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Careers – Come Join Our Fun Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are a fun, outgoing team and our employees are our Number 1 priority, we always make sure we have some fun in our workday 🙂

If you are interested in joining our amazing team and are passionate about working with animals, we would LOVE to hear from you! We are always on the lookout for dedicated veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses, receptionists and support staff.

We believe our employees are our greatest asset, and we strive to ensure our employees are afforded appropriate opportunities for training and development throughout their employment. We offer a fun, family environment, weekly snacks/fruit, unlimited coffee/tea! Free parking is also a bonus just a short walking distance from the practice and we don’t work Public Holidays or Sunday’s. We also have a dedicated EAP service.

To find out more about our wonderful team, you can read their profiles here.

 

For Expressions of Interest – If you think that you’d make a great addition to the team, please email your application (which should include your CV, cover letter and availability) and any questions to our Practice Manager.  We will get back to you as soon as we can.

For Current Positions Vacant, please see below. If none are listed, please send us your expression of interest – these are always welcome 🙂

 

All Applications must come through to our Practice Manager, at jobs@gungahlinvet.com.au including your current CV, cover letter, answers to selection criteria (if required as per job advertisement below), your availability and anything else you need us to know.

Please Note for all our Roles

  • Our roles are open to anyone with unrestricted working rights for Australia.
  • We do not offer visa sponsorships.
  • You must have the required skills, experience and/or education to be considered for our positions.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted if successful through initial screening.
  • Recruitment will be ongoing and the advert may be removed at any time if the successful candidate is found.
  • Applications from recruitment or employment agencies will not be accepted for any of our positions.

 

 

CLEANER/HANDYPERSON

Are you passionate about cleaning? Do you love gardening? Do you love working in a supportive team environment?  This role will offer you the opportunity to use your exceptional cleaning and gardening skills and combine those with your love for animals. 

A typical day at GVH will see you performing a variety of cleaning and gardening tasks, such as, however not limited to:

  • Completing basic cleaning such as mopping, sweeping, vacuuming floors, cleaning windows, cleaning restrooms, emptying trash and making our common areas and reception areas sparkling,
  • Cleaning requirements are completed in and around the Hospital building, including some garden maintenance such as weeding and mowing the lawns. Tools are provided.
  • Assisting with cleaning animal cages and laundry.
  • Spot cleaning areas as you go about your day.
  • Maintaining stock supplies and cleaning equipment.

This is a job shared arrangement and you can expect to work 5 days a week, up to a minimum of 20 hours per week. This is a permanent part-time position.

We currently have availability to cover our Monday to Friday shift working 3.00pm to 7.00pm.

You MUST be flexible as there may be times you need to finish later.

Ideally you should also have availability to work the 6.30am to 10.30am shift to cover annual leave or sick leave, or if business needs change.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who can tick the following boxes:

  • Previous cleaning,
  • Previous gardening experience (desirable),
  • Exceptional customer service skills,
  • Self-motivated, and be able to work under limited supervision,
  • Work closely with all the team and be flexible when asked to do cleaning outside your daily task list,
  • Basic computer skills,
  • Experience in using cleaning equipment,
  • Good communication skills,
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals, products, proper storage and disposal methods used in a Vet Hospital or the ability to learn,
  • Willingness to make a long-term commitment to the role.

 

 

VETERINARY NURSE

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Nurse to join our amazing team working with 12 vets in our purpose-built general practice hospital where you will have exposure to both our Gungahlin Veterinary Hospital and our Cat Hospital at the same premises. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain exposure to a variety of different animals and responsibilities, and work on all the cool stuff like oesophageal foreign bodies, surgeries and complicated procedures will be a normal day at the office, as well as dental work and general nursing.

This is a permanent part-time role.

Working hours are rostered between the hours of 7:30 to 19:00 Mondays – Fridays and 8:00 to 16:00 on rotated Saturdays.

The successful candidate for this role must be available to start shifts no later than 7:30am. It is a requirement to be available to work Saturdays on rotation with other nurses (i.e. not every Saturday).  The working hours can be up to 38 hours per week but may be less depending on demand.

Our ideal candidate

We are looking for someone who can tick the following boxes:

  • Must have a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
  • Over 1 years of nursing experience 
  • exceptional customer service skills,
  • high emotional intelligence,
  • excellent time management,
  • excellent attendance record and reliability,
  • the ability to work varied tasks that are constantly interrupted yet concluded,
  • the ability and confidence to handle many types of small animals, up to large dogs,
  • communication skills to communicate with all personality types and always remain professional even under stressful situations,
  • great teamwork approach and professionalism to strengthen the GVH team,
  • willingness to make a long-term commitment to the role.

Benefits of working at GCH/GVH

  • The workload is busy, challenging and varied,
  • We encourage staff to follow their fields of interest,
  • We support continuing education and VNCA membership paid by us,
  • Teamwork is highly valued – you’ll be working with an excellent team of people with an importance placed on having a wonderful staff culture,
  • Remuneration is above-award according to qualifications and experience,
  • Assistance in relocation for successful out of state applicants can be considered on a case-by-case basis.