Veterinary Administrator

Posted 28 April by SYNLAB UK and Ireland
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Are you looking for a rewarding career in a state-of-the-art laboratory, situated on the outskirts of Exeter, which offers industry leading diagnostic expertise to veterinary practices?

Veterinary Pathology Group (VPG) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SYNLAB, the European leader in delivery of high-quality pathology testing and imaging services and operates six veterinary diagnostic laboratories across the UK and Ireland.

Close to the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and East Devon AONB, Exeter is a vibrant university city, offering a comprehensive shopping experience supplemented by restaurants and leisure facilities. Our laboratory on the outskirts of Exeter has the added benefit of excellent transport links with the M5, A30 and the Paddington-Penzance rail line close by.

Our teams are fundamental to the principle of making a positive difference to veterinary healthcare and you will receive training and coaching to develop your skills and to support you in your working life. In addition, to enable you to broaden your experience and increase the depth of your knowledge, thus improving your career potential, we train our scientific and support staff to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and facilitate the rotation of staff amongst key laboratory areas.

We are currently seeking full time administrators to join the team. The successful candidates will be responsible for supporting the laboratory by being the point of contact for external queries, the posts are essential to ensure that the laboratory and site runs smoothly.

As the administrator you will be responsible for:

  • Receiving, checking and booking in samples that have arrived in the laboratory from courier drivers or post
  • Checking that the correct samples have been submitted, that all the patient’s details have filled in on the submission form and that a clinical history has been provided.
  • Screening phone calls and dealing with client requests for report reissues, sample progress, courier collections, supplier requests and general (non-pathology) enquiries.
  • Providing admin support to the wider team as required

The successful candidate will be working 38 hours a week which must include Monday and Saturday morning but with 1 day off during the week.

Required skills

  • Administrative Support
  • Veterinary

Reference: 41863609

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