Veterinary Surgeon
I have just started working for Goddards and the support I have received has been incredible. I've never felt more instantly at home at a practice and I have never worked with such a strong team where everyone is valued. They have supported me massively in both my veterinary work and also personally, which makes all of the difference.
Veterinary Surgeon (current employee) - 9 Oct 2018*
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Supportive Management and Brilliant Team
My move to GVG was the best thing I could have done with my career. Coming from a small private practice with minimal management and zero progression, Goddard were able to offer me everything I was after - a competitive salary, a great working environment, career progression and a management team that are second to none. I have never felt more supported in my role as a nurse and I could not think of anywhere else I would rather work.
Senior RVN (current employee) - 18th July 2018*
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Incredibly friendly and supportive practice
Having recently started at Goddards, I have never received such a friendly welcome from a company. I have been blown away by how amazing the team is - from managers to kennel assistants, and how well they all work together and support each other. I have never been to a company where every single person I have met has been so welcoming and genuinely happy to help me with anything that I've needed. Being part of such a great team makes all the difference to a working day.
Veterinary Surgeon (current employee) - 9th October 2018*
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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.

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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- Enfield , North London

Job Code: Enfield Vet

Small but perfectly formed our Enfield branch has been caring for pets and their owners in the local community for nearly 40 years. It has a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, a dedicated, longstanding team and loyal clients. We are seeking a vet with a passion for small animal medicine and who would like a surgery on which to make their mark! Great transport links into Liverpool St Station in just 22 minutes !

The role is a 4 1/2-day week with a half day on a Wednesday and Saturdays are alternate. There is no night work or on call. To provide a mix between branch and hospital work we would like you to join the Sunday Rota (only 1:8) at our RCVS accredited first opinion and referral hospital in Wanstead; The role is sole charge but is fully supported by the hospital and we use an animal ambulance service to transport critical cases. We have excellent support staff; our lovely experienced RVN Jennifer and Ciara, our student nurse. We are very proud of our great local reputation, please have a look at our lovely reviews on Google and Vet Help Direct to see why!

Our ideal candidate is a confident and accomplished veterinary surgeon with great people skills, with at least two years’ experience and will have a great track record of fostering strong relationships with their clients. In return we can offer an excellent salary, £50,000 with potential to increase with growth of the practice. The Goddard Veterinary Group offers a minimum of £2000 CPD allowance and 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 benefit package including increasing holiday allowance ( up to 6 weeks ! ), BUPA private health insurance as well as cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc, plus generous shopping and leisure discounts.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family -run business and would like to know more please call Fiona Stephens on 07507694673

 

 

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Veterinary Surgeon – Acton, West London

Job Code: acton

The Role

We are seeking an experienced  feline friendly vet  for our busy practice in Acton, West London. This is a long established and hugely successful branch in a popular residential area of London. Built in an old bank the practice has lots of space and has a unique cat kennels built in the old vault! Acton  has a complete in -house Idexx lab suite, digital and dental x-ray.

Acton is part of the IFSM cat friendly scheme with separate cat and dog kennels and in fact, our lovely RVN Margaret, recently received the Distance Learning Award for best result achieved in the Diploma in Feline Nursing. Margaret was presented with the award at the recent International Cat Care (ICC) annual awards ceremony. The practice also is involved with lots of work for the Cat’s Protection.

The current rota is 4 days a week and alternate Saturdays . The role involves no night work or on call. Experience being part of the hospital team at our recently refurbished hospital in Northolt on 1:8 Sundays.

Key Responsibilities

Fully RCVS accredited, our Acton 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.

The successful applicant needs to be comfortable at sole charge however you are fully supported by our state-of-the-art hospital (Mandeville) with CT, imaging suite and an array of specialists. You will also be working alongside an experienced, professional and committed support team

We can offer a salary of £50,000 per annum plus a generous CPD allowance. 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 benefit package including increasing holiday allowance (up to 6 weeks! ), BUPA private health insurance as well as cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts.

Pleasant self -contained accommodation with a shared outside space is available if required.

Acton is a great place to live and work with fantastic rail and tube links and cross-rail is on its way!

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family -run business and would like to know more please call Adrian Hayter for an informal chat on 0208845 5677

 

 

 

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Veterinary Surgeon- Combined Hospital ( Mandeville ) and Branch ( Greenford ) Role

Job Code: Greenford

Great opportunity for a combined branch and hospital veterinary role. We are seeking an experienced vet to consult at our well-established Greenford branch but to operate at our Tier 3 hospital in Northolt complete with a CT, imaging suite, endoscopes and an array of specialists. The Greenford branch is a hit with their clients and patients as they were voted Best London Vet in the Best UK Vets 2016 awards!

This role combines the best of all worlds; building strong relationships with your clients at the branch as the sole vet but benefiting from the excellent facilities and support at the hospital.

Our ideal candidate will have 2 years’ experience and will be a vet looking to develop their career. We are seeking a vet with a passion for all aspects of first opinion veterinary practice and an ability to foster strong client relationships. The ability to speak Polish would also be advantageous.

The full -time role would involve 1: 2 Saturdays and every Wednesday afternoon off as the branch closes at 12. We would also consider a part-time job share role.

We can offer an excellent salary and a generous £2000 CPD allowance.  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 a great benefit package including increasing holiday allowance (up to 6 weeks!), BUPA private health insurance as well as cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family-run business please call Fiona Stephens on 07507694673

 

 

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Veterinary Surgeon ideal for 2017 Graduate; Friendly Supportive Team – Hayes End, West London

Job Code: hayes end

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic vet in their 2nd year since graduation wishing to progress their career in a supportive environment. We are seeking a second vet to work full time alongside our amazing senior vet Hazel in Hayes End, near Uxbridge in West London. This is a very busy, long-established branch in a prominent location. The branch has a very supportive and committed clinical and support team.

The practice is well equipped with digital and dental x-ray, endoscopes, diathermy, suction and comprehensive in-house laboratory. The role involves a small amount of sole charge; however, support is very close -by from our excellent hospital in Northolt recently refurbished, complete with CT, imaging suite and an array of specialists.

The current rota is Monday, Tuesday and Friday 9am-6pm. Wednesdays 9am -7pm. Thursdays alternate day off or 9am -7pm. Alternate Saturdays 9am-4pm.Experience being part of the hospital team at Mandeville on a 1:8 Sunday rota.

There is an excellent salary on offer and really attractive recently refurbished accommodation if required.

We can offer an excellent and competitive salary including a generous CPD allowance. 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 benefit package including increasing holiday allowance (up to 6 weeks!), BUPA private health insurance as well as cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family -run business and would like to know more please call Adrian Hayter for an informal chat on 0208845 5677

 

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Lead Veterinary Surgeon – Caterham, Surrey

Job Code: vet caterham

 

We are looking for an experienced senior veterinary surgeon to lead the team in this busy and well-established practice in Caterham, Surrey. The practice is located in an attractive area just off the High St, a short stroll from Waitrose , Café Nero and the local train station ( with fast links into Central London ) .Caterham has a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, a dedicated, longstanding team  and loyal clients. The practice has undergone a total refurbishment which includes a new operating theatre and lab area.  We have two consultation rooms, separate staff rooms and offices, a large airy reception area, separate dog and cat wards and lots of new equipment (including shoreline kennels, a tub table, ultrasound and a digital x-ray machine – dental x-ray is also on its way!) .

We are seeking a vet with a passion for small animal medicine and who would like a surgery on which to make their mark! An interest in ultrasound and surgery would be an advantage. The rota is a 4-day week  and  1:3 Saturdays , with just five Sundays a year at our main hospital in Wimbledon.  There is no night work or on call required.    Attractive accommodation  is also available .

We can offer an excellent salary and a generous £2000 CPD allowance.  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 a great benefit package including increasing holiday allowance (up to 6 weeks!), BUPA private health insurance as well as cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well established independent family-run business and would like to know more please call Fiona Stephens on  07507 694673

 

 

 

 

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Veterinary Surgeon Full or Part Time Ewell

Job Code: Ewell full or part time

We are looking for an experienced vet for three days per week and 1:4 Saturdays at our lovely multi-vet practice in Ewell, which has just undergone complete refurbishment. This can be combined with one day at another local  branch to become a full time position.

Our Ewell branch has been established for over 60 years and in 2009 became part of the Goddard Veterinary Group.  The team are extremely experienced, with the Senior Vet Anne having been with the practice 25 years. James, our second vet, started as a work experience student many years ago and after working in other practices settled back here!  The support team consists of our Head Nurse Heather RVN and Michelle RVN both with over 20 years’ experience, Sam a qualified RVN who trained at Ewell, Jannine our lovely receptionist of 10 years and Hayley our SVN.  The clients are equally loyal and lovely; happy to work up cases and follow our advice. We are very proud of our reputation. Please have a look at our 5-star reviews on Google and Vet Help Direct to see why!

The role involves alternate Mondays and Wednesdays, to allow for a long weekend every other weekend, (there is some flexibility in this if the candidate would prefer a fixed day) and every Thursday and Friday. The hours are 8.30am-7pm but consults don’t start until 9am allowing a relaxed start to the day.  Saturdays are 8.30am–4pm and are on a 1:4 rota.  There is no night work or on call. To provide a mix between branch and hospital work, we would like you to join the Sunday rota for three Sundays a year and one Bank Holiday at our RCVS accredited Tier 3 hospital in Wimbledon (The Stone Lion Veterinary Hospital).

The Ewell branch benefits from separate dog and cat kennels, large walk-in kennels, in-house bloods, digital x-ray (and dental x-ray is coming at the end of the year).  We also have ultrasound and a Tonopen and Sevoflurane for exotic work.

Our ideal candidate is someone with at least two years’ experience and will have a passion for all aspects of first opinion veterinary practice and will have a great track record of fostering strong relationships with their clients.

In return we can offer an excellent and competitive salary including a generous CPD allowance.  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 benefit package including increasing holiday allowance (up to 6 weeks!), BUPA private health insurance as well as cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc, plus generous shopping and leisure discounts.  Accommodation is available, close to the practice in a lovely three bedroomed flat in an affluent area of Epsom next to the race course, if required.

Ewell is a lovely place to live and work, with a range of pubs, restaurants and shops. There are excellent transport connections into London Bridge and Waterloo but equally easy access to the leafy Surrey countryside.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family-run business and would like to know more please call Marion Chapman on 07572 178825

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Veterinary Surgeon (Emergency & Critical Care) – Northolt, North West London

Job Code: Night Vet Northolt

Love ECC work but want a good work -life -balance? We are looking for an experienced ECC vet to come and join our dynamic and friendly team at the recently refurbished Mandeville Hospital. We have all the toys; CT, digital x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopes, intensive care equipment and much much more! A varied caseload can be expected from our large number of branches and subscriber practices and we have our own specialists in orthopaedics, ophthalmology and diagnostic imaging.

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. The role would involves a combination of days with some nights and would equate to 13 and 1/2 shifts per month.

Excellent salary and benefits package; including increasing holiday allowance, BUPA health insurance and cashback and generous shopping discounts! Accommodation available if required.

Mandeville offers a friendly and fun working environment with a very sociable and outgoing team. Come and find out why we’re known as the fun region!

If you would like to discuss this exciting and flexible opportunity further please call Mattea Lenhoff, on 0208 845 5677.

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Veterinary Surgeon -Lovely multi-vet practice 25 minutes from Central London, Chalfont St Peter

Are you looking for a picturesque village location in which to live and work and a  friendly supportive practice with great clinical standards, then this is the job for you !

Chalfont St. Peter is a lovely village just to the west of London. Travel is easy with an excellent rail link from Gerrards Cross into central London (25 minutes) and road access to the M40 and M25 nearby.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced vet to join our friendly  four vet practice in Chalfont St Peter.  This well-established community focused practice presents an exciting opportunity working alongside a professional and committed support team. The practice benefits from separate dog and cat wards, excellent in house lab, dental and digital x-ray and lots of space !

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 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 sole charge , night work or on call  as emergencies outside opening hours are attended to at the Mandeville Veterinary Hospital in Northolt. The position offers a four day working week ; 9am-7pm  ( every Tuesday off ), working alternate Saturday’s,  mornings only ( 9am-12pm) , 1 Sunday in 8  at our RCVS  accredited newly refurbished hospital at Mandeville ( complete with it’s own CT , imaging suite and a host of specialists ) .

In return we can offer an excellent and competitive salary including a generous CPD allowance. 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. Accommodation above the practice is available with a lovely garden if required. We have an excellent benefit package including increasing holiday allowance ( up to 6 weeks ! ) ,BUPA private health insurance as well as cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family -run business and would like to know more please call Fiona Stephens for an informal chat on 07507694673

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Veterinary Surgeon – New Addington, Surrey

Job Code: new addington vet 2018

Small but perfectly formed! Our New Addington branch has been caring for pets and their owners in the local community for nearly 30 years and became part of the Goddard Veterinary Group in 2012. It has a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, a dedicated, longstanding team and loyal clients. We are seeking a vet with a passion for small animal medicine and who would like a surgery on which to make their mark!

The role is a 4 1/2-day week, hours are 8.30am -7pm but consults don’t start until 9am allowing a relaxed start to the day. The half day each week is on a Wednesday and Saturdays are alternate; 8.30am-4.30pm. The services of a nearby out of hours provider is used so there is no night work or on call. To provide a mix between branch and hospital work we would like you to join the Sunday rota (only 1:10) at our RCVS accredited tier 3 hospital in Wimbledon (The Stone lion Veterinary Hospital). The role is sole charge but is fully supported by Stone lion and we use an animal ambulance service to transport critical cases.

New Addington has recently been refurbished and benefits from walk-in dog kennels, a comprehensive in -house lab suite and digital x-ray. You are fully supported by excellent support staff; two experienced RVN’s and a part time receptionist. We are very proud of our great local reputation, please have a look at our lovely reviews on Google and Vet Help Direct to see why!

Our ideal candidate is a confident and accomplished veterinary surgeon with great people skills, with at least two years’ experience and will have a great track record of fostering strong relationships with their clients. In return we can offer an excellent salary, £50,000 with potential to increase with growth of the practice. The Goddard Veterinary Group offers a minimum of £2000 CPD allowance and 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 benefit package including increasing holiday allowance ( up to 6 weeks ! ), BUPA private health insurance as well as cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc, plus generous shopping and leisure discounts. Accommodation is available if needed, above the practice in a lovely well -presented flat with a separate private entrance and a large garden. New Addington also benefits from great transport links into Central London but also easy access to the lovely Surrey countryside,

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family -run business and would like to know more please call Marion Chapman on 07572 178825

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Out of Hours Emergency Critical Care Vet – Wimbledon, South West London

The Role

Attractive shift pattern .  Accommodation available

We are looking for an experienced vet to provide emergency and critical care at our RCVS accredited Stone Lion Veterinary Hospital in Wimbledon Village.

Key Responsibilities

A varied caseload can be expected from our subscriber practices. We have digital radiography, ultrasonography, endoscopy, full in-house blood analysers, intensive care equipment plus the support of a permanent practice RVN at all times.

Job Requirements

We require someone who is confident in managing medical and surgical emergencies, and who has excellent communication skills and the compassion required to provide a high standard of care to patient and clients alike.

The current rota is 3 weeks on, 1 week off, working pattern to be agreed.

We can offer an excellent and competitive salary including a generous CPD allowance. 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 benefit package including increasing holiday allowance ( up to 6 weeks ! ), BUPA private health insurance as well as cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well established independent family-run business and would like to know more please call Fiona Stephens on 07507 694673

 

 

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Veterinary Surgeon ideal for 2017 Graduate; Friendly supportive team – Uxbridge, West London

Job Code: uxbridge

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 very experienced senior vet at our branch in Uxbridge, West London. Lovely supportive friendly team!

This is a well-established practice with good local amenities, close to Uxbridge town centre. The practice has digital and dental x-ray and in-house blood machines.

The role involves a small amount of sole charge; however, support is close by from our main hospital in Northolt complete with CT, imaging suite and array of specialists. You will also be supported by an experienced nursing team and dedicated receptionist.

The current rota is Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9am-7pm. Tuesday’s 9am-2pm. Alternate Friday’s day off or 9am-7pm. Alternate Saturdays. There is no night work or on call as emergencies are covered by the dedicated OOH team at the Mandeville. Also, be part of the hospital team at this state-of-the-art hospital on a 1:8 Sunday rota .

There is an excellent salary on offer and really attractive recently refurbished accommodation if required.

We can offer an excellent and competitive salary including a generous CPD allowance. 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 benefit package including increasing holiday allowance (up to 6 weeks!), BUPA private health insurance as well as cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts.

Uxbridge is a great place to live and work; well served by the Metropolitan and Piccadilly tube lines and is close to the M40 and M25 motorways.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family -run business and would like to know more please call Adrian Hayter for an informal chat on 0208845 5677

 

 

 

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Veterinary Surgeon – Floating Roles available throughout London and Surrey

Love the variety of locuming but not the financial insecurity?  We have the perfect role for you in our well-established independent family run practice!

A varied and diverse position that allows you to experience different environments from RCVS accredited hospitals with an array of specialists to sole charge branches; but with the peace of mind of paid holidays, sick pay, generous CPD allowance and a great benefit package. This flexible role can be adapted for full or part-time work. Attractive accommodation available if needed.

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 benefit package including increasing holiday allowance (up to 6 weeks!), BUPA private health insurance as well as cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts.

If you are interested in this rewarding role, working with a family -run business and would like to know more please call Fiona Stephens on 07507694673

 

 

 

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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.

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Veterinary Nurses

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

Qualified RVN Eastcote West London. No Saturdays required !

Job Code: Eastcote RVN

We are looking for qualified RVN to work at our lovely practice in the leafy suburb of Eastcote near Pinner in Middlesex. We have a well established and friendly team and the practice is very much part of the local community. The branch is situated on a popular high street and is a 10-minute walk from Eastcote tube station on the Metropolitan and Piccadilly Lines with regular trains to Central London, Harrow, Heathrow and Uxbridge.

The role is a 4-day week (36 hours) Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri; 9am until 7pm with no Saturdays (although some flexibility to assist with holiday cover would be an asset).

Excellent salary and  benefit package including increasing holiday allowance, enrolment on to our Simplyhealth Cashback Plan which provides cash back on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, opticians, chiropractor fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts , fully funded CPD and paid BVNA and RCVS registration fees!

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working for a well-established independent family run business and would like to know more, please call Tanya Wicks on 02088455677 or click the apply button!

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2nd Year SVN- Putney, South West London

A rare opportunity has arisen for a second-year student veterinary nurse to join our busy Putney branch.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent and relevant client care experience. The role involves a high level of face to face contact with our clients so you must have the confidence, empathy and experience to provide the standard of care and the personal touch we expect for our clients.

This position is for 37 hours per week including some Saturday work.

By joining the Goddard Veterinary Group, you will be part of a team dedicated to providing excellent standards of client and animal care. This is a hands-on role in a small team so the ideal candidate will need to be adaptable, flexible and willing to work at all levels.

Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package including increasing holiday allowance, cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family -run business and would like to know more; please call Fiona Stephens on 07507 694673

 

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Senior Branch RVN- Croydon

Job Code: Croydon RVN

Like a great salary and working for an independent family run business? Come and visit us at our lovely branch in Croydon!

We are seeking an experienced RVN to lead the lovely team in this friendly and successful clinic. The practice has great facilities including dental and digital x-ray and a new comprehensive Idexx in-house lab suite. We have a close-knit team, as well as wonderful, bonded clients. We pride ourselves on the level of service we offer our clients, and always work to the highest standards.

Our ideal candidate is someone who is organised, efficient, confident in all GP nursing duties and capable of establishing strong relationships with colleagues, patients and our clients.  Training is important to us, so we are looking for someone willing to be a clinical coach in the future. Full support and training will be given if you have no prior coaching experience.

No night work or on call is required as this service is provided by our Tier 3 Hospital in Wimbledon. Some Saturday work is required at the branch and minimal share of the weekend day-time hospital rota (1:10). May suit a candidate wanting to take their first steps into team leadership.

Excellent salary for the right candidate! Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package including increasing holiday allowance, cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts. . The Goddard Veterinary Group sees CPD as an investment in the individual as well as for the practice and is actively encouraged!

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If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family -run business and would like to know more; please call Fiona Stephens on 07507 694 673 or apply now!

 

 

 

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RVN- Wanstead Veterinary Hospital

Job Code: RVN Wanstead

Looking to fulfil your potential as an RVN? We have an exciting opportunity at our well-equipped first opinion and referral RCVS accredited Small Animal Hospital in Wanstead. Goddard Veterinary Group are proud to be family owned and independent since 1952.

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. Our nurses see an exciting and varied caseload and have the opportunity to continually develop their nursing skills in surgical, medical and emergency nursing. Our team are actively encouraged to advance their careers with our generous CPD package. This is a full-time position (40-hour week) with 1:4 weekends.

Our ideal candidate must have;

  • Excellent clinical, communication and time management skills;
  • A passion for animal welfare and gold standard patient care;

Package and benefits;

  • A competitive salary;
  • An excellent benefit package including increasing holiday allowance, enrolment on to our SimplyHealth Cashback Plan which provides cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractor fees etc, plus generous shopping and leisure discounts , fully funded CPD and paid BVNA and RCVS registration fees!
  • Pleasant, local accommodation available if required;

Wanstead offers a beautiful high street with a range of pubs, restaurants and shops all within a short walking distance of the practice. Westfield, Stratford and Central London are easily accessible via the Central Line, alternatively, make the most of your free time with a relaxing walk through Epping Forest.

 

For more info or an informal chat please call Nicola Barrigan on 020 8989 7744 or apply now.

 

 

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RVN Surgical Interest – Mandeville Veterinary Hospital

A rewarding career opportunity exists to join the friendly nursing team at our busy small animal RCVS accredited hospital in Northolt. We provide an excellent first opinion, emergency, critical care and referral service to our clients and local network of 11 branches and work to the highest clinical standards. There is great diagnostic support with a new CT scanner and a diploma holder in imaging providing our CT and ultrasound service.  Experienced surgeons perform soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries and the Mandeville Hospital has recently introduced a laparoscopy service.

We are looking for a compassionate and dedicated nurse with strong communication skills and a natural ability to work closely with others. May suit confident recently qualified nurse. An interest in surgical nursing and anaesthesia would be advantageous.We value our nurses and want to see them develop. Training and support are provided: CPD is funded and actively encouraged.

The rota involves some weekend work but no nights or on-call. Mandeville Veterinary Hospital is an interesting and rewarding place to work. You will be able to fully utilise your nursing skills working with a supportive and friendly team.

Excellent salary and  benefit package including increasing holiday allowance, enrolment on to our SimplyHealth Cashback Plan which provides cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractor fees etc, plus generous shopping and leisure discounts , fully funded CPD and paid BVNA and RCVS registration fees!

Accommodation available if required making living in London affordable.

Mandeville offers a friendly and fun working environment, with a great work life balance. Come and find out why we’re known as the fun region!

For more information or an informal chat please call Tanya Wicks Head Nurse on 02088455677

 

 

 

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Night Nurse Wanstead Hospital

Looking to fulfil your potential as an RVN? Love emergency and critical care (ECC) work but also looking for a great work-life balance? We have an exciting opportunity for a Night RVN at our independent RVCS accredited small animal hospital in Wanstead.

The role involves;

  • Working alongside the on-site veterinary surgeon to care for hospitalised patients;
  • Assisting with emergencies as they arise;
  • A 5 night on/5 night off rota equating to an average 35 hour working week;
  • 10 hour working shifts (11.30pm-9.30am).

Our ideal candidate must have;

  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent clinical and time management skills;
  • A passion for animal welfare and gold standard patient care;
  • An interest in ECC and be willing to study towards further qualifications in this area.

Previous experience in a hospital environment would be an advantage

Package and benefits;

  • Pleasant, local accommodation;
  • A competitive salary;
  • An excellent benefit package including increasing holiday allowance, enrolment on to our BUPA cashback plan, generous shopping discounts, fully funded CPD and paid BVNA and RCVS registration fees!

The hospital sees a large and varied caseload and our nurses are actively encouraged to advance their careers with our generous CPD package.

To help you make the most of your fantastic rota, Wanstead offers a beautiful high street with a range of pubs, restaurants and shops all within a short walking distance of the practice. Westfield, Stratford and central London are easily accessible via the Central Line, alternatively, make the most of your free time with a relaxing walk through Epping Forest.

 

For more info or an informal chat please call Nicola Barrigan on 020 8989 7744

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2nd year Student Veterinary Nurse – East London

Job Code: second year nurse

The Role

A vacancy has arisen for a second year Student Veterinary Nurse 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 veterinary nurses to provide a high standard of care for our clients and hospital patients. Our nurses see an exciting and varied caseload and have the opportunity to continually develop their nursing skills in surgical, medical and emergency nursing.

This is a full-time position (40 hour week) with 1:4 weekends and 3 Bank Holidays per year

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

For more information or an informal chat please call Nicola Barrigan on 020 8989 7744

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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.

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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.

Animal Nursing Assistance, North West London

 

A rare opportunity has arisen for an animal nursing assistant at our Acton branch.  This has potential to become a veterinary nurse training position in the future.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent and relevant client care experience. The role involves a high level of face to face contact with our clients so you must have the confidence, empathy and experience to provide the standard of care and the personal touch we expect for our clients.

Previous experience within a veterinary practice or with animals is desirable.

This position is for full time hours including some Saturday work.

By joining the Goddard Veterinary Group, you will be part of a team dedicated to providing excellent standards of client and animal care. This is a hands-on role in a small team so the ideal candidate will need to be adaptable, flexible and willing to work at all levels.

Our people are our greatest asset so we look after them with a profession-leading benefits package including increasing holiday allowance, cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc., plus generous shopping and leisure discounts.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family -run business and would like to know more; please call Tanya Wicks on 02088455677

 

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Administration and Support

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



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  locum 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 locum 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.


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