Pet Doctors Palmerston North

Palmerston North, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

Apr 19

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Job description

Pet Doctors Palmerton North is a well-established, fast-paced, companion animal clinic with a large team of five vets, 10 nurses, 2 cattery attendants and a dedicated client relations officer. The team prides itself on high standards of care and exceptional customer service.


We are currently looking for a Groomer to be based at our Palmerston North clinic. This is the perfect opportunity for someone looking to be based in a busy veterinary practice.

About the role: 

  • Grooming of various dog breeds including scissor clips and speciality face and feet styles
  • Bathing and drying animals 
  • General care of the salon and equipment 
  • Keeping the salon tidy and clean at all times 

Key skills for this role include: 

  • Fluent in verbal and written English 
  • Previous professional grooming experience and/or qualifications are highly desirable 
  • Gentle and confident dog handling techniques 
  • Experience in clipping nails, using clippers on paws, and hygiene clips 
  • Must be physically able to work in an environment requiring repeated heavy lifting as we groom dogs of all shapes and sizes
  • A great team player with a positive, can do attitude 
  • Good working knowledge of dog breeds and must love dogs!

If this is you, please apply online with your CV.

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