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Veterinary Receptionist - Anton Vets

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Veterinary Receptionist to join our very busy team here at Anton Vets!

At Anton Vets we see a wide variety of animals - both small animal and exotics.  This is a permanent role, full time and part time applications will be considered.  Our current shift pattens are 8am-2pm or 2pm-8pm Monday to Friday, including alternative Saturday mornings.

As a receptionist you will provide a balance of empathy and professionalism to our clients and their animals.  The position is fast paced at times, you will need to be able to work well within a team and give outstanding attention to detail and consistency.

Main duties would include:

  • Answering the telephone, booking appointments and processing prescription requests from clients.
  • Dealing with clients at the reception desk, taking cash and card payments and assisting with enquiries.
  • Answering email enquiries to the Practice.
  • Accurately recording client and animal information on our IT system.
  • Liaising with the vets and nurses as well as contacting other veterinary practices to request medical history or to arrange referrals.
  • Cleaning duties are involved.

The role of Veterinary Receptionist is important to the whole team, supporting nurses and vets as well as the clients.  The successful applicant needs to be forward thinking and organised, with the ability to work well under pressure.

It is important that the applicant will be able to offer flexibility to allow for cover of colleagues' holidays or periods of sickness.

Previous veterinary receptionist experience would be preferable but not essential as full training will be given to the successful applicant.

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 scheme
  • as well as access to a range of flexible benefits.

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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Anton Vets
Units 11,12 and 15, Anton Mill Road, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2NJ
  • Salary:
    Salary in line with NMW + Benefits
  • Practice:
    Anton Vets
  • City:
  • Job Type:
    Full-Time, Part-Time
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  • Application Closing Date:
    4 July 2022
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