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.

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:

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 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)

For my resume and references please contact me on: 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 605 813


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:

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!

Robyn Dolan
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

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 - 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

Surgical skills

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.

Bec Viher
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

0434 015 544

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 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:

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 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 on

0411 227 173 or

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

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:

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
I look forward to hearing from you.

Jamie Williams, Eastern Suburbs, Melbourne (posted 30th June) Trainee Vet Nurse

I am seeking a position as a (Trainee/junior) Veterinary Nurse or animal attendant/kennel hand/cattery assistant. I am currently studying my ACM40212 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

I am extremely passionate about working with animals and will work my hardest to have a high level of understanding and knowledge of the workplace and hope that you will give me an opportunity to enhance my skills in this important area. I have high energy, love for the industry, an excellent “can do” attitude, and a passion for animals. I absolutely love surgery, and hope to one day study a diploma in surgery. I love all sides of nursing, the good, the sad, the messy, and I am not afraid to get my hands dirty.

I am a textbook lover, with a large range of information to learn from, I am confident I will become an excellent nurse and an excellent addition to someone’s lovely clinic. I have been obtaining very high grades in the course, and would be willing to send you a copy of those if you’d wish.

I can confidently restrain animals; carry out cleaning duties, feed animals, and many other nursing duties. As I am studying, I am still developing skills required of a veterinary nurse, and I believe I am confident enough to gain these skills in a fast paced environment.

During work placement for my Certificate IV, I was maintaining the cattery, cleaning, feeding and caring for the cats in boarding, cleaning the surgery room and the rest of the clinic, restraining animals, monitoring anesthetic, caring for patients out of surgery, and am always up for grabbing everyone a coffee.

Under the guidance of an excellent team of nurses and veterinarians, I believe I can enhance the necessary skills and knowledge of the veterinary practice and gain the skills required of an excellent Veterinary Nurse.

Please feel free to contact me on the telephone number and/or email below.

046 7513 921

Sonia Noronha, Melbourne (posted 28th June) Trainee Vet Nurse

I am looking to gain part time or casual work within your Veterinary Clinic for any tasks you may need help with whether it be animal care, assistance with the animals or even something such as cleaning, reception work or answering phones. Whatever the job is I'd love to do it.

I have participated for the 'Vet for a day' program at Healesville Sanctuary Zoo and was sponsored to go Canberra to take part in the National Youth Science Forum where I specialised in plant and animal biology, gaining much hands on experience and knowledge from leading scientists in their field worldwide.

I am also currently undertaking my studies at the University of Melbourne to one day become a Veterinarian.

Contact details:

Tara, Melbourne (posted 27th June) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Tara and I am an experienced Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing student seeking volunteer work placement within the Melbourne area. I would consider travelling up to 2 hours away from Melbourne to find a clinic to do work placement. I have the following practical experience and further education:


Education (Bayer Online Accredited Certificates):

For more information please contact 0416 705 564 or email

Natalya, Brisbane Metro & Surrounds, QLD (posted 24th June) Qualified & Experienced Support

After an innovative, proactive and passionate professional for your Marketing, Administration, Business and Event Management, P.R., Customer Service, Sales, Coaching and your P.A.

Have experience in the veterinary industry in marketing, administration, reception, human resources and P.R roles for 5 years, the pharmaceutical industry as a sales representative and a trainer for several years, pet retail and nutrition and have my own little business.

My goal is to work collaboratively, celebrate your successes, growth and achieve your goals.

Have completed;

If you require any or all of the above services, please don’t hesitate to request my résumé, contact me either by e-mail or phone 0413 482 001. 

Amber Kessel, Western Sydney, NSW (posted 24th June) Qualified Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Amber Kessel. I am based in Western Sydney, i have experience in the animals industry since 2011 to the present time. I am seeking casual - full time work as a fully qualified Veterinary Nurse. I am more than keen to pursue further studies such as diplomas in general - surgical nursing also where the opportunity arises.

Until recently i worked as a senior Veterinary Nurse in a general small but busy Veterinary Hospital for 4years; responsibilities including in and out patient care packages and hands on monitoring. Pre and post anaesthetic needs. Animal care ranging from domestics to exoctics. Im house idexx maintenance. Stock ordering. Supervising and teaching staff and generally practice, reception duties (February 2012 - June 2016)

This year (February - June 2016)  I did attend and attempted Western Sydney University and studied a semester of Bachelor of Zoology, in that time I came to realise that I miss working with the animals hands on and learn so much more hands on. 
Please feel free to contact me for further information such and my CV/Resume and or a chat for a suitable position I could obtain.

Contact: 0400 076 139 and or email:

Cassandra Williams, Sydney's Upper Nth Shore & Northern Beaches, NSW (posted 23rd June) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Cassandra and I am currently looking for a junior vet nursing position in a friendly practice on Sydney’s Upper North Shore or Northern Beaches with a focus on customer service and patient care.

I completed a Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience (Honours) at the University of Sydney in November 2013 where I studied both domestic and agricultural animals. I have always had a passion for animals and I am particularly interested in animal nutrition, animal health and disease, animal welfare and wildlife conservation. I am in the process of completing my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at Sydney TAFE, Ultimo (part-time) and I will be a fully qualified vet nurse by December this year. Upon completion of my Certificate IV I plan to gain a diploma in Veterinary Nursing (General Practice) or Practice Management, as I would like to one day advance into a senior nursing or practice management role.

I am currently working in a pet supply store where I am involved with customer service, supervising and training new team members, providing advice to customers on proper pet care, restocking shelves, opening and closing of the store and answering calls. I also volunteer one day a week at Greencross Vets Brookvale where my responsibilities include; reception duties, cleaning, animal restraint, nutrition and parasite control advice, surgery preparation, receiving orders and restocking shelves, assisting in surgery, administering medications, and caring for boarding animals. I have experience working with Rx Works and IDEXX diagnostic equipment, as well as performing faecal flotations, urinalysis and blood smears. I have also completed the Hills Veterinary Nutritional Advocate course in February this year.

I love working in the clinic and being part of a team, and I am now looking to further my training by concentrating on working in a clinic for a minimum of 3 days a week.

I would describe myself as hard working, kind and honest, and I am always passionate about developing my career within the veterinary industry.

Please feel free to contact me via phone or email. I would be happy to provide a CV and reference details. I have my own car and driver’s license.

Contact details:
0407 287 624

Jayde Grace, Newcastle or Lake Macquarie region, NSW (posted 22nd June) Qualified & Experienced Nurse

I am looking for a part time veterinary nursing or receptionist position. I obtained Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2007 and have over 10years applied experience, with previous job roles in emergency and critical care nursing.

Experienced nursing skills:

For more inforamtion please contact 0423 910 461 or email

Vicki, Perth, WA (posted 21st June) Entry Level Qualified Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Vicki Timmers, I am a newly Qualified Veterinary Nurse in 2015 and is now registered with the Veterinary Surgeons board WA as of this year and is currently looking for employment.

I am available Full-Time and have my own car to travel.

I have also 4+ years Retail experience in McDonald's and Coles Supermarkets and is currently also completing my Certificate III in Retail Operations through Alffie in my spare time.

I am hard working, show good initiative , quick learner and up for giving everything a go and kennel cleaning is not an issue for me at all.

I am more than happy to send through my Resume my email is; and my number is 0439 504 406

Hope to hear from you soon.

Nicola Woolmer, Cairns and Brisbane (posted 20th June) UK Registered Locum VN

My name is Nicola Woolmer and I am a Registered Veterinary Nurse from the UK.

I qualified in the summer of 2013 with a Foundation Degree from the Royal Veterinary College and registered at the first available opportunity in the summer of 2014
Since qualifying I have worked a variety of roles including first opinion and referral hospital positions, including sole charge and emergency care, ward duties and surgical nursing.
I am happy with all the usual skills including, blood taking, IV line placement, anesthetic monitoring, nurse clinic's, ward nursing etc.
I have experience with Idexx in house diagnostic equipment, and several computer systems.

I am currently travelling Australia on a working holiday visa and am looking for work in Cairns or Brisbane

Please contact me by email:
Or phone: 0450 786 556
CV available on request

Kathy Drew, Bathurst NSW (posted 20th June) Qualified Vet Nurse


After recently graduating from TAFE, I am currently seeking employment opportunities as a Veterinary Nurse, preferably Part Time, but Casual or Locum positions would also be appreciated

As I reside 40 kms North of Bathurst, I am looking to obtain employment either in Bathurst or surrounding areas and I am available to start work immediately.

Prior to obtaining my Certificate IV, I gained my Certificate II in Animal Studies. I have also completed quite a few on lines courses, through Advance Pet Care Nutrition, Bayer Accelerate, Idexx Learning Centre, Woof Resources, Hills Puppy Pre-School and I am currently taking the Hills VNA courses. Upon securing employment in the Veterinary Field, I would like to study towards and complete a diploma in Veterinary Nursing.

My experience with animals is quite extensive, from training dogs, grooming and also running a small boarding kennel establishment, to varied experience with Horses, Rabbits, Cats, Birds and Goats. All this experience is outlined in my resume, which is available upon request.

I can be contacted  by email - or mobile phone number - 0429 390770.

Annette Hayes, Launceston, Tasmania (posted 14th June) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Annette Hayes.  I am looking for part time or full time work in the animal care industry as a trainee Vet Nurse/Receptionist .  I am currently studying my Certificate III in Animal Studies online through the Animal Science College and intend to go on to study my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing once complete.

Previously, I have worked as a stablehand where I assisted the attending Vets (Dr Stephen King, Dr Chris Cornes and Dr Michael Morris) with the testing and AI of Brood Mares, performing castrations on stallions and beef cattle and other medical treatments. I also tended to the daily requirements of the race horses and other farm animals.

I have many years’ reception and administration experience which you will see outlined in my resume.  I believe that my extensive skills in this area will assist me in providing any veterinary practice with commitment and passion for quality practice, client care, and preventative care, and will demonstrate good communication skills in a collaborative team that a practice is looking for.

I have always been interested in pursuing a career working with animals and qualifying as a Veterinary Nurse. I am extremely passionate about the care of animals and will work my hardest to have a high level of understanding and knowledge of the workplace and, given the opportunity, to enhance my skills in this important area. 

I look forward to hearing from you in the near future and hopefully to schedule an interview in which I hope to learn more about your business, its goals and plans and how I may be able to contribute to its continued success and growth. 

I can be contacted on my mobile 0448 687 696 or via email at I also have a resume available upon request.

Kaylah Chappenden, North Side Brisbane Suburbs, QLD (posted 14th June) Trainee Vet Nurse

Name: Kaylah Chappenden 
Location: North Brisbane Suburbs
Previous Qualifications: Certificate I in Business with Clontarf Beach State High School, Certificate III in Animal Studies with Brisbane North Institute of TAFE Caboolture Campus, Queensland Certificate of Education with Clontarf Beach State High School.
Contact: email or phone 0432 560 215

Hello to all fellow animal care industry employers. My name is Kaylah and I am currently seeking work placement as a Veterinary Nurse.
I am currently studying the ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing course through Open Colleges in conjunction with North Coast TAFE NSW in Brisbane and I am required to undergo training and work placement to complete my studies.
I have had experience working on farms, Dakabin RSPCA to complete work placement for my Certificate III in Animal Studies and I currently work as an animal attendant at The Pines Pet Resort.
I am available to do placement either part-time or full-time and I can do 8 hour shifts.
I am extremely passionate about all aspects of animal care and welfare and I work hard, I am reliable and a quick learner. I can restrain animals, carry out cleaning duties, feed animals and many other duties. Even though I am still studying and developing the skills required as a vet nurse, I believe that I can learn these skills in a fast paced environment.
Please do get in contact with me if you believe I would be a suitable candidate for your vet clinic and you wish to request my CV and cover letter.
Sincerely, Kaylah Chappenden

Sue McDonald, Brisbane North, QLD (posted 10th June) Experienced Locum Vet Nurse/Receptionist/Practice Manager

I have 12 years hands on experience as a veterinary nurse and have held various senior nurse and practice management roles. I am available for locum work until mid October 2016 for practices that are within commuting distance of Banyo, QLD. I qualified in 2002 in the UK and I also hold a UK exotics certificate and qualifications in training and assessment. I am familiar with all aspects of veterinary work and I have also worked in a specialist medicine team. Please email me if you have a suitable vacancy:

Kirstie, Brisbane, QLD (posted 10th June) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Kirstie and I am currently looking to kick start my career in the animal care industry.

I currently hold a Certificate II in Animal studies which I completed through TAFE QLD.

My work experience took place at Currumbin Farm School and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary in which I enjoyed every minute of.

I am wanting to take my knowledge and skills further, I am looking for a Trainee Vet Nurse position or 15 hours paid employment a week, therefore I can then enrol in Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing via online with TAFE QLD.

However id be more than appreciative if I could be given the opportunity of doing 8 hours work placement each week along with 4 x 2 week blocks of work placement throughout the course.

I am eager to learn and start heading in the directing of my desired career path.

Please feel free to contact me.
Ph: 0401 517 271

Christina Razumic, Wantirna & Surrounds, VIC (posted 7th June) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hello my name is Christina Razumic. I am eager to become a vet nurse and am seeking full time employment, or at least a minimum of 15 hours a week, in a vet clinic as a vet nurse to enable me to study certificate IV in vet nursing through the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing.

While I do not have direct clinic experience I have a great deal to offer any clinic willing to take me on. My skills include

Ideally looking for work within half an hour from Wantirna 3152. If you wish to know anymore or would like to see my resume please do not hesitate to call me on 0409 467 059 or email me at

Victoria, Melbourne, VIC (posted 7th June) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Victoria and I am eager to find a team in a veterinary clinic who can teach me all they know and ultimately help me obtain my certificate IV in veterinary nursing.

I have completed the certificate II in animal studies and the veterinary nurse reception skills set course and will have finished the certificate IV in companion animal services by the end of 2016. Through these courses I have gained experience from various work placement positions in veterinary clinics and a zoo. I also have eight years of customer service experience working in a variety of retail roles and pet nannying.

In my free time I run a busy and successful rehoming organisation which focuses on pocket pets and involves managing a big team of foster carers. Through this I have gained experience treating various health issues, administering medications, observing surgeries and providing assistance to pet owners.

I am more than happy to work Friday nights and weekends!

Please email me at for a copy of my resume. You can also reach me via phone on 0499 856 573

Kyrah Halls, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 7th June) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Kyrah and I am a Trainee Vet Nurse studying my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. I am seeking a position on the Gold Coast for a casual/part time or trainee vet nurse position. I have nearly three years experience in retail and approx 2 years (410 placement hours) experience in various veterinary clinics that work with small animals, pocket pets, birds and reptiles/exotics. I have experience volunteering at the Animal Welfare League and have also have completed the Hills puppy preschool course and Hills Nutritional advocacy course. I currently take place in placement 1-2 days a week in a vet clinic but can be flexible with work days. I should be finishing my course soon after completion of 480 placement hours and portfolio.

If you would like to discuss anything further with me, you can contact me either by phone or email. I can also provide a copy of my Resume and cover letter for your perusal.
Thank you
Kyrah Halls
0423 228 290

Kevin Chen, Parramatta, NSW (posted 6th June) Overseas Experienced & Qualified Vet Nurse/Kennel Hand

I have had 5 years experience working in Veterinary Department Veterinary Teaching Hospital/Animal Clinics/Hopsitals/zoo, espcially skills in Veterinary Acupuncture.  I would like to focus on developing my veterinary nursing/kennel hand skills.

I obtained the qualification of Veterinary Nurse assessed as comparable to the education level of an Australian Qualification Framework(AQF) Bachelor degree by vet assess and is therefore at the required level.  Field of study Veterinary Medicine is highly relevant.

My Veterinary Nurse/Kennel Hand experiences are following:

I am competent with tasks and responsibilities in workplace.  Some daily duties are taking blood and using in-house equipment, IV catheter placement and fluid therapy, anaesthesia, radiology, surgical patient care and treatments, cleaning and autoclaving of surgical instrument, surgical patient care and treatments, patient ventilation. 

I would appreciate an opportunity to discuss my qualification at your earliest convience.I can be reaced at 0481 264 952 or via e-mail at  Looking forward to hear from you.  Thank you for your consideration.

Rachel Van Kesteren, Melbourne West, VIC (posted 1st June) Trainee 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;

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.

Please email me on

Emily Ring, Redland Bay Region, QLD (posted 1st June) Trainee Vet Nurse or Animal Attendant

Previous qualifications: Certificate II in Animal Studies (Veterinary Nursing Stream) with Brisbane TAFE
Contact: or contact on 0412 406 843

Hello to all fellow animal carers - my name is Emily and I'm currently looking for a career within the animal care industry to further expand my experience as a studying Veterinary Nurse. I have experience within clinics and animal handling, along with the completion of a hydrobathing course, so I am willing to help out clinics in anyway possible - even if you just need a kennel hand or someone to do the washing!

I will also require placement for 2 days a week for 6 hours as of July to further my current skills. My passion is animal care and being up close to the action as a veterinary nurse, with hopes to further in critical care in the next year!

I can supply a CV and cover letter as requested and I am also available  with my own car and license so short notice is something I can do.

Please get into contact with me if you're able to help out. 

Emma FiskMelbourne, VIC (posted 30th May) NZ Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

I am a qualified Veterinary Nurse with 2 years of work experience  I have trained in NZ with the equivalent of  Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. I am seeking part time employment as an entry level Veterinary Nurse in the Melbourne region (anywhere with Public transport access is fine). During my time in work, I have gained skills in:

I am  currently looking for  weekend Locum work, part time Weekend work or Full time permanent Work. I will definitely consider locum contracts in other states.

I am a genuinely passionate and excited about animal care. 

Look forward to meeting you soon.
Phone: 0490 092 253

Claudia Reefman, Newcastle & Surrounds, NSW (posted 27th May) Trainee Vet Nurse or Animal Attendant

Hello, my name is Claudia Reefman, I am seeking employment as a veterinary nurse or animal attendant.

I am currently studying cert IV Veterinary Nursing (stage 2) at Kurri Kurri TAFE and will be completing in November this year.

I also completed cert III Animal studies last year.

I have currently completed over 100 hours of in clinic placement.

I am extremely passionate about animals and very driven and passionate about veterinary nursing. I am hardworking, driven, reliable, independent and always keen to learn and improve when I can.

I'm available weekdays and weekends, except Thursdays.

Currently living in Newcastle, but happy to travel if need be.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
Ph: 0424 634 048

Peyton Prebble, Gold Coast & Surrounds, QLD (posted 26th May) Trainee Vet Nurse

Name: Peyton Prebble 
Location: Gold Coast and surrounds
Previous qualifications: Certificate III in Animal Studies with Brisbane TAFE
Contact: or text on 0422 652 847

Good morning/afternoon, my name is Peyton and I'm trying to find a clinic on the Gold Coast or possible surrounds that will take me on for a 1 day placement of 8 hours. I have completed my certificate III in Animal Studies and now want to get stuck into my Certificate IV. I have worked at 2 veterinary clinics on the Gold Coast that both have high standards and awards. I have been out of a clinic for about a year and half now but i am a very fast and keen learner. 

Please get into contact with me if you're able to help out. 
Thank you,
Peyton Prebble 

Piermario Bellottari, Sydney & surrounds, NSW (posted 26th May)  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 I am available to work for up to 20 hours per week.

I am able to send my resume upon request. 

Emma Dayton, Tasmania (posted 26th May) Experienced Vet Nurse

My name is Emma Dayton and I am currently looking for full time work beginning in July as I will have returned back to Tasmania after residing in Queensland where I am currently employed as a full time Veterinary Nurse for the past four years.

In total I have been nursing for nearly 7 years. My current employment is both a small and large animal clinic; therefore i have extensive experience in all aspects of surgery in the clinic and out in the field. 

I also have a vast knowledge of all reception duties, accounting and general vet nursing duties. 

Currently I am studying for my Certificate IV through Animal Industries Resource Centre through Provet. On completion of my Certificate IV I plan to gain my diploma of Veterinary Nursing specialising in Emergency and Critical Care as this has always been a great interest of mine.  

Some of the daily tasks I do involve IV Catheter placement, blood collection from a variety of animals, perform dentals on small animals, assisting the vet with large animal work in the field including horse dentals, horse and cattle desexings and large animal surgeries, cleaning and sterilising equipment, prep and monitor animals in surgery, pathology and X-Ray assistance. 

If you would like to discuss anything more please don't hesitate to contact me either email - or on the phone - 0427 746 404.

Thank you for your consideration. 

Sarah Ball, Canberra & Surrounds, NSW/ACT (posted 24th May) Trainee Vet Nurse/Receptionist

My name is Sarah Ball, I am a 23 year old student currently studying my second year of Veterinary Technology/ fourth year of Animal Science at Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga. 

I have gained my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and I am seeking a nursing or reception position within NSW or ACT, preferably around Canberra and its suburbs at the end of 2016.  

I have done 40 days of placement experience within a number of clinics as part of my studies. I have also been a volunteer dog trainer for two years. My further studies will build on my current knowledge and understanding of clinical and surgery nursing. 

Please feel free to contact me for further information. 


Zoe Bewer, Chambers Flat & Surrounfs, QLD (posted 23rd May) Trainee Vet Nurse

Name; Zoe Brewer
Location: Chambers Flat, Queensland (I’m willing to travel up to 1 hour)
Qualification: Certificate 2 Qualified but wanting to take on a Cert 4
Contact: 0432 866 218 –

Hello, my name is Zoe and I’m seeking full time work as a vet nurse in a Queensland clinic. I have my certificate 2 in animal studies but I’m wanting to start a certificate 4. I have almost 2 years experience but I’m currently volunteering at a Beenleigh clinic. I have a wide range of skills and I am a very fast and adaptable learner.

While completing my certificate 2 I had the opportunity to assist with every task except for x-raying due to age restrictions. I can assist in surgery, consults, house visits and reception duties as well as all preanesthetic procedures. I have been exercising my nursing skills at a pet kennel while I wasn’t in clinic. I am comfortable handling any species of animal as I have a variety at home.

My passion is animal care and being up close to the action as a vet nurse is what I believe one of the most rewarding jobs. I can supply a CV and cover letter as requested by phone or email. I am also available 24/7 with my own car and license so short notice is something I can do.

If you have any further questions feel free to call, text or email me at any time.

Damon Lincoln, Central Coast/Newcastle/Sydney, NSW (posted 23rd May) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hey, my name is Damon Lincoln, I am currently seeking a work placement or trainee veterinarian nurse position 

I am currently studying the ACM40412 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing course through Open Colleges in conjunction with North Coast TAFE in Port Macquarie and am required to undergo training and work placement to further complete my studies.

I have had prior experience as a volunteer Animal Attendant at the RSPCA in Somersby working within the cattery and kitchen as well as doing previous work placement through Green Point Veterinary Clinic.

Although I reside in the Central Coast area, I am open to travelling to surrounding areas within Sydney and Newcastle if and where possible. I am able to start immediately and am eager to work throughout the week including weekends if applicable.

I am an enthusiastic and passionate worker who strives on the well-being and care of animals within my care as well as motivated by communication and teamwork. 

Please do get into contact with me if I am suitable for your clinic and wish to request my CV and resume on the details below.
0456 745 950
Gosford, NSW

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