Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - SA and Tasmania


Findon Vet Surgery & Seaton Vet Centre, Western Adelaide, SA (posted 21st January) Full or Part Time Vet Nurse

WE ARE HIRING

Seaton & Findon Vets are looking for a professional, passionate and experienced Cert 4 in Veterinary Nursing or equivalent, to join our dedicated family team on a part-time permanent basis with approximately 30+ hours per week OR Full Time (76hr fortnight).

We pride ourselves on providing the highest standards in nursing care, to both the patient and client. If you are motivated, caring, energetic and ready to learn new skills, there is an opportunity for you to join our fantastic team of bubbly personalities!

Nursing duties involve all aspects of the veterinary practice, including: reception, surgical nursing, hospitalisation, radiography, ultrasonography and pathology.

We see a mix of different animals with having two exotic vets on board, so it is a great opportunity for you to expand your nursing skills and learning.

Opening hours:
Monday - Friday: 8am to 7pm
Saturday: 8am to 4pm
Sunday: 8am to 1pm
CLOSED PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

The roster is shared over a seven-day period so you will need to be flexible for weekends and able to work both independently, and as part of a team.

The position vacant has an immediate start date and all employees are subject to a 3 month induction period. If this role sounds like the right fit for you, and you would like to become part of the Seaton and Findon Surgery team, please send your application through email provided below.

You are also welcomed to call the practice to discuss the position available. We will respect all candidate's confidentiality with regards to contacting applicant's current employer.

The email address is below:
Mollie Linnett, Practice Manager
m.e.linnett@gmail.com
08 8155 5200


Payneham Vet Centre, Central Adelaide (posted 16th January)

Payneham

We have located to our new premises and are looking for another fully qualified nurse to join our team in a fast paced clinic to start ASAP.

The position available is full-time casual with minimum 35hrs. The roster will cover morning, afternoon & evening shifts with rotating Saturday mornings. There is no after hours or oncall. We have 2 full time veterinarians on duty & 1 part time. Experience in all aspects anaesthesia & surgical nursing is required as there will be surgery shifts.

Please send resume to: k.jopson@paynehamvetcentre.com.au

Payneham Vet Centre
131 Portrush Road
Evandale SA 5069


Hawthorn Veterinary Hospital, Southern Adelaide, SA (posted 16th January)

Hawthorn Veterinary Hospital is one of only 15 accredited Veterinary Hospitals in South Australia. This means fully equipped examination rooms, diagnostic machines and pharmaceutical stores. Our hospital is small, happy and personal so you can get to see the same vet each visit if you wish. Here are just some of our services…

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

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

Please send your Resume & Cover Letter via email to ramtin.safrang@vetpartners.com.au


University of Adelaide, Roseworthy, SA (posted 15th January) Equine Vet Nurses

(HEO3) $54,750 to $62,132 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation plus shift allowances
Multiple positions available on a continuing and fixed-term basis
Exciting opportunity for a dedicated Veterinary Nurse to join a veterinary program rated in the global Top 50

To apply for the continuing position, please click here.
To apply for the fixed-term position, please click here.

The University of Adelaide’s School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences has achieved outstanding levels of excellence in 11 years of operation.  The School’s veterinary program leapt into the Global Top 50 in the 2019 QS academic discipline rankings and received an ERA evaluation rating at level 5 (well above international standard) in the 2019 Excellence for Research in Australia evaluation round.  The School provides exceptional outcome-based education and training of animal and veterinary scientists in a strong research environment, consisting of world leading multi-disciplinary teams that provide opportunities for cross disciplinary research, education and innovation in animal health and welfare.

To sustain our success in this field, we are seeking suitably qualified veterinary nurses to provide high quality primary, emergency and critical care services to all equine patients. Working as part of the clinical team you will be required to work through a 24/7 roster, which includes weekends and public holidays.

Equine nursing duties include:

The Equine Health and Performance Centre (EHPC) is part of the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences’ clinical teaching facility which operates on a commercial basis, offering a range of first opinion, ambulatory and specialist veterinary services to the general public and referring veterinarians.  EHPC also provides a clinical training environment for veterinary students working under the close supervision of experienced veterinarians, nurses and support staff. The centre is situated on the University’s picturesque Roseworthy Campus, approximately 9km from the township of Gawler and on the doorstep of the world-renowned Barossa Valley wine region.

These positions suit an enthusiastic, team-oriented equine nurse with a passion for delivering the highest standards of service and care. You have proven experience as an equine veterinary nurse in a clinical setting with experience in emergency triage, medical and surgical nursing.  You are able to work in high pressure situations, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and are motivated to mentor the next generation of vets and nurses by imparting knowledge and modelling the highest standards of professional behaviour.

To be successful you will need:

As part of the recruitment process you will be required to undertake a medical assessment.

Your school’s broader role
The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences is one of four Schools within the Faculty of Sciences.  The Faculty is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

More information about our School can be found in the following links:
https://www.adelaide.edu.au/vet/horses (Animal Health Centre)
https://sciences.adelaide.edu.au/animal-veterinary-sciences/home  (School of Animal & Vet Sciences)
https://www.adelaide.edu.au/tours/#roseworthy (Roseworthy Campus)

Enjoy an outstanding career environment
The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long and fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.
Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role
The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance. Learn more at: sciences.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today
Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 29 Jan 2020.

To apply for the continuing position, please click here.
To apply for the fixed-term position, please click here.

For further information
For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:
Mandy Holloway
HR Officer
P: +61 (8) 8313 7740
E: mandy.holloway@adelaide.edu.au

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


University of Adelaide, Roseworthy, SA (posted 14th January) Full Time Large Animal Technical Officer

Production Animal Technical Officer – University of Adelaide
(HEO3) $54,750 to $62,132 per annum and employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply
Fixed-term position available for 12 months
Join a dedicated team delivering high quality production animal clinical services across all large animal species

Supporting a team of veterinarians, the Production Animal Technical Officer provides a diverse range of support services from assisting veterinarians in the field, to animal handling, care and support in clinic to administrative duties including client communication, appointment scheduling and routine financial transactions.

Working in a well-equipped University teaching clinic, you will have access to a range of modern equipment and fully equipped vehicles for on farm work. You will provide a range of high-quality administration and support services to the team of production animal veterinary clinicians, and will assist them in delivering clinical services to the local community and the clinical teaching of final-year students involved in clinical case management. The work is genuinely mixed across all production animal species with a focus on dairy cattle, sheep and alpacas.

The position will suit someone with experience and skills in large animal handling. Veterinary nursing experience/qualifications and/or administrative experience in veterinary practice or a similar environment would be an advantage.

To be successful you will need: 

Enjoy an outstanding career environment
The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role
The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

Learn more at: sciences.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today
Click on the link below for a copy of the selection criteria and to apply: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)
https://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/job/503720/production-animal-technical-officer

Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 2 February 2020.

For further information
For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:
Diane Whatling
Commercial Operations Team, School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences 
P: +61 (8) 8313 1930
E: diane.whatling@adelaide.edu.au 

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


Adelaide Plains Veterinary Surgery, Two Wells, SA (posted 10th January) Full Time Parental Leave Cover & Casual Vet Nurses

If so, Adelaide Plains Veterinary Surgery is looking for you! We have the potential to add a full-time AND casual veterinary nurse to our team and would love to hear from you. The position is a 12 month maternity cover, with the possibility of permanency thereafter.

Our case load is varied, including routine consults and surgery, reproduction, advanced orthopaedic and soft tissue procedures, rehabilitation services and CT scanning - so development opportunities exist across a broad spectrum of interests.

Our ideal candidate holds a Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing at a minimum, with at least 2 years’ practical experience. Further qualification(s) and AVNAT registration are not compulsory but will be favoured.

We are open 8am-7pm Monday through Friday; and 8.30am-1pm Saturdays. All members of staff are expected to work a minimum 1 in 4 Saturdays and have the flexibility to work opens and/or closes as needed during the week. We work on a weekly roster, which is set in advance so you can plan your time and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Positions within our practice don’t open up very often so please share with us your experience and what it is about YOU that sets you apart from the crowd.

Expressions of interest can be sent to talia.m@adelaideplainsvet.com.au and will be treated with absolute confidentiality.

Want to take a look around? Join our virtual tour here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0ufSoQPZ6A


Noahs Crossing Veterinary Clinic, Lewiston, SA (posted 6th January)

Due to expansion we have a new position for an experienced Veterinary Nurse Cert IV.

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 where your nursing skills will be utilised 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 – Joanne Chaplin Practice Manager – jo@noahscrossingvetclinic.com.au


Hobart G2Z Veterinary Clinic, Hobart TAS (posted 3rd January) Casual Receptionist

Hobart Community

Receptionist – Hobart G2Z Veterinary Clinic (Casual)

As a Veterinary Receptionist at our fast paced clinic, you will work alongside a fully trained team of passionate Veterinarians and Nurses. These professionals have dedicated their careers to Veterinary Medicine and Animal Welfare. All profits from our clinics are used to help fund the re-homing and treatment of thousands of abandoned and stray animals. This role will be required to work during the week, and Saturdays and Sundays. Hours will range from 19 hours and upward per week, depending on staff coverage.

Key Responsibilities:

Key Skills and Experience:

To apply, please forward your CV and brief cover email to hr@awlqld.com.au 


Barossa Vet Service, Nuriootpa, SA (posted 3rd January) Full Time, Part Time, or Casual Vet Nurse

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 3 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 and clotting time facilities, CR 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.

Please click here to see photos! 

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 on helen@barossavetservice.com.au

For more information, see barossavetservice.com.au and


Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre, Adelaide (posted 2nd January) Hospital Support Nurse

AAERC

Hospital Support Nurse, Adelaide SpecER Centre

The Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre is open 24 hours and offers emergency, specialist and referral veterinary services. The Centre has a strong ethos to provide the very best available treatment and care for pets in South Australia, delivered by a team of veterinarians and nurses working closely together using state of the art equipment.

Here is your opportunity to join this group of dedicated individuals. If you are highly motivated, focused on patient outcomes and are looking to grow your nursing skills then we have a place for you to do just that. There is never a dull moment as that front door brings anything and everything you could imagine…and more.

Your Role
This is a clinic-wide appointment that will see you supporting multiple departments within the clinic. The core of the position is an Animal Attendant role; maintaining clinic cleanliness and assisting nursing staff. However, there is much more to this position. When required this position will fill nursing and potentially reception shifts, throughout the departments of the clinic on a regular basis. While the effect to hours won’t be significantly altered the applicant will need to have a degree of flexibility.

As you can imagine, multiple departments rely on a fresh, clean and organized workspace to perform at their best. As a supporting nurse you will have the opportunity to get involved in the clinic at a whole new level. Be prepared to step up to fill a nursing shifts if required. Internal training programs will be designed to get you qualified to take on more challenging tasks.

This is a Permanent Part-Time position, offering job security and fulfilment with an opportunity to develop your knowledge via internal and external continuing education. Our current roster calls for someone who is prepared to work a Monday to Friday rotation, all morning shifts one week and all afternoon shifts the following week.

You will have a large network of highly trained nurses from whom to seek support and direction. An emergency and referral clinic provides a “never a dull moment” environment where you can expect to be excited, educated, enlightened, enthused and inspired.

Your Skills and Capabilities

If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge and are looking for an opportunity to shine, then please apply!

Apply
Applications will be received by email only and you should include a cover letter along with your resume. Please include the contact details of two professional referees and one personal referee.

Elisha Barrow recruitment@arhvets.com
Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre
119 Anzac Highway Kurralta Park SA 5037 Tel: 08 8371 0333 Fax: 08 8371 2110


Pet Universe Veterinary Centre, North Adelaide, SA (posted 12th December) Full Time, Part Time or Casual Vet Nurses

Pet Universe Vet Centre

Fulltime /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.

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 and

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.


Adelaide Veterinary Specialist & Referral Centre, Norwood, SA (posted 28th November) Casual Surgical Vet Nurse

Casual Surgical Nurse
Adelaide, SA

We are currently seeking a Casual Surgical Nurse to join our dynamic and motivated team. This position will see you working on a casual, as when and required basis and are ready to commence immediately. We have an outstanding team of Vets and Nurses who are knowledgeable, approachable and highly supportive, and who practice an exceptionally high standard of care for all their patients.

What we can offer you:

Our ideal candidate will have the following:

If you would like to become part of the dynamic AVSARC team, please send your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above-mentioned criteria to:
Channell Fox
Surgical Nursing Team Leader
Channell.Fox@vetreferrals.com.au


Adelaide Veterinary Specialist & Referral Centre, Norwood, SA (posted 28th November) Casual Medicine Vet Nurses

Casual Medicine Nurses
Adelaide, SA

We are currently seeking Casual Medicine Nurses to join our dynamic and motivated team at AVSARC. This position will see you working on a casual, as when and required basis and be ready to commence immediately. We have an outstanding team of Vets and Nurses who are knowledgeable, approachable and highly supportive, and who practice an exceptionally high standard of care for all their patients.

What we can offer you:

Our ideal candidates will have the following:

If you would like to become part of the dynamic AVSARC team, please send your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above-mentioned criteria to:
Megan Wilding
Clinical Nursing Team Leader

megan.wilding@vetreferrals.com.au


AVSARC, Norwood, SA (posted 21st November) Part Time Experienced Medicine Nurse

Part Time Medicine Nurse
Adelaide, SA

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Part Time Medicine Nurse to join our team at AVSARC. We are ideally looking for someone who can commence immediately, however start date is negotiable.

We offer services in the fields of neurology, internal medicine, oncology, surgery, dermatology and diagnostic imagining, and have an outstanding and dedicated core team of Vets and Nurses that pride themselves on supporting one another and delivering excellent standards of care.

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:
Megan Wilding
Clinical Nursing Team Leader
megan.wilding@vetreferrals.com.au


AVSARC, Norwood, SA (posted 21st November) Part Time Experienced Surgical Nurse


Part Time Surgical Nurse
Adelaide, SA

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Part Time Surgical Nurse to join our dynamic and motivated team at Adelaide Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre. This position is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to further their career in Surgery Nursing. The role includes all aspects of surgical nursing from admission and scrubbing-in, through to recovery and discharge.

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:

Channell Fox
Surgical Nursing Team Leader
Channell.Fox@vetreferrals.com.au



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