Receptionist

Village Veterinary Centre – Chandlers Ford, Hampshire

VETERINARY RECEPTIONIST

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £10.00-£12.00 per hour

WORKING HOURS:

Part Time (23 hours per week) – Mon-Fri 2.00pm-6.30pm and 1:4 Saturdays 8.30am-12.15pm

THE COMPANY:

The Village Veterinary Centre is an independent family-owned practice established in 2001 and situated in Valley Park, Chandlers Ford, providing gold-standard small animal veterinary services to our clients and their pets. The aim is to provide a consistently excellent standard of care to our patients and to offer clients a professional and friendly service they can trust. We are now looking for a well organised receptionist with excellent administration skills and a good understanding of and an interest in animals.

THE ROLE:

As a receptionist, this will be a wide and varied role in a busy veterinary practice where you will greet and be the first point of contact for clients. You will provide high levels of customer service and responsibilities will include dealing with telephone enquiries, scheduling and planning veterinary appointments, updating client and patient records, stock control, handling medications and occasional hands-on veterinary support. This is a customer facing role and because we are a small team, you will build an excellent rapport with clients and their patients.

THE CANDIDATE:

The successful candidate for the Receptionist’s role must have a good understanding of animals and be able to empathise with pet owners in what can be a sensitive time for them. As well as holding exceptional administrative/organisational skills and the ability to multi task in a reactive environment, you will need to demonstrate excellent organisational skills supported by the ability to work well under pressure. Effective communication & numeracy skills are also essential as is the flexibility to cover staff holidays & absences. Experience with Microsoft Office IT packages such as Word, data handling and web-based systems are all essential.

Key Experience/ Competencies preferred for the Receptionist’s role: –

Must have suitable previous experience working in a customer facing or focused role

Understanding of small animals and be able to empathise with pet owners essential

Must be able to multi task effectively and work in a fast-paced reactive environment

Must have excellent communication skills and an excellent telephone manner

Good IT skills and experience using Microsoft Office packages essential

Although not essential, previous experience working in a Veterinary Practice would be highly desirable

COVID-19 considerations:
Screen in reception. Clients must wear a mask while on the premises.

To apply please Email your CV and a covering letter detailing how your skills and experience match the required competencies to: Sarah Bullen, Practice Manager or Martin Wilson martin@vetfinders.co.uk

Ref: 652

 

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Fancy working in an Independent Practice for a great salary with No OOH’s?

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Salary starting from £24,000 pa. More experienced RVNs, discussed at interview, DOE

Hours: Up to 40 hrs pw, Flexible part time hours available No OOH’s

5.6 weeks holiday, staff discounts and pension scheme!

Location: Chandlers Ford, Hampshire

Job ref: 651

At Vetfinders we are helping a practice in the Hampshire find their next team member.

They have a new opportunity for a proactive, enthusiastic RVN to join their team at this expanding Independent small animal practice.

Role

  • No OOH’s
  • Full or flexible Part Time hours available
  • 1:4 Saturdays, 8.30am-12pm

Benefits

  • RCVS & VDS membership fees paid
  • CPD allowance
  • Employee discounts
  • 5.6 weeks holiday pa
  • Pension scheme

Do you want to work to live rather than live to work? Are you looking for a better quality of life and work- life balance? If so, we may be the niche practice that you’re looking for!

This could suit a competent newly qualified nurse, but a min of 2 years’ experience is preferred.

The Practice

The Village Veterinary Centre is an independent family-owned practice established in 2001. We’re situated in Valley Park, Chandlers Ford in South Hampshire close to the south coast and new forest, between Southampton and Winchester.

We are an independent small animal GP practice who work to a high standard and prioritise patient safety.

Our aim is to provide a consistently excellent standard of care to our patients and to offer clients a professional and friendly service they can trust.

We have a learning culture with regular clinical governance meetings to help improve patient outcomes.

We offer a lovely area to live and work, a fantastic team, great clients who are committed and insured, lovely patients, a large windowed consulting room with air conditioning and a Tassimo coffee machine.

This is a great chance to be involved in an independent practice surrounded by a motivated supportive team helping you to do the work you are trained to do.

Interested? Be 1st … Apply now!

Veterinary Surgeon

Fancy working in an Independent Practice for a great salary with No OOH’s?

Veterinary Surgeon

Salary starting from £45,000 pa. More experienced Vets, discussed at interview, DOE

Hours: Average 40 hours pw, Flexible Part Time hrs available. No OOH’s

6 weeks holiday, staff discounts and pension scheme

Location: Chandlers Ford, Hampshire

Job ref: 650

At Vetfinders we are helping this practice grow and find their next team member. A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced, motivated Veterinary Surgeon to join this small animal practice in Hampshire

Role

  • No OOH’s
  • Full or part Time hours available
  • 1:3 Saturdays, 8.30am-12pm

Benefits

  • RCVS & VDS membership fees paid
  • CPD allowance
  • Employee discounts
  • 6 weeks holiday pa
  • Pension scheme

Do you want to work to live rather than live to work? Are you looking for a better quality of life and work- life balance? If so, we may be the niche practice that you’re looking for!

We can offer a competitive package of hours to suit you, including Saturday mornings on a rota basis, but will require at least 4-6 full weeks of holiday cover per year.

We are looking for someone to help improve and maintain our high clinical standards and consistency, this could suit someone wanting to develop in a nurturing work place.

There is no OOH work, we have all the usual equipment such as x-rays, ultrasound, internal lab, an eickermeyer oximeter/capnograph and profident lumo dental machine.

We expect you to be professional, clinically competent with excellent communication skills and confident with some sole charge.

This could suit a vet with 2+ years of experience.

The Practice

The Village Veterinary Centre is an independent family-owned practice established in 2001. We’re situated in Valley Park, Chandlers Ford in South Hampshire close to the south coast and new forest, between Southampton and Winchester.

We are an independent small animal GP practice who work to a high standard and prioritise patient safety.

Our aim is to provide a consistently excellent standard of care to our patients and to offer clients a professional and friendly service they can trust.

We have a learning culture with regular clinical governance meetings to help improve patient outcomes.

We offer a lovely area to live and work, a fantastic team, great clients who are committed and insured, lovely patients, a large windowed consulting room with air conditioning and a Tassimo coffee machine.

This is a great chance to be involved in an independent practice surrounded by a motivated supportive team helping you to do the work you are trained to do.

Interested? Be 1st … Apply now!

Veterinary Surgeon

Fancy working in an Independent Practice with No OOHs!

Veterinary Surgeon

Salary starting from £45,000 pa. Experienced Vets, discussed at interview, DOE

Hours: 40 hrs pw. No OOH’s

Plus 28 days holiday, staff discounts and excellent pension scheme!

Location: Chelmsford, Essex

Job ref: 649       

Here at Vetfinders we are helping a practice find their next hire. They have a new opportunity in their growing practice, for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their fun team in Essex.

Benefits

  • RCVS & VDS included
  • CPD allowance.
  • Staff discounts
  • Pension scheme

Role

  • Full Time
  • No OOHs
  • Structured shifts, 8.30am-7pm
  • Day off in the week
  • 1:2 Saturday mornings 9am to 12pm
  • 15-minute appointments, longer if needed.

They are looking for a full-time vet to join their team, and help the practice grow. They have an amazing nursing team; they all support each other and play to each other’s strengths.

Their patients and clients are extremely important to them. 15-minute appointments, longer if needed.

The practice would like the ideal candidate to be experienced in small animal medical and routine surgical procedures, be very comfortable with face-to-face consultations and have a good rapport with clients.

You will have clinical freedom, platinum webinar vet membership & other CPD is considered.

They are ideally looking for someone who can hit the ground running so at least 1 years’ worth of experience is essential.

The Practice

We are 20 mins from Chelmsford, 25 mins from Southend on Sea, have great sunsets and are surrounded by beautiful Essex countryside.

  • No out of hours
  • Excellent rota with full respect for work life balance
  • Cakes with and without gluten, and occasionally ‘pie Friday’.
  • Fun fund for silly things, outings, take aways etc.
  • Lots of tea, coffee and chocolates!!

Come and meet us, see our plans for the future, and see if being part of our family is the right fit for you.

This is a great chance to be involved in a growing independent practice surrounded by a motivated supportive team helping you to do the work you trained to do.

Interested? Be 1st … Apply now!

Thanks, and good luck, VetFinders.

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Type: Registered Veterinary Nurse

Salary:      From £23,000 pa, Dependent on Experience

Hours:      Full or Part Time, flexible hours per week. No OOH’s

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire

Job ref:    646

Vetfinders are helping a well-established group of practices find their next hires. One of their practices has a new opportunity for a motivated Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team.

If you are an individual who is commitment to developing and growing both yourself and the clients, then come and join an 100% small animal practice in Portsmouth.

Role

  • No OOHs
  • Mon – Fri: 8am – 7pm
  • 1:4 Weekends Saturday 8-4pm, closed Sundays

They are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated RVN to join the team in delivering the highest quality, 5* care to their clients and patients.

We are a purpose-built practice which opened 3 years with beautiful facilities and new equipment. As we continue to grow and take on new clients, we are continuing to expand our team and recruit new vets and nurses.

We have a separate cat and dog ward, diagnostic x-ray, dental with Nomad radiography and 2 theatres. We have an experienced vet who has special interest in exotics, so we see also see a lot of exotic animals in particular tortoises, bearded dragons and geckos and even had a small monkey

This group of practices provide excellence in all aspects of pet care. With many years of experience in the veterinary sector, the teams have a genuine passion for animal health. They aspire to create an environment that offers clinical excellence combined with first rate patient care.

This could suit a relatively newly qualified individual, as support is provided. We encourage and support our nurses to empower them to carry out schedule 3 procedures including radiographs, small lump removals and descale and polish for dentals.

Benefits

  • VDS & RCVS membership fees included
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Generous employee discount
  • £300 and 3 days CPD allowance (more funding available for relevant qualifications)
  • 20 days annual holiday plus bank holidays
  • Mental health awareness training
  • The Vet – Values in Actions Awards;
  • 5% Pension Contribution;
  • Mindful Living Courses;
  • Group Income Protection;
  • Group Life Cover;
  • Compassionate leave on the loss of a pet;
  • Help@Hand Scheme;
  • Free food Friday’s.

The Practice

What make them different…?

  • Team ethic – We make sure that our whole team can enjoy a great work life balance, we always put the wellbeing of our staff first and have worked hard on our recruitment over the past 6 months ensuring that we have the right team in place, we have a great team spirit with a brilliant can-do attitude.
  • Day to day – We are a busy hospital setting practice, where no day is the same. The nurses here get a great amount of responsibility and are a valued part of the practice. It is important that the nurses get to explore their desired skill set, whether that be laboratory work, schedule three procedures or inpatient care and we actively encourage our nurses to further develop in these areas.
  • Support team – We are lucky enough to have a great reception team and support from VCAs so nurses get to concentrate more on actual nursing!
  • Our Culture – We have worked hard over the past 6 months in getting the “right” team members in, we make sure that everybody is given a voice no matter what position and that we operate not under a blame culture but a training and development one.
  • The Practice – The main selling points are our bespoke facilities and the team itself, we pride ourself on having a very welcoming team with a great work culture and we encourage personal development.

Founded in Bristol 2013 by their Chief Product Officer, Jane Baldwin RVN, The Vet was born with the belief that veterinary healthcare should be made accessible to everyone. Over the past 6 years they have grown to 9 clinics across the UK with the latest clinic opening in Portsmouth 2018.

They want to do things differently and challenge the status quo when it comes to pet health. They believe in making a positive change to the pet health industry by offering their clients exceptional care and support, 7 days a week with fair and value pricing. Their team are available during the weekday, evenings and weekends with walk-in and appointments to suit your schedule.

This is a great chance to be involved in a group of practices surrounded by a motivated supportive team helping you to do the work you trained to do.

Be 1st … Apply now!

Thanks, and good luck, VetFinders.

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Type:         Registered Veterinary Nurse

Salary:             From £24,000 pa DOE

Hours:             40 hours per week.

Location:         Kettering, Northamptonshire

Job ref:           645

Here at Vetfinders we are helping a practice grow now they have moved into their new digs. Due to this expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their new state of the art hospital in Northamptonshire.

The hospital sits in the heart of Kettering, a historic market town in central England. Despite its historic heritage, Kettering is a popular destination, with a diverse and vibrant town centre, excellent sporting facilities and a plethora of highly ranked schools. The hospital is less than an hour by train to London and Birmingham and has an abundance of country parks and spectacular countryside to explore on the doorstep.

Further to completion of the new hospital site we are looking to expand our team.

The Role:

We are looking for someone who is confident with high standard in-patient care, monitoring anaesthetics, good all-round communication styles to mix with colleagues and clients. Being a 24-hour hospital, there are a range of shifts to allow you to focus on areas of nursing; in-patient care over our three separate wards, general surgery anaesthesia, orthopaedic anaesthesia/assistance and nurse clinics.

What we can offer:

  • Salary starting from £24,000
  • Flexible working
  • £600 CPD allowance
  • Fully paid subscriptions
  • Healthshield Personal Health Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Volunteer leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Pension scheme

The Hospital

Northlands Vet Hospital is a brand-new state of the art 24-hour facility. Relocated due to outgrowing its previous location; the new premises have been purpose designed by and for vets. There are all the facilities you would expect from a modern hospital including CT, endoscopy, laparoscopy kit, sterile theatre, piped gas, ultrasound, and excellent welfare facilities for the team.

About Us

Northlands was set up in the 1960s and has grown to what is now 4 large branch surgeries and a 24-hour hospital which provides care for pets across Northamptonshire and South Leicestershire.

At Northlands we put people and pets at the heart of everything we do – our friendly and highly qualified team will support you to develop your skills in a thriving and collaborative environment.

Thanks, and good luck, VetFinders

Veterinary Surgeon

Fancy working in an Independent Group for a great salary with No OOH’s!

Veterinary Surgeon

Salary starting from £40,000 pa. More experienced Vets, discussed at interview, DOE

Hours: Full Time, flexible hours per week. No OOH’s

25 days Annual leave + bank holidays, staff discounts, pension scheme and more!

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire

Job ref: 632

At Vetfinders we are helping practices grow and find their next hire. A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced, motivated Veterinary Surgeon to join this group of practices in their Portsmouth practice

Role

  • 4 days per week
  • No OOHs
  • Mon – Fri: 8am – 7pm
  • 1:4 Weekends Saturday 8-4pm, closed Sundays

Benefits

  • VDS & RCVS membership fees included
  • Sick pay
  • 5% Pension Contribution
  • Generous employee discount
  • £1500 allowance and 5 Cpd days (more funding available for relevant qualifications)
  • Annual leave is 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Mental health awareness training
  • The Vet – Values in Actions Awards
  • Mindful Living Courses
  • Group Income Protection
  • Group Life Cover
  • Compassionate leave on the loss of a pet
  • Help@Hand Scheme
  • Free food Friday’s
  • Potential for relocation assistance
  • Bike to work scheme

They are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Vet to join the team in delivering the highest quality, 5* care to their clients and patients.

We are a purpose-built practice which opened 3 years with beautiful facilities and new equipment. As we continue to grow and take on new clients, we are continuing to expand our team and recruit new vets and nurses.

We have a separate cat and dog ward, diagnostic x-ray, dental with Nomad radiography and 2 theatres. We have an experienced vet who has special interest in exotics, so we see also see a lot of exotic animals in particular tortoises, bearded dragons and geckos and even had a small monkey last week. We are a four-vet team and are looking for a 5th Vet to join our expanding practice.

We pride ourselves on gold standard care which focuses on early diagnosis to ensure we deliver the optimum treatment and support colleagues through shared learning and experience.

This group of practices provide excellence in all aspects of pet care. With many years of experience in the veterinary sector, the teams have a genuine passion for animal health. They aspire to create an environment that offers clinical excellence combined with first rate patient care.

This could suit a relatively newly qualified individual, as support is provided.

The Practice

What make them different…?

  • Team ethic – We make sure that our whole team can enjoy a great work life balance, we always put the wellbeing of our staff first and have worked hard on our recruitment over the past 6 months ensuring that we have the right team in place, we have a great team spirit with a brilliant can-do attitude.
  • Day to day – We are a busy hospital setting practice, where no day is the same. The nurses here get a great amount of responsibility and are a valued part of the practice. It is important that the nurses get to explore their desired skill set, whether that be laboratory work, schedule three procedures or inpatient care and we actively encourage our nurses to further develop in these areas.
  • Support team – We are lucky enough to have a great reception team and support from VCAs so nurses get to concentrate more on actual nursing!
  • Our Culture – We have worked hard over the past 6 months in getting the “right” team members in, we make sure that everybody is given a voice no matter what position and that we operate not under a blame culture but a training and development one.
  • The Practice – The main selling points are our bespoke facilities and the team itself, we pride ourself on having a very welcoming team with a great work culture and we encourage personal development.

Founded in Bristol 2013 by their Chief Product Officer, Jane Baldwin RVN, The Vet was born with the belief that veterinary healthcare should be made accessible to everyone. Over the past 6 years they have grown to 9 clinics across the UK with the latest clinic opening in Portsmouth 2018.

They want to do things differently and challenge the status quo when it comes to pet health. They believe in making a positive change to the pet health industry by offering their clients exceptional care and support, 7 days a week with fair and value pricing. Their team are available during the weekday, evenings and weekends with walk-in and appointments to suit your schedule.

This is a great chance to be involved in a group of practices surrounded by a motivated supportive team helping you to do the work you trained to do.

Be 1st … Apply now!

Thanks, and good luck, VetFinders.

 

 

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Want to work in an Independent Practice for a great salary?

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Salary from £24k, DOE. More experienced RVN’s, discussed at interview

Hours: 40 hrs pw

With staff discounts, excellent pension scheme

Location: Steventon, Oxfordshire

Job ref: 629

At Vetfinders we are helping a practice in Oxfordshire to find their next hire.

They have a new opportunity for a proactive, enthusiastic and experienced RVN to join their team at this Independent, 100% small animal practice

Benefits

  • RCVS & VDS membership fees paid.
  • CPD.
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Employee discounts.
  • Practice pension scheme (3% employer contribution).
  • Beautiful area of Oxfordshire with close links to the M4 & M40

Role

  • 40hrs pw. Monday to Friday, split between 7:30 – 4:30 and 10:30 – 7:30 shifts.
  • OOHs rota includes one night per week on call.
  • Weekends are on a 1:4 rota basis with time off in lieu.

We are looking for a dedicated, hard-working, and motivated individual to join our well established, independent small animal practice.

The role is varied and you will help us provide high-quality care for all of our patients and also help us establish our nurse clinics, which we believe are vital to the practice and our clients.

We provide our own out of hours for inpatients/clients as we believe it provides the best service, offers an amazing opportunity for personal development and case continuity; whilst ensuring that our patients and clients benefit from in-house care at a practice they know, with the people they know.

Further qualifications are encouraged and funded.

The Practice

We are a well-established 100% small animal; 1st opinion practice based in the beautiful village of Steventon, Oxfordshire.

The practice was redesigned 10 years ago and we have been constantly upgrading and improving our equipment and facilities, ever since. We have some fantastic facilities/equipment including digital x-ray, ultrasound, in-house lab and much more.

Key Information

  • Well established independent practice.
  • Excellent client base that provides a varied and interesting caseload.
  • Experienced team of Vets
  • Superb nursing & support team.

This is a great chance to be involved in an independent practice surrounded by a motivated supportive team helping you to do the work you are trained to do.

Interested? Be 1st … Apply now!

Veterinary Surgeon

Want to work in an Independent Practice for a great salary?

Veterinary Surgeon

Salary for New Grads from £34k. More experienced Vets, discussed at interview, DOE

Hours: 40 hrs pw.  

With staff discounts, excellent pension scheme and OOHs Bonus!

Location: Steventon, Oxfordshire

Job ref: 628

At Vetfinders we are helping a practice in Oxfordshire to find their next hire.

They have a new opportunity for a proactive, enthusiastic and experienced Vet to join their team at this Independent, 100% small animal practice

Benefits

  • RCVS & VDS membership fees paid.
  • CPD.
  • Employee discounts.
  • Practice pension scheme (3% employer contribution).
  • OOH bonus scheme.
  • Beautiful area of Oxfordshire with close links to the M4 & M40

Role

  • 40hrs pw. Monday to Friday
  • OOH on a shared 1:3 rota
  • 1:3 Weekends.

Client care is paramount to us and all of our patients are treated as if they are our own, which is why they have kept our OOH service in-house to provide 24-hour care for our clients and patients.

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Exemplary standards of patient care
  • Candidates must be RCVS qualified and registered
  • Possess the right to live and work in the UK

The practice aspires to create an environment that offers clinical excellence combined with first rate patient care.

This could suit a new graduate or a more experienced Vet.

The Practice

We are a well-established 100% small animal; 1st opinion practice based in the beautiful village of Steventon, Oxfordshire. We require a Veterinary surgeon (recently qualified or more experienced) to join our team. We are experienced in supporting recently qualified Veterinary Surgeons and enjoy helping them make the most from their chosen profession.

The practice was redesigned 10 years ago and we have been constantly upgrading and improving our equipment and facilities, ever since. We have some fantastic facilities/equipment including digital x-ray, ultrasound, in-house lab and much more.

Key Information

  • Well established independent practice.
  • Excellent client base that provides a varied and interesting caseload.
  • Experienced team of Vets, one of whom is a certificate holder in Small Animal Medicine.
  • Superb nursing & support team.

This is a great chance to be involved in an independent practice surrounded by a motivated supportive team helping you to do the work you are trained to do.

Interested? Be 1st … Apply now!

Veterinary Surgeon

Fancy working in an Independent Practice for a great salary with No OOH’s!

Veterinary Surgeon/Partner

Salary starting from £35,000 pa. More experienced Vets, discussed at interview, DOE

Hours: 37.75 hours pw. No OOH’s. (Full time, Part-time, Permanent)

Plus, 5 weeks holiday, staff discounts and excellent pension scheme

Location:     Hethersett, Norwich NR9

Job ref:        626

Here at Vetfinders we are helping a practice grow as they move into their new digs. Due to this expansion, they have a new opportunity for an experienced, motivated Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

If you are an individual who is commitment to developing and growing both yourself and the clients, then come and join an independent 100% small animal practice in Norfolk.

Role

  • No OOH
  • Excellent work/life balance, 3 to 4 days a week, no Bank Holidays/Weekends
  • 10 hours shifts Monday to Friday
  • 5 hours shift on Saturday (1 in 3 or 4 rota)
  • Part-time hours: 28.5/38 per week

Benefits

  • VDS & RCVS membership fees included
  • 5 weeks holiday/year
  • Generous employee discount
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Company pension scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Bonus Scheme

This independent practice provides excellence in all aspects of pet care. With many years of experience in the veterinary sector, the team has a genuine passion for animal health.

They aspire to create an environment that offers clinical excellence combined with first rate patient care.

The Practice

It’s an exciting time for the practice, whilst they expand and open the new practice, they look to add another Vet to their friendly and welcoming team of 4 Vets, 7 RVNs, 3 receptionists and other supportive staff. A new vet will have a flexible approach to the working hours and the initiative to join their vision for a multi-vet practice.

They are committed to providing a superb standard of animal care and customer service hence, to always improve their services they actively encourage CPDs and Certificates with all the support along the way.

The practice facilities include – digital x-ray suite with dental facility, referral level Sonoscape P50 ultrasound with 4 probes, ECG, tonometry, full Idexx In-house laboratory, endoscopy and rhinoscopy, separate dog and cat kennels with individually heated cages. Expansion to laparoscopic instruments coming soon.

This is a chance to be involved in a growing independent practice surrounded by a motivated supportive team helping you to do the work you trained to do.

Interested? Be 1st … Apply now!

Thanks, and good luck, VetFinders.