Animal Care and Administration Assistant - Inspectorate

Northern QLD
Farming, Animals & Conservation
Veterinary Services & Animal Welfare
Part time
Posted 8d ago

RSPCA Qld are looking for a motivated animal welfare advocate to join their Inspectorate team in Townsville. 

You will provide vital help to all creatures great and small by providing support to the Inspectors based in Townsville and the animals in our care, including providing animal husbandry, enrichment and basic medical care. You will provide administrative support to ensure that evidence and records are appropriately maintained, in line with the requirements of the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001 and RSPCA protocols.

 In your role you will:

  • Feeding, cleaning and medicating animals in RSPCA care, based at the Townsville Pound
  • Driving animals to vet appointments, providing direction as per RSPCA protocols
  • Collect evidence for animals under protective custody, including photographs, recording animal information, and maintaining records
  • Enter and update animal details on the internal database
  • Scanning and uploading information to the database
  • General administrative duties as required
  • Assisting the Inspectors in field, as required
  • Coordinate transfers of animals from Townsville to other RSPCA locations
  • Additional duties as required

 To succeed in this job you will have: 

  • Animal handling skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team
  • High attention to detail
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Open drivers license
  • Genuine interest in animal welfare and the objectives of RSPCA.
  • Alignment and adherence to the RSPCA Qld mission, vision and people principles.
  • Ability to perform physical duties including manual handling, and an ability to handle a minimum weight of 10 kilos.

 This is a part time position based at the RSPCA office in Townsville, with working hours being a minimum of 20 hours per week. Shifts may be rostered across the week. Please note that this role will require regular weekend work

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Have you completed a qualification in veterinary nursing?
  • What's your expected hourly rate?
  • Do you have experience in administration?
  • How many years' experience do you have as an Animal Attendant?

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