West Bar Veterinary Hospital
19 West Bar, Banbury, Oxon OX16 9SA
Telephone us (24 hours) on: 01295 262 332

Current Vacancies

From time to time we need new members to join our great team. Training and employment opportunities are shown below:

Veterinary Receptionist 

We are looking for a Veterinary Receptionist to join our friendly team at our busy Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Full or part-time hours considered, working shifts on a rota basis during our opening hours of 7.30am – 7pm Monday – Friday, and Saturdays 8am – 4pm on a 1 in 4 rota.

Successful applicant must be friendly, efficient and have the ability to remain calm under pressure, with excellent customer service skills. 

Duties include booking appointments, answering telephone calls, dealing with client queries, dispensing medication, taking payments, general administrative tasks, re-stocking and cleaning of the consulting rooms and maintaining the cleanliness of the reception and waiting room areas.

Experience preferable but not essential as full training will be provided.

Applications by email to julie@westbarvets.uk with your cv and covering letter.

Closing Date for applications: 21.1.2020

[Posted 01/2020]

Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

An excellent opportunity to be part of the small animal team at our progressive independent 15 vet Veterinary Hospital in Banbury.

Our practice has been recently extended and refurbished. We have separate Feline/Canine
hospital wards, three prep / minor op rooms, two clean operating theatres, dental suite, separate waiting rooms and six consulting rooms. Our large light, and airy practice is fully equipped with digital  CR and DR xray and dental DR x-ray, ultrasonography, endoscopy, laparoscopy, extensive in-house laboratory and canine rehabilitation centre. Clinical freedom and further qualifications encouraged.

  • Generous salary and CPD allowance
  • 6 weeks holiday plus most bank holidays
  • Subsidised maternity pay, pension scheme and directorship opportunities available
  • New Graduate Support Scheme includes EBVM, Mentor and Essential Support.
  • 1-in-4 weekends + 1 night a week on call with time off in lieu (backup provided for all on-call duties)
  • Free off-road (controlled barrier) private staff parking at the main Hospital in central Banbury

Apply to Julie Wickham, Practice Manager, West Bar Veterinary Hospital, 19 West Bar, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 9SA, Tel: 01295 262332

[Posted 01/2020]

Trainee Veterinary Nurse / Veterinary Care Assistant

Required at our busy Veterinary Hospital located in Banbury OX16 9SA

The successful candidate will have a good work ethic, be reliable, hard-working and punctual with the ability to follow instructions, work as part of a team and also unsupervised, have excellent customer service skills, common sense and a love of animals

Duties to include feeding, cleaning pens, dealing with clients, taking instruction from Vets and other nurses, must be computer literate and high standards of cleanliness are essential. You will be responsible for maintaining high standards of animal welfare at all times, whilst providing a safe, healthy and enriched experience to all animals in our care.

The rota will be mixed shifts and will include on call and some weekends

Extra hours may be available when required so must be flexible and have own transport.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum level 2 qualification in Animal care or relevant experience but not essential and full training will be provided.

Hourly rate dependant on experience.

Please apply with CV and covering letter to julie@westbarvets.uk

[Posted 01/2020]

Veterinary Night Nurse

Required at our busy Veterinary Hospital located in Banbury OX16 9SA

The successful candidate will have a good work ethic, be reliable, hard-working and punctual with the ability to follow instructions, work as part of a team and also unsupervised, have excellent customer service skills, common sense and a love of animals

Duties to include feeding, cleaning pens, dealing with clients, taking instruction from Vets and other nurses, must be computer literate and high standards of cleanliness are essential. You will be responsible for maintaining high standards of animal welfare at all times, whilst providing a safe, healthy and enriched experience to all animals in our care.

The rota will be on a shift basis, out of hours and including weekends.

Must be flexible and have own transport.

A qualification and experience within the Veterinary sector is required for this position.

Hourly rate dependant on experience.

Please apply with CV and covering letter to julie@westbarvets.uk

[Posted 01/2020]

Veterinary Receptionist 

We are looking for a Veterinary Receptionist to join our friendly team at our busy Veterinary Hospital in Banbury

Full or part-time hours considered, working shifts on a rota basis during our opening hours of 7.30am – 7pm Monday – Friday, and Saturdays 8am – 4pm on a 1 in 4 rota.

Successful applicant must be friendly, efficient and have the ability to remain calm under pressure, with excellent customer service skills. 

Duties include booking appointments, answering telephone calls, dealing with client queries, dispensing medication, taking payments, general administrative tasks, re-stocking and cleaning of the consulting rooms and maintaining the cleanliness of the reception and waiting room areas.

Experience preferable but not essential as full training will be provided.

Applications by email to julie@westbarvets.uk with your cv and covering letter.

Closing Date for applications: 21.1.2020

[Posted 01/2020]