Administrative Assistant

Posted 31 July by Animal Health Trust Easy Apply

Administrative Assistant

14 hour week (Monday & Tuesday)

£16,000 - £17,000 per annum pro-rata

1 year fixed term

The Animal Health Trust is a leading charity dedicated to the improvement of animal health and welfare through veterinary research, together with high quality clinical services and a commitment to education. The Trust comprises the Centre for Small Animal Studies (CSAS), Centre for Equine Studies (CES) and Centre for Preventive Medicine (CPM).

We are currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our busy Diagnostic Laboratory Services team within CPM. The successful candidate will be responsible for entering sample data into our Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), answering the telephone, dealing with emails and typing reports/letters.

Located on the main reception desk, this is a customer facing role where you will be dealing with clients as well as supporting the diagnostic team. This is a part time role (2 days a week) for a one year period in the first instance, with the possibility of moving to a permanent full time role at the end of that term.

Skills and Experience

  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients face to face, by email and telephone.
  • Enthusiasm to learn about diagnostic testing.
  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • Good attention to detail.

We offer an employer contribution pension scheme, employee assistant programme, death in service, free parking, staff discounts and 25 days holiday per annum (plus bank holidays).

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If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply via the animal health trust website

Closing date: 0900 hrs 22 August 2018

Interview date: Week commencing 10 September 2018

Reference: 35759459

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