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Animal Care Attendant and Administration Assistant

Advertiser: Animal Welfare League QueenslandMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
16 Oct 2020
Gold Coast
Work Type
Full Time
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Veterinary Services & Animal Welfare

About Us:


We are one of Australia's leading and largest animal welfare organisations. We are committed to creating lasting changes for animals in our society through innovative national initiatives. Our four Rehoming Centres care for more than 10,000 abandoned and homeless animals every year and thousands more are saved through our Community Vet Clinics. Our staff are passionate about animals and have dedicated their careers to veterinary medicine and animal welfare.


About the Role:


We are seeking a passionate, motivated and organised individual to deliver effective care to the animals at our Gold Coast Rehoming Centre Clinic, while also providing timely and accurate clinic administration and scheduling support.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Providing a high standard of animal care
  • Maintaining and cleaning of animal housing
  • Sterilising and maintaining Veterinary equipment
  • Administering medications and following animal treatment plans
  • Data entry and reception duties
  • Strong Customer Service
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability with disease management

If you have had previous experience within a Veterinary Clinic or have recently completed a certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and are looking to gain experience in a clinical setting we would love to hear from you.


Required skills and experience:


  • Previous animal industry experience in a similar capacity, ideally in a Veterinary Clinic
  • Ability to handle strong dogs and nervous cats
  • Strong computer literacy across a range of software packages including Microsoft Office Suite, Practice Management Software- Required
  • Cert II Companion Animals  or Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing – Required
  • Customer Service and computer based experience - Required
  • Monday to Friday with flexible availability to assist weekends and public holidays as required
  • National police Clearance certificate – Required
  • Shelter Buddy System knowledge – Highly Regarded
  • 2 years+ experience working with dogs and cats - Highly Regarded


How to Apply:


Please Apply via SEEK with your CV and Selection Criteria Response. 

AWLQ would like to thank all applicants for applying. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Award Rates apply


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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