Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - SA and Tasmania


Brighton Veterinary Hospital, Adelaide (posted 5th June)

The Brighton Veterinary Hospital currently has an opportunity for a Senior Nurse to join our dedicated nursing and receptionist team.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a long established Small Animal practice which takes pride in providing high quality Veterinary services to our local community.

The practice operates from a well-equipped purpose built facility including digital radiography(general and dental), ultrasound, video-endoscopy, Heska Laboratory suite, Orthopaedic cordless surgical suite etc.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

What we can offer you:

Please send your application outlining your interest & suitability and including a resume to:
Applications should be marked Senior Nurse Position and sent with a covering letter and resume to Dr Brian Golden manager@bvh.net.au


Pet Universe Veterinary Centre, Northgate, SA (posted 30th May) 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

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


Birdwood Vet Clinic, Adelaide Hills SA (posted 30th May)

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Birdwood Vet Clinic has been in business for over 40 years consulting large and small animals. Our clinic provides knowledgeable and caring vet services to a range of species from canines to cows. The clinic is located in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, only 30 minutes from Adelaide.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time, experienced Veterinary Nurse to join our busy team.

What we are looking for:

What we are offering:

For more information about our clinic, visit us at www.birdwoodvet.com.au   

About Us

Our clinic is part National Veterinary Care, with over 90 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! https://nvcltd.com.au/Veterinary-Training-Centre/

If you are interested in joining a passionate team with challenging and rewarding cases, please Apply Now by following the link: https://applynow.net.au/jobs/NVC653-veterinary-nurse


Pet Universe Veterinary Centre, Northern Adelaide, SA (posted 29th May) Full Time or Casual Vet Nurse

Casual or Fulltime /Permanent 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.

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.


Greencross Vets Para Vista, Northern Adelaide, SA (posted 24th May) Casual Vet Nurse

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Casual Veterinary Nurse
Para Vista, 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 Para Vista 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:

Dannielle McCabe
Practice Manager

dannielle.mccabe@greencrossvet.com.au


Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre, Kurralta Park SA (posted 22nd May) Dental Vet Nurse

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EXPERIENCED VETERINARY NURSE - Dentistry

The Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre is a 24hr centre offering emergency, specialist and referral veterinary services. The Centre has a strong ethos of providing the very best available treatment and care for pets in South Australia through a team of dedicated veterinarians and nurses working closely together.

There is an opportunity for you to join this group of dedicated individuals. If you are highly motivated, caring, want to improve your knowledge and skills in veterinary nursing then this is the place for you. This role will involve developing all of your nursing skills, particularly in the area of dentistry and anaesthesia. It is a full time position offering job security and fulfilment to someone who is prepared to work a rostered shift with some after-hours possible and there is the potential for travel to be included.

What can you expect from the 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, please apply! If you value Teamwork and are Caring, Passionate, Committed, Progressive & Honest then you belong here.

Applications will be received by email only and you should include a cover letter along with your resume, quoting job number ‘AD1906’.  Please include the contact details of two professional referees and one personal referee.

Applications to:
Sophie Harris
recruitment@arhvets.com

Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre
119 Anzac Highway Kurralta Park SA 5037   
Tel: 08 8371 0333    Fax: 08 8371 2110


Animal Emergency Centre, Norwood SA (posted 21st May) Part Time Vet Nurse

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Part Time Veterinary Nurse
Norwood, SA

At the Animal Emergency Centre our experienced and dedicated team of Emergency Veterinarians and Nurses offer an exceptionally high standard of care for all of our patients, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We provide services in emergency medicine and surgery, intensive care and monitoring for critical patients.  We operate in conjunction with the Adelaide Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre who offer services in the fields of neurology, internal medicine, oncology, surgery, dermatology and diagnostic imagining.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Part Time Veterinary Nurse to join our dynamic and motivated team at our AEC Adelaide clinic. We are ideally looking for someone who can commence immediately, however start date is negotiable. The expected roster will include shifts on days, evenings, overnights, weekends and public holidays over an average of 30 – 35 hours per week.

What we offer you:

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and expertise:

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, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria to:

Charlotte Juhasz
ECC Nursing Team Leader
charlotte.juhasz@aecvet.com.au


Greencross Vets Noarlunga, South of Adelaide, SA (posted 16th May) Casual Vet Nurse

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 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


Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre, Adelaide SA (posted 1st May) Surgery Nurse

Experienced Veterinary Nurse - Surgery

The Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre provides 24 hour emergency and critical care by both vets and nurses.  We also provide referral services in the fields of internal medicine, oncology, cardiology, surgery and diagnostic imaging.

We are currently recruiting for a Veterinary Nurse looking to further develop their skills as a Specialist Surgery Nurse. Part-time arrangements will be considered and the role may include some weekend work, as we have a number of different rostered shift times, with overtime sometimes being required.

We offer you:

Our ideal candidates will possess the following skills and attributes:

If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge that is both demanding and rewarding and believe this is your opportunity to shine, please apply.

Applications via email only should include a cover letter along with your resume.  Please include in your resume the contact details of two professional referees and one personal referee.

Please note – only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applications to:
Sophie Harris
sophieh@aaerc.com.au

Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre
119 Anzac Highway
Kurralta Park  SA  5037
Tel: 08 8371 0333
Fax: 08 8371 2110



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