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Veterinary Dispensary Assistant - Animed Veterinary Group

Practice Site:
  • Animed (Shedfield)

Animed Shedfield

Animed Veterinary Hospital are looking for a full-time Dispensary assistant to join the team. The Veterinary Hospital is an RCVS accredited small animal hospital which has three branch surgeries in Cowplain, Locks Heath and Hedge End.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised and professional individual to manage our dispensary, ideally with previous reception or customer service experience.  A professional telephone manner and love of animals is essential. 

You will have a strong track record in the delivery of exceptional client service and will have a good understanding of pharmacy dispensing. Within this role you will help to manage the dispensary area including stock management and dispensing of medication.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Placing daily orders with multiple suppliers.
  • Communicating with our branch surgeries and delivering weekly orders to them from the main Shedfield hospital.
  • Stock management to include stock rotation, processing stock wastage, unpacking orders.
  • Management of our automatic ordering system and routine checks of stock levels.
  • Keeping the stock room clean and tidy.
  • Liasing with client regarding food/medication orders.
  • Bi-annual stock take.

A dispensing qualification would be preferred but support for additional training will be given.

Our team of receptionists, vets, nurses and a patient care assistant is dedicated and hard-working and will support you in your role. 

This is a full time position working a 40 hour week, we can support flexible working hours.

In return you will have access to a variety of benefits including:

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays
  • Discounted veterinary bills
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Company share save scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, Perkbox and much much more!

If you are passionate about customer and animal care, please click 'apply'

Due to the high number of applications, this role may close early.


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Animed (Shedfield)
Botley Road, Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom, SO32 2JG
  • Salary:
    Salary + Benefits
  • Practice:
    Animed Veterinary Group
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  • Application Closing Date:
    7 December 2021
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