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.

Aaron, South-West Sydney, NSW (posted 31st January) Casual Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Aaron and i am a fully qualified Vet Nurse.

Relevant qualifications/experience:

I highly value a positive work environment and stability. I am seeking a Casual job (1-2 shifts) as i work another job. Located in South West Sydney area (Campbelltown).

If you wish to discuss my availability or have any questions, please feel free to email me at

Kellie, Melbourne Region, VIC (posted 25th January) Qualified & Experienced Casual/Locum Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Kellie and I am a fully qualified Veterinary nurse with 7 years experience in clinic.  

I have worked in a busy general practice setting as well as in emergency and enjoy all aspects of nursing . 

My skill set includes surgical nursing , triage, anaesthetic monitoring , IV catheter placement , blood sample collection , dental radiography, in-house urinalysis in-house pathology , nurse consultation & reception duties.

I highly value a positive work place culture above all else and enjoy working within a team environment. 

I am available on a casual / locum basis in the Melbourne area. 

Should you wish to discuss any shift availability please feel free to reach me via email at

Jane Pham-Nguyen, Canterbury-Bankstown & surrounds NSW (posted 24th January) Trainee Vet Nurse/Work Placement

Hello! My name is Jane Pham-Nguyen and I am currently looking for student work placement in order to do the ACM40418 CERTIFICATE IV IN VETERINARY NURSING.


I am located around Canterbury-Bankstown but I will not mind the travel if further into the CBD or Western Sydney. I will be coming in once a week (5-8hour shift). I just require a place as soon as possible to apply for the course. 

Contact details:

Thank you very much!

Kathleen Verplak, Pakenham Upper & surrounds VIC (posted 24th January) Qualified Vet Nurse

I am a graduate of Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing from Australian College of Applied Animal Studies, Narre Warren, looking for a veterinary nursing work. I have some experience in many different veterinary clinic environments. I am competent in nursing skills including intravenous catheter placement, blood withdrawing, performing in-house blood and urine tests, setting up radiography equipment, dispensing medications, monitoring anaesthetic, and manually measuring vital signs including blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, respiratory rate, anaesthetic depth (reflexes, jaw tone, eye position).

I am willing to work in all areas of clinic, however surgical nursing is my favourite. I enjoy anaesthetic monitoring, wrapping kits, and preparing patients for surgery. I have an additional interest in pathology and enjoy analysing samples, depending on what your clinic requires/allows its nurses to do. I have experience using IDEXX and Zoetis in-house blood machines and limited experience with urine analysis. I am comfortable with the computer system Cornerstone and have had limited experience in using EzyVet and RxWorks. I will need further training in any computer system other than Cornerstone. I am familiar with ordering online from companies including IDEXX and Bamganie.

I pride myself on upholding professionalism, which I illustrate through integrity, accountability, efficient verbal and written communication, and working as a team player. I work within workplace policy and procedures and use initiative to complete tasks that I identify as needing to be done.

I am available immediately and willing to travel 50km. Please contact me at  to discuss my availability further.

Noritha Fernando, Melbourne VIC (posted 24th January) Overseas Qualified & Experienced Vet seeking Vet Nurse position

Hi, my name is Noritha Fernando and I am a qualified veterinarian from Sri Lanka, looking for a veterinary nurse position. I can do triage, history taking, physical examination, iv catheter placement, urinary catheterization, collecting blood, surgical and anaesthetic support, pre and post-operative care, cytology(skin, blood, and urine) medication, animal handling, etc.

I am positive, responsible, professional, passionate, and a great team player with a can-do attitude. My experience of over 17 years in the veterinary field has helped me gain knowledge and skills in every aspect.  I’m a hard worker and cope well under pressure. My willingness to learn and grow attitude has shaped me to break all barriers to come up heist in my carrier.

Though I live in Melbourne, I would consider any opportunity which will come my way. Please feel free to contact me as follows, and I can provide my cv upon request. Thank you.

Scott Dickeson, North Sydney NSW (posted 16th January) Junior Vet Nurse

Hello there, my name is Scott Dickeson, and I am looking to become the best vet nurse I can be. I completed my Cert IV in 2019, and I've been trying to get more experience since then. I'm ideally looking for part-time or full-time permanent work as a vet nurse, but am more than happy to start off with any position in a vet clinic in order to build up my skills and confidence.

During my studies, I learned all the basics of vet nursing both in the classroom and in my placement clinic, as well as during my times under paid employment, including:

I have access to my own transport, so I can travel where I need to (within reasonable limits) for work, and have prior experience in customer service and cash handling. I'm a quick learner when I'm involved, and I'm always eager to better myself in any way I can so that I can function the best I'm able to.

In terms of availability, I am free to work any day of the week, any time of the day, including weekend work if that's required of me. If I'm asked to work past my rostered hours, I'd be more than willing to stay back longer if the situation is hectic, or if I feel I can benefit from extra time spent learning and helping.

If you feel you would want me as part of your team, you would be gaining a team member who empathises with people and animals all the time, and can understand many perspectives to better handle problems. In addition, you'd be taking on someone who loves telling terrible jokes to anyone who wants to hear them, and who isn't afraid to communicate with others if I have any issues.

If you want to contact me further for more information, or to have me send my CV to you, please don't hesitate to contact me at the below email or phone number; I'd be happy to chat further and discuss any positions you may have for me.

Thank you so much for your consideration, and I hope to hear from you, and possibly work with you, later.

Kind regards,
Scott Dickeson

Mobile: 0412 802 115

Ella McGuane, Brisbane Area (posted 16th January) Registered UK Vet Nurse - For Locum Work July/August 2023

My name is Ella and I am a competent RCVS RVN trained in UK with over 3 years experience. Looking for a practice in the Brisbane area for Locum/ short term role. To start July/ August 2023

Brad Rook, Hawthorn, VIC (posted 16th January) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hey, I’m currently on the hunt for a clinic to take me on for a traineeship to complete my Cert IV. I‘ve completed my cert II and III in animal sciences with TAFE NSW and was awarded TVET student of the year in 2017.

Work placement experience in a small animal practice over the course of my studies with exposure to surgical nursing and general clinic duties. Would love to jump back into my studies after having taken a break over the past few years.

Ideally hoping for 1-2 days in clinic per week but I’m flexible with contact hours.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me at

Kimberley Barker, Sunshine Coast/Brisbane & Surrounds, QLD (posted 16th January) Trainee Vet Nurse 

Online Vet Nursing Student 

Hi! I am looking for a clinic to do my placement, as well as looking for employment in the industry - happy to do kennel attendant, retail, reception or customer service. I am a mature 28 year old female, experienced in animal handling and care, with my professional experience being in hospitality and retail, so very good with customer service and would suit a reflection role to start.

Looking for a clinic to offer placement and possible employment, willing to do any job to get a foot in the door.

Located at Caboolture, willing to travel Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Dayboro ect.

Mobile 0431 076 564

Javad Inanlou, Wollongong NSW (posted 10th January) Overseas Qualified Vet seeking Vet Nurse position

My name is Javad Inanlou and I’m an overseas-qualified veterinarian, based in Wollongong, but I'm also flexible and willing to travel. I'm looking for a vet nurse position to gain more clinical encounters while I study to sit the AVE in 2024

Due to my experience working in a fast-paced clinic, I am able to cope well under pressure and in chaotic situations such as those that occur in most emergency situations. 

With a hardworking attitude, I gained more skills throughout my career. I participated in many surgeries, as an assistant to main surgeons on orthopedic and many soft tissue surgeries which included setup and running the surgery and monitoring anesthetics; I have also performed soft tissue surgeries as a veterinarian.

I am confident in restraint and handling of anxious animals as well as administration of medication, catheters placement and sample collection.

I’ll be happy to send my CV upon request that I mentioned my soft and technical skills in detail.

Kind Regards
Javad Inanlou 

Mobile: 0459494607

Robyn Dolan, Inner West Sydney NSW (posted 9th January) Casual Weekend Vet Nurse

My name is Robyn and I'm a 31 year old that's employed full time, however am looking for casual weekend work.

I have over 8 years’ experience in the vet nursing industry, and come highly recommended by previous colleagues and employers due to my highly empathetic nature, strong work ethic and advanced vet nursing skills.

My skills include, but is not limited to calculating medications, administering medication, assisting with the set up and running of surgery, assisting the Veterinarian with minor and major surgeries, monitoring anaesthetics, collecting blood samples, running in-house pathology using the IDEXX machine, assisting with radiography, animal handling and restraint, hospital admission and discharge, prophylactic dentistry, placing catheters, bandaging and dealing with emergencies in a calm and collected manner. I am experienced in scheduling appointments, taking calls and making outbound calls, replying to emails, comforting clients when dealing with difficult issues, complaint resolution and sales.

Along with this, I have exceptional customer service skills when dealing with clients by working on reception and admitting and discharging patients.

I am available Saturdays and Sundays and welcome short-term notice for any sick leave. I am located in the Inner West and drive.

You can contact me either by email - or mobile - 0400 999 873.

Grace Brown, Toowoomba, Ipswich, Gold Coast & Brisbane regions (posted 6th January) Experienced Vet Nurse

Bachelor's Veterinary Technology
Plainland, Lockyer Valley based.

I am currently looking for a part time / full time employment. I have worked at OurVet Ipswich and Best Friend Pets retail group, for 4 years full time, whilst studying my Bachelor of Veterinary Technology degree at University of Queensland, Gatton campus.

In my experience, I have worked full time in reception, recruiting new clients and developing trust with current clients, ordering and organising stock orders, selling kittens which get de-sexed, vaccinated, wormed and bathed, routine canine and feline vaccinations, discussion and treatment of a variety of diseases, cancers and disorders. Routine blood tests, textbook theory on surgeries and toxicology and tick paralysis. Euthanasia and emergency has also been an intricate part of my career, managing clients and understanding medicine in a critical situation. Experience extends to using payment systems like Vetpay, afterpay, zippay and eftpos. Payment plans and cancellation or updating of credit card details over the phone has been a part of the job.

Contacting RSPCA for surrendered wildlife as well as strays. In the retail department we do daily health checks and feedings of reptiles like lizards and up to 30 baby snakes at a time, exotic birds ranging from common to rare species, with up to 30 exotic birds species at a time, up to 50 turtles that reside in a large wildlife tank, parrots and groups of baby guinea pigs. '

I'd love to discuss further my career objectives. And look forward to hearing from you.

My contact details:

Phone: 0468 632 588

Claire Walker, Lilydale & surrounds VIC (posted 6th January) Experienced & Qualified Vet Nurse

I am a UK trained Veterinary nurse with over 23 years of experience, mainly in orthopaedic & neurology.

I am based in the Yarra Valley & currently available on Fridays only.

I am a methodical worker, cope in chaotic environments & have a hard-working attitude.

I would prefer to work within 30 mins of Lilydale. I will be available to start in February.

I am confident with being front of house, surgical nursing, scrubbing in to assist, placing catheters, obtaining blood samples, intubating, obtaining radiographs, bandage applications, recovery & cleaning the clinic head to toe.

If you're looking for a cheery, Scottish nurse to cover your hard-working nurses RDO, then please don't hesitate to contact me.

Thank you for reading.

Claire Walker RVN

Gillian, Inner Melbourne & Western Suburbs VIC (posted 6th January) Experienced Locum Vet Nurse

I am a qualified and registered veterinary nurse with over 20 years’ experience, both in Australia and England, working in the small animal industry. I’m an enthusiastic and hardworking veterinary nurse who is dedicated to the job and always looking to gain more nursing experience and continue my nursing education.

I have extensive experience working in General, Referral and Emergency, having worked in general practice for 14 years before I became a full-time emergency nurse. In 2017 I begun working casual general practice and referral surgical nursing shifts while continuing with emergency, I have also worked as an occasional referral medicine nurse and am very adaptable to working in new environments.

I have worked in all areas of nursing in general practice, including reception and surgical nursing, and have experience with stock control and placing orders. In the past I have also been in charge of monthly client accounts and reminders, providing training for junior nursing staff / veterinary students and keeping a clinic running on a day-to-day basis. I am also experienced in placing iv’s, taking and running inhouse bloods and other inhouse diagnostics and taking radiographs. I also have a current radiation licence.

Please contact me via email, or on 0400 300 391 for more information, I look forward to hearing from you.

Holly Callaghan, Melbourne VIC (posted 4th January) Qualified Veterinary Nurse Ireland

My name is Holly Callaghan. I am 27 years of age and recently moved from Ireland to Melbourne. I am a qualified Veterinary Nurse with 5 years experience in Ireland. I was a Head Nurse for many years in a busy practice called Village Vets in Dublin.

I am used to a fast pace working environment and cope well under pressure. I thoroughly enjoy working with animals and take great pride in my work.

Please contact me for a copy of my CV for consideration for veterinary nursing positions that arise in the Melbourne area.

I am available to start as soon as possible.


I look forward to hearing from you.

Macy Baez, Albion Park & surrounds NSW (posted 15th December) Trainee Vet Nurse

I would like to introduce myself; my name is Macy Baez. I have 5 months left of completing my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing course by the end of June 2023. I am currently doing one day at Yallah Illawarra Animal Hospital as part of my work placement to get my hours completed before the course end date, and I have been working with them since 2021 when I was completing my Certificate III in Animal studies and now with my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

In my workplace I have performed a lot of surgical routines and non-routines and nursing all animals when coming out of surgery, also clinical and hospital veterinary. I have my own car and driver’s license and can start employment immediately. I have demonstrated the ability by overcoming my life experience.

I live on a farm all my life and I have experienced with a variety of animals, growing up on farm. I am confident in handling animals, as well as being able to read body language correctly. I also have assisted my local veterinarian Dr Andrew Daniels with cattle birth and other farm animals.

I am looking for preferably Part Time/ Full Time as a Veterinary Nurse. I am located in Albion Park but I am able to travel.

Thank you for reading and I can provide any more information (resume, further details etc.) upon request.

Phone: 0411 824 672

Kind Regards,    
Macy Baez

Virginia Bekker, Sunbury VIC (posted 24th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Please Give This Mature Aged Student a Go! :)

Hi, my name is Virginia and I am interested in finding either Part-time employment or a voluntary TAFE clinic placement, to be able to finish approximately the last 6 months of my Cert IV Vet Nursing with Melbourne Polytechnics. I live in Sunbury, Victoria and wish to find something within a reasonable travelling distance.

I was previously an unqualified Veterinary Nurse for 7 years, which I left in October 2016. I have been out of the Veterinary industry for the last 6 years but have decided to go back and get my Cert IV qualification and return to the job that I love most and miss.

I started mostly online study in mid 2020, during Covid, through Melbourne Polytechnics. Because of the lockdown's and Covid restrictions, I struggled with placements, so I am looking to continue my education and finish my qualification mid 2023 or before, if possible. To be able to do this, I am again looking for either a voluntary TAFE placement or a paid position in a veterinary clinic (that is willing to give me a go), so that I can learn, perform and have mandatory practical skills signed off. I would then love to either stay on as an employee with that clinic or find part-time employment elsewhere.

I am an experienced mature aged person, who has old-school morals and values and likes to live life with a glass-half-full approach. I'm patient, friendly, a team player, I have the ability to work independently and happy to roll up my sleeves and do whatever needs to be done around the clinic. I don't have any issues with taking direction and I love to learn new skills. I also love to have a laugh, but definitely not good at telling jokes. And according to me, I can make a pretty good coffee or tea.

My availability is negotiable, but I am only looking for part-time hours at this stage, with a possibility of extending them in the future. Please find below my contact details, through which I can provide a Resume upon request.

Thank you for taking the time to read my advert and I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Best Regards,

Virginia Bekker
0412 102 318 

Kayleen Chang, Bentleigh East, Melbourne VIC (posted 13th November) Experienced Vet Nurse

My name is Kayleen and I've been working as a qualified veterinary technician/nurse for over 3 years in Singapore.

Currently, I hold 2 post-diploma certificate for a Specialist Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Practice. I am also interested in continuing education thus I intend to apply for the Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing ACM40418 under TAFE or online via AIRC/ACVN.

At the moment I am located in Bentleigh East, Melbourne whilst on a working holiday visa (subclass 462) working as a casual staff in a veterinary clinic. I am also looking for visa sponsorship as I wish to stay in Australia long term.

If you are looking for a skilled, professional and reliable team player to join your practice as a veterinary nurse, I believe that I can be of positive contribution. I am able to handle and restrain both cats, dogs and small animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs and hamsters. I am skilled in blood collection for cats and dogs, placing of IV catheter, induction during surgery, drawing up vaccines or anaesthetic drugs, and I can administer IM/IV injections, oral medications and intubate patients with the endotracheal tube during surgery. I am always excited about learning and increasing my skillset and work experience.

Please contact me via email: or WhatsApp me at: +61 0435 388 924 if you require further information and I can send you my CV.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Joseph Burns, Western Suburbs Perth WA (posted 6th December) Cert IV Vet Nurse

Hello, My Name, is Joseph Burns and I have recently completed my Cert IV Vet Nursing at South Metro TAFE Bentley WA, having also completed a Cert II in Animals Studies the year before.

I am looking to find full time or part time employment in a vet hospital and or clinic, I am located in the western suburbs and currently use public transport however this in no way affects my willingness and dedication to my career, I can provide references if required 

I am hard working, reliable, keen and love all creatures great and small both wild and domestic.
All animals are my passion including assisting in looking after them when ill or injured and this is something I feel very strongly about. 

 I have for the past year been getting experience and knowledge at a vet practice in Canning Vale having been exposed to a wide range of situations found in a vet clinic and racking up over 300 volunteer hours, performing such tasks as drawing blood to run tests also I have some experience clipping  and scrubbing a patient prior to surgery whilst at all times practicing aseptic practices assisting in positioning a patient for such things as x-rays these are just to name a few.

I am available both by phone and email both of which are given bellow;

Mobile:  0402 360 585
Thank you very much for your time and I look forward to hearing from you.

Kind Regards 
Joseph Burns

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