Clinic Assistants
Essendon Fields VIC

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Clinic Assistant to join our amazing Essendon Fields team on a part-time basis.

• A permanent part-time role
• Award based salary (Commensurate with experience)
• 20-25 hours guaranteed, with the opportunity to cover more hours, when required

Due to an expanding case load the Animal Referral Hospital in Essendon Fields has a part-time position for a clinic assistant to join our hard-working, close-knit team.
You will work on a part time basis with shifts that may include weekend days, weekday mornings and afternoon shifts, plus public holidays.

Our clinic assistant team are greatly valued and are an integral part of the success of the day to day running of our hospital.

About your new role

• Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene amongst the treatment areas, patient cages and presentation of the hospital.
• Performing to a high standard the daily, weekly and monthly tasks
• Limited Animal handling however you will be able to assist with the walking of patients, providing environmental enrichment and nutritional support under the guidance of our nursing and veterinary teams
• Assisting veterinarians and nurses with treatment of patients when required
• Restocking veterinary consumables and unpacking orders
• Demonstrate compassion, empathy and a caring approach to all patients
• Cleaning of surgical equipment
• Maintaining current COVID cleaning requirements
• Transport of strays to local council pounds/shelters when required

We are searching for a person who possesses the ability to multitask and work well as a team in an often fast-paced environment. A large part of this position requires extensive cleaning of the hospital and assisting with ensuring tasks are completed to a high level of attention to detail. On the job training will be provided with ongoing support by nurses and existing clinic assistants, however applicants must possess the ability to work unsupervised as well as demonstrate reasonable proficiency in performing the required tasks.

How to contact us
If this opportunity interests you, please send your updated cover letter and resume to Laura Cotton, Specialist Surgery Head Nurse on



Job Categories: Non-Clinical
Job Types: Part Time
Job Locations: VIC

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To apply, please submit your details below. For a confidential chat, or to learn more about opportunities with us please contact or speak directly with our Talent Acquisition Partner by region:

Lisa Willis – Victoria – Email or 0402 715 425
Abbie Smith – QLD & WA – Email or 0412 966 031
Aimee Elliott- SA, NSW & ACT – Email or 0401 162 466
Matthew Lacey – Specialty & Emergency (National) – Email or 0402 715 462

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