VA194 – Part Time Veterinary Receptionist – Wimbledon

​We are looking for a part-time Veterinary Receptionist at our RCVS accredited Veterinary Hospital in Wimbledon Village. Stone Lion provides first opinion, specialist referral services and emergency and critical care out of hours. We are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Goddard Veterinary Group’s Stone Lion Hospital is a well-established practice, having provided veterinary care in the close-knit community of Wimbledon Village for over 100 years. We pride ourselves on the care given to both patients and clients and seek to employ like-minded individuals to go above and beyond.

Our receptionists are the first point of contact for clients, they must be resourceful, perceptive and proactive as well as having a passion for exceptional customer service. The right candidate will be efficient, an extremely good communicator and will not be overwhelmed by a busy and demanding reception desk. We are looking for someone with the confidence, empathy and experience to provide the high standards of care and the personal touch we expect for our clients. The ideal candidate will have previous reception experience, ideally within the veterinary industry, and demonstrate a passion for client and animal care and the ability to work well within a team.

The role includes both early starts and late finishes and 1 in 3 Saturdays. The hours for the role will be between 16 to 20 hours a week with a salary of £8,802 to £11,000 per annum depending on hours. .

You will need to be computer literate although training will be given, but more importantly we are looking for a friendly, confident, empathetic individual who will be proud to make the reception area, their area of responsibility and for an individual with a passion for animal welfare and who loves being a pivotal part of a vibrant and friendly team.

We have a great benefits package including: 
Simply Health which provides cashback/refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractic fees, and more.
24hr Employee Assistance Programme.
Generous shopping/leisure discounts (never pay full price in all the major shops and cinemas again!).
Great colleague pet discount scheme. 
Colleague Introduction incentive of £2500. 
Increasing holiday allowance with length of service. 

In 2022 we are celebrating our 70th anniversary and have 44 branches, 3 hospitals and our own nurse training college.  We value all of our colleagues and our forward-looking approach means we have introduced a Colleague Forum to listen to our peers’ views, as well as monthly Town Hall meetings, communicating real time updates, taking polls with live Q&A’s to ensure we’re making the right, collaborative decisions for our people. All our senior managers are Mental Health First Aid trained and we offer Wellness plans for all our new starters. 
We have a great reputation for looking after our employees and over 20% of our team have been with us 10 years or more.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and would like to know more, please click the apply button now,  if you would like more information or an informal chat to discuss the role further please email vacancies@goddardvetgroup.co.uk