Vacancies

APRIL 2024 – MARCH 2025 RATES (incl. VAT):

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Contact Ronel Mayhew at systems@savc.org.za / 012 345 6360 to place an advert.

Forward content to systems@savc.org.za. Adverts have to be approved and invoices will be emailed – include your VAT number during correspondence. Use the invoice number as reference when making payment. Your advert will ONLY be published after you have forwarded the proof of payment to systems@savc.org.za. Advertisements will be published for a month and posted on the SAVC’s Facebook and LinkedIn pages.

Veterinary Nurse/AHT – Uitenhage, Eastern Cape

Vacancy Location: Uitenhage and District SPCA, Eastern Cape

Job title: Veterinary Nurse/AHT

The Uitenhage and District SPCA in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, seeks the service of a veterinary nurse or animal health technician to perform the following services:

Basic primary health care on small animals. Vaccinations, de-worming and external parasite control of small animals. Dealing with sick/injured animals. Administration of medicines. Recognising and identify zoonoses/contagious animal diseases. Euthanasia on small animals and large animals.

The employer will apply for extension of registration to perform euthanasia on the employee’s behalf. Proof of experience with euthanasia will be required.

It is a requirement that the applicant must have own transport and accommodation. The applicant will also be required to work after hours and do standby duty. The applicant must be in possession of a code EB driver’s license and police clearance.

CV, proof of qualifications and proof of registration with the SAVC must be forwarded to the Uitenhage and District SPCA (info@uitenhagespca.co.za) by no later than Friday, 12 April 2024.Please do not apply if all specified criteria are not met. Only candidates who are considered, will be contacted.

For further information please contact Christelle Erasmus on 082 553 5478.

Advert available until: April 28, 2024

Veterinary Nurse/Animal Health Technician - Empangeni, KZN

Vacancy Location: Empangeni SPCA, Empangeni, KZN

Job title: Veterinary Nurse/Animal Health Technician

The Empangeni SPCA is looking to employ a veterinary nurse/animal health technician in the Empangeni area to perform the following duties:

  • Basic Primary Health Care of small animals, vaccinations, deworming and parasite control on small animals
  • Basic wound care small animals
  • Recognition of controlled, notifiable diseases, Zoonosis
  • Euthanasia under veterinary supervision; small animals
  • Basic treatments with the guidance of the supervising vet
  • Micro chipping.

CV and proof of qualifications and proof of registration with SAVC must be forwarded to the Empangeni SPCA no later than 18 April 2024.
Email to: chairman@empangenispca.co.za

For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 083 570 0026.

Advert available until: April 18, 2024

Practice for sale – Durban, KZN

Vacancy Location: Durban, KZN

Job title: Practice for sale

Small Animal Practice including large property for sale in Durban. Well-established family orientated one-man practice with lots of potential for growth. Full IDEXX blood machines, IM3 advanced Dental Machine, X-Ray facilities. Property has tenants subletting a portion and has excellent vehicle access. Owner is retiring. Contact heather@pandj.co.za

Advert available until: April 14, 2024

Veterinary Nurse/Animal Health Technician - Randfontein, Gauteng

Vacancy Location: Randwest SPCA in Randfontein, Randfontein, Gauteng

Job title: Veterinary Nurse/Animal Health Technician

The Randwest SPCA in Randfontein seeks the services of a para-veterinary professional to perform the following services:

  • Examine and recognise healthy/unhealthy animals
  • Basic animal care and handling
  • Administration of medicines
  • Vaccinations, deworming, and external animal parasite control
  • Dealing with injured animals
  • Recognize zoonosis and contagious animal diseases
  • Euthanasia
  • Microchipping
  • Intramuscular injections.

Preference will be given to a candidate who is registered with the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC).
CV, proof of qualifications and proof of registration with the SAVC must be forwarded to the Randwest SPCA on manager@spcarandwest.co.za by no later than 08/04/2024. For further information please contact the Randwest SPCA at 078 911 0538.

Advert available until: April 13, 2024

Veterinary nurse – Bryanston, Gauteng

Vacancy Location: Bryanston Veterinary Hospital and Specialist Centre, Bryanston, Gauteng

Job title: Day and night Veterinary Nurse

Are you looking for a job where you can advance your veterinary nursing career faster than anywhere else while making a real difference in the lives of your patients and their owners?

For further information please contact Ronel Erasmus at 011-706-6023 or submit your application and proof of registration as a registered Veterinary Nurse with the SAVC to ronel@bryanstonvet.co.za

Advert available until: April 13, 2024

Veterinary nurse or animal health technician – Boksburg, Gauteng

Vacancy Location: Boksburg SPCA, Boksburg, Gauteng

Job title: Veterinary nurse or animal health technician

The Boksburg SPCA, in Boksburg seeks the services of a SAVC-registered veterinary nurse or animal health technician to perform the following services:

  • Examine and recognise healthy/unhealthy animals
  • Basic animal care and handling
  • Administration of medicines
  • Vaccinations, deworming, and external animal parasite control
  • Dealing with injured animals
  • Recognize zoonosis and contagious animal diseases
  • Euthanasia
  • Microchipping
  • Intramuscular injections.

Preference will be given to a candidate who is registered with the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC).
CV, proof of qualifications and proof of registration with the SAVC must be forwarded to Vicky Finnemore at manager@boksburgspca.co.za at the Boksburg SPCA by no later than 30/03/24.

Advert available until: April 8, 2024

Veterinary Nurse - kloof, KZN

Vacancy Location: Compassion Healthcare, Village Veterinary Clinic - Kloof, KZN

Job title: Veterinary Nurse

Situated in Kloof, KZN, we are a passionate team of 4 veterinarians and 2 veterinary nurses, looking for a full day/ half day veterinary nurse to join our well equipped, small animal and exotics practice.

Please email full CV with contactable references to vanessa@villagevet.co.za

Advert available until: April 8, 2024

Veterinarian – Johannesburg, Gauteng

Vacancy Location: Wits Research Animal facility (WRAF), Johannesburg, Gauteng

Job title: Veterinarian: Director for the Wits Research Animal facility (WRAF)

The University is looking for a new Director for the Wits Research Animal facility (WRAF), to take up the post at the earliest possible date.

The Director has a staff of about 16 reporting to him or her, including a veterinarian, veterinary nurses, animal technicians and attendants.

A full job description is available from keitha.january@wits.ac.za. For any other enquiries, please contact the Director of Research Development, Dr Robin.Drennan@wits.ac.za.

Please note that applications have to be done through iRecruitment only.
(No hardcopies or emails should be submitted.)

The closing date for applications will be Tuesday, 05 March 2024.

Advert available until: March 30, 2024

Veterinarian – Ottery, Cape Town, Western Cape

Vacancy Location: Animal Rescue Organisation, Ottery, Cape Town

Job title: Head Veterinarian

Animal Rescue Organisation (ARO) has a position available for a head veterinarian.
We are looking for a qualified (SAVC-registered) head veterinarian to join our team. ARO is a small animal NPO practice which services under-resourced communities within the Southern Suburbs. We have an excellent, fully equipped animal hospital that values customer and patient satisfaction.
Send CV to teagan@animalrescue.org.za

Advert available until: March 25, 2024

Veterinarian - Strand, Western Cape

Vacancy Location: EberVet Pet Clinic, Strand, Western Cape (50 km from Cape Town and 5 min from the sea)

Job title: Veterinarian

Our clinic is dedicated to supporting anyone regarding their income. Mentorship available if surgery is a special interest to you.
Our support team is well trained and skilled.
You set your hours according to the income you desire.
See our full advert for more details.

Advert available until: March 24, 2024

Veterinarian - Somerset West, Western Cape

Vacancy Location: Country Animal Clinic, Somerset West, Western Cape (50km from Cape Town)

Job title: Veterinarian

Small animals are our species of choice. We have all the diagnostic tools and support team you will need to make practicing as a veterinarian enjoyable and meaningful.
See our full advert for more details.

Advert available until: March 24, 2024

Veterinarian - Johannesburg, Gauteng

Vacancy Location: Blue Hills Veterinary Hospital, Midrand, Gauteng

Job title: Veterinarian

Blue Hills Veterinary Hospital, Midrand, Gauteng, is looking for a small animal veterinarian to complete our 4, vet 4 nurse team.

Blue Hills Vet is all about excellent patient and client care.

We have a varied and interesting caseload and all the latest technology to do the best for the patients we see.

We work on a shift basis and share weekends and public holidays equally, one long weekend off after working weekend .

Competitive salary and benefits.
Please contact: vacancies@bluehillsvet.co.za

Advert available until: March 24, 2024

Veterinarian – Cape Town, Western Cape

Vacancy Location: TAH: Ou Kaapse Vet (OKV), Cape Town, Western Cape

Job title: Veterinarian

Come join the TAH family at Ou Kaapse Vet (OKV) in the Southern Suburbs and achieve excellence in what you do while developing personally and professionally in a highly supportive, growing network of vets and practices.

Ou Kaapse Vet is an amazing small animal hospital and joined the TAH family in 2023.

It is time for you to take the next step in your career and join us! Please send your CV to joinus@tah.co.za
CLOSING DATE: 23 February 2024.

Advert available until: March 21, 2024

Veterinary Nurse – Hermanus, Western Cape

Vacancy Location: Hermanus Animal Welfare (HAWS), Hermanus, Western Cape

Job title: Veterinary Nurse

Hermanus Animal Welfare (HAWS) is hiring.

We are looking for a qualified (SAVC-registered) veterinary nurse to join our team.

HAWS is a small animal NPO practice which services most of the Overstrand areas, located in the beautiful seaside town of Hermanus.

Duties of the ideal candidate will include all aspects of general nursing, anaesthetic induction and monitoring, and surgical nursing in our well equipped facilities.

Send your CV to chairperson@hermanusanimalwelfare.co.za.

Advert available until: March 16, 2024

Veterinarian – Brits, North-West

Vacancy Location: Brits Animal Clinic, Brits, North-West

Job title: Veterinarian

Brits Animal Clinic has a position available for a veterinarian.

A golden opportunity for a qualified veterinarian to become part of Brits Animal Clinic’s dynamic staff. We are a mixed practice that treats pets as well as farm animals.

We are located in Brits, a rural town near Pretoria and Johannesburg. We are an excellently equipped animal clinic that values customer and patient satisfaction.

Contact person: Dr Tinus Boshoff 083 2275562
Send CV to drmcboshoff@gmail.com

Advert available until: March 16, 2024

Veterinary Nurse/AHT – Lephalale, Limpopo

Vacancy Location: SPCA Lephalale, Limpopo

Job title: Veterinary Nurse/AHT

The SPCA, Lephalale, is looking for a candidate that is a qualified veterinary nurse and/or animal health technician to join their team.
Unfortunately, this will be a volunteer position with no remuneration.
The applicant should be registered with SAVC.

The duties of this position include:

  • Administration of medicines
  • Handling and diagnosis of animals on the property
  • Health assessments of all animals on the property
  • Being on call and attending to emergencies outside of working hours
  • Travelling to areas within Limpopo to carry out the above duties.

Applications can be sent to: secretary@spcalephalale.co.za
Closing date: 28 February 2024

Advert available until: March 16, 2024

Veterinarian – Parktown North, Gauteng

Vacancy Location: Parktown North Veterinary Clinic, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Job title: Veterinarian

Small animal veterinarian position at the Parktown North Veterinary Clinic in Johannesburg. Package available depends upon experience.

Great clientele and learning environment. Would suit a very motivated newbie to the profession. Send CV to accounts@ptnvets.co.za; pcbaker@pcbaker.co.za

Advert available until: March 15, 2024

Inspector - Mafikeng, North-West

Vacancy Location: Mafikeng SPCA, Mafikeng, North-West

Job title: Inspector

Mafikeng SPCA, Mafikeng, North-West has a vacancy for an inspector.

Purpose:
The inspector has a key role in animal welfare, and carious out a variety of functions, from sensitizing children to compassion for animals to educating members of public regarding correct animal handling and care; from dealing with dogs and cats to inspecting circuses and livestock saleyards; from rescuing animals to investigating and laying criminal charges against people who have perpetrated deliberate or negligent acts of cruelty.

Requirements:

  • Completed Inspectors qualification
  • Completed AWA qualification
  • Experience in working with Animals and Farm Animals
  • Ability to educate members of the public to prevent cruelty and abuse of animals
  • Ability to give feedback and do follow-ups
  • Strong administrative skills and writing of reports
  • Able to perform standby duties (weekly and weekends as per operational requirements)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Police clearance certificate / Clean criminal record
  • Grade 12 / Matric.

Salary Package:
To be discussed.

Documents Required:

  • Complete Curriculum Vitae
  • Matric Certificate
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Inspectors and AWA Qualifications
  • Indicate current salary package when applying.

Email: recruitment@spcamafikeng.co.za Ref: #InspectorPosition
Work references, criminal checks, and qualification checks will be done on the successful candidate. Please deem your application unsuccessful if you receive no feedback after 14 days.

By applying for this position, you consent in terms of the Protection of Personal Information act (POPI) to your personal information being obtained; utilized and used by the company through inter alia, reference checks, credit checks, and trace reports.
Deadline: 5 March 2024

Advert available until: March 15, 2024

Veterinarian- Takanini, Auckland, New Zealand

Vacancy Location: Takanini Vet Hospital, Takanini, Auckland, New Zealand

Job title: Veterinarian

Takanini Vet Hospital is an established and recently renovated 2 vet companion animal clinic in one of the fastest growing areas of beautiful Auckland. We are looking for a vet with 2+ years’ experience to help this growing clinic to meet its potential.

For further information and applications please contact:
Dr Megan Rice
Email: megan@vethospital.co.nz
Phone: +64 21554824

Advert available until: March 11, 2024

Veterinarian - Dairy Flat, New Zealand

Vacancy Location: Dairy Flat Vet Hospital, Dairy Flat, New Zealand

Job title: Veterinarian

Dairy Flat Vet Hospital is a mixed practice with a large & growing client base mainly focused around small (80%) and lifestyle block animals and sport/pleasure horses (20%). If you are a mixed animal veterinarian dedicated to practising good quality medicine and having fun while you do it, we are looking for you!

For further information and applications please contact:
Dr Megan Rice
Mobile 021554 824
Email: megan@vethospital.co.nz

Advert available until: March 11, 2024

Veterinary Nurse or Animal Health Technician – Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal

Vacancy Location: The Richards Bay SPCA, Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal

Job title: Veterinary Nurse or Animal Health Technician

The Richards Bay SPCA is looking to employ one Veterinary nurse or Animal health technician in the Richards bay Area.

We require the Veterinary Nurse / Animal Health technician to perform the following duties:

  • Basic Primary Health Care of small animals, vaccinations, deworming and parasite control on Small Animals
  • Basic wound care small animals
  • Recognition of controlled, notifiable diseases, Zoonosis
  • Euthanasia with our veterinary supervision, small animals
  • Basic Treatments with the guidance of the supervising vet
  • Micro chipping

CV and proof qualifications and proof of registration with SAVC must be forwarded to the Richards bay SPCA no later than 2 March 2024.
Email to: info@spcarbay.co.za

For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 035 752 2086.

Advert available until: March 2, 2024

Veterinarian – Darling, Western Cape

Vacancy Location: TAH Darling, Western Cape

Job title: Veterinarian

TAH Darling, Western Cape is seeking a mixed-animal veterinarian with a focus on sheep, beef and dairy to join their dynamic team.

Please submit your CV and cover letter to joinus@tah.co.za.
Closing date: 31 January 2024

Advert available until: February 25, 2024

Veterinarian – Carolina, Mpumalanga

Vacancy Location: Rainbow Chickens - Carolina, Mpumalanga

Job title: Veterinarian

Keen to join Rainbow’s coop?
Apply today if you have experience in designing, managing and controlling all regional flock health and diagnostic capability within the regional supply chain. Do you have experience in delivering healthy breeders, chicks and broilers at the right time and at optimum cost to the region? Keen to be the designated contact with the Provincial veterinary authority to ensure adherence and compliance with Notifiable and Zoonotic disease control processes?

Apply today: https://rainbowchickens.co.za/rainbow-careers/

Deadline: 31 January 2024

Advert available until: February 24, 2024

Veterinarian - George and/or Mossel Bay, Western Cape

Vacancy Location: Garden Route SPCA Veterinary Clinic - George and/or Mossel Bay, Western Cape

Job title: Veterinarian

The Garden Route SPCA Veterinary Clinic has a vacancy for a veterinarian.

Proof of SAVC certificate is essential.
We offer a market related salary with reasonable working hours.

Closing date: 15 February 2024
CVs to be sent to committeeops@grspca.co.za

Veterinary Nurses / Animal Health technicians - Hennopsriver, Gauteng

Vacancy Location: Woodrock Sterilisation Clinic, Hennopsriver, Gauteng

Job title: Veterinary Nurses / Animal Health technicians

Post Available
The Woodrock Sterilisation Clinic in Hennopsriver seeks the services of two SAVC registered Veterinary Nurses or Animal Health technicians to perform the following services:

  • Basic animal care including the clipping of nails and beaks in birds, the clipping of nails in dogs and cats
  • Dental scaling and polishing
  • The collection and processing of blood and faecal samples
  • The administration of injections and medicines per os, subcutaneously, intramuscularly, intravenously
  • The administration of pre-medication and the induction and maintenance of anaesthesia
  • The taking radiographs
  • Intravenous catheter placement and the infusion of fluids and blood including the collection of blood for transfusion
  • Wound care, the lancing of abscesses, superficial skin stitching, placing of dressing and bandages
  • Dispensing of medicines in accordance with relevant legislation
  • Assisting the veterinarian with surgical procedures.

Kindly forward your CV, proof of qualifications and proof of SAVC registration to clinic@woodrockanimalrescue.co.za by no later than 15 February 2024

Advert available until: February 23, 2024

Veterinary Nurse – Diep River, Cape Town, Western Cape

Vacancy Location: Peninsula Veterinary Hospital, Diep River, Cape Town, Western Cape

Job title: Veterinary Nurse

Come join the TAH family at the Peninsula Veterinary Hospital and achieve excellence in what you do while developing personally and professionally in a highly supportive, growing network of vets, nurses, and practices.

Newly qualified and experienced nurses welcome to apply.
Please send your CV to joinus@tah.co.za
Closing date: 31 January 2024

Advert available until: February 17, 2024

2024 TAH Veterinary Graduate Programme, Cape Town, Western Cape

Vacancy Location: Tygerberg Veterinary Hospital, Cape Town, Western Cape

Job title: 2024 TAH Veterinary Graduate Programme

We are looking for recently graduated veterinarians to join the 2024 TAH Vet Graduate Programme. Achieve excellence in what you do while developing personally and professionally in a highly supportive, growing network of vets and practices.

Please send your CV to joinus@tah.co.za
Closing date: 14 February 2024

Advert available until: February 17, 2024

Veterinary Nurse/Animal Health Technician – Nigel, Gauteng

Vacancy Location: SPCA Nigel, Nigel, Gauteng

Job title: Veterinary Nurse/Animal Health Technician

SPCA Nigel is seeking the services of one Para-Veterinary Professional to perform the following services:

  • Basic care, primary examination, and handling of animals
  • Administration of medicines under supervision of principal veterinarian
  • Vaccinations, deworming and external parasite control
  • Dealing with injured animals
  • Advising and assisting with Zoonotic and Contagious animal disease control
  • Euthanasia
  • Micro-chipping.

DOCUMENTATION:

  • CV
  • Qualification
  • SAVC-registration.

The employer will apply for extension of registration to perform euthanasia on the employees behalf.
CV, proof of qualification and proof of registration with the SAVC must forwarded to Nigel SPCA, chair@nigelspca.co.za, by no later than 29 February 2024.

For further information please contact the Chairlady at Nigel SPCA on 084 485 7020 or chair@nigelspca.co.za

Advert available until: February 16, 2024

Veterinarian - Margate, KwaZulu Natal

Vacancy Location: The Lower South Coast SPCA, Margate, KwaZulu Natal

Job title: Veterinarian

*THE LOWER SOUTH COAST SPCA IS HIRING*
The Lower South Coast SPCA is looking for a passionate Veterinarian to join our busy, well established and supported Veterinary Clinic.

Requirements:

  • Must be reliable, dedicated and have a fair understanding of an Animal Welfare environment
  • Must be willing to relocate (Accommodation and travel to and from the practice are not included in the employment package)
  • Candidate must be SAVC-Registered.

The Veterinarian must attend to (but not limited to):

  • Welfare cases
  • Veterinary reports on cruelty cases
  • Soft tissue surgeries
  • Private patient and Kennel Animal consultations and treatments.

Remuneration market related to experience.
To apply, please email your CV with relevant qualifications to: admin@spcalsc.org.za
CUT OFF DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 26th January 2024.

Advert available until: February 15, 2024

After-hours Veterinary Nurse – Bryanston, Gauteng

Vacancy Location: Bryanston Veterinary Hospital, Bryanston, Gauteng

Job title: After-hours Veterinary Nurse

Bryanston Veterinary Hospital and Specialist Centre has a position for an after-hours veterinary nurse.

Candidates registered as Veterinary Nurses with 1 to 2 years’ experience are desirable, but all applicants will be considered.

For further information please contact Ronel Erasmus at 011-706-6023 or submit your application and proof of registration with the SAVC as a Veterinary Nurse to ronel@bryanstonvet.co.za.

Advert available until: February 15, 2024

Veterinary Nurse / Animal Health technicians / NSPCA qualified Inspectors / UNISA  Animal Welfare graduates - Western Cape

Vacancy Location: Garden Route SPCA, George/Mossel Bay, Western Cape

Job title: Veterinary Nurse / Animal Health technicians / NSPCA qualified Inspectors / UNISA  Animal Welfare graduates

The Garden Route SPCA is looking to fill 6 vacancies to perform services in animal welfare.

Duties:

  • Examining a patient and recognising a healthy animal
  • Basic husbandry
  • Administration of medicines
  • Vaccinations, deworming and external parasite control
  • Dealing with sick and injured animals
  • Recognition of zoonosis and reporting to a superior
  • Euthanasia
  • Micro chipping
  • Pre- and post-home checks

Requirements:

  • Holder of a formal qualification as an Animal Health Technician / Veterinary Nurse or a holder of the One Year UNISA animal welfare certificate
  • Registration with South African Veterinary Council OR a qualified and registered as a NSPCA inspector
  • A passion for animals
  • Good people skills
  • The ability to work independently and also as part of a team
  • A valid unendorsed driver’s license
  • Have a valid clean police clearance record
  • The ability to communicate in at least 2 of the official languages of Western Cape
  • Have good computer and good administration skills
  • Maintain a high standard of ethics and discretion regarding sensitive information
  • Willingness to work after hours and on weekends
  • A third language will be an advantage.

The employer will apply for extension of registration to perform euthanasia on the employee’s behalf.
CV and proof qualifications and proof of registration with SAVC must be forwarded to applications@grspca.co.za no later than 31 January 2024.
For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 044 878 1990.

Advert available until: February 11, 2024

Veterinarian - Stilbaai, Western Cape

Vacancy Location: Stilbaai Clinic, Stilbaai, Western Cape

Job title: Veterinarian

Veterinarian (assistant position) available at our busy Stilbaai Clinic ASAP.

All candidates including newly qualified graduates will be considered. We have a very well-equipped clinic. After hours rote is one in three. The successful candidate must be an animal and people person.

Our work is primarily small animals and horses with a smattering of game.

Kindly phone 072 249 0883 Douglas Taylor or 083 646 9773 Pierre du Bruyn or the clinic at 028 754 1834 for an interview (Also for WhatsApp Calls).

Advert available until: February 10, 2024