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Farm Office Manager – Full time – Maternity cover

We are looking for a Farm Office Manager for up to 12 months maternity cover at our Sturminster Newton Practice.

  • Farming background with an awareness of current TB testing regulations (essential)
  • Ability to plan ahead and use initiative
  • React under pressure in a calm and efficient manner
  • Good at communicating with vets and farmers
  • Computer skills –

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Part Time Receptionist

Friendly and enthusiastic person sought to join our expanding vet practice. The successful candidate will join our dedicated team of receptionists to provide a high level of client care for our small animal clients. Must have a ‘can do’ attitude, be able to use initiative, have good verbal and written communication skills and ability to work under pressure.  

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Important Notification

This is an important notification about our out of hours service from 12 noon on Saturday 18th August 2018.

We are moving telecommunication companies and for a period of time (maximum 4 hours) our telephone number 01258 472314 will not be in use.

From 12 noon on Saturday 18th August 2018 if you require the services of the out of hours vet please call the following 2 mobile numbers:
07817 329991
07970 784629

Our website and facebook page will be updated regularly so you can refer to these pages to see what the current situation is during the day.

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Marnhull Dog Show

We were delighted to sponsor the Marnhull Fun Dog Show again this summer. This is held annually to raise money for the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance. Vet Gilla Primrose attended and helped judge and present prizes. Well done to all who entered.

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Good Luck Steph and welcome to Lucy

We would like to wish Steph and her partner Andrew good luck as Steph leaves us to start her maternity leave this month. In her place in the farm office we have Lucy Millard starting, who you will all no doubt become familiar with over the coming weeks.

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Thank You Anthony

As many of you will already know, at the end of this month, Anthony is retiring after 28 years at Friars Moor.

Anthony has made a huge contribution to life within our practice and the local farming community. As well as being a very accomplished and respected vet,

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Durweston Fayre

Anthony enjoying a cuppa with guest judge Mrs Scott, following Durweston Fayre which we supported earlier in May.  They raised just over £9000 in total on the day.

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Full Time Receptionist/Lab Assistant

Friendly and enthusiastic person sought to join our busy vet practice based at our Sturminster Newton branch. The successful candidate will work in our farm office and would need relevant experience, be confident under pressure and willing to learn new skills to cover the laboratory (full training will be given).

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Vacancy – TB tester

We are looking for a full or part-time TB tester to join our team. Full support will be provided to complete the Essential Skills and Tuberculin Testing training.

For application details or requests for further information please contact Justine Turnbull, Practice Manager.

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AHDB Block Calvers Meeting

On Thursday 5th April vets Jenny, Julian and Alice attended a local AHDB Dairy meeting on successful block calving. The meeting was hosted by the Bennett family an Julian gave an insight into how successfully they are managing their block calving.  The meeting was a great success and all of the attendees wee reminded of some key parameters to aim for to make their blocks as efficient as possible.

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We have laughed and cried together over the years, and their professionalism and kindness … is second to none.
Steve & Jayne Brocklehurst
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