VN Diploma Course Leader - London (Greater)

Goddard Veterinary Group
London (Greater)
Excellent salary : Paid RCVS/BVNA/CPD. Shopping & Leisure discounts. Simply Health & more !
Closing date
28 May 2021

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Small Animal
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse Trainer
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Goddards Pic 1 [square]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 The 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

Goddards Pic 2Excellent salary for the right candidate! We offer a great benefits package including; increasing holiday allowance based on length of service, enrolment on to our Simply Health 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.

Goddards Pic 3 [square]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, our own, and 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 or apply now.


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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 practicing 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.

We have a great reputation for looking after our staff; over 20% of our team have been with us 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 allowing 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 way than one. 

Find Us
Goddard Veterinary Group
Claygate House
Manor Road
Woodford Green
United Kingdom

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