Vet Nurses and other support staff

Animal Attendant and Grooming Vacancies 

Enfield Veterinary Hospital, Inner West Sydney NSW (posted 24th November) Part Time Animal Attendant

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Enfield Veterinary Hospital is looking for a part time animal attendant. We require Thursday and Friday and alternate weekends (Saturday and Sunday split shifts).

We are willing to support TAFE nursing students with additional nursing shifts for your certificate IV if required.

We are a very busy 4-5 vet clinic in the inner west. We have both cat and dog boarding, as well as acting as the pound facility for Strathfield and Burwood Councils.

We have a strong long term nursing team with a wealth of experience to assist you with your Certificate IV with on the job training.

Your main duties would be caring for our hospital, boarding and pound animals, both cats and dogs. Previous experience with animal attending and in clinic experience would be very advantageous.

Please forward your resume to:

Beecroft Vet, Sydney's Upper North Shore, NSW (posted 20th November) Casual Groomer

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Beecroft Vet is looking to hire a Dog Groomer to join our team! This is an opportunity to service a very good area with great and loyal clients!

We are after an experienced groomer for Fridays, every 2nd Saturday and Sundays.

This will be a wonderful opportunity to grow our grooming department and be part of a friendly veterinary team.

The right candidate will have the following attributes.

If you would like to be part of a busy and dynamic team, please send your resume to:

Kingsford Veterinary Hospital, SE Sydney NSW (posted 12th November) Animal Attendant

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Weekend/Casual Animal Attendant

Kingsford Veterinary Hospital in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs is currently looking for a weekend animal attendant.

Kingsford Vet Hospital is a small independently owned busy hospital which prides itself on quality care. We are looking for someone to work Saturday & Sunday as well as some public holidays. There will also be the opportunity for more shifts when other staff members are on leave.

Duties and responsibilities of the role will include but are not be limited to:

To be considered for this role ideally you will have:

For more information about this position or to apply, please contact Eilla Eaton:

Animal Referral Hospital, Homebush (posted 11th November) Animal Attendant

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The Animal Referral Hospital - Homebush NSW
Job Number: ES2063

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 provide 24-hour emergency and critical care through our facilities in Sydney, Gosford, Canberra, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane. Our Homebush (Sydney) location is our flagship hospital, with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment and experienced teams on site, it is a busy and dynamic environment and no day is the same.

About the Role:

Our animal attendants are an essential part of the team and their primary concern is the care and well being of our patients. This role works within a fast-paced, task driven hospital requiring constant care to maintain high standards of patient care and hospital cleanliness. Working alongside renowned and experienced vets and nurses, we as a team aim to achieve gold standard level of care.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

About You:

To be considered for this role you must have:

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

To apply, please send your updated cover letter and resume to Josh Cook quoting job reference number ES2063 in the subject line.

Applications should be addressed to:

Josh Cook

Animal Attendant Team Leader
Animal Referral Hospital Homebush
250 Parramatta Rd
Homebush NSW 2140

Craigieburn Animal Hospital, North of Melbourne, Victoria (posted 29th October) Junior Vet Nurse / Kennel Attendant

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We have a full-time position available at our Craigieburn Animal

Hospital for a kennel maid/junior nurse. The person we are looking for should be an enthusiastic, caring and reliable person who has a positive attitude and a desire to deliver an exceptional level of client and patient care.

Initially the position would involve a lot of cleaning, hospital patient care, surgery kit wrapping and sterilisation and reception duties.

The right applicant will be trained from the ground up. As you get a good grasp of the basics we plan to teach the successful applicant general nursing duties.

Our clinic is quite a busy clinic with a very varied case load. We will get exposure to the following areas:

General veterinary duties

Continuing education is encouraged and supported in our practice.

This position would ideally suit a nurse commencing their certificate IV studies, or attempting to get into nursing.

Our clinic is located in the northern suburbs of Melbourne and

within easy walking distance of the railway station.

Interested applicants should supply a covering letter, a current copy of their CV and the contact details of 2 referees. These should be sent to:

Dr Michael Bell at

West End Veterinary Surgery, Inner Southern Brisbane, QLD (posted 23rd October) Part Time Canine Stylist/Assistant Groomer

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2 DAYS per week (Thursday & Friday) Canine Stylist/Grooming Assistant, West End Brisbane

WHAT DO WE WANT? * ready for immediate start *
We need a candidate who has a passion for grooming and styling dogs (this is not a pathway to nursing). Availability to work both Thursday and Friday every week is essential. This role suits a happy and confident person with a positive can do attitude who we can introduce to our fabulous patients and clients. Our hospital is a great learning environment and we are all positive people who like to get the job done.

If you have a great attitude, love your dogs, are a team player and want to provide the best service to the most amazing bunch of patients on the planet, then this job is your dream.

We are busy with canine styling and you will be working along side our qualified and experienced stylist. This role is new role within a busy Veterinary Hospital and will involve the need for you to learn our protocol to maintain our excellence in care standards. We work with a truly wonderful community of patients and clients to realise complete wellness.

West End Veterinary Surgery is a much-loved practice in the heart of a wonderful inner-city community. We are situated on the main street and surrounded by cafes, restaurants, shops and the buzz of city/suburban life. Our patients are the reason we come to work. We love to enjoy our days (and by that we mean our careers), but we are not afraid of working hard at the same time. We are proud to have a caring and educated clientele who are committed to providing the very best veterinary care.

We are very excited to be offering this position and if you can see yourself as part of our young, progressive and fun practice where we only offer the best medicine, then APPLY NOW! Applications via email to Veterinary Director

Advanced Vetcare, Kensington (posted 19th October) Full Time Kennel Attendant


Kennel Attendant Full time @ Advanced Vetcare 

Advanced Vetcare is a veterinary referral centre with 24-hour emergency and critical care support.  We are a purpose-built facility in central Melbourne with specialist small animal surgery, internal medicine, oncology and 24/7 emergency services. Our modern hospital is well equipped with the latest technology in the veterinary industry, we have an excellent and skilled team of Specialists, Veterinarians and Nurses who aim to operate at the highest standard.

Our ever-growing practice requires an additional Kennel Attendant to assist our Nurses and Vets in providing outstanding care to our patients and clients, as well as contributing to the professional presentation of our facility.

Key attributes include:

Duties will include:

This entry-level position is ideally suited to an individual with some existing animal handling experience, completed Cert III in Animal Studies or enrolled in the Cert IV course.

If you would like a great and challenging start to a career in the animal care industry, and have a strong work ethic, then we welcome your application.

We are a dedicated team who aims to provide the highest level of service to our patients, our clients and our referring vets.  Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume and three current referees to the details below.

Please email applications to

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Greencross Vets Wyoming, Central Coast, NSW (posted 19th October) Part Time Groomer

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Part Time Groomer
Wyoming, NSW

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Groomer to join our passionate team at Greencross Wyoming.

We have an established grooming service, with a good client following. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Groomer, with excellent customer service, who is looking to step into a business that has great opportunity to grow.

Our successful candidate will:

Our successful applicant will be required to work unsupervised. The successful applicant will work on a part time basis and hours are flexible.

If this role is the right one for you and you would like to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity, please send your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above-mentioned criteria to:

Jane Boas-Bartlett
Practice Manager

The Beaches Vet, Manly Vale NSW (posted 16th October) Full Time Dog Groomer


Dog Groomer Position Available


In Manly Vale, on the Northern Beaches of Sydney NSW

Looking for an amazing place to work, with excellent grooming facilities and great conditions?

Well we can offer you all of that. We are a brand-new Veterinary hospital with top quality facilities looking for an experienced groomer to join our team. Applicants must have at least 2 years paid grooming experience, and be familiar with cutting and styling a range of popular dog breeds, in particular cavoodles, groodles etc. We are all about quality service and giving our pets the best, including when it comes to grooming, therefore applicants must be happy to work in line with these brand values.

We are seeking a long term valued and skilled, full-time (ideally) employee.

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to:

Dr Natalie Slade BVSc MANZCVS Surgery

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Bass Hill Veterinary Hospital, Bass Hill (posted 12th October) Part Time Experienced Groomer


Experienced Dog & Cat Groomer required.

Bass Hill Veterinary Hospital is looking for an experienced animal groomer, with an artistic flair and an eye for detail, to join our team. This position is currently 2 to 3 days a week, with the potential to grow your clientele and pick up more hours.

We are a busy Veterinary Hospital with a dedicated grooming salon and a loyal clientele. We currently employ a long-term junior groomer and washer as part of the team.  We also have a fantastic team of experienced Vets and Nurses.

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Our cats can be sedated by an experienced veterinarian, and assistance is rendered under the watchful eye of a qualified vet nurse.

You will have at least 2 years experience in all dog breeds clipping & scissoring and be capable of grooming cats.

We are looking for someone who has a kind and confident approach to handling animals, is efficient, and has exceptional customer service skills even with difficult clients.

Email your resume and some photos of your work would be highly desirable.

Email  and check out our website at


Diamond Valley Veterinary Hospitals, Eltham, NE Melbourne (posted 6th October) Dog & Cat Groomer

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Experienced Dog & Cat Groomer required.

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 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 Nurses, 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.

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

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

Please email resume to:

Hot Dog Cool Cat Pet Salon, Inner West Sydney, NSW (posted 6th October) Full Time Groomer/Salon Manager

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Dog Groomer / Salon Manager
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Salon manager Pet Stylist Required
Full time position

Strict COVID save environment

Hot Dog Cool Cat are seeking an experienced Salon Manager to join our pet salon in Erskineville. You will be providing all pet grooming services, as well as managing the smooth running of the salon while creating a superior reputation for quality and customer satisfaction.

This is a fulltime role. The salon is open Tuesday to Saturday

Remuneration above industry average – 68k to 75k package - depending on experience

Electric bath and tables, regularly serviced equipment with open floor plan and separate drying area.

Essential Attributes

Advantageous Attributes

Relocation expenses will be paid for the right candidate if needed

Please contact Melissa on
Mobile: 0414 412 220 or E-mail or facebook

Chelsea Veterinary Clinic, South East Melbourne (posted 30th September) Experienced Dog Groomer

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We are a small, privately owned, one vet clinic, with a small tight knit team. Looking for a positive minded groomer who will transition into our team with ease.

We aim to provide the highest standard of care for all our valued clients and patients and are looking to find someone who shares our willingness to go above and beyond for our clients and patients.

We are looking for a dog groomer 1-2 days a week, more if willing to grow.

Sub – contractor-based role.

The ideal candidate has initiative, is able to work efficiently, independently, as well as part of a team.

The right candidate will have the following attributes:

We have veterinary staff on site at all times and be able to assist with difficult dogs if required.

If you are interested in this role or would like to know more, please send your resume to: or call the clinic on 03 9772 5386

Bulimba Veterinary Surgery, Hawthorne QLD (posted 29th September) Casual Grooming Assistant

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We are looking for a passionate grooming assistant.

We offer excellent remuneration for our employees, fantastic working conditions with flexible hours. As a team member, you will have access to continual education, a supportive work environment and bonuses.

We are a family-owned business located on the Southside of Brisbane. Our focus is on creating a great work environment so that we can offer our customers the best advice, ongoing service and care for their pets.

To be successful in this role, you need to have:

Please send your resume to: or call 07 3067 7240

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From 1st July 2019 the fee for veterinary clinics to place adverts on this page is $120.00 inc GST per advert.

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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