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Full-Time Secretary

Newmarket Equine Hospital
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

Job Details

We are looking for a full-time secretary to join our busy ambulatory department, working 35 hours per week Monday to Friday.  There is a requirement to cover the practice phones on Saturday mornings and Bank Holidays as part of a rota.  The role requires some flexibility with regard to hours. 

Duties include:-

  • Export paperwork for horses travelling to different countries: liaising with shipping agents and vets accordingly; completing export health certificates; preparing quotations.
  • Typing of reports; markings forms; insurance certificates; vetting certificates
  • Answering the telephone
  • Taking messages for the ambulatory department; arranging visits; dealing with emergency calls. 
  • Updating passports and maintaining the passport log
  • Supporting colleagues; covering their work when required
  • General office duties (eg filing, archiving, faxing, copying and scanning documents etc)
  • Providing cover at our Tattersalls office during sales may be required

The ideal candidate will possess:-

  • Exemplary organisational skills and ability to prioritise
  • Diligence and high level of accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient Microsoft IT skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team or alone
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Some understanding of the equine industry would be advantageous

For further information about this position, please contact Laura Raistrick on 01638 782000 or email

To apply for the above position, please send a current CV and covering letter to



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