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Part Time Veterinary Receptionist - Active Vetcare

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Veterinary Receptionist to join our team here at Beechwood Veterinary Centre!

This is a permanent part time position working 22.75 hours per week;

  • Monday 13:00-19:30
  • Tuesday off
  • Wednesday 13:30-19:30
  • Thursday 08:30-13:30
  • Friday 08:30-13:30
  • Plus every other Saturday morning 08:30-13:00

As a receptionist you will provide a friendly, efficient and professional service to our clients and their animals.  You will need to be able to work well within a team, sometimes under high pressure. You will be joining a friendly customer focused team, where support from your peers is always on hand.

Previous veterinary receptionist experience would be preferable but not essential.

Main duties would include:

  • Answering the telephone, booking appointments and processing prescription requests
  • Dealing with clients at the reception desk, taking payments and dealing with enquiries
  • Accurately recording client and animal information on our IT system, so good IT skills would be preferable
  • Cleaning duties are involved

In return, you will receive (pro rata):

  • Salary in line with National Minimum Wage +3% cost of living increase
  • 6 weeks leave a year (5 weeks plus bank holidays/equivalent) rising to 7.6 weeks leave a year after first 5 years of service (1 extra day per annum based on service)
  • Industry leading enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave pay offering 10 weeks full and 10 weeks half pay!
  • Pension
  • Staff discount scheme on Veterinary bills and products
  • Access to Perk Box offering Entertainment, Travel and Retail discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to First Aid for Mental Health and Wellbeing Champions across CVS and 300 trained CVS colleagues in this role.
  • Access to a range of flexible benefits to suit your needs – such as subsidised gym membership, and cycle to work scheme

To apply for this position please click 'Apply Now'

Please do not delay in submitting your application for this role. With some roles that are urgent or receiving high volume of applicants, we may interview and conclude the process prior to the closing date of the advertisement.


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AVC Beechwood (Woodley)
35 Beechwood Avenue, Woodley, Berkshire, United Kingdom, RG5 3DE
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  • Application Closing Date:
    4 July 2022
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