Vet Nurses and other support staff

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

ALERT FROM KOOKABURRA - Advertisers on this page have received email spam purporting to be from a veterinarian requesting a cover letter and CV, with an obviously false veterinary surgery name. Please be on your guard and do not provide personal details unless sure that the contact is genuine. 9th March 2015.

Natelie, Melbourne, VIC (posted 30th November) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi there!

My name is Natelie, and I am looking for work placement at a veterinary clinic for a minimum of 15 hours per week located somewhere in Melbourne.

I am enrolled at tafe to start a Certificate IV in Vet Nursing next February and am very excited to start working in the nursing industry.

Recently I was working at a dog kennel in Queensland where I was grooming, socialising dogs, administering medication, and a lot of cleaning and sanitizing. But because my partner was struggling to find work we moved to Melbourne and I decided I'd like to further my skills and start studying.

Own car and am ready to start my traineeship now (even though I don't start my course till next year!)

Feel free to call me at anytime on 0400 488 539 or email for a resume. Thanks for your time! 

Maya De Moura, Northern Beaches, Sydney, NSW (posted 30th November) Overseas Qualified Vet Nurse

I am an overseas post-graduted vet seeking for a part-time (3 or 4 days/week) nurse position. Currently I am working full time, but I need extra time for my NVE studies. I have over 1 year working as a GP nurse here in Australia and over 3 of experience in my hometown with general clinic, surgery and emergency. I'm highly skilled with blood collection, catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, nurse/reception tasks and patient care. I have the ability to work efficiently and multi - task, I'm proactive and willing to learn.

Contact on :

Samantha Costelloe, Melbourne, VIC or Sydney, NSW (posted 27th November) Experienced UK Qualified Vet Nurse

Hi , my name is Sam , I'm currently in Melbourne with a working holiday visa. I am an experienced registered veterinary nurse from the UK looking for locum work in Melbourne or Sydney. I have 8 years post qualifying experience in a wide variety of practices, including a year in Australia previously.  I am experienced in emergency out of hours work in a busy hospital and confident in all aspects of veterinary nursing. Available immediately, please contact me on

Jelena, Melbourne, VIC (posted 24th November) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Jelena, I am motivated and passionate individual who has a huge placein my heart for animals (fur babies as I like to call them).

I have experience volunteering within an Animal Rescue organization and my previous position in retail and current position in client services has enabled me to confidently interact with all people.

I have recently started my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with Open Colleges and am very keen to get some hands on skills and experience.

I am looking for either a trainee position or a clinic which is willing to take me on for placement as I have to complete 480 hours along with my studies.

I am hoping to start my placement/trainee-ship in early 2016 so if your clinic has any available positions please feel free to contact me via phone or email and I will forward my CV and a cover letter.

Please take note that I have reliable transport, so I am willing to travel to locations.
Mobile- 0401 635 200

Marissa, Kingston/Bayside Melbourne, VIC (posted 24th November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

I am a fully qualified vet nurse with 5 years experience in a small animal practice. I am looking for some casual work in Kingston/ Bayside areas in Melbourne.

I am confident in all aspects of vet nursing such as monitoring of anesthetics, patient handling, catheter placement, taking of and running bloods on an IDEXX machine as well as many more day to day nursing procedures.

I am also very experienced in Rx works and confident in all reception duties.

I am a very hard, efficient worker and love working in a team.

You can call or email me anytime at or 0432 548 400.

Tess Richardson, Australia-wide (posted 24th November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

Relevant Qualifications: Completed Veterinary Nurse Training Institute Certificate, Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience), National Vocational Qualification in Animal Care Level 2 (UK).

Relevant Experience: 4 weeks intensive training in small animal practice, Melbourne, November 2015; 6 weeks in Small Animal Veterinary Clinics (UK and Australia); 12 weeks Veterinary Handling and Husbandry Placement (Companion animal, Cattle, Sheep, Chickens, Research laboratory and Equine), volunteer at Megan Jones Equestrian Facility, member of Roseworthy Steer Team for 2 years.

I am looking for a full time position in a Veterinary Clinic as a Vet Nurse, Trainee Nurse or Receptionist. I am happy to work anywhere in Australia for the right position as well as working with companion animals, exotics, large animal or equine.

I am used to a flexible working pattern and will be a hardworking and reliable team member for any practice.

Contact Tess for a CV:, 0474 139 848

Aaron, Central Coast NSW (posted 23rd November) Qualified Cert IV Vet Nurse

I am currently looking for part time work as a veterinary nurse, I qualified Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2014 from Kurri Kurri TAFE.

I am proficient in Cornerstone, IDEXX blood machines, and have amazing people skills, I am able to work within a team and can take charge when required.

I have a lot of experience with small animals including pocket pets, I have handled larger animals such as cattle and horses. I do have anaesthetic monitoring experience and able to work in all areas, I am a all rounder type of guy.

If you would like a copy of my Resume please contact me- or
0403 690780

Ashley Pronyk, Sydney, NSW (posted 23rd November) Overseas Qualified and Experienced Veterinary Nurse

My name is Ashley and I am currently seeking a full-time or part-time position as a veterinary nurse. I am here in Sydney on a working holiday visa with 6 months remainder but would be keen on staying longer if the opportunity was available. I have been a veterinary nurse for 2.5 years after graduating from a 3-year accredited college program in Ontario, Canada. 

I have a wide range of nursing experience which includes client interaction, answering telephone calls, booking appointments, taking payments, making repeat prescriptions, packaging and autoclaving theatre equipment, taking and processing x-rays, helping restrain patients, nurse clinics, stock rotation, taking blood samples, placing intravenous catheters running in-house labratory tests, drawing up and giving medications, monitoring anaesthetics, scrubbing up to assist in theatre, taking blood pressure readings, prepping patients, general cleaning, looking after hospitalised patients including critically ill and emergency cases, doing night duties and weekend shifts.

Please contact me at: or phone 0473 008 898.

Marty, Brisbane & Western Suburbs, QLD (posted 17th November) Trainee Vet Nurse/Kennel Hand

Hello there,

Am actively seeking work experience at a veterinary clinic before I begin my Certificate IV in Vet Nursing ( On Campus through Brisbane Tafe) in February 2016. After this date, would then be seeking a work placement through Brisbane Tafe. I have a logisitics/warehousing background, but now has total desire as well as passion to help and care for animals. My experience is limited, however, very keen to gain experience from the industry to not only assist with my future studies, but give me life fulfilment.  Brief overview as follows:

Can provide my own insurance and have own vehicle. Can provide CV and references. My email is Thank you kindly.

Angela Roper, Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne, VIC (posted 16th November) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hello, allow me to take this time to introduce myself. My name is Angela and I have always had a strong passion for animals as can be seen through out my previous voluntary work and previous employment. I have extensive experience in working with animals.

I have volunteered as a cattery attendant within Save-A-Dog Scheme in Glen Iris whereby my duties were including but not limited to:  

I have also been employed within the grooming industry for two and a half years and during that time I have gained a strong understanding of dealing with different dog breeds, providing excellent customer service and providing different grooming services. I have always wanted to work with animals but grooming is not where my true passion lies. After considering my different options I knew that veterinary nursing was the career for me and I know I have the set of skills, traits and personality to become a fantastic veterinary nurse.

I am undertaking the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Reception Skill Set) in Box Hill early next year and I would love the opportunity to work within a veterinary clinic at the same time so I can demonstrate my newly learnt skills within a practical and hands on environment. If you would like a copy of my CV or you would like to know more please do not hesitate to contact me:-

Jane Bracken, Mornington Peninsula, VIC (posted 16th November) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Jane and I’m currently studying Cert III Animal Care (Vet Nursing Stream) with the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing which I’m thoroughly enjoying.  I’m looking for either work placement (I’m covered by the colleges insurance) or an entry level vet nurse position where I could complete my Cert III and then onto the Cert IV qualification to fulfil my dream of becoming a veterinary nurse.  I also have aspirations to go on to Diploma level studies. I have also completed a four week intensive in clinic course with the Veterinary Nurse Training Institute where I achieved a Certificate of Excellence. 

I actively volunteer with the RSPCA on a weekly basis (Sundays) in both the kennels and the cattery which I have been doing since 2014.  I LOVE cleaning!

I have had a successful career in the Accounting and Finance industry for the last 20 years, however my heart has always wanted to work with and care for animals.  I have excellent customer service skills, high attention to detail, level headed and the ability to adapt to fast paced and changing situations.  I have well developed communication and interpersonal skills and I’m a supportive and respected team member.

I am available for immediate start. My days and hours are flexible and evening and weekend work would not be a problem.  Distance is not an issue – have car and will travel.

CV and references will be made available upon request. Please don’t hesitate to contact me on 0412 528 327 or via

Thank you for your time and I hope to hear from you soon.

Lucy, Adelaide, SA (posted 12th November) Part Time or Casual Vet Nurse

My name is Lucy. I am interested in working as a part-time/casual vet nurse or animal attendant in Adelaide.  I have a BSc (Animal Science) and a certificate of Animal Studies. 

I am confident with handling a wide range of animals and would be happy working in either a small animal or large animal practice. 

Please feel free to email me at

Emma Fisk, Melbourne & Victoria-wide (posted 12th November) NZ Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

Dear vet clinics My name is Emma and I am a fully qualified veterinary nurse from NZ.

I am very mature and work well within a team.

I am looking for permanent work and cant wait to meet you and see your clinic Details are below.

Qualifications: Cert IV Vet Nursing completed 2013

Experience: Previously Held Locum Vet nurse jobs in all areas of VIC, Including Coolaroo,Brunswick west & Bentleigh

Looking for: Preferably Full time permanent or Part time Permanent work. Locum contracts also considered depending on location (near public transport)

 Mobile 0490 092 253

Rachael Carroll, Australia-wide (posted 11th November) Overseas Qualified & Experienced Locum Vet Nurse

My name is Rachael Carroll, i am a Registered Veterinary Nurse C-SQP currently practising in Scotland. I have a Working Holiday Visa and am seeking nursing work in Australia. I would be available to commence work from the last week in January 2016 onwards. 

I completed the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing in Scotland in 2011 and have almost four years experience working in a 100% small animal practice. Duties at my current practice include:

I enjoy all aspects of nursing but have a particular interest in anaesthesia and surgical nursing.

I would be happy to work full or part time and would not mind working weekend or evening shifts.

Please contact me by email:

Kirra Jade, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 11th November) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hello, my name is Kirra Jade and I am actively seeking a vet nursing traineeship to have the opportunity to be accepted into studying a certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. I have a caring nature with administration experience and excel in customer service.I am determined to succeed in my passion and develop a life long career in treating sick animals. My previous experience involves caring for animals and volunteer work with the Animal Welfare League. To obtain my certificate IV I am required to work 15 hours a week in a clinic where I am prepared to take on any duties that are required. I am available now and would be happy to also wait for any upcoming position that you might have. My location is situated on the Gold Coast. Please contact me on 0410 558 562 or, please do not hesitate if you would like any more information. Thank you :)

Melanie, Canberra or South-East Queensland (posted 10th November 2015) Entry Level Nurse

I have held a long interest in Veterinary Science, established through an opportunity for school based work experience almost twenty years ago, pet ownership and past volunteer work through Pegasus Riding for the Disabled.

After several years of working in the community sector with disadvantaged youth and raising a family of four children, I took some time to reassess my life goals and passion. Recently deciding to enroll in Cert IV Veterinary Nursing at CIT, to commence study in early February 2016. As a mature job seeker I can assure you of my commitment to learning the role, my drive to excel and the stability in your investment in employing me.

I am available to work full-time or part-time, including any required weekend or after-hours work. I reside in Canberra, ACT. However I would be willing to relocate to Southeast Queensland, given the opportunity of full-time employment. If a position that I would be suited to is not currently available at your practice, I request that you please consider me for a volunteer placement through CIT as part of my Certificate IV on-the-job training. I would be fully insured through CIT during this placement for the required two days per week. The support of your practice in me obtaining this qualification would be most valuable and appreciated.

Please contact me at: or call 0437 385 199.

Kate Marsden, Annandale, NSW (posted 10th November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

Qualifications: Cert IV Vet Nursing completed July 2014

Experience: Previously employed as a full time Vet nurse, duties included but not limited to:

Also have been employed as an Animal Attendant at a 24 hour specialist/emergency hospital, duties included assisting vets/nurses, feeding, walking, medication, stock control etc.

Looking for: Weekend shifts of any length, with the possibility of casual shifts on weekdays 6.00pm onwards where needed.

Contact: Mobile 0421 722 115, located in Annandale NSW

Jessica Woods, Western Sydney, NSW (posted 9th November) Qualified Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Jessica Woods

I am currently based in Western Sydney, I have just obtained my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and am seeking Full Time or Part time employment as a Veterinary Nurse.

I have worked in various clinics for 4 years as either an Animal Attendant or a Surgical Trainee Nurse. I am happy to travel for work as i have done so previously and am also willing to relocate interstate should there be a position available.

Feel free to contact me for further information, my CV or just a chat about a possible position.

Mobile: 0478 751 402

Mandy Ilickson, Cranbourne & Surrounds, VIC (posted 9th November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

My name is Mandy Ilickson. I am a fully qualified cert IV nurse with a microchipping license.

I have recently been made redundant at my current vet clinic. I was working there as a full time vet nurse for 7 months. Before there I was working in a small town called Benalla as a full time vet nurse for 5 years until moving to melbourne for my fiance's work.

Over the years I have obtained many skills such as;

I have been lucky to work with great vets over the years that allow nurses to do many tasks.

I am capable of IV catheter placement/blood collection, calculation drug doses, intubation, cat castrations and dentals including simple extractions.

I would be interested in further training if required.

I am looking for work within 20 minutes of the cranbourne area. I am situated in clyde north.

Please contact me for a resume! (very old email address my apologies!!) or 0438 899 091.
Thank you!!

Renee Deverall, Melbourne East, VIC (posted 9th November) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Renee Deverall and I am undertaking the Cert IV in Vet nursing next year in 2016. I have grown up around animals and spent a lot of time caring for animals, creating a strong passion for them! I am looking for 15 hours in a vet clinic to train and learn the ropes and hopefully develop a long and fulfilling career. I am based in the eastern suburbs in Melbourne. My email is and my phone number is 0434 762 316. 

Linda Klabbers, Australia-wide (posted 6th November) Overseas Experienced Vet Nurse

Dear Sir/ Madam,
My name is Linda Klabbers, I live in the Netherlands.

In January I will be coming to Australia. I have worked as a trainee for six weeks in Australia six years ago.

I learned a lot and had a great time, that's why I want to come back and work as a qualified veterinary nurse this time!

I have been working as a veterinary nurse for four years in my home country the Netherlands.

I have great communication skills, I am very motivated and I am good with stressfull situations.

We don’t have tick paralysis in the Netherlands but I am up for the challenge to learn all about it! I think that would be very interesting and I am not afraid to work hard, no matter if it is during nights or weekends.

Do you have a position available for a few weeks or months? Somewhere in the months January till may?
Then please contact me! 

Mary Pegios, Clayton South, VIC (posted 5th November) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Mary Pegios,  I am based in the South/East Suburbs in Melbourne. I am currently studying Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing and I am seeking a part time/full time position as trainee veterinary nurse. At the moment I am working part time as a Pathology Collector/Phlebotomist. Backround:  Microbiology Laboratory Assistant.  Even though I have not experience working with animals I was always an owner and I can assure you that I am a highly motivated person who always wants to learn new things. Hope someone will give me an opportunity to put my foot in the door and finally follow my dream.

Available to start ASAP.

Please feel free to contact me anytime for further information.

MOBILE : 0414 993 475

Rosy Ridder, Proston, QLD (posted 3rd November) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hello my name is Rosy Ridder and I will be a graduate from grade 12 on the 20th of November.

As I am finishing school I am wanting to be a vet nurse as I love animals and want to help them.

As I have found this is the career path I want to follow I have been looking for a clinic to take me on to begin my studies in Cert IV of vet nursing either towards the end of this year or the start of next year.

If you are looking for someone with a can-do attitude, someone who is hard working and tries their hardest in everything, someone who doesn't stop until the job is done and someone who is a fast learner.

Then that someone you are looking for is me.

I may not be as experienced as someone with the right training or someone who has previously worked in a clinic. But I am a determent person and with the correct training and guidance I'm sure I will be able to pick up duties quiet quickly, easily and fluently.

You can call or email me anytime if you are wanting to know more about me or are willing to give me a chance within your facility.

Mobile Phone: 0447 407 489 

Amy Stafford, Strathfield & Surrounds, NSW (posted 3rd November) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Amy Stafford,

I have completed my certificate II in Animal Studies & have done 250 hours of work experience with the RSPCA, at Yagoona shelter.

I am starting Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing ,Feb 2016, part-time.

I'm currently looking for any work in the Animal care industry, Ideally a traineeship at a clinic, but I am happy for any work available. I have experience handling, medicating & learning the needs allocated to specific species & breeds including a bit of knowledge on coat care & nutrition.

I'm very passionate & a hard worker.
my Email:
my contact no: 0477 059 314

Marie Boreham, Various NSW Locations (posted 3rd November) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Marie Boreham, I am only weeks away from completion of my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Open Colleges, currently living in Cessnock, NSW and doing volunteer work at Greencross Vets in Rutherford.

I am willing to relocate closer to place of employment, I am currently looking in locations such as Sydney and surrounds, Gosford and surrounds, Newcastle and surrounds, Maitland, Rutherford and I am willing to travel just for an interview.

Below is a list of my skill set thus far :

I also have office administration skills such as data entry, financial reconciliation, accounts payable , filing and skills in programs such as MYOB, and Microsoft Office/Professional.

For further interest please contact me MARIE on 043 538 809

Eadie Nolan, Brisbane (posted 2nd November) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Briefly, I have recently completed my trade qualifications in Hairdressing, but had decided (even before I finished my apprenticeship) that I did not want a career in pampering humans...I would much prefer to pamper animals!  So since completing my trade, I have been looking for a way to work with animals. 

I am available full time and preferably looking for work around the Northern suburbs of Brisbane.

I do not have experience in vet nursing however I have experience with administration work and I am so passionate about working with animals. At this stage I am looking for reception work within a veterinary practice to help me qualify for my Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing and get me one step closer to my dream job. 

My long term goal is to become a qualified Veterinary Nurse and I am currently exploring my study options to achieve that.

mobile: 0451 055 880

Rachel Wilkinson, Melbourne, VIC (posted 2nd November) Overseas Qualified Experienced Vet Nurse

My name is Rachel Wilkinson and I am a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse from England. I have achieved the City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Small Animals). Before this I completed my GCSEs and A levels within school, gaining 12 GCSEs grades A* - C and three A levels. I also have a full UK driving license since November 2009.

I have over 5 years’ experience working in veterinary practices, with four and a half years’ experience in England and also trained as a clinical coach so that I could help train Student Veterinary Nurses. Last year I went out to Borneo to do 2 weeks volunteer work for a charity called International Aid for the Protection and Welfare of Animals (IAPWA). The main work the charity did was a trap, neuter and release project, and I went back again to the same charity in Borneo from February to May this year, before moving to Australia.

I have acquired many skills since starting my career including inpatient care, monitoring anaesthetics, being able to take blood and place intravenous catheters, doing nurse clinics and reception work.

I am looking for locum Veterinary Nursing work in Victoria, preferably in Melbourne. I will be available from December 19th onwards. I can be contacted by email

Zoey Williams-Foale, Busselton WA. (posted 2nd November) Soon to be Qualified Cert IV Vet Nurse
I will be graduating December 10th as a qualified and registered Veterinary Nurse and will be seeking an opportunity to start my career in the veterinary industry. I have developed a good range of nursing skills including excellent dog handling/restraint from both my time in practise and attending local dog training classes. I also possess advanced equine handling skills developed from working in a Mixed animal practice, and by owning and training my own horses. I have attained strong verbal communication skills and an appreciation for excellent customer service which I gained from the roles I have worked within the retail industry.

I am flying out to Kununurra January 17th to February 12th, to work in the local vet clinic to experience nursing in the remote Kimberly region. I will then be relocating from Perth to my home town, Busselton to look for work in the south west. Should I be unsuccessful and a job out of the south west region becomes available I will seriously consider relocating for work.

I am very interested in increasing my knowledge as a Vet Nurse and attaining higher qualifications, especially a diploma in Emergency and Critical Care.

I have worked in 3 different vet clinics, two in Perth for my studies this year and one in Busselton as a trainee nurse from November 2012 - June 2014.

I can provide you with a full CV and many references upon request. Please contact me anytime on 0448 162 877 or email and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

Felicia, Brisbane, QLD (posted 2nd November) Locum Vet Nurse

Experienced locum nurse available in Brisbane.

My name is Felicia and I am a 2010 Veterinary Technologist graduate from the University of Queensland. I have worked in the industry for five years and am available for locum work as of the 26th of October. I have worked as a locum nurse on and off for the past two years both in Australia and in London.  I am comfortable working in all nursing roles/positions and have experience with both small and large animal nursing. 

I am available to work full time, both day and night. I am based on the south side and am able to travel to the south, east, west and inner north depending on the location of the clinic. Please email me directly for my availability and resume.
M: 0416 612 431

Emily Shearman, Brisbane (posted 2nd November) Entry Level Vet Nurse

I am very excited to be starting my career as a veterinary nurse!

I am looking for a clinic to take me on as a trainee vet nurse, but I am willing to do anything to get my foot in the door such as assisting work and volunteer work.

I have hands on experience working with African wildlife as I have volunteered at a wildlife sanctuary and endangered cat breeding project in South Africa since 2012. My career background is in psychology but my true passion is with animals and wildlife.

I live in Brisbane, but I am willing to travel. I am available any time.

Lyn Mansfield,  Norwest Sydney (posted 30th October) Cert IV Nurse

I am a Certificate 4 Veterinary Nurse having graduated in 2011.  I have been working in various clinics since February 2009.  Having completed my certification and gained some clinical experience, I feel the time is right for me to step up and establish myself. I am happy to be considered for both full and part time positions.

My pre vet nursing employment history includes extensive customer service and office administration. I have had many years experience in all facets of office procedure including reception, customer service / sales support, accounts payable and receivable, stock control and small office management.

I came to vet nursing as a change in career, seeking the opportunity to work in a field to which I have long aspired.  I am keen to further my studies in nursing with particular interest in both surgery and post operative rehabilitation.

If you are looking for a mature, level headed and keen new member for your team, I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you.  I may be contacted at any time, on 0412 089 431 or email me on

Amanda Kettyles, Central Coast, NSW (posted 29th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hello name is Amanda Kettyles, I am currently studying Cert IV via correspondence

I am looking for a Veterinary practice to do my work placement hours in, I am looking for a unpaid position for 480 hours, I live on the Central Coast NSW and am willing to travel an 45 mins either way.

I would love to carry out my work placement at your clinic,  I can do a Monday, Thursday or a Sunday so I can work as many of those days you would need.

I volunteer most Sundays at a dog pound called Gosford dog paws, I love doing it and find it extremely rewarding, I feed the dogs, make sure they have water and clean bedding, walk them and help the staff with any medications that may need to be given.

I currently work as a Theatre assistant, assisting Doctors with minor surgeries so I have a good understanding of patient care, how to keep a sterile field and have done my sterilisation course among other things, so if you are looking for someone who is extremely passionate about working with animals and looking forward to learning new then please feel free to contact me on the following details for further information or to request my CV

Amanda Kettyles                                                                                                        

0416 509 293            

 Nicole Clarkson, Melbourne East & Surrounds, VIC (posted 28th October) Trainee Vet Nurse/ Receptionist

Hello! If you are looking for a trainee vet nurse to join your team who is passionate, with a can-do attitude, then I am the one for you!

Currently, I am completing my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Since commencing training last year, I have developed numerous skills including, but not limited to:

Not only do I have experience working with both domestic and farm animals, I also have over three years experience in customer service, primarily as a receptionist, so I am very conscious of the importance of building client relationships, staying calm and composed. 

However, in order for me to become an exceptional Vet Nurse, it is essential that I get the opportunity to gain as much hands-on, practical experience as possible. Therefore, I am extremely keen to acquire some regular voluntary work-placement, casual or part-time employment.

Through my course, I am able to provide an insurance document that covers Public Liability and Personal Accident- ‘Student Work Experience Certificate of Currency’ provided by the institution that I am studying with.

I would be available to work any shift across the week and weekends.

If you think I would fit into your friendly workplace, please contact me on 0420 406 125  or send an email to if you would like a copy of my resume. 

Kristy Preston, Balingup W.A. (posted 28th October) Veterinary nurse trainee

Hi I’m currently studying certificate IV in Veterinary nursing with Open colleges and am looking for employment to complete my logbook and hours, Have had some experience working with larger animals ( horse stud) and would love the chance to build up my experience in a clinic, Quick to learn and happy to travel.

Please contact me via
Email at ; or phone
Mobile; 0478 024 042
Kristy Preston

Julie Dusting, Melbourne, Peninsula, Gippsland (posted 28th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hello my Name is Julie Anne Dusting.
I am starting my life long dream of becoming a veterinary nurse, studying with Open Colleges.

I am seeking an opportunity of work placement in 2016, and would dearly love an opportunity to join a practice anywhere in the South, East, inner Melbourne, Peninsula & Gippsland areas.

I would dearly love to carry out my work placement at your clinic, should you be able to accommodate me, and I would be delighted to work any shifts on any days that you have available. I have forever dreamt of becoming a veterinary nurse and now is my time, due to my children being grown up and  independent.

If you have an opening, and you are willing to take on a trainee nurse, that is passionate, reliable, extremely out going, friendly and dedicated,  I would so dearly love the opportunity to learn at your wonderful clinic.
I will have all of the necessary insurance to enable my placement prior to commencement.

Please feel free to contact me on the following details for further information, my CV or just a quick chat as I would be delighted to hear from you.
Julie Anne Dusting
0418 362 704

Rebecca Duncan, Melbourne & Surrounds, VIC (posted 28th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi there!

My name is Rebecca Duncan and I am 19 years of age. I am currently studying Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing. I am based in the Epping area (3076) but am willing to travel around Melbourne/surrounding areas for the right position.

I have recently completed The Hills Nutritional Advocate Course, which has given me a wider range of nutritional knowledge within the veterinary workplace.

I have a huge passion for animals, having owned many in my life-time; cats, dogs, birds, and even a few horses!

I believe that I am a fast learner who absorbs information easily. I am a  dedicated worker, especially in an environment I am interested in.

The current certificate I am completing requires 480 hours of work placement for completion, which I am more than prepared to do. I hope to continue learning everything I can about the industry even after my studies have ended.

I feel as though this is my place, and although my previous work history isn't animal based, I feel that it has helped me gain customer service skills that are vital to this industry!

Even though I may not be as experienced as others, i can assure you that I am someone who will apply myself in every way possible.

Please don't hesitate to give me a call if you would like to know more about me or are interested in giving me a place at your clinic!

Thank you,
Rebecca Duncan
0431 475 244

Melinda Vesovski, Newcastle & Surrounds, NSW (posted 28th October) Trainee Veterinary Nurse.

Hello, i am Melinda and i am looking for work experience on weekends or a full time position as a trainee veterinary nurse. I currently work as a dental nurse and am looking to pursue my dream career as a vet nurse. I have enrolled with Open Colleges to study Veterinary Nursing Cert 4 and have completed 2 full study periods which includes 13 Assessments. Out of those 13 assessments i have 1 credit, 4 distinctions and 8 high distinctions and am striving to continue getting high distinctions in the rest of my assessments. 

If offering work experience i am only available weekends as i work full time but if offering a full time position i will require at least 3 weeks before the start date for a decent amount of notice for my current employer. 

On request i have a full CV, Resume, Open Colleges introduction letter and proof of workplace insurance available. 

I am located in Newcastle NSW and am willing to drive a maximum of 45 minutes away.

Phone: 0424 959 236

Pascale Ferguson, Melbourne & Surrounds, VIC (posted 28th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Dear Hiring managers,

My name is Pascale Ferguson, and I am currently seeking part time/casual work as a Vet nurse in your clinic!

I am currently studying the Associate Degree in Veterinary Nursing at Melbourne Polytechnic in Epping and currently have 1 year remaining. Through this, I have completed approximately 200 hours unpaid work placement at Lort Smith Animal Hospital. Prior to this I completed the Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Biosciences at La Trobe.

I am very much interested in working on a part time or casual basis as a Vet nurse with you whilst studying this course, as it will help to cement the knowledge I am learning, and will also help me to become a great Vet nurse!

I have a demonstrated history working with animals, have a strong love and connection with animals, and enjoy interacting with clients. My past also includes work as a receptionist, so I have great computer skills and a pleasant phone manner.

Due to my past work positions I believe I have a wide range of skills and knowledge which will enable me to be a great Vet nurse and prove me to be an asset to your company.

Currently I am available any day, any time, and am seeking work in Melbourne and surrounds, preferably Inner or Northern suburbs, but am willing to travel for the right position.

I look forward to chatting with and meeting you to discuss my new job at your clinic!

Pascale Ferguson.
0403 645 231.

Sharnte Johnson, Sydney North Shore, CBD & Surrounds, NSW (posted 28th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Relevant Qualification: Certificate ll in Animal Studies, Course in dog grooming & l have almost completed Certificate llll in Veterinary Nursing.

Experience: Two years at The Animal Welfare League Kemps Creek Veterinary Clinic, Six months at The Animal Welfare League Kennels Kemps Creek & six months at Petersham Veterinary clinic.

I am looking for either full-time or part-time work in a veterinary clinical as a vet nurse or trainee vet nurse.

I am looking for work in the North Shore area, Sydney CBD or anywhere close to these areas.

I am available to 7 days per week.

I am available to start straight away.


Simone Schaefer, Melbourne & Surrounds, VIC (posted 27th October) Experienced & Qualified Vet Nurse

Simone Schaefer CVN
Qualified/ Experienced Veterinary Nurse

Hi my name is Simone and I am seeking extra shifts to compliment my current practice manager/head nurse role. I am available one to two late afternoon shifts during the week and/or weekend work including Sundays and every second Saturday
I have over 10 years experience in both general Practice and Emergency and Critical Care. I am confident and experienced in all aspects of nursing and am able to "hit the floor running" in a new practice as I have experience as a locum nurse.

I am hard working, reliable, well presented and get on well with team member but am also confident as sole charge nurse. My customer service skill are excellent and I take pride in what I do.

Full CV and reference available.

Ready to start any time.

Please call me on : 0417 051 338 or email

Nikita Smith, Brisbane, QLD (posted 27th October) Trainee Vet Vurse

Hi, I am actively looking to gain part time or casual employment, I am currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing online through Open Colleges and should be qualified by end of December 2015. I am currently doing work placement at Mount Gravatt Veterinary Clinic and I have been there since January, here I am doing a range of different nursing jobs including but not limited to the following:

I also have more than 7 years experience in customer service and was recently working in a customer service and sales focused job. My resume can be sent on request for a list of other skills and experience I possess from previous and current positions.

I am available to start work immediately on a part time or casual basis. If you have any other questions or feel you can offer me a position within your company, please do not hesitate to contact me on 0438 019 864 and my email address is

Thank you for your time.
Nikita Smith

Melissa, Geelong & Surrounds, VIC (posted 27th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Keen, willing to learn student

Based in Geelong vic will travel

Seeking un paid block or 1-2 days a week placement within time frame of  Nov - Nov 2016

Small and mixed practices

Currently Studying cert IV online

Just want to be given a chance to learn, and gain my cert IV I have a passion for this field and just need a foot in the door to get my hours of placement.

Covered under work cover while studying.

Please contact me if your clinic can assist.
Thank you
0419 716 168

Kadri-Liis, Toorak, VIC (posted 27th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hello, my name is Kadri-Liis and I am a dedicated and devoted veterinary nursing student who is seeking part time/full time position as trainee veterinary nurse.

Currently studying Certificate VI in Veterinary Nursing. Background Early Childhood Education. Wholeheartedly wishing to pursue the dream to work with animals and their owners with enthusiastic and committed team.

Available to start ASAP.

Please feel free to contact me on the following details for further information and CV.
Mobile: 0432 622 347
Toorak, Victoria

Cassidy Dinsey, Gold Coast/Brisbane, QLD (posted 23rd October) Qualified Vet Nurse/Receptionist

Hi, my name is Cassidy Dinsey.

Seeking a full time/part time position as a Veterinary Nurse/Receptionist starting January 2016.

Having completed Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2014, I am looking to pursue my career and passion in the animal industry.

After volunteering for 2 years in a Vet Hospital, I am confident in the handling of animals as well as performing all veterinary nursing duties to the highest standard. 

I believe adhering to different client and patient needs is crucial and I'm positive I can bring this to your team.

I have an excellent work ethic and strive in a team environment, whilst also being strongly self-motivated and capable.

I would love the opportunity to continue my learning of animals  and broaden my experience in this industry.

I am currently located at the Gold Coast, but I am also very willing to relocate to the Brisbane region depending on job location.

Feel free to contact me for Cover Letter/Resume via: 
Mobile: 0424 360 674

Thank you for your consideration
Cassidy Dinsey

Kim Darcy, Brisbane (posted 23rd October) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Kim. I am currently seeking part-time employment in a vet clinic that is offering a trainee nurse position, so that I can complete my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. 

I lived in Canada for the past two and a half years (2013-2015) where I worked at a Cat Clinic as a full-time veterinary assistant and receptionist. I enjoyed every moment of my time at the clinic, where I discovered that this is the industry I want to be in.

I gained various skills and knowledge, including but not limited to:

I have my own transportation and I am willing to travel (Just about anywhere in Brisbane).

I can be contacted by email or by mobile on 0421159751.

Cover letter and resume can be sent upon request.

Madeline Rieveley, Mornington Peninsula & Surrounds, VIC (posted 22nd October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Madeline Rieveley
0431 566 748

I am an enthusiastic Trainee Vet Nurse currently undertaking Cert. 4 Veterinary Nursing. 

I am pursuing my study and placement in busy clinic city clinic while working full time in retail. I have a strong business and marketing mind gained from 5+ years in medical retail sales. I am looking for the opportunity to build a new career with a true passion.

I am a people person were dealing with clients is my forte whilst I can bring additional skills in business management and marketing. Although I am fresh to the industry I am keen to build on the experience I have gained so far in a clinic with equally passionate people and eager to share their knowledge.

I am Mornington Peninsula based and willing to travel.


Tamara White, Cairns, QLD (posted 22nd October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Tamara White and i am currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with Open Colleges.

I am looking for a clinic within Cairns that may have a position available for me to complete the rest of my required hours and activities for my logbook and portfolio. I have already completed over 100 hours within a clinic but i need to complete a mandatory 480 hours. I am very hard working and a very quick learner. I am available from the 1st of December and can work any day of the week. 

Please contact me on if you would like to know more or see a copy of my resume. 

I look forward to hearing from you

Melissa, Sydney, NSW (posted 22nd October) Qualified Vet Nurse

I’m an enthusiastic student who has almost finished my studies of Cert IV in Vet Nursing at Tafe, Ultimo (Sydney).

I am looking to challenge my growing skills in a professional nursing role, and would enjoy a work place that pushes me to do my best. 

I started out as a volunteer Vet Nurse at Balmain Vet Hospital, then as a receptionist at Figtree Veterinary Clinic in Lane Cove. Most recently, I have been working at North Shore Vet Hospital. 

These roles, as well as continual study, have given me confidence in my nursing duties. I am a quick learner, and work well with others in achieving a common goal.

Some of my strengths and skills include:

If you would like a copy of my CV or have any questions about my experience, please feel free to contact me:

Mobile: 0409 579 271

Thank you for your time, 
I look forward to hearing from you!

Gemma Cooper, Mornington Peninsula & Surrounds, VIC (posted 21st October) Experienced Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Gemma.  I am currently seeking a permanent full time position (preferably a senior role) commencing January or February 2016.

I am relocating to the Mornington Peninsula area and am happy to travel into Melbourne Suburbs within one hour. 

Over my eleven years as a veterinary nurse I have worked in diverse roles from rural country practices to city emergency clinics. 

I am confident approaching and handling small and large animals, and I love birds!  I have a passion for emergency nursing and exotic animals.

The past two years I have owned and operated my own dog grooming salon.  This has given me a great insight as to how a business truly operates.  I have certificate in business and am currently studying Government Investigations.

I have a good skill set including placing IVC, blood collection, stabilising emergencies, and am familiar with lots of equipment and veterinary computer programs.  I have a positive attitude and strong work ethics and am looking to join a happy team where I will go out of my way to contribute to the workplace. 

If you would like to see my cv please do not hesitate to contact me at  Thank you!

Brooke Gallivan, Perth (posted 20th October) Qualified VN

My name's Brooke Gallivan, I am a 21 year old Vet Nurse who graduated in December 2014 from AVT.
I am currently looking for any work whether it be full or part-time work & am available ASAP.

I have had a year's experience working in 2 different Vet hospitals during my training & previous to that I had worked in a Veterinary Hospital as a kennel hand for over a year.

I'm passionate about providing excellent patient care & learning new skills. I'm punctual, reliable, empathetic & professional. I believe I with the right training & Veterinary Hospital I would make an excellent nurse.

For more information regarding my experience I can be contacted on 0405 227119 or

Look forward to hearing from you

Renee Kerrison, Townsville, QLD (posted 19th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Currently studying Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing through Open Colleges. I am seeking a Veterinary practice to fulfil my work placement and assessment requirements as well as support and training. I am required to gain 480 hours of work placement experience and I am covered by insurance through Open Colleges whilst undertaking work placement. My availability for work placement is flexible.

I am a highly motivated individual and a quick learner. My aim is to be the best vet nurse that I can be and I am looking forward to having a rewarding career working with animals.

Please feel free contact me if you think you can assist me.


Many thanks
Renee Kerrison

Suzen Riverson, Eastern Melbourne, VIC (posted 19th October) Part Time or Casual Veterinary Receptionist

Dear sir or madam,

At the moment, I am only looking for part time or casual work as a receptionist (due to medical reasons). I am very eager to get back to work. I have some animal care knowledge and willing to learn more, on the job. I believe we can help each other grow.

I have:

I have many skills I can contribute to help your business. Including:

I am the type of person that will go that little extra mile, to make your clients and patients, happy and comfortable.

Availability: 24/7

Anytime you need me, day or night, I will be there for you, your patients/clients.

I have my own car or I can use public transport

I can travel anywhere in Melbourne Eastern suburbs, such as Doncaster, Box Hill, Burwood, Preston, and surrounding areas. 

If you would like to see my CV or know anything else, feel free to email me at or phone 0413 506 913

Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.

Brittany Penrose, Illawarra NSW (posted 19th October) Experienced & Qualified VN


Brittany Penrose, Experienced and Qualified Veterinary Nurse available in the Illawarra Region of New South Wales.

I have been nursing since 2012 and have my Certificate 4 Veterinary Nursing.

I am after nursing work in the Illawarra Region whether it be Casual, Part-Time or Full-Time, I am available Monday-Friday.

Experienced in Surgery, Reception and Admin. I have multiple references, please don't hesitate in contacting me for more information.

Phone: 0402 767307

Emily Brennen, Adelaide, SA (posted 14th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Certifcate 2 in animal studies nearly completed

Vet nurse traineeship, Anywhere in Adelaide. Available day and nights.

Phone: 0423 078 632.

Kimberley Zarnke,  Brisbane, QLD (posted 14th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hello, my name is Kimberley Zarnke

I am currently undertaking Certificate IV in Veterinary nursing through Open Colleges. I am seeking work placement within a veterinary clinic where I can continue to gain knowledge as well as show my enthusiasm and passion for animals. I believe I am passionate about animals and following this type of work.

I currently live in the Ormeau/Beenleigh area but I am willing to travel.

As I am studying through open colleges they provide me with insurance whilst I am within a veterinary clinic.

I am open to any opportunities and am flexible on my availabilities.

I look forward to hearing from you
Kimberley Zarnke

Joanna Paterson, Melbourne, VIC (posted 14th October) Experienced Vet Nurse

Joanna Paterson, Casual/Locum available in Melbourne

Experienced Veterinary Nurse based in Coburg, Melbourne seeking casual/locum work.  

Available Tuesday and/or Thursday ongoing.  Also available over the Xmas period including public holidays.

3 years experience as medical and surgical nurse.  Experienced in training entry level nurses and understands the importance of excellent customer service.

Contact Jo for a CV 0401 301 395

Adrian Skidmore, Western Sydney, NSW (posted 14th October) Qualified Vet Nurse/Animal Attendant  

Hi I am Adrian, I am currently looking for employment as a veterinary nurse or animal attendant. I am available for full-time, part time or casual employment and can start immediately. 

I have my certificate II in animal studies and also certificate IV in veterinary nursing, I am experienced in all aspects of vet nursing from reception duties to surgical procedures, applying catheters, blood sampling etc. 

If you would like my CV and references I can be contacted via email:

Thank you for taking the time to read my post.

Kaylah, Dubbo, NSW (posted 13th October) Experienced Vet Nurse

Veterinary Nurse looking to relocate to Dubbo Region

I am an employed Level 3 Veterinary Nurse who is looking to move to Narromine NSW. I am seeking full-time employment in the Dubbo area and surrounding towns.

I have excellent client relation skills and take pride in the work I do.

Please feel free to email me for any further information on

Vicki, Perth, WA (posted 13th October) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Vicki

I have just recently completed my qualification in certificate 4 Veterinary Nursing and is currently looking for employment.

I have my own transport and travelling won't be an issue

I am very flexible with my hours with being available everyday all day except for Tuesday's am available until 4pm due to other commitments.

I am hard working, reliable and willing to give everything and anything my best go I will not let you down

My email is and my mobile is 0439 504 406 I'll be more than happy to send my Resume to you or have a chat over the phone.

Hope to hear from you soon!

Alex Campbell, Gold Coast/Brisbane, QLD or Tweed Heads, NSW (posted 13th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name Is Alex Campbell and I am 19 years old, I have just completed Certificate II in Animal Studies as of 11/06/14. I am looking to pursue my dream in working with animals. After completing my Certificate II in Animal Studies I am now currently Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing online through Open Colleges.

I am currently seeking work placement full-time, part-time, casual or locum work within a Veterinary Clinic in Gold Coast hinterland, South Brisbane or Tweed Heads NSW. This may be a kennel hand/receptionist or entry level vet nursing positions also would love to obtain a Traineeship for Vet Nursing.

In year 11, 2012, I started attending the Australian Industry Trade College. Within my time at the Australian Industry Trade College, I gained a variety of work experience from different Veterinary Clinic's these include: Mermaid Waters Veterinary Surgery, VetCall Burleigh, VetCall Ashmore, Reedy Creek Veterinary Clinic, GreenCross Vets Nerang and Southport.

I completed my Certificate II at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. I would love to gain more hands on experience to help my career progression. I have some experience with Native and Reptiles as well as I am very comfortable with Domestic Animals.
I am available any days of the week and am wiling to travel up to 1 hr to pursue my dream, I have a license and a reliable car.
Please contact me if you require my resume or have any questions. 

Mobile: 0488 023 426

Nathan Brown, Sydney Basin, NSW (posted 13th October) Qualified Vet Nurse

My name is Nathan Brown. I am a 28 year old wildlife rehabilitator living in Western Sydney with a strong passion for Veterinary Nursing looking to be given the opportunity to excel!

Having recently commenced studying my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing I am required to locate a clinic that can fulfill my work placement requirements. I am located in Oakdale (30 minutes west of Campbelltown) however am happy to travel anywhere within the Sydney Basin to secure work placement. 

While my course requires 480 hours of work placement in order to complete my studies, I am keen to gain experience in the field even if your clinic is unable to provide the full 480 hours.

I am hugely passionate about all species of animals and always have been! This passion has lead me into the field of wildlife rehabilitation of which I've been doing for several years now and I am currently the Koala Coordinator for WIRES Wollondilly. I have rehabilitated hundreds of animals over the years including Birds, Bats, Raptors, Reptiles, Macropods, Possums and even Koalas. I've also been quite involved with Vets in my local area including the University of Sydney's Avian Reptile and Exotic Pet Hospital. 

Living on acreage I've also had extensive experience with other species of animals and own Dogs, Cats, Birds, Sheep, Cows, Horses and Poultry. I also hold an Advanced Reptile Keepers Licence (R2, Non-Venomous) having previously owned and bred Reptiles and Amphibians for numerous years.

I am fully insured through my education organization to protect both you and I from any risks associated with placement. While I'd certainly love to have paid employment, I am just as happy with unpaid placement in a clinic that can teach me everything I need to know in order to be the best Vet Nurse that I can be.

I am an extremely hard worker and am available to work at any time as required. As a 28 year old, this is a career I've always wanted to pursue, know that it's career path I want and I am keen to be given the opportunity to learn and succeed in this fantastic field of Veterinary Nursing.

CV is available upon request. Can start immediately.

Kindest Regards,
Nathan Brown
M: 0481 094 052

Dora Young, Brisbane/Sunshine Coast, QLD (posted 9th October) Experienced Vet Nurse

Veterinary nurse seeking for full time work

Qualifications: Cert IV in Nursing - TAFE

Experience: Wildlife, small animal surgery, great customer service skills

Interests: emergency and critical care

Available to start late October

Resume available on request

Dora Young
0428 147 225

Rachel Van Kesteren, Western Melbourne, VIC (posted 1st October) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Rachel Van Kesteren.

I have had over 10 years experience working in mainly SPF and conventional animal houses. I would like to move away from the research sector and focus on developing my veterinary nursing / animal husbandry skills in other fields.

I have my Diploma in Applied Science – Animal Technology, compromising Certificate II in Animal Attending, Certificate III in Veterinary Nursing and Certificate IV in Animal Care. I hold a current drivers licence, police check, working with childrens card and senior first aid certificate.

I have the qualifications and foundation skills necessary to enter at a trainee or junior level. I am prepared to do anything to get my foot in through the door. My experience as a veterinary nurse/ animal attendant has involved;

I see workplace safety, animal welfare, infection control and customer service as priorities. If I had to describe my best qualities they would be reliability, hardworking, attention to detail, organised and positive.

I believe I have good communication skills and the ability to deal with people from a varied background. Working in a team and being able to share information, solve problems and make decisions has been very important in many of my job roles.

I am situated in Melbourne’s West. Any hours will suit me. I will grab whatever I can get.

Please email me on;

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