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Animal Behaviour Consultant - Part Time (Burwood East)

Are you passionate about animal behaviour and helping pets in need?

Make a Difference for Animal Welfare: Animal Behaviour Consultant at RSPCA Victoria

Part time position (15.2 hours per fortnight) at our Burwood East site! 

RSPCA Victoria is seeking a dedicated Animal Behaviour Consultant to join our team. In this rewarding role, you'll play a vital role in providing behaviour rehabilitation and training services for animals.

About RSPCA Victoria

RSPCA Victoria is a non-government, community-based, not-for-profit organisation whose vision is ‘ending cruelty to all animals’. We are Victoria’s best-known and most respected animal welfare organisation.

Our organisation’s purpose is to work with the community to achieve outstanding animal welfare through education, advocacy, and animal care and protection. RSPCA Victoria’s values - clarity and accountability, respect and consideration, and expertise and collaboration - set clear expectations for all our staff and volunteers.

What you'll do

  • Help animals thrive: Assess and treat behaviour problems in pet dogs and cats, providing rehabilitation and training services to get them back on track.
  • Empower pet owners: Educate clients through consultations and resources, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to create positive relationships with their pets.
  • Collaborate with a caring team: Work alongside a Veterinary Behaviour Specialist and other Veterinary Behaviour professionals to develop personalised treatment plans and provide exceptional care.

You'll be a great fit if you have

  • Animal behaviour expertise: Experience in training and managing animal behaviour problems, including conducting consultations and assessments.
  • Team player: The ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues to achieve shared goals.

A bonus if you have

  • Professional recognition: Membership with a recognized animal behaviour organization.
  • Animal behaviour qualifications: Formal education or training in animal behaviour.

Recruitment Requirements

  • Current tetanus vaccination (or willingness to obtain).
  • Previous animal care / handling experience.

Join a team that makes a lasting impact!

If you're ready to leverage your passion and expertise for a cause you believe in, we encourage you to apply!

To learn more about our organisation and this job opportunity, please visit our website at and apply online via our Employment Opportunities page. If you have any questions in regards to this role, please contact our Recruitment Team at

** Please note we are actively reviewing applications for this position, so if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible **


RSPCA Victoria is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we strongly encourage people from all cultural backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applicants are welcome to access RSPCA Victoria’s Diversity & Inclusion Policy here.  


Job Ref: RT000521
Submitted: 03-05-2024

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