Vet Nurses and other support staff

These advertisers are seeking work in the Veterinary and Animal Care industries. Employers are welcome to contact job seekers directly.

Indiana Sayer, Upper Hermitage, Adelaide, SA (posted 13th July) Veterinary Technology Student.

Hello, my name is Indiana (Indi). I am currently studying a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology degree at Adelaide University and have completed a Certificate II in Animal Studies at TAFE SA.

Although I live close to Tea Tree Gully, I am flexible with location as the university is at Roseworthy College. I have much experience previously with customer service and animal handling, complimentary to growing up with many of all species and have experience with pet sitting for family and friends.

I am hoping to gain part-time or casual employment with a clinic or kennel to compliment my degree.

I believe I am extremely hard-working and enthusiastic to learn and experience work in the Veterinary industry.

Please contact me on: and I can provide a copy for my full resume and written references for consideration or I can be contacted on 0477 653 005.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

Kahli Caruana, Gold Coast areas QLD (posted 10th July) Qualified Veterinary Nurse

I am a newly emerging nurse, who has just completed a Certificate IV qualification in Veterinary Nursing.

I am extremely excited and eager to begin my career as a full time vet nurse.

I have been taking part in voluntary work experience at Vetlove Helensvale for over 10 months now and I plan to continue with this until I find a workplace of my own where I am willing to continue with voluntary work experience (paying my own work cover) until I can prove my value to the team and secure a position as a paid nurse, where I can learn and grow within my role for the long run.

A normal day at placement involves me setting up for surgery, restocking shelves, restraining patients, placing catheters, inducing and intubating patients, clipping and prepping for surgery, monitoring anaesthetic, monitoring patients post operatively, administering medication, general cleaning, scrubbing and packing instruments for autoclaving, washing and much, much more.

I am located in Elanora QLD 4221 and happy to travel to any clinic within 40/50km radius that is willing to have me!

Thankyou for taking the time to read my add and for considering me as a potential new member of your team.

Email: (preferred, as I may be in clinic and can not answer my mobile)
Tel: 0433 637 701

Nicole, Brisbane Southside QLD (posted 8th July) Qualified Veterinary Nurse

My name is Nicole and I am a Cert IV qualified veterinary nurse looking for some casual work in the Brisbane southside area.

I have experience in front of house receptionist work, including working with both EzyVet and Customer Logic systems. I am a competent surgical nurse (including scale and cleans) in regards to anaesthesia and surgical prep, as well as post op care and confident in nurse consults (nutrition, anal glands, nails etc).

I am a team player and give each patient 10/10 nursing care from the moment they are admitted to discharged. I enjoy talking to clients and educating them and helping them to give their pet the best care that can be given, as well as making their experience in clinic 100% positive and leave them with that wow factor.

If you would like to know more about me, please don’t hesitate to contact me on 0433 277 948 or email at:

Thankyou, and I hope to hear from you soon!!

Stacey Macmillan, Adelaide or surrounding areas, SA (posted 7th July) Cert IV

Contact me on 0451 885 896 or emailto

Trent Bailey, Brisbane & Logan areas QLD (posted 7th July) Veterinary Nursing Student

Hello, My name is Trent Bailey. I have been working in the animal industry for 6 years.

I have attained a Cert II In Animal Studies (Vet nurse stream through Greencross internship) and am hoping to find paid employment to undergo the Cert IV in Animal studies.

Please contact me on following to receive my CV:
Tel: 0417 720 504

Thank you and looking forward to hearing from you.

Ruby, Bunbury, WA and surrounds (posted 6th July) Qualified Vet Nurse

My name is Ruby, I am a qualified and registered Veterinary Nurse. I completed my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at AVT. 

I’m looking for a permanent Part time role/Casual in the Southwest region within 50km radius of Bunbury. I’m available for day and night shifts, and can start immediately. I am a diligent worker and have a strong passion for the Veterinary industry.

 I am an excellent communicator and compassionate person who integrates into teams very well. Able to work supervised or unsupervised, in groups or autonomously. I am an adaptable and reliable employee who you can trust to get tasks done in a timely manner.

I have completed various work placements in small general practice and Murdoch Equine specialists hospital. Im currently seeing practice with Mobile Equine Vet.

If given the opportunity, I’d love to further enhance my knowledge and skills in a clinic, learning more about reception duties and more experience in monitoring anaesthesia as I have strong interest in Surgical nursing

Please feel free to contact me via email:  and I will be happy to forward my full resume and written references for consideration.

Victoria McDonald, Balwyn, Melbourne VIC (posted 30th June) Veterinary Nursing Student

Hi there, My name is Victoria from Balwyn VIC and I’m looking for any animal-related employment or work placement opportunity whilst I complete my Cert III in Companion Animal Services.

I have previous customer service and animal handling experience.

Please contact me at:

Jessica, West Melbourne, VIC (posted 30th June) Fully Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Full-Time or Part-Time work.

Fully qualified veterinary nurse of 5 years, confident in all aspects of nursing including catheters, blood collection, surgery monitoring, and day to day running. I have small amount of experience with both equine and wildlife.

Great team player and exceptional with client relations.

If you would like a copy of my resume, please email:
Or call: 0481 387 911

Jenna van Rooyen, Sydney Inner West (posted 29th June) Trainee Placement

I am seeking placement at a vet clinic in inner west Sydney.

I am going to enrol into certificate 2 in animal care to progress into vet nursing when it has been completed. We require to have placement arranged prior to enrolling and would like to see if someone could please assist. I understand that clinics are busy and placement isn’t always possible, but any consideration would be much appreciated.

My intentions are purely to gain knowledge that in the future when I am a Vet nurse that I will be able to do my job to the best of my ability. 

Thank you for your time

Mobile: 0452663915

Emma Morrison, Emerald VIC (posted 25th June) Experienced Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Hi I'm Emma Morrison, Qualified Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. I have 10 years experience & looking for permanent part time (+30 hrs per week), or full time general practice Veterinary Nursing.

Prefer within 30 minutes of Emerald VIC.

CV and references available on request.


Phone: 0424 848 381

Katy, Australia-Wide (posted 25th June) Overseas Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

ENGLISH QUALIFIED VETERINARY NURSE, 12 years experienced, competent in all aspects of working in practice with head nurse and practice management experience.

My name is Katy Gill, I am an English RCVS qualified veterinary nurse looking for full time work at the moment with the potential of sponsorship. I am currently in Queensland but happy to relocate around Australia.

I have working in a varity of practices in the UK, Locum work, referral practices, emergency and 24 hour night shifts.

During that time I gained experience in emergency night work, critical care inpatients, neurology and orthopaedics patients. 
I also managed an independent practice in Central London where I gained practice management experience and completed a number of management and leadership courses.

I am happy and comfortable in dealing with intense critical care patients to reptiles. I pride myself in a high standard of care whilst being proactive and able to use my initiative, I am very friendly and able to work in a team which enables me to be very adaptable.

I have also, spent a few years in South Africa where I worked at a vet clinic on a cheetah breeding project and for the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town.

There I gained experience in big cat medicine and critical care, whilst also learning about fish care/medicine, elasmobranchs and turtle  care and rehabilitation. I also have knowledge in marine water quality and marine veterinary care.

I am a very hardworking professional individual, that is easy going and able to work well in a team.

Please feel free to contact me to request my CV, cover letter or ask any questions.

Phone: 0477 066 042


Chris Stirling, Brisbane, QLD (posted 23rd June) RCVS available from August

Hello! My name is Chris Stirling, an RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse from Scotland, UK, in Australia on the Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417). I'm currently looking for a full time nursing position in Brisbane starting at the beginning of August.

Having completed my Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing, I have experience of working in the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney, the University of Glasgow Veterinary Hospital, UK as well as small practices around Glasgow. 

I have worked as part on the Primary Care, Medicine and Emergency & Critical Care departments in Sydney. While in Glasgow my work includes surgical, orthopaedic, neurological & medical wards, ICU, HDU, physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, radiography, oncology, pharmacy, laboratory work and endoscopy. I am also happy and comfortable with performing nursing consults and monitoring anaesthesia.

I find myself to be a hard working, very neat, organised and tidy, easy to get on with individual who puts full effort into everything I do. I feel I have superb organisational and communication skills, an excellent work ethic and the ability and experience of working in both team and self-directed environments, which I hope shall become an asset to your current team.

If you’d like to ask me any questions or have me forward on my CV, then please do not hesitate to contact me.

Phone: 0423 111 838

Brieana Simpson, Rockhampton Qld (posted 22nd June) Trainee Vet nurse

Hi I’m Brieana Simpson. I’m seeking a trainee vet nurse position. I hold a certificate ll animal studies, ready to start my certificate IV vet nursing.

I have worked in two different clinics working with both small and large animals completing daily tasks such as feeding of animals, cleaning cages, surgery preparation, animal handling, customer service, reception duties and other day to day clinic jobs. I have extensive knowledge and experience working with horses. 

I am a hard worker with a can do attitude as well as teamwork, organisation and adaptability skills. I am a fast learner with the ability to work in busy, high pressure environments. 

I am available to start immediately in a casual or full time position. 

Please feel free to contact me:  
Phone: 0488 037 735

Carley Tilgner, Latrobe Valley, Vic (posted 15th June) Entry Level Vet Nurse or Animal Attendant

My name is Carley and I’m currently looking for Trainee Vet Nursing work or Animal Attendant work, anywhere in Victoria, for 15+ hours a week. I’m looking to commence my studies for the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. 

My experience in the animal industry is limited but includes Volunteering for the RSPCA for 3 years and 40hrs of placement in a Vet clinic. I currently work in retail and have over 10 years customer service experience.  

I’m an eager, hard working person looking to get my foot in the door and start a career in the animal industry. If you would like any more information or a copy of my cv please don’t hesitate to contact me on or 0427 979247. 

Kathrine Lynch, Sydney NSW (posted 12th June) Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Hi my name is Kathrine Lynch, I’m experienced, qualified and looking for work as an oncology nurse in Sydney NSW.

I have been working full time at a specialist hospital in oncology for the past 6+ years and absolutely love the work, Prior to that I have worked as a general practice nurse for over 4 years.

I’m highly skilled in catheter placement, blood collection, drawing up and giving of chemotherapy and consulting with Owners.

Resume is available on request.

Please contact me on either 0420 471 472 or: for further information.

Shaan Russell-Smith, Perth, WA (posted 11t June) Qualified & Experienced Locum Vet Nurse

Qualified and registered Vet Nurse available for locum shifts as of November. I have 20 years experience in all aspects of nursing, including general practice, reception, surgery and many years of practice management. I have also worked for a specialist surgery and in emergency and critical care, as well as having lectured at TAFE. I am currently available for locum work.

I am confident in all areas of nursing and adapt quickly to any practice. I am happy to jump in and help with anything from catheter placement, to surgical scrub-in and radiology, or minor dentistry. I am also happy to wrangle difficult patients and am confident working independently or as a team. I am also just as happy at reception greeting and assisting your wonderful (and not so wonderful) customers. I have covered locum for many practices over the years and would be happy to have a chat about what you need in a nurse.

Please feel free to email me on, or call me on 0414 235 583 if you are interested or would like more information.

Catherine Veciana, Sydney NSW, QLD, WA (posted 11th June) Overseas Qualified Vet seeking Vet Nurse role

My name is Catherine Veciana and I am an overseas qualified Veterinarian. I am on a Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417) expiring in March 2021 and I am looking for a long-term Veterinary Nurse position in Sydney or a locum/casual position in WA, QLD or NSW, since my qualifications are not immediately recognised in Australia.

I have been working for four years now, in general practice as well as in referral practice.

My CV, references and ‘case log’ of a variety of clinical cardiology cases can all be provided upon request.

I thank you very much for your time and consideration and I really hope that my application will be of interest to you. Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact me and I would be more than happy to discuss any current or future venture with you.

Yours sincerely,
Catherine Veciana

Shannen Johnson, Perth, and will consider statewide WA (posted 3rd June) Qualified and Experienced Vet Nurse

Hi. I’m a Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse qualified in 2012. Have recently moved back from working in the UK as a sole charge ECC night nurse for 2 years.

Looking for locum work in W.A. Happy to do days or nights. Have own transport. Available immediately.

Phone: 0484 615 859


Lisa Larkin, Toowoomba and Ipswich surrounds (posted 1st June) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Lisa Larkin and I am 22 year old, Bachelor of Veterinary Technology, and Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing student seeking a trainee position with a clinic to gain experience and a bit of coin while I am studying. I’m in my second year of study, due to graduate in November 2021.

I’m an Australian citizen living in Toowoomba and Daring Downs area Queensland, and have accumulated over 130 hours of volunteer experience with RSPCA Qld before having to relocate. This included within both Domestic and Wildlife hospitals, inc. surgery areas, front desk and reception duties, call centre and Vet assisting.

I’d love any kind of work (PT, FT or Cas), am happy to be paid as a trainee, UQ takes care of all of my training.

If interested please call me on 0439 130 026 or email at

Jen Single, Noosa and Sunshine Coast region (posted 1st June) Experienced, UK Qualified Vet Nurse

Jen Single RVN
Veterinary Nurse Locum 
UK Qualified 
Experienced RVN, 12 years experience in small animal emergency hospital. 

I am a 6 years qualified RCVS registered Veterinary Nurse.(Registration no. 7002947)

I have worked in small animal practice for 12 years, with keen interest and strengths in emergency and critical care, medicine and infection control.

Emergency and Critical care:
I have worked emergency shifts for over 7 years and have a certificate in emergency and critical care.

I have a keen interest in medicine and was appointed ward supervisor, implementing a re-structure of nursing care to the hospital ward.

Infection Control:
A real passion which I hold a certificate in. I also completely re-structured the hospital protocols to ensure the highest standard was attained.

Team Leading: I hold a certificate in leadership and management and have led a team of 50+ nurses for over 3 years.

Nurse Clinics: Specialising in weight clinics with great results, junior clinics with a keen interest in young dog behaviour. 

Anaesthesia monitoring, Induction and intubation (Under veterinary instruction), Surgical preparation, Surgical scrub nurse, Radiographic imaging, Intravenous cannula placement, Phlebotomy, Bandaging, Wound management, Urine catheter placement, Basic physiotherapy, IVFT fluid calculations, Urine output calculations, Calorific intake calculations , Analgesia assessment and reporting, High standard of hospital inpatient management and care, Nurse clinics (especially weight clinics), Idexx laboratory, Teleos systems, Clinical coach.

Emergency and critical care, busy hospital wards, referral centres, small GP branches. I also have management and coaching experience. 


I am available throughout the Noosa (QLD) area from 22.06.20.

Further information can be found at:

Or contact: / 0432 122 692

Kirsty Kajewski, Gold Coast - Brisbane (posted 27th May) Trainee Vet Nurse 

My name is Kirsty Kajewski and I am currently studying my certificate IV in Vet Nursing, with have already completed my certificate III in Animal Studies. I have gained experience through previous work placement and volunteering with the RSPCA on Weekends transporting wildlife. My current course is through the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing and they currently require a minimum of two days of employment through the entirety of my course, which should take an estimated 12 Months. I am available to start immediately.

I am very passionate about this industry I am a student willing to learn and can be an employee you mold into the employee you need. I am a capable, diligent worker with great people and animal skills. If given the chance I could excel in your company and become a valued employee. Long days and extra hours and travel would not be a problem.

Please feel free to call or email me. 

Ph: 0433 875 867


Nicole Ricciardi, Sydney (posted 26th May) Overseas Qualified Vet seeking Full Time Vet Nurse Role

Hi! My name is Nicole Ricciardi and I am a qualified and experienced Veterinarian.  I have a Bachelor degree in Veterinary Science from University of the Americas in Chile (honors) and over 2 and a half years of experience as Veterinarian. I am trying to validate my degree here so in the meantime I would love to work as a Veterinary Nurse. I am an Australian citizen who was born here but grew up overseas.

I am a thoughtful and reliable animal healthcare professionaI. My work experience has been primarily focused on general veterinary services for small animals such as consultations, surgeries, vaccinations, nutrition, medications, microchipping, wound care, laboratory test and X-Ray processing, blood and urine collection, hospital and emergency/critical care. I also have experience in anaesthesia monitoring and performing diagnostics and many kind of medical procedures which have allowed me to gain knowledge and provide the best possible care for the pets.

I consider myself to be a self-starter who enjoys working in fast-paced and friendly work environments. I am available to start immediately and full time. 

I feel confident on my ability to perform the requirements of this role and would appreciate the opportunity so please do not hesitate to contact me via email or mobile if you would like to request my resume and certificates, further information or references.

Email :
Mobile: 0410038847

Kiara Johnson-King, North Brisbane, QLD (posted 21st May) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Kiara and I am seeking a part time/casual role as a trainee vet nurse or receptionist. I am currently studying a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at TAFE QLD (Finish end of the year) and hold a Certificate III in Animal Studies. I am available Wednesday’s, Friday’s and both days of the weekend. I am available to start immediately.

I am currently a medical receptionist (3 years) in a busy general practice which I have no doubt the skills I have gained there can benefit within a veterinary environment as well! With the ability to rapidly acquire knowledge and skills, I believe I am an easy going, friendly person who can work extremely well as a team member, and individually with the ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment as well as deal well with high stress situations. 

I would love to be a part of the team and I am always eager to grow and enhance my knowledge, plus I learn best on the job! I love new experiences and getting out of my comfort zone. I am located in North Brisbane. Please don’t hesitate to call or email me for my CV and any other information you may need.

Warm regards,
Kiara Johnson – King

PH. 0434 407 390

Kylie Boulter, North Central Victoria (posted 21st May) Qualified Veterinary Nurse

My name is Kylie and I am a Qualified Veterinary Nurse with more than sixteen years’ experience in clinic including head nurse. I have recently gained my Certificate in Training and Assessment and have been working as a sessional Veterinary Nurse and Animal Studies Teacher at Tafe

I recently picked up a couple of days locum VN work and really enjoyed being back in clinic, I am very well presented, I am bubbly and friendly making me a great receptionist but just as competent doing surgery. I am a registered Microchip implanter and have continued my education currently undertaking a certificate in Canine Reproduction and Equine Husbandry.

I would be interested in Casual, Locum or part time work Nth of Melbourne, Shepparton, Benalla or Yea.

My email is: if you like to request my resume or give me a call on: 0410 517 597

Karina, Far North Queensland, QLD (posted 18th May) Qualified Vet Nurse


My name is Karina and I am a qualified Veterinary Nurse with more than fourteen years’ experience in animal care industries and over a decade in the veterinary industry specifically. Most recently I have taken some time away from Veterinary Nursing and worked on cattle stations in home tutoring and labouring roles, a vocation I found rewarding as well as enlightening on a personal and professional level.

Though I am now seeking the opportunity to re-enter the veterinary industry, it is a vocation I am very passionate about. I have special interests in nutrition and behaviour as well as surgical nursing. Though I would be just as happy to be in a receptionist role.

Currently I am based in Far North Queensland, if you a veterinary clinic seeking a veterinary nurse, I am more than happy to forward on my resume and references for your perusal and having a chat about available roles.

Warm regards,

Mobile: 0418 261 834

Kelly King, Townsville QLD (posted 18th May) Trainee Vet Nurse

Dear Practice Managers,

My name is Kelly, and I am a trainee veterinary nurse studying with the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing. Caring for animals has been my lifelong passion and I have found my calling in veterinary nursing. I am now looking for the opportunity to put that passion to good use.

I studied nearly the entirety of my Certificate III in Animal Studies before the course was superseded. I have since re-enrolled in the new version of the course to provide myself with the knowledge necessary to be the best nurse I can. In my previous year of study, I completed volunteer clinical placement in three North Queensland clinics. I am eager to apply the skills gained during these placements in my new clinic, given the opportunity.

I currently reside in Deeragun, Townsville and have my own means of transport. I also hold an open manual license and am willing to travel a great distance for the right opportunity.

I am almost entirely flexible, able to work full time, part time or casual. I can work days and nights and am available 7 days a week.

If you think I would make a good addition to your team, please don’t hesitate to contact me at or call me on 0401 450 124. I will be more than happy to provide you with a cover letter and my resume.

Amber Little, Central Coast/North Sydney, NSW (posted 18th May) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse/Kennel Hand

I am a Cert IV qualified veterinary nurse and am strongly dedicated to my role offering two years of clinical experience from placement and employment across 3 veterinary clinics. I work incredibly hard each day in aiming to provide the highest quality care for patients and clients alike. I also offer strong team commitment, working well with others and taking a supportive and proactive approach in handling the required clinical and administrative tasks to ensure fairness of workload. I also maintain a forward approach for retaining high clinical standards of organization, client satisfaction, cleanliness and hygiene. Through my hard work and contributions, I believe from that will I prove to be an asset to your business and a fantastic addition to the clinical team.

I am contactable via email at or on my mobile 0403 367 144.
I look forward to hearing from you.

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