Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - SA and Tasmania


Launceston Veterinary Clinic, Northern Tasmania (posted 23rd March) Casual Vet Nurse

Launceston Veterinary Clinic is an established veterinary clinic that continues to provide up-to-date, professional and affordable health care.  Launceston Veterinary Clinic has a very broad caseload including; companion animals, greyhounds, exotics, wildlife, pocket pets, commercial beef, dairy and hobby farms. Our clinic includes ultrasound, digital radiography/ endoscopy equipment and we provide on-the-spot assistance for nearly all pet health and medical needs. 

An exciting opportunity exists for a Casual Vet Nurse to join our team at Launceston Veterinary Clinic!

We are looking for:

What we can offer you:

For further information about our clinic, please visit http://launcestonvetclinic.com.au/ 

National Veterinary Care (NVC) a group of 100 clinics located across Australia and New Zealand. What makes us different?

National Veterinary Care believes that if we put our people first, the results will follow. We achieve this through having a highly qualified Veterinary Surgeon as our General Manager – Vet Services, who keeps our clinical standards at the forefront of business decisions. We achieve it through our Veterinary Training Centres – industry firsts where we offer practical CPD in everything from behaviour through to orthopaedic surgery – so that you have the skills and confidence to care for every pet who comes through your clinic doors. Click here to see more!

Sounds great! How do I apply?
Please Apply Now https://nvcltd.applynow.net.au/jobs/NVC887-veterinary-nurse


Pet Universe Veterinary Centre, North Adelaide, SA (posted 28th February) Full or Part Time or Casual

Full-time/Part-time & 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.

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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? Does a nurse leadership role interest you?

Pet Universe is looking for two dedicated nurses who are:

Must hold Certificate 4 Veterinary Nursing and have nursing experience in a busy high quality practice.

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 . The staff are really fantastic and very friendly.” Nicole Smith, Head Nurse.

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


Newton Vet Clinic, North-Eastern Adeaide, SA (posted 28th February) Puppy Pre-School/Vet Nurse

Qualified vet nurse required for puppy preschool, working evenings /weekends to suit a 5 week course. For details of the courses we run, see http://newtonvet.com.au/puppy-pre-school/.

This is a non corporate practice in the north eastern foothills of Adelaide.

Experience is essential but a willing attitude and common sense is highly desirable as there will be opportunities to occasionally fill in for our nurses.

We are offering $50 an hour, all included.

Replies to clinic manager gdbvet@hotmail.com ph 0415 081 072, 08 8365 5010.

For more information about our practice, see newtonvet.com.au and


Port Road Veterinary Clinic, West Croydon, SA (posted 24th February) Full Time Senior Vet Nurse

Hi I’m Dr Kevin the owner of Port Road Vet Clinic. I purchased the clinic just over two years ago and since then we have rejigged, remodelled and relaunched ourselves into something new.

We have built a talented and motivated team who love their jobs and provide excellent medical and surgical care while keeping a close relationship with our clients.

Right now we have an exciting opportunity to get on board as we continue to grow. This position would suit an experienced nurse with an interest in medical and surgical cases and who will roll up their sleeves and help out in other areas when required.

The clinic has a loyal and growing client base. We are computerised with RX works, REM in house analyser, Digital X- rays, IM3 CR7, ultrasound, full dental suite and surgery.

The suitable candidate will be:

What we can offer you:

If being part of our team appeals to you and you are confident you can offer our patients and clients a high level of care and support then please forward your application including a cover letter to:
Dr Kevin Murnane
E: vetadelaide@aol.com
W: www.portroadvet.com.au


Willunga & Aldinga Veterinary Services, City of Onkaparinga, SA (posted 12th February) Permanent & Casual

Experienced or Qualified Veterinary Nurse

At Willunga & Aldinga Veterinary Services, we are a team of over 30 staff who pride ourselves on providing excellent standards of care and going above and beyond for owners.

Our two purpose built practices are located approximately an hour away from Adelaide along the beautiful Fleurieu peninsula. We offer a range of services to small and large animal clients that include in-house pathology, digital x-rays and ultrasound, emergency treatment, surgery and internal medicine. We also perform a range of soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries.

We are seeking to fill permanent or casual roles.     

The primary responsibilities of these positions include:

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

What we can offer you:

If you are interested in this position, we would love to hear from you. Please send a cover letter and resume to Kim Bear at: Kim@willungavets.com.au


Eastside Veterinary Clinic, Glenside, SA (posted 10th February)

Veterinary Nurse

Discover your passion for veterinary nursing as you join a small team of devoted veterinary professionals committed to providing platinum service to the Eastern suburbs of Adelaide in an empathetic and friendly environment…

Here at Eastside Veterinary Clinic we are excited to be embarking on a new adventure of re-branding and establishing a clinic in the heart of the Eastern suburbs. During this phase of clinic growth, and to ensure we are able to provide a high level of service, we have the opportunity to welcome a new member to our nursing team.

About the Job:

We currently have a part-time position available with the possibility to move to full time hours in the future. We are open to applications from those who have experience as well as those who are yet to enter our exciting industry.

The work will be varied and interesting, including general animal care, reception duties, surgical nursing, and assisting in the hospital management of medical cases.

We also encourage and support special interests that align with the goals of our practice.

The position would require the applicant to work a mixture of mornings and early evenings during weekdays and rotating weekend work.

About you:

The following are non-negotiable, the applicant must:

To apply, please prepare a cover letter with a fully up to date resume and submit your application to Kate Winn, Practice Manager, at admin@eastsidevet.com.au



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