• Receptionist

    Location: 101 Buddle Lane, St Thomas, Exeter, Devon Hours: Part time Practice: City Vets St Thomas Salary: £11.94 per hour, up to Practice Details City Vets St Thomas

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Job Title: Receptionist

Salary: Up to £11.94 per hour, depending on experience

Location: City Vets, mainly based at our St. Thomas branch but working across all four sites will be required on occasion.

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 29 hours per week, on average. 1 in 7 Saturdays and 1 in 15 Sundays.

Your role and responsibilities

City Vets are looking for enthusiastic and compassionate receptionist to join our friendly and forward-thinking team. The role requires a caring, confident and mature approach to all aspects of veterinary practice and client care. This role is vital to maintaining the high standards expected throughout our exceptional team. You will work closely with the Client Care Manager to deliver an outstanding experience for clients and visitors. An essential aspect of this role is to maintain a positive and friendly attitude.

The role is varied and will include (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Greeting clients, and their pets, with a friendly and helpful manner
  • Diary management
  • Maintaining accurate client records in line with data protection regulations
  • Day to day administrative duties.
  • Communicating with clients, colleagues, and the wider business face-to-face, through email and telephone
  • Maintaining the organisation and hygiene standards of the reception areas
  • Processing payments in various forms
  • Processing repeat medication requests.

Benefits

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • ·Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme

About us
City Vets are a multi-site, RCVS-accredited, primary care practice based in Exeter. We are committed to providing a gold-standard, professional, and caring service to our patients and their owners. We have state-of-the-art facilities including an onsite CT scanner. Additionally, our Heavitree practice is the only practice in the south-west to have a Gold Standard Rabbit Welfare Association & Fund certificate.

We’re proud to say we work closely with several charities, including the Cat Protection League, RSPCA, Guide Dogs plus local farm and wildlife zoos, meaning no two days are ever the same!

City Vets, as part of Linnaeus, are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone.

Part of an amazing global family

Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. We are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

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