Vet Nurses and other support staff

Animal Attendant and Grooming Vacancies 

Fitzroy Veterinary Clinic, Inner North-East Melbourne, VIC (posted 11th October) Casual Cattery Attendant


Fitzroy Veterinary Hospital is a small animal veterinary practice that has been a feature of the local area for many years. With an established core of committed clients, we are seeking a Casual Experienced Cattery Attendant to join our team with the opportunity to take on Puppy Preschool training!  The right candidate will be flexible with working hours and be available on weekends, public holidays and during peak periods, such as Christmas, New Year, Easter and school holidays.  

You will possess a positive attitude and have a passion for animals, the recipe for providing superior care to our gorgeous cattery cats and maintaining our catteries to the highest of professional standards.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

What we are looking for:

What we can offer you:

For further information about our Clinic, please visit  

National Veterinary Care (NVC) a group of 100 clinics located across Australia and New Zealand. What makes us different?

National Veterinary Care believes that if we put our people first, the results will follow. We achieve this through having a highly qualified Veterinary Surgeon as our General Manager – Vet Services, who keeps our clinical standards at the forefront of business decisions. We achieve it through our Veterinary Training Centres – industry firsts where we offer practical CPD in everything from behaviour through to orthopaedic surgery – so that you have the skills and confidence to care for every pet who comes through your clinic doors. Click here to see more!  

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The University of Queensland, Gatton, QLD (posted 24th September) Barn Assistant - Equine


Barn Assistant (part-time)

Founded in 1936, the School of Veterinary Science has a rich history and has a reputation for graduating self-reliant, independent and highly capable veterinarians with plenty of initiative and drive. The School has high quality facilities at the Gatton Campus, providing the teaching, research and clinical infrastructure and resources to develop its strong reputation as a leading provider of veterinary training, research and clinical care. The School also maintains a small animal hospital and large animal clinic at Dayboro, north-west of Brisbane.

The role: This position is responsible for the care of all Equine Specialist Hospital in-patients (feed, water and bedding), handling and restraint of horses for clinical procedures, as well as the care and maintenance of the stable facilities (stable cleaning, general cleaning) at the Equine Hospital.

The person: Applicants should have completed Year 10 and ideally will have a minimum of two years experience in the horse industry, including active horse husbandry and handling. An open driver's licence (Class C) is essential for this position, and a current forklift ticket would be highly desirable.

The perfect candidate for this role must be physically fit, and capable of carrying out duties such as trotting horses, bedding and cleaning stables, providing manual assistance with moving and manipulating anaesthetised horses, and restraint of horses as well as demonstrating care and compassion for hospital patients.

Remuneration: There are two part-time positions (Hew 1) available and the FTE will be negotiated with the successful applicants. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range of $49,267 - $51,067 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of 9.5%.

Enquiries: Please contact Gray Fitzgerald, Nurse Manager, by telephone (07) 5460-1788 or email to discuss your interest in this position. To submit an application for this role, go to and use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter; Resume; Responses to the Selection Criteria.

Applications close: 23 October 2019

Job No: 508484

Well Beings by Vetcall, West Footscray, VIC (posted 10th September) Groomer with Flexible Hours

Groomer wanted

Are you interested in working in a peaceful, friendly environment with other people who are interested in holistic pet care?

Well Beings Holistic Petcare is looking for an experienced groomer to help us care for our patients.

Our facility is located in West Footscray, a vibrant suburb in Melbourne’s Inner West. Flexible working hours with hydrobath and dryer provided.

If you would be interested in joining our team please send your resume through to

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Casula Veterinary Hospital & Elizabeth Drive Animal Hospitals, SW Sydney, NSW (posted 3rd September) Part Time Groomer

Casula Veterinary Hospital and Elizabeth Drive Animal Hospitals are busy, well established small animal practices in South-western Sydney. We are located in the Liverpool area, just a few minutes from the Hume Hwy exit on M5.

We are looking for an experienced groomer for 15 hours per week, possibly more hours in summer.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team member who has great customer service skills, the ability to work as part of a team and independently.

Duties include:

Essential Criteria:

Please visit our website to learn more about us.

To apply, please email your resume to Amy: or call on 02 9602 9863

Ringwood East Vet Care Animal Hospital, Eastern Melbourne, VIC (posted 2nd September) Casual Groomer


We are currently looking for an experienced, casual dog groomer to work at our clinic situated on the busy main street of Ringwood East. Very flexible hours, as we are open to any day of the week, except Saturday and Sunday. If you are after stability, dedicated clients and an amazing work environment then this opportunity cannot be missed!

We are fully equipped with our own grooming room, fit with a hydrobath and dryer, along with all the grooming equipment such as clippers and attachments.

This role does require someone with the ability to clip and scissor a variety of breeds as we already have many regular grooming clients that love our services.

What's in it for you?

The successful candidate should have a strong customer service approach when communicating to clients with what they are after for their pampered pooch and excellent dog handling skills and breed knowledge.

Please contact Ringwood East Vetcare via phone or email and talk directly to our business owner, Dr Quyen.
Ph: 9879 2803

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Veterinary Specialist Services Carrara, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 23rd August) Full Time Kennel Hand/Trainee Vet Nurse

Kennel Hand / Trainee Veterinary Nurse Position - Carrara

Veterinary Specialist Services has a vacancy for a Kennel Hand / Trainee Veterinary Nurse at our Carrara practice.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a dedicated, compassionate, and energetic person to take on the full time role of Kennel Hand / Trainee Veterinary Nurse located at Carrara.

We will offer

The Role
Reporting to the Nurse Manager, you will provide cleaning and restocking of hospital areas and kennels to ensure optimum efficiency. You will be trained to perform specialised, high quality care for critical patients (acute and chronic), deliver gold standard patient care and ensure the hospital offers excellent service to our clients and optimum care to our patients.

Key Responsibilities

The Person
You will be currently studying a Veterinary Technologist Degree or a Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing, and have a keen interest in Medicine and Surgery. You will need to have the ability to work a rotating roster with hours falling between 7.30am and 7pm Monday to Friday.



We would welcome the opportunity to speak with you.

Animal Referral Hospital Canberra, Fyshwick, ACT (posted 20th August) Casual Hygienist

Hospital Hygienist
The Animal Referral Hospital – Casual opportunities
Job Number: CB1909

About us
The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-established and leading group of specialist & emergency veterinary hospitals. We offer a wide range of specialist services and emergency and critical care services through our facilities in Sydney, Gosford, Canberra, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Please click here to see photos!

The Position
ARH Canberra is currently seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our dedicated team. Our hospital hygienists are an essential part of a close knit team and their primary concern is maintaining the hygiene standards of our hospital.

About You

The successful candidate will be required to work on a casual basis which could include early morning, day, evening, weekend, and public holidays, while also being available at short notice for sick and annual leave.

Please send your updated CV including a cover letter to quoting job reference number CB1909.

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For companies who are not veterinary clinics, but wish to employ veterinary nurses or related professionals the cost is $58.00 inc GST per week ($232.00 minimum fee).

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