Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - SA and Tasmania


The Parade Norwood Veterinary Clinic, Eastern Adelaide, SA (posted 24th November)

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Vacancy for a Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Are you looking for a full time position with lots of variety, then this may be the position for you?

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring, qualified and experienced veterinary nurse cert. IV or equivalent. Our clinic is a high-profile small animal practice (we are on TV and the radio) and we are committed to exceptional client service and high-quality veterinary care.

This is a nine nurse, five vet practice. The nurses and vets are all experienced, get along well and have fun at work. All staff are encouraged to pursue special interests and we have regular staff social get togethers.

The practice is well equipped, and is currently undergoing renovations and an upgrade of equipment.

Interested? Please submit your application to:

Dr Derek McNair
Owner
The Parade Norwood Veterinary Clinic
27 The Parade
NORWOOD SA 5067

Email: radiovet@bigpond.net.au

All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence


Greencross Vets Noarlunga, Adelaide SA (posted 19th November) Casual Veterinary Nurse

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Casual 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 Casual opportunity exists for a 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:

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
lcrawley@greencrossvet.com.au


Adelaide Veterinary Emergency & Referral Centre, Adelaide SA (posted 16th November) SA Medicine Nurse

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Small Animal Medicine Veterinary Nurse

The Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre is a 24hr multi-disciplinary centre offering emergency, specialist and referral veterinary services. We have a strong ethos of providing the very best treatment and care for pets in the fields of emergency medicine, internal medicine, oncology, cardiology, dentistry, surgery, critical care and diagnostic imaging.

The Medicine department at AAERC is growing rapidly, and we are looking for someone who is motivated and passionate about animal health and experienced in veterinary nursing to join the team.  We have access to state-of-the-art technology including endoscopy, ultrasound, ECG, CT and Xray with our focus on advanced diagnosis and treatment plans to optimise patient health. We also regularly treat and monitor patients undergoing chemotherapy, cardiac or respiratory conditions, and many more complex medical diseases.

This position is permanent part-time, with a reasonable amount of flexibility and occasional after-hours.

This exciting opportunity is for veterinary nurses seeking to expand their current knowledge and skill set in a varied and interesting role within a small team of dedicated professionals. The AAERC has access to a large network of specialists, referral practitioners and highly trained nurses from whom to seek support, training, and mentorship. In this role you can expect to be excited, educated, enlightened, enthused and inspired!

As a successful candidate, you will possess the following skills and attributes:

If you are seeking a challenge and want to advance your career in medical veterinary nursing, then we want you! Come and talk to us about where this path leads – we think you’ll be excited by the opportunity.

Applications will be received via email only and should include a cover letter along with your resume.  Please include the contact details of two professional referees and one personal referee. Short-listed applicants will be contacted by phone.

Applications to:
Henk Plaggemars
henkp@aaerc.com.au
Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre
119 Anzac Highway, Kurralta Park, SA, 5037, Tel: 08 8371 0333

Job reference: ES2101 Medicine Nurse


Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre, Kurralta Park, SA (posted 11th November) Surgery Coordinator

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Surgery Coordinator

The Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre (AAERC) is a 24hr multi-disciplinary centre offering emergency, specialist and referral veterinary services. The AAERC is part of the Greencross network and as such has an excellent support network to give you the best chance at succeeding. Investment in people, equipment and relentlessly pursuing best care outcomes is what we are about.

Our specialist surgical department is growing, and we have identified a new role that will set the groundwork for future expansion. That role is surgical coordinator. We are looking to appoint a talented individual who can coordinate the surgery department on a number of levels:

This is a permanent part time position with an emphasis on organizational skills and coordinating a team of highly skilled professionals. Advanced nursing skills (min. Cert IV + 5 years’ experience) and an appreciation of working in a Spec/ER centre are also high on the list of desirable qualities.

There is much to talk about regarding this role. If you feel that you are ready to step into a leadership role within a leading Spec/ER centre, we would like to invite you to enter into a discussion with us so we can answer your questions and find out more about you.

Applications will be received via email only and should include a cover letter along with your resume.  Please include the contact details of two professional referees and one personal referee. All applications will be treated confidentially.

Applications to:

Henk Plaggemars, Practice Manager

Henkp@aaerc.com.au

Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre
119 Anzac Highway, Kurralta Park, SA, 5037,
Tel: 08 8371 0333

Job reference number: ES2097 – Surgery Coordinator

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Grange Veterinary Clinic, Coastal Western Adelaide, SA (posted 10th November) Part Time Vet Nurse

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Grange Veterinary Clinic Adelaide require a Permanent Part-Time qualified nurse to start immediately.

We are a small animal clinic in the Western Suburbs. Our case load is varied, including routine consults and surgery ranging from desexing, dental, orthopaedics, soft tissue procedures and dentals. We are open from Monday to Friday 8am-7:15pm and Saturdays 9am-12pm, you will be working 1 in 4 Saturdays.

We are looking for a nurse who is energetic, enjoys interacting with our team and have excellent interpersonal and communications skills. The person we are seeking must be passionate about nursing and takes pride in doing a good job.

Please forward your resume to philipr@internode.on.net and address it to Annette Ritchie Practice Manager.

For more information, see grangevetclinic.com.au and


Vets4Pets Golden Grove Emergency Veterinary Hospital, Wynn Vale NE Adelaide SA (posted 6th November) Veterinary Nurse

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Full-time Vet Nurse.

About Us:

Vets4Pets' Emergency Veterinary Hospital is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and is situated at Golden Grove. Our veterinarians and nurses ensure a pleasant and friendly environment for both patients and their owners.

The Golden Grove Hospital (VSBSA accredited hospital), established in 1992. Our practice continues to expand the range of care we provide for our patients and improve the delivery of established services.

We have a large range of equipment with an ESAOTE MyLab Alpha Ultrasound, Honda HS-2100V Ultrasonic Scanner (aFAST machine), Karl Stortz Telepack VetX Video Endoscope, Digital DR Radiography, Dentistry equipment, Revolution 4DC Dental X-Ray, Suction Unit, Bair Huggers for patient warming, Oxygen Cages, Humidicrib, Syringe Pump, Tonometer, PetMap Blood Pressure Machine, Pulse Oximeter, Idexx Catalyst Machine, Idexx UA Analyser and Lasercyte machine to aid in providing a high standard of care to all of our patients.

The hospital uses Smart Flow integrated with RxWorks software and a Cubex dispensing cabinet for medications. Our large team of over twenty vets and seventy nurses across eight sites provides a vibrant supportive professional community within which to work and learn. Professional interests within the practice include canine and feline internal medicine, exotic and pocket pet medicine and surgery, oncology, emergency medicine, diagnostic imaging, orthopaedic surgery, dentistry (including endodontics), acupuncture and behaviour therapy.

Your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

Apply Now!

Please send your Resume & Cover Letter via email to: kendell.hunt@vetpartners.com.au


Town and Country Veterinary Service, Somerset TAS (posted 5th November) Full Time Veterinary Nurse

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Town and Country Veterinary Service is a privately owned growing practice looking for an experienced nurse to join our team.

Position is full time, however part time would be considered for the right applicant.

The successful applicant will have a mature and enthusiastic outlook, be a team player and able to work independently.

Duties include surgical nursing, reception, stock control, animal handling, care of hospitalised patients and general cleaning duties.

Certificate IV is desirable, however an experienced nurse with the right skill set will be considered.

We are a mixed practice in Somerset, north-west Tasmania. In-house haematology and biochem, digital x-ray, new dental machine and dental x-ray, large and small animal ultrasounds, the usual monitoring equipment.

If you would like more information or to apply, please contact Sue van Es on 0427 323 292 or email: dawsonsd@hotmail.com


Barossa Veterinary Service, Nuriootpa Barossa Valley SA (posted 29th October) Veterinary Nurse

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Cert 4 Qualified, Experienced Veterinary Nurse

Never work on your birthday again! All full time staff get their birthday off on full pay!

Barossa Veterinary Service is a mixed practice in the beautiful Barossa Valley, with clinics in Nuriootpa and Kapunda. We have been providing veterinary care for over 40 years, the last 4 years it has been in the hands of Catherine and Josh who are taking the business to the next level. Both clinics have undergone extensive upgrades in recent years with the introduction of new equipment and training enabling us to provide standards of care that make us proud.

Our highly skilled team of vets and nurses are the backbone of the business, their ability to maximise animals’ health and wellbeing by inspiring change in how owners think and care for their animals is outstanding. Our team are dynamic, a truly remarkable mix of skills and personalities. There will be no panic, we are at our best when the chips are down, level heads always prevail. However, it’s not all about business, we even have a social committee that coordinate activities like horse riding, charity walks and outdoor movie nights.

At Barossa Veterinary Service we understand the key to a successful team is a great work life balance and strive towards achieving this every day.

Our Nuriootpa and Kapunda clinics are 25km apart, servicing a large rural community with diverse and interesting cases. No day is ever boring, there is always a new challenge to keep you interested. We are offering the right candidate the opportunity to develop and grow their skills in a mixed practice.

As part of our development we are working towards hospital accreditation at our Nuriootpa clinic. We have full anaesthetic monitoring, in house CBC, biochemistry, blood gases and clotting time facilities, DR radiography, ultrasound, rigid endoscope, tonometer, IM3 dental machine, otoscope with video, dental radiographs, mistral air warmers and an equine dental power float. We also are in the process of achieving recognition as a fear free clinic and have recently introduced a sensory garden. We have separate dog and cat wards and a great outdoor area suitable for large animal work and puppy classes. Kapunda has also had recent renovations, whilst smaller it is well equipped.

The position is for a Full Time, Part Time, or Casual cert 4 qualified vet nurse. Business hours are 8am-6pm Monday to Friday and 8am-12pm on Saturdays.

We use RxWorks daily, so an understanding of RxWorks would be an advantage. Additional skills you can bring to our team are the ability to communicate effectively with our clients and staff, an empathetic and confident approach to routine consults, patient care and handling.

This is an opportunity to join a growing business where you will be supported to develop your nursing skills and get to work with brilliant clients. The Barossa Valley is a scenic location with a warm and welcoming community. On our doorstep are kick ass coffee shops, wineries and award winning restaurants, all this and we are only 1 hour from Adelaide.

If you would like more information or to apply (resume, cover letter and references), please contact Helen Hughes at: helen@barossavetservice.com.au

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Greencross Vets Paradise, NE Adelaide (posted 26th October)

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Part Time Veterinary Nurse
Paradise, 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 136 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 Paradise 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:

Kirsty Oman
Practice Manager
Kirsty.Oman@greencrossvet.com.au


Greencross Vets Strathalbyn, South-East of Adelaide, SA (posted 26th October) Part Time Vet Nurse

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Part Time Veterinary Nurse
Strathalbyn, 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 136 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 Strathalbyn 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:
Kaya Moyse
Practice Manager
Kaya.moyse@greencrossvet.com.au


Willunga & Aldinga Veterinary Services, Willunga & Aldinga Beach SA (posted 23rd October) Full Time Veterinary Nurse

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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 a full time role.

The primary responsibilities of this position includes:

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


Glen Osmond Veterinary Clinic, Fullarton, Adeliade, SA (posted 23 October) Full or Part Time Vet Nurse/Vet Tech

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Superstar Veterinary Nurse / Veterinary Technician Wanted

Searching for a career instead of a job? Do you love the why & the how of what you do? 

GOVC is seeking expression of interests for a permanent Veterinary Nurse or Technician to join our unique family; someone passionate& ambitious or simply put: a hot shot Super Nurse!

You will need to be as driven and (com)passionate about your work as we are; an A-grade go-getter team player who possesses outstanding communication skills and attention to details. We are searching for someone who not only loves/respects people & pets equally, but also someone who genuinely treasures ‘that’ special bond between them. 

We are a fully equipped, dynamic, progressive, independent and very family orientated practice with a busy advanced surgical schedule and varied medical case load. Our invaluable Nurses are very much at the forefront of our Clinic therefore, we actively encourage continuing practical education to help you guys be the best you can be. 

If you want to help us run a great show & have fun in the doing, please forward your resume & motivation letter to the attention of Ben Hean at office@glenosmondvet.com.au

Full-time and/or part-time position(s) available. 

Speak soon. 
The GOVC family  

www.glenosmondvet.com.au

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Dr Ken's Vet Clinic, Para Hills West, Adelaide SA (posted 22nd October) Experienced Veterinary Nurse

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Experienced Vet Nurse wanted. Casual rates. 30-35 hours per week

When: As soon as possible

Dr Ken’s Vet Clinic is a one Vet, SMALL ANIMAL PRACTICE located in the north of Adelaide, with a country/family atmosphere and an emphasis on personal care.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in all aspects of veterinary care including reception, consulting, surgery, radiology, lab work and “in patient” care i.e. Hospital.

We are looking for an Experienced Vet Nurse to join our small team of four.

Please send resume to: drken@vetonwheels.com.au

Visit our Website: https://drkensvetclinic.com.au/

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Eastside Veterinary Clinic, Glenside SA (posted 14th October) Part Time Veterinary Nurse

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Part Time 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 and send a cover letter outlining your suitability against the above-mentioned criteria, with an up to date resume via email to:

Kate Winn
Practice Manager
kate@eastsidevet.com.au

All applications will be handled confidentially.


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