Vacancies

In light of the current situation in the UK, Larkmead have taken the decision to place all current vacancies on hold until further notice. 

Marketing & Office Administrator

We are looking for a Marketing & Office Administrator to join our friendly team with a good working knowledge of Social Media & Marketing to assist the Practice Co-ordinator with the day-to-day marketing & office administration.

The ideal candidate will be courteous, organised, a self-sufficient individual who has excellent written and verbal communication skills and can work using their own initiative. 

This role will be working 30 – 37.5 hours per week based at our Head Office in Cholsey, South Oxfordshire.

Marketing

  • Assist the Practice Co-ordinator in implementing the Larkmead marketing plan
  • Updating content on the Larkmead website
  • Ensure the monthly newsletters are distributed according to schedule
  • Assist in planning and implementation of Larkmead presence at shows and events
  • To ensure social media channels are voiced effectively
  • Work to keep social media topical with current affairs/time of year/the scheduled campaign as appropriate
  • Liaise with colleagues to gather material for social media and campaigns

Administration

  • To run an effective EMS and work experience provision for the practice
  • To assist with the planning and running of in-house CPD and training events
  • Other ad-hoc administration tasks as required

Desirable Skills & Attributes

  • Experience with social media and websites
  • An interest in preparing interesting and eye-catching content for marketing
  • Attention to detail with a high standard of written English
  • Experience in using Excel and other MS Office tools for tracking and managing data
  • A keen interest in learning about the veterinary industry and translating that into communication with our clients
  • The ability to communicate well with all manner and levels of people

Employee Benefits:

  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Auto-enrolment on to company pension with 8% company contribution
  • Access to cycle to work scheme
  • Veterinary care staff discount scheme
  • Free Parking

If this sounds like you, please apply in writing including your CV to:  hr@larkmead.co.uk


Receptionist

We are seeking a receptionist with customer service experinece to join our friendly team. You will have experience in a similar role, not necessarily in the veterinary industry, but offering a high level of customer care and attention to detail in a busy, service focused environment. Full training on our systems will be given to the right candidate who will be used to using their own initiative. This role is 40 hours per week including some weekends and a full driving licence is essential as all of our team work across all of our practices in South Oxfordshire. 

Employee Benefits:

  • 20 days holiday (plus UK bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme with 8% company contribution
  • Access to Cycle to Work scheme
  • Veterinary care staff discount scheme
  • Free onsite parking

If this sounds like you, please apply in writing including your CV to:  hr@larkmead.co.uk


Qualified Veterinary Nurse

At Larkmead Veterinary Group we have an exciting opportunity for a Qualified Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly independent practice in South Oxfordshire.

This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) including some night shifts and weekends on a Rota basis. The successful candidate will be a confident team player with excellent communication skills. You will be required to work alongside our highly skilled veterinary surgeons and nurses and support the care, consideration and treatment of all patients and their owners.

Clinical coach qualification is desirable but not essential as training can be provided. Applicants must be a car owner as you will be required to work across all our practices in South Oxfordshire. 

Employee Benefits:

  • 22 days holiday (plus UK bank holidays) pro-rata
  • Company pension scheme with 8% company contribution
  • ​Access to Cycle to Work scheme
  • Veterinary care staff discount scheme
  • Free onsite parking

If this sounds like you, please apply in writing including your CV to:  hr@larkmead.co.uk


Veterinary Practice Assistant

We are seeking a Veterinary Practice Assistant to join our team assisting the veterinary, nursing and reception teams in our animal hospitals. Primarily based across our Cholsey and Didcot locations, you will be friendly, reliable and happy to help out with keeping the clinical areas clean and tidy, ensuring kennels and cattery are maintained to a high standard and keen to learn about animal care. No previous experience is necessary as full training will be given. This role is 40 hours per week including some weekends and a full driving licence is essential.

Employee Benefits:

  • 20 days holiday (plus UK bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme with 8% company contribution
  • Access to Cycle to Work scheme
  • Veterinary care staff discount scheme
  • Free onsite parking

If this sounds like you, please apply in writing including your CV to:  hr@larkmead.co.uk


Our Veterinary vacancies are generally advertised in the Vet Times.