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Vet Nurse
Location: Teluk Bahang, Penang

Salary: RM1500 – RM2200 a month (depending on experience)

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We are seeking a nurse who genuinely loves and cares for animals to join our team at Cat Beach Sanctuary in Teluk Bahang, Penang. We are a ‘no kill’ shelter and the last resort for many cats in the area. Many cats are rescued and brought to us sick or injured and as we have now grown to 200 cats, we need more help in caring for them.

The key parts of your role are:

  • Precisely carrying out medical instructions given by a licensed vet, giving nursing care to sick and injured cats
  • Maintaining hygiene standards in the sanctuary
  • Keeping accurate records of the cats, their histories and medications

You will take responsibility for dispensing medications to each cat according to the Vet’s instructions. You will monitor the cats’ well being and keep a written log of medications given. You will need to have excellent administration skills, including typing, in this role.

You will also be cleaning cages, spaces and cats to ensure they are comfortable and protect against illness. To achieve high standards across the sanctuary, you will work closely with the Sanctuary Supervisor to monitor hygiene and take action when it needs to be improved. This will include regular daily checks on all areas, directing volunteers and staff as well as training and supporting the volunteer cat carers. You will need to enjoy working with others and be able to interact with a wide range of people from different cultures.


Key requirements:

  • Fluent English
  • Fluency in Hokkien/Malay/Mandarin an advantage
  • Nursing skills
  • Experience caring for animals or people
  • Computer literate, typing skills
  • Communication, training and leadership skills
  • Positive, self-motivated attitude
  • Genuine love and care for animals is essential

Experience nursing is preferred, applicants from all nursing fields are invited to apply. Less experienced candidates are welcome as training can be provided but a clear commitment to learn and a positive attitude is needed.


This role is for you if: you have a strong desire to help animals in need and a commitment to always improving the care we can give them. You want to learn and improve your own skills and develop your career in animal care. You want to meet a wide range of people from different cultures who are all cat lovers in a positive, determined work environment.

This role is full time and we are able to offer accommodation.. We are looking for someone to start immediately. We look forward to hearing from you!