Vet Nurses and other support staff

Locum Vet Nursing Positions

Pet Universe Veterinary Centre, Northern Adelaide, SA (posted 9th August) Locum Nurse to Start ASAP for 3-6 Months Negotiable

Locum Qualified Vet Nurse

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

Pet Universe Veterinary Centre has now expanded into the field of canine rehabilitation and regenerative medicine. Dr Chris Lee, Principal Veterinarian & Owner is now a qualified Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (studied at University of Tennessee, USA & internship at Veterinary Orthopaedic Sports Medicine in Maryland, USA).With an increasingly complex surgical & rehabilitation caseload as well as our unique feline -only entrance, reception , consult room & ward, we provide a very stimulating work environment.

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

Pet Universe is looking for a dedicated nurse who is:

Must hold Certificate 4 Veterinary Nursing or overseas equivalent qualification

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

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

To find out more about us have a more detailed look around our website - just visit

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

The Veterinary Surgery, Yarrambat & North Warrandyte, NE Melbourne VIC (posted 30th July) FT Maternity Leave

Experienced Veterinary Nurse position – FULL TIME (Maternity Position No 2 - I think it’s in the water!) Starting September 19

Located in Melbourne's north-eastern suburbs, The Veterinary Surgery comprises two practices; Yarrambat Veterinary Hospital & North Warrandyte Veterinary Clinic (both roughly 50min from Melbourne's CBD).

Our friendly, busy mixed practice requires an experienced veterinary nurse to fill a 12 month maternity leave position, with potential for further on-going employment opportunities.

Whilst we are a mixed practice, we keenly encourage small-animal nurses to apply.

What we are looking for in the ideal candidate:

We are hoping the new applicant would be able to start September 2019!

Please forward your cover letter & CV to:

Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital, Congupna (Shepparton), VIC (posted 9th July) Full Time Seasonal Equine Nurse September to January

Seasonal nursing position- Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia

Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital is one of the busiest equine referral hospitals in the Southern hemisphere. We have specialists in equine medicine, surgery and reproduction with the hospital, ambulatory and reproduction services collectively see over 4000 cases annually. The hospital provides a stimulating environment, training residents, interns and final year veterinary students all year round. During the season, approximately 100 equine neonates are admitted to the hospital for intensive care.

GVEH is seeking a seasonal equine nurse to work within the hospital from September 2019 to January 2020. The position will involve rotations through surgery, medicine (day and night shift ICU) and outpatients, with the successful applicants integrating into the existing 5-person nursing team.

A great attitude and good horse handling skills are essential for the position, with equine nursing experience or qualifications desirable. A strong team work ethic and the ability to work with minimal supervision are essential. The position is full time and involve some afterhours and night shifts on a shared, rotating schedule. An attractive salary will be offered to the right candidate.

For further information please contact

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Lennox Head Vet Clinic, North Coast NSW (posted 27th June) Experienced & Qualified Vet Nurse / Receptionist Maternity Cover

Veterinary Nurse/Receptionist - Covering Maternity Leave

Lennox Head Veterinary Clinic is a small animal practice, providing veterinary services at the highest level.  With an established core of committed clients we are seeking an experienced, passionate & motivated qualified veterinary nurse to join our lovely team in a casual capacity, covering Maternity Leave with a view to extend.

What we are looking for:-

We pride ourselves on being a community practice, we are not owned by a corporation.  Our clients come to us for the great care and service we provide. We have a wide and interesting caseload, small animal, wildlife and exotics.  We have a friendly, happy and energetic team and would love someone with the same personality traits to join us. 

To apply for this position, please email a covering letter and CV to: -

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