We are recruiting for a receptionist to cover maternity leave for 9-12 months

Receptionist / Administrative Support – maternity cover

Blue House Veterinary Centre in Biddulph requires an exceptional individual to join our friendly team of award winning receptionists. The positions is to cover maternity leave for 9-12 months and will involve working 27-30 hours a week. It is possible that the position could become permanent depending on business needs at the end of the contract.  Start date would be mid-late July 2018.  Excellent communication skills and good presentation are essential, to provide our clients with the high level of service they have become accustomed to.

Your previous experience should include reception duties as well as customer service and administration. You should be articulate and able to empathise with clients; enthusiastic and proactive, with a good sense of humour. This is a busy role where a calm but friendly and outgoing personality is needed to deal with with visitors, telephone, general enquiries, messages and the occasional emergency – sometimes all at once! Responsibilities will include meeting and greeting clients in person and on the phone, ensuring front of house is clean (including hoovering and mopping) assisting with office duties, stock control, handling lab samples, dispensing medication, insurance claims and lots more. This is a real hands-on role which requires a professional approach, lots of common sense and a bright helpful attitude. Computer literacy is essential. Veterinary knowledge is not necessary as training will be given, but a love of animals is required.  

Working hours vary 8am-7.30pm Monday to Friday, and Saturday mornings 8am-1.30pm on a 1 in 2 rota.

If you are interested please send a CV and covering letter to

Closing date for applications: Friday 25th May 2018


We do not currently have any clinical vacancies, but if you are a Veterinary Surgeon or Registered Veterinary Nurse who would be interested in working with us in the future, please get in touch.

 Call 01782 522100 and speak to Kay or Neil or send a CV and covering letter to


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