Vet Nurses seeking Work

These advertisers are seeking work in the Veterinary and Animal Care industries. Employers are welcome to contact job seekers directly.

Siheng Sun (Selina), Manawatu and Wellington region (posted 26th August) Experienced Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Siheng Sun (Selina). I located in Palmerston North.
I am seeking for full- time veterinary nurse position through Manawatu and Wellington region (ideally). I am keen to relocate for a more exceptional experience.

I have completed the National Diploma in Veterinary Nursing in 2016 at Otago Polytechnic, followed by the BBS degree in Accounting from Massey Univerisity.

I have three years of clinical experiences. I  can confidently perform all nursing duties such as IV catheter placement; take a blood sample; perform in-house lab tests; surgical preparation; and GA monitoring;  care hospitalized patient and post-op recovery; x-ray positioning and perform nurse consultation. 

I can competently restrain feline patients and handle other animals with low-stress handling techniques.

I am a hard worker, a fast learner, and an excellent support person. I am good at prioritizing and time management. I always set a daily to-do list and achieve them efficiently and effortlessly.

In May 2019, I have completed the ISFM Advanced Certificate in Feline Behaviour with distinction.  I am interested in all aspects of veterinary nursing and have an interest in feline nursing, anesthesia, emergency, and critical care nursing.

Please feel free to contact me or for a copy of my CV via

Emily Hargreaves, New Zealand-Wide (posted 15th August) UK, Registered Veterinary Nurse - Available October

Hi, I am Emily Hargreaves from the UK. I am a Registered Veterinary Nurse seeking locum work around New Zealand, ideally 2-3 months at a time however, I will be happy to work longer within the right place.

I obtained my level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing in January 2019 and have worked within the Veterinary industry, in the UK, since 2013 as a Veterinary Nursing Assistant.

I currently work within a busy Veterinary Hospital in the UK. I take part in medical, surgical and emergency nursing, work closely with clients, work night duties and weekend shifts and I love the thrill of a busy practice. I am a bubbly and enthusiastic individual looking for locum work, while travelling around New Zealand.

I am currently on sabbatical, and have been since the 9th July 2019, to experience some work abroad. I am currently spending three months in China on a volunteer placement with Animals Asia, working as a Registered Veterinary Nurse, with Moon Bears rescued from Bile farms and with some local small animals. On the 24th September I will be travelling to New Zealand on a year’s working visa, where I hope to continue working with animals.  From a young age I have wanted to work with animals and experience new places and now I am an RVN I feel like this is the perfect time.

I feel I have grown in confidence over the past couple of years, from working in both a busy hospital and a smaller branch. I am excited to travel,learn and grow by working in unfamiliar surroundings and experience every aspect of Veterinary Nursing that I can.

For more information and a copy of my CV, please get in touch via email:

Chelsea Grove, Morrinsville Waikato (posted 11th July) Rural Animal Technician

Hi I’m Chelsea, I’m located in Morrinsville in the Waikato and am available for part time work throughout disbudding and I will be available during other times of the year.

Last year I completed my rural animal technician qualification and gained skills while doing work placements with various equine and farm vets. I am still fairly green in the veterinary industry however I have assisted and carried out tasks such as disbudding / dehorning, vaccinating, assisting with pregnancy testing, minor surgical procedures and calvings.

I have gained other skills from rearing young stock, relief milking, docking / castrating sheep and working with horses for 16 years, I’m reliable quiet, patient and happy to give anything a go.

I’m only available part time or as a relief staff as I currently do relief work on our farm and I'm a foaling attendant. I’ll be available for more work from mid December. I’m very interested in large animal nutrition and emergency cases.

Feel free to call me on 027 858 6784 if you need a hand, one offs and relief work is more than welcome!

Yvonne Loh, New Zealand-Wide (posted 4th Juy) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

Hello, my name is Yvonne and I am looking for a full-time vet nurse position as a qualified and experienced vet nurse. I am Singaporean and currently work in Singapore. 

I graduated with a Diploma in Veterinary Technology (Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore) followed by a Bachelor in Science (Hons.) majoring in Zoology (University of Queensland, Australia), and have also completed my Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing with Animal Industries Resource Centre. 

I have been doing the following work for the past six years and I believe that I have the skill sets that will bring value to your practice at various levels.  On top of my background and experience in veterinary nursing, I have developed skills in the administrative side of practice management and can fulfil both front desk and nursing roles when required.  My exposure to the various areas means I have a broader understanding and appreciation of the work processes that relate to the overall effective running of the practice.  I have experience working as a veterinary technician/receptionist in veterinary GP practices and a multi-disciplinary veterinary specialist referral hospital in Singapore.

Since then I have completed some CE courses including surgery and anaesthetic monitoring, fluid therapy for small animals, the basics of internal medicine in small animals, capnometry and ECG interpretation as well as attend several congresses including WSAVA and BSAVA.  I am in the midst of completing my Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in ECC with Vets Now (UK) and veterinary technician specialization in anesthesia and analgesia with AVTAA (US).

I am interested in all aspects of veterinary nursing although I am especially interested in small animal emergency, internal medicine, anesthesia and feline nursing. 

I have been described as driven, self-motivated, hardworking and I get along well with my fellow colleagues.  I place a high importance on continuing education and providing quality nursing care to my patients. 

Please feel free to contact me via email ( if you would like a copy of my resume and references. 

Heather Bacon, Wellington Region (posted 26th June) Experienced Vet Nurse

I am coming to New Zealand from the UK in August.

I am interested in any work available, ideally in the Wellington area and will be available from 19th August.

Please contact me if you have any questions, or for a copy of my CV: 

Jan Bothwell, Anywhere throughout NZ (posted 24th June) Locum Vet Nurse / large animal veterinary Technician

Hi, I am Jan Bothwell from the UK. 
I graduated 10 years ago from University with an honours degree in Veterinary Nursing and Practice Management, where I specialised in large animals.  I am also currently studying a Post Graduate Certificate in Livestock Health and Production. 
I have worked in Veterinary practices, ranging from first opinion small animal and mixed animal practice in the UK and emergency clinic in Australia.  

I am interested in locum shifts as a veterinary nurse as well as large animal veterinary technician throughout New Zealand and am available from late July. 

For more information and a copy of my CV, please get in touch via email:


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