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Apprentice Veterinary Business Administrator Lower House Equine Clinic Llp

Provide all general administrative duties in our veterinary office, which includes customer service, data entry, filing, scanning, typing letters, taking payments etc.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday; shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 45.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    25 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

With training: Triaging veterinary calls, planning the vets diary along with the other team members, dealing with queries, processing invoices, typing referral letters via dictation

Progressing to: Taking responsibility of imputing and monitoring our in-patient and surgical work which includes daily liaisons and discussion with our head nurse. Preparing paperwork and files for in patient admittance and day clinic procedures. Typing clinical notes for our in-patients 

Imputing and monitoring our client’s health plan package, ensuring each patients is receiving the correct products and procedures. Formulating data around this 

Following and helping to adhere to RCVS protocols relating to our practice standards policy, to include temperature control, stock control and record keeping, health and safety and risk assessment etc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous equine experience 
  • Knowledge and use of programs such as word, excel etc
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Team player 
  • Good attention to detail 

Personal qualities

  • Excellent team player
  • Good telephone manner
  • Hard working and reliable
  • Background in horses is strongly recommended

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent maths and English Grade C/4 or above.

If the successful candidate does not have GCSE’s at grade4/C or above they will be required to complete Functional Skills in maths and English at level 2 by attending tutorials at County Training Oswestry.

Future prospects

  • For the right applicant we offer good long term prospects
  • The successful applicant will also be enrolled on the veterinary receptionists’ award series (equine)

Things to consider

The job may involve from time to time some horse handling but is predominantly office based. We are a rural based business and therefore transport is essential, there is not a bus stop within walking distance.

About the employer

We are an equine veterinary clinic, established in 2016. We pride ourselves in a high standard of clinical care, modern facilities and a friendly supportive team.


Lower House Equine Clinic Llp


Lower House Farm


SY22 6LG

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Additional location information

Plas Cerrig Lane Llanymynech Oswestry Shropshire SY22 6LG


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by County Training


COUNTY TRAINING 0345 678 9023

Standard which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • End Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking

Work place assessment with one of County Training’s highly experienced workplace Assessors, including as an example, completion of assignments, project, and observation of workplace activities.

There may also be a requirement to attend formal teaching sessions to enhance knowledge or work towards completion of functional skills (if required).

There is also a requirement for you to keep an off the job log which is an important part of your Apprenticeship Programme.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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