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Associated Veterinary Group, Perth, WA (posted 14th June) Area Manager

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Join Our Team at Associated Veterinary Group (AVG) as an Area Manager!

If so, you could be exactly what AVG is looking for in a newly created Area Manager position!

Being locally owned, we take pride in supporting local businesses and fostering a sense of community. Our mission is to support our clinics, making their lives easier and enabling them to provide exceptional veterinary care.

Position: Area Manager

Location: Perth, WA



Why Join AVG:

If you're ready to take on a new challenge and contribute to the success of a locally-owned business that focuses on enabling clinics to thrive and supporting the broader veterinary community, then we want to hear from you!

Apply now to join the AVG family and help us continue to provide exceptional veterinary care to our community.

Applications close Friday 28th June, but we encourage early applications as we may begin the selection process sooner.

University of Melbourne Veterinary Hospital, Werribee, South-West Melbourne, VIC (posted 6th June)

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Imaging Technician (Equine Lameness and Imaging Centre)

Job no: 0053445
Location: Werribee
Role type: Full-time; Continuing
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Department/School: Melbourne Veterinary School, Equine Lameness and Imaging Centre
Salary: UOM 4 – $76,901 - $81,615 p.a. plus 17% super

About the Role
The Imaging Technician (ELIC) at the Equine Lameness and Imaging Centre, University of Melbourne's Werribee campus, plays a pivotal role in delivering gold-standard equine clinical and research imaging, lameness investigation, and surgery support.

This position is integral to ensuring efficient imaging technical services and nursing assistance to veterinarians and researchers, with a keen eye on quality assurance and service excellence.

Your responsibilities will include:

Who We Are Looking For
You will demonstrate a genuine passion for horses, experience handling horses and exhibit professionalism, enthusiasm, initiative, and a proactive attitude toward learning new skills and tasks.

You will also have:

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – “The University of Melbourne Equine Centre“

The University of Melbourne Equine Centre Werribee provides state of the art care to horses of all shapes and sizes. Cases are referred to us from all over Victoria and interstate to be examined and treated by veterinary specialists. We pride ourselves on our patient care, customer service, and dedication to training and research. The treatments that we use and recommend are backed by the latest research, to which members of our team make a significant contribution.

The Melbourne Veterinary School is Australia’s number 1 ranked veterinary school with a proud tradition of excellence in research, education, and leadership. The Melbourne Veterinary School has research strengths in animal diseases, zoonotic infectious diseases, production animal systems (including dairy and red meat) and animal welfare. provides the only professional entry veterinary medicine program in Victoria and covers a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate subjects across veterinary science with Australia’s premiere graduate Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, which is nationally and internationally accredited by VSAAC, RCVS and the AVMA COE.

What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

About the University of Melbourne
We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

Be Yourself
The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

Please apply via the following link:

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Anna Gradoboeva via email at, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

Applications close: 4th July 2024 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) / Melbourne time zone.

Position Description: 0053445_Imaging Technician (Equine Lameness and Imaging Centre)_PD.pdf

Animal Welfare League Queensland, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 30th May) Payroll & Accounts Officer

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Payroll and Accounts Officer
Job No: AWLQ179

Not-For-Profit | Permanent | Full-time | Coombabah, Gold Coast

Join us and make a difference!

At AWLQ, we’re committed to creating a brighter future for animals in need and keeping pets and people together by providing lifesaving support and resources to people in need with companion animals.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Accounts and Payroll Officer to join our Finance Team for a full time role. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be the key person for all payroll related matters to ensure the accurate and timely processing of weekly payroll while supporting the Finance Manager with financial entries and reports. You will work closely with the finance team on ad hoc projects and tasks.

Key Responsibilities

What are the minimum requirements for this position?

To be successful in this role, you will have:

Why should you join us?

At AWLQ we offer competitive pay and benefits, including access to an independent Employee Assistance Program, retail discounts, vet discounts. Most importantly, every day you’ll play an instrumental role in our lifesaving work.

Our mission is to unleash the potential in every team, and we know that teams perform best when they have passion. We are committed to building a culture where everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work and is recognised for their efforts.


Diversity and inclusion are the principles guiding how we build our teams, cultivate our leaders and build a culture of belonging where differences are valued.

If you meet the criteria and would like to apply for this position, please note the closing date is 30 June 2024

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The House Call Vet, Kenmore QLD (posted 20th May) Trainee Veterinary Nurse & Full Time Pet Chauffeur



Are you an animal lover? Do you love customer service?

The House Call Vet are looking for 2 friendly and motivated Trainee Vet Nurses to job share between our unique Pet Transfer service and in-clinic kennel hand role. Both trainees will alternate between 1 week of transfers followed by 1 week of in clinic shifts.

This is the perfect opportunity for a trainee nurse to join a team where you will be able to develop your clinical skills in a supportive environment while also developing the important client communication skills needed to be an effective patient advocate.

Our popular pet transfer service provides complimentary patient transfers from client’s homes to both of our veterinary clinics and home again afterwards. Our custom designed patient transfer vehicle is made for safe and comfortable travel for every patient.

The applicant must:

It’s important to us we find someone personable and fun who’s going to fit into our team and help us continue to grow our practice. Key to your success in this role is your desire to provide a ‘First Class’ client experience every time. Your friendly and bubbly personality coupled with excellent communication skills enables you to quickly build rapport with clients.

This is a full-time, Monday-Friday role with an immediate start date.

Please email all applications to

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North Shore Veterinary Hospital, Artarmon, Sydney's Lower North Shore, NSW (posted 7th May) Animal Attendant

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North Shore Veterinary Hospital is looking for a part-time Animal Attendant to join our team.

At NSVH, we pride ourselves on having friendly, sociable teams with a great support network within the VetPartners community, allowing for potential career development and progression.

About the role

About you
The successful applicant will possess the ability to:

VetPartners is an equal opportunity employer and recognises that diversity is crucial to our success. Whatever your identity and background, if this role sounds like you, then please 'Apply Now'

AMRRIC, Darwin Based, NT (posted 3rd May) Vet Nurse / Educator


Vet Nurse / Educator

The Role
As our Project Vet Nurse/Educator, you are at the heart of our mission, supporting the Regional Program Manager(s) in delivering AMRRIC's One Health-focused companion animal management services nationwide.

Based in Darwin and reporting to the Head of Operations, your role is integral in ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of our remote veterinary and education programs. From stock and logistics management to leading teams of peer professionals on the ground, you are at the forefront of making a tangible difference in communities across Australia. Bring your expertise and passion for veterinary nursing to make a real impact, blending adventure with purpose!

About Us
AMRRIC (Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities Ltd) is an established, national not-for-profit organisation based on Larrakia Land in Darwin. Our small team of dedicated staff deliver a diverse range of programs covering community and animal health and welfare, education and training, academic research, strategic planning and advocacy. We work with remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to improve the health of their pets, helping to create healthier and safer communities.

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The Opportunity

About You

Working with Us
AMRRIC is privileged to be immersed in work that values and celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and is committed to facilitating pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as part of our commitment to reconciliation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable journey with us and dive into the breathtaking landscapes of Australia's Top End in the Northern Territory? Read the full position description here which outlines the selection criteria and key responsibilities for the position.

Submit your application to with the Subject Heading: Project Vet Nurse / Educator and include:

If you have specific questions or wish to talk about applying for this position, please contact the office on 08 8948 1768 or email

Bundaberg South Vet Clinic, Bundaberg QLD (posted 24th April) Kennel Hand

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Kennel Hand - Full Time

Exciting opportunity!

Bundaberg South Vet Clinic is looking for a kennel hand to join our team!

Our newly refurbished, busy, continuously growing general practice is open Monday-Friday and a see’s a variety of animals.

The job role includes:

What we offer:

Apply today with cover letter to:

Southpaws Moorabbin, South East Melbourne VIC (posted 18th April) Hospital Coordinator


Hospital Coordinator

Southpaws is renowned as one of Australia's premier referral hospitals, dedicated to providing top-tier veterinary care. Our mission is to be the first choice in expert veterinary care. Why? Because our pets are out family.

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 a 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.

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

The role

The Hospital Coordinator works closely with the Surgery and Anaesthesia departments at our Moorabbin hospital and our Emergency Surgery and Anaesthesia deparments at our other locations, to prioritise the needs of our patients, and ensure efficient and effective running of the day. In this hands-on nursing role, the coordinator is expected to actively coach and mentor nurses throughout the day. We are looking for someone who aligns with and promotes our core values. Someone who is passionate about patient care and maintaining our high standards of service. Cultivating a positive and enjoyable working environment for our team is of extreme importance to us. This role comes with mentorship and training. If this position is not something you have experienced before, but you have the right attributes and skills, you will be considered for the role.

Join the Southpaws family and enjoy the benefits:

To apply to be a part of this exceptional team send a CV and Cover Letter to:

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