• Veterinary Receptionist

    Location: Springfield, Cranbrook Road, Hawkhurst, Kent Hours: Full time, Part time Practice: Cinque Ports Hawkhurst Salary: £24,045 per annum) Salary Description:full-time equivalent, full-time equivalent Practice Details Cinque Ports Hawkhurst

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Job Title: Veterinary Receptionist

Salary: £24,045 per annum (full-time equivalent)

Location:  Cinque Ports Vets, Hawkhurst

Job Type: Permanent 

Hours: 28.5 hours per week, share of a Saturday rota to be discussed at interview

Cinque Ports Vets are looking for a pro-active, empathetic person to join their fantastic Client Care team!

Your role and responsibilities

We are a busy practice and your role will be varied. We're looking for someone who can multitask, loves a challenge and working at a fast pace, takes pride in their work; knowing you have made a difference to someone's day gives fantastic job satisfaction.
A good sense of humour also helps!

The duties will involve, but are not limited to:

  • Welcoming clients and their pets in a warm, professional manner.
  • Managing the diary; booking in appointments and surgical procedures.
  • Answering a range of client questions via email and telephone.
  • Pro-active communication between clients and colleagues to ensure the day runs smoothly.
  • Administration duties e.g. scanning paperwork, filling in forms etc.
  • Processing prescription requests.
  • Taking payments.
  • Promoting offers and services.
  • Ensuring that reception is clean and well-stocked.

Benefits

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • 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
    • Recruitment referral reward scheme

About us

With over 90 years of experience, we offer primary care services for small animals in multiple practices across Kent and Sussex. We provide a range of primary care services and a 24-hour emergency care service that runs 365 days a year to ensure our patients are looked after at any time. We are accredited with a Gold and Silver Cat Friendly Clinic award and multiple RCVS awards to help provide the best quality care across our practices. 

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting all our associates' physical and mental health. 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.

If you have any questions about this role please contact stephanie.acton@linnaeusgroup.co.uk

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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