Service Administrator

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

We have an exciting opportunity for a personable and effective service administrator to work in the newly restructured Client Services function of the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital (QVSH). This is a part-time position, preferably Monday and Tuesday although some flexibility may be available, that will take part in an early and late rota (hospital reception opening hours are currently Monday to Friday 8.00am - 6:00pm).

The Service Administrator is an integral part of the Small Animal Hospital and will support either the:- Surgical Team (Soft Tissue Surgery, Orthopaedics (incl physiotherapy) and Oncology) or the Medical Team (Medicine, Cardiology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology and Neurology). As part of the wider Client Service team the successful recruit will work alongside the Client Service Administrators to support the Small Animal Hospital team in support of its mission to deliver excellence in client service and clinical veterinary student teaching.

The Service Administrator will act as liaison between the front of house service and the Services within the hospital to provide an enhanced service for both clients and vets. They will also be responsible for ensuring that clients are billed accurately and promptly and that all communication and liaison with external parties is carried out efficiently and effectively.

The Service Administrator will aim to provide a first-class customer service in what can often be a very challenging environment. The role will involve supporting clients during difficult conversations including diagnosis of patients, treatment (or non-treatment) and subsequent payment of accounts.

You should have experience of working in a busy administrative role, have excellent communication skills, be accurate and have an eye for detail.

You must be efficient and experienced in Microsoft Office packages and have the ability to establish professional and effective working relationships with the wider team.

Excellent organisation skills, attention to detail and flexibility are all essential parts of the role.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 13th February 2024

Interviews will be held early in Tuesday 20th February 2024

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For informal enquiries please contact the Clinical HR Team, by email on:

Please quote reference PP40318 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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