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.


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.
Email vet-girl@live.com
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
Email: claudia.reefman@hotmail.com


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: peytonprebble@hotmail.com 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 p.bellottari@libero.it. 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 - e.dayton@live.com 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. 

Email: sarah.b19@hotmail.com


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 – zoe.brewer97@gmail.com

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. 

damonlincoln96@gmail.com
0456 745 950
Gosford, NSW


Jaimie Lincoln, South-East Melbourne, VIC (posted 18th May) Trainee Vet Nurse

I am seeking a position as a Veterinary Nurse; I am currently studying my ACM40212 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through open colleges.  

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.

I am a conscientious person who works hard and pays attention to detail. I'm flexible, quick to pick up new skills and eager to learn from others. I also have lots of ideas and enthusiasm.
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.

I’m currently on work placement for my certificate IV and here I help in the running of the clinic, answering the phone, booking in clients, cleaning the clinic, feeding and caring for the animals in for surgery, set up and clean surgery room, help restrain animals, monitor anaesthetic, and care for patients out of surgery.

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 a Veterinary Nurse.

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

Yours sincerely, 
Jaimie Lincoln
0404 111 917
Jaimie_lincoln@hotmail.com
Hastings, Melbourne


Nicki, Northern Melbourne, VIC (posted 17th May) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Nicki and I am looking for a full time to part time trainee position in a friendly and educating practice.

I would highly prefer to have a Trainee Vet Nursing position as I am currently studying Vet Nursing (skills set), at Box Hill Institute, and the experience that this will provide will significantly  benefit me and my studies. 

Unfortunately I have little to no experience within the industry but I am eager to get involved in any way and further develop my skills. I have completed a one day Practical session in the Pets On Elgar Clinic which has enlightened me and convinced me further that this is what i want to do.

I am enthusiastic and passionate about animals and always perform to the best of my abilities.

I am a hardworking, reliable and passionate worker and am keen to get my career in the animal industry started. 

I am currently undertaking the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Skill Set) at Box Hill Institute which is one day a week (Mondays) and I would love the opportunity to work within a veterinary clinic whilst I am undergoing study so I can demonstrate and practice my newly learnt skills within a practical environment. I intend to continue my studies into the Cert IV Veterinary Nursing Proper course once I complete this course. I would prefer to work within a clinic which is located in the Northern Suburbs of Melbourne or even more northern/rual locations, but I am willing to travel further if a ideal opportunity came along. If you would like a copy of my cover letter and resume or you would like to know more please do not hesitate to contact me.

nicki.hulme@hotmail.com
040 0810 499
Whittlesea, Victoria


Gemma Cooper, Melbourne area (posted 13th May) Experienced Locum Vet Nurse

Hi,

My name is Gemma and I am an experienced vet nurse (12 years) in general, mixed and emergency centres.  

I currently own and operate a dog grooming business and am in the process of setting up a salon in Phillip Island which is very exciting.  I will operate this salon 4 days per week to start with, so I am looking for some vet nursing work on the side - ideally Saturday nights, Sundays or Mondays.  

I am happy to travel to any clinic in Melbourne and I have a strong passion for emergency medicine, and birds!  I am pleasant to work with and I will go out of my way to contribute positively to my colleagues and the workplace.  

If you are interested in talking further please feel free to contact me on 0432 252 891 or gemmakatecooper@hotmail.com


Jocelyn Raine, Perth, WA (posted 10th May) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi,
 My name is Jocelyn Raine, my background for the last ten years has been in hospitality, and while I have been very successful in this field, I'm looking for something that is more rewarding and mentally stimulating as a career. I'm currently completing cert IV in Veterinary Nursing and I am required to complete 480 hours of practical experience at a clinic. I've been passionate about animals my entire life and the year before last, I started volunteering with Retriever Rescue WA, looking after foster dogs and rehoming them, my work with this rescue and being involved in rehab for a dog after patella surgery has inspired me to start my veterinary nursing studies.  I am studying with Open Collages and have a high distinction grade average, at the mid way point of the course. I have completed 100 hours at Challenger Veterinary Hospital, and would love to experience what another clinic has to offer, I understand clinics are very busy and very popular with students but I'm hoping to find a one day a week placement starting in July once my placement with Challenger Veterinary Hospital comes to an end. 

 In return for teaching me and guiding me through new skills,  you will  get a hard working, independent, reliable, dependable, self motivated, responsible, keen  to learn new things, open to opportunities employee.  

jocelyn.raine@gmail.com


Mich O'Connor, Melbourne (posted 10th May) Qualified Vet Nurse Locum

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
Email: mich@pawsitivedogtraining.com.au


Rebecca Johnson, Sydney NSW (posted 10th May) Qualified Vet Nurse

I am a 28year old Cert IV Qualified Vet Nurse looking at returning to work after having children. I have been in the industry since 2005 however, have not worked since 2012. A casual basis is preferred at the present and I am only available during the hours of 8am- 5pm. I would have a future outlook of eventually considering full-time work.
More than happy to provide a resume on request.

I can be contacted on; 0432 104 022 or rebecca.johnson233@gmail.com


Andrea Johnson, Perth, WA (posted 9th May) Qualified, Registered & Experienced Vet Nurse

I've recently completed my certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, with two years of 2x weekly nursing experience under my belt. I have worked in both a busy multiple veterinarian clinic, and a quieter hospital where I was usually one of two veterinary nurses, or solo. I work well in a team, or autonomously, and try to ensure my veterinarian has everything they need before they even have to ask.

I am proficient and experienced in all aspects of surgical nursing including equipment set-up, patient preperation,calculating and administering medications, anaesthetic monitoring and recovery. I'm familiar with IDEXX,urine refractometers, dipsticks and blood smears. I've performed scale and polishes using an IM3 machine,set up for and taken radiographs, and assisted in ultrasounds. Anything I haven't done previously I pick up quickly, and welcome pointers to improve my technique. Clients find me personable and helpful in admissiona and discharge. 

I'm calm in emergencies, dedicated with intensive care patients, and have extensive experience with exotic and avian medicine. Prior to veterinary nursing I've handraised dozens of birds and rehabilitated native fauna.I'm comfortable performing kennel hand duties, draining abscesses or emptying anal glands. 

Veterinary nursing isnt just a job to me, it's my absolute passion and I welcome the opportunity to increase my skills, education, and become a valuable member of a team.

Please feel free to contact me for any further information

email: tehse3ker1990@gmail.com
mobile: 0413 396 283 


Danielle Murray, Canberra, ACT or Queanbeyan, NSW (posted 9th May) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi, my names is Danielle Murray.  I am due to start studying cert 4 in vet nursing in a week and am looking for a vet in the Canberra or Queanbeyan area in which I can do my work placement.

Please contact me on 0408 428 584 or dmurary@gmail.com for any further information.


Hayley, Brisbane, QLD (posted 9th May) Trainee Animal Attendant/Vet Nurse

Hi potential employers,

My name is Hayley and I am a first year Veterinary Technology student at UQ. I’m currently seeking a part time animal attendant/ veterinary nurse position within a vet clinic where I can learn new skills and put some theory to practice!

 I have over 4 years of paid full time experience in the animal husbandry industry working as a groom and am comfortable handling animals of all sizes. Through my work I have gained basic skills such as feeding, handling, medicating and bandaging horses of all ages and temperaments and also have some experience with small animals through volunteer work in the RSPCA’s Wacol veterinary hospital. 

I’m a friendly and reliable employee who loves working and learning alongside knowledgeable and passionate people. I have my open manual drivers license and own reliable car and am happy to travel to work within an hour of Greenslopes, Brisbane. I’d appreciate any work you are able to offer me and would love the opportunity to show my passion for the industry.  

If you would like to discuss any potential vollie or paid positions you have available please feel free to contact me at any time. I look forward to hearing from you.

Hayley

Phone: 0434 835 261
Email: hayleym-k@hotmail.com


Zillah Thorn, Illawarra, NSW (posted 5th May) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Zillah Thorn and I am seeking a clinic to hire me as a trainee vet nurse (Cert IV Veterinary Nursing).

I have a full licence and own car, and I'm willing to travel for work within Illawarra, Southern Sydney and into the Southern Highlands.

I grew up in the country around livestock and would particularly enjoy a job where I am able to work with them. I have previously worked as a milker in a dairy. I don’t faint at the sight of blood or gore and I am physically fit and very strong for a woman. I am willing to work trials and open to work experience or other roles within the animal care sphere.

I work well independently or in a team. I am an early riser and will work weekends.

Please contact me for more information and I am very happy to talk face to face.

Email zillah.thorn@gmail.com
Mobile 0423 860 458


Hayley Rich, Melbourne, Vic (posted 4th April) UK Qualified locum Vet Nurse

My name is Hayley Rich, I am a fully Qualified Veterinary Nurse in the UK. I trained at the Royal Veterinary College in Potters Bar and completed the course with a 2:1 BSc Veterinary Nursing and full registration with the RCVS.

I have worked in a range of different practices throughout my training and post qualification, from small first opinion clinics to full state of the art hospitals. I have also worked for a charity dog neuter clinic in Thailand, a wildlife rescue center in Vancouver and a wildlife veterinarian in South Africa.

I have experience in all areas of Veterinary nursing from emergency and critical care, inpatient care, nurse clinics to cleaning protocol management, ordering and maintainence of stock, practice promotion and teaching and support of students.

I am available for work from 13th June until mid November and hold a valid working holiday visa. Reference and cv available on request

Email: harichrvn@gmail.com

Tel: 0415 579005

Nicola Woolmer, Melbourne, VIC (posted 4th May) Qualified RVN Locum Nurse

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 will soon be travelling out to Australia on a working holiday visa and will be available for work in Melbourne from early June where I plan to stay for 5-6 months.

Please contact me in the first instance by email: nikkie.woolmer@hotmail.co.uk

CV available on request


Sharnte Johnson, North Shore, NSW (posted 2nd May) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi l am looking for a clinic where l can finish my Veterinary Nursing Certificate IV, also long term employment. l have only three subjects until completion of my Certificate. I have Certificate II in Animal Studies and a love of all animals both big and small.

I am honest, reliable, hard working, a team player, a quick leaner. I have two and a half years experience at the AWL veterinary clinic, Pet Vets Petersham veterinary clinic and six months at the AWL Kennels.

I am available to start right away.

frogga31@icloud.com


Francy Serrano, Brisbane (posted 2nd May) Overseas trained Vet seeking Vet Nurse vacancy

Hello, my name is Francy, I am a qualified Veterinarian from Colombia (South America) with nearly 6 years of experience.
I am looking for a part time/ Casual or full time job as a Vet nurse in Brisbane and near suburbs. Currently I am studying  Biomedical imaging course  at the University of Queensland and volunteering as a Vet surgery support in the Domestic Hospital at RSPCA (Wacol). I have experience handling pets and wild life animals.
I did my internship as a veterinarian in a zoo back in my country and volunteered in a wild life rescue center. I Also work 4 year in a Pet hospital as a vet nurse.
I have a Diploma of Management and a certificate in Business.
I have been in Australia for 3 years and I am allowed to work and study full time.

If you would like more information about me please contact me on 0421 798331 or francy.serrano.3@gmail.com


David Woodacre, Perth, WA (posted 28th April) Qualified Vet Nurse

My name is David and I am 27 years old based in Perth’s Northern Suburbs. I am a fully qualified veterinary nurse with a Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing and Cert II in Animal Studies. I have worked in clinics over the past four years however I’ve had no success in gaining an interview for a position. I’m certain if you give me a shot I won’t disappoint and will always be happy to work free trials to prove myself. I am willing to travel and available immediately. Full time employment is desired however I will be happy with any offers.

I have a very diverse working history and will gladly use skills from previous employment to help out the clinic wherever possible.

I am fully committed to being a team player and member of a tight knit working family and being part of a positive work environment providing great care to clients.

Furthering my training and studies is my goal as I want to strive for excellence in my field.

Please don’t hesitate to give me a go, I won’t let you down.

davidwoodacre.dw@gmail.com
0406 910 109


Leah Winfield, Bacchus Marsh, VIC (posted 27th April) Trainee Groomer

I have completed the one week course at Dog Diversity where we learnt basic clips, breed clips, face clips and many other grooming techniques and I loved it very much.

I understand that it is hard taking on a learner for employment and that's why I make it clear when applying that I am even happy to do pre clips and baths until I can develop my skills or even just working in the retail side of the salon.

For more information please contact me at leahlorrainewinfield@hotmail.com


Annette Hayes, Launceston, Tasmania (posted 27th April) Trainee Vet Nurse

I am currently seeking part-time or full-time employment in a practice that is offering a trainee vet nurse position, so that I can complete my studies . I am currently studying my ACM30110 Certificate III in Animal Studies online through the Animal Science College (www.animalsciencecollege.com.au) and hope to go on to my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing once completed.

I have always been interested in pursuing a career working with animals and qualifying as a Veterinary Nurse. I believe that I am in a position in my life where I can now follow this career path.  I have previously worked as a stablehand for 3 years where I assisted the attending Vet with the AI of Brood Mares and performing castrations and other treatments. I also tended to the daily requirements of the race horses.

However, let me introduce myself and let you know of my interest in becoming a part of your team. My available resume will furnish you with information concerning my overall employment background, training, education and skills. My work abilities are backed up with experiences and knowledge. I assure you that I can successfully fulfil any obligations requiring of any responsibility upon your practice. 

In each of my previous job experiences, I have performed my assignments with a high degree of skill and professionalism. My current objective is to obtain a position that will fully utilise my skills and offer an opportunity for continued professional growth.
I believe in excellence and have always dedicated myself, my talents and my creative abilities to assure the successful accomplishment of any organisational goals. My positive attitude and willingness to give my all makes me a valuable asset to any business that would employ me. I am confident that my skills will be an asset and have a favourable impact in your clinic.

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 practice, 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 ajhayes1977@gmail.com. I have a resume available upon request.


Jessica Woods, Western Sydney, NSW (posted 26th April) Experienced Vet Nurse/Receptionist

Hi my name is Jessica Woods

I am currently based in Western Sydney, I have been in the animal industry for almost 5 years and am seeking Full Time or Part time employment as a Veterinary Nurse or Receptionist.

I have worked in various clinics for almost 5 years as either an Animal Attendant,Surgical Trainee Nurse or a Senior Vet Nurse. I have experience in co-ordinating nurses roster and stock ordering. I am happy to travel for work as i have done so previously and am also willing to relocate interstate should there be a position available.

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

Email: jessica.woods2311@gmail.com


Jamie Williams, East Melbourne (posted 22nd April) Trainee Vet Nurse

I am seeking a position as a Veterinary Nurse; 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 of 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.

I’m currently on work placement for my certificate IV, and here I maintain the cattery, cleaning, feeding and caring for the cats in boarding, clean surgery room and the rest of the clinic, help restrain animals, monitor anesthetic, care 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 a Veterinary Nurse.

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

Yours sincerely, 
Jamie Williams
0467513921
jamie.l.williams@outlook.com
Burwood, Melbourne


Alana Pilkington, Perth Southern Suburbs, WA (posted 21st April) Part Time Experienced Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Alana, I am 29 years old and I live in Spearwood. I have over 6 years of experience in veterinary nursing. I am looking for part time employment two and a half to three full days a week. I am registered as a trainee nurse with the veterinary surgeons board. I am currently undertaking certificate IV in veterinary nursing through polytechnic west and require a minimum of 20 hours a week to continue my studies. 

Most of my experience was gained in Tasmania at the Ulverstone Veterinary Clinic in which I was employed from February 2010 until July 2014. My duties included; in house laboratory (IDEXX), assisting in surgery/anaesthetics, reception RX works, cleaning, customer care, nutritional advice, animal restraint, administering of medication, IV catheters, blood collection, surgery preparation, radiology preparation/processing and general veterinary nursing duties. I have since gained experience in ‘Beefree’ and ‘ezyvet’ software.

My husband and I travelled the country from Tasmania to Perth via the East Coast and the Northern Territory. I was employed as a locum nurse at Parap Vet in Darwin from October 2014 until December 2014 and my duties included; reception RX works and general nursing duties. 

I have a 14 month old daughter that is currently enrolled in day care 3 days a week.  For the last 5 months i have been employed as a veterinary nurse in a full-time position. My family and study commitments were not compatible with full time work hence the reason i am now only seeking part time. 

I believe that I am a great team player, very easy to get along with, highly motivated, I work well under pressure and am always interested in learning new things. I am reliable, loyal and compassionate. 

I hope you will consider me for a position in your clinic and would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you for an interview.

Please contact me on my mobile 0448 978 199 or by email alana_butcher@hotmail.com


Adeline Megna, Melbourne (posted 20th April) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hello, my name is Adeline and I am currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through OpenColleges [North Coast TAFE NSW], and I’m looking for a clinic to accept me as a trainee.  

I have a passion to help animals, where my career begun with employment in the following areas:

Now I am looking for a nursing opportunity to begin within the next two months, either:

I perform all my work to my utmost capabilities and I would love to hear from a potential employer. Please send me an email on adeline_megna@hotmail.com or call 0414 650 508 and I will happily forward you my resume and cover letter.


Angela, Melbourne East, VIC (posted 19th April) Trainee Vet Nurse

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

I have extensive experience in working with animals. I have volunteered as a cattery attendant within Save-A-Dog Scheme in Glen Iris whereby my duties were including but not limited to;  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 been employed within the grooming industry for two and a half years and during that time I have gained a strong understanding of dealing with different dog breeds, providing excellent customer service and providing different grooming services. I have always wanted to work with animals but grooming is not where my true passion lies. After considering all of my options I know  that veterinary nursing was the career for me and I know I have the set of skills, traits, enthusiasm and personality to become a fantastic veterinary nurse. I am more than willing to work as a kennel hand/cattery attendant also. 

I am undertaking the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Reception Skill Set) in Box Hill which is one day a week and I would love the opportunity to work within a veterinary clinic whilst I am studying so I can demonstrate my newly learnt skills within a practical and hands on environment. 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 came along. If you would like a copy of my CV or you would like to know more please do not hesitate to contact me.

angelaroper30@outlook.com.au
0433 740 480 


Chloe Whiteley, Goldcoast and surrounds, QLD (posted 18th April) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

Based on the Goldcoast (Oxenford) I am looking for any opportunities in a clinic. I have a license and can travel if needed. 

I am a fully qualified veterinary nurse with over 2 years paid experience at Macarthur Vet Group, Arundel/Ormeau Veterinaty surgery and Vetcall, as well as 4.5 years work experience one day a week at Coast Animal Health and MVG. During that time I have developed my skills in many different areas of nursing.

I have experience using RxWorks, Viva & EzyVet to search for clients & patients, book & reschedule appointments, billing items and also processing payments via EFTPOS or cash. I also do the daily cash box and banking through the week. I was part of the ordering team at Macarthur Veterinary Surgery where I was placing full Vetshare & ProVet orders for our clinic twice a week. During my time at other clinics I have been unpacking and marking off orders, checking expiry dates and also stock rotation.

I am able to confidently restrain animals for treatment and can draw blood and give IV, SC & IM injections. I am able to prepare patients for anaesthesia including calculating and drawing up pre-meds & post op pain relief, placing IV catheters, monitoring animals throughout surgeries and recovery. I am confident in running pre-anaesthetic blood profiles, electrolytes and other areas of pathology including urinalysis.

I look forward to discussing my qualifications and experience further, I can be reached by personal email: chloewhiteley@hotmail.com or by phone: 0478 045 939


Claire Birch, Queensland (posted 18th April) UK Qualified Locum Vet Nurse

I am a RCVS Registered Veterinary nurse from the UK with 6 years experience in small animal nursing. 

I am looking for short term locum nursing positions throughout Queensland from the end of May while I travel up the East Coast.

I am very confident in my job role and am capable at a wide range of tasks:

I would be interested in any nursing locum work, available for June 2016 in Cairns.

My CV is available upon request: clairebirch@live.co.uk

0401 229 665


Michelle Sandome, Sydney & Surrounds, NSW (posted 18th April) Overseas Qualified Locum Vet Nurse

Hello, my name is Michelle Sandone and I am a Licensed Veterinary Technician from America.  I graduated from veterinary technician school in May 2013 and worked in America as a vet tech.  I have been working in the Sydney area as a veterinary technician since September 2015.  I am looking for a locum veterinary nurse position for June and July on my working holiday visa.  Please contact me at msandone207@gmail.com for a CV, cover letter and references.  Thank you for your time.


Rosie Paull, Tasmania (posted 18th April) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse/Animal Attendant/Kennel Hand

I am looking to base myself in Tasmania for the next few months and am interested in finding work in the veterinary industry. I am a qualified vet nurse, and have had experience working in both Australia and Canada over the last 5 years. I would be willing to work in any role needed (I enjoy animal attendant/kennel hand work) and am very flexible with my availability as I have no current employment or study commitments at present. Contact me via email: rosiepaull@hotmail.com


Piermario Bellottari, Sydney and Surrounds  NSW (posted 15th April) Overseas Qualified Veterinarian Seeking Vet Nurse Position

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 p.bellottari@libero.it. I am available to work for up to 20 hours per week.

I am able to send my resume upon request. 


Rachel Bryce, Brisbane Region (posted 14th April) Entry Level Vet 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.

I can be contacted on my mobile 0424 969486 or via email at misstiger_19@hotmail.com. I also have a resume available if you are interested.


Vicki, Perth, WA (posted 13th April) Entry Level Qualified Veterinary 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; vickitimmers@hotmatil.com and my number is 0439 504 406


Yvette, Sydney, NSW (posted 12th April) NZ Qualified Vet Nurse.

Hi all.  My name is Yvette Bodle and I am a NZ qualified Veterinary Nurse with approximately four and a half years nursing  experience in General Practice, Specialist practice (Opthalmology) and Emergency practice.  I have experience in all areas of nursing including catheter placement, drug administration and blood taking on top of the general stuff that is carried out in Veterinary Practice.  In addition, I have worked at TAFE NSW as a laboratory assistant aiding in the teaching of the Veterinary Nursing, Animal Care and Captive Animals courses.  I have also worked as a sales representative selling veterinary equipment and products.  Much of my work experience has been in customer service and I have also studied sport coaching, communication, time management and working with special needs and different ethnic groups.  I have a BSc degree with a major in Zoology and the last position I held I was sole Logistics and Customer Service Manager of a new online business selling veterinary products where I set up protocols, logistics and I trained and managed juniors single handedly.  I have also set up veterinary clinics from scratch.  I have a back ground in keeping animals that dates back to my childhood and I have done work experience in large animal practice also.

I am looking for full time/part time/ locum work as a Veterinary Nurse, Receptionist or junior Groomer.  I am able to start immediately, I am single with no dependents and I have my own transport.  I have recently returned from overseas so I am staying with friends temporarily and I will relocate for the right position.  I would also consider jobs in Melbourne, Townsville and Perth.

Please contact me at thekrrib@yahoo.com.au or 0434 679 340 for my CV or for a chat.  Thank you. 


Rachael, Brisbane & Surrounds, QLD (posted 11th April) Trainee Vet Nurse

I am currently volunteering at the RSPCA - Wacol in a Vet Nurse Support capacity which I am truly enjoying, however I need to find an organisation where I can complete the work placement element of  the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing  that I am studying (I am unable to complete this at the RSPCA - Wacol as they are already at maximum quota for work placements).

I would love to hear about any opportunities you have for a work placement within a veterinary clinic. As I am currently in full-time work, I am looking for shifts based after-hours Monday to Friday, or on the weekend.

I have extensive experience in the recruitment industry and pride myself on delivering a high level of customer service to my clients, candidates and stakeholders, alike. I am passionate about animal welfare, a quick learner and I feel that I have skills which are transferable to a veterinary clinic environment.

I am based in Brisbane but willing to travel. Please contact me on 0478 649 114 or goodo.1983@gmail.com


Joanne Barns, Melbourne (posted 11th April) Qualified VN

Qualified and experienced vet nurse in all aspects of nursing is seeking weekend work in Melbourne's  west to south west suburbs. 
May also be available one day during the week.
Experienced in Emergency and Critical care,  all surgical procedures, reception and customer service and house keeping duties.
CV and references available.
Email vampup@live.com   


Tori Walsh, Melbourne (posted 5th April) Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Hi my name is Tori Walsh,
I am currently studying Cert IV in veterinary nursing at Box Hill Institute and am in my first year.
I am looking for a job within a veterinary clinic either for long term employment or for placement which consists of a minimum of 15 hours per week of either paid of volunteer work. 

I am working in the animal industry already as a retail assistant at Petbarn and I have been there for about a year and a half now. I have experience in handling cats that we have up for adoption and cleaning, feeding and ensuring that they are staying healthy. I also have experience with different types of dog products, cat products, guinea pig and rabbit products, bird products and fish products. Our store also allows leashed pets in so I also have experience with a wide variety of dogs that come into our store, whether that be getting them fit for a harness/collar, jacket, or even just to give them pats and attention. 

I may not have worked within a vet clinic before but I am a fast learner, have good communication skills and I always work to the best to my ability. I have my own car so I am able to drive to work. 

I am contable on 0427 399421 or toriwalsh1@hotmail.com
I live in Blackburn, Victoria


Rachel Van Kesteren, Western Melbourne (posted 4th April) Trainee Veterinary 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.

 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.

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

Please email me on: rachelvankesteren@yahoo.com.au


Kim, Brisbane & Surrounds, QLD (posted 1st April) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Kim. I am currently seeking part-time 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 with animals. 

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

I have already completed my Certificate I in Animal Studies  and I have worked with Cornerstone software and IDEXX blood machines on a full-time basis.

I have my own transportation and I am willing to travel around Brisbane (even the Sunshine Coast) for the right job.
I can be contacted by email k.darcy21@hotmail.com or by mobile on 0421 159 751.
Cover letter, reference letters  and resume can be sent upon request.


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