Vet Nurses and other support staff

Locum Vet Nursing Positions


Fox Valley Animal Hospital, Wahroonga, NSW (posted 23rd November) Locum Vet Nurse 1st December to 30th January

We are a small animal hospital located in Wahroonga on the North Shore and are currently looking for a locum nurse to cover holiday leave from 1st December 2018 through to 30th January 2019.

The shifts will alternate between 8am-4pm and 10.30am-6.30pm 5 days per week with alternate Saturday shifts 8am-2.30pm. Week day off to compensate Saturday shift. Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays

Minimum 3 years experience in reception, surgery and product knowledge is a must.

Fast learner, experience with cornerstone a plus.

Please forward your resume to fvahpracticemanager@gmail.com

For more information, see foxvalleyanimalhospital.com.au and


Pet Universe Veterinary Centre, Adelaide, SA (posted 13th November) Locum December for 4-8 Weeks

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Locum Vet Nurse - 4-8 weeks Starting December 2018

Pet Universe is a progressive, high quality, small animal veterinary practice located 10 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD. With many years of veterinary experience, we have become an employer and practice of choice. We are also the Small Animal Practice of Excellence Winners 2015 and Telstra Small Business Awards SA 2015 Finalists.

Are you keen to extend your clinical skills in a supportive and innovative Practice?

Pet Universe is looking for a dedicated nurse who is:

Available to work flexible hours during the week & weekends.

Hours will range for 25 - 38 hours per week.

For interstate locums, we will pay for an approved economy flight to Adelaide with possible use of car.

We asked some of our senior nurses what they liked about working at Pet Universe & here’s what one of them had to say:
‘”We get the opportunity to broaden our knowledge with the extensive cases we see at Pet Universe. And we definitely have the opportunity to advance our clinical skills, as the vets are very willing to teach us. We are encouraged to place catheters, take bloods, intubate & assist with inductions, dentals & x-rays. The days when we are rostered as the “theatre nurse” allows us to be “team leader” in theatre that day which is great. We get the opportunity to be involved in exciting things like Stem Cell Therapy & Penn Hip. The staff are really fantastic and very friendly.” Nicole Smith, Head Nurse.

Only candidates available to work at short notice during the week on daytime, evening & some weekend shifts need apply.

We are looking for a nurse whose work ethic and personal values are in line with our core values:

To find out more about us have a more detailed look around our website - just visit www.petuniverse.com.au

For further information please forward C.V.s to Claire Lee, Managing Partner via email clairepentonlee@gmail.com. All applications handled in strictest confidence.


Wentworth Falls Animal Hospital, Blue Mountains, NSW (posted 12th November) Locum 4th January to 23rd February

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Wentworth Falls Animal Hospital is looking for an experienced vet nurse to cover holiday leave.

Dates are January 4th until February 23rd

Please contact Nicky Laws on

0403 555 556

www.wentworthfallsvet.com.au and facebook


Bondi Junction Veterinary Hospital, Sydney's Eastern Suburbs (posted 6th November) Locum 14th January to 15th February

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We are looking for a CertIV Vet Nurse extraordinaire to come and join our busy but efficient (and very good looking) team for a month.

We are a historic practice in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs, with strong community ties. Just minutes from Bondi Beach.

The right nurse must have experience working unsupervised in a fast paced environment. Confidence in the following are all preferable:

On site accommodation is available (shared with 2 veterinary students)

We are a close knit team who like to share a laugh, whilst maintaining a high standard of care for all our patients. We also like cake.

For more information or to apply, contact Liesl Chan de Weyer on path@bondijunctionvet.com or 02 9389 8411.

See https://www.bondijunctionvet.com/ and facebook


Burwood Road Veterinary Clinic, Concord, NSW (posted 19th October) Part Time Parental Leave Cover ASAP-May/June

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We are looking for a locum nurse for an immediate start through to May or June 2019 for maternity cover.

We are a busy small animal practice in the inner west of Sydney.

We are looking for a cert IV qualified and experienced nurse or someone enrolled in Cert IV with experience in the veterinary industry.

Essential attributes

The days being offered are Monday afternoon 1pm-7pm, Wednesday afternoon 1pm-7pm and every second Saturday 8am-12.30pm and the occasional holiday or sick leave cover.

If you're interested, please forward your cover letter outlining your experience and qualifications and your resume to Aimee or Sally burwoodrdvetclinic@gmail.com



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