Hospital Administrator (Maternity Cover) – Wanstead Hospital, East London

We are looking for a highly motivated team player to provide full administrative support to the management staff at the Wanstead Veterinary Hospital.

Our fabulous Hospital Administrator Lizzy is going on Maternity Leave, so from December 2020, we will need maternity cover whilst she is away. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the hospital management team (Clinical Director, Hospital Manager and Nursing Manager) at our busy 24-hr veterinary hospital in a variety of ways including;

  • Rota production and coordination for our team of nurses and vets
  • Managing annual leave requests and liaising with locum agencies
  • Induction and recruitment of new staff
  • Organisation of facilities maintenance and staff accommodation
  • Providing administrative support
  • Some stock control

Our ideal candidate will be an RVN who may have previous management or administration experience or someone with similar experience in the veterinary industry looking for a new challenge in a non-clinical role. The Hospital Administrator role is diverse and will require strong organisational skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential as the role will involve liaising with clinical staff, clients, and suppliers. Experience of standard office software packages (e.g. Word, Excel) and good numeracy skills would also be considered important for the role.

The role is a fixed term contract and is full-time; Monday-Friday (8.30am-4.30pm). Salary will be dependent upon experience and skill level but likely in the region of £25-29,000p/a.
We look after our colleagues with a profession-leading benefits package including increasing holiday allowance, cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, opticians, chiropody fees etc., employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, plus generous staff, shopping and leisure discounts.

Goddard Veterinary Group is a family-run practice and was started in 1952 by Arthur Goddard. His son Philip took over the reins in the late 90’s and remains the practice principal. We are now the largest family-run veterinary practice in the UK and have 44 branches, 3 hospitals and our own nursing college. We have a great reputation for looking after our staff; over 20% of our team have been with us 10 years or more and please take a few minutes to look at as our numerous recent 4 and 5-star reviews on Indeed!

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family-run veterinary business and would like to know more, please apply now with a cover letter and CV!

Job Code: Hospital Admin MAT Leave

See the job vacancy page here

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