Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - Victoria


Middle Brighton Vet Centre, Coastal South-East Melbourne (posted 15th February) Full Time

Middle Brighton Vet Centre

Veterinary Nurse – Full Time

Fancy working in a great clinic in one of the best suburbs of Melbourne?

The Middle Brighton Vet Centre is looking for the right nurse to join us in providing the highest level of customer & patient care.

We are seeking an exceptional nurse who is bright & bubbly as well as a natural communicator who excels at multitasking.

If you have a desire to work in a modern purpose-built clinic with the latest technology to help you deliver service and care that you can be proud to be a part of - then we may have your dream job!

The successful candidate will need:

Our current nurse roster involves all aspects of general Reception (though we have 2 dedicated & amazing receptionist), Surgical & Hospital duties, Monday to Friday as well as regular weekend shifts. There are no afterhours, and we are closed on Public holidays. We are located in a friendly small village in Brighton & have access to great coffee, lunches and cakes just across the road!

If you are interested in working in a hospital with excellent facilities, super nice clients & a friendly team, please send a cover letter with your CV, including the details of two references to applications@middlebrightonvet.com.au


Warrnambool Vet Clinic, SW Victoria (posted 14th February) Senior Vet Nurse

Warrnambool Vet Clinic

Warrnambool Veterinary is looking for an experienced Senior Veterinary Nurse to be part of their busy clinic team.

Since 1978 Warrnambool Veterinary Clinic has focused on providing the highest quality veterinary medicine, surgery and advice on a diverse range of animal species. Our compassionate Veterinarians utilise modern, evidence based medicine and are supported by highly trained vet nurses and friendly receptionists.

We have an extensive range of services and equipment, including orthopaedics, state of the art digital imaging and in-house pathology. Our nursing team are actively involved in caring for hospital patients, assisting in consults and surgery, and offer services including puppy classes, dental checks, grooming and weight loss programs. There is ongoing, structured training in place for both technical and soft skills including leadership, emotional intelligence and customer service.

Your new role

In this busy and challenging role, you will join a team of 7 veterinary nurses.

The Senior Veterinary Nurse is responsible for supporting the veterinarians in providing the highest level of treatment and care for patients.  This role is also responsible for training and supervision of other veterinary nursing staff. 

Your responsibilities and duties across the clinic will include:

The successful applicant will meet the following key criteria:

We offer above award remuneration commensurate with skills and experience

“The team here at Warrnambool Veterinary is what makes this job awesome!  Your days will be varied and interesting with many different surgeries and hospital cases. There is always something different and new happening in the clinic.  We promise you won’t be bored!”

Tarryn, Clinic Coordinator

For more information about Warrnambool Veterinary please view our website wvc.com.au

For more information about this role, please contact Tarryn Hawker, Clinic Coordinator Ph 0437 983 490

How to apply

To apply for this role please email your cover letter, addressing the key criteria above with your resume including referees to Recruitment Team recruitment@apiam.com.au.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 1 MARCH 2019


The Lost Dogs Home Veterinary Clinic, North Melbourne (posted 14th February) Qualified Exp Senior Behavioural Trainer

Senior Behavioural Trainer

The Lost Dogs' Home is one of the country's largest animal welfare organisations, caring for more than 20,000 cats and dogs each year. We pride ourselves on employing qualified individuals who demonstrate a strong personal connection to animals, the community and the cause.

We are currently looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Behavioural Trainer to join our North Melbourne team on a full-time basis. The Behaviour Department are responsible for overseeing canine behavioural assessments and designing a treatment plan for dogs in their care.  The Behaviour Department work closely with other departments to assist with behavioural issues and oversee environmental enrichment programs throughout the Home. 

Your responsibilities will be:

To be successful in this role, you need to have:

We offer our staff a variety of benefits including discounts in our vet clinic, Employee Assistance Program, access to our Foster Care program and a unique work environment supporting a great cause.

If you have the skills, experience and enthusiasm to be successful in this role, please apply in confidence via our website, https://dogshome.com/careers/current-vacancies/, ensuring you provide a cover letter and updated resume in Word or PDF format. If you have any questions, please contact recruitment@dogshome.com or telephone Melissa Jones on 9321 8735 for more information.

Applications for this role will close on Wednesday 27 February 2019.
 
The Lost Dogs’ Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.


Vets on Balwyn, Eastern Melbourne (posted 14th February) Part Time Vet Nurse, Trainees Welcome

Vets on Balwyn is seeking a new nurse to join our tight knit family.

We are a growing clinic located in Balwyn North that is highly focused on providing excellent customer service and pet care. We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard worker with the right personality to fit in with our team and our very particular clients. Someone motivated and passionate with exceptional customer service skills who remembers to wear his or her smile to work every day.

Qualified and trainee nurses will be considered as we are looking for the right person rather than the right skill set.

The ideal candidate would have:

This is a part time position of a minimum of 15 hours during the probation/training period with an increase from May to approximately 30 hours a week. Flexibility is essential and will be favourable toward your application.

To apply please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to Joanne Amos at careers@vetsonparker.com.au

For more information, see https://vetsonbalwyn.com.au/ and


Wantirna Veterinary Clinic, Melbourne's East (posted 14th February) Full Time

Wantirna Veterinary Clinic are looking for a fabulous veterinary nurse to join our wonderful nursing team. We are looking for a veterinary nurse with a sense of humour along with the skills and knowledge equivalent to a certificate IV nurse or higher with a particular interest in their chosen speciality.

Our fabulous team is currently made up of two and a half nurses. Our nurses have a combined total of about 20 years experience and each have a vested interest in further studies. One nurse is our clinic nutritionist and weight loss consultant and another is our rehabilitation nurse for our orthopaedic patients as well as assisting the veterinarians in cases requiring muscle building, massage and trigger point therapy.

We are an expanding boutique clinic that is heavily focused on educating our clients and the exceptional care of our patients as well as encouraging our staff to further their skills and potential.

We are looking for a nurse with a minimum of two years experience. Certificate IV in veterinary nursing is preferred but not essential. The roster will be made up of a four days a week with a one in four Saturday roster. The role includes surgery nursing (set up and pack down of surgery, blood collection, catheterising, anaesthetic monitoring etc.), consult nursing (assisting the veterinarian in consults, patient handling, , costings, assisting in history recording etc), plus nurses consults (anal glands, nail trims etc) and assistance with reception when required (we have three marvellous receptionist).

If you are interested in this role please call our practise manager, Miranda on 03 9729 9908, Tuesday’s between 12noon – 3pm. 

Wantirna Veterinary Clinic
6 The Mall
Wantirna, Victoria, 3152


The Vet Group, Warrnambool (posted 14th February) Full Time

The Vet Group, Warrnambool

We are currently seeking an energetic, happy and caring Veterinary Nurse to join our dynamic team.

The practice is well equipped and handles an interesting case load. We have a great team who are dedicated to delivering an exceptional standard of care to our patients and clients.

The successful applicant ideally should have:

The position involves all aspects of animal care and Vet Nursing, including medical care of patients, surgical nursing, cleaning, reception duties and assisting the veterinarian in consultations.

The position is full time, including one night per week on-call and weekend coverage.

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to lgracie@thevetgroup.com.au


The Cat Clinic, Inner Melbourne (posted 12th February) Feline Vet Nurse

The Cat Clinic

We are looking to recruit an experienced Veterinary Nurse that is passionate about cats. We have a very busy inner-Melbourne, Cat Only practice that sees both Primary and Referral medicine cases. We have five Vets including one Feline Medicine Specialist. Our clinic practices a very high standard of medicine, creating tremendous job satisfaction for all staff through the service outcomes for our patients and clients.

Experience in a Cat Only practice is not necessary, but an eagerness to learn and focus on cat health and medicine is key. We are looking for someone to add to our clinic management team and that will thrive in a high paced clinical environment. Remuneration is significantly above award.

If you have a love of cats and a drive to practice at the forefront of feline Veterinary care, then this is the job you didn’t know you were looking for. We look forward to receiving your application and finding out why you would be our next feline Nursing team member.

To apply for this exceptional opportunity - APPLY NOW, send your Resume and Cover Letter to Dr. Richard Gowan richardcatdoctor@gmail.com

Castlemaine Veterinary Clinic, NW of Melbourne (posted 11th February) Full Time Experienced Vet Nurse

Castlemaine Vet Clinic

Exciting Opportunity for a self motivated Vet Nurse

We have an exciting opportunity for the right person to join our team in our new purpose built modern clinic.   We are a team offering exceptional veterinary care, committed to excellence.

At Castlemaine Vet Clinic we recognise that our team is the foundation for our business. Through consistent growth, based on quality service, we now have the opportunity to expand our team.

We welcome all qualified and experience Vet Nurse applicants.

Our ideal candidate will have:

And importantly, we are looking for someone who:

CVC offers an attractive salary including:

Castlemaine Veterinary Clinic is a genuinely unique environment and one that encourages quality and excellence in all that we do. Our values, Our Clients and Our Community are important to us.  We participate in community pro-bono de-sexing programmes and support many community groups. We are very excited to welcome the right member to our team.

Castlemaine is a vibrant eclectic community 90 minutes from Mellbourne. It is surrounded by apple and olive orchards, vineyards, and renowned bicycle and walking tracks. Castlemaine boasts farmer’s markets, a thriving artist's community, micro breweries, wineries, a gorgeous art gallery and biennial arts and music festivals. It is also the hot rod capital of Australia!

To apply, please prepare a cover letter highlighting why you think this role is ideal for you, together with an up to date resume and email to Dr Yvette Berkeley yvette_berkeley@yahoo.co.uk  


Peninsula Vet Care, Mornington (posted 11th February) Full Time Experienced Vet Nurse

Experienced Veterinary Nurse Required

Peninsula Vet Care is a group of five locally owned and operated veterinary hospitals combined with an emergency and referral hospital on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula.

We are currently seeking an experienced veterinary nurse to join our team at our Mornington General Practice Hospital. This is a full time position consisting of four weekday shifts and a 1 in 4 weekend rotation.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

What we can offer you:

If this position sounds right for you please email your application to Cameron at management@penvetcare.com.au


Croydon Pet Hospital, Eastern Melbourne (posted 11th February) Full or Part Time Vet Nurse

PART TIME/FULL TIME VETERINARY NURSE POSITION

Croydon Pet Hospital is a 5 vet small animal general practice located in Croydon, Victoria.

We are currently seeking a veterinary nurse to work between 25 and 38 hours per week, including shared weekends (1 in 3 or 4) Certificate IV qualified or an experienced Veterinary nurse with the equivalent skills and abilities is preferred but we will consider applicants with more than 2 years experience and above-average skill levels. Being able to work independently is desirable. We would like someone who is flexible, friendly, punctual and empathetic, with excellent customer service skills and who is able to work well in a team.

Our team is friendly, supportive and takes pride in our customer service and veterinary care. The position requires skill in all areas of nursing, including medical, surgical, reception and customer care.

Please direct any enquiries or forward your CV to:
Attention: Dr Jessica Gruchy
admin@croydonpethospital.com.au

For more information, see https://croydonpethospital.com.au/ and


Beaconsfield Veterinary Centre, South-East Melbourne (posted 7th February)

EXPERIENCED VET NURSE REQUIRED- FULL TIME

The Beaconsfield Veterinary Centre is searching for an experienced Veterinary Nurse to join our fun loving and dedicated team. A minimum of 1 years’ experience is necessary and there will also be an opportunity to have a role in starting up a new clinic in early March.

We are seeking someone with great skills in all aspects of nursing and a sound knowledge of veterinary care. All our nurses are wonderful support staff to our vets. They are very experienced with catheter placement, blood collecting, running urine samples and taking xrays, to name a few!

The right candidate must show initiative and have excellent communications skills, a great work ethic, be able to work efficiently and independently and know how to have fun.

The hours are full time (38hrs a week) and includes rotated Saturday shifts.

Work/life balance is very important to us and we provide this through careful roster planning and we are closed Sundays and Public holidays.

If you think you are the right member for our team please email your resume to Kelly at pm@beaconsfieldvet.com.au

For more information about us visit our website www.beaconsfieldvet.com.au.


The Lost Dogs Home Veterinary Clinic, Cranbourne (posted 5th February) Part Time Parental Leave Cover Vet Nurse

Cranbourne Veterinary Nurse PT Maternity Leave 6-month contract

Our growing team currently has an exciting career opportunity for an enthusiastic, professional part time Veterinary Nurse to join our Cranbourne Team

The Lost Dogs' Home is one of the country's largest animal welfare organisations, caring for more than 25,000 cats and dogs each year. Our Shelter Clinic provides a high standard of veterinary care for all stray, surrendered and injured animals and we pride ourselves on employing people who possess a strong connection to animals, the community and the animal welfare cause.
 
Our team is striving to provide our animals with the best, high level care that they deserve. To do this we need your help!
 
As the ideal candidate, you would be:

Your responsibilities will be:

We offer numerous benefits to our employees including career and education support, access to our Employee Assistance Program, staff discounts in our Veterinary Clinic including pet supplies, and a positive work environment with plenty of variety and a fantastic team of people dedicated to the welfare of all animals.

If you believe you have the dedication and passion to work with us including strong demonstrated experience in a similar environment, please apply through our website with a cover letter and current resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  
The Lost Dogs' Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.


Lynbrook Vet, South-East Melbourne (posted 5th February)

Experienced Veterinary Nurse needed

Full Time Position

Do you want to work in a veterinary practice where you feel engaged, valued and enjoy yourself?

If you answered yes and have the desirable criteria below, then apply for our Veterinary Nurse position today!

Lynbrook Vet is a new custom-built veterinary clinic situated in Lynbrook, in the growing and expanding south-east of Melbourne. We like to think that we do things a little differently, to provide the best care for animals and humans (both staff and clients) that walk in through our door.

Our mission is to create a work place that supports, enables and engages our employees so that they may realize their true potential and provide exceptional service to animals and the community. We do this by living our values of Respect, Compassion, Trust and Professionalism, and take these very seriously (but we also like to have fun, we are not all that serious!)

As we grow, we need another helping hand in achieving our vision of being not only the practice that clients choose for their pets, but also an employer of choice and a centre of learning and excellence.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of a brand-new practice, where there is constant change and growth, and to help shape the future of this practice.

If you would like to work with us, you will need to demonstrate:

To learn more about us, visit our website: www.lynbrookvet.com.au and

We are looking to fill this vacancy as soon as possible so if you meet our desired criteria above, please email your resume and covering letter to info@lynbrookvet.com.au including ‘nurse application’ in your subject heading. Applications close 22 February 2019.


Greencross Vets Point Cook, South-West Melbourne (posted 5th February) Casual Vet Nurse

Casual Veterinary Nurse
Point Cook, VIC

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 opportunity exists for an experienced Casual Veterinary Nurse to join our Point Cook clinic.

Primary Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this position include:

Qualities and Expertise
The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and expertise:

What we offer you:

Pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications. If you would like to become part of our passionate Greencross team, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria to:

Abby Hearnden
Practice Manager
abby.hearnden@greencrossvet.com.au


Brandon Park Vet, Glen Waverley (posted 4th February) Part Time Vet Nurse

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PART TIME VET NURSE

Brandon Park Vet is looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary nurse (with at least 1-year Veterinary nursing experience) to join our team of 10 nurses. 

The position is part time, with initially an average of 15-20 hours per week for the first 2 months, with the view to increase to 25-30+hrs to cover one of our nurses going on maternity leave.   

Duties would primarily be focused on patient care, theatre nursing and hospital cleanliness, but reception duties may also be required. Training will be provided.

The right candidate should;

We believe we have a wonderful working environment, and our strong team philosophy ensures that working together to get the job done enables the smooth running of the practice. Our nurse team is vital to our success, and ability to provide consistent, high level patient care and customer service, which our clients expect.

If you like what we have to offer and feel you can make a contribution to our team, we would love to hear from you.

Please visit us at brandonparkvet.com.au

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Please email your cover letter and CV to our Nursing Manager Kelly McGrory by email bparkvets@gmail.com, “Att: Kelly”.


Greencross Vets, Stud Park (posted 1st February) Part Time Veterinary Nurse

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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 opportunity exists for an experienced Part Time Veterinary Nurse to join our Stud Park clinic!

Primary Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this position include:

Qualities and Expertise
The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and expertise:

What we offer you:

Pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications. If you would like to become part of our passionate Greencross team, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria to:

Kelly McKay
Practice Manager
kelly.mckay@greencrossvet.com.au


Romsey Veterinary Surgery, Macedon Ranges (posted 1st February) Casual or Part Time Vet Nurse

CASUAL PART TIME VET NURSE REQUIRED ROMSEY, VIC

The Romsey Veterinary Surgery is a growing mixed animal practice located approximately 1 hour north of Melbourne. We are a passionate team which aims to provide friendly and affordable top level veterinary care for animals of all shapes and sizes.

We are looking for an experienced Veterinary Nurse, preferably qualified, with nursing skills and experience to join the team working part-time hours. Specifically the position includes:

Skills and Requirements we are looking for include:

If all of the above interests you and you think you have what it takes to join our team please email your cover letter and resume to josh@romseyvet.com.au, we would be happy to hear from you. Alternatively feel free to call Meryn on 0405 121 158 to discuss this position further.

For more information, see www.romseyvet.com.au and


FurLife, Bendigo (posted 1st February)

Fur Life Vet, Bendigo is a new state of the art facility offering companion animal General Practice, Emergency & Critical Care, and visiting Specialist services.

We require a qualified and experienced Veterinary Nurse to join the team

About the Role
This is a full-time roll, rostered across 7 days.

Your responsibilities and duties across the clinic will include:

About You

What we Offer

Check us out at https://www.furlifevet.com.au/epsom/

For more information and to apply, please email your CV with a cover letter addressing the key criteria to leisa.denaro@apiam.com.au


Lort Smith Animal Hospital, North Melbourne VIC (posted 31st January) Vet Nurse Educator

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An exciting and unique opportunity exists for a Vet Nurse Educator with a high level of vet nursing and mentoring experience to provide clinical services as well as training, educating and mentoring current nursing staff.

Who we are:

Lort Smith is Australia’s largest not for profit animal hospital with a clear vision as the recognised leader in Australia for animal health and wellbeing. Located in the heart of Melbourne’s hospital and health precinct in North Melbourne, Lort Smith has a significant 80 year history having grown from humble roots. Today Lort Smith reaches deep into the community through three streams - in our hospital by providing exceptional veterinary care and preserving the human-animal bond irrespective of a person’s circumstance; in our adoption centre by providing sanctuary, rehabilitation, welfare and a new home for animals; and through our community outreach programs by promoting responsible pet ownership and nurturing the human-animal bond.  To learn more about Lort Smith go to: www.lortsmith.com

In this newly created position, you will report directly to the General Manager of Nursing Services. Your daily duties will include:

You will have:

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a contribution to the professional development of a large dedicated team of nurses.

If you meet the required above criteria, please send your application letter and CV to careers@lortsmith.com

Lort Smith is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace. 


RSPCA Victoria, Burwood East (posted 30th January) Cert IV

Certified Veterinary Nurse – Burwood East

About Us

RSPCA Victoria is a non-government, community-based, not-for-profit organisation whose vision is ‘ending cruelty to all animals’. We are Victoria’s best-known and most respected animal welfare organisation.

Our organisation’s purpose is to work with the community to achieve outstanding animal welfare through education, advocacy, and animal care and protection. RSPCA Victoria’s values – clarity and accountability, respect and consideration, and expertise and collaboration – set clear expectations for all our staff and volunteers.

About the role

We are currently recruiting 4 casual Certified Veterinary Nurses to join our Veterinary team in Burwood East. The successful candidates will provide quality veterinary nursing to the animals within the animal care centre and enhance the long-term viability of the clinic by providing a high level of customer service. Successful performance of the role will require a good working knowledge of veterinary nursing patient care.

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The successful applicant will be required to work over a 7-day rotating roster, including weekends and public holidays.

Roles duties & responsibilities

Skills & experience required

Qualifications

How to Apply

If you‘d like to work with our team and make a difference to the protection and welfare of all animals, please visit the advertisement for this position on our website at www.rspcavic.org and download the position description (top right-hand corner).

Click Apply Online to submit your application. Please upload your cover letter and resume as one PDF document.

Applications for this role will close midnight on Sunday the 24th of February 2019.


Belgrave South Veterinary Clinic, South-East Melbourne (posted 25th January) Part Time Parental Leave Cover Vet Nurse

Belgrave South Veterinary Clinic  
Position Available

We are looking for a Qualified Nurse, with at least two years post-graduation experience to join our team, whilst one of our staff is on maternity leave until December 2019.

This position would start in February, 2019. 

We are a friendly clinic with lovely clientele. Our qualified staff includes three experienced vets, one recent graduate (Melbourne 2016) and 7 nurses. The purpose built clinic is spacious and well-appointed. 

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We pride ourselves on ‘best practice’ medicine and surgery and encourage our staff in continuing education.

Situated in Belgrave South we are very much part of the local community in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges, yet easy access to main freeways and shops.

Website address: www.belgravesouthvet.com.au

The ideal applicant would have the following attributes:

Hours of work are 29 hours a week including one evening shift, plus 1 Saturday in 4.

Please reply to Peter Van Orsouw  reception@belgravesouthvet.com.au

*This position is not suitable for trainee nurses*


Highton Veterinary Clinic, Geelong (posted 23rd January) Part Time 2IC Vet Nurse

Veterinary Nurse
Part Time
Second in Charge


We are looking for an experienced, qualified veterinary nurse who would love to join our ever growing team. Previous supervisory experience preferred but not essential.

The successful candidate will work Wednesdays & Thursdays (9 hr) shifts each week and 3 in 5 Saturday (7.5hr) shifts. The ideal candidate would also be able to fill in holiday leave hours as required.

At Highton Veterinary Clinic we live by our core values and have developed a strong clinic culture that means:

We are a fast paced, large clinic (that keeps on growing!) and are looking for the person that will fit into our team. At Highton Vet Clinic you will work with senior clinical vets with varied special interests to help you advance your skills. We actively encourage you to continue your education through workshops and courses. Your week will be varied with consults, radiography, surgery and dentistry. You are supported by a large nursing and reception team and will be part of a team that is constantly moving forward.

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Responsibilities of the Position:

  1. Supervise Day Flow
  2. Assist with medical and surgical cases
  3. Provide excellent and compassionate customer service to our clients
  4. Perform blood collection, lab work, instruments cleaning and IV catheterisation
  5. Patient management, feeding, toileting, bathing and care
  6. Assist with nurse triage or nurse consultations
  7. Monitor anaesthesia during surgery and recovery

We are looking for someone who has:

  1. Minimum of 3-5 years of surgical nursing experience inc. anaesthesia monitoring in theatre
  2. Exceptional time management and organisational skills
  3. Minimum Certificate IV or equivalent
  4. Exceptional customer service and strong communication skills
  5. Highly motivated, strong work ethic, empathetic, mature and responsible with a can-do attitude
  6. Ability to take responsibility and follow tasks through

You can see what we do at www.hightonvet.com.au or check our social media pages for the lighter side of the clinic.
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/hightonvet
YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/HightonVetClinic

Please apply via our website https://hightonvet.com.au/jobs-and-work-experience/

Applications close 10th Feb 2019.


Bayswater Veterinary Hospital, Melbourne East (posted 23rd January)

Experienced Permanent Part-Time Vet Nurse (23 hrs/wk.)

This clinic has recently been purchased by new owners that are very experienced and looking to grow the practice.  It is already getting busy so we need an extra pair of hands.

The role will require the successful applicant to perform all veterinary nursing and reception duties unsupervised.

To be successful in this role you will need:

In turn you will be given support by a very experienced team of vets and a nurse with emergency experience.

This role will grow with the clinic so we want someone who is going to grow with us and be in it for the long-haul.

Qualifications are desirable but not a must, however, experience is vital especially in surgery and customer service.

Please send a cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria above and also tell us about any other talents you may be able to bring to a growing business.

Both your cover letter and resume should be emailed to mel.lithgow@vetcentric.com.au or for enquiries please call Mel on 0427 205 500.


Animal Emergency Centre Mount Waverley, South-East Melbourne (posted 21st January)

Full Time Veterinary Nurse
Mount Waverley, Victoria

AEC Mount Waverley is a purpose built, first class facility with the latest, up to date equipment. 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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Veterinary Nurse who can commence as soon as possible to join our motivated team.  The successful applicant will be required to work various rotational shifts on the AEC roster, which will include some evenings, overnights, weekends and public holidays.

What we offer you:

 To be successful you will be able to demonstrate the following:

 An attractive hourly rate (commensurate with experience) will apply to the position.

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

Jacinta Hargan
Nursing Manager
jacinta.hargan@aecvet.com.au

Animal Emergency Centre Frankston, South-East Melbourne (posted 18th January)

Full Time Veterinary Nurse
Frankston, Victoria

AEC Frankston is a purpose built, first class facility with the latest, up to date equipment. We have an outstanding team of Vets and Nurses who are knowledgeable, approachable and highly supportive. We practice an exceptionally high standard of care for all our patients.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Veterinary Nurse who can commence as soon as possible to join our motivated team. You must be able to work a variety of shifts including a balance of day and night shifts and every second weekend as this is 24 hour facility.

What we offer you:

To be successful you will be able to demonstrate the following:

An attractive hourly rate (commensurate with experience) will apply to the position.

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

Nicole Pytellek
Nursing Manager
nicole.pytellek@aecvet.com.au


Lort Smith Animal Hospital, North Melbourne (posted 16th January) Full Time or Part Time Vet Nurse

Experienced Veterinary Nurses

Full Time Position (Part Time will be considered for the right candidate)

Attention Vet Nurses, this is not your average role!

Would you like to work for an organisation truly committed to providing exceptional veterinary care and preserving the human-animal bond irrespective of a person's circumstance? 

Are you looking for a unique opportunity where you can improve the health and happiness of animals and the people who care for them?

If you answered yes, then we’d love to hear from you because we are currently searching for permanent full time qualified Veterinary Nurse to join us at Lort Smith - Australia’s largest not-for-profit animal hospital.

Lort Smith’s mission is to improve the health and happiness of animals and the people who care for them.  We do this via three very important streams of work; in our hospital by providing exceptional veterinary care and preserving the human-animal bond irrespective of a person’s circumstance; in our adoption centre by providing sanctuary, rehabilitation, welfare and a new home for animals; and through our community outreach programs by promoting responsible pet ownership and nurturing the human-animal bond.   To learn more about Lort Smith go to: www.lortsmith.com

To be successful in your application, you must be able to demonstrate:

We are looking to fill this vacancy as soon as possible so if you meet the required criteria below, please forward a current resume and application letter to careers@lortsmith.com 


Pet Emergency and Specialist Centre, East Malvern (posted 14th January) Full Time Vet Nurse

Full Time Emergency Nurse

We are offering competitive rates approx $25-$30/hr for experienced nurses to apply for shift work in an established modern boutique emergency service located inner east metro Melbourne.

Training and support will be provided in-house by an our experienced ECC specialist.   This provides a learning environment for experienced general practice nurses to improve their skill set and increase their knowledge in the exciting field of emergency pet care.

Nurses will be required to work 8-12 hr shifts rotating evenings, overnight and alternate weekends. Opportunity to learn advanced surgical nursing. Ideal start date early Dec 2018.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

Email your expression of interest, CV and 3 recent references to admin@petemergency.com.au


Barkers Veterinary Clinic & Hospital, Hawthorn, Melbourne (posted 10th January) Experienced Cert IV

Veterinary Nurse Required – Full Time

We are looking for an experienced, qualified veterinary nurse who is ready to take on the responsibility of leading our nursing team in our friendly small animal clinic.

Responsibilities will include:

The successful applicant will have:

What can we offer you?

If you want an exciting new challenge, email your CV and cover letter to The Practice Manager, Steven Letcher - admin@barkersvet.com.


Montrose Veterinary Clinic, Eastern Melbourne (posted 4th January) Part Time Vet Nurse

Veterinary Nurse: Montrose Veterinary Clinic, Victoria.

Montrose Veterinary Clinic is on the lookout for its next star team member.

The position involves both nursing and reception duties, 15-20 hours per week including two Saturday mornings per month. Some experience would be advantageous, as well as a degree of flexibility in helping to cover additional shifts. Awesome communication skills are the one non-negotiable!

The successful candidate will enjoy a happy working environment with the support of a very experienced veterinary and nursing team. Our nurses are encouraged to be as hands on as possible.

At Montrose, we take great pride in providing an exceptional experience to our clients and core to our values is to treat every pet as if they were our own. You can check us out at www.montrosevetclinic.com.au

If you think you could be our next shining star, we encourage you to drop your resume and cover letter in to us at 5 Leith Road in Montrose, meet some of the team and experience our welcoming and friendly practice.

Alternatively email to attention of Corrie at montrosevet@westnet.com.au

We look forward to meeting you.


Moonee Valley Animal Hospital, Essendon North (posted 19th December) Full Time Experienced Vet Nurse

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Full Time Experienced Cert IV Vet Nurse

Moonee Valley Animal Hospital is looking for an amazing individual who has the ability and passion to motivate staff, mentor a young nursing team and to provide an impeccable standard of nursing care. You will need to have impressive customer service skills, be a strong patient advocate and uphold our clinic values.

The successful applicant will possess:

The successful applicant will ideally have but is not required to possess previous experience leading and/or managing a team.

About us at Moonee Valley Animal Hospital

We are:

If you think you have these attributes, and would love to be a major part of our team, please email a covering letter and your resume to the practice manager, Cate O’Donoghue cateodonoghue@mvah.com.au

See our website http://www.mooneevalleyanimalhospital.com.au/

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East West Veterinary Group, Bentleigh (posted 18th December) Full Time Senior Head Vet Nurse

FULL TIME POSITION- SENIOR HEAD NURSE

East West Veterinary Group is looking for a Senior Veterinary Nurse to be responsible for overseeing the efficient daily operation of patient care and surgical case workloads within the practice and ensuring that high levels of patient care standards and client communication are maintained and oversee the running of nursing staff.

We are a trailblazing integrative clinic utilising both western and alternative medicine including Chinese herbs, alternative therapies such as Acupuncture, Osteopathy, Craniosacral therapy, Bowen therapy and laser therapy as well as the regular western treatments and surgeries, we have been operating and caring for animals for over 20 years.

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Our clinic hours are :

Mon – Thurs             8am – 6.30pm
Friday                         8am – 6.30pm
Saturday                    8am – 12.30pm

We need a Head nurse to co-ordinate our busy and lively clinic with the support of the Veterinarian administrator. Work an average of 38 hours per week which may include alternating Saturdays

Responsibilities will include:

To be considered for this position you will ideally have:

Please email a cover letter and resume to crystal@eastwestvet.com.au

Gippsland Veterinary Hospital, Maffra (posted 18th December) Full Time Vet Nurse / Receptionist

The Gippsland Veterinary Hospital is looking for an experienced Veterinary Nurse / Receptionist to be part of their busy clinic team.

This long-established mixed practice includes our main hospital in Maffra as well as the Sale Vet Centre and purpose-built Gippsland Equine Hospital. We have a great client base consisting of progressive dairy and beef farmers and an ever-expanding population of dedicated equine and small animal owners that trust us with the care of their animals.

Your new role

You will never be bored in this role!  You will join a busy team of 14 vets and 30 support staff. You will support the veterinarians in providing the highest level of treatment and care for patients.

Your responsibilities and duties across the clinic will include: 

The successful applicant will meet the following key criteria:

For more information about the Gippsland Veterinary Hospital please view our website at www.maffravet.com.au.

How to apply

To apply for this role please email your cover letter, addressing the key criteria above with your resume including referees to the People and Culture Team at recruitment@apiam.com.au.    



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