Office Administrator – Vet Practice – Cornwall

Location: St Columb Major  |  Cornwall  |  England
Sector: Vets
Consultant: Tom Brett
Job Reference: 30742
Salary: £14210 - £17500
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for an Office Administrator for one of our veterinary practices in Cornwall.

Salary: £14, 210 – £17, 500 per annum

Hours: 40 hours, Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

The key duties and responsibilities are to:-

  • Provide a friendly and informed reception service to customers both face to face and over the phone.
  • Proactively and reactively organise the vet’s diaries to maximise use of time and minimise driving, while advocating the needs of our customers.
  • Carry out the administrative aspect of TB testing to the highest standard and to conform to requirements laid down by XL Farmcare.
  • Manage stocks of veterinary medicines, including ordering / returns and dispensing to customers. Also, managing stock rotation and holding to reduce waste.
  • Keep the office clean and tidy, including washing PPE, cleaning kits and preparing them for autoclaving, ensuring suitable equipment available for vets at all times.
  • Act as liaison between customers and other departments within the company such as knowledge transfer and finance.
  • Liaise with suppliers including those providing veterinary medicines, stationary and waste disposal services, minimising costs where possible.
  • Aid in the organisation of veterinary meetings, client meetings and agricultural show stands.
  • Support the Vet team in day to day admin duties where possible to allow the vets to spend as much time as possible out on farm.
  • To be an active member of our team – solving problems and suggesting new ideas.
  • To take responsibility for own workload organisation in conjunction with team priorities.

The ideal candidate will need to have:-

  • GCSE level or equivalent, with English and Maths at Grade C or above (essential).
  • Excellent computer knowledge, in particular Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (essential).
  • Previous experience of at least 1 year in a public facing role (essential).
  • Experience and/or knowledge of the livestock/farming industry (desirable).

For more information please call Tom Brett on 07520633081 or email [email protected]