About the Job

Veterinary Receptionist – Gateshead

£11.35 per hour

Be part of the UK’s leading provider of Emergency Pet Care

Vets Now are the UK’s leading provider of emergency pet care, providing a trusted service to more than 1400 veterinary practices – from 58 dedicated out-of-hours clinics and three 24/7 pet emergency hospitals.

First point of contact for of clients during an emergency

Our receptionists are the first point of contact when a client calls or arrives at a Vets Now Clinic. You will also be responsible for taking calls, handling financial transactions, providing our Vets and Nurses with vital updates about patients at or on the way to the clinic and general administration duties. Our receptionists are a friendly face and listening ear when our clients need it most.

Working pattern

The role will consist of working the following three-week rota

  • Week 1: Saturday: 16:00-00:00 and Sunday: 12:00-20:00
  • Week 2: Off
  • Week 3: Saturday: 16:00-00:00 and Sunday: 12:00-20:00

What we offer in return for your hard work and dedication

Recognising hard work is really important to us. Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we offer a first-class benefits and rewards package that includes:

  • 7 weeks pro rata annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Cash Health Plan provided by Simply Health
  • Vets Now For You – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • UK Standard Pension contributions – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Up to 50% discounted staff pet care