Equine Veterinary Receptionist - Maternity Cover

Anchorage Barn Equine Clinic Ltd.

Location: Norfolk
Closing Date: Saturday, January 8th 2022

Job Type: Admin / Customer Service / Office Based / Veterinary

Job Description

Anchorage Barn Equine Clinic is a long established equine veterinary practice, which provides a first opinion service and second opinion or referral services to veterinary colleagues.

The practice moved into its new purpose built clinic in August 2000 and is located in the village of East Rudham between Fakenham and King’s Lynn. We cover most of Norfolk and parts of Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.

We specialise in the veterinary care and treatment of horses, ponies and donkeys using our dedicated and knowledgeable team.

We are looking for a cheerful and keen person to join us for a period of maternity cover. This is a full time, 5 day a week position with no weekends. This is a rare vacancy and comes with a possibility for a part time position in the future to the right candidate.

Gaining experience in this role will boost any CV for future applications in the veterinary, administration, customer service, equestrian and managerial sectors.

Duties to include (but not limited to):

  • Greeting clients when they arrive
  • Answering and making telephone calls
  • Taking payments
  • Making appointments
  • Sending and processing emails
  • Dealing with enquiries
  • Cleaning duties
  • Horse handling

Skills you need to offer:

  • Fantastic communication
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Handling and understanding of horses and basic ailments (preferable)
  • Remain calm under pressure
  • Methodical style of working
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Good IT
  • Sensitivity and discretion

As this is an office based post, candidates need to live locally to our base.

Please send your CV and covering letter to clinic@anchoragebarnequineclinic.co.uk (references will be required).

Please state Equine Careers when applying for this vacancy.


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