Dog Care Attendant

Job No: VNA563
Location: Kensington, VIC

  • Permanent Full Time Position
  • Kensington, Melbourne Location
  • Must have miniumum Certificate 3 Animal Studies/or equivalent or Veterinary Nursing Qualification
  • Base Salary = $70,000 + Superannuation with Salary Packaging up to $15.9k

About Us

At Seeing Eye Dogs Australia, dogs are more than just a job – they are our life.

As a division of Vision Australia, Seeing Eye Dogs strives to develop and maintain innovative, high-quality dog guide services to enhance the mobility and independence of people who are blind or have low vision.

We follow the journey of a Seeing Eye Dog from their breeding and initial development as puppies, through their advanced training to ensure they can safely guide their future partners, to matching them with a client and finally ending with their happy retirement after eight years of dedicated service.

This journey is not only meaningful and rewarding, but also fun!

About the Opportunity

  • Completion of all assigned tasks within allocated time frame
  • Ensure that the kennels and all kennel areas and equipment are kept in a high standard of cleanliness
  • Follow established procedures
  • Organisation of safe and appropriate exercise / enrichment for kennel dogs
  • Adherence to established standards

View the Position Description for this role

About You

  • Proven ability to control and care for dogs   
  • Excellent self-management and time keeping skills
  • Certificate 3 Animal Studies/or equivalent or Veterinary Nursing Qualification
  • Previous experience as an Animal Attendant, Kennel Attendant or Veterinary Nursing

Benefits of Working at Vision Australia

  • Additional leave is available via our purchase leave and accrued day off schemes
  • Annual salary review to ensure your pay is in-line with the market rates
  • On-the-job skill development and coaching available
  • Location is easily accessible by public transportation and parking available on-site

To apply

If this sounds like a great fit for you then please complete our online application.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Please note that PDF documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons. If you require any support or considerations with the application process, please reach out to People and Culture or the above hiring manager.

For more information about working at Vision Australia, please visit our Careers page.

We are committed to ensuring an inclusive culture, and value diversity and all abilities. We highly encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision and from those who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

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