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

Established in 1964, the AWL operate the state's largest animal shelter, re-homing, and reuniting up to 12,000 lost, surrendered and abandoned animals per year.


Veterinary Nurse (Full time)

The Veterinary Nurse will work within the veterinary team of vets and nurses and closely with shelter animal attendants to ensure that AWL remains at the forefront of animal welfare and quality services to the animals in our care.

This full time role will suit someone who is flexible, energetic, intuitive and motivated with the following skills and experience -

  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
  • Minimum of 2 years working in a clinic setting
  • Demonstrated commitment and understanding of issues relating to animal welfare
  • Experience working in a dynamic team environment
  • Excellent client service skills
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude

Please address your application to the AWLSA 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 essential criteria of the job description and be accompanied by a covering letter and current CV.

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Veterinarian (part time/full time)

Are you looking for a job that brings great personal satisfaction? Where you will know you are making a difference?

Would you like to work within a large team of passionate and dedicated people?

Where you have a large surgical case-load every day (except most Fridays!) And your standard hours are weekdays 8am - 4 pm, with little in the way of weekend commitments.

Perhaps you should consider the field of Shelter Medicine? This developing field is now recognised as a board certified specialty in the USA and could be just what you are looking for.

The AWL veterinarian will work closely with the veterinary team, Animal Welfare Manager and the Animal Welfare Sub-Committee to ensure that AWL remains at the forefront of providing innovative and quality services to the animals in our care.

This role will suit someone who is flexible, energetic, intuitive and motivated with the following skills and experience -

  • Current registration with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia
  • Demonstrated commitment and understanding of issues relating to animal welfare
  • Passion for making a difference to the lives of animals
  • Experience working in a shelter or pound environment is desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a small team
  • A driven and solutions focused team player

Please address your application to the AWLSA 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 essential criteria of the job description and be accompanied by a covering letter and current CV.

DOWNLOAD VETERINARian JOB DESCRIPTION

 

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