Office Administrator Vets

Paignton Zoo
Up to £10,000
10 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Paignton Zoo, one of the largest in the UK and a registered scientific and education charity has an exciting opportunity for an experienced office administrator to join our vets team. You will be computer literate with significant experience of data entry and using spreadsheets. You will have excellent attention to detail, have experience of stock ordering and be well organised. Previous experience of working in a veterinary or medical practice or scientific institution would be an advantage. You will be a good communicator with excellent customer service skills. Knowledge of ZIMS would also be an advantage. The role may also include light laundry and cleaning duties.

About the Role
Typical duties of this role include:
  • Prompt and polite response to telephone calls
  • Process all incoming communications
  • Provision of effective admin support to the vet team including typing letters, memos, minutes and documents
  • Management of an effective filing system
  • Management of online calendars
  • Stock ordering
  • Data entry
  • Supporting the team to keep the vet building clean and tidy

This is a fixed term position for 12 months working 20 hours a week.

Interviews are planned for week commencing 25th January 2021.

Paignton Zoo offers the following benefits (after probationary period):
  • 28 days paid holiday pro-rata (inclusive of Bank Holidays) rising to 33 days’ pro-rata after 5 years
  • Company sick pay
  • Branded uniform provided (as required)
  • Relevant internal and external training provided
  • Free entry to our zoos for staff and immediate family
  • Complimentary tickets
  • Discounts in our Catering and Retail outlets (as applicable)
  • Free staff parking