Receptionist (Maternity Cover), Jobs, Southern England, Canterbury, 12805

Receptionist (Maternity Cover) - Regional Allowance - Canterbury

Veterinary Receptionist

  • Job Ref: 12805
  • Posted on March 21st 20172017-03-21
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Vets Now are the leading provider in emergency out-of-hours care in the UK.

We have an excellent opportunity to become part of Vets Now as a receptionist in our Canterbury clinic.

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Vets Now Canterbury are seeking a weekend Receptionist for maternity cover who will be a pivotal member of the team.  As a Receptionist you will be the first point of contact for our clients when they enter the clinic in an emergency situation, so it's important that you are calm, patient and caring.  This is a challenging role dealing with distressed pet owners who will be looking to you for reassurance. You will be responsible for maintaining a clean and tidy environment to a high clinical standard to ensure our clients are as welcomed as can be. You will also be required to take payments, deal with insurance paperwork and answer emergency phone calls. You may be required to assist the vet nurse in some duties such as restraining animals, medicine administration and cleaning animal areas.

Qualifications & Skills

You will be an organised receptionist, who is IT literate and a calm and confident communicator. Experience in a veterinary practice is preferred but not essential.

Working Pattern

Working 24 hours per month covering weekend evenings – 18:00 to 00:00 Saturday and Sunday.

You will also be required to work a share of bank holidays which can include Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.


£7.50 per hour + regional allowance (pro rata for length of contract).

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Why Work at Vets Now?

Rewards and benefits

As part of the Vets Now team your package will include RCVS membership, EVECCS and IVECCS membership, VDS cover and access to a contributory pension scheme.

Exciting caseload

Working in emergency means no two shifts are the same. You'll see a wide and diverse caseload that will give you the opportunity to use all of your clinical skills.

Owned and run by vets

Vets Now was established by our chairman Richard Dixon, a vet who wanted to help the profession by meeting the growing demand for out-of-hours emergency care. We still put the profession at the heart of everything we do.

Career development

No matter what stage you’re at in your career we’ve got the openings that will help you grow and develop. Whether you want to expand your clinical skills or move into a management role we will support you.

CPD and training

You'll receive a generous CPD allowance and access to one of the most innovative training programmes in the profession. Our team of emergency and critical care specialists shape our clinical training and every year we host the UK’s largest ECC congress.

Working out of hours

We look after our teams, no matter what time of the day or night they work. Working out of hours will give you the opportunity to spend your days doing the things that fit in with your lifestyle.

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