Vet Nurses and other support staff

Animal Attendant and Grooming Vacancies 

The Floreat Vet, Perth, WA (posted 8th November) Casual or Contract Groomer

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The Floreat Vet is looking for an experienced dog groomer to join our grooming team. This is a wonderful opportunity to work in an independent, family owned business, with a team of animal lovers who always aim to provide exceptional service to our clients.

As an experienced Dog Groomer/Stylist you will need to have at least a 2 years' experience in grooming and clipping across all breeds of dogs (schnauzers, westies, poodles, etc.), and be confident with scissor work. You must be able to finish clips unsupervised and in a timely manner.

What we offer:

Remuneration is based on experience.

We have an outstanding group of nurses and veterinarians. They are highly supportive of one another and take pride in our clinic. The nursing staff in the veterinary clinic handle all reception duties including making appointments and processing payments.

To be successful in this role you must be able to demonstrate:

You will possess confidence and a personable nature that will allow you to contribute to an already high growth business.

We believe the most important element of a business is a healthy and happy work place. We are keen to work with a passionate and self-motivated individual that will enjoy working in a fun, fast-paced and at times hectic operating environment, therefore a good sense of humour is also favourable.

Whilst we are looking for a great team fit, it is a requirement for this position that you are experienced in grooming and confident with breed clips; we will not be considering trainees or recent graduates.

As part of this process you will be asked to complete a full day grooming trial (paid).

If you are interested in working at The Floreat Vet as a Dog Groomer, please send your resume to

Belridge Veterinary Centre, Beldon, WA (posted 30th October) Casual Kennel Hand/Trainee Vet Nurse

We have the availability for someone to join our superstar team in the role of kennel hand / trainee veterinary nurse, ideally someone who is currently undergoing their Cert 3 or 4.

We are a busy veterinary clinic with two veterinarians, four veterinary nurses and two trainee veterinary nurses. We regularly see dogs and cats also have a focus on reproduction services and brachycephalic breeds.

We have state of the art facilities such as in-house blood testing machines, an in-house microscope, a fully digital x-ray machine and an ultrasound machine. We also undergo a wide variety of surgeries such as routine dentals, routine sterilisations, orthopaedic surgeries, brachycephalic correction surgeries, caesareans and other breeding services.

Your main duties will include:

A friendly, can do attitude is a must. The ability to work as part of a team but also independently when required is needed. Shifts will include evening and weekend work.

Please send all enquiries and resumes to:
Att: Keryn Plath

For more information, see and

Veterinary Specialist Services Carrara, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 25th October) 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.

Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre, Kurralta Park, QLD (posted 24th October) Part Time Animal Attendant/Support Nurse

Hospital Support Nurse, Adelaide SpecER Centre

The Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre is open 24 hours and offers emergency, specialist and referral veterinary services. The Centre has a strong ethos to provide the very best available treatment and care for pets in South Australia, delivered by a team of veterinarians and nurses working closely together using state of the art equipment.

Here is your opportunity to join this group of dedicated individuals. If you are highly motivated, focused on patient outcomes and are looking to grow your nursing skills then we have a place for you to do just that. There is never a dull moment as that front door brings anything and everything you could imagine…and more.

Your Role
This is a clinic-wide appointment that will see you supporting multiple departments within the clinic. The core of the position is an Animal Attendant role; maintaining clinic cleanliness and assisting nursing staff. However, there is much more to this position. When required this position will fill nursing and potentially reception shifts, throughout the departments of the clinic on a regular basis. While the effect to hours won’t be significantly altered the applicant will need to have a degree of flexibility.

As you can imagine, multiple departments rely on a fresh, clean and organized workspace to perform at their best. As a supporting nurse you will have the opportunity to get involved in the clinic at a whole new level. Be prepared to step up to fill a nursing shifts if required. Internal training programs will be designed to get you qualified to take on more challenging tasks.

This is a Permanent Part-Time position, offering job security and fulfilment with an opportunity to develop your knowledge via internal and external continuing education. Our current roster calls for someone who is prepared to work a Monday to Friday rotation, all morning shifts one week and all afternoon shifts the following week.

You will have a large network of highly trained nurses from whom to seek support and direction. An emergency and referral clinic provides a “never a dull moment” environment where you can expect to be excited, educated, enlightened, enthused and inspired.

Your Skills and Capabilities

If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge and are looking for an opportunity to shine, then please apply!

Applications will be received by email only and you should include a cover letter along with your resume. Please include the contact details of two professional referees and one personal referee.

Elisha Barrow
Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre
119 Anzac Highway Kurralta Park SA 5037 Tel: 08 8371 0333 Fax: 08 8371 2110

Vet HQ, Double Bay, Sydney, NSW (posted 23rd October) Grooming Manager

Head Groomer/ Manager

We are after an experienced groomer with management skills to lead our amazing grooming team.

At Vet HQ, we strive to offer the best customer service and quality grooms and that is why we focus on quality and not quantity.

This is a great opportunity for you to grow and to be part of an amazing vet practice that offers a great team environment, continuing education and a stable working environment.
As well as leading our grooming team, you will also be liaising with our clients on a daily basis.

Your skills and Attributes:

We are offering a great pay rate depending on your experience. If this is the right role for you and you would like to become part of a dynamic and fun team please contact Kate at

Vet HQ
389 New South Head Road
Double Bay, NSW, 2029
02 9326 1255

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