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Internal Medicine Veterinary Surgeon

Goddard Veterinary Group
Wanstead, London (Greater)
Salary of £45,000-£73,000
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

Job Details

At Wanstead Veterinary Hospital we have an internal medicine role available that will provide a vet with this area of expertise and interest the ability to thrive and develop their skills further and help support our junior vets.

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

The salary band for this full-time position is £45,000 to £73,000 depending on prior experience and growth within the role.

As a Goddard Vet you will benefit from:

- 6.6 weeks annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
- Generous relocation assistance
- CPD budget every year
- 5 days’ paid CPD leave every year 
- Flexible working options
- 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 role

We are ideally looking for an applicant with either an internal medicine or ECC Certificate, or a strong GP vet looking to focus more on medicine, particularly diagnostic imaging, and who wants to work in a fast-paced hospital with a large and complex case load enabling them to develop their skills in this area.

This full-time role is based on a 40-hour week, inclusive of weekend rotation.

The shift pattern is made up of 9am to 7pm and 12pm to 10pm shifts, so you will have the opportunity to work with both our day and dedicated night team.

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.

There is excellent diagnostic support, with a new CT scanner, a commercial laboratory, a strong medical team that you will be part of, and experienced surgeons routinely conducting advanced orthopaedic, soft tissue, and minimally invasive surgery all available on site. You will also be fully supported by a team of experienced hospital vets including a senior medic/ECC vet, our incredible nursing team made up of experienced RVN's, students, nursing assistants and front of house team, as well as on site clinical managers.

Wanstead itself is on the outskirts of leafy Essex, but has quick and direct transport links that take you straight into all areas of London! There is a bustling café and restaurant culture in Wanstead so you will never be short of places to visit for a treat.


About us

In 2022 we celebrated our 70th anniversary and have 44 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 this 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! #ind1


Goddard Veterinary Group offers opportunities to all levels of talent within the veterinary industry — we care for our people as much as we do for our pets. If you are a strong team player looking to share our philosophy of practising to the highest clinical standards and providing excellent client care, then why not get in touch? Goddard Veterinary Group was born in 1952 and since then we have grown our business across London with 44 neighbourhood practices, three 24-hour hospitals, our own nursing college, and expanding contact centre.Goddard Veterinary Group

We have a great reputation for looking after our staff; over 20% of our team have been with us for 10 years or more and we are proud of our many 5-star employee reviews on Indeed. At the heart of it all, we really value our team. We have created a Colleague Forum to listen to our peers’ views and we have run many virtual Town Hall meetings throughout the pandemic giving us the opportunity to run live polls and Q & A sessions, ensuring we are making the right decisions for our people. All our senior managers are Mental Health First Aid trained and we offer Wellness Plans for all our new starters, so you know you are in good hands.

We are a forward-thinking organisation with big ambitions. We have developed our own successful contact centre to help ease reception pressure in our busy clinics and allow us more time to chat with our clients about their needs. This year we have a big programme of refurbishments and we are continually reviewing our clinics’ equipment needs to help make them the best they can be.

The bright lights of the city are easily accessible from all our locations, giving you the opportunity to enjoy London at its fullest, whether that be a stroll in leafy parks, meeting people in buzzing bars or having a night out in Theatreland — working with Goddard Veterinary Group can open many doors, in more ways than one. 

Company info
Goddard Veterinary Group
Claygate House
Manor Road
Woodford Green

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