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Veterinary Receptionist - Barton Veterinary Hospital & Surgery

Practice Site:
  • Barton (Canterbury)


We have a fantastic opportunity for a Receptionist to join us here at Barton Veterinary Hospital & Surgery in Canterbury!

The role:

This is a permanent full time role working 40 hours per week plus a share in the Saturday rota (with TOIL for any Saturday shift worked).

Our receptionists play a vital role with a friendly, welcoming and efficient service to ensure the smooth running of the hospital.  You will need to be confident dealing with people and possess excellent communication skills alongside many other attributes to meet the challenges of this role.

About us:

We are a RCVS accredited Tier 3 Veterinary Hospital. We hold RCVS Practice Standards awards in Team and Professional Responsibility, Client Service, Patient Consultation Service, In-patient Service and Diagnostic Services and achieved Outstanding in all of these areas.

Our Hospital is fantastically well equipped, including facilities such as CT, Endoscopy, Ultrasound and Radioiodine therapy. We are a progressive first opinion practice that takes referrals in certain disciplines.

Our team:

Our Reception team is 4 strong, led by our Practice Manager who is incredibly passionate about the profession. We all have different interests and skills and are encouraged to pursue these.

Our Vets and Nurses also have varying skills and interests meaning we get to see a range of interesting cases and no two days are ever the same!

In return, you will receive:

  • 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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Barton (Canterbury)
34 New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom, CT1 3BH
  • Salary:
    Salary in line with NMW + Benefits
  • Practice:
    Barton Veterinary Hospital & Surgery
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  • Application Closing Date:
    25 May 2022
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