Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - SA and Tasmania


Southern Tasmanian Veterinary Hospital, Huonville TAS (posted 26th March) Part Time and Casual Experienced Vet Nurse

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Full Time Cert 1V Veterinary Nurse

Huon Valley Tasmania

Are you a qualified vet nurse looking to work in a friendly clinic where you can develop your skills on a varied case load?

Do you have the desire to deliver high quality veterinary care and want to work in a caring environment?

This position is calling you!

Southern Tasmanian Veterinary Hospital is looking for an experienced veterinary nurse.

We need your communication skills, your knowledge and your desire to help people and their pets.

Huon Valley is wrapped in scenery and close to some of Tasmania’s most amazing natural experiences. The central town of Huonville is growing fast and quickly becoming a hub for life-style commuters, hobby farms, bespoke food producers and much more. If you want land, views, community spirit in just an easy 40 min drive from Hobart CBD then this is the change you have been looking for!

We will offer you:

The position is available now. Part-time and Casual experienced Cert 1V nurses are welcome to apply

Southern Tasmanian Veterinary Hospital is a genuinely unique environment and one that encourages quality and excellence in all that we do. Harmony is equally important, as is ensuring a great working atmosphere. It is time for you to make the next step in your career and join us!

Please email in the first instance to: m.legro@vetbiz.com.au


Noahs Crossing Veterinary Clinic, Lewiston, SA (posted 22nd March)

EXPERIENCED Veterinary Nurse Cert IV required.

Our modern purpose-built practice also has a new rehabilitation and hydro therapy centre offering a full range of rehabilitation services. The practice is a very busy practice offering a wide range of services with a special interest in reproductive medicine. The successful applicant will enjoy a busy challenging role with a great team who like to work hard and still have fun. The practice supports on going education and encourages nurses to undertake study in fields of veterinary nursing that interests them.

The candidate for the role will have the following qualities and expertise:

If you would like to apply for the position please send your application to – Dr Karen Law - claw6457@gmail.com

For more information, see www.noahscrossingvetclinic.com.au and


Pet Universe Veterinary Centre, Manningham, Adelaide (posted 19th March) Casual Vet Nurse

Casual Vet Nurse

Pet Universe is a progressive, high quality, small animal veterinary practice located 10 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD. With many years of veterinary experience, we have become an employer and practice of choice. We are also the Small Animal Practice of Excellence Winners 2015 and Telstra Small Business Awards SA 2015 Finalists.

Pet Universe is a progressive, high quality, small animal veterinary practice located 10 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD.

Pet Universe Veterinary Centre has now expanded into the field of canine rehabilitation and regenerative medicine. Dr Chris Lee, Principal Veterinarian & Owner is now a qualified Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (studied at University of Tennessee, USA & internship at Veterinary Orthopaedic Sports Medicine in Maryland, USA). With an increasingly complex surgical & rehabilitation caseload as well as our unique feline-only entrance, reception, consult room & ward, we provide a very stimulating work environment.

Are you keen to extend your clinical skills in a supportive and innovative Practice?

Pet Universe is looking for a dedicated nurse who is:

We asked some of our senior nurses what they liked about working at Pet Universe & here’s what one of them had to say:

”We get the opportunity to broaden our knowledge with the extensive cases we see at Pet Universe. And we definitely have the opportunity to advance our clinical skills, as the vets are very willing to teach us. We are encouraged to place catheters, take bloods, intubate & assist with inductions, dentals & x-rays. The days when we are rostered as the “theatre nurse” allows us to be “team leader” in theatre that day which is great. We get the opportunity to be involved in exciting things like Stem Cell Therapy & Penn Hip. The staff are really fantastic and very friendly.”
Nicole Smith, Head Nurse.

Only candidates available to work at short notice during the week on daytime, evening & some weekend shifts need apply.

We are looking for a nurse whose work ethic and personal values are in line with our core values:

To find out more about us have a more detailed look around our website - just visit www.petuniverse.com.au

For further information please forward C.V.s to Claire Lee, Managing Partner via email clairepentonlee@gmail.com. All applications handled in strictest confidence.


Pet Universe Veterinary Centre Northgate, Inner NE Adelaide (posted 19th March) Full Time Head Nurse & Clinical Assessor

Head Nurse & Clinical Assessor – Pet Universe Vets Northgate

Pet Universe is a progressive, high quality, small animal veterinary practice located 10 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD.

With many years of veterinary experience, we have become an employer and practice of choice. We are also the Small Animal Practice of Excellence Winners 2015 and Telstra Small Business Awards SA 2016 and 2015 Finalists.

Pet Universe Veterinary Centre has now expanded into the field of canine rehabilitation and regenerative medicine. Dr Chris Lee, Principal Veterinarian & Owner is now a qualified Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (studied at University of Tennessee, USA & internship at Veterinary Orthopaedic Sports Medicine in Maryland, USA).

With an increasingly complex surgical & rehabilitation caseload in a field that is at the forefront of veterinary technology & medical advances, we require an individual that can keep up with the training & clinical needs of this fast paced environment and who has experience in regenerative as well as orthopaedic clinical nursing.

Head Nurse at Pet Universe Veterinary Centre Northgate and Clinical Assessor for the Pet Universe Group (Pet Universe Broadview & Pet Universe Northgate). This is a fulltime position which requires on-call (Monday – Friday inclusive) phone support as required for any after - hours team support.

Main Responsibilities

The role entails efficient running of the hospital, managing the clinical team & workload, & performing regenerative medicine & complex orthopaedic procedures with Dr Chris Lee, Principal Veterinarian.

Clinical training, mentoring and a number of practice management tasks (see below) are also required of this role.

Main Tasks
Clinical nursing duties including theatre nurse on advanced orthopaedic and regenerative medicine /canine rehabilitation cases which includes processing stem cells, PRP, needle scope arthroscopy & soft issue ultrasonography.

Work as part of the Practice Management Team to achieve Practice primary aims. Prepare and/ or organise implementation of clinic policies & animal care education systems. Implement practice promotion policies.

Delivery and review clinical & customer service training. Training & induction of new team members & work experience students.  Responsible for writing & updating training materials including "The Nurse Bible" to keep apace of changing needs.  Conducts 6-monthly performance appraisals on direct reports in conjunctions with the Managing Partner.

Organise human resources in liaison with the Managing Partner & Associate Manager. Provide on-call support to team members out of hours Monday – Friday inclusive (calling in sick etc.)         

Alongside Managing Partner (Claire Lee) & other managers to develop & implement new practice initiatives such as nurse consults, rehabilitation consults & services, weight loss and dental care programmes, all day consulting, support & mentoring schemes for junior veterinarians & nursing staff.

This position also requires that you must complete the appropriate training (paid for by the company) so you can holds the positions of Chief Fire Warden and First Aider.

Under take /oversea the efficient retail & clinical ordering, reminder systems, unpacking & processing of incoming stock order, day to day staff issues. Manages inventory and advises on mark ups & pricing. Attends industry seminars on inventory and other management issues as well as clinical seminars & new product launches. Liaises with representatives from pharmaceutical and specialist pet food companies as well as drugs wholesalers (Provet -Henry Schein).

Qualifications & Experience
Hold a Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing & a clinical training qualification.

Proven, consistent track record in high level clinical nursing, clinical training, clinical management & trouble shooting.

A minimum of ten years' experience in nursing demonstrating progressive increase in skills & role responsibilities, with at least five years of Head Nurse experience and an eagerness to learn and support /augment clinical change & support the training needs required to implement this change.

All applications will be handled in strictest confidence. Please email your C.V. to Claire Lee, Managing Partner at clairepentonlee@gmail.com

For more information, see www.petuniverse.com.au/vet-northgate and


Greencross Vets Noarlunga, South of Adelaide, SA (posted 21st February) Part Time Vet Nurse

Part Time Veterinary Nurse
Noarlunga, SA

Over 1900 veterinarians and vet nurses across Australia have chosen a career with Greencross Vets. Our vets and vet nurses benefit from the resources that the largest veterinary group in Australia provides including an industry leading education program, business support for better work/life balance and career opportunities throughout the 140 plus veterinary related businesses in the Greencross Vets family.  At Greencross Vets your passion for pets is exemplified by practicing the highest standards of care.  We invite you to join Greencross Vets for a rewarding and fulfilling career. 

Greencross Vets, a pioneer in the Veterinary landscape for over 10 years, are committed to raising the industry bar and we want you to be a part of our journey! An exciting Part Time opportunity exists for a qualified Veterinary Nurse to join our passionate team at our Noarlunga clinic.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and expertise:

What we can offer you:

Pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications. If this role is the right one for you, and you would like to become part of the dynamic Greencross team, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria to:

Luanne Crawley
Practice Manager
luanne.crawley@greencrossvet.com.au



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