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Sydney Animal Hospitals – Norwest, Bella Vista, Sydney NSW (posted 21st September) Animal Attendant

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CASUAL ANIMAL ATTENDANT (KENNEL HAND) WITH EXPERIENCE REQUIRED - IMMEDIATE START

We are looking for the next super animal attendant!

Sydney Animal Hospitals - Norwest is a purpose-built veterinary hospital which offers a range of professional services including pet boarding.

Our boarding facilities are of high demand and can be extremely busy.

We are looking for a positive, highly motivated and reliable animal attendant to provide a high standard of care to the pets in our hospital and boarding kennels.

The successful applicant must have experience with animal handling and wanting to study Cert IV in Vet Nursing. You will be allocated a work placement day in order to enrol into the course.

You must be available to work public holidays including throughout the Christmas holiday period as this is our busiest time of the year.

Shifts are: Monday to Friday 6:30am- 10:35am and 4:00pm-7:00pm

Weekend shifts 7:30am – 11:30am and 2:30am – 5:30pm

The successful applicant will do share of these shifts.

Primary responsibility include:

Criteria

If you are interested in the opportunity to work amongst a great team of professional, caring and dedicated staff please send your resume to teresa@sydneyanimalhospitals.com.au


Blakehurst Veterinary Clinic, Southern Sydney NSW (posted 16th September) Animal Attendant

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PART TIME ANIMAL ATTENDANT WANTED

Are you a friendly, energetic self-starter who takes pride in a spotless workplace and adores caring for animals? Then we need you at our amazing, award-winning veterinary hospital located in Blakehurst.

The successful applicant will join an inclusive, dynamic team working in a full- service veterinary hospital with interesting and varied work.

We value our animal attendants and pay above award rates and offer flexible shifts across weekdays and the occasional Saturday.

Duties include:

As part of a friendly, professional crew you will be a team player and take pride in ensuring our valued customers and their pets receive platinum service every time.

The successful applicant will ideally possess:

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you! Email your application to: admin@blakehurstvet.com.au


Eltham Central Veterinary Hospital, North East Melbourne VIC (posted 15th September) Groomer

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Experienced Dog & Cat Groomer required - Part Time

Diamond Valley Veterinary Hospitals are looking to welcome a friendly and experienced animal groomer to join our fantastic team. This position is part time, 2-3 days a week, with the the potential to pick up more hours.

We are a busy Veterinary Hospital with a dedicated grooming room, we have a fantastic team of experienced Vets and Nurse's, and a long-term groomer and wonderful loyal clientele.

Our ideal second groomer must be experienced in all dog breeds clipping & scissoring and be capable of grooming cats as well, they must have great customer service, be able to admit and discharge their grooms and the ability to work independently, as this is not a trainee position.

We are looking for someone who has a kind, gentle and confident approach to handling our clients pets.

Email your resume and photo's of your work, please have references available.

Please email resume to - Attention Leisa at: dvvhresumes@gmail.com


Ringwood Vet Hospital & Lilydale Veterinary Centre, North-East Melbourne, VIC (posted 14th September) Animal Attendant

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Animal Attendant - Casual

Ringwood Vet Hospital and Lilydale Vet Centre are looking for a new kennel attendant. Ringwood is a twenty-four-hour emergency centre and Lilydale Vet Centre is a busy general practice. The role is NOT an entry into veterinary nursing.

About the job:

Involves a variety of weekday day, evening, and weekend shifts, as well as on-call shifts. Working some public holidays is a requirement of the position.

It is a casual position, 20-38 hours per week, and will initially be a 6-month contract.

About you:

If it sounds like this could be you please send your resume to us via email at: recruitment@vetsinc.com.au


Beau's Pet Hotel - Guide Dogs SA/NT, Adelaide Airport Precinct SA (posted 5th September) Animal Attendant Team Leader

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Animal Attendant Team Leader

About Beau’s Pet Hotel

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

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 Facility Dogs, specialist services and assistive technologies. 

About the role

We are seeking a skilled and qualified Animal Attendant Team Leader on a casual basis to supervise day to day operations and provide exceptional care to our guests staying at Beau’s Pet Hotel. You will be closely working with our leadership team, each with expertise in different areas of animal care and behaviour.

Key responsibilities:

On offer is a few Team Leader shifts per week, plus Daycare/Boarding Lead and Animal Attendant shifts as required and/or requested.

About you

It is important our Animal Attendant Team Leaders are suitably qualified and experienced in people leadership. Experience in a supervisory or leadership role is essential. A minimum tertiary qualification of Certificate III in Companion Animal Care (or similar qualification) is also required.

You will also have a thorough knowledge and understanding of dog behaviour and temperament, with demonstrated animal handling skills.

We are looking for someone that is highly reliable, organised, self-motivated, enthusiastic and mature minded with excellent customer service, communication and problem-solving skills.

A current Driver’s License and Police Check will be required.

Benefits

Learn more

For a complete description of the role’s key responsibilities and requirements, please review the Position Description, and ensure your application addresses the requirements of the role as described in the Position Description and enter your details to apply here:

https://beaus-pet-hotel-external.applynow.net.au/jobs/GUI36

Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed on an immediate basis.

beaus.org.au and sant.guidedogs.com.au


Southpaws, Moorabbin VIC (posted 5th September) Nurse Assistant

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Nurse Assistant - Full time and part time positions available
Southpaws Specialty, Emergency & Referral Hospital – Moorabbin, Victoria
Attractive remuneration & benefits

Southpaws - One of Australia’s best-known referral hospitals.

We aim to be the first choice for expert veterinary care.

Our teams of industry experts ensure that the very best surgical, medical, cancer and critical care is delivered in a professional and comforting environment for pets their families.

As an employer

Southpaws is committed to leading the way in creating a workplace that operates the way we believe they should, rather than the way they always have. To help deliver on our goal of becoming an industry employer of choice, we have created career pathways that support year on year progression both for your capabilities as a professional, as well as your remuneration.

Southpaws is the only hospital in Melbourne to have full time Training & Development manager and Human Resources manager. These permanent on-site roles ensure the structure necessary to support people on their personal and professional journeys to fulfilling their potential.

Southpaws are proud of our values and look for these positive characteristics in all applicants:

Professionalism / Integrity / Trust / Compassion / Humour / Innovation / Teamwork

The role

As a Nurse Assistant, you will be responsible for providing a clean, and safe environment for patients. You will be assigned patient treatments that will align with your current level of training and skill. You will be on a training pathway that will teach you to deliver specialised, high-quality care for all patients.

Responsibilities of the job include, but are not limited to:

What is on offer?

Essential Attributes

Employee Benefits

To apply to be a part of this exceptional team send a CV and Cover Letter to HR@southpaws.com.au

For more information about Southpaws, please see the relevant links below:

Website: www.southpaws.com.au
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SouthpawsVeterinary/
Instagram: www.instagram.com/southpawsvet


Veterinary Referral Hospital, Dandenong, VIC (posted 30th August) Full or Part Time Animal Attendant

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Animal Attendant – Full / Part Time Position
Dandenong, Victoria

About us:
The Veterinary Referral Hospital is Melbourne’s largest multidisciplinary veterinary referral service. We provide comprehensive patient care across a range of specialty disciplines including Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, Anaesthesia, Emergency and Critical Care. We practice the highest standards of care whilst remaining a friendly and relaxed clinic.

Our animal attendants are an essential part of the team and are critical to the wellbeing of the animals in our care. They work alongside our veterinarians and nurses to ensure animal and hospital hygiene standards are maintained and that the supplies required for patient care are on-hand. The animal attendant role is task-driven and requires diligent attention to detail to maintain the standards expected at a referral hospital.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

About You:
To be considered for this role you must have:

The Veterinary Referral Hospital is open 24 hours a day and 7 days per week, including public holidays – we never close! As such, there are a range of shifts available across the week. 

To apply, please send your cover letter and current resume to: Aimee Elliott aimee.elliott@gxltd.com.au. Please include in your cover letter your availability to work (days of the week and hours).


Vet HQ Double Bay, Eastern Suburbs Sydney NSW (posted 26th August) Animal Attendant / Receptionist

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Trainee Customer Service Representative / Animal Attendant - Full Time

Vet HQ is one of the most respected Veterinary clinics in the Eastern suburbs.

We offer the highest standard of patient care with a focus on offering our clients gold standard customer service. An exciting opportunity has opened for a full-time trainee customer service representative/animal attendant to join our progressive and high performing team.

The right candidate must be passionate about people as well as animals with an aim to provide a high standard of care to all our clients. We are committed to professional development and maintaining a positive culture so we can continue to deliver gold standard service.

Although experience in a veterinary practice would be desired, it is not essential as we are looking for someone who is focused on delivering outstanding customer service.

The role would be split as 2 days working as an animal attendant and 3 days on reception.

This is a great opportunity for someone that is wanting to get into the veterinary industry.

Skills and attributes:

Key responsibilities include:

What we can offer you:

If this sounds like the perfect role for you the please email: kate@vethq.com.au

We pay above award and salary is negotiable depending on experience.


Beau's Pet Hotel - Guide Dogs SA/NT, Adelaide Airport Precinct, SA (posted 11th August)

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Animal Attendant / Doggy Daycare Attendant

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 currently seeking energetic and skilled Animal Attendants / Doggy Daycare Attendants to provide exceptional care to our guests at Beau’s Pet Hotel across our daycare and boarding facilities.

Key responsibilities:

About you

We are seeking candidates with a minimum tertiary qualification of Certificate III in Companion Animal Care (or similar qualification) or demonstrated experience working with animals in a dog daycare or boarding facility.

You will also have a thorough knowledge and understanding of dog behaviour and temperament, with demonstrated animal handling skills.

We require all casual employees to work flexibly over a 7-day roster including weekends. All casual employees must also be available to work during peak periods (holiday seasons) such as school holidays.

A current Driver’s License and Police Check will be required.

Benefits

Learn more

For a complete description of the role’s key responsibilities and requirements, please review the Position Description, and ensure your application addresses the requirements of the role as described in the Position Description and enter your details to apply here:

https://beaus-pet-hotel-external.applynow.net.au/jobs/GUI37

Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed on an immediate basis.

beaus.org.au and sant.guidedogs.com.au


Maroubra Veterinary Hospital, Eastern Sydney NSW (posted 9th August) Full-time Animal Attendant

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Maroubra Veterinary Hospital is looking for a full-time animal attendant for our busy Eastern Suburbs hospital. You will join a team of welcoming, knowledgeable, and passionate staff members.

Our hospital is an independently owned and operated practice by owner and Principal veterinarian Dr Adam Gordon for over 30 years.  

The practice has recently undergone extensive renovations throughout the facility with state-of-the-art equipment.

Our staff members express a high level of job satisfaction with most of them being employed by Maroubra Vet Hospital for over 5 years. Because of this we have a personable relationship with our clients and their pets.

About the role:

About you:

If you would like to join our team, please submit applications to elsha.mount@maroubravets.com.au Including your resume and cover letter.


Johnston Street Veterinary Clinic, Fitzroy Melbourne VIC (posted 5th August) Animal Attendant

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Animal Attendant - Part Time

Attention Vet Nurse’s/Animal Attendants

Do you want a career change?

Do you want to work in the heart of Fitzroy close to cafés and amazing food?

Joni & Co Dog Groomer’s and Puppy School ( an extension of Johnston Street Vet Clinic) is on the search for the newest team member to work as a Puppy School host and Receptionist 2-3 days a week.

What are we looking for?

If this sounds like you, please apply or email us directly at: info@joniandco.com.au


Annandale Animal Hospital, Leichhardt, Inner West Sydney NSW (posted 2nd August) Animal Attendant

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Casual Animal Attendant

Do you greet every animal that passes you on the street? Are you passionate about animal care and have an eye for detail? Are you looking for a way in to the veterinary industry?

Annandale Animal Hospital is looking for a Casual Animal Attendant for two shifts per week with the offer of additional shifts to cover when needed.

The role requires

We are able to offer the successful candidate, specific training a supportive, friendly environment and opportunities to further your education/ skills.

Wages are above award.

Please visit our Facebook and Instagram page to see some of our wonderful patients, their owners and our team.

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to: monica@annandalevets.com.au


North Road Veterinary Centre, Brighton, Bayside Melbourne VIC (posted 28th July) Cattery Animal Attendant / Trainee Vet Nurse

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Trainee Vet Nurse/Cattery Animal Attendant - Flexible Hours

An exciting opportunity is available to join the North Road Veterinary Centre team.

The North Road Veterinary Centre in Gardenvale was established in 1969, we pride ourselves in offering the very best in health care. We are independent and have been owned and managed by Drs Andrew and Wendy Milledge since 1990.

We are seeking someone who:

Job description:

We provide to you:

To learn more about us please visit: www.northroadvet.com.au or

North Road Vet Facebook and North Road Vet Instagram

How to apply:

Drs Andrew and Wendy Milledge
North Road Vet Centre
167 North Road
GARDENVALE, 3185
Email applications: wmilledge@nrvc.com.au
Mobile: Wendy Milledge- +61 (0)409 131 165


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