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.
Angela, Melbourne East & Surrounds, VIC (posted 30th August) Trainee Vet Nurse/Receptionist/Animal Attendant
Hello, 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; laundry, cleaning catteries, preparing food, grooming. socialising/playing with the cats and also liasing with other staff members and members of the public. In my spare time I also undertake house/pet sitting assignments and take care of people's pets which I thoroughly enjoy. I have also worked within the grooming industry for two and a half years and during that time I gained extensive experience in bathing, drying, brushing out, nail trimming and providing customer service.. I was previously employed as a Veterinary Nurse/Receptionist at Boronia Veterinary Clinic but I am now looking for a role within a smaller clinic which will allow me to thrive and reach my full potential. I am more than willing to work as a kennel hand/cattery attendant also.
I undertook a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Reception Skill Set) at Box Hill this year, which enabled me to gain a strong understanding of the veterinary nurse role and it also allowed me to have the opportunity to have hands on experience with a range of different animals within the school vet clinic. I would love the opportunity to work within a clinic whilst I complete the rest of my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. I would prefer to work within a clinic which is located in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne but I am willing to travel further if the right opportunity presented itself. If you would like a copy of my CV or you would like to know more please do not hesitate to contact me.
0433 740 480
Toner Chen, NSW-wide (posted 23rd August) Qualified Vet Nurse
Organized nature and personable attitude make me a great candidate for the position. I am a reliable, hardworking and honest fast learner. In addition, I am willing to experience new things with fast-paced environment and good work ethic. I am also a creative problem solver, and am adept at problem solving.
I have expertise in:
- Restraining animals well
- Bathing, cutting, combing, blow-drying and styling animals' coats, clipping their nails and cleaing their ears
- Inspecting, preparing, cleaning, disinfecting and maintaining comfortable animals cages and enclosures
- Transporting food, filling water troughs and feeding animals according to their individual need
- Maintaing animals health records, treating minor injuries and reporting serious conditions to veterinarins
- Dusting and spraying insecticides on animals and immersing them in insecticide baths, to control insect pests.
- Preparing the oral, and injectable medicine
- Blood collecting, IV catheter, Imaging &Biochemistry machines operated
- Before doing surgery, preparing surgery instrument and brushing in hands
Working at veterinary clinics and/or hospitals would allow me to implement my communication skills and initiative in a professional environment while taking care of animals under treatments, place animals at veterinary facilities, and assist veterinarians to perform procedures and surgeries. Please take a moment to review. I believe I have the qualifications you need and I look forward to hearing from you soon, thanks.
Free call at 0481 264 952 or by email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Helen Whatley, Cairns & surrounds (posted 23rd August) Experienced & qualified UK Nurse
I am a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse from the UK with six years experience looking for work in Cairns. Will also consider surrounding areas.
I have been working in Melbourne since October 2015, I locumed in a general practice and then spent 6 months working in a 24 hour emergency clinic. I have also previously volunteered for a TNR project in Borneo.
I have experience with sole charge out of hours work (VS on call), taking emergency calls, inpatient care and assisting with emergency procedures.
I enjoy running successful nurse clinics and I am happy to carry out reception duties when required. I am competent in placing endotracheal tubes and intravenous catheters and also able to use a variety of monitoring equipment, such as pulse oximetry, ECG, capnograph and multiparameter monitors. I have experience in both digital and analog radiograph machines and processors. I am familiar with a wide range of anaesthetic circuits, including Humphrey ADE.
I have used a variety of Idexx laboratory analysers including: ProCyte, Catalyst, SNAPshot, Coag, LaserCyte, VetLab UA, VetStat, VetTest and VetAutoread Haematology.
I am looking to start working from the middle of November 2016 onwards. I am happy to work week days, night duties and weekends. I can provide my resume and references on request, please contact me on email@example.com
Lucie Vernon, Melbourne, VIC, & Sydney, NSW (posted 19th August) UK Qualified Vet Nurse
I am a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse from the UK with 7 year experience working in various small animal practices. I will be looking early 2017 for a locum nursing position, ideally with accommodation, where I can pursue my passion for nursing.
I am very confident and competent in my job, which includes:
- Preparing patients and equipment for surgical operations
- Assisting the veterinary surgeon during operations and consultations
- Monitoring and recording patients vitals under anaesthetic using Isoflurane volatile agent
- General care and treatment of hospitalised patients
- Dispensing and administering medication to patients (IV, SC, IM)
- Use of veterinary equipment (ECG’s, pulse oximeter, capnography, blood pressure, infusion pump, centrifuge, IDEXX diagnostic machines)
- Intravenous catheter placement, obtaining blood, urine and other samples from patients
- Preparing and administering intravenous fluid therapy
- Carrying out dental scaling and polishing procedures
- Carrying out in-house laboratory work
- Taking and processing radiographs (automatic and digital processor)
- Packing and sterilising veterinary equipment using autoclave
- Consulting various nurse appointments
- General reception duties and use of computer software RX works
I also hold a full UK driving licence. My CV is available upon request; you can contact me by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lydia Carmichael, Illawarra, NSW (posted 19th August) Entry Level Vet Nurse
Hello, my name is Lydia Carmichael.
I will be completing Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing at the beginning of November, and have completed Certificate II Animal Studies.
My experience includes work placement at GreenCross Vets- Warilla, which incorporates the general duties of a Vet Nurse.
I am looking for a position as a Junior/Trainee Vet Nurse in the Illawarra region, as I am located in Kiama.
I am available to start as soon as possible
Mobile: 0422 492 283 Email: email@example.com
Stacey Weenink, NSW Sutherland Shire (posted 17th August) Qualified VN
Hi, my name is Stacey, I am a qualified veterinary nurse with a diploma from Massey University, NZ as well as my Cert IV. I am an extremely experienced Equine Nurse - having worked 7 years with Scone Equine Hospital - however, I do have some small animal experience under my belt and now wish to focus on further developing these skills. I would love to secure a position in a friendly, supportive and professional practice, preferably located around the Sutherland Shire area but am willing to travel up to an hour. Happy to take on any hours I can and am very flexible with my availability.If you are interested in seeing my resume I can be contacted via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks, I look forward to hearing from you.
Erin Kohu, South West Sydney (posted 15th August) Experienced New Zealand qualified Cert IV Nurse
Hi my name is Erin and I am a New Zealand qualified Cert IV veterinary nurse with over 8 years experience. Please feel free to contact me for a copy of my resume outlining my experience.
I am looking for part time work in south west Sydney. Should you be on the lookout for someone with my background or experience at this time, or in the near future, I would greatly appreciate your consideration. I am happy to talk more on the phone or in a personal interview. I look forward to hearing from you.
Mobile: 0415 223623
Courtney Brydson, Geelong & Surrounds, VIC (posted 15th August) Entry Level Vet Nurse
Hi all my name is Courtney Brydson and I am on the hunt for a full time or part time Junior veterinary nursing position. I have a passion for animal welfare and how I as a veterinary nurse I can assist clients with the health and wellbeing of their pets. I am eager to learn, enthusiastic and very hard working. I am willing to travel around 60km radius from the Geelong area and am willing to move closer to employment. I am available at your earliest convenience.
At the present point in time I am working as a casual nurse at Geelong Animal Welfare Society, and as I part of this I have obtained my microchipping number.
During 2014 my first year of my certificate 4 in Veterinary nursing I completed placement for one week intervals at Bannockburn Veterinary clinic, Bellarine Veterinary Clinic (Newcomb clinic) and Leopold Pet Hospital.
For the remanding time of my second year of my cert 4 I undertook a voluntary internship at Our Vet Melton on a one day per week basis where I was able to complete my practical assessment section of my cert 4 and gain specific industry knowledge.
My qualifications include:
- Certificate 4 in veterinary nursing
- Certificate 3 in Companion Animal Services.
- Implantation of microchips in cats and dogs
These qualifications were undertaken at Gordon Tafe and through AIRC online.
Please feel free to contact me via email: email@example.com
Or via phone on 0408 299 752.
I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Serena Urquhart, Mornington Peninsula, VIC (posted 12th August) Trainee Veterinary Nurse
I am a dedicated and passionate twenty year old student, in the process of completing my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
I am currently seeking a trainee veterinary nursing or cattery/kennel hand position to increase my experience, allow me to complete the placement component of my certificate and kick-start my career in the animal care industry.
I have a vast range of experience in both paid and volunteer positions within the Animal Care Industry, all of which are listed in my resume and can be provided upon request. Through these experiences I have developed my skills in;
- Feeding, cleaning and medicating of animals.
- Maintaining strict hygiene routines, presentation and overall organisation.
- Observation, monitoring and reporting of signs of illness or distress in patients
- A basic understanding of pharmaceutical procedures and drawing of pre-medications
- Setting up and assisting in surgeries.
- Assisting the veterinarian or qualified nurses with restraints, treatments and examinations
- Correct use of the autoclave, including the packing and sterilisation of kits, drapes and other surgical equipment.
- Monitoring patients post-surgery
- Maintenance of the cattery and kennels
I also have a strong customer service background through my history in hospitality and admin work. As a current customer service and event admin assistant, I have developed very strong computer literacy skills, as well as positive telephone and face-to-face communication skills.
I have my Certificate II in Animal Studies, Components of my Certificate III in Companion Animal Services, a Certificate IV in Veterinary Reception Skill Set and a basic dog grooming certificate.
I would be open to all employment opportunities in the animal care industry that may assist me in increasing my skills and achieving my dream job as a veterinary nurse. I am happy to travel anywhere in Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, and anywhere in the Mornington Peninsula.
If you feel that I may be an advantageous addition to your clinic, than I look forward to hearing from you and forwarding you my resume.
Mobile: 0428 109 770
Suzen Riverson, Melbourne, VIC (posted 11th August) Trainee Vet Nurse
My name is Suzen Riverson. At the moment I am looking for any type of work wanting to expand my knowledge, as a vet nurse. I have some animal care knowledge and willing to learn more, on the job. I have a lot of experience, working with and studying animals for 3 years, experienced helping/working in 5 different vets (big and small), over 10 years working in administration, and completed many animal and non animal certifications. I am used to working in quiet and hectic situations.
I have many skills I can contribute to help your business such as attention to detail, stock control, providing valued customer service, cash handling and EFTPOS, animal handling, any type of surgical assistance, anesthetic monitoring, general cleaning and making surgical packs. Use of VetScan2 and Idexx pathology, knowledge of Rx Works and Customer Logic software, and much more.
I have my own car or can take public transport.
If you would like to see my CV or know anything else, feel free to email me at Suzen_riverson92@hotmail.com or look me up on Linked In to know more of my experiences and qualifications.
Thank you and I hope I get the chance to show you that I will be a great asset to your business. If you need me, I will be there for you.
Marnie Fleay, Mandurah & Sth Perth, WA (posted 10th August) Experienced Qualified Vet Nurse
My name is Marnie Fleay and I have over 7 years experience as being a veterinary nurse. I graduated in New Zealand in 2006 where I then worked in some of the busiest clinics in Christchurch. After 5 years I moved to Australia with my family where I began working in another very busy clinic in Mandurah (Perth).
I am currently seeking either part time or casual hours, but I can be flexible and work when needed. I have experience as a surgical nurse, reception duties and head nurse duties of meeting reps, ordering stock ect.
I am very comfortable in operating blood diagnostic machines, autoclaves, inserting catheters, anesthetic monitoring, fluid pumps and pharmaceutical dispensing.
I believe myself to be a dedicated hard worker who strives to push myself to my full potential. I have great customer customer communication skills as well as a relaxed personality so find it easy to fit in anywhere.
Please send me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Piermario Bellottari, Sydney & surrounds, NSW (posted 9th August) Overseas Qualified Veterinarian seeking Vet Nurse role
My name is Piermario Bellottari, and I am a qualified veterinarian from Italy.
I graduated in 2007 from the University of Camerino, and I've passed the National Italian Examination for Veterinary Medicine 5 months later. After a 6 month period of internship at a number of clinics/hospitals, I worked in first aid and critical care at a few large and small veterinary establishments in Italy.
I am currently looking for a job as a veterinary nurse/veterinary assistant in Sydney
You can reach me on 0449 025 376 or by e-mail email@example.com. I am available to work for up to 20 hours per week.
I am able to send my resume upon request.
Rachel Van Kesteren, Melbourne West, VIC (posted 1st August) Experienced Vet Nurse
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, even if it is volunteering or shadowing a more experienced vet nurse for a couple of days a week to get my competence up.
My experience as a veterinary nurse/ animal attendant has included;
- General reception duties, answering phone, attending to customer enquiries, managing accounts and bookings, providing service/ product advice and advice on basic animal care (eg. fleeing, worming, vaccinations, registration and desexing).
- Exercising, feeding and monitoring patients.
- Scrubbing cages and general cleaning.
- Prepping and assisting surgery (eg. autoclaving, making up instrumental kits and animal restraint).
I see workplace safety, animal welfare, infection control and good customer service as high priority areas. 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;
Rosie O’Brien; Melbourne, VIC (posted 1st August) Trainee Vet Nurse
I am seeking a position in a clinic where I am able to complete my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. I have been doing unpaid placement in a clinic since December 2015 and have gained a lot of knowledge and experience from being there. I live in Melbourne and am happy to travel around the surrounding suburbs.
I have a broad understanding of workplace issues and procedures. I understand that every clinic has their differences and would like to experience the industry in a different clinic to broaden my experiences. I have always been an animal lover and cannot wait to become a qualified vet nurse and have my dream job while always learning more at the same time.
I will graduate with a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in early 2017. I am a fast learner and a hard worker. I have experience working in the boarding kennels, hospital wards, surgery and admin work. I am happy to take on any challenge given to me. I enjoy every aspect of the veterinary industry and would be happy to take on any role provided to me e.g. I am happy to look after the animals in the hospital but I am also able to help in admin areas. I have experience with setting up equipment for surgery, during emergency situations and monitoring animals while under anaesthetic. I also have experience in blood collection and running, x-ray operations and physical exams. I have a good understanding of animal behaviour and know when to be cautious of an animal who is nervous to be in unfamiliar environments.
I always present myself professionally and respect the clients and patients. I will treat patients and clients with high standards of professionalism and care. My previous experience in customer service is proof that I am able to communicate with customers professionally.
For any other information regarding myself, work experience and my references please contact me via email; firstname.lastname@example.org
Cheyne Pannett, Melbourne, VIC (posted 28th July) Trainee Vet Nurse
I am currently seeking placement so I can undertake a certificate IV in veterinary nursing. I am looking for placement in Melbourne or surrounding suburbs and would prefer if the clinic was close to public transport.
I have previously completed a certificate IV in veterinary nursing specialising in reception skill set at Box Hill Institution of TAFE, and through this course I have gained an understanding of OH&S and WHS issues (pertaining to animal handling and the transmission of disease), as well as hands on experience at Myuna Farm (administering various treatments to a range of animals) and at the clinic Pets On Elgar at the Box Hill Institute of TAFE.
I have 7+ years of customer service experience and would be able to help with reception duties as well as completing any veterinary nurse duty you would ask of me.
For a copy of my covering letter and CV or if you have any other queries, please do not hesitate to contact me at email@example.com. Thank you for your time and consideration.
Lani, Australia-wide (posted 26th July) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse
I believe I possess the necessary skills and experience you are seeking and would make a valuable addition to your clinic. I am looking for Full Time or Part time work, and I am interested in attaining a working visa and travel to a different country for work; if the job is not in Australia, that is ok i am willing to travel! I am available to start work from August 2016.
I worked hard to attain my qualification, after applying amongst 50 others, with only 12 positions available; I was accepted into a Veterinary Nursing program during years 11 and 12, where I attained my Cert 2 in Veterinary Nursing. I chose this as one of my extra subjects, as well as my TEE classes. At the graduation ceremony, I received the Veterinary Nursing award for my year group, being top of my class. I was then fast tracked into the Full Time course at Bentley Tafe, where I became Cert IV qualified at the end of 2009. I was the youngest in my Tafe class to be qualified by the age of 18. I have been qualified for over 6 years now, and have had over 3 year’s full time experience in clinic, as well as 2 years part time or casual. I am excited and enthusiastic to find a permanent position so I can continue to work with animals which I love doing. I have great communications skills that allow me to gather the information needed from clients to help determine the problems their pets are having, and relay them to the vet effectively. I have the skills to perform minor operations/ treatments on my own (such as dentals- scale and polish) and I have the ability to administer medication and monitor patients during and after surgery. I enjoy Communicating with clients to explain any problems regarding their pets and to help educate them on proper care of their pets.
I enjoy reception duties such as booking in appointments and counter sales, as you are able to interact with clients, as well as their beloved family member. I have acquired the proper training and experience needed to perform routine daily operations that include; assisting the vets whenever needed, physical exams, vaccinations, daily and weekly takings reports, timesheets, assisting/ performing x-rays, running blood panels, C+S, staining slides, ordering stock and supplies, entering invoices, to name a few. Patience is key to working with sick and scared animals that are not always happy to see the vet. And in times where animals may be too sick or injured to save, I have the mental stability and compassion to deal with these matters. Whilst it can be a very emotional time, I am able to deal with these situations in a professional manner.
Please email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like me to forward my resume. I look forward to speaking with you further regarding any available position that may come up.
Kim, Sunshine Coast, Qld (posted 25th July) Trainee Vet Nurse
I am currently seeking part-time, casual employment in a vet clinic that is offering a trainee vet 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 how passionate I am working animals.
I have worked with Cornerstone software and IDEXX blood machines on a full-time basis.
I gained various skills and knowledge, including but not limited to:
- Reception duties,
- cleaning kennels,
- prepping and assisting in medical procedures and surgeries,
- making and autoclaving surgical packs, diabetic counselling, medicating animals (IM, SQ and oral)
- Dispense medication,
- take blood pressure readings,
- ordering of medical supplies and inventory control,
- take and process x-rays,
- animal restraint, and
- process laboratory samples.
I have already completed my Certificate I in Animal Studies and am currently enrolled in my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
I have my own transportation and I am willing to travel in the sunshine coast area. I can be contacted by email email@example.com or by mobile on 0421159751.
Cover letter, reference letters from my previous vet clinic and resume can be sent upon request.
Jessica Adams, Sydney (posted 19th July) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse (Equine and small animals)
- Qualified veterinary Nurse
- Experienced in all aspects of equine medical nursing, including emergency, surgical, x-ray and
ultrasound and critical care.
- Experience in handling healthy race horses in a spelling farm of over 100 thoroughbreds from
unbroken yearlings to 4 yo raced thoroughbreds.
- Experience as a Swab Official for NSW racing.
- Experienced in general nursing with small animals and anaesthetic monitoring.
- Experience in dog grooming and clipping and specific breed clipping styles.
- Excellent communication and client service skills
- Bright and friendly personality
- Very responsible and hard working
- Currently looking for part time work
For my resume and references please contact me on: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0478 030 09.
Mich O'Connor, Melbourne (posted 19th July) Qualified Locum VN
Hi, my name is Mich and I live in Blackburn, Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. I am a fully qualified Veterinary Nurse with 20 years experience, proficient in all aspects of nursing and clinic work. Happy to do short or long term locums.
Please feel free to contact me for further information.
Ph: 0409 605 813Email: email@example.com
Jaysha, South-East Melbourne, VIC (posted 15th July) Experienced Vet Nurse
Hi, I am a vet nurse with 20 years experience, in surgical, reception and managerial duties. I have been on maternity leave and my children's main carer for the last 1.5 years and I am now ready to do some part time work. The hours I would be available are limited to 10am-4pm for 3 days a week, if this would suit your practice, please don't hesitate to give me a call. South Eastern suburbs only please.
Contact-0409 234 343
Robyn Dolan, Inner West Sydney, NSW (posted 12th July) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse
My name is Robyn Dolan and I'm a qualified cert IV Veterinary Nurse looking for part time, locum, or full time work in the Inner West of Sydney.
My 3 years of experience includes but is not limited to:
- Blood collection and placing catheters
- Assisting Veterinarians with animal handling/restraint and surgery
- Monitoring anaesthetics
- Receptionist duties
- Prophylactic dentistry
- In house pathology
- Dealing with emergencies in a calm and collected manner.
Referees are available upon request.
Please don't hesitate to contact me via phone or email if you would like any further information. I look forward to hearing from you!
0400 999 873
Trish, South-East Melbourne/Mornington Peninsula, VIC (posted 12th July) Experienced & Qualified Vet Nurse
Hi, my name is Trish & I am a fully qualified vet nurse with almost 15 years experienced vet nursing in a variety of vet clinics. I am very confident in all aspects of nursing & I am able to fit in easily to any working environment. I have great communication & organisation skills. I have done lots of further training, including critical care at AEC & a practical dental training at Hallam vet clinic.
I have only worked in small animal practices but I have had horses all my life & I am very confident in handling them. I have also had some limited experience with sheep/lambs, goats & chickens.
I am looking for locum or casual work in the south eastern suburbs or the Mornington Peninsula. For more information or a copy of my resume please contact me on 0416 522 017
Katherine Sidhom, Perth, WA (posted 11th July) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse
- Fully qualified and experienced veterinary nurse registered with the VSBWA
- Experience in all aspects of medical and surgical veterinary nursing, including emergency and critical care
- Excellent communication and client service skills
- Bright and friendly personality.
- Very responsible and hard-working
- Looking for full time work, preferably, but would consider part time or casual
- Very flexible with hours. Manual licence and reliable car. Long commutes are not an issue
- Great computer skills.
- Previous roles include admin, reception, customer service
I am a very professional, enthusiastic, motivated and hard working individual and I am very passionate about animals and my work.
I can be contacted on 0431 871 734 or by email - firstname.lastname@example.org and I am able to provide a resume with references.
Thank you very much.
Bec, Eastern Melbourne & Surrounds, VIC (posted 11th July) Trainee Vet Nurse
Hi, my name is Bec and I have just completed an intensive course in Foundations in Veterinary Nursing run by the Veterinary Nursing Training Institute, and I am keen to put these skills and knowledge in to practice in the workforce. The course was conducted in clinic and we covered a variety of things including:
General clinical skills
- animal handling and restraint
- monitoring vital signs
- drug dosage and fluid calculations
- administration of medications
- preventative medicine
- diagnostic imaging
- preparation of surgical kits
- preparation of surgical patient
- set up and operation of anaesthetic machines and fluid pumps
- anaesthetic monitoring
- post-operative care
I have also had 7 years experience in customer service as well as completing a Certificate II in Equine Industry and a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science (Wildlife and Conservation Biology).
I have completed some Bayer Online Accredited Courses including Dog Behaviour, Cat Behaviour, Watch Out For Worms and Parasite Level 1. I will continue to complete all available courses as I thoroughly enjoy expanding my knowledge.
I am available full time, ready to start work as a vet nurse and begin my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. I'm located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne and willing to travel. I'm hardworking, keen to expand my knowledge and skills and will always bring a positive attitude to the workplace! I also have my own car and references from the Industry. Feel free to contact me for my resume or to discuss any options.
0404 899 641
Casey, Melbourne East, VIC (posted 7th July) Trainee Vet Nurse
Hi my name is Casey, I am currently studying a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and am coming to the completion of my course. I have completed 480 hours of voluntary work at a Veterinary Clinic and am now looking to expand my knowledge. I have experience in Reception duties, Surgery, Anesthetic Monitoring, Handling and Restraining Animals, Assisting in X-Rays and much more.
I am 100 percent committed to the health and well being of all animals large and small. I am a very organised, neat and out going person who completes every single job to the very best of my ability.
I am looking for any type of work within in this industry whether it be voluntary work, part time, full time or casual work within Melbourne Eastern Suburbs, travelling does not bother me as i have my full drivers license.
I would really appreciate the opportunity to gain more skills within the Veterinary Industry.
My Contact details:
10 Surman Avenue East Warburton
0432 700 455
Please contact me for any further information, resume and cover letter
Shae Hutchinson, Hills District, Sydney, NSW (posted 6th July) Trainee Vet Nurse
Hi! My name is Shae Hutchinson and I am 18 years old currently studying Cert 4 Veterinary Nursing at Richmond Tafe. I am looking for 2-3 days per week at a veterinary clinic doing anything from surgery nurse jobs to reception nurse jobs.
I am very passionate in my studies and I am achieving great results in my assessments, and I’m looking to broaden my skills as I progress through my career. I love to help out and do as much as I can when I’m in my clinic. Animals have always been a big part of my life and because of this I get very excited about being in the clinic and studying.
So far I have been taught in my last veterinary clinic have how to monitor surgeries by myself, set up for surgeries, clean all different parts of the clinic and help restrain animals when the vet needs me too assist her.
I believe that I would be the best person to take on at your clinic, as I am so willing to learn and help out. I am very responsible and a fast learner though I will always ask questions if I am unsure. Resume is available on request.
Regards, Shae Hutchinson
Joanne Barns, Melbourne Inner West, VIC (posted 6th July) Experienced Vet Nurse
Qualified and experienced (23yr), seeking weekend work either in general practice or emergency.
Skilled in all areas of nursing and excel in customer relations.
Previous experience in A&E, specialist clinics, and general practice.
Comfortable in blood taking, i/v placement, taking of x-rays, medication calculations and pathology.
Happy to send resume and references.
Rebekah, Sydney, NSW (posted 6th July) Experienced Casual Veterinary Nurse/ Receptionist
Hello, my name is Rebekah and I am a veterinary nurse with 3 years experience AND a 4th year veterinary student.
I have worked in small animal family practice, equine practice and emergency/ critical care after hours practice.
I am looking for casual weekend work nursing or reception anywhere in Sydney, Sydney west or Sydney southwest.
I am confident using RX works, client liaising, taking bloods, catheterising, anaesthetic monitoring, surgery site preparation, ward nursing, pathology labs, cleaning and quarantine, and banking.
Please email me at email@example.com for my resume.
Sharnte, North Shore area of Sydney and surrounds, NSW (posted 6th July) Trainee Veterinary Nurse
Hi, my name is Sharnte and l am looking for work in a clinic so l can complete my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing also long term employment.
I have a certificate II in Animal studies and have only three subjects until completion of my Veterinary Nurses Certificate.
I have two years experience at the AWL veterinary clinic, six months at the AWL kennels both at Kemps Creek and six months at Pet Vets Petersham.
I am honest, reliable, hard working, a team player, and love working in the animal industry. I have a love of all animals both big and small and l am not afraid to get my hands dirty. I have two pets of my own a black domestic cat and a Sun Conure (parrot) which l love dearly. I am available to start straight away.
If you have a position that may suit me then please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachel Bryce, Brisbane Region, QLD (posted 6th July) Cert II Nurse
Hello, My name is Rachel. I am looking for a part-time job with a minimum 15 hours paid work in a clinic as a Vet Nurse. I would love to study Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and need a lovely clinic to give me a chance to do so. I live in Brisbane but have my licence and a car to travel.
I have completed Certificate II in Animal Studies through a school-based traineeship with Greencross. The traineeship was two days a week over the course of a year. In the traineeship I worked on reception with RX Works, monitoring during surgery, restrained animals whist being given needles or having other procedures done, run blood tests and of course a lot of cleaning. I have also recently graduated grade 12. I am available 7 days a week and any time of the day.
I’m hard working and not afraid of long hours. I work great in a team and individually, guaranteed with a smile. I have 4 years experience in customer service, so I am able to deal effectively with customers. Now I am looking to gain more nursing experience. I am easy going and a quick learner but my greatest asset is the empathy I have for animals. Im super keen to start nursing again, as nothing makes me happier. Please help me out by providing me an opportunity to strive forward in my dream career.
I can be contacted on my mobile 0424 969 486 or via email at email@example.com. I also have a resume and cover letter available if you are interested.
Yaz, Gold Coast South, QLD (posted 5th July) Qualified & Experienced Part Time Vet Nurse/Receptionist
I am a registered Veterinary Nurse and have been working in this industry for over three 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 general practice for three years. I also have experience in animal emergency and critical care.
I am moving to the Gold Coast and will be able to start casual or part time work in July. I am looking for a Vet nurse/ receptionist position in a specialty clinic or general practice South or Central Gold Coast
For my resume, cover letter and further references please contact me on0411 227 173 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Angela Roper, Melbourne (posted 5th July) Trainee Vet Nurse
Hello, 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; laundry, cleaning catteries, preparing food, grooming. socialising/playing with the cats and also liasing with other staff members and members of the public. In my spare time I also undertake house/pet sitting assignments and take care of people's pets which I thoroughly enjoy. I have also worked within the grooming industry for three years and during that time I gained a strong understanding of dealing with different dog breeds, providing excellent customer service and providing different grooming services. I was previously employed as a Veterinary Nurse/Receptionist at Boronia Veterinary Clinic but I am now looking for a smaller clinic which will allow me to thrive and reach my full potential. I am more than willing to work as a kennel hand/cattery attendant also.
I undertook a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Reception Skill Set) at Box Hill this year, which enabled me to gain a strong understanding of the veterinary nurse role and it also allowed me to have the opportunity to have hands on experience with a range of different animals within the school vet clinic.
I would prefer to work within a clinic which is located in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne but I am willing to travel further if the right opportunity presented itself. If you would like a copy of my CV or you would like to know more please do not hesitate to contact me.
0433 740 480
Sarah, Melbourne, VIC (posted 4th July) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse
My name is Sarah. I'm an Australian qualified Veterinary Nurse with 8 years experience in general, mixed and emergency centres. For the past 2 1/2 years I have been living and working in the UK. I am finally making the move back to Australia in November 2016 and will be seeking full time employment. I'm not sure where I will be situated yet but hoping for anything close to the CBD or surrounding suburbs. Ideally I would like to work in a larger clinic. Through out my time in the UK I worked at numerous hospitals and small clinics, I feel I've obtained a considerable amount of knowledge and experience in nursing during my time here. I am pleasant to work with and I will go out of my way to contribute positively to my colleagues and the workplace.
I am confident with all the usual nursing skills including, blood taking, IV catheterization , anaesthetic monitoring, nurse clinic's, ward nursing, in house pathology, customer service, reception duties, etc.
I'm only contactable via email at the moment as I will be in England up until November but wanted to see what work was out there and ideally secure a job before leaving the UK. Please contact me at email@example.com
Sheylin Piening, South-East Melbourne, VIC (posted 4th July) Trainee Vet Nurse
My name is Sheylin Piening and I am from Berwick, South East suburbs of Melbourne. I am currently studying Animal Studies Certificate II at Box Hill TAFE in Melbourne. I am in Year 11 VCAL this year. I attend Box Hill TAFE one day a week and also have work placement one day a week with a local dog groomer. I also have part time position in the food industry. My further studies will Certificate IV in veterinary nursing.
I am hoping to gain experience within a Veterinary Practice in 2017 as part of my studies, which would then flow on to employment while studying Certificate IV in veterinary nursing.
My Experience and Skills to date Are:
- Work placement at a Catery
Duties include: Experience in animal enclosure cleaning, feeding, grooming
- Certificate with RSPCA Animal Attendant Program:
Duties included: Cleaning, Observing , dealing with farm animals and environmental procedures and also dog behaviour and familiar with housekeeping roles.
- Dog Walking in local area:
- Weekly Placement with Local Dog Groomer for 12 month contract:
Duties include: Booking in clients, handover from owners, Pricing of merchandise, Selling in store merchandise, Stock take, Bathing drying, Learning aspects of grooming, Settling animals once handed over
I am passionate about being part of this industry and all animals and their welfare. I would love nothing more than working within a team who are also passionate in what we do. I am also available this year on a voluntary basis and I am keen to develop my skills in every aspect. I am hard working, respectful, extremely eager and would be incredibly grateful to be a part of your team.
My personal details are 0423 148 438 and my email is firstname.lastname@example.org
I look forward to hearing from you.
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