We’re a community of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. We’re set on building something extraordinary: creating the most forward-thinking and innovative place in the veterinary industry.
We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.
Our mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means our employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.
We provide ongoing support to our teams, both in practice and through our dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from our advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence.
We are seeking a experienced receptionist to join our team at Ashby 24hr to to assist a friends team of Patient Care Assistants, Veterinary Nurses and Surgeons.
The Head receptionist (also known as Head Client Care Assistant) position is a mix of client facing responsibilities such as answering the phone, greeting clients, organising appointments, repeat prescriptions as well as managing the experienced CCA team and administrative responsibilities, working closely with the Head Nurse and Lead Vet to offer gold standard care to both patient and client.
Veterinary receptionist experience is vital for this role.
This is a fu ll time permanent position, covering 40 hours a week over 5 days. You will also be part of a weekend rota, covering 1:6 full weekends and a fair share of bank holidays.
Salary & Benefits
Competitive salary up to £23,973
4 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
Previous leadership experience essential
The duties of the Head Client Care Assistant include, but are not limited to:
Leading and managing the client care team, prompt and efficient telephone answering and service, dealing with routine client queries, making appointments, taking payments, submitting insurance claims, cashing up at end of day and end of week, banking, conversing with clients and staff members, complaint handling, taking and relaying messages, cleaning, stock taking, inputting laboratory results onto client records, maintaining and promoting Health and Safety in the reception area and other parts of the practice as required, sending and responding to emails.
Must have previous leadership and management experience
Skills and Experience
Must have previous leadership and management experience essential
Empathetic, able to deal with upset clients
Good telephone skills and manner
Engaging manner with clients and staff
Good spoken English
Good written English
Extroverted and outgoing
Able to solve problems
Able to work under pressure
Knowledge of first aid
Ashby is a 24 hour central large branch practice with 3 consult rooms, 1 double surgical theatre, dental suite, digital x-ray room, prep area, separated dog and cat isolation rooms.
Digital x-ray, ultrasound, laparoscopic equipment, inhouse blood machines.
Scunthorpe is located in North Lincolnshire just off the M180 and M18 motorways allowing easy transport links to the Lincolnshire Wolds, Hull, Doncaster, Lincoln and York. It is a bustling town with restaurants, cinema, shopping parks and many other activities.
For those who enjoy country air and long walk, Scunthorpe is a stones throw away from the rolling hills of the Lincolnshire Wolds which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the highest land between Kent and Yorkshire. In the Wold there are many quaint market villages with plenty of independent shops and history to explore.
To the East there is the popular seaside resort of Cleethorpes with many traditional seaside restaurants and activities, the boating lake, The Jungle Zoo and Cleethorpes Light Railway.
287 Ashby Road , Scunthorpe, DN16 2AB