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Beau’s Pet Hotel, West Adelaide SA (posted 1st June) Grooming Stylist

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Grooming Stylist
Job No: GUI72
Location: Adelaide
  • Flexible hours - full-time, part-time or casual positions available
  • Salary sacrificing available to increase take-home pay
  • Be part of Guide Dogs SA/NT and make a difference

About Beau’s Pet Hotel

Beau’s is a state-of-the-art Pet Hotel that offers a safe and loving holiday experience, offering both standard and luxury accommodation for cats and dogs. Beau’s is located in the Adelaide Airport precinct next to Harbour Town.

All profits from Beau’s Pet Hotel are returned to Guide Dogs SA/NT to enable a lifetime of independence, participation, inclusion and wellbeing for children and adults with vision impairment or loss, other sensory impairments and autism through the provision of Guide Dogs, autism assistance Dogs and Therapy Dogs, specialist services and assistive technologies. 

About the role

We are seeking an experienced Groomer to join our existing team in providing quality dog grooming services for our rapidly expanding client list.

You will be responsible for providing high quality grooming services including bathing, drying, nail clipping, ear cleaning, brushing, combing, de-sheds, sanitary trims, scissoring, full clips and other grooming services as required across a wide variety of breeds.

We offer flexibility with hours and are able to consider full-time, part-time or casual working arrangements for the right candidate.

About you

  • Demonstrated workplace experience in dog grooming
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Proven confidence and capabilities in handling a variety of dogs
  • Willing to learn – with a passion for all breeds great and small
  • Ability to work in a fast paced team environment

A Police Clearance will be required (paid by Guide Dogs SA/NT for successful applicants).


  • Work for Guide Dogs SA/NT, a reputable and trusted organisation
  • Friendly and supportive team who are passionate about what they do.
  • Opportunity to salary sacrifice and maximize your take-home pay.
  • Employee Assistance Program offering counselling and support services.
  • Opportunities available to advance your career
  • Complimentary annual flu shots.

Learn more

For a complete description of the role’s key responsibilities and requirements, please review the Position Description.

Please ensure your application addresses the requirements of the role as described in the Position Description and enter your details here to apply.

Our people are key to the success of what we do!

We offer rewarding careers at Beau's Pet Hotel, great animal management jobs and exceptional working conditions for qualified people. To be part of the team, you will need to hold relevant qualifications, have exceptional skills and knowledge, and of course, genuine love of dogs and cats. Our guests' safety, wellbeing, and comfort are our highest priority.

Beau's Pet Hotel is the first-of-its-kind pet boarding facility in Adelaide, where pets can indulge in temperature-controlled accommodation, purpose built for maximum care with all the creature comforts of home.

All profits from Beau's Pet Hotel are returned to Guide Dogs SA/NT. So when you work at Beau's, you're helping to enable a lifetime of independence, participation, inclusion and wellbeing for children and adults with vision impairment or loss, other sensory impairments and autism.

Ideally located, Beau's offers the unique advantage of being located adjacent to the Adelaide Airport on the south side of Harbour Town in Adelaide.

Vet HQ Double Bay, Harbourside Eastern Sydney NSW (posted 29th May) Animal Attendant

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Vet HQ, Double Bay
Full-time Animal attendant

An exciting opportunity has become available for an animal attendant to join our dynamic team.

This role is full-time, working with our amazing vets and nurses in hospital assisting them to ensure the smooth running of the day.

A salary range of between 50-60k per annum

We are a fast-paced practice with a great team culture and we are looking for the right person that will fit into our dynamic team.

Your skills and experience:

Key Responsibilities:

Please contact Kate at Vet HQ via email at if you are interested in this opportunity

Cat Napping Suburban Retreat, Spotswood & Hoppers Crossing, SE Melbourne VIC (posted 26th May) Cattery Attendant

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Cattery Attendant - Part Time

50% Cat Care / 50% Customer Service

We’re looking a local resident to join the teams at Cat Napping Spotswood & Cat Napping Hoppers Crossing to work casual shifts over a 7 days rotating roster.

A background in animal care or vet nursing will be looked upon greatly.

We do split shifts and often open outside of normal hours to work in with our customers plans. We are open 365 days a year.

Our cattery attendant must be a go getter, mature, have initiative, understand cat behaviours, drives a car in case of a medical emergency, love cleaning, have amazing customer service skills, willing to work at our other locations when needed and willing to join a small dedicated team.

Availability over Christmas, Easter, all school holidays and public holidays is a must.

We're looking for somebody wanting long term work in a fun and relaxed workplace.

Full training provided in house.

Hours will range from 4 - 20 hours a week.

Apply today by emailing Ebony with your cover letter & resume to:

The Dog Wellness Centre, Sth East Melbourne, VIC (posted 18th May) Hydrotherapy Assistant

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Our canine rehabilitation facility is recruiting a part time Hydrotherapy Assistant to provide hydrotherapy treatments under the direction and supervision of a Physiotherapist. 

The Hydrotherapy Assistant will be responsible for the safe completion of hydrotherapy sessions as prescribed by the physio. They will be responsible for documentation of patient treatments, changes in condition and other pertinent information as required. 

Assistants must be a team player, positive and keen to learn. They must understand our business ethos and align with our mission of providing the highest standard of care to dogs and their owners.  

They must be competent at handling all sizes and breeds of dogs. 

They must be flexible to assist with admin, reception tasks, cleaning and any other jobs that can crop up from day to day in a busy rehab centre.


At the end of the trial period you will have to demonstrate competence in all areas of the training provided before providing hydrotherapy treatments without supervision.

Please email your resume FAO Pearl:

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Eye Clinic for Animals, Artarmon, Sydney NSW (posted 5th May) Animal Attendant

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Full Time (9 day fortnight) or Part Time (4 days per week) Positions: Monday – Friday. $26-$27 p/h

The Eye Clinic for Animals is a specialist Veterinary Ophthalmology practice providing the highest professional level of care for our patients. ECA has a team of highly trained and experienced Ophthalmologists, registrar's and residents, who are backed by a team of dedicated nurses and admin.

ECA is an ever growing practice with a strong focus on work/life balance and creating a positive and fun working environment. We are extremely committed to providing a pro-mental health working environment, and we even have a fully decked out 'Zen' room with massage chairs and galaxy lights for those times you need to wind down after a crazy day.

We are looking for a highly enthusiastic and driven Animal Attendant to help us care for our patients and maintain our new purpose built Ophthalmology hospital. This is a busy, fun and varied role, with the primary base of operations at Artarmon. But a willingness to travel to our Yagoona locations at times is needed as well!

Full time at 9 days per fortnight (every second Monday off) or Part time (4 days per week).

Full training will be provided for the right applicant.

What we can offer:

Key responsibilities include:

Key skills for this role include:

Essential criteria:


ECA will provide ongoing learning and training opportunities, above award wages and a positive, supportive working environment.

Please send your resume, references and a cover letter to:

Elanco Australasia Pty Ltd, Kemps Creek, West Sydney NSW (posted 26th April) Animal Attendant

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Companion Animal Attendant - Full Time or Casual

Interested in joining a cause-driven, customer focused company dedicated to positively impacting the health of animals? Elanco Animal Health is a global leader in animal health, dedicated to innovating and delivering products and services which prevent and treat disease and enhance overall health and well-being of farm animals and companion animals.

An exciting opportunity is available to be part of our friendly, high performing team of animal care attendants and technicians.

The position has responsibility for the daily care and well-being of companion animals on-site, including providing support for general husbandry, cleaning and feeding; supporting veterinary and health care programs; implementing socialisation, behaviour assessment, enrichment and training programs; coordinating facility stock and food supplies; ensuring accurate record keeping and data management; and supporting our animal welfare program.

We are actively seeking a passionate and capable companion animal attendant with practical experience to provide hands on animal care expertise and technical skill within our team. Both permanent full-time and casual (up to 5 days a week) opportunities exist depending on the applicant.

About you:

What you’ll bring:

Benefits for you:

Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer

If you think this is the position for you, we’d love to hear from you.

Please email your cover letter and resume to:

Guide Dogs NSW / ACT, Glossodia, North-West Sydney, NSW (posted 4th April)

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At Guide Dogs NSW/ACT (GDN) we see beyond sight loss; guiding our clients to independence, seeking new ways to prevent blindness, and creating connected communities. We’re passionate about improving the lives of our clients and creating a sustainable future for Guide Dogs NSW/ACT by shaping an innovative, world-leading service for people with blindness and low vision. Our Values guide us through every decision we make and the actions we take. They ensure we put our customers at the centre and our people at the heart of everything we do.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Full Time Canine Whelping Assistant to join our team based at Glossodia. In this position you will support volunteers in the Whelping & Rearing program, monitor the health and development of breeding dogs and pups, assess the temperamental and behavioural development of pups, and assist in the whelping of breeding females in the program.

The successful candidate must be able to be highly flexible in completing their hours of work as dictated by breeding dogs. This will include evening and weekend hours. The position also requires extensive driving to volunteers’ homes and our office in Glossodia.

To be considered for this opportunity you must demonstrate:

The successful candidate will have access to the following benefits:

At Guide Dogs NSW/ACT we strongly encourage applications from people with low vision or blindness.

We are proud to be an inclusive workplace that reflects our clients and the broader community and are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We offer equal employment opportunity regardless of your disability, gender or gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital or domestic status, carer status, or political opinion.

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