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.

Amy Dowling, Gladstone Region, QLD, (posted 21st April) Qualified & Experienced Overseas Vet Nurse

I am an Irish girl in Australia on a working holiday visa. I am looking for work in the veterinary nursing area, either locum work, or a 6 month position. I would prefer full time, but would also be willing to work a part time position. I have a bachelor of science in veterinary nursing which i graduated from in 2008 in Ireland.

I am currently in Agnes water and looking for work in surrounding areas in QLD, Gladstone etc. 

I have over ten years experience in the area, mainly in small domestic animals and animal welfare. My last job was in a very busy small animal clinic in Dublin, where my role varied from daily reception work and cleaning, to regular nurse appointments and surgical assistance.

 In 2013, I was promoted to a head nurse position, were I trained in more of an administrative/ practice manager role, responsible for rotas, wages, and student nurse training, as well as my regular nursing duties.

 Last year, I decided to take a year out from my job to do some travelling. I have been overlanding through Europe, Asia, and finally Australia since July last year. I am a trustworthy, reliable, fun-loving person with a great work ethic. My previous boss will confirm that in the ten years I worked for him, I've never taken a sick day. I am excited about getting back into the swing of the veterinary world again.

 I have references and CV available upon request.

My contact details are as follows:

Tracy Kamens, Melbourne, Eastern, North and South Suburbs, (posted 20th April) Qualified and Experienced Contract Practice Manager

Is your “to do” list getting out of hand? I am here to help. With over 20 years experience in the Vet Industry , I have been part of large, small, equine, corporate, emergency and specialist practices both here and the US. I am looking to fill one more day a week working as a part time/contract practice manager in a progressive vet hospital. I am currently working with 2 other practices and have just finished up projects with a third. My love is to help clinics grow their business and to create structures that can continue on after I finish working with them. Areas of interest include: marketing calendars, customer service and telephone skills training, websites, leadership and mentoring, creating and implementing referral, seniors, wellness, other programs, just to name a few. As a former practice owner/practice manager/vet nurse/and industry rep I have seen and tried lots of ideas that I would love to share with you.

If you have something you have been wanting to start and/or finish but time always seems to get in the way – give me a ring and I will let you know if I can be of help.

You can reach me on either 0411 611 348 or

Lisa Joy, NSW (posted 18th April) Experienced UK Qualified Vet Nurse 

Qualified veterinary nurse  with a Level 3 diploma and Animal nursing assistant qualification.

I qualified in the UK 2 years ago, but I have been in the industry for 10 years. My duty as a nurse to the patients in my care is taken very serious, but I have a good sense of humour and understand when professionalism should be demonstrated. My previous role in the UK was head nurse (one year) but due to my move here in Sydney I left the job just a month ago and I'm now looking for work full or part time in NSW. 

I am enthusiastic and committed with an excellent work ethic, I am able to adapt myself to all situations and can work as an individual or within a team. I am highly reliable and professional, and use to working long hours and weekends.

I am available from now, so if you would like any other information please don't hesitate to contact me on 0420 811774 or email 

A cover letter and resume with references on request

Sally Morrison, Pakenham Upper, VIC (posted 18th April) Experienced Vet Nurse

Experienced Veterinary nurse with 20 years experience in small animal practices. I am confident in all aspects of my profession including front desk reception, monitoring anaesthesia, nursing hospitalised patients and clinic management. The clinic I  have been working in for the last 15 years has been sold and I have decided to find work closer to home.  I am looking for work in either a small or mixed animal practice. I have also had many years experience handling horses.

I am a reliable member of the team who enjoys the challanges of clinic life.

Please contact me on my mobile 0407 711 766 or email

CV and references available on request.

Miranda Tinworth, Gold Coast (posted 11th April) Qualified Vet Nurse, Casual, Full or Part Time

Qualified Veterinary Nurse looking for Full time/Part time or Casual work. 

I am a passionate animal lover and hard worker with 15 months experience. I have been known for going out of my way to make sure the animal and the clients needs are met and looked after with high standards of care.

I am great at managing my time and I am quick on my feet!

If you would like to know more about me please contact me on 0413 219 829 or

Resume, Cover letter & excellent references available.

Kasey Moase, Illawarra, NSW (posted 10th April) Experienced & Qualified Vet Nurse

Kasey Moase - Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with over ten years experience.

I have recently moved down to the Illawarra area and seeking a position as either casual, part-time or full-time.

I am a self-motivated and enthusiastic Veterinary Nurse with over 10 years experience.

I am committed to providing an exceptional level of patient care and customer service within a high standard, and do so with a professional and fun attitude.

I am experienced in using IDEXX Catalyst One/Lasercyte/Snapshot Dx in house pathology, istat and vetstat in house blood gas analysers, CR digital radiography, full iM3 dentistry equipment and digital dental X-rays. Pulse oximetry, doppler, apalert and surgivet monitoring equipment.

I can be contacted via the following
Mobile: 0430 648 248

John Bonnici, Melbourne (posted 7th April) Experienced Nurse

My name is John Bonnici.  I am a third year veterinary student from the University of Queensland. I have deferred from studies for the next 12-24 months and are interested in a Veterinary Nursing position. I believe I have the qualities you seek for this role.

My veterinary experience incorporates the teachings of an approximate 15 months in clinic, 7 months working in a Medical Research Institute, 2 months on farm placement and 2.5yrs of veterinary school completed. I have previously completed my Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Animal Science and Management Honours at the University of Melbourne. I know how to take history, preform basic clinical examinations, do routine in-house testing, restrain animals with minimal stress, preform basic medical procedures, assist with procedures such as radiology, consultations and surgeries including anaesthesia, and effectively communicate with clients and staff. I am currently employed as a Gym Receptionist and Waitstaff where I efficiently meet and exceed all tasks with an inviting, friendly, calm, enthusiastic and professional energy even at the busiest of times. I believe my practical skills and theoretical knowledge of veterinary medicine blended with my skills in customer service and years of experience in retail make me an invaluable asset for the team.

My residence is in Elwood Victoria allowing the commute anywhere in and just outside of Melbourne to clinics very easy for me.  I am fully available and ready to immediately commence employment in any vet nursing role be full-time, part-time, casual or locum.  Should you require a copy of my CV then I am happy to send through a copy upon request.

I wish to be part of your team to add to the friendly, respectful, empathetic and professional environment already created whilst working with excellent facilities designed to improve the quality of life for the loved ones of your clients. By doing so I hope to gain new knowledge and skills which will be invaluable to my veterinary journey.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely, Mr John Bonnici.
Mobile: 0433 44 5646

Andressa Curtis, Australia-Wide (posted 7th April) Overseas Qualified Vet - PT Work in Sydney or Sponsored FT Anywhere

Qualified overseas CAT VET seeking vet nurse job

With over 8 years experience in the veterinary field working particularly with cats I have a proven record of being able to work independently and with other team members. With a solid knowledge of feline medicine, I am able to transfer information effectivelly. 

As an experienced cat vet I am confident and comfortable completing a range of medical procedures. My current position as a vet nurse in a 24 h Referral Hospital endorses my competence to work in a fast-paced and busy environment. Furthermore, I am a hard-working and inspired individual, who is flexible and willing to take on a challenge.

I desire to direct my career towards my feline passion and would appreciate the opportunity to discuss how my developed skills can add value to the existing team.

Andressa Curtis
(61) 0449 064 657

Madeline Pigott, Melbourne, VIC (posted 4th April) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Madeline Pigott, and I am a currently studying an Associate Degree of Veterinary Nursing. I am expressing my interest for part-time, casual or volunteer work in Small Animal Clinics.

I have always had a strong passion for animals and this is where I believe my true potential and passion will excel.

I am reliable, ethical and committed. I am student who dedicates myself to study as I want to achieve the best results possible to have a successful life. My passion of animals and their welfare are very strong, and I can’t imagine myself doing anything else as a career. I currently volunteer at the RSPCA.

I firmly believe that I can be a valuable asset to your team, I welcome the opportunity to speak with you. Feel free to email me and I will happily send you a copy of my resume that more fully details my background, work experience, CV and references.

Kind regards,
Madeline Pigott
Mobile:  0433 401 917 

Tai-You Chen, anywhere (posted 3rd April) Qualified and Experienced Veterinary Nurse/Receptionist, Full Time

I graduated from Veterinary Medicine University from overseas, which is assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian Qualification Framework(AQF) Bachelor degree and is therefore at the required educational level of Australian Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing. Field of study Veterinary Medicine is highly relevant.  I have some experiences in working at veterinary hospitals. A large abundance of knowledge and skills make me familar with clinical practice on patients.  I am specialised in surgerical nursing and emergency nursing.  A wide of animals such as dogs, cats, exotic animals I am able to take after.  In addition to general hospital tasks in the example of collecting blood from jugular or cephaic veins, placing intravenous catheters, monitoring patients under surgeries, monitoring anesthesia, bandages and dressing patients wounds thorougly, house keeping, acting as a receptionist.  

Please feel free contact me on email via or mobile phone number: 0478 525 908.  I will reply your information as soon as possible.  

Natalie, Perth NOR, WA (posted 31st March) Experienced & Qualified Vet Nurse, Part Time

Seasoned Vet Nurse Available!]

Qualified Cert IV Vet Nurse working in small animal practices for the last 10 years, seeking part time work north of the river in Perth. Currently registered with the VSB WA.

Animal welfare is my passion and I strive to ensure every patient gets the best of care. This naturally extends to clients that deserve to know their pets are in safe hands.

I am experienced in surgical and general nursing and all the duties that these roles include such as, blood taking, running IDEXX bloods, catheterising, surgical patient prep, anesthetic monitoring, dental scale and polish, discharging patients, patient handling and much more! I also pride myself on wonderful customer service in the receptionist role.

I am trained on RX Works however will learn another software system quickly. I feel continuing education is very important to keep skills current and attend educational events as often as I can.

I have a special interest in feline health and behaviour which is what has led to my extensive involvement in cat rescue in Perth.

I would love to hear from you if you are looking for an experienced team worker to join your vet practice.

Chad Mauger, Adelaide Metro, SA (posted 31st March) Trainee Vet Nurse

I would like to express my interest in finding employment, preferably in the Adelaide metro area, as a junior or trainee veterinary nurse. 

Two years ago I made the decision to change my current career path in the information technology field to the veterinary field.  To that end, I have completed a Certificate III in Animal Studies (Veterinary Nursing) through the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing (ACVN) and my qualification is issued through Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges.  As a result of these studies, I am also partially qualified for Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and I plan to enrol in and complete Certificate IV once I have found employment within the veterinary industry.

Customer service roles have been a large part of my career to date and I bring with me over ten years experience in serving customers.  I have developed strong verbal and written communication skills with a customer-centred attitude.  I also bring a bachelors’ degree in medical and pharmaceutical biotechnology and laboratory skills that are transferable to the veterinary environment. Your organisation can benefit from my demonstrated ability to think on my feet and adapt to difficult situations along with my attention to detail and commitment to completing accurate documentation.

I won’t tell you how much I love animals because it should be a prerequisite for working in the veterinary industry but I will tell you that my family has kept pets since I was young and that I understand the importance of veterinary care.  I can be relied upon to deliver a high standard of work as I strive for excellence and cannot settle for “good enough”.  

Please feel free to contact me (P: 0419 490 019; E: if you have any questions or would like to see a copy of my resume and references. I look forward to hearing from you.

Claudia Guerrero, Brisbane, QLD (posted 29th March) Overseas Qualified Vet Seeking Part Time Vet Nurse Position

My name is Claudia Guerrero, I’m currently living in Brisbane (Spring Hill) and I’m looking for a part time job as a veterinary nurse in some suburb around the Brisbane city. I’m from Colombia and there I’m a small animal veterinarian, I’ve got experience mostly in internal medicine, emergency and ultrasound and I like cardiology and critical care.  In my last job common duties I performed included clinical examination, peripheral catheter placement, taking blood samples, TFAST and AFAST protocols and hospital patients' treatments.

I’m a responsible, patient, hard-working person committed to my work and always optimistic, I like to work and feel a part of the team, I love my profession and I always want to learn more!

At the present time I’m studying English in the mornings. My native tongue is Spanish and I’m in English intermediate level (B1). I could start immediately in the following schedule: Monday to Friday after 3 pm and weekends full time.

Elicia, Geelong Region, VIC (posted 29th March) Trainee Vet Nurse

I am a 1st year veterinary nurse student and I am looking for a minimum of 5 days voluntary placement within a veterinary clinic or possibly a trainee position in or around the Geelong area. I have had experience working in a busy animal shelter clinic where I learnt how to pack surgical kits, place IV catheters, place ET tubes, recover animals after surgery as well as experience within their isolation ward. I am available any day of the week but unable to do any shift work.

If your clinic is able to help me with 5 days of placement or has a trainee position available please contact me with any details and for a copy of my resume.

Elicia Gill

Annabelle Lee, Sydney North Shore (posted 28th March) Animal Attendant

My name is Annabelle Lee and I am looking for a job involving animals. I am available everyday, except on Sundays after midday. 

I have completed first year of a Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience at Sydney University - I am now taking a semester off and am looking for some work. I will recommence university in July to study a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology. 

I am very interested in working with wildlife and animals during my studies, and want to gain as much experience as I can. I have had previous experience volunteering at a local vet clinic for a couple of years, in which I was involved in cleaning duties and occasionally animal husbandry. I have also worked at an animal pharmacy as part of my university placements. I am capable working independently due to my attention to detail, as well as working effectively with others. I am hard working, determined, maintain a tidy environment and have a passion for working with animals.  I have a willingness to learn and would be eager to give any animal-related job a go to gain experience and new skills!

Please contact me at: and I can send you for my resume for further details.

Thank you, I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Levi Tarantino, Sunshine Coast Qld (posted 28th March) UK Vet Nurse Assistant

Hi my name is Levi Tarantino, I’m a 29-year-old female from Yorkshire United Kingdom. I completed level 2 animal care with grade distinction* and completed level 3 90 credit diploma in animal management with grade double distinction* The college I studied at was based at a working farm. The farm also held an exotic licence which allowed me to work with animals such as meerkats, sugar gliders, leopard geckos, Chilean tarantulas, bosc monitors, bearded dragons, and many more wonderful creatures. As the farm was a working farm that produced livestock, I gained experience with these animals too from cleaning requirements, dietary requirements, lambing, bottle feeding, vaccinations and transporting.
I was also lucky enough to be given the opportunity to volunteer at Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat that was funded by my college. This was an amazing trip. I leaned so much about Australian wildlife and fell in love with this beautiful country. When I arrived back home in the UK I was more determined than ever to complete my studies and return to Oz. Fast forward a year (and lots of hard work to save) and I’m back in Australia.
I am looking for work within a veterinary practice as I’m a qualified vet nurse assistant. I’m also happy to do any volunteer work as I want to gain as much experience as I can and build on my skills. I am living in Noosa QLD long term so ideally would be looking for work around the area but would relocate for the right job.

I am available ASAP and contactable on 0457 610455 or

Megan, Melbourne (posted 27th March) Trainee Vet Nurse With Experience

Full Time/Part Veterinary Nurse

I am currently looking for full time or part time work as a veterinary nurse in small animal practice.

I have completed my Certificate III in Animals Studies, am currently finishing my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, and have a background in human pathology.

Currently I work part time as a veterinary nurse at a small animal clinic, and have worked in an exotics practice also, so have a broad range of experience. I work in a small team, and understand the importance of positive workplace dynamics and high quality client communication.

I learn quickly, have a solid understanding of veterinary nursing and have applied myself to study diligently. I ask questions, want to learn and absorb all I can so I can be a great nurse and give my all to the patients I care for. There is no job big or small I won’t do, vet nursing is not all glamourous, but it sure is rewarding!

I can be contacted at:
0422 717 558

I have a current CV and references which I am happy to send through on request.

Georgia Brittain, North Melbourne (posted 27th March) Trainee Vet Nurse

I am looking for a full time vet nursing job. I am currently doing my Cert 4 veterinary nursing at Box Hill Tafe where I am really enjoying my self, while doing my cert 4 I have been volunteering at Watsonia vet clinic for about 2 years and Greencross Warringle in Heidelberg for almost 3 years.

From working at both of these clinics I have gained a lot of experience in reception skills, surgery and the general care and welfare of animals, I am hugely passionate about animals and now know this is the path that I would like to take.

I have graduated high school last year with high standards.    
My contact details are listed below 
mobile - 0468 318244
email - 

Hoping to discuss an opportunity with you in the near future.    

Kim Darcy, Sunshine Coast QLD (posted 27th March) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Kim. I am currently seeking part-time, casual employment in a vet clinic that is offering a trainee vet nurse position, so that I can complete my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. 

I lived in Canada for two and a half years (2013-2015) where I worked at a Cat Clinic as a full-time veterinary assistant and receptionist. I enjoyed every moment of my time at the clinic, where I discovered how passionate I am working animals. 
I have worked with Cornerstone software and IDEXX blood machines on a full-time basis.
I gained various skills and knowledge, including but not limited to:

Reception duties, cleaning kennels, prepping and assisting in medical procedures and surgeries, making and autoclaving surgical packs, diabetic counselling, medicating animals (IM, SQ and oral)
Dispensing medication, take blood pressure readings, ordering of medical supplies and inventory control, take and process x-rays, animal restraint, process laboratory samples.

I have already completed my Certificate I in Animal Studies and am currently enrolled in my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with some RPLS due to my experience at the Cat Clinic.

I have my own transportation and I am willing to travel in and around the Sunshine Coast area. I can be contacted by email or by mobile on 0421 159751.

Cover letter, reference letters and resume can be sent upon request.

Cameron Miller, Perth (posted 24th March) Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Available for full time work

Hi there folks! My name is Cameron Miller and I am a fully qualified Cert IV vet nurse looking for full time work in Perth. I have over a years experience in the veterinary industry, working reception and surgery roles at a number of clinics in paid, work placement and voluntary positions. 

I am hoping to find a challenging clinic to hone my skills in, as I enjoy a busy working environment and thrive under pressure. I'm a great communicator, dedicated worker and am certainly not afraid of getting my hands dirty in the spirit of the job, but am also friendly and enjoy having a laugh. I take pride in my work, and I'm always striving to improve the quality of it and I am capable of working independently or in a team environment. 

I am looking to start immediately, so if you are interested in me being a asset of your practice, do not hesitate to contact me at 

Additional resume and reference information available upon request. 

I look forward to hearing from you

Cameron Miller 

Maha Ib, Melbourne, VIC (posted 15th March) Trainee Vet Nurse with Experience 

With considerable experience and knowledge in the Veterinary Industry as well as solid experience as a admin supervisor and high knowledge in customer service and reception. 

I have worked and trained previously in two Vet Clinics in Melbourne delivering great service to owners and their pets, I hold a Certificate II in Animal Studies and a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing which is due to complete in 3 months, It is my plan to take my studies further this year with a huge commitment in the Veterinary Industry, my nursing experience has given me great insight and theoretical knowledge and further compliments my hands on experience in the industry. I am very determined in my profession and would like to join a team who can see my potential and allow me to grow and learn whilst making great use of my existing skill set.

I hope to join a team this year and attain a great member of a clinic long-term

*Available PT / FT (Very flexible) as a Veterinary Nurse or Receptionist in the Melbourne Region 

Contact: 0478 824 449

Resume can be sent on request.
Thank you for viewing and hope to hear back!

Dale Jordan, Melbourne, VIC (posted 14th March) Trainee Vet Nurse

Qualifications: Certificate II in Small Business and Certificate III in Companion Animal Services

Experience: I am an accomplished animal handler, with over five years paid experience in the care and handling of several species of fauna. I am an eager and dedicated worker, and work well both independently and as part of a team. I have also had extensive experience in dealing with customers, and leading tours of up to 150 people. I am adept in the handling and care of many different species of animals. At Dundee’s Wildlife Park I also worked as curator of a reptile exhibit. At my recent placement at Yarraville Vet Clinic I undertook many responsibilities including:

Work History:
Yarraville Vet Clinic Melbourne (Placement) 2016
Adelaide Zoo (Work Experience) 2010
Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary Adelaide 2008-2009
Dundee’s Wildlife Park Adelaide 2000-2004

What I am Looking for: I am looking for work in a Veterinary Clinic with a minimum of 15 hours per week (but I am more than happy to work as many hours as possible/required) in order to gain experience in the field and complete my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

Contact Details:
Thank you for reading my advertisement. I am happy to send my resume on request.

Mia Sutherland, Melbourne, VIC (posted 13th March) Trainee Nurse

My name is Mia and I recently completed an intensive Veterinary Nursing course called Foundations of Veterinary Nursing, which is taught in clinic by experienced senior nurses and veterinary surgeons. I am seeking a part or full time position as a veterinary nurse.

I have extensive experience working with a wide range of animals, including cats, dogs, birds and guinea pigs. My previous job on a community farm gave me the opportunity to combine my excellent customer service skills with my interest in animal medicine, which I am hoping to continue by working as a veterinary nurse.

I am dedicated, hard working and a fast learner. I work well in a team and can also work autonomously, and enjoy providing the best possible care to pets and owners. I am happy to work late shifts, weekends and public holidays.

Please contact me on for my CV and additional information.

Mich O’ConnorMelbourne Eastern Suburbs, VIC (posted 9th January) Qualified Locum Vet Nurse

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

Leandra Barrow, Melbourne, VIC (posted 10th March) Overseas Qualified Vet Nurse

Overseas Qualified Vet Nurse available for locum position in Melbourne City:

I am a Registered Veterinary Nurse from Canada with over 6 years of experience in small animal clinics. I am very experienced in small animal nursing and wish to continue working in a small animal clinic while hopefully gain some experience working with exotics. Over the past few months I have spent time volunteering and gaining valuable knowledge at FNQ Wildlife Rescue Center as I have a strong interest in working with wildlife and exotics. I am very personable, reliable, and compassionate and always strive to provide the best level of care to both pets and clients.


I am currently on a work and holiday visa(417) and will be staying in the Brunswick Melbourne area until August. I am available for full time, part time and casual locum work accessible by public transit. CV and references available upon request.
Thank you for your consideration.

Alexis Demertzidis, Melbourne, VIC (posted 9th March) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi potential employers,

My name is Alexis Demertzidis and I am living in Melbourne Victoria seeking a chance for a trainee position as a Veterinary nurse. I am hard working, reliable and organised and have the ability to communicate with people at all levels. I enjoy working in a team environment, am an enthusiastic learner and have the ability to follow instructions. I am now looking for a position with the opportunity to develop my nursing skills and to provide a high level of customer service.

I have recently completed an in-clinic intensive training course at Veterinary Nurse Training Institute at Northcote Animal Hospital, focusing on the foundations in Veterinary Nursing. General clinical skills and surgical skills are taught within this course. I am soon to commence my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

I have engaged in many opportunities to gain extra knowledge and experience in the field of animal health including volunteering at RSPCA Burwood for a duration of 2.5 years, commenced 40 hours of placement whilst at University at Monash Veterinary Clinic in Clayton. Whilst undergoing these placements I built excellent working relationships with the staff and assisted the Veterinarians with appropriate dosages of medication, assisted the Veterinary nurses with sedating the animals, cleaning animal pens and runs, observed procedures such as surgeries, desexing and live births, participated in daily dog walking, and assisted with grooming, dental and X-ray procedures

I look forward to hearing from you if a position becomes available, and I am more than happy to send my CV through to you and any other information about myself.

Phone: 0405 511 256 Email:

Animal handling and workplace skills include; Certificate of Completion in Foundations of Veterinary Nursing, Experience opportunities at Northcote Animal Hospital, Monash Veterinary Clinic Clayton, Oakleigh Central Veterinary Clinic Oakleigh, 2.5 years volunteering within the shelters and veterinary clinic at RSPCA Burwood East

Kayla Crossling, Southern Highlands/South Western Sydney (posted 9th March) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Kayla, I have received my Certificate 2 in Animal Studies, and i will complete my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in June/July of this year. I currently do work placement at a vet clinic once a week, and as i am getting closer to becoming qualified, I am looking for casual or part-time paid work in a clinic. I am very passionate about the welfare of animals, positive, optimistic and eager to begin working in this field for life.

I am looking around the Southern Highlands/South Western Sydney area. I have two+ years experience in customer service, volunteer at Sydney dogs and cats home fortnightly, and I am available to work as soon as possible.
My mobile is 0402 203871 and email is
Thankyou for considering me.

Taylor Lamattina, Melbourne (posted 7th March) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hello, potenial employers!

My name is Taylor Lamattina, I am twenty-two years of age living in Melbourne Victoria seeking a chance for a trainee position as a Veterinary nurse. I am a highly mature person with an attitude to strive for what I want and to always give a hundred percent in everything I do. For me, getting into the Vet nursing industry would not be just a job for me, it would mean so much more, as I have a love for animals and a massive interest in clinic work and constantly learning every day while I am working. I am hard working and I am always up for a challenge, I have a drivers licence so travelling is not a problem for me. I look forward to hearing from you if a position becomes available. If you would like a little more information about me, Feel free to email me and I will send my CV through. 

Phone: 0468 915447      Email:

Animal handling and workplace skills include Certificate III In Animal Technology, Work placement at the RSPCA Burwood east, and I am a current volunteer working with shelter animals at the RSPCA for over a year. 

Emma-Louise Daly, Adelaide, SA (posted 6th March) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Emma-Louise Daly, I am looking for a position as Trainee Veterinary Nurse in Adelaide, SA.

I have completed my Certificate II Animal Studies with CDU, while undergoing placement at Parap Veterinary Hospital. I am currently employed in the aquculture industry and also take part in sea turtle rehabilitation and release in the Northern Territory.

I am relocating to Adelaide in April where I intend on furthering my education within a clinic and undertaking the Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing via distance with Veterinary Nursing Solutions' Australian College of Veterinary Nursing. These are steps towards my long-term career goal of becoming a registered veterinarian though the University of Adelaide, however I would value the opportunity to gain internal experience as a Veterinary Nurse prior to and whilst undertaking the Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience).

Alongside training for my Certifiacte II Animal Studies I assist veterinarians and nurses with attending to in-house and post-surgical recovery patients; monitoring and recording heart rate, temperature and respiratory rate. Clean kennels, cattery, equipment and consultation rooms. As well as scrub, prepare and autoclave surgical kits.

In addition to recent experience in animal care, I have held a number of diverse positions while travelling interstate and overseas in earlier years, and as such have developed a fast approach to learning and adaptability to new environments. I have a foundation of skills encompassing basic reception duties, coordinating bookings and communications, customer service, cash handling and point of sale software.

I would welcome the opportunity to learn and grow within your establishment and as a part of your team.

I hope that you consider my application and I look forward to hearing from you soon.
For further information or to view my Cirriculum Vitae, please contact me on or 0408 310 486.

Ashley Grigsby, Perth (posted 6th March) Cert IV Qualified VN

My name is Ashley Grigsby, I am a certificate IV qualified and registered Veterinary nurse with over 5 years experience in small animal clinics.
I completed my certificate through a two year traineeship at small animal clinic south of Perth. 
I moved down to Margaret River over 2 years ago where I have been continuing Veterinary nursing at a local small animal clinic.
I will moving up to Perth the moment the right job opportunity becomes available.

I have experience in all aspects of Reception, Hospital and Surgical nursing. 

I am looking for a full-time position in Perth WA, around the South Perth, Como area, however am more than happy to travel for the right position. 
References available
If you would like a copy of my cover letter and resume, Please don’t hesitate to contact me.
M: 0408 990 571

Rachael Northcote, Perth (posted 6th March)

Hello, Vet practices in need!

My name is Rachael Northcote and I am currently studying full time at Murdoch university and am looking to get some experience to help me transfer into the Veterinary Science major.

For the past two years, I have worked as a qualified vet nurse, fortunate enough to acquire some experience in a 24/7 emergency hospital in NSW, and one of Sydney's well known Exotic Specialist vets where I gained experience in nursing a busy exotic practice out of North Shore Veterinary Hospital. 

My current studies accommodate for weekend work, though depending on the times I can also work during the week. 

Please feel free to contact me on 0420 805212 or

Sarah Adamson, Melbourne (posted 2nd March) Trainee Vet Nurse

Attention Veterinary Clinics
My name is Sarah Adamson and I am seeking a trainee vet nurse position 15 – 20hrs per week to enable me to study the rest of the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at Box Hill TAFE.

Why you should hire me
I have already completed the Certificate IV in Veterinary skillset course at Box Hill (Lilydale) TAFE which covers the following components of the qualification.

I have been working for Claws n’ paws pet supplies for the past 3 years and have developed excellent customer service skills, great product knowledge, register skills (eftpos), booking grooming appointments, dealing with customer returns, merchandising, stock invoicing and stock rotation.
I spent a year volunteering at the Coldstream Animal Aid Veterinary clinic and thoroughly enjoyed and learnt firsthand about a lot about the day to day workings of a vet clinic.
My true passion has always been to become a qualified veterinary nurse throughout my career and I would love to be given the opportunity to learn everything about your clinic and work alongside your team to provide exceptional care and customer service to all clients.

I can be contacted via email or via phone 0409 235 113. To discuss in further detail my skills and experience for a position in your clinic.

Leandra Barrow, Melbourne (posted 2nd March) Canadian Qualified Locum VN

Overseas Qualified Vet Nurse available for locum position in Melbourne:

I am a Registered Veterinary Nurse from Canada with over 6 years of experience in small animal clinics. I am very experienced in small animal nursing and wish to continue working in a small animal clinic while hopefully gain some experience working with exotics. Over the past few months I have spent time volunteering and gaining valuable knowledge at FNQ Wildlife Rescue Center as I have a strong interest in working with wildlife and exotics. I am very personable, reliable, and compassionate and always strive to provide the best level of care to both pets and clients.

- Very strong technical, surgical, nursing and communication skills.
· Experienced in anesthetic monitoring, dental prophylaxis, radiology, digital dental radiology, emergency medicine, in house lab testing, medical record keeping and billing, reception duties.
·  Proficient in the use of Avimark, Rxworks, and IDEXX software

I am currently on a working holiday visa and will be staying in the east Melbourne area until August. I am available for full time, part time and casual locum work. CV and references available upon request.

Thank you for your consideration,

Leandra Barrow

Gema Williams, Melbourne, VIC (posted 1st March) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

My name is Gema Williams and I am a Australian Certified Certificate IV veterinary nurse. I am expressing my availability for full-time work in the Melbourne area.

For the past 8 months I have been locuming for a change of pace. I have worked as a specialist ophthalmic veterinary nurse at one of Australia’s leading eye specialist centres – Animal Eye Care.

Prior to that, I worked for 2 years for the Centre for Animal Referral and Emergency (CARE) in Collingwood, working as an emergency and critical care veterinary nurse. During this time I also was also a part of the Anaesthesia team at the University of Melbourne – Werribee campus.

My most recent long term permanent position was working at Fitzroy Veterinary Clinic where I worked permanently for 8 years.

I have a high level of computer knowledge, including word processing, power point presentations, email and the internet. As well as knowledge with systems such as Ciderhouse, Animal Intelligence, RX Works and many others.

Emergency and critical care nursing has allowed me to experience a wide variety of challenging situations including with clients who are under a high level of stress.

I believe in the best care for animals; trust, honesty and respect; consistent excellence in service and personal accountability for actions. I believe that these form the core values required in any workplace environment.

I am willing to travel around MELBOURNE area and available now. If you would like a copy of my resume please contact me via email or 0439 953 318

Reem Dmeiri, Melbourne, Vic (posted 1st March) Entry Level Vet Nurse

My name is Reem Dmeiri and I have recently completed a four week in-clinic intensive training course which has provided me with both the general and surgical skills required to be a valuable member of a nursing team. I have also completed the Certificate II in Animal Studies from the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing.

I have a good educational background and willing to pursue further qualifications to strengthen my knowledge in the veterinary nursing field. I am a hard worker and an excellent team player.

I currently live in Heidelberg, Melbourne and am available to start work right away.

I am happy to send my resume and references on request.

You can contact me on or on 04 5085 0114.

Shalini, Perth, WA (posted 27th February) Vet Student with Vet Nursing Experience Available Weekends

My name is Shalini and I am a fourth year Vet student at Murdoch University. I have veterinary nursing license and have done some nursing in the past as well.  I am looking for nursing job on the weekends. I am an Australian citizen and have my own car and WA license so can travel around. Please contact me on 0421 071 284 if you have any queries.

Kamani Dissanayake, Melbourne, VIC (posted 27th February) Overseas Qualified Veterinarian Studying Vet Nursing

I am a self-motivated, ambitious and responsible approach to any task that I undertake or situation that I am presented . I aim to pursue my passion for a veterinary care & hospital management in a team where I can collaboratively with others towards an objective of professional excellence for my company.

Currently, I am a student of ACM 40412 CERTIFICATE 4 in Veterinary Nursing, Open College of Australia., to get qualified as a Veterinary Nurse, while studying I would like to work as a vet nurse.

I have over ten years of extensive experience of Veterinary field as a senior Veterinary surgeon(2005-2015), in a reputed veterinary hospital in Colombo, Sri Lanka. In addition to this, from 2002-2005, I worked as a Veterinarian’s Assistant. I worked as a responsible team player with my staff and also as a senior vet surgeon.,

I have done successfully,

I would welcome the opportunity to speak with you to discuss how my background could make a major impact on your hospital success.

mob: 0424 712 434

Corinne Wood, Melbourne, VIC (posted 27th February) Experienced Locum Vet Nurse - Oct 2017 (Sept Perth or Melb)

Locum Veterinary Nurse Available Perth or Melbourne Sept 2017 onwards

Qualified in certificate 4 of Veterinary Nursing. 14 years experience. Available to work in either Melbourne or Perth in September 2017.

Available for locum nursing in Melbourne after October 2017

References available.

Corinne Wood

Sophie, Sunshine Coast, QLD (posted 24th February) Experienced Vet Nurse

My name is Sophie, and I am currently studying Cert IV Veterinary Nursing. I have 2 years paid VN experience as an Orthopaedic Surgery Specialist Overnight Nurse; experiencing and assisting in surgeries, post-operative care, post-injury rehabilitation, taking vitals through the night, as well as filing and general practice upkeep. 

I have a university background in Animal and Veterinary Bioscience, I am confident in animal handling, husbandry, and have a great knowledge of animal health, disease, nutrition and  reproduction, as well as behaviour, welfare and biotechnology.

I have animal and veterinary experience in both a rural and urban environment through work and placements; specifically cattle, alpacas, sheep, dogs and cats, as well as pocket pets.

I am a fast learner, a good, honest communicator, a team player, and have the ability to remain calm under pressure. I am outgoing, have a good sense of humour, I am compassionate, dedicated, and most importantly, I have a passion to care for all creatures.

I am looking for a casual, part time or full-time position on the Sunshine Coast, I can start immediately, and have the flexibility to work any time. I have a full Queensland licence, and a great reliable car. 

I have great references, and am more than happy to send through my CV and cover letter upon request. Please don’t hesitate to contact me on 0458 051 234, so we can discuss further.

Amy Shackles, Australia-Wide (posted 24th February) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

 I am a registered and qualified veterinary nurse looking for ideally a 457 sponsorship visa to enable me to live and work in Australia. I qualified in Western Australia (Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing) in 2012 and have been working in small animal practice in the UK since 2013.

I am competent in all aspects of nursing and ideally would like a position in a busy small animal practice or hospital. I would also be willing to do on call.

Please email for my CV.

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