Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - SA and Tasmania

Familypet Vet, Coromandel Valley & McLaren Vale SA (posted 25th February)

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Qualified Veterinary Nurse - Part Time

A fantastic opportunity exists for passionate small animal experienced veterinary nurse looking to join our friendly team at Familypet Vet. The role will be based at both our Coromandel Valley and McLaren Vale clinic. We are a family owned and operated clinic. The role is part time – 20+ hours per week. However additional hours can be incorporated for the right candidate.

We are looking for someone that has exceptional communication and customer service skills, and who demonstrates a caring and empathetic attitude. Your role will include reception duties, customer service, assisting with consultation and surgery, whilst maintaining a high level of professionalism and clinic cleanliness.

The successful candidate should have:

If you are looking for a new & exciting challenge, and you believe that this is your opportunity to shine please send your application, including a cover letter and resume to: or call Sonya McDowall on 0420 563 254.

All discussions will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre (AAERC), Kurralta Park, SA (posted 23rd February) ECC

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Veterinary Nurse - Emergency & Critical Care (ECC)

The Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre is a 24-hour small animal clinic offering emergency, specialist and referral veterinary care. We have a strong ethos to provide optimum treatment and care for pets in South Australia, delivered by our team of veterinarians and nurses using state of the art equipment.

If you are focused on patient outcomes, work well under pressure and are looking for an opportunity to advance your career, then we are the place for you. We have a diverse team, full of knowledge, passion and care.

We are currently seeking someone to fill a part-time position. As a 24/7 clinic, we offer a wide range of shifts that may suit your work-life balance. This position is for someone willing to work in the afternoons and evenings and be a part of an on-call rotation.

 What you can expect from the team:

What the team can expect from you:

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

Sophie Harris
Nurse Manager – AAERC

Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre, Kurralta Park, SA (posted 23rd February) Hospital Support x 2 Positions

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Hospital Support Nurse - AAERC

The AAERC Workplace
The Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre (AAERC) is a twenty-four-hour emergency and referral centre for small animals. We offer care to companion animals from referring clinics in the disciplines of emergency medicine, specialist surgery, medicine, dentistry, cardiology and imaging.

We are a group of over sixty staff including specialists, veterinarians, radiographers, nursing, management and support staff backed by facilities, equipment and supplies. All focused on providing patient care to the South Australian pet community.

On a day to day basis the clinic is looked after by our management team; Henk, Elisha and Sophie. The management team are here to support you and help you develop in your role.

Your Job
The role of the hospital support nurse (HSN) is to provide support to nursing and veterinary staff within our clinic through cleaning, animal attending and nursing duties. This is a critical enabling role in the clinic and requires some versatility on behalf of the employee.

Core Responsibilities
Cleaning - this includes the cleaning of cages, runs, laundry, floors, drains, walls, doors, staff facilities, offices and toilets. This vital task enables clinic operations, ensuring hygiene and cleanliness. and restocking throughout the whole clinic
Animal Attendant – this includes covering for nurses for breaks, answering phones, and assisting nursing staff with animal restraint, patient care (walking, grooming & feeding) and patient checks.
Nursing – at times you will be asked to fill in for a nurse/receptionist in any of our departments. This includes patient care/monitoring, assisting with surgical procedures, anaesthesia monitoring, assisting veterinary staff, liaising with clients, reception tasks and cleaning theatres, instruments etc…

This HSN is a very diverse roll. It will require the person to be self-driven and be able to work both autonomously and as a part of a team. The HSN will also need to be able to be very flexible in their daily work as things could change at a moment’s notice.

It is desirable that the HSN has completed Certificate 4 in veterinary nursing or is in the final stages of completing it. A minimum of three years of working in a busy general practice is also desirable. Experience of working in an emergency centre is advantageous.

At the AAERC we pride ourselves on the high standard of care we give to our patients. As you can see, the role has a lot of technical requirements and calls for a great diversity of skills. As a part of the opportunity for growing in this role the AAERC will offer on the job training throughout the departments. This may be directed by management and/or by the employee’s interest.

There are two HSN positions. Both HSN will be a part of a two-week rotating roster. Week one will see one nurse work the morning shift 6am to 1.30pm, Monday to Friday. The second HSN will work the afternoon shift 1.30pm to 8pm. It is expected that the afternoon shift will be able to stay on until 11.30pm if covering for an afternoon nursing shift. A degree of flexibility with hours is needed as if multiple nursing shifts are needed to be filled then time off may be given for extra hours worked.

Rates of Pay
We pay according to the Veterinary Nurses Award. Individual rates can be worked out based on personal details and level of education. The package includes superannuation, Workcover, an annual CE allowance and the normal award leave and penalty rate provisions.

Final Note
This position is not a job for the feint hearted.

We support our referring clinics by seeing their patients out of hours or the cases that don’t fall within their expertise. This means that we see a lot of severely sick animals. We deal with death almost daily.

Sometimes there can be high stress levels due to cases or an unavoidable high workload. Our veterinary staff have high expectations of our nursing staff and rely on them heavily.

The flip side is the rewarding hands-on and personal development you will gain from this position along with a strong team supporting and guiding you.

If this role is the right one for you, and you would like to become part of the dynamic AAERC team, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria to:
Sophie Harris
Nurse Manager – AAERC

Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre, Kurralta Park SA (posted 23rd February) Full Time Surgery Vet Nurse



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

If you are highly motivated, caring, passionate and want to improve your knowledge we have a ground-floor opportunity available in the surgery department. We have a ward nurse position opening up with the intent of training the successful applicant in high level patient care and depending on interests and capabilities, other aspects of surgery nursing. Our busy Specialist Surgery Department is growing, and an opportunity exists for you to join our team of highly skilled and dedicated nurses, surgeons and surgical residents to provide the highest quality care to our patients.

This position is up to 35 hours per week with some after-hours and weekend rotation work expected.

What can you expect from our team?

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

If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge and believe this is your opportunity to shine, then we want to hear from 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. Short-listed applicants will be contacted by phone.

Applications to:

Nicole Gordge RVN - Surgery Coordinator

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

Veterinary Ophthalmic Referrals, Plympton, SA (posted 22nd February) Part Time (or Full Time) Parental Leave Cover

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Veterinary Nurse, Referral Practice (Maternity Cover)

Veterinary Ophthalmic Referrals provides a referral service in the field of veterinary ophthalmology out of boutique-type premises in Adelaide. The practice offers a stimulating environment underpinned by a strong supportive team of knowledgeable and experienced staff who work together to achieve the best client and patient outcomes. Our nurses work together, applying best practice and continuous improvement to produce a consistent, high level of client service and patient care.

A position has become available for a part-time veterinary nurse to join our practice to cover seven months maternity leave. A qualified and experienced nurse (level IV) is preferred but others will be considered. The position is currently 23 hours per week working Monday to Friday, with no weekend work. Applicants requiring full time work will also be considered.

The practice is seeking a committed team player. The position involves working in all areas of the practice including reception, surgery, and hospital cases. This role offers an opportunity to add to your skills and knowledge within a referral clinic.

The successful candidate should possess the following skills and attributes:

If you are looking for a new challenge and believe this is your opportunity, please apply. To find out more about the position, or to obtain a copy of the Role Description please feel free to contact us.

Applications should include a cover letter along with your resume. Please include in your resume the contact details of three referees.

Applications close on Friday March 19
Enquiries and applications to:
Nancy Bombardieri
M: 0407 717 366

Glen Osmond Veterinary Clinic, Fullarton, SA (posted 19th February) Part Time Vet Nurse / Vet Tech

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 PT 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 dynamic, progressive, independent and very family orientated practice with a busy (but not rushed) 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.

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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:

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Blackwood Veterinary Surgery, South-East Adelaide, SA (posted 17th February) Full or Part Time Vet Nurse

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Full time experienced Vet Nurse position.

Is it time for a change? We may be the place for you. We pride ourselves on the high level of customer service and Veterinary Care we deliver. As a result, our clients genuinely appreciate us as we do them.

Blackwood Vets is an independently owned 100 % small animal practice and we are looking for a Certificate IV qualified experienced Veterinary Nurse (minimum 2 years) in a full-time capacity. Experience and up to date training in Puppy Preschool is a significant advantage. Part time would be considered for the right candidate. Wage is above award and commensurate with experience.

We are a practice of 4 full time vets, and 8 nurses. We have all the diagnostic equipment you expect. In house blood machines, Sedivue urine analysers, digital general and dental radiography, ultrasound, up to date anaesthetic monitoring equipment, as well as radiotherapy and laser treatments.

We are open 8am to 6.30 pm Monday to Fridays and 8.30am to 12 pm Saturdays. We are closed public holidays We refer to a dedicated Emergency Centre.

What we would want from you is the ability to provide high quality nursing care to our patients, deliver a high level of customer service to our clients, work well in a team environment and have the motivation and the drive to achieve all of this.

Please send applications and resumes to:
Drs Ali Coleman and Mary Ann Harvey
178 Main Road
Blackwood, SA 5051

Willunga & Aldinga Veterinary Services, Southern Adelaide, SA (posted 15th February)

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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 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:

Tasmanian Veterinary Hospitals, Bellerive, TAS (posted 12th February)

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The team at Tasmanian Veterinary Hospitals (TVH) need your help! We have an opening for an enthusiastic, positive and friendly individual to join our busy team as a Veterinary Nurse. The position is based at Bellerive but the successful applicant will likely also be required to work at our practices in Sorell and Kingston.

Working at TVH means working with passionate professionals who are driven by the core values of respect, teamwork, flexibility, celebration and professional excellence. TVH work under the double consulting model meaning you will play a very active role in supporting the care of our patients and experience great job satisfaction. You will also become part of a rewarding, collaborative and happy working environment.

We would love you to be self-motivating, have a good sense of humour and excellent communication skills. You understand the importance of animals in our lives and care for them deeply.

In return for your hard work, you will receive excellent work-life balance, a flexible roster, weekend work on rotation, above Award wages, $600 professional development allowance, access to an EAP and on-site parking. Relocation assistance also available to the successful applicant.

This role is full-time and ideally suited to someone with experience as a Cert IV veterinary nurse, however Cert II and Cert III applicants with workplace industry experience are welcomed.

Please send your CV and an email introducing yourself and your relevant experience to Hayley Mayne at

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Payneham Veterinary Centre, Adelaide's Eastern Suburbs, SA (posted 10th February)

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Full Time Casual Vet Nurse

Payneham Veterinary Centre is a newly, purpose built clinic in the eastern suburbs looking for an enthusiastic team member to join our expanding practice.

Our hours are Monday to Friday: 8am to 7pm and Saturday 9am to 4pm. There is no after hours & we do not open public holidays.

Services we offer include, but are not limited to:

The position available will be full time, casual. There will be evening shifts involved & every 2nd Saturday on a rotating roster.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have, amongst other things:

Please email resume to:, or send to:

Payneham Veterinary Centre
131 Portrush Road
Evandale, SA, 5069

Port Road Veterinary Clinic, West Croydon, SA (posted 9th February)

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Veterinary Nurse who holds a Certificate IV (or equivalent) qualification.

Port Road Vet Clinic is a locally owned and run clinic. We believe in being a client centred practice and strive to offer amazing customer service and personalised care.

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 honest hard working nurse with an interest in medical and surgical cases.

The clinic has a loyal and growing client base. We are computerised with RX works, IDEXX in house analyser, SmartFlow; Digital X- rays, CR7 dental x-ray, ultrasound, full dental suite, surgery, multiparameter vital sign monitor, bair hugger, HotDog, inspired air heaters.

The clinic currently opens 8am-7pm Monday-Friday and 8am-12 pm Saturday. We are closed Sundays and all public holidays.

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

Greencross Vets Para Vista, Holden Hill and Paradise, Adelaide SA (posted 5th February)

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Part Time Veterinary Nurse
Para Vista, Holden Hill and 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 teams at our Para Vista, Holden Hill and Paradise clinics.

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, apply here, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria.

Marissa La Spina
Talent Acquisition Specialist

PETstock VET Mt. Gambier, Limestone Coast Region, SA (posted 5th February)

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PETstock VET Mt. Gambier is looking for a Full Time and/or Part time Vet Nurse – apply now!

We are a family owned and operated small animal clinic who are partnered with a Petstock retail store, that includes dog grooming and puppy preschool services.

Our Location

Mt. Gambier is located halfway between Adelaide and Melbourne in the lower south east of South Australia.  “The Mount” is a growing regional city with a laidback lifestyle and affordable living, close to lovely beaches and the famous Coonawarra wine region.

Why we are different – purpose-built clinic

PETstock VET Mt. Gambier has now been open for 6 years, so we have a well-established clientele.  Our practice is purpose built with the latest equipment. We offer CR digital X-ray processing, a full iM3 dental suite, anaesthetic monitoring equipment, full in house pathology and much more! We have a small team consisting of one full time Vet, one full time Nurse and a part time Receptionist, plus helpful retail staff to lend a hand when required. We work closely with a local rescue group so have a lot of feline visitors! Our amazing staff discounts mean that staff pets usually have all the latest treats and toys.

Our clinic hours are 8am-7pm Monday to Friday and 9am-5pm Saturdays, we are closed on Public Holidays.

Requirements of the role

How to Apply

If this exciting opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you, please forward your application with a cover letter and resume explaining your relevant experience to addressed to Dr Teresa Priddle, Head Vet.

Applications close 14th February 2021.

AdelaideVet Stirling, Adelaide Hills, SA (posted 4th February)

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Are you a Veterinary Nurse looking for a change?

Are you just as happy building rapport  on reception as you are monitoring patients in hospital?

Are you confident working independently?

Do you see yourself as an ‘Allrounder’ veterinary nurse?

Are YOU our next Superstar?

AdelaideVet Stirling is a busy, ASAV accredited small animal hospital nestled in Stirling in the Adelaide Hills. We service a large demographic of clients, looking after everyone from  young families who are new to the Hills, right through to the farmers and their working dogs who have lived in the Hills all of their life. We are open 6 days a week, Monday to Friday from 8am until 7pm, and Saturdays from 8am until 4pm.

We are a nurse-driven hospital with an exciting and varied caseload, so no day is ever the same! We have a great variety of up to date equipment including in-house VetLab Catalyst and Procyte blood analysis, dental radiography, ultrasonic dentistry, ultrasonography and the ability to perform large and complex orthopaedic surgeries. We are lucky to be a part of the larger AdelaideVet group and VetPartners which gives us great learning opportunities amongst our other sites and we, as a group, have a great passion for supporting continuing education.

We are currently seeking a full-time equivalent experienced veterinary nurse to join the team!

What we are looking for:

Role description:

To apply, please send your CV to Kendell Hung at

Paws At Prospect Vet, Inner Northern Adelaide, SA (posted 2nd February) Part Time Parental Leave Cover

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Paws at Prospect Vet. Part Time Position – Maternity Leave Cover

We are seeking an experienced and qualified veterinary nurse for a part-time position to cover maternity leave, with the potential for extension. This exciting position will be a minimum of 24 hours a week, including Saturday mornings, with the ability to cover staff absences.

The right candidate will be able to work under pressure in a small but busy environment, adapt to change and be prepared for the unpredictable!

What we have to offer:

For more information about us, please visit

Please send resumes to

Adelaide Bird & Exotics Vet Centre, Richmond Adelaide SA (posted 2nd February)

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Full time Veterinary Nurse

Adelaide Bird & Exotics Vet Centre opened in March 2016 in Richmond. The focus of the clinic is to provide high quality veterinary care for unusual pets in Adelaide and surrounding regions. The vet clinic is becoming busier and has grown. So a position for a full-time nurse has become available to support the vets in their role. Animals seen include birds (pet, aviculture, chickens, pigeons), reptiles and small mammals (rabbits, ferrets, rodents and marsupials). A veterinary nurse is required to assist in the delivery of good customer service and attentive care to these specialised patients.

Primary responsibilities:

  1. Receptionist duties with a focus on assisting and educating clients.
  2. Animal care: cleaning, medication and handling of unusual pets while in the clinic.
  3. Assistance in surgery with anaesthesia and monitoring of patients.
  4. Maintenance of equipment and cleanliness of the veterinary clinic.


Prior experience with exotic patients is preferred but not essential. However, a willingness to work with all species is essential. The culture of the clinic is one of continual improvement with an emphasis on applying new knowledge.

Remuneration is based on your level of experience and suitability to the role.

If you are interested in this position, please send both a cover letter describing why you are suited to the position and a resume to Anne Fowler by email at:

Claremont Veterinary Surgery, Hobart TAS (posted 25th January)

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We are a small but busy family-run vet surgery in the northern suburbs of Hobart - just around the corner from MONA and surrounded by all the wonderful things Hobart has to offer.  We're on the lookout for a friendly and experienced veterinary nurse to join our team.  

Pay is well above award and as well as all the usual extras, you'd have a $500 CPD allowance each year to pursue any area of special interest.  

A full time week is 38 hours, and most of our nurses arrange these hours over four days so they have a weekday off each week.  That total includes one in three Saturdays, 8.45-1.15pm.  

We're really proud of our team and we work hard to give a good service to our community and their pets. Our clients show their appreciation with regular drop offs of baked goods and produce, and by voting us the best vets in Hobart every year since we opened in 2016!  Check out our facebook site ( ) or our website

If you're interested in having a chat, please send your resume with a cover letter to

Modbury Veterinary Clinic, North-West Adelaide, SA (posted 22nd January) Part Time Vet Nurse

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Modbury Veterinary Clinic, SA

Permanent part time Veterinary Nurse position available.
We are seeking a Certificate IV qualified nurse who has previous experience within the industry.

We are offering a guaranteed minimum of 30 hours per week paying above award rate.

The appropriate candidate must;

The appropriate candidate needs to be available for varying shifts;
Monday to Friday 8am – 7pm
Saturday 8am – 12pm (alternating weekends)

No after hours or call out work.

If you are interested, please email through a copy of your resume to
Or alternatively, contact our Head Nurse Caitlyn on (08) 8264 7111

Rose Park Veterinary Surgery, Adelaide East, SA (posted 22nd January) Full or Part Time Vet Nurse

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Full Time Veterinary Nurse Required (part-time will be considered for the right candidate)

Are you looking for a friendly and relaxed environment with great working conditions, where you will be supported in all aspects of veterinary nursing?

Do you have a strong work ethic with a professional and positive attitude?

Then this opportunity for a veterinary nurse to join our enthusiastic and caring team may be the one for you.

At Rose Park Veterinary Surgery, we pride ourselves on delivery high quality veterinary care to all of our patients, whilst also providing a personalised and tailored service to our supportive and long-standing client base.

We are a service orientated surgery that requires someone that has exceptional communication and customer service skills, and who demonstrates a caring and empathetic attitude. You will be involved in reception duties, customer service, assisting with consultation and surgery, and participation in Puppy Preschool classes, whilst maintaining a high level of professionalism and clinic cleanliness.

The surgery is very well equipped and provides multiple opportunities for professional growth and development.

The successful candidate should have:

If you believe in our vision of providing personalised, tailored and high quality veterinary care in a professional, comfortable and caring environment, email your cv and cover letter to Leah Hooper, Practice Manager at

All enquires are handled in strict confidence.

University of Adelaide, Roseworthy, SA (posted 22nd January) Casual Academic Opportunities March to July

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Casual Academic opportunities within the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences provides world-class, hands-on education and training to future animal and veterinary scientists. We’re home to South Australia's only veterinary school and veterinary teaching hospital.

The School is seeking expressions of interest from Veterinary Technologists and Veterinary Nurses to be employed as casual demonstrators assisting with the educational delivery across the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Technology and Animal Science programs for 2021.

Individuals highly skilled in all disciplines of Animal and Veterinary Science/Technology fields are encouraged to apply, these will include but not be limited to animal handling and welfare, surgical, medical, and diagnostic disciplines. Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their suitable qualification and/or industry experience.

Classes will be held at the Roseworthy Campus and applicants will be required to travel to campus.

Application process:

  1. View the current casual employment opportunities and courses (though the online link) available to determine what work offerings are being made available for individual courses (i.e. other academic activity, marking etc.)
  2.  Ensure you meet the essential criteria:
    1. Are an Australian citizen or possess an eligible Australian work visa*
      1. *Please note: Prospective employees are required to provide evidence of their Australian citizenship or working rights.
    2. Conferral of an undergraduate degree in a relevant field (or equivalent relevant experience)
    3. Good technical knowledge of the key teaching components of the courses you are applying for
    4. Excellent communication skills including the ability to clearly explain technical information to students
    5. Available and flexible to meet the minimum hourly/sessional requirements for the course
    6. Able to work collegially to support excellent teaching in the School
  3. Consider the desired criteria:
    1. Conferral of an Australian Qualifications Framework + 1 (AQF+1) qualification in a relevant field
  4. To apply for the above opportunities, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below and provide the required information and documents.

Term of position: 1 March to 23 July 2021

If you require assistance or further information please email our HR team at

To apply:

Click on the link below for further information and to apply:

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply

Port Adelaide Veterinary Clinic, Ethelton, SA (posted 21st January)

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Will an extraordinary, enthusiastic and energetic Veterinary Nurse please stand up?

This is not your average veterinary nurse role and our clinic is not your average clinic!

In our practice, every team member brings value and is part of something that we think is exceptional within the industry.

Guided by our three core values: care, service and shared responsibility. These values form the cornerstone of what we do.

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As a member of our nursing team you will become part of a culture where

You will need at least two years’ experience in the veterinary industry. You must have attained or be completing of a Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing.

The nurse we are looking for will:

This role is one where there is a flexible roster and will include some Saturday mornings.

If you are ready to take on the challenge, then please email your application to:
 Lisa Scheepers at

Pets Health - Hilton Vet Centre, Adelaide SA (posted 21st January)

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Veterinary Nurse – Hilton Vet Centre
100% Family owned and operated

Make a genuine difference as you join a team of dedicated veterinary professionals, committed to delivering compassionate, reassuring veterinary care, in a calm and friendly environment.

About Us:

We are 100% family owned and operated. We have 2 practices, O'Halloran Hill Vet Centre and Hilton Vet Centre, which are conveniently located within 17km of each other. For over 20 years, we have delivered veterinary excellence, based on the quality of our service and range of diagnostic equipment. We recognise that our team is the foundation of not just our business, but of our way of life. We are a supportive, close-knit team, built on learning, trust, innovation, and fun.

We are currently seeking a passionate, dedicated veterinary surgical nurse. The position is permanent part-time, with flexibility to increase hours.

Find out more about us

For this particular role the key elements are:

We are looking for someone that:

We also offer

We offer 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 where honesty through transparency builds trust. Make the next step in your career and join us.

To apply, please email your PDF cover letter and resume to: ATTN: Alison Wyld

Walkerville Vet, Eastern Adelaide, SA (posted 15th January) Full or Part Time Vet Nurse

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Position available: Veterinary Nurse

Hours: Full Time (part time also considered for the right applicant)

Pay: Negotiable, above award

Walkerville Vet Is a newly built inner city veterinary practice with a very stable workforce. Owing to the departure of one of our longest serving nurses, we are looking for a new team member.

You will be in a thoroughly supportive environment where solo shifts are not rostered. A minimum of two years experience as a veterinary nurse is required.

Walkerville Vet is equipped to the latest standard. You can expect no compromises in the level of care you can offer. Feel free to come for a tour before you apply and get to know us at

For more information contact Amanda at the clinic. Applications or enquiries can be sent attention to Andrew Spanner at

Willunga & Aldinga Vet Services, Fleurieu Peninsula, SA (posted15th January)

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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 casual or part time role.

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:

Animal Welfare League, Wingfield Adelaide SA (posted 7th January)

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Veterinary Nurse
(Permanent full-time position available)

Shelter Vet Nurse Permanent Full Time Wingfield SA

This is an opportunity to be part of one of the most dynamic and supportive shelter veterinary teams in South Australia. We provide critical services to animals arriving into our care by ensuring the health and welfare needs are met and are of the highest standards.

We do not offer veterinary services to the public, so interaction with clients is limited to foster care consultations only.

About our Animal Care Centre

Our brand new $20m shelter at Wingfield has a purpose-built vet clinic with two operating theatres, three heated surgical tables, large prep/treatment area, wet table, five consult rooms, separate cat and dog wards, IM3 dental machine, V5 anaesthetic monitoring, in-house bloods, digital x-ray, low stress animal enclosures and fear free design features.

The vet nurses form an integral part of the veterinary team, and work closely with the vets and Animal Care Staff.

We are looking for a qualified and experienced veterinary nurse with a wide and varied set of skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for someone who has;

For a confidential discussion, please call Natasha Marginis on 0404 113 824

For further information and to access a detailed job description, please visit

Please address your application to the People, Culture & Safety Advisor and email it to

Applications for this position should be accompanied by a covering letter and current CV.

Kookaburra Veterinary Employment reserves the right to edit or omit any advertisement at our discretion. We take no responsibility for the accuracy of any advertisement shown and will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising under any circumstances.

We offer an advertising service for Veterinary Surgeries requiring vet nurses, kennel hands, groomers, receptionists or other lay staff, both locum and permanent.

From 1st July 2019 the fee for veterinary clinics to place adverts on this page is $120.00 inc GST per advert.

Adverts are placed for 2 months or until closing date and can be removed prior by request.

If you would like to place an advert, please email your advert to Please include full contact details. (please note - we will not accept faxed adverts)