Vet Nurses and other support staff

Animal Attendant and Grooming Vacancies 

North Road Veterinary Centre, Melbourne SE - Bayside - Brighton, VIC (posted 24th November) Cattery Animal Attendant

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Cattery Animal Attendant - Flexible Hours

An exciting opportunity is available to join the North Road Veterinary Centre team in the capacity of a cattery attendant in our clinic boarding cattery.

The North Road Veterinary Centre in Gardenvale was established in 1969 We pride ourselves on providing highly professional and ethical care to our local community, always with the client and pet being the prime focus behind our veterinary care. We are fortunate to have a wonderful clientele of responsible pet owners who place importance on high levels of health care for their pets.

We are seeking someone who:

Job description:

We provide to you:

To learn more about us please visit: or;

North Road Vet Facebook and North Road Vet Instagram

How to apply:

Drs Wendy Milledge
North Road Vet Centre
167 North Road
Email applications:
Mobile: Wendy Milledge- +61 (0)409 131 165

West End Veterinary Surgery, Inner South-West Brisbane, QLD (posted 16th November) Canine Stylist

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Dog Stylist (Groomer)
West End Veterinary Surgery

The BEST canine style job in Australia - really!

Would you like to work in a professional environment and achieve a level of style excellence with your career?

This is a role for a canine stylist within a Veterinary Hospital, with access to experienced Vet team. The role is set to Thursday & Friday and suits a candidate wishing to career progress into the role of senior stylist. Your work will not be disturbed by interface with public and you are 100% focused on the patients booked and their styling.

We are ready to meet a superstar with the experience and enthusiasm to make an impact and become a huge asset to our community, our business and especially our patients – apply now! Send your cover letter an application to Director [].

Thornleigh Veterinary Hospital, North-West Sydney NSW (posted 16th November) Kennel Hand Supervisor

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Thornleigh Veterinary Hospital – Full Time Kennel Hand Supervisor

We have an exciting opportunity for a Kennel Hand Supervisor to join our team at Thornleigh Veterinary Hospital.

We focus on maintaining a high level of staff morale and happiness. Achieving a healthy work-life balance is a key priority. We have a collegiate approach to cases, encouraging input from each other to help achieve the best outcomes for our patients.

Position Involves:

Applicant must have:

Please apply online or email with your CV and cover letter.

JCUVet, Townsville, QLD (posted 9th November) Trainees

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JCUVet is the Clinical Small Animal Teaching Hospital for James Cook University in Townsville. We are looking to appoint four Animal Nursing Assistants in full time paid employment with the opportunity to sign up to Certificate II in Animal Studies traineeship. These are open to mature age and school leaver applicants.

This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals who have a passion for animals and who intend to obtain their Certificate II Animal Studies. Upon signing up to a traineeship there is a gap fee payable by the individual to the RTO and depending on eligibility, individuals may be eligible for government subsidies. You will be engaged on a full-time basis in paid employment in a busy and diverse animal hospital while attaining your certification.

Our Animal Nursing Assistants are a vital part of our team, providing essential support to nurses and vets, and within the Hospital. Duties include maintaining hygienic surgery theatres, wards, consult rooms and cages, maintaining stock levels, cleaning and sterilising instruments, cleaning, washing and folding laundry…. all while learning the techniques of animal handling and husbandry.

These placements will last 12 – 14 months, depending on when your employment commences. Preferably you will be able to commence in December, or otherwise in January. Following a successful probation period, you will sign up to the Certificate II Animal Studies and start your exciting journey toward becoming a veterinary nurse.

Through your placement, you will be supported by our Veterinary Nurse Educator, and you will have the opportunity to learn industry specific clinical skills that prepare you for entry into a trainee veterinary nurse role. At the end of your contract, you may be invited to apply for our Trainee Veterinary Nurse Program, which is a further 2-year Certificate IV program and full-time paid employment.

What you will offer:

In return we offer:

For further information about JCUVet, Townsville and are amazing opportunities, check out our website

Please apply to:
Elizabeth Bertram
Clinical Support Manager

The Cattery Company, Inner City Melbourne, VIC (posted 7th November) Feline Team Member

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Full - time position available

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our purpose built, premium cat boarding facility in close proximity to Melbourne CBD.

Our facility prides itself on offering an enriching environment for our feline residents. With over two decades of experience in the profession, our dedicated team has fine-tuned the art of cat care.

The successful candidate will be well-versed in all aspects of cat care, exhibiting exceptional time management skills and meticulous attention to detail while ensuring that every day is a delightful one for our feline guests. In line with our commitment to feline wellbeing, we require a strong understanding of fear-free certification principals.

Communication and teamwork are at the heart of our operation, and we seek someone who enjoys building and maintaining robust relationships with both our valued clients and the many veterinarians we closely collaborate with.

While a Certificate in Animal Studies is highly desirable, we are open to considering equivalent experience for the right candidate. Your availability should extend to weekdays, with occasional weekends and school/ public holiday commitments. To demonstrate our appreciation, above award wages will be offered to the right applicant for the exceptional talents you bring to our team.

If this opportunity aligns with your passion for feline care, we invite you to submit your CV and a thoughtfully composed cover letter outlining your dedication to the well-being of our feline residents. Please send your application to

My Pet Hub Balaclava, Westcourt, Cairns, QLD (posted 27th October) Kennel Hand

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My Pet Hub Balaclava is seeking a casual Kennel Hand to join our team in Cairns, Queensland.

About Us

My Pet Hub Balaclava will give you the opportunity to work with a wonderful team of experienced and dedicated professionals who focus on wellbeing and teamwork. Our clinic offers a range of services supported by a modern work environment and equipment.

The ideal candidate will thrive on completing daily, weekly and monthly tasks that are important for the smooth operation of our clinic.

Your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

How to Apply:
This is a dynamic, vibrant, and fun work environment offering plenty of scope for an enthusiastic and compassionate Kennel Hand. Submit your application through to us today including your cover letter to

Salon 154 at Bulimba Vet Surgery, Hawthorne, North-East Brisbane, QLD (posted 25th October) Grooming Manager

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Salon Manager

Our family owned and operated company has nine Veterinary practices in Brisbane area. We have fully equipped grooming salons in seven of those practices that employ approximately fifteen groomers of various levels of experience. The grooming and vet functions at each site work very closely together – this means we can provide a superior level of service and care.

We require a Salon Grooming Manager for our largest salon (Salon 154 at Bulimba Vet Surgery).

We are seeking a special individual to join our friendly team. Each of the larger salons have a Senior Groomer in charge who takes responsibility for that site. We are looking for someone who has at least three years’ experience; is highly motivated; supportive of others and possesses excellent customer service skills.

This position is permanent full-time but consideration will be made to suit your personal needs and commitment if required.

Here are the skills required for this position:

In return, we offer the following:

If you are interested in becoming part of our family of fantastic stylists, please send your resume to We would love to hear from you!

Veterinary Specialist Services - Underwood, South Brisbane QLD (posted 25th October) Animal Attendant

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Animal Attendant

Veterinary Specialist Services is a group of Specialist Veterinary hospitals located across Southeast Queensland. Our dedicated team of highly skilled veterinarians and nurses is committed to providing world-class animal care. We are currently seeking a passionate and energetic individual to join our team as an Animal Attendant at our Underwood Hospital.

As an Animal Attendant, you will play a crucial role in maintaining high clinical hygiene standards and providing general animal care.

Reporting to the Nurse Manager, your responsibilities will include:

The successful candidate should possess:

This is a full-time position with availability required Monday to Friday between the hours of 7 am and 7 pm.

If you meet these qualifications and are excited about the opportunity to work with animals in a dynamic veterinary environment, we encourage you to apply. Please send your application to

To learn more about our organisation, visit our website at or contact us at 07 3841 7011.

Greencross Vets - Five Dock, Inner West Sydney NSW (posted 18th October) Groomer

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Our newly re-opened Five Dock clinic is seeking an experienced Pet Groomer to join the team!

Part-time or Full-time position available. You will manage and provide pet grooming services while maintaining our reputation for quality and service! 

You will have:

Are you the paw-fect fit? Click Here to Apply now with your resume and portfolio!

Kookaburra Veterinary Employment reserves the right to edit or omit any advertisement at our discretion. We take no responsibility for the accuracy of any advertisement shown and will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising under any circumstances.

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From 17th July 2023 the fee for veterinary clinics to place adverts on this page is $145.00 inc GST per advert.

For companies who are not veterinary clinics, but wish to employ veterinary nurses or related professionals the cost is $66.00 inc GST per week ($264.00 minimum fee).

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