Vet Nurses / Technicians / Veterinary Support staff

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Positions Available


Animals Asia Foundation, China (posted 11th December) Volunteer Vet Nurses

Vet Nurse Volunteer China

Animals Asia can only accept applications from volunteers trained in either veterinary science / vet nursing or qualified in wild-animal management (volunteers will also be considered who have a lot of experience working in the veterinary profession), as all hands on work with the bears necessitates intensive training.

All veterinary volunteer placements require a commitment of at least three months.

Basic Veterinary Nurse Volunteer Requirements

Main Duties

If you would like to apply for a volunteer vet nurse position, please send your CV and application letter to info@animalsasia.org


Crown Veterinary Services Pvt Ltd, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai, India (posted 11th December) One Year Contract Nurse

Position for Veterinary Nurse in India

Crown Vet, one of India's upcoming and newest veterinary care providers, is seeking a registered nurse to work out of its practice in Mumbai.

The overall contract term would be for one year with an opportunity to further extend. This would entail 2-4 months in Mumbai followed by a move to New Delhi for working in a new practice. Both practices will be headed by expat vets and are fully equipped for surgery and in-patient care. The role also involves training junior vets and helpers in essential nursing skills while on the job.

For more information on Crown Vet please visit www.crown.vet or follow us on www.facebook.com/thecrownvet

This is a position for a nurse who enjoys training and wants to take up the challenge of working in India.

Package includes salary, accommodation, airfares and visa.

For more information please email your cv to sheroy@crown.vet


Mission Rabies, Ghana (posted 10th December) Volunteer Vet Nurses for February Canine Vaccination Program

Vet Nurses: Volunteer with Mission Rabies in Ghana and help us eliminate this deadly disease

We run mass canine vaccination campaigns in the world’s rabies hotspots and are looking for vets to join us! This February we are very excited to be returning to for our second project in Ghana!

This project is an amazing opportunity to get fully involved in the challenge of mass vaccination; providing lifesaving protection for both the dogs and human communities living within this incredible part of Africa. Working alongside an experienced local team, you'll see beyond the tourist hotspots and use your skills at the heart of the local communities. During your time in Ghana you will be working in teams across assigned wards to achieve the 70% vaccination coverage needed to create herd immunity.

You will be trained to use our state-of the art epidemiological Mission Rabies App, used to collect vital vaccination and dog population data and to ensure that our work is scientifically robust.

Help us save human and canine lives – visit our website to apply to join our team out in Ghana this February! (February 1st- February 16th 2020).

www.missionrabies.com/volunteer


RSPCA PNG, Port Moresby (posted 4th December) Desexing Clinic Volunteers 2020

CALL FOR VETERINARY VOLUNTEERS:
RSPCA OF PNG ‘OPERATION WANTED PAPUA NEW GUINEA’ CAMPAIGN

In an effort to find humane solutions to control the stray and free-roaming dog populations, the RSPCA of Papua New Guinea has launched a new campaign modelled after the RSPCA Queensland Initiative ‘Operation Wanted’. Operation Wanted Papua New Guinea is a large-scale desexing and awareness campaign intended to help reduce the stray and free-roaming dogs.

The pilot campaign will offer free desexing in targeted areas of Port Moresby and began in October 2019. The challenge for RSPCA PNG in embarking on this enormous journey is to ultimately manage the dog and cat populations firstly within Port Moresby and additionally with the challenge of taking the initiative nationwide.

Dates for desexing outreach clinics next year are as follows:
February 24-28th, 2020
April 2020
June 2020
August 2020
October 2020

The volunteer roles will consist of:

RSPCA of PNG will be working with communities involved to provide a safe and secure event welcomed by the community.

RSPCA of PNG will be providing accommodation and transport to all volunteers to and from the airport and outreach sites.

To register your interest or obtain further information please email: practicemgr@rspca.org.pg.

The RSPCA of PNG would like to express our sincere gratitude to all our volunteers both in PNG and abroad, as we are unable to continue the work we do without their assistance.

Dr. Jessica Hoopes
Practice Manager/Senior Veterinarian
RSPCA PNG


Tai Wai Small Animal and Exotic Hospital, Hong Kong (posted 26th November)

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Hong Kong Exotic opportunity for Veterinary Nurses

Are you looking for a new challenge in nursing and lower tax rate? We are looking for experienced, passionate and motivated veterinary nurses to come work day shift in a 24 hour small animal and exotic hospital.

Hong Kong is a vibrant Asian city; it is easy to get around and there is so much to do: a great night life, fabulous food, local culture, arts, beaches and beautiful natural countryside. Travel to China, Thailand and other exotic countries which are only a short trip away. Hong Kong is a safe city in the world to live, even with the recent government protests there has been very little disruption to normal life, or personal risk.

We are looking for a senior nurse to manage our veterinary nursing team and an addition qualified veterinary nurse, due to our expanding hospital. We see a wide range of species within our hospital; these include dogs, cats, rabbits, terrapins, tortoises, birds, chinchillas, guinea pigs, lizards and even the odd goat or pig. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, enthusiastic, fun and have a positive personality. It is an ideal opportunity to work with highly experienced and exotic certified veterinary specialists.

Our facilities include:

Job requirements:

Visa and work permits will be supported, financial help given for relocation and accommodation provided for the first month. CPD is supported and actively encouraged. The equivalent of 1-month annual leave and 12 days public holiday provided. We offer a higher salary than UK levels.

Please take a look at our website for more information on our fantastic facilities at www.taiwaiexotic.com

If you are interested please send a letter of application indicating why you would like to come and work with us along with your CV to vetnurse@taiwaiexotic.com

Closing date for applications 10th January 2020


Animals Asia Foundation, Chengdu, China (posted 8th November) Degree Qualified Nurses

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Calling all degree nurses!
Qualified Veterinary Nurse – Bear Rescue Centre in China

Do you enjoy a challenge? Are you dedicated to animal welfare?  Are you a qualified veterinary nurse or technician and do you have a degree in veterinary nursing or a related field?

This is an outstanding opportunity for motivated individuals pursuing a career in wildlife care and welfare.  The Veterinary Nurse will work as part of a highly skilled veterinary team to ensure the care of predominantly Asiatic black bears (moon bears) and domestic animals at our rescue centre. Appointment is full-time, five days a week plus rotational weekend work.

Candidates should be highly motivated with plenty of initiative and should be comfortable with both clinical and non-clinical work. There is a high degree of autonomy in this position and while you will work closely with other team members you will have distinct areas of responsibility; while reporting to the Senior Vet Surgeon.

You will contribute to the constantly evolving field of bear medicine and management and will be expected to have a high degree of clinical skill and a passion for ongoing self-education.

Requirements

The following items are included in your full-time contract

How to apply

Interested parties please forward PDF copies of your cover letter (stating the applied position), CV with your current and expected salary along with a completed Job Application form to: hrhkg@animalsasia.org. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For more information please visit our website www.animalsasia.org

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.  Personal data collected will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purpose

Closing date: Open application at the discretion of Animals Asia Foundation


Island Vet Services, Cayman Islands (posted 2nd September)

ISLAND VETERINARY SERVICES
PO Box 2316, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands KY1-1106 Tel: 9490787

Veterinary Technician

We are looking for an honest, hardworking, self motivated and compassionate individual who works well with a team of employees day to day.

A Veterinary Technician with at least 5 years experience is preferred.

We are a busy practice with an emphasis on personal relationships with our clients and their pets.

Communication skills, willingness to do any job asked and a strong work ethic is a must .

You must also be willing to learn and follow our procedures regardless of previous clinic experience.

Job Summary:
Assisting  Veterinarians with routine patients appointments, iv catheter placements, anesthesia monitoring , assisting with surgery and dental procedures, perform digital x-rays, icu monitoring, laboratory procedures, client communication, dispensing medication , inventory, operation and maintenance of equipment, daily treatment of hospitialized patients, and training of less experienced staff are a few of the main daily duties expected.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Salary is US $3250.00 per month.

We invest heavily in our employees’ long-term success and happiness. We offer benefits packages including, health insurance and pension.

If you are looking for an opportunity for growth and to work with an amazing team that provides exceptional medical care, apply today!

Email your resume to islandvetservices@hotmail.com


Al Qurum Veterinary Clinic, Muscat, Oman (posted 19th August)

Al Qurum

Veterinary nurse position available:
Muscat, Oman

Oman, is a sultanate in the Middle East on the southeastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, bordering the Arabian Sea. We are a small animal fast paced clinic situated in Muscat, the capital city and hidden gem of the country. The city is bursting with culture, sunsets and beautiful scenery.

Ideal candidates to have the following:

The ideal candidate will receive the following work package:

More information can be found at www.muscatvets.com
Applications please apply via email with attached CV: info@muscatvets.com


Vietnam Animal Aid and Rescue, Hoi An, Vietnam (posted 15th Aug) Assistant Shelter Manager

Vietnam Animal Aid and Rescue

Vet Nurse required at our farm sanctuary in Hoi An, Vietnam

Vietnam Animal Aid and Rescue needs an Assistant Shelter Manager at our shelter where we feed, clean up after, and love 35 rescued animals.

Vet Nursing experience is required as we are in the process of closing down the shelter and opening a veterinary clinic to better help both owned pets and strays within the area.

The candidate needs to be able to help our shelter manager for our first shift from 5:30am to 9am. This includes feeding all the animals, sweeping and mopping, emptying litter trays and maintaining the front and back areas where our resident dogs, cats, chickens and pigs live. Afternoon feeding then begins between 3-4pm and generally takes 30 minutes.

Staff work 5 and a half days a week, and are able to go explore the city or enjoy the beach between shifts and in the evenings.

We require that staff are confident on a motorbike or comfortable riding a bicycle in the heat here to get around. We are 2 km from the center of the city and being used to this type of Asian wild traffic is essential.

Most of animal care involves cleaning up after them and maintaining the safety and cleanliness of the shelter and property.  We have a lot of gardening work to do, and as we are just a mile from a beach, sand gets everywhere.  It is VITAL that you enjoy cleaning.  Being passionate about keeping the facility spotless and safe is really important for the animals and for all of us that live there at the shelter.

Onsite accommodation in your own room with shared bathroom. Kitchen available. 9 month minimum required stay. Travel insurance and rabies vaccination required.

This is a full time paid position of $400USD per month.

For more information or to apply please contact: info@vietnampetsandvets.com

www.vietnampetsandvets.com

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Island Vet Services, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (posted 8th August) Experienced Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician

 We are located in Grand Cayman in the caribbean and we are looking for an honest, hardworking, self motivated and compassionate individual who loves animals and is a good team player.

Job Summary:

Assisting Veterinarians with routine patients’ appointments, iv catheter placements, anesthesia monitoring, assisting with surgery and dental procedures, perform digital x-rays, ICU monitoring, laboratory procedures, client communication, dispensing medication, inventory, operation and maintenance of equipment, daily treatment of hospitalized patients, and training of less experienced staff are a few of the main daily duties expected.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Salary is CI $2,600.00 per month plus all statutory benefits.  Please Email resume to islandvetservices@hotmail.com

If you are looking for an opportunity for growth and to work with an amazing team that provides exceptional medical care, apply today!


Sanistook Animal Rescue, Chang Mai, Thailand (reposted 26th July) Volunteers Veterinary Nurses / Technicians / General

Sanistook Animal Rescue

VET NURSES, VET TECHS, GENERAL VOLUNTEER

Santisook is Thai run, non-profit organization committed to serving a lot of dogs and cats living in Chiang Mai area. We run a dog shelter and a cat shelter, re-homing hundreds of animals annually, provide emergency care to strays, work with local monks in helping their resident temple dogs, provide TNR services for local government and local caretakers who feed the strays, and offer subsidized sterilizations for the dogs and cats of the very poor

We are in need of Vet nurses all year round. Vet nurses and techs help at the shelter for treatment of 500+ shelter dogs and cats, emergency care for strays, TNR, and assisting Thai vets with the treatment of animals owned by the very poor. 

Vets, nurses and techs who can commit to one month stay will be considered for free accommodation depending on availability.

Vet students and general volunteers are welcome to apply. A minimum of one week is required. Volunteers are based out of our cat shelter in the town of Doi Saket, outside of Chiang Mai city. No fee to volunteer. Onsite accommodation available.

Chiang Mai has a rich culture of Thailand and if you are into learning /improving your skills on spay and neuter, or learning the culture, or adventure and wanting to help the animals at the same time, please check our website santisookdogsandcats.org or email us at

santisookdogsandcats@gmail.com

Kawasan Wisata Pendidikan Lingkungan Hidup (KWPLH), Borneo, E Kalimantan (reposted 26th July) Volunteer Vet Nurses

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Veterinary help needed in Indonesian Borneo

Help improve animal welfare in Indonesia by sharing your skills and experience!

Program Description:
Kawasan Wisata Pendidikan Lingkungan Hidup (KWPLH) is an environmental education center located in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. The facility’s goal is to increase environmental awareness and animal welfare. In addition to our animal programmes, the facility has several education buildings, picnic areas and playgrounds. To see a full description of the KWPLH’s facilities and goals visit www.beruangmadu.org or email us.

KWPLH provides a wonderful accommodation in the form of a forested enclosure for 7 sun bears rescued from the illegal pet trade. Sun bears are the mascot of Balikpapan, and many of our current education programs focus on this species.
Our Domestic Animal Program was created in response to the frequent dumping of kittens at KWPLH. We have attempted to establish a safe home for abandoned kittens and a sterilization and adoption program. We currently have 145+ cats under our care; In addition we also take care of 30 dogs, and several other rescued wildlife species whenever brought to the center (macaque, civets, slow loris, birds).

The goals of our Domestic Animal Program are:

Volunteer Vet Nurse Needed
We are in need of a vet nurse to assist in the management and development of our animal programmes with a focus on our Bear management and Domestic Animal Program. The primary goal is to give medical care to our animals
and to train our Indonesian animal care-taking staff in mastering necessary vet nursing skills. Other tasks include up - dating/maintaining our medical administration and records, enrichment and training programs, and enhancing our cat adoption
program. There will be work with the sun bears and other wild species, but most time will go to our domestic animals.

Outlined below is a list of topics that we need help with:

For more details about KWPLH and the nurse position please email us!

We welcome the help from a new vet nurse in 2019-2020. The position is preferably for 6+ months, but do e-mail us as well if you are available for shorter periods [although 3 months is a minimum ]. Free housing is provided at the center, but a small local catering fee is requested for meals. A volunteer visa will need to be applied for. Couples are also welcome to apply.

Please send end questions and resumes to Gabriella Fredriksson:
gabriella.fredriksson@gmail.com

For further information visit our website: www.beruangmadu.org or  www.pronaturafoundation.org


Worldwide Veterinary Service (reposted 24th July) Volunteer Vet Nurses

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Vet Nurses: Volunteer Abroad with Worldwide Veterinary Service

Use your skills to help WVS provide veterinary care in places no one else can. From spay and neuter clinics in Malawi and Romania, to big cat conservation and working equines, WVS run projects all over the world and are looking for vet nurses to join us. Placements vary in length from approximately two weeks up to three months.

3 years’ experience required for the majority of WVS projects but it varies so please do see all the opportunities available on our website: https://wvs.org.uk/work-with-us/volunteer-trips


Animals Asia Foundation, Chengdu, China (reposted 24th July) Volunteer Vet Nurses/Technicians

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Vet Nurse Volunteer China

Animals Asia can only accept applications from volunteers trained in either veterinary science / vet nursing or qualified in wild-animal management (volunteers will also be considered who have a lot of experience working in the veterinary profession), as all hands on work with the bears necessitates intensive training.

All veterinary volunteer placements require a commitment of at least three months.

Basic Veterinary Nurse Volunteer Requirements

Main Duties

If you would like to apply for a volunteer vet nurse position, please send your CV and application letter to info@animalsasia.org


IAPWA, Malaysian Borneo – Kota Kinabalu - Sabah (reposted 24th July) Volunteer Vet Nurses

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IAPWA are a UK registered charity operating a TNR project at the city dog pound in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo. We neuter and provide veterinary care and treatment to stray dogs collected around KK. IAPWA support local NGO’s providing neutering and veterinary care to dogs and cats in their shelters and do outreach in other areas of Sabah. The team also promote responsible pet ownership via education sessions.

The work is fast paced and our vet team perform high numbers of neuterings per day, the facilities at the pound are pretty basic and the work can be demanding but.... it is extremely rewarding.

IAPWA provide accommodation for all our volunteers in a well equipped volunteer house in a quiet neighbourhood just outside the city. Volunteers provide their own food but utility bills are paid by the charity and a car is provided for the volunteer team to use.  Volunteers get plenty of time off to explore and our resident local team are friendly and supportive. 

Although the project has a small local team we depend on volunteers and need qualified volunteer vets and nurses all year round. Ideally we would like vets to commit to 3 months or more as we have to obtain temporary practicing permits we do however consider requests for shorter placements when we can. Nurses do not require practice permits and we can usually accommodate shorter stays.

If you are interested in this opportunity to:

Please contact babs.obrien@iapwa.org for more information.

www.iapwa.org


Koh Mak Animal Care Center, Koh Mak, Thailand (reposted 24th July) Volunteer Vet Nurses

Koh Mak Animal Care

About Us:

The Clinic:

Accommodation:

Koh Mak:

For more information or to apply please contact Kevin: kalapana100@yahoo.com

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Nurses Available

Louise Halsey, Asia wide (posted 14th November) Registered Veterinary Nurse on the RCVS register

My name is Louise and I'm 29 years old from Solihull in the West Midlands area of England, with a Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.

Registration number 7051277. Experience in working in referral hospital, charity hospital, and general practice, I have worked in the Veterinary industry for 14 years.

I am seeking locum veterinary nurse work in Austraila, New Zealand and Asia.

Available from January 2020 for the foreseeable as I will have a working holiday Visa which will entitle me to a year's work.

I am seeking work ideally for week days and weekend day shifts, however I'm happy to work night/emergency shifts if required. Happy to work weekends.

If you have any on site accommodation that would be fantastic.

Please contact me on my email: louiseelizabethhalsey@hotmail.com
Or contact me on 07850749374 if you require any further information.


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