Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - Victoria


North Croydon Veterinary Clinic, North-East Melbourne (posted 18th October) Part Time Vet Nurse

North Croydon Veterinary Clinic

Position: Part Time experienced Veterinary Nurse required.

We are currently looking for an experienced, friendly and compassionate Veterinary Nurse to join our team.

We are a small but busy practice where all nursing duties are shared amongst the team. Duties include surgical nursing, medical and hospital care, reception and administration. We also have a cattery on site, so the candidate should have a strong desire to help pamper our special cattery boarders.

What we are looking for:

Pay is above the award for this role and will be commensurate with experience.

If you would love to work in a friendly, caring and fun environment then we would love to hear from you.

Please click here to see photos! 

Please forward your current resume and cover letter to:
markg_andrews@optusnet.com.au


Southpaws Specialty Surgery for Animals, Moorabbin (posted 7th October) Rotating Night Shifts

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Veterinary Nurse for Rotating Night Shifts - Specialist Referral Practice

Due to continued growth, Southpaws Specialty Surgery for Animals is seeking a veterinary nurse to join our existing veterinary and nursing team for rotating night shifts. Fulltime work of approximately 4 nights work per week on 12 hour shifts is available. We are open 7 days per week and so days of the week vary according to a roster. 

We offer generous remuneration to qualified and experienced candidates.

Our hospital is well equipped and purpose built as a referral hospital in Moorabbin. We pride ourselves on providing the highest level of patient care. We are a premier specialty veterinary referral hospital for dogs and cats. We are not a primary access emergency centre.

Responsibilities of the position:

Your skills and attributes required:

Southpaws Offers:

Further Information:

If you would like further information about our company please visit our website www.southpaws.com.au

If this position is right for you and you would like to join our committed team, please address your application to info@southpaws.com.au (and copy to katesav@me.com ).

Applications should include a cover letter and CV. Candidates will only be replied to if selected for interview. Referees should be available on request.


Johnston Street Veterinary Clinic, Melbourne (posted 16th October) Experienced Casual

An exciting opportunity is now available for a CASUAL position within our nursing team. This is a temporary position to cover permanent staff on annual leave.

The roster would include weekdays as well as weekends and public holidays. These shifts are rotating roles which includes reception, roving and surgical nursing.

The successful applicant will possess:

We are an independent veterinary clinic who prides itself on patient care and looking after animals as we would our own pets. We offer an above award pay rate and are easily accessible with on-site parking and we are close to bus, tram and train services.

If you believe you possess these characteristics and want to be part of a great team, please email your CV and cover letter and attention to; Amy Brewerton Practice Manager info@jsvet.com.au

Please note we cannot accept any trainee nurses.

www.jsvet.com.au


Greencross Vets Diamond Creek, North-East Melbourne (posted 16th October) Part Time Vet Nurse

Part Time Veterinary Nurse
Diamond Creek, 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 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 9 years, are committed to raising the industry bar and we want you to be a part of our journey! An exciting opportunity exists for a Part Time Veterinary Nurse to join our passionate team at our Diamond Creek 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:

Kate Rees
Practice Manager

kate.rees@greencrossvet.com.au


Fur Life Vet, Bendigo (posted 16th October) Full time & Casual Roles

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

We have 2 positions available – one full time and one casual.

Your responsibilities and duties across the clinic will include:

About You

What We Offer

Check us out at 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


Peninsula Vet Care, Mornington Peninsula (posted 15th October) Casual Leave Cover Vet Nurse

Experienced Veterinary Nurse required

Are you passionate about your work as a Veterinary Nurse but looking for a little more variety?

Then we have the position for you!

We are currently seeking an experienced Veterinary Nurse to provide casual leave coverage for our full-time and part-time nurses across our five Mornington Peninsula sites, including our 24 hour emergency and referral centre – if you’re up for the challenge! Our GP clinics are open from 8am until 7pm Monday to Friday, 9am until 5pm Saturdays and 10am until 2pm Sundays, so flexibility in work hours and locations is a necessity for this position.

The beauty of this position is, it will expose you to a wide variety of services offered by our clinics, including orthopaedics, reproduction, behaviour, pet export, emergency and critical care just to name a few.

Successful applicants need to have:

If this sounds like you, please send your application to jenna@penvetcare.com.au
Or call Jenna on 5986 2254 if you have any questions regarding this position.


Cheltenham Veterinary Clinic, SE Melbourne (posted 14th October) Full Time

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Full time Veterinary Nurse Wanted

Cheltenham Veterinary Clinic (http://www.cheltenhamvet.com) is seeking a Permanent Full Time Vet Nurse to join our team of 4 vets and 7 support staff.

We are looking for a dedicated, passionate nurse with good communication skills, a friendly positive attitude and a sense of humour. Our clinic has been serving the local area for over 35 years. The clinic is fully computerised and equipped with all the mod cons including digital x-ray, in house blood machine, etc.

Package $47,000 to $53,500 depending on experience.

Please fill in this questionnaire (self-scoring)

Your Ideal Job Location

Your Ideal Boss

Your Ideal Pay

Your Ideal Team


Your Ideal Educational Program

Your Ideal Hospital

A Quick Nurse Skills Test

A client walks in, yelling, with a bleeding dog so you

The phone rings while you are talking to a client at reception

The cat you are restraining for an iv starts to growl and spit so you

You are monitoring an anaesthetic and the Aplert is not beeping (working)

Bonus Question (4 points)

Please add up your score:

A=1 B=2 C=3 D=4


South Eastern Animal Hospital, South East Melbourne (posted 10th October) Full or Part Time Vet Nurse

South Eastern Animal Hospital

South Eastern Animal Hospital is looking for a part-time or full-time vet nurse to join our amazing nursing team!

South Eastern Animal Hospital provides a comprehensive range of medical and surgical services for small animals in a friendly and caring environment. Our aim is to provide the best quality of care for all our furry patients. Our clinic is well equipped includes an extensive in-house laboratory including T4 and Cortisol, digital x-ray, multi-parameter anaesthetic monitoring equipment, spacious treatment area and dedicated surgical theatre.

At SEAH we pride ourselves on going the extra mile whilst providing a fun and vibrant working environment where patient care is paramount. Culture is important to us and ours is based on respect, pride, empathy, resilience, fun and that little bit EXTRA. If you think you can get on board with our values, please, read on!

We are looking for a permanent part-time or full-time veterinary nurse to join our nursing team at the start of November.

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

About you:

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Please apply online with your CV or via email to ramtin.safrang@vetpartners.com.au for further information.


Racecourse Road Veterinary Clinic, Pakenham (posted 9th October) Full Time Vet Nurse

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Full Time Vet Nurse Required

Racecourse Road Veterinary Clinic is looking for an experienced veterinary nurse to join our clinic. We are a busy family owned small animal practice located in Pakenham that takes pride in delivering the highest standard of care to our patients and clients.

We are currently looking for a Full Time Nurse to join our amazing team of 5 Vets and 7 nurses. The ideal candidate is someone who is a team player, committed to high standards of care and has great communication skills.

What we are looking for:

What we can offer you:

If you would like to join our team, please send your resume with references to: david0807@gmail.com

See our website https://www.racecourseroadvetclinic.com.au/

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Manningham Veterinary Clinic & Cattery, Bulleen (posted 8th October) Full or Part Time Experienced Vet Nurse

Mannigham Vet

Manningham Veterinary Clinic & Cattery is a small animal veterinary practice, located in the suburb of Bulleen and has been a feature of the local area for many years. Our clients and patients are like family.

We are proud to be a fear free clinic. All consultations are 30 minutes in length to allow our patients time to acclimatize. Cats have a separate waiting area, consultation room and hospital ward. We use modern, science based, low stress handling techniques which requires patience and understanding from our team. As an ISFM-accredited clinic, our clients expect their cats to be handled the ‘no-scruff’ way – techniques which we are very keen to share.

Our clinic practices the highest standards of care. We are well-equipped with digital radiology, separate sterile surgeries, full IM3 dental suites including digital dental radiology, IV fluid pumps, Darvall heated breathing circuits, Doppler, blood pressure monitoring and pulse oximetry. The clinic is also fully computerised and runs the latest version of Ciderhouse.

As our clinic has been getting busier, we have a new position for an  Experienced Veterinary Nurse to join the Manningham family! The right candidate will be highly motivated with a strong work ethic, exceptional attention to detail and a ‘can do’ cat-titude. 

About the role:

What we are looking for:

What we can offer you:

For further information, please visit: https://manninghamvet.com.au

Please contact Tayla Hayes, Recruitment and HRM assistant, via thayes@nvcltd.com.au or 07 3063 0922 or Apply Now


Lilydale Veterinary Centre, North-East Melbourne (posted 8th October) Full Time Vet Nurse Across Two Locations

Qualified Vet Nurse in Ringwood and Lilydale
Lilydale Vet Centre
Qualified Veterinary Nurse – Full Time

Hey there! We are looking for a qualified nurse to join our business! We have a large emphasis on top-class veterinary treatment, and are often on the leading edge of technology and are constantly developing and evolving to stay ahead of the curve.

This position will be working between our emergency clinic Ringwood Vet Emergency and our regular clinic at Lilydale Vet Centre - working in these different environments, practicing high-level medicine and with different teams and outcomes is an excellent opportunity to gain a lot of experience!

The right candidate will be passionate, friendly, excellent communication skills, be willing to master new things and of course must be a qualified vet nurse in Australia.

What we are looking for:

What we are offering:

We have a large focus on re-imagining the vet industry in order to create a better working environment than most vet clinics, we deliver the best service for our clients and expect each team member to uphold our standards.

To learn more about our clinics please visit:
https://lilydalevetcentre.com.au/
https://www.ringwoodvetemergency.com.au/

Please follow this link to apply - we are not taking any other form of applications:
https://forms.gle/GJzdh2YfUD1bHZk46


Oakleigh Central Veterinary Clinic, SE Melbourne (posted 4th October) Senior Vet Nurse

Senior Veterinary nurse required for a full time position at Oakleigh Central Vet

We are a successful small animal practice with a wonderful, close knit team. We work out of a fully renovated, purpose built clinic five and a half days a week. Our clients and their pets are our number one priority, after all, without them we would not have a business!

To be successful in this position you will need the following:

Our clients and their pets are our priority and we pride ourselves on going the extra mile for them.

We are a reasonably small, busy practice and work closely together, the applicant will need to be both self motivated and able to work in a team environment.

Ideally the applicant will have experience using RX works, grooming and be comfortable with all aspects of general nursing.

Salary starting at $55k + super based on experience

If you think this role is a good fit for you, please contact Julie or David:

For more information, see www.oakleighcentralvet.com.au

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Hampton Veterinary Hospital, South-East Melbourne (posted 4th October) Part Time Vet Nurse

We are looking for an experienced Veterinary Nurse with a minimum of 2 years’ experience to join our team, ensuring the practice offers excellent customer service, to its clients, at all times, and has outstanding nursing skills on offer. The Hampton Veterinary Clinic is a small animal practice located in the Melbourne bayside suburb of Hampton. We are a 4 vet, 6 nurse team, who have a close relationship with our clients and practice good quality medicine and surgery. 

We are a high performing practice that has spent the last 33 years attracting clients that want the best for their pets. Our practice relies heavily on our nursing staff and they are a very valuable and integral part of the practice. Apart from the usual nursing duties our nurses are offered to participate in procedures with lots of hands on duties which include IV catheter placement, radiology, dentistry, taking blood for pathology, surgical assistance, etc.

The applicant will be responsible for undertaking the duties listed below under minimal supervision and should be able to delegate, manage and monitor key tasks. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

Skills and Requirements:

Please email your cover letter and resume to contactus@hamptonvet.com.au

We will contact only short-listed candidates. This is restricted to Australian residents only.

The role will require an average of 15 hours a week, with the potential to work more hours from March 2020. We have a rotating weekend roster, so the successful candidate will be required to work some weekends.

Visit: https://www.hamptonvet.com.au/


Hampton Park Veterinary Hospital, SE Melbourne (posted 3rd October) Part Time Experienced Vet Nurse

Hampton Park Vet Hospital

Veterinary Nurse Required Part-Time

You will join a great organization that believes one vision …Helping People and pets live extraordinary lives.  To us that means we care for our pets, clients and the team.

If you want to:

We want to hear from you!

We are after:

Enthusiasm and drive is vital.

You must have at least 2 years industry experience.

You must have completed or close to completing a Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing.

The position has some flexibility up to 35 hrs per week, no after hours but a share Saturdays in rotation (1 in 3).

Please send cover letter and application in writing to:

Dr Cameron Rain

application@hamptonparkvets.com.au


Croydon Veterinary Clinic, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs (posted 3rd October) Casual / Permanent Part-Time

Croydon Veterinary Clinic

Casual/Permanent Part-Time Veterinary Nurse

One of our fantastic nurses has decided to go and see the world. As sad as we are to see her go we are ready to welcome a new nurse into our team.

Are you a qualified and experienced vet nurse with excellent animal and people skills? Do you have a strong work ethic as well as a great sense of humour?

Then we would love to hear from you.

Croydon Veterinary Clinic is a busy small animal practice located in the Eastern Suburbs. We have a fabulous team of  5 vets and 7 nurses and we are seeking an experienced veterinary nurse to join our team. Our clinic is modern and well equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound and endoscopy.

Your primary duties will include:

We are looking for the following qualities and skills:

This is a position of approx 25-30 hours per week and ideally will commence in November but flexible for the right candidate.

Wages are above award and commensurate with experience.

If this role sounds like the next step in your career, please email  your application, together with a cover letter and resume to clinic@croydonvet.com.au, attention to Tara.

Croydon Veterinary Clinic
167 Mount Dandenong Road
Croydon, VIC, 3136


Lort Smith, North Melbourne (posted 2nd October) Experienced Full Time, Part Time and Casual Vet Nurses

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Veterinary Nurse

Lort Smith is Australia’s largest not-for-profit animal hospital with a clear vision to be recognised as the 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 beginnings. Today, Lort Smith reaches the community in three very unique ways; in our Animal Hospital by providing exceptional veterinary care irrespective of client’s personal circumstances; in our Adoption Centre by providing sanctuary, rehabilitation, welfare and new homes to  animals in need; and through our Community Outreach programs which focus on nurturing the human-animal bond and responsible pet ownership.  

In this role, you will be working in a large team of dedicated nurses and vets in a fast paced environment. Your ability to work collaboratively with fellow team members and build rapport with clients will be second to none.

This role involves all aspects of animal care and vet nursing including (but not limited to): medical care of patients, maintaining the overall hygiene of the hospital (including surgical areas and equipment), animal handling, customer service, feeding patients and other duties as required.

To be considered for this role, you will have the following skills and experience:

If you meet the above criteria, click on this link to apply: http://adr.to/p6nfu

To learn more about Lort Smith and the wonderful work we do, please visit www.lortsmith.com

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


Peninsula Vet Emergency and Referral Hospital, Mornington Peninsula (posted 2nd October) Part Time Night Shift Vet Nurse

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to join our awesome team.

Peninsula Vet Emergency and Referral Hospital is a newly established facility on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. Along with our emergency department, we have specialist medicine and surgery teams, as well as an anaesthesia and analgesia specialist. We are a purpose built hospital with all the advanced equipment you would expect.

We pride ourselves on being a referral and emergency hospital with a difference. At ERH, not only do we care about our patients, we also care about our staff.

You will be working with a management team who have many years’ experience working in the emergency and referral industry. We understand the challenges of night shift work, so we don’t roster our nurses for more than two overnights a week, and we ensure there is ample time between shifts to take care of the wellbeing of our team.

This role involves 2 overnight shifts a week, rotating on a three week rotation, which means you would work only 1 in 3 weekends, plus the odd day or evening shift (optional).

A position at ERH provides you with:

What we are looking for:

If you are looking to work for an emergency and referral hospital that provides high standards of care to their patients, who appreciates their staff, and works within their client’s needs, then we are the hospital for you and we would love to hear from you!

Please send your application to katherine@penvetreferral.com.au or call Katherine on 03 5979 9600 if you have any questions regarding this position.

For more information on Peninsula Vet Emergency and Referral, visit https://penvetreferral.com.au/


Northcote Animal Hospital, Melbourne (posted 1st October) Experienced Nurse

Senior Head Nurse

Do you enjoy leading a team and mentoring junior nurses? Well we have the perfect team for you!

A position has just become available to replace one of our wonderful senior nurses who is following her passion for grooming. This is a golden opportunity for a positive, animal focused, team player with exceptional communication and customer service. We are looking for that special someone with a willingness to learn and share knowledge. Someone who can be a patient advocate and provide gold standard care to our beloved patients.

The proximity of emergency clinics means that you will not have to work after hours with the peace of mind your patients will be cared for properly.

Hours negotiable, preferably 28-38 per week. Prior experience in clinic is essential, including anaesthetic monitoring.

View clinic photos here

Please apply to: management@northcotevet.com.au

www.northcotevet.com.au


St Kilda Veterinary Clinic, St Kilda (posted 1st October) Full Time Experienced Vet Nurse

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Are you a cert IV qualified or equivalent vet nurse?

Do you have at least 12 months in clinic practical experience?

We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and passionate veterinary nurse to join our team in a full-time role. We are a busy, fast paced small animal practice of 5 vets, 4 other nurses and a practice manager.

What we are looking for:

Trainee nurses need not apply as a qualification or equivalent experience is required for this role. The full-time position covers a rotating roster with 2/4 weekends (one Saturday morning shift and a full weekend) a month. Nurses on working visas may also apply.

Our priority is ensuring we deliver only the best care to our patients and clients. We foster a workplace where staff are motivated, happy and supported at work and we encourage further training and professional development.

Please send your CV to Noelle our Practice Manager: reports@stkildavet.com.au .

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

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Karingal Veterinary Hospital, Frankston (posted 27th September)

Are you an experienced, self-motivated veterinary nurse enthusiastic about the industry and wanting to work in a small animal practice with a large team?

A certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing would be highly desirable, however if you have the knowledge and experience from years of dedicating yourself to caring for your clients and patients then we would welcome the opportunity to get to know you further. We need an individual who shares our values in team work, customer service and patient care; has a bubbly personality who is not afraid of a little hard work and enjoys the rewards it brings.

As a practice we are continually evolving with technology becoming an increasingly important part of patient treatment and care. Those who embrace the use of new equipment and gadgets but respect their value are an important part of the evolving veterinary practice.

Hours
You would be working a 76 hour fortnight with every fourth weekend. Your hours will include a mixture of day and afternoon shifts, with the clinic closing at 8pm on weeknights. There is no on-call however occasionally there may be the need to stay back to treat an emergency or hospitalised animals.

The work
You will carry out a variety of both surgical nursing, consulting nursing and reception duties including but not limited to front of house customer service; placing catheters, blood collection and bandaging; hospital admission and discharge; general anaesthetic patient monitoring and performing dental cleaning, including digital dental radiology; running in-house pathology. We also value team consulting where you will work closely with your veterinarian in the consult room as well as being heavily involved in client education especially with regards to preventative healthcare for puppies and kittens.

With team consulting you’ll need the skills to develop strong relationships with clients in a relaxed and comfortable way as well as getting on with your patients.

You’ll also experience some variety if working the occasional shift at our more intimate practice Ballam Park Veterinary Clinic, only 250 metres down the road, where you will have the opportunity to personally see to the entire journey of each patient throughout the day, from welcoming them at reception, assisting with handling and nursing them through any surgical procedures. Those who demonstrate excellent communication, organisational and administrative skills should thrive in this position.

The pay
Your remuneration will be guided by the recommendations of the Animal Care and Veterinary Services Award. The level of pay will be awarded based on your qualities and any experience that you may bring to the position.

How to apply
To apply for this role, please download and complete our ‘Application for Employment’ form and return it (along with your CV) to jobs@vetsandyourpets.com.au.

It would be appreciated for those without experience not to apply as you do not meet the requirements of the advertised position.

Successful candidates will be contacted and offered a formal interview which may be followed by an observational interview where time will be spent alongside the team in each area of the practice. Finding our next superstar who embodies all the qualities mentioned above and whose personality gels with the team as if they had been here for years is more important to us than filling the position quickly, so please don’t be put off if this ad is up for a while – we may be waiting for YOU!

For more information regarding our practice, please visit our website www.karingalvet.com.au or Find Karingal Vet on Facebook


East Bentleigh Vet Clinic, East Bentleigh (posted 26th September) Part Time Experienced Vet Nurse

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At East Bentleigh Vet Clinic, we are a dynamic team that thrives on going above and beyond to keep pets healthy and owners educated and happy. We strongly believe in helping communities both internationally and locally, to improve the well beings of animals.

We get to do all this in a state of the art, purpose-built hospital. The experience and knowledge of the people you would get to work with, allows us to provide veterinary medicine and surgeries at the highest level. The ideal candidate will have flexibility and availability at short notice, a strong work ethic and the ability to adapt quickly.

What We Can Offer You:

Qualities you have:

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


Oakleigh Central Veterinary Clinic, South-East Melbourne (posted 25th September) Full Time Vet Nurse Parental Leave Cover

Experienced Veterinary nurse required for a full time Maternity Leave position at the Oakleigh Central Vet.

Position available from the start of November.

We are a successful small animal practice with a wonderful, close knit team. We work out of a fully renovated, purpose built clinic five and a half days a week.

Our staff, clients and their pets are our number one priority, after all, without them we would not have a business!

To be successful in this position you will need the following:

Our clients and their pets are our priority and we pride ourselves on going the extra mile for them.

We are a reasonably small, busy practice and work closely together, the applicant will need to be both self motivated and able to work in a team environment.

Ideally the applicant will have experience using RX works, grooming and be comfortable with all aspects of general nursing.

Salary + super based on experience.

If you think this role is a good fit for you, please contact Julie or David.

Check us out at www.oakleighcentralvet.com.au
info@oakleighcentralvet.com.au
03 9568 2211


Veterinary Referral Hospital Hallam, South-East Melbourne (posted 23rd September) Full or Part Time Vet Nurses

Full Veterinary Nurse
Hallam, Victoria

VRH provides comprehensive patient care including Emergency treatment, Intensive Care, Surgery, Internal Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging. We practice the highest standards of care whilst remaining a friendly and relaxed clinic.

We are seeking to fill up to Full Time (38) hours per week across our nursing teams. Part time and full time applicants will be considered. A range of flexible working options will be available for experienced referral nurses.

The role includes all aspects of nursing from reception duties to medical nursing.

We are recruiting new talent to an expanding team ahead of relocating to a purpose-built hospital in October 2019.

What we offer you:

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

If this role is the one you have been looking for and sounds like your next challenge please send your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above-mentioned criteria to:

Sarah Stafford
Nursing Director

sarah.stafford@petreferrals.com.au


Craigieburn Animal Hospital, Northern Melbourne (posted 17th September)

FULL TIME VETERINARY NURSE REQUIRED – CRAIGIEBURN

We have a full time position available at our Craigieburn clinic for an experienced nurse. The nurse we are looking for should be a veterinary nurse who is enthusiastic, caring, reliable, have a positive attitude and be able to deliver an exceptional level of client and patient care.

The position would suit a nurse who is seeking to work in a large practice with many areas of interest where they will have the opportunity to build on their general nursing skills. As well as doing the general nursing duties (ie reception, monitoring anaesthetics & cleaning) our nurses are encouraged to play an active role in consultations , place catheters, collect blood samples , bandage legs & perform regular monitoring of the hospital patients.

There is also the opportunity to become involved in the following activities that our clinic makes available to our clients :

A cert IV or diploma of veterinary nursing would be an advantage but preference will be given to candidates with the right attitude who want to succeed & progress as a nurse.

Our clinic is located in the northern suburbs of Melbourne & are within easy walking distance of railway stations.

Wage is above award and based on attitude, work ethic , experience and ability to progress and develop your skills.

Interested applicants should contact:
Dr. Michael Bell
Email: michaelbellhawk@outlook.com
Bh 03 9305 5855
Ah 0409 307 970

Mail – Craigieburn Animal Hospital
9 Craigieburn Rd.,
Craigieburn. 3064

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


Ringwood East Vetcare, South East Melbourne (posted 16th September) Experienced Part Time Vet Nurse

Ringwood East Vetcare

A position has become available in our clinic for an experienced part-time veterinary nurse (approximately 15-20 hours per week). Saturday shifts will be on a rotational basis once familiar with the clinic and the day-to-day running of the practice.

We are a small animal clinic located in Ringwood East in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne - an easy commute from the freeway or train station and a short stroll from our local shopping strip (so you will never be caught out without enough lunch!)

We pride ourselves on offering our clients a high level of veterinary care for their pets with outstanding customer support.  Our ideal candidate would be very friendly with the ability to help our clients (and their pets) feel right at home from the moment they walk in the door. Due to clinic growth, we are often very busy with surgery and hospital patients and require someone efficient and organised for this role. Flexibility in hours is essential. Excellent customer service skills and attention to detail is also desirable. Our staff are a very close-knit team who genuinely look out for each other, so we highly value the ability to fit in and work well within a team environment.

The role will comprise of a variety of duties including general nursing duties, surgical nursing, hospital patient monitoring, reception and assisting in our on-site cattery boarding facility. Our nurses are always highly involved in the cases we see and as such they have developed a keen understanding of the management of the various disease processes we encounter.  If this appeals to you and you are looking for a position where your nursing skills can develop and be respected and rewarded, then we would love to hear from you.

We have all of the equipment you would want to work with, making diagnosing and treating our patients that much easier. Including full in-house pathology, digital x-rays, ultrasound and full surgical monitoring equipment. We are also lucky enough to perform a wide range of soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries.

If you think that this is the job for you then we would love to hear from you!

Please contact clinic owner Dr Quyen Thai at info@ringwoodeastvetcare.com.au.


National Veterinary Care, Melbourne (posted 11th September) Full Time Floating Vet Nurse

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Floating Veterinary Nurse – Melbourne Clinics

National Veterinary Care (NVC) is a national provider of professional veterinary services. Our goals at NVC are to create an environment for veterinary professionals in which you can focus completely on pets and pet parents, and to provide all the tools and knowledge for you to do what you love – helping animals!

We are currently looking for an experienced Full-Time Veterinary Nurse to join our passionate team.  Working across nine well equipped clinics based in Melbourne, you will have access to great facilities and teams of experienced Vets and Vet Nurses.

The right candidate will be flexible with travelling between our Melbourne based clinics. You must be willing to work Saturdays and have a vehicle and driver’s license to allow you to move between the clinics regularly.

What we are looking for:

 What we are offering:

For more information about NVC, please visit www.nvcltd.com.au

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!

If you are interested in working with a great team with plenty of support and rewarding cases, please apply now via https://applynow.net.au/jobs/NVC728-floating-veterinary-nurse


Greencross Vets, Pakenham (posted 10th September) Part Time Experienced Vet Nurse

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Part Time Veterinary Nurse
Pakenham, 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 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 opportunity exists for a Part Time Veterinary Nurse to join our passionate team at our Pakenham 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:

Charmaine Douglas
Practice Manager
charmaine.douglas@greencrossvet.com.au


The Rabbit Doctors, Collingwood, Melbourne (posted 10th September) Qualified Vet Nurse

The Rabbit Doctors

Amazing Full Time Veterinary Nurse

Who are we?

The Rabbit Doctors is a rabbit and small herbivore practice with a thriving and growing caseload. We function as a general practice as well as offering an emergency and  referral service. Every day is different and we strive to offer gold standard care to all our patients.

We work out of the  Centre for Animal Referral (CARE) in Collingwood, sharing expertise and facilities with 24 hour emergency, surgery and medicine specialists, as well as advanced diagnostic equipment. On top of all that, we also run a busy house call business several days a week.

What we can offer:

What we are looking for:

If this sounds like a great fit for you but maybe you don’t tick all the boxes still get in contact, it’s important to us that we find the right “fit” for our team. Being qualified however is non-negotiable, as we are unable to offer the necessary support for a trainee at this time. An initial trial period will occur to ensure we meet one anothers’ expectations.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to therabbitdoctors@gmail.com

The Rabbit Doctors
5 Hood Street
Collingwood, VIC, 3066


Mitcham Pet Hospital, Eastern Melbourne (posted 9th September)

VETERINARY NURSE

A full time position is available in a modern, well equipped suburban small animal practice. Staff are helpful and friendly. Clientele are excellent.

The successful applicant will have:

We would prefer applicants to have a certificate IV qualification, or the equivalent in veterinary nursing experience. We will consider applicants with some paid veterinary nursing experience.

If you are confident and enthusiastic and this sounds like the job for you, please submit your resume and application to the practice manager Shirley Stanek at happypets@mitchamvet.com.au

Mitcham Pet Hospital is located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne at 599 Whitehorse Road, Mitcham.

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


Elgar Road Veterinary Hospital, Box Hill North (posted 9th September) Part Time Experienced Vet Nurse

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Permanent Part Time Nursing Position – with set roster

ERVH is a vibrant, busy small animal practice in the leafy suburb of Box Hill North.

You could be who we are looking for!

This is what our staff say about us:

Dr Isobel: “Elgar Road Vet has such a fun, supportive team that work really well together.  The people make this place.  I came here as a student, and I knew right away I’d come across something very special”

Eva:” I love our team, our clients and our patients”

This is what our clients say about us:

Vicki says “Elgar Rd Vet has professional, knowledgeable, friendly and caring staff members. They have looked after our animals for over 20 years and I would not take them anywhere else. Their care to some of our critically ill animals over the years has gone beyond expectations, their concern is genuine, often with follow up phone calls after hours and clear and concise explanations of diagnosis. I highly recommend Elgar Rd vet clinic. The cattery (DB Boarding) is also excellent.”

Margaret says “Excellent staff and wonderful care of animals here.”

We are currently on the search for a nurse that we can welcome into our team.  We all love a laugh and a cuddle with a pet but know when it’s time to knuckle down and work hard and we pride ourselves on our core values of respect, teamwork, compassion and great customer service.

Our ideal applicant would be:

The role is a mixture of reception and surgery 2 ½ days a week and 1 in 6 weekends starting 4th November.

If this sounds like an adventure you would be interested in please email a cover letter, explaining what has attracted you to this role, and a current CV to admin@elgarvet.com.au

It would be even better if you could drop it off in person so we can meet you and introduce you to the team.

Still wondering if you want to join us – check out our website, Facebook and Instagram pages:

Website - https://elgarvet.com.au/

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Westernport Vet Clinics, Hastings (posted 4th September) Full Time Experienced Vet Nurse

Westernport Vet Clinics, located on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, has a vacancy for a permanent full time Certificate IV Nurse in our practice.

Westernport Vet Clinics are a family run, community focused practice with 3 branches in Hastings, Somerville and Balnarring.  We have a varied and busy case load, with a great team of nurses and vets.  We pride ourselves on our excellent standard of veterinary care but also first class customer service. 

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and expertise.

Duties will include

If you feel you meet the requirements and would be an asset to our team, please forward your resume and references to admin@westernportvet.com.au or contact Leonie Jones on 5979 1214.


Pet Emergency and Specialist Centre, East Malvern (posted 4th September) Full Time Experienced Emergency Vet Nurse

Pet Emergency and Specialist Centre

Full Time Emergency Nurse

We are offering competitive rates approximately $25-$35/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 our experienced staff. 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.

Duties will include: triage, in-patient care, lab work, radiology / ultrasound / CT, postoperative patient care and client interaction (after hours reception) as well as cleaning and other duties as required.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

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

www.petemergency.com.au


Glenhuntly Road Veterinary Clinic, South East Melbourne (posted 4th September) Part Time Experienced Vet Nurse

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Part Time Experienced Veterinary Nurse

We are seeking an experienced part time Veterinary Nurse, at least 12 months experience. We are a busy small animal clinic in the South Eastern suburbs, close to Glen Huntly railway station.

Part time work: 3 days a week plus every 4th full weekend (Saturday & Sunday morning). The applicant will be required to work in both aspects of veterinary nursing including surgical and reception.

Veterinary computer program: Ciderhouse (experience with this program not necessary)

To apply, please email your resume to Laura Hanlon at info@glenhuntlyvet.com.au

For more information about our clinic, visit our website at www.glenhuntlyvet.com.au

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Brighton Veterinary Hospital, Melbourne Bayside (posted 4th September) Part Time or Casual Vet Nurse

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Part Time /Casual Vet Nurse

We are a small 1.5 Vet Clinic in beautiful bayside Brighton, just a stone’s throw from the famous Brighton dog beach. We are looking for a Veterinary Nurse to join our team to help ensure the practice continues to offer excellent customer service to our clients. If you are vibrant, with great communication skills and un-paralleled work ethic, please apply.

Some of the skills we are looking for

As mentioned, we are looking for a part time/ casual averaging up to 20 hours a week with the availability to work one in three weekends (Saturday 8.30am-2 pm & Sunday 9.30am-12.30pm) .

Please apply to kristi@brightonvet.com.au

See our website https://www.brightonvet.com.au/


RSPCA Burwood East, Eastern Melbourne (posted 3rd September) Casual Vet Nurses

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 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.

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.


Peninsula Vet Emergency & Referral Hospital, Mornington (posted 2nd September) Casual or Part Time ECC Vet Nurses

Exciting opportunity to join our awesome team!

Peninsula Vet Emergency and Referral Hospital is a newly established facility on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. Along with our emergency department we have specialist medicine and surgery teams, as well as an anaesthesia and analgesia specialist.

Our hospital is continuing to grow, and we are in need of casual emergency and part time nurses.

We pride ourselves on being a referral and emergency hospital with a difference. At ERH, not only do we care about our patients, we also value and appreciate our staff.

A position at ERH provides you with:

What we are looking for:

This casual position involves a range of shifts including days, evenings and overnights, especially on weekends.

If you are looking to work for a referral centre that provides high standards of care to their patients, who appreciates their staff, and works within their client’s needs, then we are the hospital for you and we would love to hear from you!

Please send your application to jenna@penvetcare.com.au or call Jenna on 03 5986 6963 if you have any questions regarding this position.

For more information on Peninsula Vet Emergency and Referral, visit https://penvetreferral.com.au/


Centre for Animal Referral & Emergency, Collingwood (posted 28th August) Full Time Surgery Nurse

Surgery Nurse

The Centre for Animal Referral and Emergency (CARE) is looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and conscientious nurse to join our specialist surgery team.

About CARE
CARE is a busy, well-equipped, multi-specialist veterinary hospital located in Collingwood, on the fringe of Melbourne city. It is a rapidly growing, privately-owned clinic that is strongly focused on providing the highest standards of patient, client and referring veterinarian care whilst preserving a supportive, friendly working environment for its staff.

The Opportunity
This surgical nursing position is an exciting opportunity to develop your nursing career. It involves the surgical, anaesthetic and inpatient nursing of a varied and interesting caseload of patients presented to the surgery department at CARE. The role supports our four surgeons and one intern and joins a team of three other dedicated surgical nurses. It involves responsibility for the care of hospitalized patients of the surgery department, as well as assistance with their anaesthetic management, specialized diagnostic tests, preparation for surgery and theatre nursing. In addition, there is a need for regular, reliable and detailed communication within the department, across departments of the hospital, and with clients and referring veterinarians.

About You
The ideal candidate is professional, genuine and personable, with exceptional written and verbal communication skills. An ability to adapt to changing circumstances and manage a variety of challenges that you may be presented with would be an advantage.

In addition to a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and considerable experience in the anaesthetic and nursing management of surgical patients, alignment with our team-oriented ethos and standards of care will be strongly valued. Specialist level nursing experience is desirable, particularly in a surgical setting, as is completion of, or enrolment in, the Diploma of surgical nursing.

The successful candidate will enjoy above award remuneration (salary range $52k-$64k), 4 weeks annual leave, support and encouragement for professional development and continuing education, and the opportunity to work in a constructive, cohesive team environment.

How to Apply
Applications, including a cover letter describing your suitability for the position, CV and a list of three references should be submitted to Erin Gibson at egibson@carevet.com.au by 28th October 2019.


Pet Emergency and Specialist Centre, East Malvern (posted 28th August) Full Time Surgical Vet Nurse

Pet Emergency and Specialist Centre

Full Time Surgical Nurse

We are seeking an experienced nurse to work in a single surgeon referral surgical department. Tasks would include anaesthesia, imaging, instrument cleaning / sterilisation, ordering, admitting / discharging and coordinating cases under the direct supervision of a specialist small animal surgeon and two residents in training.      

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

We have modern premises and are centrally located in Malvern East. For more information on services we provide visit www.petemergency.com.au

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


The Berwick Village Vet, SE Melbourne (posted 23 August) Part Time

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Experienced Part-Time Veterinary Nurse

The Berwick Village Vet is looking for an Experienced Part-Time Veterinary Nurse. Some experience is a necessity and Cert IV is an advantage. The role will involve both surgery and reception duties, and of course as with every other vet nursing position, everything in between! We are open 8-7 Monday to Friday and 8.30-12 on Saturdays. An equal share of Saturdays is involved (one in four at present).

We want someone with energy, energy for the busy surgical days, and energy to stay positive with our great clientele, even after a busy day. We also want a nurse who can self-direct during the quieter times. A particular advantage would be someone who loves customer service and puppy school experience would also be helpful. We have a really friendly team of nurses and vets, and pride ourselves and making our clients feel welcome. We love a laugh with and at ourselves and with our clients when it is appropriate. 

As for the clinic we are a growing small clinic, with a small animal only focus and no OOH. We have 1.5 FTE vets, and 4 vet nurses in various roles. We are looking for an applicant to start very soon.

If this sounds like you then we’d love to hear from you! If you would like to chat to Jeremy about the role then please call him at the clinic on 03 9707 3855. You can send CV’s by snail mail to 35 Clyde Rd, Berwick 3806, or by email to jeremy@berwickvillagevet.com.au


Middle Brighton Veterinary Services Pty Ltd, Coastal South-East Melbourne (posted 23rd August)

Veterinary Nurse (Qualified) – Full time, Permanent Position

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

Who we are:

What we need:
We are not just after anyone but the exceptional nurse who believes in what our team does – our Core Values. That person who is bright & bubbly as well as a natural communicator who excels at completing tasks well and on time.

So if this sounds like you… read on…

You will need:

Your responsibilities:

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.

What we can offer you:

  1. Supportive team – 4 Vets, 5.5 Nurses and Hospital Attendant
  2. Great opportunities for Communication, Learning and Training with our Daily Morning Huddle, Afternoon Rounds and Weekly Staff meetings
  3. Great clients
  4. Ongoing learning – we value continual learning for Vets and Nurse
  5. Standard Business Sponsorship approval

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@middlebrightonvetcentre.com.au
Alternatively give me a call Anna on 9592 9811.


 


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