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.
Melissa Olsson, Australia-Wide (posted 16th January) Entry Level Vet Nurse
My name is Melissa Olsson and I am a newly graduated Veterinary Technician from UQ Gatton. This Bachelor of Veterinary Technology is equivalent or superior to the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Having studied for 3 years at university I have a great knowledge of animal health and veterinary procedures. I have done over 6 months of placement in vet clinics in central and south Queensland in which I have been able to strengthen my practical nursing skills. Having been a UQ student I had the opportunity to complete work experience at the UQ Small Animal Specialist Hospital and the Equine Specialist Hospital, where I was taught gold class veterinary care and techniques by very experienced and professional veterinarians and specialists. As a new graduate I am looking for any kind of work in a clinic which will allow me to continue to learn and build on my nursing skills.
I am particularly interested in large animals/farm animals due to my rural background. Due to being young and new to the veterinary industry I am a flexible nurse who can utilise what I have learnt through my tertiary education, whilst being open and eager towards any opportunities.
I am available now and can work in any position from casual to full time. I am currently in Theodore, Central QLD however am happy to relocate if required.
Contact via email: email@example.com or via mobile: 0428 458 510.
Sharnte, North Shore Sydney (posted 16th January) Trainee Vet Nurse
Position: Trainee Veterinary Nurse
Location: North Shore, Sydney
Hi my name is Sharnte and l am looking for work placement in a clinic round the North Shore, Sydney area.
I have a Certificate ll in Animal Studies and l have almost completed my Certificate lV in Veterinary Nursing with only three subjects until completed.
I have two years experience at the AWL Veterinary Clinic, six months at the AWL Kennels and six months at Petvets Petersham Veterinary Clinic.
I am able to do most nursing duties including micro chipping.
I am hard working, honest, a great team player, reliable, attention to detail, fast leaner and have a love of working in the animal industry. Can provide a subsidy from my job provider which can help with my wages.
I am available to start right away. I am able to send a copy of my resume upon request.
Please only genuine employers.
Suzen Riverson, Melbourne (posted 16th January) Trainee Vet Nurse
My name is Suzen Riverson, I have over 4 years experience studying and working with animal’s, working in big and small animal hospitals, and over 10 years working in administration/reception duties. I have completed my cert 2 and 3 in animal studie’s, and completed about 1/3 of my certificate 4 in vet nursing (At Melbourne Polytechnic). I am looking for any type of vet nursing work, in Melbourne, to learn more and fully complete my certificate.
I have many skills including, animal handling, surgical (i.e. desexings dentals, orthopedics etc), reception, customer service, customer empathy and many more.
Look me up on Linked In for a more detailed description of my experiences.
If you would like to see my resume or know more, feel free to contact me either via email: Suzen_riverson92@hotmail.com for a copy of my CV or via mobile on 0413 506 913 if you would like to have a chat.
If you need me, I will be there for you and your patient’s.
Kevin Chen, Sydney (posted 16th January) Experienced Overseas Veterinary Nurse
I graduated from Veterinary Medicine University from overseas, who hold a bachelor degree assess equivalent or higher than AQF Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse. I have some experiences in working at veterinary hospitals. A large abundance of knowledge and skills make me familar with clinical practice on patients. I am interested in surgical nursing and emergency nursing. A wide of animals such as dogs, cats, exotic animals I am euthsiastic and willing to take after. In addition to general hospital tasks in the example of collecting blood from jugular or cephaic veins, placing intravenous catheters, monitoring patients under surgeries, bandages and dressing patients wounds thoroughly, house keeping, acting as a receptionist. The veterinary nurse position for part-time or full-time would be possible.
Please feel free contact me on 0481 264 952 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. I will reply your information quickly. By the way, I mostly stay in Sydney.
Jude Templeton, Macedon Ranges (posted 16th January) Trainee Vet Nurse
Hi my name is Jude and just finished a cert IV in Vet Nursing Reception Skill Set with Box Hill TAFE and seeking placement to finish the rest of my cert IV. I am currently volunteering with the RSPCA and get exposed to many different animals on a weekly basis. I have grown up with many different types of animals and enjoying caring for them. I am located in the Macedon Ranges but will to travel for my placement.
Thank you for taking the time to look at my ad.
Jude Templeton email@example.com 0457169798
Hayley Ayers, Melbourne, VIC & Sydney, NSW (posted 13th January) UK Qualified Vet Nurse
I am a registered veterinary nurse from the UK, who holds a BSc (hons) in Veterinary Nursing. I have experience working at the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals at the Royal Veterinary College, ZSL London Zoo, RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Rescue, and Cromwell Vet Group small animal hospital. I enjoy emergency nursing, wound care, and nursing of exotic species. I currently oversee all wound care cases at Cromwell vets. I am enthusiastic and always willing to learn new skills. I am competent and confident at taking blood samples, placing intravenous catheters, monitoring anaesthesia, assessing, dressing and managing wounds, running nursing clinics, and educating clients.
I am interested in any work in a referral setting, or small animal hospital. I would be happy to work with exotic species and learn new skills. Locum work would be ideal due to the nature of my travelling, however positions for up to three months would also be possible. I will be in Melbourne from march to July and then moving to Sydney until October time although these plans may change.
Please contact me via email with any potential work.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Heather, Melbourne, VIC (posted 13th January) Locum Vet Nurse
Hi my name is Heather. I am a qualified and an experienced vet nurse. Have been nursing for over 10 years. Experienced in ecc and general nursing. Very strong communication skills. Available for work in Melbourne. email@example.com
Available for locum work.
Vivian Wong, Canberra, ACT or Queanbeyan, NSW (posted 13th January) Trainee Vet Nurse
My name is Vivian Wong and I am looking for a Trainee Vet Nurse position in Canberra, ACT or Queanbeyan, NSW.
I am currently studying certificate IV in veterinary nursing and expecting to complete in March 2018.
Being a cafe manager for the last 3 years, I have excellent customer serving skills and administrative skills. I pride myself on being enthusiastic, hard working and a quick learner.
I am looking for a trainee veterinary nurse or veterinary receptionist position and able to start working immediately. I am also willing to take weekend or night shifts.
Please contact me on 0405 270 636 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further discussion and resume.
Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to hear from you soon.
Emma Morrison, Emerald, VIC (posted 12th January) Locum Vet Nurse
Qualified and experienced Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV)
6 years experience in general practice, looking for casual/locum shifts.Resume and references available upon request. Contact email@example.com and 0424 848 381.
Maha Ib, Melbourne, Vic (posted 11th January) Experienced Veterinary Nurse
With considerable experience and knowledge in the Veterinary Industry as well as solid experience as a admin supervisor and high knowledge in customer service and reception.
I have worked and trained previously in two Vet Clinics in Melbourne delivering great service to owners and their pets, I hold a Certificate II in Animal Studies and a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing which is due to complete in 4 months, It is my plan to take my studies further this year with a huge commitment in the Veterinary Industry, my nursing experience has given me great insight and theoretical knowledge and further compliments my hands on experience in the industry.
I hope to join a team this year and become a great member of a clinic long-term.
*Available PT / FT (Very flexible) as a Veterinary Nurse or Receptionist in the Melbourne Region
Contact: 0478 824 449
Resume can be sent on request.
Thank you for viewing and hope to hear back!
Adeline Megna, Melbourne, VIC (posted 10th January) Trainee Vet Nurse
TRAINEE VET NURSE WITH EXPERIENCE LOOKING FOR PLACEMENT
Due to unforeseen circumstances, my current work placement is unable to facilitate existing Certificate IV in Veterinary Nurse trainees. I am half way through my studies and have already achieved just under 200 hours experience in a clinic. I’m looking to find placement/employment in Melbourne to complete my course and my hours are flexible.
I am competent at:
- RX Works software
- Surgery and patient prep
- Theatre etiquette
- Anaesthetic circuits
- Drip line setup
- Patient monitoring under anaesthesia
- Patient care post-surgery
- Isolation cases
- Completing a daily surgery checklist [cleaning, re-stocking supplies, laundering etc.]
With previous animal care industry experience, I am very passionate about helping animals and dedicated towards learning and achieving a career in veterinary nursing!
Please feel free to contact me for my resume and cover letter on 0414 650 508 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. I hope to hear shortly from an amazing veterinary team!
Livvy Peters, Melbourne, VIC or Sydney, NSW (posted 9th Jabnuary) UK Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse
I am a UK qualified and registered nurse graduating in July 2014. I am looking for work either in Melbourne or Sydney areas (will consider travelling anywhere along the east coast) from the end of January until early March. Generally work in small animal practices but have done a few night shifts for emergency clinics and also worked sole charge for overnight inpatient care.
Please contact me via
Email - email@example.com
Resume available upon request.
Sarah McKissock, Melbourne, VIC (posted 9th January) Trainee Vet Nurse
I am currently seeking a Trainee Vet Nurse position in Melbourne VIC.
In 2015 I completed an Introduction to Vet Nursing short course at Box Hill Insitiute of TAFE, and then a then at the end of 2016 completed Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing Reception Skill set and am very much looking forward to further my studies.
I am currently working part time for Woolworths BWS and have over 6 years experience in customer service and retail. I have previously volunteered fortnightly for RSPCA Burwood in the Cattery department (2009-2011) and have done work placement at the Burwood Bird and Animal hospital earlier this year for three months, and loved it! I am currently volunteering once a week at Animal Aid Coldstream in their kennels.
I also own 4 pets currently (two cats and two dogs) and have previously had rats, guinea pigs, birds and fish. I am extremely passionate about animal welfare, and would love to make a career with that passion.
You can contact me via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on my mobile 0415 538 970. I am very happy to send out a copy of my resume and any references. Thanks for your consideration and look forward to hearing from you soon.
Tanya Kennedy, Melbourne (posted 9th Jnauary) Trainee Vet Nurse
Permanent Placement available immediately
I have recently completed my Certificate III in Animal Studies via the Australia College of Veterinary Nursing. My Certificate III has enabled me to now, with employment or permanent placement, to enroll into the Certificate IV and complete my full qualification in a period of 1yr.
My professional history has seen me work in sales and customer service roles for many years. I have also successfully completed a total of 6 weeks clinical placement at 3 different veterinary clinics across Melbourne.
With a naturally empathetic nature and respect for all living creatures combined with my well-developed communication and teamwork skills I believe I have the ideal platform to which I can build my Veterinary Nursing ability.
Animal Aid Coldstream-Grooming
Ever ready to take on any task, no matter how small or undesirable it may seem to most, I relish all opportunity to contribute to the team and ensure the care of comfort of all patients and customers alike. I believe my unique skills would be an asset to you and your team if provided the opportunity.
0401 752 229
Thank you for reading my advertisement. I am happy to send my resume on request.
Donald Ray Sibanda, Brisbane, QLD (posted 9th January) Overseas Qualified Veterinarian
I am Donald Ray Sibanda and recently moved to Brisbane, QLD. I am an overseas qualified veterinarian with a BVSc who has been practicing in South Africa (after passing the board examinations) for the past 8 years. I am planning to write the NVE exam. I also have an MSc in Veterinary Tropical diseases from the University of Pretoria.
I am seeking opportunities as a vet assistant, vet sales rep, vet technician, bio-security officer or any post that can accommodate an unregistered vet with experience.
I have experience in regulatory work, bio-security, small animal medicine, large animal medicine and also wildlife. I have some teaching experience at a university in South Africa.
I will be able to provide my CV and references to anyone who has an interest.I am available on 0484 256 126 or email email@example.com
Mich, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs (posted 9th January) 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 605 813
Piermario Bellottari, Sydney & Surrounds, NSW (posted 6th January) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. I am available to work for up to 20 hours per week.
I am able to send my resume upon request.
Amanda Baird, Central Coast NSW (posted 6th January) Qualified Cert IV VN
My name is Amanda Baird & I am 47 years old. I have just completed my Certificate IV in Veterinarian Nursing. I am available anytime to start employment as a Trainee Nurse. I would ideally like work on the Central Coast NSW, but willing to travel North or South for Casual, Part-time employment. You can email me at: email@example.com or phone: 040 9527 099.
I am very keen to further my experience in an area I am passionate about.
Francy Serrano, Brisbane, QLD (posted 6th January) Experienced Vet Nurse
Hi, my name is Francy Serrano, I am a qualified veterinarian from Colombia living in Australia for nearly 4 years. I am looking for a part/full time job as a vet nurse in Brisbane and near suburbs. I have volunteered as a vet nurse surgery support in the Domestic hospital at RSPCA for nearly a year.
I have experience handling pets and wildlife since I did my vet internship in a zoo back in my country and I have volunteered in wildlife rescue centres in Australia and South America. I also work for 4 years in a vet hospital as a vet nurse while I was studying.
Currently I am doing an online course with the University of Tennessee about exotic avian care and medicine and the last year I completed a course with the University of Queensland about Biomedical Imaging.
If you would like to know more information about me, please contact me on 0421 798 331 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cassandra Bonsor, Hunter Region, NSW (posted 6th January) Part Time Trainee Vet Nurse
My name is Cassandra Bonsor, I am three months from finishing my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
I have gained two years of experience through work placement at Chatham Veterinary Hospital and Merewether Veterinary Hospital.
I am looking for part time work as a nurse, groomer, kennel hand or receptionist in the NSW Hunter region and am available any time.
I am passionate about animal care and cannot wait to start my career!
Please contact me on 0431 756 271 or email at email@example.com if you are looking for a positive and enthusiastic new staff member.
Francy Serrano, Brisbane (posted 6th January) Qualified Vet seeking Nurse work
Hi, my name is Francy Serrano, I am a qualified veterinarian from Colombia living in Australia for nearly 4 years.
I am looking for a part/full time job as a vet nurse in Brisbane and near suburbs. I have volunteered as a vet nurse surgery support in the Domestic hospital at RSPCA for nearly a year. I have experience handling pets and wildlife since I did my vet internship in a zoo back in my country and I have volunteered in wildlife rescue centres in Australia and South America. I also work for 4 years in a vet hospital as a vet nurse while I was studying. Currently I am doing an online course with the University of Tennessee about exotic avian care and medicine and the last year I completed a course with the University of Queensland about Biomedical Imaging.
If you would like to know more information about me, please contact me on 0421 79833 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dannielle, Brisbane, QLD (posted 5th January) Experienced & Qualified Vet Nurse
Experienced and qualified Certificate IV Veterinary nurse, seeking work in the Brisbane areas within the animal care industry.
- 2 + years as a Veterinary Nurse within mixed practice, Reception Duties including taking calls, greeting, serving and communicating with customers from all backgrounds, receiving payments and using RX works software. Surgical nursing, medical nursing, Pathology, Radiology including positioning animals appropriately for x-rays.
- Animal Care worker 7 + Years
- Retail and customer service
I am currently working within the Pharmacy industry and looking to obtain work within my chosen career path as a Vet Nurse or animal carer.
I welcome the opportunity to share the expertise that I have acquired in my years as a veterinary nurse and animal care worker.
Alicia Heath, Sydney South West and Southern Highlands (posted 5th January) Qualified Cert IV VN
My name is Alicia and although I am a recent graduate (Cert IV graduate in December 2016), I am a quick learner and wish to further my knowledge in a professional team. My hours are flexible and I am available to start now. I am seeking an entry level vet nurse position.
I am a very professional, enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking individual and I am very passionate about animals and my work.
Fully qualified veterinary nurse with 18mths clinic experience.
Experience in all aspects of medical and surgical veterinary nursing.
Excellent communication and client service skills
Bright and friendly personality with a very keen approach to furthering my knowledge
Very responsible and hard-working, even the gritty or menial jobs.
Looking for any work in a professional and friendly clinic
Very flexible with hours. Manual licence and reliable car.
Great computer skills.
Please don’t hesitate to contact me on 0413 390 432 if you have any questions, or email me at email@example.com Thank you for your time.
Rochelle Carlson, Central Coast / Newcastle area (posted 4th January) Qualified Vet Nurse
My name is Rochelle Carlson, I am 22 years of age and would like to apply for a veterinary nursing position. I am highly motivated to be apart of a team within the Veterinary industry, animals and their wellbeing is my passion.
I completed my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2014 at Kurri Kurri TAFE and completed my On The Job at West Cessnock Veterinary Hospital where shortly after receiving my certificate I was hired by West Cessnock Veterinary Hospital.
In August 2015 I left West Cessnock Veterinary Hospital to work Full-Time at another clinic but unfortunately the work there fell through. I am now volunteering my time at West Cessnock Veterinary Hospital on Monday to keep my current skills up to date to learn of new products and new treatment procedures.
I have great time management skills and organisational skills. I am quick to learn computer software. I am friendly, sociable and have a great sense of humour. I will provide the best care for the animals and kindness and sympathy towards the clients.
I can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0411 782 152.
Dale Jordan, Melbourne (posted 3rd January) Trainee VN
Qualifications: Certificate II in Small Business and Certificate III in Companion Animal Services
Experience: I am an accomplished animal handler, with over five years paid experience in the care and handling of several species of fauna. I am an eager and dedicated worker, and work well both independently and as part of a team. I have also had extensive experience in dealing with customers, and leading tours of up to 150 people. I am adept in the handling and care of many different species of animals. At Dundee’s Wildlife Park I also worked as curator of a reptile exhibit.
Yarraville Vet Clinic Melbourne (Placement) 2016
Adelaide Zoo (Work Experience) 2010
Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary Adelaide 2008-2009
Dundee’s Wildlife Park Adelaide 2000-2004
What I am Looking for: I am looking for work in a Veterinary Clinic with a minimum of 15 hours per week (but I am more than happy to work as many hours as possible/required) in order to gain experience in the field and complete my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
Contact Details: email@example.com
Thank you for reading my advertisement. I am happy to send my resume on request.
Kim Darcy, Sunshine Coast QLD (posted 3rd January) Trainee VN
My name is Kim. 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 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) Dispensing medication, take blood pressure readings, ordering of medical supplies and inventory control, take and process x-rays, animal restraint, process laboratory samples.
I have already completed my Certificate I in Animal Studies and am currently enrolled in my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with some RPLS due to my experience at the Cat Clinic.
I have my own transportation and I am willing to travel in and around the Sunshine Coast area. I can be contacted by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by mobile on 0421159751.
Cover letter, reference letters and resume can be sent upon request.
Sophia Lombardi, Adelaide (posted 3rd January) Cert IV Vet Nurse
Hi! My name is Sophia Lombardi and I’m a recent graduate of Certificate IV- Veterinary Nursing, currently seeking either full time or part time work.
While my qualification may be recent, in conjunction with studying I have worked for the past seven months at a local clinic on a part time basis. I learnt an abundance of practical skills focusing primarily on reception duties, surgical monitoring and hospitalisation of patients. I have extensive knowledge of operating RxWorks and have gained knowledge of Cornerstone through my TAFE training.
I am a quick learner and have a bubbly disposition whilst displaying professionalism towards clients and compassion concerning the animals in my care. My strong work ethic gives me the ability to work within a team environment or autonomously.
I have my own transport which gives me the flexibility to work days, nights and weekends when required. I am located in the Eastern suburbs of Adelaide but willing to travel for the right job.
You can contact me on 0400 199 551 or my email: email@example.com
Shae Hutchinson, North-West Sydney, NSW (posted 3rd January) Part Time Trainee Vet Nurse
Hello, My name is Shae Hutchinson and I am 19 years old currently studying Cert 4 Veterinary Nursing at Richmond Tafe in Sydney. I have had past experience for the last 6 months at Glenorie Veterinary Clinic and Pet Stock Rouse Hill Vet for 2 days a week. I am currently looking to find somewhere to complete my work placement as I want to further my knowledge or even an entry level nurse role at the right clinic.
- I am available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
- Already competent in many areas of my field
I am currently 6 months into my Cert 4 and have already completed my Cert 2. My knowledge of Veterinary Nursing grows every day as I am always learning and excelling in my exams and assessments.
My experience with animals is already very broad as working at a semi rural clinic we have lots of wildlife and they are always teaching me new things. I am confident to monitor anaesthesia patients undergoing surgery and managing their pain during recovery. My clinic where I am now are very confident in leaving me to monitor tick cases on my own and keep everything under control.
I have recently been fostering puppies under the age of 8 weeks old through Animal Welfare League and have gained a lot of confidence with my career for doing so.
For any further questions or for a copy of my resume please do not hesitate to contact me.
Phone: 0434 015 544
Viktorina, Adelaide, SA or Brisbane, QLD (posted 23rd December) Entry Level Vet Nurse
Hello, my name is Viktorina. I have graduated as a Vet Nurse this November and I am seeking a full time (or part time) Veterinary Nurse position.
Currently I am living in Adelaide but I am willing to relocate for the right position (primarily to Brisbane).
I have a passion for animals, I always have had pets, so I know the expectations of pet owners very well.
Last year I had a small project: I fostered and successfully re-homed 14 stray cats without any help.
I have completed my work experience at a local clinic on casual basis (once or twice a week for 5 months) where I got the opportunity to learn and practice a lot of things like dealing with cats and dogs, monitoring patients during and after anaesthesia, administer medications and vaccinations, assisting in restraining patients, answering phones, booking appointments, assisiting in pet adoptation, providing a high level of customer service.
I am very keen to learn and I am a fast learner with strong work ethic, can-do attitude, very good time management and organisational skills.
My aim is to work within the veterinary industry to fully utilize my skills and to gain further knowledge and experience.
For a copy of my resume or furhter information please do not hesitate to contact me via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 0416 936 508.
Prue Little, Melbourne (posted 21st December) Entry Level Vet Nurse
I am looking for an entry level Vet Nursing position in Melbourne.
I am currently studying my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Open Colleges.
I am also enrolled in the "Foundations in Veterinary Nursing" course at VNTI in February.
I am a mature, passionate animal person with previous experience working as an attendant in veterinary hospital settings. I also have extensive administration and customer service experience.
For a copy of my CV or any further information please contact me:
Phone: 0418 517 870
Emma Cash, Yarra Ranges& Outer Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne, VIC (posted 20th December) Qualified Vet Nurse
Permanent Full Time vet nurse position wanted.
Relevant Qualifications/Professional Experience
- Certificate IV, Veterinary Nursing, Australian College of Veterinary Nursing
- Bachelor of Animal Science, La Trobe University
- Wildlife (TimeOnline Program), Centre for Veterinary Education, University of Sydney
- Zoo Keeper and Veterinary Keeper, Zoos Victoria
- Wildlife Rehabilitator, DEWLP
I currently work as a vet nurse and have done so for a number of years, looking for a permanent, full time position.
I have experience handling a variety of animals including domestic animals, native wildlife, small livestock and horses. With my role as a wildlife rehabilitator and my time as a veterinary keeper and volunteer vet assistant I have experience in capture, restraint, medicating and minor medical procedures in a variety of animal species.
I can be contacted on email@example.com
Corinne Power, Perth, North of the River, WA (posted 16th December) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse
Hi, my name is Corinne and I am a Registered Veterinary Nurse with 7 years experience in small animal practice. I am available for all Locum shifts (holiday cover, sick leave on short notice ect.)
I have worked in a very busy clinic previously as a senior nurse and love a challenge! My experience includes working with a soft tissue and orthopedic surgeon, managing/monitoring ASA level 1-5/ E anaesthetics, aftercare and recovery of surgical and medical patients, high end nursing skills including phlebotomy, catheterisation and intubation, reception duties, client education and have worked with Rx works.
I am available for shifts from 9th January 2017.
For further information or if you would like a copy of my CV, please don't hesitate to contact me
Becky, Brisbane & surrounds (posted 14th December) UK Qualified Vet Nurse
I am an English qualified and registered veterinary nurse since 2010. I am currently travelling around Australia on a working holiday visa and i have reached Queensland. I have worked in multidisciplinary referral hospitals for over 6 years including nights and emergency shifts also smaller practice first opinion roles.
I am looking for work within the Brisbane area but am willing to drive in any direction. I have already experienced working in Australia in two different practices.
I am available immediately until mid January possibly longer for the right role also willing to work Christmas and New Year. If the role has accommodation that would be a great bonus or assistance finding a place to stay would be good great.
For a resume and more information please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org
Alodie, Perth, WA (posted 14th December) Trainee Vet Nurse
Hi, my name is Alodie. I am a newly graduated Vet Nurse and I am seeking a full time Vet Nursing position in a local clinic although I am willing to travel for the right position.
I have recently just graduated from Polytechnic West after completing my Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing. Before that I completed my Cert III Companion Animal Studies in 2014. I've had work placements for work experience all throughout my study courses giving me a wide variety of experience with wild life and reptiles, zoo animals, and rabbits & small animals in the vet clinics.
My main area of knowledge and interest is definitely with the rabbits and rodents. I recently just finished up work experience at a local Vet Hospital which I used to attend once a week for the competency of my studies. I learnt a lot of things while doing placement there dealing with cats and dogs making me competent in placing IV catheters, administering medications, assisting in restraining patients, answering phones, booking appointments and have high levels of customer service. I have also had a lot of practise with monitoring anaesthetics, completing scale and polish dentals and nursing recovering patients.
I have only worked in clinics as a work experience student and am fresh out of tafe so I am very willing to learn and be taught the ways of your clinic and it would be great to be given a chance to be able to work in the industry helping me gain further experience and knowledge.
I have a high initiative, I'm always willing to help others out, I value the health and safety of animals above anything. I have always been very compassionate about animals ever since I can remember.
I am available for full time or part time work and am able to start immediately.
For a copy of my resume or any other information please contact me: email@example.com or call 0410 753 303
Annette Hayes, Launceston, TAS (posted 8th December) Trainee Veterinary Nurse
Hello, my name is Annette and I am looking for work in a local Veterinary Clinic.
I have a Certificate Ill in Animal Studies and will be enrolling in my Certificate lV in Veterinary Nursing in 2017. I am able to do all basic nursing duties including microchipping, surgical preparation, desexing tatoos etc.
I have experience at a local small animal Veterinary Clinic which I currently volunteer at one day a week, and currently work casually at a Dog Daycare and Training facility. I have also worked as a stable/farm hand for 3 years and assisted attending vets with the equine and animal care they provided.
I am available for full time, part time or casual work and can start immediately if required.
I am quick learner and l have a love of all animals both big and small. I am reliable, hard working, honest and a team player. I would be very interested to hear from you and learn more about your practice, its goals and plans and how I may be able to contribute to its continued success and growth.
Thank you for your time.
My contact details are:
firstname.lastname@example.org or mobile 0448 687 696
My resume is available on request
Ashley, Geelong & Surrounds, VIC (posted 6th December) Entry Level Vet Nurse
Hi everyone, my name is Ashley. I am living in Geelong. I have recently finished my Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing, and I am close to getting my microchip implant number. I am fresh out of school and you can teach me your clinics procedures!
I am flexible with the hours I can work, and I am willing to travel up to an hour to get to work each day. I have been working in a busy boarding kennel and cattery for the past 4 years, so I have lots of animal handling experience. As well as completing a year of work experience at the University of Melbourne Veterinary Clinic. I am keen to get into the clinic environment and put my skills to good use!
Please feel free to email me for a copy of my resume or any other information: email@example.com.
Melissa Heffernan, Perth, WA (posted 6th December) Qualified and Experienced Veterinary Nurse
I am a qualified and registered VN that has been in the industry for 10 years. Previously I have worked at the same practice until June this year when I decided for a change in my career and to seek further skills which I then moved into a referral practice (finishing on the 31st Dec). Unfortunately I have discovered this is not the position for me and would love to return back to general practice. I am currently seeking a permanent full-time position in a general practice (small animals) however would be interested in locum work in the meantime if needed. Preferably looking for work SOR but am willing to travel for the right position.
Also very interested in running puppy preschool classes if anyone is looking for an instructor.
For a detailed resume or any more information please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jordyn, Sydney, NSW (posted 5th December) Trainee Vet Nurse
My name is Jordyn and I am currently studying my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Open Colleges.
I am looking for work placement or paid employment in Sydney, NSW. I have a Bachelor of Science (Zoology) from Western Sydney University and am currently employed as a kennel hand at Monikas Doggie Rescue.
I am very passionate about animal health and welfare and have vast experience handling difficult animals.
You can contact me by email at email@example.com for my full resume or call me on 0435 558 044.
Elise Lawler, Melbourne, Vic (posted 29th November) Trainee Vet Nurse
I am currently looking for a Trainee or Junior Nursing position in Melbourne VIC.
Previous roles have given me fantastic customer service/sales, OHS and administration skills that I feel will be a benefit to begin a career in Veterinary Nursing. I have a strong passion for animal welfare, maternal health, and surgical nursing.
I have completed my Certificate 2 in Animal studies, and a 4 week practical training course at VNTI, giving me valuable animal handling skills and surgical experience such as drug dosage, anaesthetic setup and monitoring.
I am also currently enrolled in Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing (reception skill set) at Box Hill Institute, thus i will be eligible to continue my studies next year with a trainee position, which I am very keen to obtain in order to solidify and expand on my skills that I have learnt to date.
Please do not hesitate to contact me, I would be glad to send through my Cover letter and CV, along with any certificates that I have obtained. I would be happy to attend an interview and/or trial day.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Phone: 0401 151 218
Lacey Crofts, SE Melbourne, VIC (posted 28th November) Trainee Vet Nurse
My name Is Lacey and I’m currently seeking a Trainee Vet Nursing position.
I am Currently Studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with Open Colleges. I am located in Warragul. VIC.
I have several relevant Certificates such as Certificate III and IV in Companion animal services, Dog Obedience Certificate and two Animal Nutrition Certificates.
I feel I would benefit greatly from the right opportunity. I have always been passionate about working with and helping animals. i am punctual, work well within a team or autonomously, I am positive with good communications skills, I am also focused, ambitious and eager to learn and further develop my skills.
For anything that may suit me please don’t hesitate to be in contact. I would love to hear from you!
P: 0421 201 430
Megan Cornelissen, Melbourne, VIC (posted 28th November) Experienced Part Time/Casual Veterinary Nurse
I am currently looking for part time or casual work as a veterinary nurse in small animal practice.
I have completed my Certificate III in Animals Studies, am currently finishing my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, and have a background in human pathology.
Currently I work part time as a veterinary nurse at an exotics clinic, and would like to compliment these skills with general practice work. I work in a small team, and understand the importance of positive workplace dynamics and high quality client communication.
I learn quickly, have a solid understanding of veterinary nursing and have applied myself to study diligently. I ask questions, want to learn and absorb all I can so I can be a great nurse and give my all to the patients I care for. There is no job big or small I won’t do, vet nursing is not all glamourous, but it sure is rewarding!
I can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0422 717 558
I have a current CV and references which I am happy to send through on request.
Monique, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 25th November) Trainee Vet Nurse
My Name is Monique and I am looking for a trainee Veterinarian Assistant/ Nurse position on the Gold Coast.
I am currently doing my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Animal Industries Resource Center (Pro Vet), a course which requires a minimum of 15 hours per week of paid work in a Veterinary Surgery but I would happily do more hours if this was requared
This experience would be so very rewarding for me and the potential future I am endeavouring to achieve in this career path. I am a conscientious, self-confessed perfectionist who strives for excellence in any challenge I am faced with in a professional and diligent manner.
I do have previous experience working in the Veterinary industry and working with RX works computer software.
I have a large passion for exotics and I also have a large amount of experience with rodents as I am the founder of Cavy Angel's Guinea Pig Rescue Inc. Exotics are my true passion but I also have a huge love of all animals!
I acknowledge that there are many challenges within any surgery, but I recognise these potential adversities and trust in my confidence with animals to consider myself both mentally and emotionally prepared.
Claire Hammat, Adelaide Hills, SA (posted 25th November) Experienced Part Time/Casual Vet Nurse
I am looking for a part-time/casual position in the Animal Care Industry or Veterinary Nursing.
I have previously worked as a Veterinary Nurse, and I hold a Certificate II in Animal Studies.
I have just completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science and I am currently training through the Delta Society to become a Professional Dog Trainer, which includes the Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services.
I would like to return to Veterinary Nursing, with my broadened knowledge of animal :(and human) behaviour, and pursue the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
I also work as a Deputy-Editor and Communications and Media Manager for The Australia Times - Pets Magazine.
I can be contacted at;
0421 135 727
I am happy to send through my CV as well as I have a written reference from the Head Editor of Pets Magazine.
Kylie, Sunshine Coast/North & South Brisbane, QLD (posted 23rd November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse
Qualified and Experienced VN Qld (Diploma in Veterinary Nursing)
28 years experience in Veterinary Industry. Available Monday to Friday for long or short term locum positions within Sunshine Coast, North and South Brisbane regions.
Contact: Kylie 0448 209 293 or email@example.com
Sue McDonald, Perth North, WA (posted 22nd November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse
Sue McDonald qualified VN with over 10 years experience. Available for casual reception shifts in Perth northern suburbs. May be available at short notice if you need cover for receptionists who are on sick leave. Please email me at Suevmcdonald@hotmail.com
Amanda Brady, Western Sydney NSW (posted 22nd November) Trainee Vet Nurse
My name is Amanda. I am 25 living in Western Sydney and I am enrolling in Vet Nursing in Jan 2017. I will be studying full time (2 days per week, likely to be Mon & Wed) and I am looking for Casual shifts or Part time work in a Veterinary clinic. I am available for the other 3 days during the week (tues, thur, fri and would work weekends if paid shifts were available) OR I am willing to volunteer 2 days per week as that us the minimum requirement for the course. I am happy to travel anywhere in Sydney and surrounds.
I have previously been a Zoo Keeper at Wildlife Sydney and Sydney Aquarium (2 years) and have also been an Animal attendant at the RSPCA (1+ years) and most recently I have been in the Real Estate Industry. As people who work in the animal industry would know, it is a job that we do for the love and passion that we have for animals and I am determined to get back into the animal industry as this is what I am passionate about. I have a Certificate II in Animal Care and a Certificate III in Captive Animals and am looking to expand my knowledge into the medical side of animal care. My ultimate goal would be to work my way up, learning in a small clinic, gaining work in a larger Veterinary Hospital, Specialist or referral Hospital. Complete Diplomas in Vet nursing and eventually become a Wildlife Nurse as my background and interest is in working with Wildlife.
I am a competent and reliable individual with thorough observation skills and an enthusiastic worker who shows initiative and goes above & beyond her job role. I am comfortable in a team environment or without supervision. Detail oriented and resourceful in the completion of tasks with ability to multitask effectively and importantly I have an out-going friendly personality who gets along with colleagues well.
I would appreciate any positions available to help me get my foot in the door in the vet nursing industry and help me to learn while I study. I am happy to send through my resume. My contact details are:
(m) 0449 800 416
Hayley O'Connell, South-East Queensland (posted 22nd November) Experienced Vet Nurse
I am a honest, loyal, conscientious person who works hard and has a high attention to detail. I am flexible, quick to pick up new skills and I thrive in both team based and autonomous roles. I have an experienced background of 9 years in Thoroughbred Stud Farm duties and Equine Veterinary Nursing.
I'm currently working at Scone Equine Hospital in NSW and continuing my studies in cert IV Veterinary nursing. I'm loving working at SEH but unfortunately my contract finishes in November. While being here I have been exposed to a large number of critical care patients and I believe I have thrived in the stressful and challenging environment.
I'm keen to look for small or mixed animal practice veterinary nursing work or placement now, back in South East Queensland where my husband and much loved pets live, and I am available to start in December 2016.
Please don't hesitate to contact me for any questions and I hope to hear from you soon.
Mobile 0447 495 355
Carina, Western Sydney/Blue Mountains, NSW (posted 22nd November) Trainee Vet Nurse
My name is Carina. I am currently studying my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, and am looking for a traineeship at a Western Sydney or Blue Mountains veterinary clinic. I live in the upper Blue Mountains, but am willing to travel.
I am a mature aged student. I worked in the animal welfare sector for 6 years, as an animal attendant, and later in a supervisory position. I am confident in handling all animals, and have experience in administering medications (IV, SC, IM, topical). I am also an authorised microchipper (NSW), euthanasia technician and have undertaken cephalic venepuncture and vaccination training. I have completed my Certificate II in Animal Studies, Hills Science Diet nutrition training and Chemical Awareness training; having a particular interest in animal behaviour, I also attended Delta Society and Tellington T Touch weekend seminars.
Whilst my clinic experience is limited, through weekly work placement I am beginning to learn about general and surgical nursing, anaesthesia monitoring, pathology, radiation, fluid therapy and dental procedures. I am dedicated to my studies and the veterinary nursing field, which translates into a hard-working trainee, where no jobs are too big, small (or messy!).
My shelter experience means I am emotionally resilient, empathetic and professional at all times, whilst still maintaining a good sense of humour. I thrive under pressure, and work well both autonomously and in a team.
Phone: 0406 618 658
Teanna Neale, Perth, WA (posted 22nd November) Entry Level Vet Nurse
Hi my name is Teanna, I've been working in the industry for two years through work experience and I'm now graduating from Applied Vocational Training in December.
I am looking for casual/part time/full time work and I'm able to start on the 10th December with full availability.
During my two years experience in the industry I have gained skills with surgical nursing and also reception duties, I have a high level of communication skills and love both reception work and surgical nursing work. I have completed over 320 practical hours this year through my studies.
I am an energetic and bubbly person who is keen to learn more and do so at a fast pace.
Feel free to contact me via my email:
Shannon McMillan, Melbourne (posted 22nd November) Trainee Vet Nurse
Hi, My name is Shannon McMillan and I am currently studying my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and am looking for a clinic I can gain entry work in as a full time Trainee Veterinary Nurse or similar to continue my studies and gain long term employment in an industry I am passionate about.
I am located in Melbourne South Eastern suburbs but would be willing to travel if required. I have a vast rage of experience currently in administration/reception and customer service roles throughout my working life and have recently completed my Hills VNA short course in regards to animal nutrition to gain extra knowledge for my studies.
I also recently volunteered at my local Petstock at their micro chipping blitz in which I was able to gain more handling experience with animals such as large and small dogs as well as cats.
I am a hard- worker with a positive 'can-do' attitude, am quick to pick up new skills and am very keen to keep expanding my knowledge, skills and experience in the veterinary industry. I have always had a passion for animals and their welfare and would love to get my foot in the door in this amazing industry.
For any suitable positions I would love to be notified, Please feel free to send me an email on: firstname.lastname@example.org
I would also be more than happy to forward through my resume or cover letter.
Angela, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs & Surrounds, VIC (posted 22nd November) 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 working 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
Amelia Lincoln, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs, VIC (posted 21st November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse
Hello my name is Amelia Lincoln! I am a certificate IV qualified veterinary nurse with 4 years experience in small animal practice. I have been nursing in the UK for the past couple of months and will be heading home to Melbourne, Aus mid Jan so will be looking to start locum work in the Melbourne eastern suburbs then. I am a hardworking, reliable and enthusiastic Person with a bright personal whose passion and experience extends to all aspects of nursing so please feel free to contact me via email at email@example.com if you have a position coming up. Looking forward to hearing from you!
Claire Stewart, South-East Queensland (posted 18th November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse
I'm returning to sunny QLD in the new year and am on the search for a new place to call home (well I seem to spend more time at work than at home so I may as well call it that!).
I am a Cert IV qualified Veterinary Nurse with over 20 years experience. I have worked in all aspects of the industry, from surgical referral hospitals and large animal facilities, through to one man clinics and emergency.
I am an extremely practical vet nurse and can turn my hand to almost anything. I also consider myself an extremely resilient person, a hard worker, an approachable leader and a committed employee. I have been a finalist in the VNCA Vet Nurse of the year award twice in the past three years as well, so I must be doing something right!
Whilst I have spent the last 10 years of my Vet Nurse career in large upscale hospitals, I feel just as much at home in smaller, community orientated clinics.
I am looking for a position ideally in South East QLD.
I'd love you to make contact with me if you think it would be awesome to have me on your team!
Phone 0407 379 324
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