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Veterinary Nurse

Goddard Veterinary Group
Wimbledon Park, London (Greater)
Salary of £31,000-£35,000
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

Job Details

We are looking for an RVN to join our team of standout nurses on a full-time basis, at the established Stone Lion Veterinary Hospital in Wimbledon.




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



Our RVN salary band is £31,000 to £35,000 depending on experience and allowing room for growth and development within the role.



As a Goddard RVN you will benefit from:



- 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays
- 2 days paid CPD leave every year
- Additional responsibility allowance (where applicable)
- Relocation assistance (where applicable)
- Flexible working options
- Generous colleague introduction reward
- 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme
- RCVS and BVNA fees covered
- The opportunity to join our private medical insurance scheme at a reduced rate, as well as a medical cashback plan involving refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractic fees, and more
- Shopping discounts
- Generous colleague discounts
- Petplan 20% colleague discount



About the role



Stone Lion Veterinary Hospital offers a varied caseload of routine procedures, emergency and critical care, as it not only has its own first opinion client base, but also supports the surrounding Goddard practices for internal referral cases that require hospital expertise.



The hospital also provides specialist work with an orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeon, dermatologist, and physiotherapist.



Stone Lion is equipped with everything you would expect from a 24-hour hospital and are now offering laparoscopic spays. We are an RCVS Accredited Hospital and for the cat lovers out there, hold an ISFM Silver Award for Cat Friendly Clinics.



You will be joining a fully staffed team of experienced vets, RVNs, trainee nurses and clinical management with a wealth of knowledge, working across different areas of the hospital including theatre, ward and consults.



Stone Lion are incredibly proud of their reputation within the group for their positive team dynamic.



Stone Lion is located in the heart of picturesque Wimbledon Village, you will feel like you are working on a film set! Then for those well needed nights out in London you are within an hour's train to all the hot spots.



This role will be perfect for an RVN who thrives in a fast-paced hospital environment and is wanting to soak up as much knowledge as possible!



This is a full-time position including a 1:4 weekend rotation with time off in lieu, and 1 bank holiday per year. There are NO on-call requirements for this position.



About us



In 2022 we celebrated our 70th anniversary and now have 46 branches, three 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&As 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 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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