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 recently 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.

Georgia Hindes, Central Coast, NSW (posted 24th April) Veterinary Nurse

I am a qualified Cert IV nurse with over five years experience. Located on the NSW, Central Coast. I am confident in all areas of veterinary nursing. I also pride myself on communication skills and client building relationships. I have exceptional animal handling skills. I have a history with companion animal nutrition and have worked for Nestle Purina in the past.
Full resume is available, should it be required, at any time. 

I am seeking work on the NSW, Central Coast. My phone number is 0466 355 964 and my email is

Maew, Melb, VIC (posted 24th April) Veterinary Nurse/Animal Attendant

Qualified Veterinarian looking for Veterinary nurse or animal assistant  position.

My name is Maew. I have been a qualified vet in Thailand for four years. I will be in Melbourne from May 2015 looking for work whilst in Australia on a 12 month working holiday visa. Due to the Veterinary license requirements, I know I cannot work as a vet in Australia but I am willing to use my range of skills and veterinary experience to work as a veterinary nurse or animal assistant. I am looking for any position from casual to full time and I am very flexible with work hours and shift work.

I have been working at a charity, Care for Dogs in Thailand, where I have gained lots of experience working with many different vets from many countries which has improved my English language skills.

Full details of my experiences are included in my CV, which is available on request.

Please contact me on

Emily, Ipswich, QLD (posted 23rd April) Trainee Vet Nurse, Animal Attendant or Kennel Hand

I am a novice Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV obtained in 2013) looking to improve my skills and become proficient in all areas of nursing. Previously I worked as an Animal Attendant for five years.

My duties included observation and monitoring of patients; feeding/medicating/bathing animals; scheduling daily duties (including cleaning); preparation of surgical equipment; assisting in consultations and surgery. I have experience handling various species of domestic and native animals.

I am seeking any position from casual to full time, and would willingly work in an Animal Attendant, Trainee VN or Kennel Hand role. I have full availability (including weekends) and my own transport/open manual licence.

Please contact me at for a resume and references. Hope to hear from you soon.

Cecilia Navarro, Adelaide, SA (posted 21st April) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Cecilia Navarro. I am an enthusiastic, hardworking 20 year old individual, residing in the northern suburbs of Adelaide.
I am currently completing an undergraduate degree in Science majoring in Animal Behaviour at Flinders University. Additionally, I have successfully completed Certificate I and II in Animal Studies at TAFE SA. I am presently searching for a veterinary clinic to take me on as a paid trainee vet nurse, in order to begin my certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

I have over 4 years’ experience in Customer Service, with three years of this a part of the animal industry. I am highly confident in my ability to provide informative and accurate advice and find suitable products to meet the individual needs of customers.

My present employment is with PETstock, working as a Shift Supervisor and Animal Trainer. This involves the opening, closing and management of the store, maintaining both storeroom and the shop floor whilst leading a small team. I am also experienced in the training of puppies through hosting and managing puppy pre-school classes.

Since February 2015, I have been undertaking work placement with a local vet clinic, where I have been exposed to many veterinary nursing duties, ranging from monitoring surgeries, using in-house laboratory equipment for blood and urinary analysis and prepping surgical equipment, etc. I have also been assisting in their puppy pre-school and older puppy (4-7 months) school classes. 

I have a very flexible availability and would be able to begin work within 2-3 weeks’ notice. I have my full driver’s license, and am quite willing to travel. Granted an opportunity I feel that I would exceed the expectations of a future employee as a vet nurse.

For further information, a copy of my CV or referees, please contact me via email or via phone on 0431 388 941

Holly, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs, VIC (posted 20th April) Experienced and Qualified Locum Nurse

Hi I'm Holly. I am a certificate IV qualified nurse with over 7 years experience. I have worked in both general practice and emergency and critical care.

I am available to work in your clinic Friday nights or Saturday and Sunday mornings, afternoons or evenings.

I am bubbly, outgoing and I work well in a team, but also feel comfortable working sole charge. I am very reliable and work hard. Client satisfaction and customer service are very important to me!

I am located in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne, Kilsyth, and am willing to travel up to 50 km.

If requested I will happily send through my CV, copy of my certificate and references.

I am available on short notice. Please feel free to contact me on 0431639121 or via email

Katharine Lutz, Melbourne/Geelong, VIC (posted 17th April) USA Certified Veterinary Technician, Experienced Vet Nurse

I am looking to have the following advert placed on the Kookaburra Veterinary Employment page for Veterinary Nurses and Other Support Staff.

I am an experienced Veterinary Nurse with two years experience seeking casual, part-time or full-time work within the veterinary field.  I passed the licensing boards within the United States in 2013 and am a Certified Veterinary Technician.  All academic transcripts and certification information is available.

I have worked in small animal clinics and love what I do.  My passion is working with dogs and cats but am open to working in a mixed animal practice and/or with exotics.  I am a quick learner and very adaptable and flexible to the needs of any practice.

I am looking for work within the Melbourne or Geelong area as I have just moved here from the United States as a permanent resident with no visa issues or length of stay constraints.  My resume and referees are available upon request.

My contact details are or 0406 100 978.

Thank you in advance for your time.

Lisa Duong, Melbourne, VIC (posted 17th April) Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Dear Practise Manager,

My name is Lisa Duong and I'm currently looking for part time/casual work as a Vet nurse in Melbourne. I am studying a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at Box Hill Institute so that I can pursue my passion for caring for animals.

The reason I've decided to study Vet nursing is because I want to be able to learn how to care for animals and also how I can be of assistance and of a voice for them.

I have volunteered for 6 months at my local shelter, The Australian Animal Protection Society in 2014. I have also 2 months experience working at a Veterinary Clinic where I have learnt an abundance of skills such as reception duties, restraining animals, grooming duties and more.

I just want to thank you for your consideration and time and will continue to stay alert to any response by email or mobile.

Please feel free to contact me on 0421139993 or at if you require anymore information, or would like to see my resume.

Yours sincerely,
Lisa Duong

Yasmine Riddler, Nth Brisbane, QLD (posted 17th April) Qualified Veterinary Nurse

I am a registered Veterinary Nurse from Perth, Western Australia and have been working in this industry for over two years. I studied at Applied Vocational Training in Perth and achieved my Certificate IV of Veterinary Nursing and was awarded ‘Special Achievment in the class’ at graduation.  Whilst studying this course, I gained employment and have worked in a clinic for two years. I also have experience in animal emergency and critical care.

I am moving over to North Brisbane and will be able to start full time or part time work at the end of May. I am looking for a Vet nurse/ receptionist position in a specialty clinic or general practice.

For my resume, cover letter and further references please contact me on 0411 227 173 or

Kind regards,
Yaz Riddler

Monica, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 16th April) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hello, My name is Monica, I am 37 years old and am currently doing my Cert IV in Vet Nursing. I am currently working also but am looking for work placement in a Vet surgery on the Gold Coast to complete my practical learning of the course. I am looking for one or two days a week unless paid work is available as I still have to work throughout my course. I have worked in hospitality and am very competent in handling and balancing of money and customer service and am a very quick learner! I am currently employed at a post office but animals are my passion and I would leave for paid work but would gladly accept unpaid work placement to fit into my work schedule. Please contact me about any spots available as I am very keen to start my hours and hands-on learning. Thank you,Monica

Ph: 0402 620 930


Ann Parkins, Northern Brisbane, QLD (posted 16th April) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Part Time|Contract/Locum|Casual - Brisbane North - QLD 

I am currently studying a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and participating in 2 days per week (Tuesday & Wednesday) work placement at BVSC Albany Creek. I am seeking a position within a clinic that will be willing to contribute to my training, correspond with my Course Provider and assist me to become the best vet nurse that I can be. I have done basic monitoring, drawing medications, administering medications S/C, post op care including basic obs and extubation. I have sat in on opthomology surgery and dentals, performed xrays and assisted with ultrasounds and ct scans, assisted with Chemo Therapy and radiation therapy.

I am extremely motivated and determined, am a fast learner and extremely confident that I will be successful once given an opportunity.

I am a foster carer for animals that require care until they can be placed in their forever homes which will likely include juvenile to adult, mums with bubs, sick and injured etc. As well as assisting with the Rescue groups ads on websites and fundraising activities.

I wholeheartedly believe that for what I lack in clinical experience I definitely make up for with my passion to learn, my ability to learn quickly and my motivation to become a Vet Nurse.

My long term goals once I've completed my qualification is to firstly gain valuable experience in clinics and emergency then I would like to either look at specializing in a field (possibly oncology) or working as an ICU/Emergency nurse.

I have an extensive back ground in sales, retail and admin with my last role being Administration Manager. My customer service abilities are second to none, I have a clear, professional telephone manner and the ability to empathize and sympathise in times of need. My academic record will also show that I have been receiving an average of High Distinctions, as I am highly committed to my studies.

I am seeking a position that I can preferrably work around my current placement and family commitments, however will consider moving on from my placement for the right position.

I would be happy to provide my resume, academic record, introduction letter and any other required information upon request.
Contact me to have a chat. You never know, I may be just what you need!
Ann Parkins
0410 653 369

Jessica Perks, Mitcham, Melbourne (posted 15th April) Entry Level Nurse

My name is Jessica Perks, I'm looking for a potential traineeship or part time work in a veterinary clinic. I am currently in Mitcham, Melbourne, however I am happy to travel to a clinic that is within the area or up to a half an hour away.

I am currently studying a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing by correspondence which allows my studies and time to be flexible. I am also currently working 8hrs of Work Placement at South Eastern Veterinary Hospital, Clayton, every Monday. My duties currently, include cleaning and disinfecting cages, prep room and surgery room. Calculating dosage rates and drawing up pre-meds and the medication used for surgeries and completing the daily jobs listed for the clinic. I hope to work on the reception side of the clinic soon as well. I have also recently given injections and ear tattoos for de-sexing pets.

I have also completed a Certificate 2 in Animal Studies which included volunteering within a veterinary clinic as a receptionist and using basic veterinary nursing skills. Volunteered 2 years at the RPSCA in the cattery and the vet clinic, I have over 3 years experience handling animals.

Please feel free to email me at or call me on 0400 953 067.

Tia, Melbourne (posted 15th April) Entry Level Nurse

My name is Tia, I am 16 years old andI am currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Reception Skills Set), which will be completed by June 2015.

I am seeking employment as a trainee/student vet nurse in order to complete my full Cert IV. I would like to gain my Diploma in Critical Care/Emergency Nursing and study Cert III in Dog Behaviour and Training.

I have been volunteering at the RSPCA as a Vet Nurse Assistant for over a year and have casual employment at a boarding kennel during peak seasons. I have also completed The Introduction to Animal Nursing course at Box Hill Institute and have done work experience at two different clinics.

Ever since a young age I have had a love for animals and a strong passion to care for them. I am hoping that someone will give me the chance to fulfil my dream of becoming a veterinary nurse.

I am looking for employment or work experience within a practice in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne but I am willing to travel for the right job.

I am keen to learn and have a genuine love for animals. I am reliable, hard working and have a bubbly personality. 

Cover letter and Resume are available upon request. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require further information.

Thank you for reading.

Please contact me via email or phone: or 0414 866 755

Ashley Quinn, Sydney (posted 15th April) UK Qualified Vet Nurse

I am a UK registered veterinary nurse with experience of small animal work within the private sector. I am enthusiastic, organised and hard-working. A quick learner able to adapt to work in different sectors and teams, in addition to being a trustworthy lone worker.

I qualified with a higher national Diploma 6 years ago but have been working in the veterinary industry for 10 years.

I am confident in all aspects of nursing including critical care as I have been working in emergency care for 4 years.

I am seeking work in Sydney and am willing to travel. I have a one year working visa.

My CV is available on request:

Elise Manallack, Melbourne (posted 14th April) Entry level / Trainee Vet Nurse

I am currently looking for a vet nurse traineeship or to work in the animal care industry, I have recently completed a introduction to vet nursing course which included basic animal care, and I am volunteering at a boarding kennel in Coldstream . I am a very tidy hard worker who loves to work in a team environment, i would like to further my passion for working with animals and would love to be considered for a position in animal care, I look forward to hearing from you. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Elise Manallack.
Ph: 0430 465115

Sophie Whybrow, Glen Iris, Melbourne, VIC (posted 13th April) Entry Level Nurse

Hi my names Sophie Whybrow , 

I'm currently undertaking my certificate IV at Box Hill Institute, although I've only just started I'm wanting to find Part time employment.  I'm currently volunteering 2 days a week at Blackburn animal hospital, but would love to spend more time learning the on hand skills that I'm required to have as a vet nurse. 

I'm still learning each day, and would be an assist to your team, to learn and grow from the ground up. 

Here's a little about me-
0488 223 390 

Bettina Jordan, Mundoolun, Sth Brisbane, QLD (posted 8th April) Entry Level Vet Nurse

My name is Bettina Jordan, and I am currently studying my certificate III in Animal Studies & also a short course in Disease Pathophysiology through the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing.

I am looking for a vet clinic to complete my work placement in, as I have to complete a minimum of 30 days, which I am hoping to start in the next month or so.

I am very eager to learn every aspect of Veterinary Nursing, as I also endeavour to then further my studies to completing my Certificate IV and  then a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.I have volunteered with the RSPCA for a while and enjoy working with all kinds of animals. I would consider myself to be a reliable, honest, enthusiastic individual who works well under pressure and enjoys a challenge. I have great customer service skills, I am very friendly and have a passion for animals.

I live in Mundoolun (near Jimboomba), and happy to complete my work placement on a weekend or any day that suits. I have my own car and I am willing to travel to a clinic that is willing to give me the opportunity to learn from them. Please feel free to contact me at for a resume and referees, or if you have any further questions.

Kind Regards
Bettina Jordan

Casey Whight, Brisbane Northside & Surrounds, QLD (posted 7th April) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi there,

I am currently studying my certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing internally at Grovely TAFE and have been since January.  I have a certificate 3 in Horse Breeding also and nearly a years experience with the RSPCA coordinating the foster program. I have grown up on properties, working with horses and have always had animals.

I am looking for part time or full time work. I would change my study to external for the right job. I am located in Brisbane Northside but am willing to travel. Flexible to work any hours, have own car and open manual licence. Resume, cover letter and references available upon request. Feel free to email me on

Thanking you in advance for your time,

Casey Whight

Sarah Sampson, Sydney, NSW (posted 7th April) UK Qualified Vet Nurse

Highly competent and experienced British veterinary nurse, who excels in a variety of working environments, from first opinion practice, to referral hospital, to industry. Committed to delivering impeccable levels of customer service and the highest standard of nursing care. Enthusiastic, self-motivated and keen to progress within the veterinary profession. 

Skilled in a variety of tasks including:  

I am seeking locum or permanent positions in Sydney. My CV is available upon request. 

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at

Lauren, Melbourne, VIC or NSW (posted 7th April) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi there,

 My Name is Lauren. I have completed my Certificate II and III Animal studies along with my Veterinary nursing electives.

 I have recently started my Certificate IV Veterinary nursing with Open colleges. I am looking for work placement in a vet clinic. I am happy to offer my time for your training and expertise. I have experience volunteering in animal shelters in Germany and Cyprus.

I am very interested in dog training an psychology.

 I am looking for a part - time role, at least 15-20 hours a week. This can be volunteering or paid.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for my resume -

I live in Richmond but am happy to travel anywhere that is near public transport.

I am also willing to relocate to NSW for the right position.

Warmest Regards,

Lauren Williams

Amelia Morris, Sydney's Northern Beaches/North Shore, NSW (posted 7th April) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Looking for vet nursing work as a trainee while studying.

Relevant qualifications: Currently studying Cert IV Vet Nursing.  Previously hold two bachelors, first aid certification, white card and diving qualifications.

Background: I spent several years working as a ZooKeeper for Taronga Zoo, working with primates as well as Australian flora and fauna.  I have worked previously on reception for a veterinary clinic.

Type of Work: I am completing prac one day per week at a local vet (from May) and am looking for part time or full time paid work.  I live on the Northern Beaches, Sydney and al looking for work either on the Northern Beaches or North Shore, Sydney.

Available from the 18th May 2015.

Contact:  If you have a position in your clinic you think would be suitable, please email me or call 0466 232 232 and I can discuss my experience and the position further with you.

Thank you in advance.

Jessica, Taylors Lake, VIC (posted 7th April) Qualified Vet Nurse

My names Jessica, im 21, have a passion for all animals. have looked after wildlife and have been training horses for the last 2 years, i have completed my Veterinary Nursing certificate 4, and wanting to get back into the clinic, i have had work experience with the uni and learnt a lot, both in surgery and clinic work. i have a great phone manner and experience in reception. available 7 days week and public holidays. 


Phone: 0481 387 911

Melissa, Geelong, VIC or Australia-wide (posted 31st March) Trainee Vet Nurse

To all vets / practice managers

Keen, passionate 27 year old from Geelong vic- would re locate

Seeking paid employment or traineeship to undertake certificate IV in vet nursing through open colleges or preference of the clinic.

Completed certificates 2 & 3 in animal studies (vet nursing) through Golbourn Ovens TAFE  with placements in small and large practices.

Previous work in an Equine clinic as stable hand. Also I've had work as a small animal groomers assistant, 

Had/have own pets both small and large animals.

Good customer service skills (9. Years at McDonald's,) and also at Safeway.

Good understanding of computers (Certificate II in multimedia)

Currently working fulltime on a horse Stud; cleaning stables/yards, making and administration of some oral and IM medication, read, follow and file treatment sheets, place orders, sterilization of surgical equipment, bookwork of in / out patients, placing Provet orders, running bloods through hm5 &  vs pro machine,  handling and restraint of mares / foals.

Honest, reliable willing learner who is Keen to learn.

I feel i would be ideal to any clinic as I'm passionate about animals and would be a great canvas for any practice to be trained up to how you would like your next vet nurse to learn your way.

Looking for hands on experience and training  to learn more vet nursing skills (small animal or equine clinic) with the benefit of a place to complete my certificate IV though and ongoing work after.

Resume available on request

Thank you for taking the time t read this

Please contact me via email if you have anything available

Kind regards

Hayley O'Neill, Beaudesert, QLD (posted 30th March) Entry Level Veterinary Nurse

Hello, I'm actively looking for work part time/full time in a fun, friendly mixed practice to complete studies to become a excellent qualified Veterinary nurse. I'm willing to travel up to 1 hour from Beaudesert QLD. I would also consider relocating for a dream job. Please contact me via email and I am more then happy to give my CV and references. I will look forward to hearing from you if you have a suitable position available.

Alison, Sth East Melbourne (posted 26th March) Entry Level Veterinary Receptionist

My name is Alison, I am 21 years old and I am currently completing my certificate in Veterinary Reception, which will be complete by the end of June 2015

As part of the certificate, I spent 10 days (for placement) in a Veterinarian clinic, both in the reception area and in the surgery area, and believe that I have a great understanding on how a clinic works. I am a fast learner, which is demonstrated by the fact that on my second day of placement I was already answering the phone and making appointments for clients. 

I have also in the past held a casual job at Petbarn, and completed one week of work experience at the RSPCA.

I am currently seeking casual employment as a Veterinary receptionist in South East Melbourne. I am situated in Forest Hill/Blackburn area, so nearby to that location would be ideal. I do, however, have my licence and a car so am able to drive a bit further if need be. 

As I am still studying both my certificate and my degree at uni, my availability is flexible but would be better off discussed in person or via phone. I am available Friday - Sunday. 

As of July 2015, I will be seeking part-time employment in this industry (3-4 days a week), as I have a semester off before I go back to my studies. 

I check my emails frequently throughout the day, so I would say it would be the best mode of contact -

Please do not hesitate to contact me anytime. 

Selina Hunter, Logan / Brisbane QLD (posted 24th March) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Selina,

I am currently working in the Finance industry as a Client Services Manager, though my real passion is working with Animals. I have completed a Certificate II in Animal Studies and would love to further my studies by completing a Certificate IV while working in the Veterinary Industry. Growing up on acreage in Brisbane we cared for many different animals including Livestock, Birds and also the small and fluffy ones.

I am looking for Full time work in a Vet practice where I can also complete a Cert IV. I am a competent and hard worker with a bubbly and mature can-do attitude. I would love to become a part of your team.
I would make a great Vet Nurse as I am caring, patient and have a strong passion for all animals. Animals are what make me happy and I couldn’t imagine living my life not working in this industry.
I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Call or email me anytime on 0423 884495 or

Monique Bramley, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 24th March) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi there

I have recently started studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and would like to start my unpaid work experience placement as soon as possible. I currently volunteer at the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital as a veterinary nurse assistant, also with RSPCA as an Ambulance Driver and Property Inspector.

I am located on the Gold Coast and am available to start immediately, any day other than Tuesday is okay and willing to do multipe days. I will be covered by insurance through my study provider and will need to complete 480 hours.

Thank you for your attention and consideration.
0422 194 060

Jane Bracken, Mornington Peninsula, VIC (posted 23rd March) Entry Level Veterinary 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 transfer to the Cert IV qualification to fulfil my dream of becoming a veterinary nurse.

I’m a mature age, 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 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 have lived with cats and dogs all my life and currently have 2 dogs (both Jack Russells) and a cat.

I believe I would make a great vet nurse as I have a genuine love of animals, and I am practical, patient, caring and empathetic.  I’m not afraid of cleaning, getting covered in poo or spew, or doing any task required of this role.  

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.

Best regards


Brooke Haustead, Redlands (posted 23rd March) Entry Level Veterinary Nurse

My name is Brooke Haustead and I am currently on my first year of studying my Certificate IV in Veterinarian Nursing with Tafe QLD, Brisbane. 

I am volunteering as a Veterinarian Nurse at Brian Stewart Vet Clinic, Thornlands, and have been volunteering at this vet clinic Mondays and Tuesdays for 6 weeks and am thoroughly enjoying it!! Unfortunately, it is a requirement of my course that all volunteers must have paid work by June to continue, with which, the vet clinic I currently work, is unable to provide me. 

I live in Carbrook QLD, so I'm looking for work in Thornlands, Victoria Point, Redland Bay, Loganholme, Tanah Merah, Beenleigh and Eagleby areas. 

I have had a great opportunity to learn a great amount about Veterinarian Nursing in my time working at Brian Stewart Vets Clinic, and my role there has exposed me to various medical nursing and surgical nursing, I have learnt reception duties, cleaning, customer service, animal handling and restraint, and  solving issues surrounding aggressive animals and how to safely handle such animals. I have a very big love and passion for animals and I am a hard worker and a keen learner and will succeed to do every task thrown my way to my highest ability. 

I would love the opportunity to increase my skills in a career as a Veterinary Nurse at your clinic.

Melissa, Bentley, WA (posted 19th March) Entry Level Veterinary Nurse

Hi My names Melissa. I am currently living in WA and part way through my Certificate 4 in Veterinary nursing. I am located in Bentley, Western Australia and willing to relocate anywhere in Australia for the right job.
I am looking for either unpaid work experience or a entry level job in the industry.
I have my certificate II in Agriculture (specialising in horse breeding), Certificate II in Equine management and have obtained my stable hand licence and strappers licence previously. I have previously worked as an animal attendant in a baby animal farm and a "party pony" company. I did a short period managerial role in a pet shop where I monitored the health of all incoming animals. I have also worked in several racing stables. I have done several weeks of work experience in various equine industry roles and a small animal vet clinic. I currently work in the health department as an administrative assistant.
I am a hard worker who's keen to commence working in the veterinary industry and am willing to move anywhere for the right job.
My email is . Looking forward to hearing from you.

Chloe Rodgers, Brisbane, Qld (posted 18th March) Veterinary Nurse

My name is Chloe Rodgers and I am qualified veterinary nurse with 4 years’ nursing experience in a small animal practice. I am currently looking for a fulltime position in a reception role, or in another non-clinic role in the veterinary industry. I have excellent communication skills, am a fast learner and believe in providing clients with exceptional customer service.

I am available weekdays and for some weekend work if needed.

Resume and references available upon request. I can be contacted preferably via email at, or by phone on 0447 552 640.

Thank you.
Kind regards,
Chloe Rodgers

Dannielle, Ipswich, Qld (posted 18th March) Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Certificate IV Vet nurse, I have recently moved to the Ipswich QLD area, seeking employment as a veterinary nurse or similar.

I have completed my Certificate 4 in Veterinary nursing at the Coffs Harbour Education Campus, NSW. Prior to completing my certificate as a veterinary nurse I obtained my certificate 2 in animal care and management.

For the past 14 months I have been working as a veterinary nurse at a clinic in Sawtell Coffs Harbour, NSW. During my time at the clinic I have learnt a great deal about animal care, veterinary nursing and I have become a valued team member. My role at Sawtell Veterinary Clinic has exposed me to various medical nursing, surgical nursing and Reception duties. I am a keen learner and would love the opportunity to increase my skills in a career as a veterinary nurse at your clinic.

Prior to studying to become a veterinary nurse I worked for a large scale animal shelter, where I was exposed to a large variety of animals large and small, Wild and Domestic.  My duties during my 3 years working at the shelter included cleaning, customer service, retail, adoptions, animal handling, dealing with and solving issues surrounding aggressive animals and how to safely handle such animals, Nutrition, enrichment and training.

As you can see from my experience I am extremely passionate about animal care and welfare, and I am keen to discuss opportunities for future employment.

Kind Regards

Samantha, Sydney, NSW (posted 17th March) UK Qualified Locum Vet Nurse Until August

Hi my name is Samantha I am a registered veterinary nurse in the UK (diploma in veterinary nursing) with 6 years of experience in practice and 3 years of qualified experience.

Most of my experience was carried out in a predominantly small animal environment with occasional large animal work. I have also worked in a wildlife hospital previous to this that rescued and rehabilitated British wildlife.

Between September 2013 to February 2014 I volunteered all over India and Thailand working with dogs, cats, birds, elephants, cows, donkeys, buffalo, pigs and monkeys.

I am looking for a locum veterinary nurse position in Australia, preferably Sydney starting ASAP. I plan to stay in Australia until August.

I am very flexible with hours, hardworking and reliable. I would be willing to travel if necessary.

I would welcome the opportunity to discuss this further. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me at

My CV is available upon request

Thank you for your time and consideration

Talia Heron, Perth, WA (posted 12th March) Part Time Qualified Vet Nurse

Qualified Vet Nurse available All day Tuesday, and 4 out of 5 Saturdays or every Sunday.Possibility to also work mornings on a Monday and Thursday.

I have a permanent part time position within a clinic averaging around 30 hours a week, I am looking to take on another 10-20 hours in a casual locum or maternity cover type of position.
My skill set is exceptionally  good in customer service/reception and post-operative recovery, quality charting and anaesthetic monitoring for routine procedures. I know i could bring a great smiling face into your clinic while also offering great customer service skills into the practice straight away, I have appropriate phone manner and am very computer literate, I learn programs quickly and am thorough in my record keeping and also show initiative and maintain a neat and functional work space.

I am a team player but also quite confident to work alone. I work hard, have strong job loyalty, and i am a keen and interested learner and has the bonus of great people skills. 
Please contact me for my CV or my exceptional refrences.

0404 409 940

Daisy Baldwyn, NSW or Queensland (posted 10th March) UK Qualified Locum Vet Nurse

My name is Daisy Baldwyn (27). I am a UK Registered Veterinary Nurse with 10 years experience. I have worked in a mixed for 6 years and for the last 4 years I have locumed around the UK.

I am currently on a working holiday visa in Australia looking for work during April and May in preferably NSW or Queensland.
I can provide my CV and references on request.
I look forward to hearing from you.

Rebecca, Perth, WA (posted 10th March) UK Qualified Vet Nurse Seeking Sponsorship

My Name is Rebecca Isted, I am 30 years old, and I am a Qualified and Registered Veterinary Nurse in the UK.

I qualified in early 2008, but including training i have been in the veterinary industry for 12 years. I have credible experience, including Referral nursing, head nursing at small branch practice, and being a clinical coach to trainees.

I have just had a positive outcome on my skills assessment from VETASSESS, and i am now seeking nomination into Australia. I am seeking this kind of visa instead of a normal working visa due to owning my own home with my husband here in the UK, that we would be selling. We wanted to go for a visa that gives us security that we were able to stay in Australia long term, as we would be up rooting our lives.

We were also looking at WA - Perth area as we have many friends there, and settling into a different country will be hard, so we wanted to be around a close network of people that we already knew.

I was wondering if any Veterinary Practices in Perth that are prepared to do a sponcered nomination?

I can forward you my full CV if you maybe interested -please Email me on

I look forward to hearing from you.

Alicia Nunn, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 9th March) Entry Level Veterinary Nurse

Currently I am studying my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and I am eager to gain a position in a clinic where I can put my former skills and knowledge to use and further advance my abilities.

My previous experiences in the animal industry are primarily voluntary work for organisations such as the AWL, RSPCA and Bats QLD. I also completed a month long intensive training course in which I developed and was assessed on my knowledge and practical skills required to be an essential team member.

Please feel free to contact me at any time on 0423 788 522 or and I will happily send a cover letter and resume.

Rebecca Pringle, South Perth (posted 6th March) Trainee Veterinary Nurse

My name is Rebecca. I started studying for my Certificate 4 in veterinary nursing in August 2014 through Open Colleges. I have experience with working in a clinic but would appreciate the chance to learn and experience more.

I am a certified dog obedience trainer, though I haven't yet had the chance to put it to use. I am hoping to change that as dog obedience is one of my interests.

I live in Safety Bay, Western Australia, but I won't mind travelling, as long as it's close to public transport.

I would be grateful for any opportunity.

Please don't hesitate to contact me for my cover letter and resume.

Kindest regards,

Rebecca Pringle
0401 470 427

Cayla Gillies, Perth, WA (posted 4th March) Qualified Vet Nurse

My name is Cayla Gillies, I am a qualified veterinary nurse (certificate IV), I am registered with the veterinary surgeons board and I am currently seeking employment within the veterinary industry. I qualified from Polytechnic West Bentley at the end of 2014, I qualified with a certificate for consistent effort. I also have a certificate III in companion animal services and a certificate II in equine industry. I qualified with a certificate of achievement in companion animal services.

I am available to work weekdays, weekends and nights, I am a hardworking, punctual person, I believe I could bring a lot to a practice if given the chance. I have done work experience in many veterinary clinics in WA, I am looking for part time or full time work, I am happy to travel. I would be grateful for any opportunity.

I can be contacted at or on my mobile 0466 559 724.
I will gladly supply my resume and cover letter upon request.
Thankyou for taking the time to read my advertisement.

Lauren, Richmond & Surrounds, VIC (posted 3rd March) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi there,

My Name is Lauren. I have completed my Certificate II and III Animal studies along with my Veterinary nursing electives.

I have recently started my Certificate IV Veterinary nursing with Open colleges. I am looking for work placement in a vet clinic. I am happy to offer my time for your training and expertise. I have experience volunteering in animal shelters in Germany and Cyprus.

I am very interested in dog training an psychology. 

I also have experience liaising with customer via phone and email. I have recently start invoicing and following up with Payments for orders in my currently work place.

I am looking for a part - time role. at least 15-20 hours a week. This can be volunteering or paid.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for my resume.

I live in Richmond but am happy to travel anywhere that is near public transport.

Warmest Regards,

Lauren Williams
0449 896 118

Erika Smith, Gold Coast/South Logan, QLD (posted 3rd March) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Erika Smith, I am currently looking for a veterinary nursing position on the Gold Coast and south Logan area, anywhere from 2 to 5 days per week. I am half way through my certificate IV in veterinary nursing, I have successfully completed my certificate II in animal studies and have 3 years experience working in a small animal clinic. 

I can perform a large range of duties including but not limited to; general cleaning and house keeping, animal handling, surgical prep and monitoring, reception duties and preparation and development of x-rays. I have also had experience in retail and have friendly and personal customer service.

I would be thrilled to join your team and continue on learning, I am eager to start straight away. If you are interested in having me join your team please email me on or contact me on 0413 010805 and I will forward you a copy of my resume. I look forward to hearing from you.

Olivia Culver, Australia-wide (posted 3rd March) UK Qualified Locum Vet Nurse

My name is Olivia Culver (30), I am a UK qualified vet nurse with 9 years experience. I have worked for 6 years in a mixed animal practice and 2 of those years held the position of deputy head nurse.

I have locumed in various practices in the UK and in Australia, including hospitals, out of hours and small private practices.
I have done volunteer work overseas with captive wildlife and the local dog population on a neutering program.

I am looking for Locum work, preferably in NSW/Queensland but am available to travel.

I can provide cv and references on request.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Selena L'Estrange, Brisbane (posted 2nd March) Animal Attendant

My name is Selena L'Estrange, I live in Brisbane and I would like to seek work as an animal care attendant in the Brisbane area.

I successfully completed a Certificate 3 in Companion Animal Services 5 years ago and I have done some voluntary work prior to doing the course and since the course.

I intend to study the Certificate 4 in Companion Animal Studies in June this year and I will be specialising in animal behaviour and training.

Right now I am looking for work and I would be happy to take casual, part-time or full time including weekends.

I am happy to work as a doggy day carer or animal care attendant in a pet resort, doggy day care or a shelter/rescue setting or a veterinary clinic or hospital setting.

I love all kinds of animals especially dogs and cats and I would dearly love to work with them.

Mobile: 0439 634408

Ann Parkins, Brisbane's North-side, QLD (posted 27th February) Trainee Vet Nurse

I am currently studying a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Open Colleges Australia and participating in 2 days a week, Tuesday and Wednesday, work placement at BVSC Albany Creek.

I am seeking a part-time or casual position that I can work around my current studies and family commitments. My long-term goal, once I have completed my Certificate, is to further my training and career and go as far as I can within the industry. I am particularly interested in surgical and emergency or intensive medicine. I absolutely adore all kinds of animals. I have 2 pets of my own and I also am a foster carer for Silver Lining Pet Rescue.

I have an extensive amount of experience within the retail, customer service, sales and admin sectors. My last position was Administration Manager within a sales based environment. I am an extremely fast learner and as well as being a team player, am also proficient at working autonomously. I am a very passionate person and extremely eager to learn. Given the opportunity I whole-heartedly believe that will succeed.

My current availability is Monday, Thursday and Friday from anytime in the morning until 2pm and most Saturdays and Sundays.

I hope that you would consider me for a position within your facility and look forward to hearing from you in this regard.

Please contact me at: or call 0410 653 369

Caroline Winczura, Berwick, Melbourne, VIC (posted 26th February) Trainee Vet Nurse

'Volunteer Student Vet Nurse'

Hello my name is Caroline Winczura, i am 19 years old. I am commencing my first class of vet nursing on the 27th of February and currently have a volunteering position at noble park animal hospital which i complete my 15 hours of voluntary work weekly. Unfortunately there is not enough work for me to continue to learn due to the size of the clinic. I am only able to volunteer in this clinic for the next month and looking for a new long term volunteer position so i can continue and gain the knowledge i need for my studies next month at Box hill institute. 

I am located in the Berwick region of Melbourne and have my own transport therefore distance is not an issue.

I have worked at Noble Park animal hospital for the last few months and have picked up the basics from watching and taking part in surgeries and animal care. I have had experience with domestic pets for as long as i can remember therefore have developed a passion for vet nursing at a young age. 

My future goals consist of becoming a vet nurse and explore the workforce with devotion to help animals with pure love and dedication for the rest of my career.

I hope that i can make  some kind of impression on somebody to give me a chance and take me on to experience the wonderful world of vet nursing to continue to learn about what i love most and can't live without. 

Thank you for your time.

Phone - 0456 646 054

Sunny Miller, South East Victoria (posted 26th February) Entry Level Vet Nurse/ Receptionist
I am currently studying Cert 4 Veterinary Nursing (Reception skills set) at Box Hill institute and I am seeking casual/part time employment in a Practice. I have previous work experience at Caulfield Equine Hospital, Central Veterinary Hospital Sandringham and Australian Pet Superstore.
I am a 2012 Marcus Oldham Horse Business Management graduate who was awarded the 2012 Ballarat Veterinary Clinic award for Horse Health and Husbandry.
For the last two years I have been studying Animal and Veterinary Biosciences at Latrobe university. I have owned horses and dogs nearly my whole life and regulary compete in horse shows.
I have also spent the last year in a Receptionist role and therefore have experience with Computers, Microsoft office, excel, outlook, MYOB and telephone handling skills.
I am looking for casual/part time work or even work experience within a practice preferably located within the South-East suburbs of Melbourne (However willing to travel for the right job). I am keen to work with Large or small animals.
I'm a well presented, well spoken, friendly person with a life long passion for animals. My extensive previous work experience and friendly nature would be of great assistance to any practice willing to take on a passionate and keen employee. I am happy to answer more questions and send out my resume.
Please contact me at or 0413 409 946

Amy Clissold, South-West Sydney, NSW (posted 25th February) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Amy, I'm 30 years old, & after a few years out of the vet nursing field, I've decided to come back to the career I truly love!

In 2004/05 I completed three quarters of a CIV in Vet Nursing at TAFE, with Distinctions in almost all subjects. To update & refresh my skills, I have now enrolled in the CIII Animal Studies course at Bankstown TAFE for the first semester of 2015, & then going on to the CIV Vet Nursing course in the second half of 2015 (with completion in 2016).

So I'm looking for a vet practice who will be willing to take me on either in a voluntary work placement capacity, or in a part-time paid capacity.

Vet nursing & animal handling experience wise, I have worked in a work placement capacity in a veterinary hospital, volunteered for the RSPCA, & most recently, for the last year & a half, I have been volunteering for Pets In The Park, (a service that provides free veterinary care for homeless people & their pets started by Dr Mark Westman, you can view their website at where I have been doing both admin & vet nursing duties. I have also worked for other charities doing admin & sales work, so my skill range is wide & varied.

Personally I have been surrounded by & had experience with animals since the day I was born, including cats, dogs, rabbits, horses, cows, goats, sheep, ferrets, mice, rats, blue tongue lizards, turtles, birds....the list goes on!! (Some of these just turn up in my backyard unannounced...)

If you think I could be a good fit in your vet clinic or hospital, even for just one day a week, please contact me via email.


Rachel Wilkinson, Adelaide or Melbourne, SA/Vic (posted 25th February) UK Qualified Locum 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 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 am going back again to the same charity in Borneo in February to volunteer again until May.

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 South Australia or Victoria, preferably Adelaide or Melbourne. I move out to Australia at the beginning of May 2015 so am look for work after this time. I can be contacted by email-

Anne Barnham, Robina, Qld (posted 25th February) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

I, wish to apply my whole skill set and drive to further develop myself as an individual in the field of Veterinary Nursing and the Animal Care Industry.

I am currently located in Robina on the Gold coast and I believe that my education, and work experience will allow me to be an efficient and forthright employee. I am seeking employment as I am starting my Bachelors in Veterinary Technology through Distance Education via Charles Sturt University.

I spent 2 months last year Veterinary Nursing in South Africa as part of the University of Pretoria's Vets In The Wild Practorium then spent Christmas working for the Animal Emergency Centre in Varsity Lakes. I have finished 2 years of training as a Veterinary Nurse completing my Certificate IV in 2012 and spent 2013-2014 at Green Cross Vets City Road in Beenleigh.

I am a quick study and am willing to perform any task to improve my skills. I am a cheerful and friendly person, who has loved working with animals since I was young. I have a special interest in radiology and the daily management and running of a clinic.

I am currently looking for any type of work, casual, part-time, full-time or locum.

I am contactable via email: or by phone: 0434 107 443 And my resume is available on request.

Thank you for you time and I hope you consider me for any positions you have in the near future.

Rebecca Ladd, Blue Mountains, NSW (posted 25th January) Entry Level Vet Nurse

I am currently studying Veterinary Nursing Certificate IV, which I complete next year and I have completed Animal Studies Certificate II in 2011.

I am looking for either full time or part time work, were I can learn and gain more hands on experience in a clinic.

I am passionate about becoming a qualified veterinary nurse, as it has always been my dream career. I really enjoy working with animals and ensuring they get the best possible care.

I am also a carer for Cat Lovers Rescue. I care for cats and kittens that have come from colonies, been found on the streets and from high-kill shelters. They are given the best possible care I can give them until they find their forever homes.

I have my manual drivers license, own transport and willing to travel. I am flexiable with hours and available to work on weekdays and weekends.

I can be contacted via email: I am happy to provide my resume and referees.

Thank you for you time!


Natalee,VIC (posted 24th January) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Natalee I am 25 years old I live in Pakenham Victoria. I am seeking an entry level position in a Vet Clinic. I have extensive animal handling skills, I previously worked in a boarding kennels for a couple of years and also volunteered at an animal shelter in the vet clinic. I have also completed a grooming workshop and groom dogs outside of my full time job.

Animals are my passion and love in life, I would love nothing more than to be given the opportunity to undertake my Cert IV in Vet Nursing. I am a fun loving person who would go above and beyond my call of duty for animals. I am also willing to re-locate (within Australia ) should a position arise away from my current residence.

If i was given this opportunity you would not be disapointed, this career means the world to me. 

I hope my passion for animals makes me a strong contender should a position arise within Victoria,

Please contact me on 0422 502 411

Stephanie, South Brisbane or Ipswich, QLD (posted 24th January) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi There, I am currently studying cert IV in vet nursing and am requiring a job to complete my required hours for the course. I would obviously prefer the job to be paid but the course requirements doesn't need this and I am desperate. I have called and visit all vet in my area and no success.

My experience so far:

I have a open manual license and my own reliable car.

I would ideally prefer a position in south Brisbane or Ipswich areas but will to travel. I am also happy to do night shifts as well.

Many thanks for taking the time to read this.

My name is Stephanie and please contact me for more information. I have a cover letter and resume readily available for your perusal. I am available for a interview at your earliest convenience and can start straight away.

Please phone 0466 55 00 49 or email

Katherine Sidhom, Perth, WA (posted 23rd February), Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

I am a qualified & experienced veterinary nurse registered with the Veterinary Surgeons' Board of WA and I am currently looking for full time, preferably, or part time work. I am very flexible with my hours and I am available weekdays, weekends and nights (if required).

I am a very enthusiastic, motivated and hard working individual and I am very passionate about animals and my work. I am also very eager to learn and develop my skills and I am undertaking further education.

I have experience in all aspects of medical and surgical veterinary nursing. I also have extensive customer service and reception/administration experience.

Please contact me on 0431 871 734 or by email - - for a copy of my resume.

Candice Burke, Blacktown, NSW (posted 23rd February) Entry Level Veterinary Nurse

Hi! My name is Candice and I am looking for any type of work within the Animal Industry! 

I am currently completing my Certificate in Environmental and Animal Studies with Learning Cloud. This course is completed online, giving me the opportunity to work as little or as much needed.

I have worked in Administration for the most part of my career, so a Veterinary Receptionist position may be ideal. However, I am extremely eager to work and am willing to take on board any job positions that are offered to me. I am also open to Volunteer work.

Having worked in Administration, it has provided me with the relevant skills needed to manage the front of office. This includes:

I consider myself to be a very mature and responsible 25 year old. I am very reliable and capable of working both independently and in a team environment. I have a very bubbly personality, a kind and calm heart and a true passion for helping animals in need.

I also have experience working with a variety of animals- Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Chicks, Chickens, Ducks, Snakes, Lizards and Birds. I have been taught how to handle the animals correctly, transportation, cleaning the animals enclosures and providing them with fresh food and water on a daily basis.

I am available as soon as you need me to be! I am happy to work full-time (preferred) or part time/casual, working on both weekdays and weekends. I am eager to get started in this field of work to not only benefit myself but to help further my studies and provide me with the hands on experience I need.

I am currently living in Blacktown, Western Sydney, and am wanting to find work within the Western Suburbs. 

I can be reached anytime via email or please contact 0431 549 535 if you think that I may be a suitable candidate for a position you have available! I am more than happy to provide my CV on request.

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

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