful applicant will be expected to display strong all-round ability in maintaining standards that meet PSS requirements; offering supportive care to our personnel; meeting financial objectives and ensuring high and improving standards of service for our valued clientele and their pets.

A very competitive salary, car and benefits package is on offer with an invitation to undertake further study and qualifications.

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Receptionist – New Addington, Surrey

We are seeking a friendly receptionist who loves people as much as they love pets, to join our busy veterinary practice in New Addington. Working 15.5 hours per week – Monday and Wednesday mornings and alternate Thursday or Friday mornings plus 1 in 5 Saturdays, 8.30-12pm at our nearby Croydon surgery and 1.30 – 4.30pm at our New Addington surgery.

New Addington is a busy, well established practice with a small close knit and experienced team. This a rewarding and enjoyable role provided you are well organised, good at communicating and enjoy being busy.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of delivering exceptional customer service.

Whilst experience within a veterinary environment is highly desirable, it is not considered essential for the right candidate provided you are willing to clean up the odd accident here and there!

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