Animal Attendant - Carrara

The role: 

Are you looking for a fantastic opportunity to kick-start your career in Veterinary Nursing? We are looking for an energetic and compassionate person to take on a full-time role of Animal Attendant at our Carrara hospital. You will be an integral member of our team, responsible for ensuring a high standard of animal care along with maintaining the presentation of our hospital facilities.

Who we are:

  • Veterinary Specialist Services is a small animal referral hospital delivering high quality patient care for over 20 years.
  • We have a strong focus of providing gold standard treatment for pets in the fields of internal medicine, cardiology, dermatology, ophthalmology, surgery, oncology, critical care, dentistry, nursing, and support services.
  • We employ a team of fun and focussed individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • We are involved in the industry with wide participation in professional groups, universities,
  • continuing education courses.
  • We facilitate our own Annual Conference.

What we offer:

  • Very competitive rates of pay.
  • Rostered hours between 6.30am and 7.30pm weekdays.
  • No weekend work.
  • One free ticket to our Annual Conference (March each year).
  • Access to in-house professional development and mentoring opportunities.
  • A team who work collaboratively to achieve best possible patient outcomes.
  • Supportive nurse manager, committed to your learning and development.
  • An opportunity to work alongside team members who are highly skilled and experienced in their profession.

Who you are:

  • Completed a Certificate III in Animal Studies or equivalent.
  • A team player with a strong work ethic willing to support your fellow colleagues.
  • A multi-tasker who can navigate within a busy, multidisciplinary workplace.
  • A good communicator who has a high level of attention to detail.


Please submit your CV and a cover letter to us at HR@vss.net.au
If this role is not for you, please review our other vacancies at https://www.vss.net.au/


To express your interest in this position give us a call on 07 3841 7011 or complete the form below. We welcome the opportunity to meet and discuss this role with you further.


Please tick to verify that you are not a robot