Vet Nurses and other support staff

Animal Attendant and Grooming Vacancies 

Animal Referral Hospital Brisbane, Sinnamon Park, QLD (posted 22nd January) Part Time Clinic Assistant

Animal Referral Hospital – Brisbane
Job Number: BR2001 

About us
The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-established group of specialist veterinary hospitals. We offer a wide range of specialist services and provide 24-hour emergency and critical care through our facilities in 3 states. ARH Brisbane is a rapidly expanding business and has an exciting opportunity for a hospital assistant to start ASAP in our Sinnamon Park hospital.

About you
How do people describe you? You have excellent communication, organisation and time management skills and have a passion for outcomes and excellent service. You enjoy working as a team but can also work individually. With a passion for quality and positive attitude to work, you'll fit in nicely with our culture. This position will be responsible for but not limited to:

This position requires the candidate to walk or stand for extended periods of time as well as perform various other physical natured tasks.

What we can offer
This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated, hardworking, individual to work and learn in a busy yet friendly referral hospital. Excellent remuneration and benefits are on offer along with the opportunity to acquire new and diverse skill sets. At ARH you will develop both professionally and personally in this challenging yet rewarding role.

Personal Requirements
Candidates will possess the following attributes:

The position will commence in Feb 2020. Applications close 3rd February 2020 and should include curriculum vitae, a cover letter stating the reasons for seeking the position and the name and contact details of three referees.

Enquiries about the role can be directed to Emma Bennett, Practice Manager,  or (07)3172-0593.  All applications should be sent to quoting the job number ‘BR2001’.

The Village Vet, Downer, ACT (posted 13th January) Casual Junior Animal Attendant

The Village Vet is hiring! We are a family owned, community minded business in Canberra’s Inner North.

We have the opportunity for a junior animal attendant to join our practice. You must have a genuine love for animals and an enthusiastic attitude towards supporting our team.

Duties can include:

The ideal applicant should have basic animal handling skills, strong oral communication, be a motivated and friendly team player and have excellent attention to detail. This is a casual position with approximately 12 hours per week, mainly after school hours. Students studying a Certificate in Animal Studies will be looked upon favourably, however this is not a requirement.

For more information or to apply for this position, please email Bianca via

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Vet Central Animal Hospital Earlwood, Inner West Sydney NSW (posted 9th January) Animal Attendant/Receptionist

Vet Central

Animal Attendant /Receptionist - PERMANENT PART TIME POSITION:

The team at Vet Central Animal Hospital are seeking a 5th member to join our enthusiastic team. Established 6 years ago, Vet Central Animal Hospital is a small animal hospital and we treat dogs, cats, rabbits and guinea pigs.

Key requirements for the position:

  1. A Certificate II qualification in vet nursing with experience working in a small animal hospital.
  2. The candidate must be well presented, friendly and maintain professionalism.
  3. You must be fluent in English, have exceptional phone manners and customer skills.
  4. Have confidence and experience in handling and caring of dogs, cats, rabbits and guinea pigs.
  5. The successful candidate will be working an afternoon shift 6 days per week with a minimum of 20 hours per week on a set roster and must also be flexible to work added hours.
  6. The candidate must be reliable, punctual and able to transport themselves at short notice.
  7. The role for this position includes reception duties, general cleaning and care of patients in ward.

Our hours are Monday to Saturday 8.30am to 7 pm and Saturdays 8.30am to 4pm. We are closed on Sundays, public holidays and there are no after hours. The candidate will receive ongoing training and one on one support.

If this role is the right one for you, and you would like to become part of the VCAH team, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume to

Alternatively post your application to Jay Dulichan, Vet Central Animal Hospital, 379 Homer Street, Earlwood 2206.

Greencross Vets Tanilba Bay, Port Stephens (posted 6th January)

Contract Groomer

Tanilba Bay NSW

Greencross Vets, a pioneer in the Veterinary landscape for over 8 years, are committed to raising the industry bar and we want you to be a part of our journey! An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Groomer to join our passionate Greencross team. This position will see you working in our Greencross Tanilba Bay clinic, which is a 40 minute drive from Newcastle.

This is a casual position, meaning the sky is the limit – you control your earning potential!  Your income will be commission based and you will be working 2 days per week depending on work load.

Our successful candidate will:

Tanilba Bay is a well equipped clinic that provides top quality patient care in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our successful applicant will be required to work unsupervised, but will be supported by a great nursing team. An immediate commencement date applies to this position. The successful applicant will be renumerated based on commission and hours are flexible.

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

Berniece Stockwell
Practice Manager

Vet HQ Double Bay, Eastern Suburbs Sydney NSW (posted 16th December) Junior Animal Attendant

Junior Animal Attendant

Vet HQ has an opportunity for a junior animal attendant to join our busy practice.

You must have a genuine love for animals and an enthusiastic attitude towards supporting our fantastic team.


Key attributes:

If you are interested, please email Kate at

Applicants can expect a response in mid January 2020.

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