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Laboratory Technician / Farm Office Admin Assistant Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly farm office team, at Friars Moor Livestock Health in Sturminster Newton, Dorset.

The successful candidate will be required to work 5 days a week, plus 1 in 5 Saturday mornings alongside our supportive team of 14 farm vets, 3 foot trimmers, 3 vet technicians and 5 office staff members.

The position is diverse and will involve time split between working in our in-house laboratory, collecting, running, and examining biological samples (for which full training can be provided) and supporting our farm office administrative team. We are seeking a motivated candidate who has excellent communication skills and the ability to problem-solve, responding with solutions.

Key Requirements:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel, with the capability to quickly pick up new software skills.
  • Able to answer and deal with phone calls from clients and the practice team.
  • Will use the online practice diary management software.
  • Would suit a candidate with laboratory training but not essential.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible with a good working attitude.
  • Will process drug orders and help to manage stock.
  • Further progression is encouraged with full support for the right candidate.

Applications should be made to the practice manager, Justine Turnbull via email: justine@friarsmoorvets.co.uk or telephone: 01258 472314

Closing date 31st October 2021

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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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