Job Details

Kennel Hand
  • Great entry level role
  • Meet new animals/pets and their owners all day – what more is there to say!

About Us

Tuggeranong Veterinary Hospital is a highly regarded practice, serving Canberra for over 30 years.  At Tuggeranong Veterinary Hospital, we promote the joy of pet ownership and cultivate long term client relationships that are based on a high standard of care. We are a progressive and busy hospital, growing by word of mouth with a large team comprising of Veterinarians, Nurses, Animal Attendants and Administrative Staff.

The practice is open to the public six days a week (Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm and Saturdays 8am to 3pm).  

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for an entry level position into the veterinary care industry. This is a casual position working 10am to 6pm one day per fortnight (with additional shifts worked on a need’s basis during times of staff absences).

Key responsibilities:

  • Cleaning the animal wards, cages, and general parts of the hospital
  • Laundering of animal bedding, towels and drapes
  • Walking dogs and general small animal husbandry.
  • Where required, assistant veterinary nursing duties, including animal restraint for vets and nurses, autoclaving surgical instruments, gowns and drapery and putting surgical kits together.
  • Assist nurses and vets with in-house laboratory and pathology where required.

Our ideal candidate

  • Certificate 2 in Animal Studies would be advantageous, but not essential.
  • Reliable and dedicated with a passion for the animal industry.
  • An eye for detail, a good work ethic and a willingness to keep learning and improving both themselves and the practice.
  • You can multi-task with efficiency in a fast-paced environment.
  • Be dedicated to providing high standards of patient and client care.

What is on offer:

  • Comprehensive induction and onboarding to assist you to transition into our team, with continual training and development opportunities.
  • Flare HR Perks & discounts on everyday expenses including groceries, electronics, entertainment, fuel, restaurants, fashion brands and more.
  • Supportive and friendly culture with a team dedicated to working in collaboration and sharing knowledge.
  • Excellent opportunity for those wanting to break into the Veterinary industry.
  • Free parking provided.  
Job Ref: CB000041
Submitted: 01-02-2024

Job Search


By Keyword or Job Ref

By Location

By Category


By Employment Type

By Job Type