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  • Job Vacancy: Reception Sept 2017

    26 September at 16:03 from atlas

    Job Vacancy: Receptionist …

    for a pdf Duty Statement,  email   

    Penguin Veterinary Centre needs an experienced, reliable, honest & interested person to attend front-of-house duties.

    Your work would include: 

    Phone and Desk Reception, Office duties; Sales of over-the-counter items;  Housekeeping of Client Access areas;  Preparing Welcome Packs for new clients & new pets, Sourcing and providing [under direction] specific animal care advice.

    Initially 16 - 20 hours, spread over 3 - 4 days; then negotiable for the right person, according to your availability and our need.

    Essential …

    ·  Reception experience in a medical, pharmaceutical, veterinary or allied field.  You will be working semi-independently, utilizing your own skills and expertise, but within pre-defined professional and legal protocols.

    ·  To care about, and be willing to learn about, the health and welfare of all animals, including birds and wildlife. 

    ·  a clean police record and applicable character [2] and business [2] references. 

    ·  computer literacy ... Microsoft Office

    Desirable ….

    Driver's license;  experience in record-keeping, stock maintenance, sales and ordering;  an interest and flair in developing client information handouts and displays.

    Wages are negotiable dependent on training and experience, but generally follow the Animal Care and Veterinary Services Award: Reception, ref <

    For someone interested in a Veterinary Nursing career, additional volunteer training hours may be arranged. 

    Applicants, please email your interest & contact details to

    Place "Vacancy, Reception, Sept 2017" in the subject field.  Let us know, briefly, why you'd like to work here in the body of the email.  Please add your application, addressing the criteria as stated, plus an up-to-date resume, as two separate well labelled attachments.


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