Roving Veterinary Receptionist


Job Title: Receptionist – Roving

Salary: £11.56 per hour

Location: Calder Vets – Dewsbury (Required to support across our branches as required)

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Hours: 40 hours per week, Week 1: 7.30-16.30 Week 2: 11:00-20:00 and 1 in 4 Weekends.

We are currently looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Receptionist to become a valued member of our exceptional team at Calder Vets!

If you are someone who thrives in a dynamic and forward-thinking environment and has a deep passion for providing care to animals, then this position could be the ideal fit for you.

Joining the Reception team at Calder Vets means becoming a part of a supportive and growth-oriented environment where your skills and dedication will be truly appreciated.

Your role and responsibilities

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Welcoming and registering clients

  • Manage and deal with appointment bookings in a professional and efficient manner

  • Answer and make calls with a high level of customer service

  • Support the business with a range of administrative duties

  • Be happy to discuss financial issues with clients if needs be

  • Taking payments

  • Processing prescription requests

  • Promoting offers and services

  • Covering other Clinics as and when required.

Experience Required

  • A minimum of 12 months experience dealing with customers in a customer-facing role.

  • Previous veterinary experience is desirable but not essential.

  • A driving licence is required to be a successful applicant.

  • An understanding of computer packages for example Teams and Outlook


  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave

  • Career progression opportunities

  • Staff discount schemes

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced sickness pay

  • Enhanced equal family leave

  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme

  • Employer contribution pension scheme

  • Wellness program including:

  • Employee assistance program

  • Eyecare voucher scheme

  • Free annual Flu jab

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

About us

Calder Vets is a long-established primary small animal practice with our central Hospital in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. We also have 7 satellite clinics across South and West Yorkshire.

We’re passionate veterinary professionals who are committed to providing exceptional care. Our mission is to provide high-quality healthcare and strive to make visiting the vets a positive experience for our patients and clients.

To apply, please complete the quick application form below. Alternatively, for more information, please contact Katie Knight on katie [email protected]

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