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The Animal Welfare League of SA (AWL) is an animal welfare and care provider recognised for the provision and development of services for animals in need.

We operate the state's largest animal shelter and are industry leaders in re-homing lost, surrendered and abandoned animals.

By becoming a part of the AWL family, you will be assisting in the successful rehabilitation and rehoming of lost and abandoned animals from across South Australia and be a part of an team that leads the industry in animal welfare practices.


Veterinary Nurse (Full Time & Part time positions)

The Animal Welfare League of SA (AWL) is a leading animal welfare and care provider recognised for the provision and development of services for animals in need.

Established in 1964, AWL operates the state's largest animal shelter and lead the industry in re-homing lost, surrendered and abandoned animals.

An exciting and rare opportunity is available within AWL’s team for a fully qualified Vet Nurse (Part Time and Full time positions available).

The Vet Nurses form an integral part of the Veterinary Team and work closely with the Veterinarians and Animal Attendants.

We are looking for an experienced and qualified Vet Nurse with demonstrated ability in working within the Veterinary industry with a wide and varied set of skills within a fast paced environment. You will also have –

  • Demonstrated experience in all aspects of Vet Nursing
  • Minimum of 2 years practical experience
  • Outstanding animal handling skills
  • Strong communication and problem-solving ability
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Demonstrated commitment to delivering continuous improvement initiatives

Ultimately, we’re looking for someone who is team focused, adaptable and gains respect for their ability to work with people of varying levels of experience and different personalities to achieve positive results.

Please address your application to the People, Culture & Safety Manager and post or email to:
Post: PO Box 1525 Port Adelaide 5015
Email: employment@awlsa.com.au

Applications for this position must address the job and person specification and be accompanied by a covering letter and current CV.

Applications close: COB Monday the 31st of July 2017

Download: Veterinary Nurse Job Description

 


Animal Attendants Casual positions available

The Animal Welfare League of SA (AWL) is a leading animal welfare and care provider recognised for the provision and development of services for animals in need.

Established in 1964, the AWL operates the state's largest animal shelter and lead the industry in re-homing lost, surrendered and abandoned animals.

We are looking for dynamic and team-orientated persons to work across both of our Animal Shelters located at Wingfield and Edinburgh North on a casual basis. If you have had a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a customer service role and/or have had hands on experience within the animal industry, you have a positive outlook and a can do attitude, we want to hear from you. The successful applicants will be given on-the-job training as an AWL Animal Attendant.

Reporting to the Team Leader, Animal Attendants will:

  • Work directly with the animals that come into the AWL’s care
  • Attend to customers in person and via phone on the AWL front reception areas using a non-judgmental and compassionate approach at all times
  • Ensure the AWL's comprehensive animal care program is promoted and explained appropriately and accurately to all people who make contact with AWL.
  • Perform required duties, initially under instruction and guidance that reflect compassion, caring and a reverence for life
  • Ensure customer needs and complaints are identified and addressed in a professional manner
  • Take responsibility for the quality of the AWL’s Customer Service
  • Be an advocate for AWL’s services

Please address your application to the AWL People, Culture & Safety Manager and post or email.
Post: PO Box 1525 Port Adelaide 5015
Email: lauren.lewis@awlsa.com.au

Applications must address the essential criteria of the job description and be accompanied by a covering letter and current CV.

Applications close: COB Monday the 31st of July 2017

Download: Animal Attendants Job Description

 


Customer Service Officer

The Animal Welfare League of SA (AWL) is a leading animal welfare and care provider recognised for the provision and development of services for animals in need. 

Established in 1964, AWL operates the state's largest animal shelter and lead the industry in re-homing lost, surrendered and abandoned animals. 

An exciting opportunity is available within AWL’s Customer Service team for an experienced Customer Service Officer. 

We are looking for a professional with a commitment to delivering an exceptional customer experience by identifying customer needs and managing customer concerns whilst ensuring a high level of professional support to all AWL staff and volunteers.

You will also have:

  • Ability to manage a high volume of customer enquiries 
  • Ability to manage customer complaints effectively 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Intermediate computer literacy 
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills 

Ultimately, we’re looking for someone who is team focused, adaptable and gains respect for their ability to work with people of varying levels of experience and different personalities to achieve positive results. 

Please address your application to the People, Culture & Safety Manager and post or email to: 
Post: PO Box 1525 Port Adelaide 5015
Email: employment@awlsa.com.au 

Applications for this position must address the job and person specification and be accompanied by a covering letter and current CV. 

Applications close: COB Monday the 31st of July 2017

DOWNLOAD: CUSTOMER SERVICE OFFICER JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Shelter Administration Officer

An exciting and rare opportunity is available within AWL’s team for a Shelter Administration Officer.

The Shelter Administration Officer is responsible for the day to day administration and coordination of the Shelter activities of the AWL, working closely to assist and support the Animal Welfare & Services Manager.

We are looking for an experienced Administration Officer with demonstrated ability in roster development. You will also have –

  • Demonstrated ability in the use of Time and Attendance systems
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Experience with coordination of staff
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Demonstrated abilities in reporting and incident coordination
  • Exceptional administrative skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to delivering continuous improvement initiatives

Ultimately, we’re looking for someone who is approachable, adaptable and gains respect for their ability to work with people of varying levels of experience and different personalities to achieve positive results.

Please address your application to the People, Culture & Safety Manager and post or email to:
Post: PO Box 1525 Port Adelaide 5015
Email: employment@awlsa.com.au

Applications for this position must address the job and person specification and be accompanied by a covering letter and current CV.

Applications close: COB Monday the 4th of August 2017

DOWNLOAD: SHELTER ADMINISTRATION OFFICER JOB DESCRIPTION


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