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 recently received email spam purporting to be from a veterinarian requesting a cover letter and CV, with an obviously false veterinary surgery name. Please be on your guard and do not provide personal details unless sure that the contact is genuine. 9th March 2015.

Melissa, Geelong, VIC (posted 31st March) Trainee Vet Nurse

Completed Certificate 2 & 3 Animal Studies.

28 year old based in Geelong will travel / relocate.

Seeking  employment to undertake Cert IV in vet nursing.

Honest, reliable and keen. Passion to work with both small and large animals with interest in equine nursing.

Currently working on a horse stud in an equine hospital. Undertaken also work experience also in small clinics.

Enthusiastic and willing to learn more if given a position and chance to gain my cert IV qualification.

Available to work all days, hours and night shift.

If you have a position available please feel free to contact me

Or by phone: 0419716168

Hayley O'Neill, Beaudesert, QLD (posted 30th March) Entry Level Veterinary Nurse

Hello, I'm actively looking for work part time/full time in a fun, friendly mixed practice to complete studies to become a excellent qualified Veterinary nurse. I'm willing to travel up to 1 hour from Beaudesert QLD. I would also consider relocating for a dream job. Please contact me via email and I am more then happy to give my CV and references. I will look forward to hearing from you if you have a suitable position available.

Alison, Sth East Melbourne (posted 26th March) Entry Level Veterinary Receptionist

My name is Alison, I am 21 years old and I am currently completing my certificate in Veterinary Reception, which will be complete by the end of June 2015

As part of the certificate, I spent 10 days (for placement) in a Veterinarian clinic, both in the reception area and in the surgery area, and believe that I have a great understanding on how a clinic works. I am a fast learner, which is demonstrated by the fact that on my second day of placement I was already answering the phone and making appointments for clients. 

I have also in the past held a casual job at Petbarn, and completed one week of work experience at the RSPCA.

I am currently seeking casual employment as a Veterinary receptionist in South East Melbourne. I am situated in Forest Hill/Blackburn area, so nearby to that location would be ideal. I do, however, have my licence and a car so am able to drive a bit further if need be. 

As I am still studying both my certificate and my degree at uni, my availability is flexible but would be better off discussed in person or via phone. I am available Friday - Sunday. 

As of July 2015, I will be seeking part-time employment in this industry (3-4 days a week), as I have a semester off before I go back to my studies. 

I check my emails frequently throughout the day, so I would say it would be the best mode of contact -

Please do not hesitate to contact me anytime. 

Selina Hunter, Logan / Brisbane QLD (posted 24th March) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Selina,

I am currently working in the Finance industry as a Client Services Manager, though my real passion is working with Animals. I have completed a Certificate II in Animal Studies and would love to further my studies by completing a Certificate IV while working in the Veterinary Industry. Growing up on acreage in Brisbane we cared for many different animals including Livestock, Birds and also the small and fluffy ones.

I am looking for Full time work in a Vet practice where I can also complete a Cert IV. I am a competent and hard worker with a bubbly and mature can-do attitude. I would love to become a part of your team.
I would make a great Vet Nurse as I am caring, patient and have a strong passion for all animals. Animals are what make me happy and I couldn’t imagine living my life not working in this industry.
I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Call or email me anytime on 0423 884495 or

Monique Bramley, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 24th March) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi there

I have recently started studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and would like to start my unpaid work experience placement as soon as possible. I currently volunteer at the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital as a veterinary nurse assistant, also with RSPCA as an Ambulance Driver and Property Inspector.

I am located on the Gold Coast and am available to start immediately, any day other than Tuesday is okay and willing to do multipe days. I will be covered by insurance through my study provider and will need to complete 480 hours.

Thank you for your attention and consideration.
0422 194 060

Jane Bracken, Mornington Peninsula, VIC (posted 23rd March) Entry Level Veterinary Nurse

Hi, my name is Jane and I’m currently studying Cert III Animal Care (Vet Nursing Stream) with the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing which I’m thoroughly enjoying.  I’m looking for either work placement (I’m covered by the colleges insurance) or an entry level vet nurse position where I could transfer to the Cert IV qualification to fulfil my dream of becoming a veterinary nurse.

I’m a mature age, I have had a successful career in the Accounting and Finance industry for the last 20 years, however my heart has always wanted to work with and care for animals.  I have excellent customer service skills, high attention to detail, level headed and the ability to adapt to fast paced and changing situations.  I have well developed communication and interpersonal skills and I’m a supportive and respected team member.

I actively volunteer with the RSPCA on a weekly basis (Sundays) in both the kennels and the cattery which I have been doing since 2014.  I have lived with cats and dogs all my life and currently have 2 dogs (both Jack Russells) and a cat.

I believe I would make a great vet nurse as I have a genuine love of animals, and I am practical, patient, caring and empathetic.  I’m not afraid of cleaning, getting covered in poo or spew, or doing any task required of this role.  

My days and hours are flexible and evening and weekend work would not be a problem.  Distance is not an issue – have car and will travel.

CV and references will be made available upon request.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me on 0412 528 327 or via

Thank you for your time and I hope to hear from you soon.

Best regards


Ashleigh Turula, Melbourne West (posted 23rd March) Qualified Veterinary Nurse

My name is Ashleigh and I recently graduated as a Certificate IV Vet Nurse from Gordon Institute in Geelong.  Whilst studying I worked 2 days per week at a small animal vet clinic where I used the Vetware and IDEXX systems.  I also assisted the locum orthopaedic surgeon one day per fortnight with anasthetic monitoring and general assistance during surgery for cruciates, patellas etc.

I enjoy all aspects of nursing and also have a keen interest in geriatric care and rehabilitation. I have excellent communication skills and enjoy interacting with clients and their pets. I am hard working, enthusiastic, honest, dedicated, able to work in a team environment, and will always strive to provide the highest quality of care for my patients.

I have experience in reception duties, surgery preparation, anaesthetic monitoring, post-operation patient care, scheduling, calculating and administering medication, maintaining records, instrument sterilisation and processing, cleaning, and animal handling.

I am seeking full or part time work, and I am available to work weekends as well as weekdays. I would prefer to work in the western suburbs of Melbourne but I would also be willing to travel if the right position was made available to me.

I can be contacted on 0423 955 074 or via email My resume and referees can be provided on request."

Brooke Haustead, Redlands (posted 23rd March) Entry Level Veterinary Nurse

My name is Brooke Haustead and I am currently on my first year of studying my Certificate IV in Veterinarian Nursing with Tafe QLD, Brisbane. 

I am volunteering as a Veterinarian Nurse at Brian Stewart Vet Clinic, Thornlands, and have been volunteering at this vet clinic Mondays and Tuesdays for 6 weeks and am thoroughly enjoying it!! Unfortunately, it is a requirement of my course that all volunteers must have paid work by June to continue, with which, the vet clinic I currently work, is unable to provide me. 

I live in Carbrook QLD, so I'm looking for work in Thornlands, Victoria Point, Redland Bay, Loganholme, Tanah Merah, Beenleigh and Eagleby areas. 

I have had a great opportunity to learn a great amount about Veterinarian Nursing in my time working at Brian Stewart Vets Clinic, and my role there has exposed me to various medical nursing and surgical nursing, I have learnt reception duties, cleaning, customer service, animal handling and restraint, and  solving issues surrounding aggressive animals and how to safely handle such animals. I have a very big love and passion for animals and I am a hard worker and a keen learner and will succeed to do every task thrown my way to my highest ability. 

I would love the opportunity to increase my skills in a career as a Veterinary Nurse at your clinic.

Melissa, Bentley, WA (posted 19th March) Entry Level Veterinary Nurse

Hi My names Melissa. I am currently living in WA and part way through my Certificate 4 in Veterinary nursing. I am located in Bentley, Western Australia and willing to relocate anywhere in Australia for the right job.
I am looking for either unpaid work experience or a entry level job in the industry.
I have my certificate II in Agriculture (specialising in horse breeding), Certificate II in Equine management and have obtained my stable hand licence and strappers licence previously. I have previously worked as an animal attendant in a baby animal farm and a "party pony" company. I did a short period managerial role in a pet shop where I monitored the health of all incoming animals. I have also worked in several racing stables. I have done several weeks of work experience in various equine industry roles and a small animal vet clinic. I currently work in the health department as an administrative assistant.
I am a hard worker who's keen to commence working in the veterinary industry and am willing to move anywhere for the right job.
My email is . Looking forward to hearing from you.

Chloe Rodgers, Brisbane, Qld (posted 18th March) Veterinary Nurse

My name is Chloe Rodgers and I am qualified veterinary nurse with 4 years’ nursing experience in a small animal practice. I am currently looking for a fulltime position in a reception role, or in another non-clinic role in the veterinary industry. I have excellent communication skills, am a fast learner and believe in providing clients with exceptional customer service.

I am available weekdays and for some weekend work if needed.

Resume and references available upon request. I can be contacted preferably via email at, or by phone on 0447 552 640.

Thank you.
Kind regards,
Chloe Rodgers

Dannielle, Ipswich, Qld (posted 18th March) Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Certificate IV Vet nurse, I have recently moved to the Ipswich QLD area, seeking employment as a veterinary nurse or similar.

I have completed my Certificate 4 in Veterinary nursing at the Coffs Harbour Education Campus, NSW. Prior to completing my certificate as a veterinary nurse I obtained my certificate 2 in animal care and management.

For the past 14 months I have been working as a veterinary nurse at a clinic in Sawtell Coffs Harbour, NSW. During my time at the clinic I have learnt a great deal about animal care, veterinary nursing and I have become a valued team member. My role at Sawtell Veterinary Clinic has exposed me to various medical nursing, surgical nursing and Reception duties. I am a keen learner and would love the opportunity to increase my skills in a career as a veterinary nurse at your clinic.

Prior to studying to become a veterinary nurse I worked for a large scale animal shelter, where I was exposed to a large variety of animals large and small, Wild and Domestic.  My duties during my 3 years working at the shelter included cleaning, customer service, retail, adoptions, animal handling, dealing with and solving issues surrounding aggressive animals and how to safely handle such animals, Nutrition, enrichment and training.

As you can see from my experience I am extremely passionate about animal care and welfare, and I am keen to discuss opportunities for future employment.

Kind Regards

Samantha, Sydney, NSW (posted 17th March) UK Qualified Locum Vet Nurse Until August

Hi my name is Samantha I am a registered veterinary nurse in the UK (diploma in veterinary nursing) with 6 years of experience in practice and 3 years of qualified experience.

Most of my experience was carried out in a predominantly small animal environment with occasional large animal work. I have also worked in a wildlife hospital previous to this that rescued and rehabilitated British wildlife.

Between September 2013 to February 2014 I volunteered all over India and Thailand working with dogs, cats, birds, elephants, cows, donkeys, buffalo, pigs and monkeys.

I am looking for a locum veterinary nurse position in Australia, preferably Sydney starting ASAP. I plan to stay in Australia until August.

I am very flexible with hours, hardworking and reliable. I would be willing to travel if necessary.

I would welcome the opportunity to discuss this further. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me at

My CV is available upon request

Thank you for your time and consideration

Talia Heron, Perth, WA (posted 12th March) Part Time Qualified Vet Nurse

Qualified Vet Nurse available All day Tuesday, and 4 out of 5 Saturdays or every Sunday.Possibility to also work mornings on a Monday and Thursday.

I have a permanent part time position within a clinic averaging around 30 hours a week, I am looking to take on another 10-20 hours in a casual locum or maternity cover type of position.
My skill set is exceptionally  good in customer service/reception and post-operative recovery, quality charting and anaesthetic monitoring for routine procedures. I know i could bring a great smiling face into your clinic while also offering great customer service skills into the practice straight away, I have appropriate phone manner and am very computer literate, I learn programs quickly and am thorough in my record keeping and also show initiative and maintain a neat and functional work space.

I am a team player but also quite confident to work alone. I work hard, have strong job loyalty, and i am a keen and interested learner and has the bonus of great people skills. 
Please contact me for my CV or my exceptional refrences.

0404 409 940

Daisy Baldwyn, NSW or Queensland (posted 10th March) UK Qualified Locum Vet Nurse

My name is Daisy Baldwyn (27). I am a UK Registered Veterinary Nurse with 10 years experience. I have worked in a mixed for 6 years and for the last 4 years I have locumed around the UK.

I am currently on a working holiday visa in Australia looking for work during April and May in preferably NSW or Queensland.
I can provide my CV and references on request.
I look forward to hearing from you.

Rebecca, Perth, WA (posted 10th March) UK Qualified Vet Nurse Seeking Sponsorship

My Name is Rebecca Isted, I am 30 years old, and I am a Qualified and Registered Veterinary Nurse in the UK.

I qualified in early 2008, but including training i have been in the veterinary industry for 12 years. I have credible experience, including Referral nursing, head nursing at small branch practice, and being a clinical coach to trainees.

I have just had a positive outcome on my skills assessment from VETASSESS, and i am now seeking nomination into Australia. I am seeking this kind of visa instead of a normal working visa due to owning my own home with my husband here in the UK, that we would be selling. We wanted to go for a visa that gives us security that we were able to stay in Australia long term, as we would be up rooting our lives.

We were also looking at WA - Perth area as we have many friends there, and settling into a different country will be hard, so we wanted to be around a close network of people that we already knew.

I was wondering if any Veterinary Practices in Perth that are prepared to do a sponcered nomination?

I can forward you my full CV if you maybe interested -please Email me on

I look forward to hearing from you.

Alicia Nunn, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 9th March) Entry Level Veterinary Nurse

Currently I am studying my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and I am eager to gain a position in a clinic where I can put my former skills and knowledge to use and further advance my abilities.

My previous experiences in the animal industry are primarily voluntary work for organisations such as the AWL, RSPCA and Bats QLD. I also completed a month long intensive training course in which I developed and was assessed on my knowledge and practical skills required to be an essential team member.

Please feel free to contact me at any time on 0423 788 522 or and I will happily send a cover letter and resume.

Rebecca Pringle, South Perth (posted 6th March) Trainee Veterinary Nurse

My name is Rebecca. I started studying for my Certificate 4 in veterinary nursing in August 2014 through Open Colleges. I have experience with working in a clinic but would appreciate the chance to learn and experience more.

I am a certified dog obedience trainer, though I haven't yet had the chance to put it to use. I am hoping to change that as dog obedience is one of my interests.

I live in Safety Bay, Western Australia, but I won't mind travelling, as long as it's close to public transport.

I would be grateful for any opportunity.

Please don't hesitate to contact me for my cover letter and resume.

Kindest regards,

Rebecca Pringle
0401 470 427

Cayla Gillies, Perth, WA (posted 4th March) Qualified Vet Nurse

My name is Cayla Gillies, I am a qualified veterinary nurse (certificate IV), I am registered with the veterinary surgeons board and I am currently seeking employment within the veterinary industry. I qualified from Polytechnic West Bentley at the end of 2014, I qualified with a certificate for consistent effort. I also have a certificate III in companion animal services and a certificate II in equine industry. I qualified with a certificate of achievement in companion animal services.

I am available to work weekdays, weekends and nights, I am a hardworking, punctual person, I believe I could bring a lot to a practice if given the chance. I have done work experience in many veterinary clinics in WA, I am looking for part time or full time work, I am happy to travel. I would be grateful for any opportunity.

I can be contacted at or on my mobile 0466 559 724.
I will gladly supply my resume and cover letter upon request.
Thankyou for taking the time to read my advertisement.

Lauren, Richmond & Surrounds, VIC (posted 3rd March) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi there,

My Name is Lauren. I have completed my Certificate II and III Animal studies along with my Veterinary nursing electives.

I have recently started my Certificate IV Veterinary nursing with Open colleges. I am looking for work placement in a vet clinic. I am happy to offer my time for your training and expertise. I have experience volunteering in animal shelters in Germany and Cyprus.

I am very interested in dog training an psychology. 

I also have experience liaising with customer via phone and email. I have recently start invoicing and following up with Payments for orders in my currently work place.

I am looking for a part - time role. at least 15-20 hours a week. This can be volunteering or paid.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for my resume.

I live in Richmond but am happy to travel anywhere that is near public transport.

Warmest Regards,

Lauren Williams
0449 896 118

Erika Smith, Gold Coast/South Logan, QLD (posted 3rd March) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Erika Smith, I am currently looking for a veterinary nursing position on the Gold Coast and south Logan area, anywhere from 2 to 5 days per week. I am half way through my certificate IV in veterinary nursing, I have successfully completed my certificate II in animal studies and have 3 years experience working in a small animal clinic. 

I can perform a large range of duties including but not limited to; general cleaning and house keeping, animal handling, surgical prep and monitoring, reception duties and preparation and development of x-rays. I have also had experience in retail and have friendly and personal customer service.

I would be thrilled to join your team and continue on learning, I am eager to start straight away. If you are interested in having me join your team please email me on or contact me on 0413 010805 and I will forward you a copy of my resume. I look forward to hearing from you.

Olivia Culver, Australia-wide (posted 3rd March) UK Qualified Locum Vet Nurse

My name is Olivia Culver (30), I am a UK qualified vet nurse with 9 years experience. I have worked for 6 years in a mixed animal practice and 2 of those years held the position of deputy head nurse.

I have locumed in various practices in the UK and in Australia, including hospitals, out of hours and small private practices.
I have done volunteer work overseas with captive wildlife and the local dog population on a neutering program.

I am looking for Locum work, preferably in NSW/Queensland but am available to travel.

I can provide cv and references on request.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Selena L'Estrange, Brisbane (posted 2nd March) Animal Attendant

My name is Selena L'Estrange, I live in Brisbane and I would like to seek work as an animal care attendant in the Brisbane area.

I successfully completed a Certificate 3 in Companion Animal Services 5 years ago and I have done some voluntary work prior to doing the course and since the course.

I intend to study the Certificate 4 in Companion Animal Studies in June this year and I will be specialising in animal behaviour and training.

Right now I am looking for work and I would be happy to take casual, part-time or full time including weekends.

I am happy to work as a doggy day carer or animal care attendant in a pet resort, doggy day care or a shelter/rescue setting or a veterinary clinic or hospital setting.

I love all kinds of animals especially dogs and cats and I would dearly love to work with them.

Mobile: 0439 634408

Ann Parkins, Brisbane's North-side, QLD (posted 27th February) Trainee Vet Nurse

I am currently studying a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Open Colleges Australia and participating in 2 days a week, Tuesday and Wednesday, work placement at BVSC Albany Creek.

I am seeking a part-time or casual position that I can work around my current studies and family commitments. My long-term goal, once I have completed my Certificate, is to further my training and career and go as far as I can within the industry. I am particularly interested in surgical and emergency or intensive medicine. I absolutely adore all kinds of animals. I have 2 pets of my own and I also am a foster carer for Silver Lining Pet Rescue.

I have an extensive amount of experience within the retail, customer service, sales and admin sectors. My last position was Administration Manager within a sales based environment. I am an extremely fast learner and as well as being a team player, am also proficient at working autonomously. I am a very passionate person and extremely eager to learn. Given the opportunity I whole-heartedly believe that will succeed.

My current availability is Monday, Thursday and Friday from anytime in the morning until 2pm and most Saturdays and Sundays.

I hope that you would consider me for a position within your facility and look forward to hearing from you in this regard.

Please contact me at: or call 0410 653 369

Caroline Winczura, Berwick, Melbourne, VIC (posted 26th February) Trainee Vet Nurse

'Volunteer Student Vet Nurse'

Hello my name is Caroline Winczura, i am 19 years old. I am commencing my first class of vet nursing on the 27th of February and currently have a volunteering position at noble park animal hospital which i complete my 15 hours of voluntary work weekly. Unfortunately there is not enough work for me to continue to learn due to the size of the clinic. I am only able to volunteer in this clinic for the next month and looking for a new long term volunteer position so i can continue and gain the knowledge i need for my studies next month at Box hill institute. 

I am located in the Berwick region of Melbourne and have my own transport therefore distance is not an issue.

I have worked at Noble Park animal hospital for the last few months and have picked up the basics from watching and taking part in surgeries and animal care. I have had experience with domestic pets for as long as i can remember therefore have developed a passion for vet nursing at a young age. 

My future goals consist of becoming a vet nurse and explore the workforce with devotion to help animals with pure love and dedication for the rest of my career.

I hope that i can make  some kind of impression on somebody to give me a chance and take me on to experience the wonderful world of vet nursing to continue to learn about what i love most and can't live without. 

Thank you for your time.

Phone - 0456 646 054

Sunny Miller, South East Victoria (posted 26th February) Entry Level Vet Nurse/ Receptionist
I am currently studying Cert 4 Veterinary Nursing (Reception skills set) at Box Hill institute and I am seeking casual/part time employment in a Practice. I have previous work experience at Caulfield Equine Hospital, Central Veterinary Hospital Sandringham and Australian Pet Superstore.
I am a 2012 Marcus Oldham Horse Business Management graduate who was awarded the 2012 Ballarat Veterinary Clinic award for Horse Health and Husbandry.
For the last two years I have been studying Animal and Veterinary Biosciences at Latrobe university. I have owned horses and dogs nearly my whole life and regulary compete in horse shows.
I have also spent the last year in a Receptionist role and therefore have experience with Computers, Microsoft office, excel, outlook, MYOB and telephone handling skills.
I am looking for casual/part time work or even work experience within a practice preferably located within the South-East suburbs of Melbourne (However willing to travel for the right job). I am keen to work with Large or small animals.
I'm a well presented, well spoken, friendly person with a life long passion for animals. My extensive previous work experience and friendly nature would be of great assistance to any practice willing to take on a passionate and keen employee. I am happy to answer more questions and send out my resume.
Please contact me at or 0413 409 946

Amy Clissold, South-West Sydney, NSW (posted 25th February) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Amy, I'm 30 years old, & after a few years out of the vet nursing field, I've decided to come back to the career I truly love!

In 2004/05 I completed three quarters of a CIV in Vet Nursing at TAFE, with Distinctions in almost all subjects. To update & refresh my skills, I have now enrolled in the CIII Animal Studies course at Bankstown TAFE for the first semester of 2015, & then going on to the CIV Vet Nursing course in the second half of 2015 (with completion in 2016).

So I'm looking for a vet practice who will be willing to take me on either in a voluntary work placement capacity, or in a part-time paid capacity.

Vet nursing & animal handling experience wise, I have worked in a work placement capacity in a veterinary hospital, volunteered for the RSPCA, & most recently, for the last year & a half, I have been volunteering for Pets In The Park, (a service that provides free veterinary care for homeless people & their pets started by Dr Mark Westman, you can view their website at where I have been doing both admin & vet nursing duties. I have also worked for other charities doing admin & sales work, so my skill range is wide & varied.

Personally I have been surrounded by & had experience with animals since the day I was born, including cats, dogs, rabbits, horses, cows, goats, sheep, ferrets, mice, rats, blue tongue lizards, turtles, birds....the list goes on!! (Some of these just turn up in my backyard unannounced...)

If you think I could be a good fit in your vet clinic or hospital, even for just one day a week, please contact me via email.


Rachel Wilkinson, Adelaide or Melbourne, SA/Vic (posted 25th February) UK Qualified Locum Vet Nurse

My name is Rachel Wilkinson and I am a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse from England. I have achieved the City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Small Animals). Before this I completed my GCSEs and A levels within school, gaining 12 GCSEs grades A* - C and three A levels. I also have a full UK driving license since November 2009.

I have over four and a half years experience in England and also trained as a clinical coach so that I could help train Student Veterinary Nurses. Last year I went out to Borneo to do 2 weeks volunteer work for a charity called International Aid for the Protection and Welfare of Animals (IAPWA). The main work the charity did was a trap, neuter and release project, and I am going back again to the same charity in Borneo in February to volunteer again until May.

I have acquired many skills since starting my career including inpatient care, monitoring anaesthetics, being able to take blood and place intravenous catheters, doing nurse clinics and reception work.

I am looking for locum Veterinary Nursing work in South Australia or Victoria, preferably Adelaide or Melbourne. I move out to Australia at the beginning of May 2015 so am look for work after this time. I can be contacted by email-

Anne Barnham, Robina, Qld (posted 25th February) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

I, wish to apply my whole skill set and drive to further develop myself as an individual in the field of Veterinary Nursing and the Animal Care Industry.

I am currently located in Robina on the Gold coast and I believe that my education, and work experience will allow me to be an efficient and forthright employee. I am seeking employment as I am starting my Bachelors in Veterinary Technology through Distance Education via Charles Sturt University.

I spent 2 months last year Veterinary Nursing in South Africa as part of the University of Pretoria's Vets In The Wild Practorium then spent Christmas working for the Animal Emergency Centre in Varsity Lakes. I have finished 2 years of training as a Veterinary Nurse completing my Certificate IV in 2012 and spent 2013-2014 at Green Cross Vets City Road in Beenleigh.

I am a quick study and am willing to perform any task to improve my skills. I am a cheerful and friendly person, who has loved working with animals since I was young. I have a special interest in radiology and the daily management and running of a clinic.

I am currently looking for any type of work, casual, part-time, full-time or locum.

I am contactable via email: or by phone: 0434 107 443 And my resume is available on request.

Thank you for you time and I hope you consider me for any positions you have in the near future.

Rebecca Ladd, Blue Mountains, NSW (posted 25th January) Entry Level Vet Nurse

I am currently studying Veterinary Nursing Certificate IV, which I complete next year and I have completed Animal Studies Certificate II in 2011.

I am looking for either full time or part time work, were I can learn and gain more hands on experience in a clinic.

I am passionate about becoming a qualified veterinary nurse, as it has always been my dream career. I really enjoy working with animals and ensuring they get the best possible care.

I am also a carer for Cat Lovers Rescue. I care for cats and kittens that have come from colonies, been found on the streets and from high-kill shelters. They are given the best possible care I can give them until they find their forever homes.

I have my manual drivers license, own transport and willing to travel. I am flexiable with hours and available to work on weekdays and weekends.

I can be contacted via email: I am happy to provide my resume and referees.

Thank you for you time!


Natalee,VIC (posted 24th January) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Natalee I am 25 years old I live in Pakenham Victoria. I am seeking an entry level position in a Vet Clinic. I have extensive animal handling skills, I previously worked in a boarding kennels for a couple of years and also volunteered at an animal shelter in the vet clinic. I have also completed a grooming workshop and groom dogs outside of my full time job.

Animals are my passion and love in life, I would love nothing more than to be given the opportunity to undertake my Cert IV in Vet Nursing. I am a fun loving person who would go above and beyond my call of duty for animals. I am also willing to re-locate (within Australia ) should a position arise away from my current residence.

If i was given this opportunity you would not be disapointed, this career means the world to me. 

I hope my passion for animals makes me a strong contender should a position arise within Victoria,

Please contact me on 0422 502 411

Stephanie, South Brisbane or Ipswich, QLD (posted 24th January) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi There, I am currently studying cert IV in vet nursing and am requiring a job to complete my required hours for the course. I would obviously prefer the job to be paid but the course requirements doesn't need this and I am desperate. I have called and visit all vet in my area and no success.

My experience so far:

I have a open manual license and my own reliable car.

I would ideally prefer a position in south Brisbane or Ipswich areas but will to travel. I am also happy to do night shifts as well.

Many thanks for taking the time to read this.

My name is Stephanie and please contact me for more information. I have a cover letter and resume readily available for your perusal. I am available for a interview at your earliest convenience and can start straight away.

Please phone 0466 55 00 49 or email

Katherine Sidhom, Perth, WA (posted 23rd February), Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

I am a qualified & experienced veterinary nurse registered with the Veterinary Surgeons' Board of WA and I am currently looking for full time, preferably, or part time work. I am very flexible with my hours and I am available weekdays, weekends and nights (if required).

I am a very enthusiastic, motivated and hard working individual and I am very passionate about animals and my work. I am also very eager to learn and develop my skills and I am undertaking further education.

I have experience in all aspects of medical and surgical veterinary nursing. I also have extensive customer service and reception/administration experience.

Please contact me on 0431 871 734 or by email - - for a copy of my resume.

Candice Burke, Blacktown, NSW (posted 23rd February) Entry Level Veterinary Nurse

Hi! My name is Candice and I am looking for any type of work within the Animal Industry! 

I am currently completing my Certificate in Environmental and Animal Studies with Learning Cloud. This course is completed online, giving me the opportunity to work as little or as much needed.

I have worked in Administration for the most part of my career, so a Veterinary Receptionist position may be ideal. However, I am extremely eager to work and am willing to take on board any job positions that are offered to me. I am also open to Volunteer work.

Having worked in Administration, it has provided me with the relevant skills needed to manage the front of office. This includes:

I consider myself to be a very mature and responsible 25 year old. I am very reliable and capable of working both independently and in a team environment. I have a very bubbly personality, a kind and calm heart and a true passion for helping animals in need.

I also have experience working with a variety of animals- Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Chicks, Chickens, Ducks, Snakes, Lizards and Birds. I have been taught how to handle the animals correctly, transportation, cleaning the animals enclosures and providing them with fresh food and water on a daily basis.

I am available as soon as you need me to be! I am happy to work full-time (preferred) or part time/casual, working on both weekdays and weekends. I am eager to get started in this field of work to not only benefit myself but to help further my studies and provide me with the hands on experience I need.

I am currently living in Blacktown, Western Sydney, and am wanting to find work within the Western Suburbs. 

I can be reached anytime via email or please contact 0431 549 535 if you think that I may be a suitable candidate for a position you have available! I am more than happy to provide my CV on request.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I hope to hear from you soon! 

Kesia Savil, Peth WA (posted 19th February) Qualifided Vet Nurse, Full or Part Time

My name is Kesia Savill, I am 18 years old and have recently graduated as a Qualified and Registered Veterinary Nurse though Applied Vocational Training.

I have had previous experience working in a Veterinary Practice in Ballajura, that was a multi-vet hospital, as a Trainee Veterinary Nurse but I know every practice works differently and I am prepared to learn how your practice runs on a day to day basis.

I recently started volunteering at Native Arc again in the hospital which involves medicating, tube feeding or assist feeding the injured or sick wildlife. 

I have worked with a range of animals including wild and tame birds, bobtails, quendas, possums, cats, dogs, ferrets, rabbits and guniea pigs.

I am able to cope in stressful environments or being thrown in the deep end of a situation. I believe I am a calm and collected person who is able to think on their feet, be helpful in an emergency situation and follow directions thoroughly.

My referees are the following:

I look forward to hearing from you and perhaps becoming a part of your team.

Kesia Savill
0427 192 265

Laura Durkin, South-East Melbourne, VIC (posted 19th February) Entry Level Veterinary Nurse or Nurse Assistant/Animal Attendant

My name is Laura, I am seeking employment within the animal care industry and am able to offer my services as an Animal/Kennel Attendant, Veterinary Nurse Assistant or Trainee Veterinary Nurse; I aim to become a fully qualified Veterinary Nurse within the next few years. I am a responsible, reliable person with a passion for animal care and have gained skills knowledge and experience through study, employment and volunteer work which I believe would make me an ideal addition to any team.

I have been volunteering with the RSPCA for two years as a Cattery Attendant and Veterinary Nurse Assistant where my duties include cleaning and sterilizing surgical equipment, cages and surgical areas along with feeding, grooming and socializing animals. I have also been trained to prep syringes, monitor animals while they are coming out of surgery and remove breathing tubes, and have had the opportunity to observe several surgeries.

In addition, I participated in an International Student Volunteer’s project in Costa Rica where I assisted researchers in collecting data on habitat usage by Green Sea and Hawksbill turtles and helped treat injured Hawksbill turtles.

I have completed a Certificate II in Animal Studies through which I have developed skills and knowledge in many aspects of companion animal care and have learnt how to share information effectively with pet owners.

Through study and previous employment I have also gained excellent customer service, communication and team work skills and have gained experience caring for pets and liaising with their owners through the pet minding service that I provide.

My resume is available upon request, please contact me at or on 0430 838 004.

Karen Hunter, Melbourne, VIC (posted 17th February) Part Time Receptionist

My name is Karen and I am looking for a part-time reception position in a busy small animal or mixed small animal/equine practice.

I am a mature-aged person and I have the skills required to manage the front desk in either a general practice or specialist referral practice. I am reliable, punctual and courteous, and have a strong work ethic. I have a kind and caring nature, build rapport easily and am able to communicate and empathise with many different groups of people. I am a team player and enjoy supporting other team members so that together everyone gets to the end of the day in one piece!

I have solid reception experience (including specialist rooms) and I have previous veterinary clinic experience.

I am happy to work a variety of hours (excluding Thurs/Fri) including evenings if required. I am also flexible in working extra hours to cover colleagues who wish to take leave. I live in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne and have my own transport.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me on 0409 233 381 or via at any time if you think I sound like the type of person that would fit well into your team-focussed clinic, and add value to your organisation. I am happy to provide a CV and current referees on request.

Kerry Byrne, Port Macquarie & Surrounds or Newcastle, NSW (posted 17th February) UK Qualified Locum Vet Nurse

I am a RCVS registered VN seeking a position around Port Macquarie area from the end of March.

I completed my apprenticeship in Veterinary Nursing in 2013. I have experience in general practice and emergency and critical care. Highly motivated and passionate about my work.

I can be contacted on 0451 793600  or I would be more than happy to pass on my CV to any potential employers. Thankyou

Skye McDermott, Narangba, Nth Brisbane, QLD (posted 16th February) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Skye McDermott and I am currently studying a cert IV in vet nursing with open colleges. I am required to complete a minimum of 480 hours work placement as part of my studies. I am actively looking and approaching vet clinics but have had no luck yet. I am very passionate about animals and am very keen to get started and progress with my studies. I am located in Narangba but am willing to travel. If you would consider taking me on as a student please contact me via phone or email. Thank you.

Skye McDermott
Phone: 0412 490968

Rebecca Brown, Pakenham, Melbourne VIC, (posted 16th Februar) Entry Level Vet Nurse/Kennel Hand/Animal Attendant

Does your practice need an enthusiastic vet nurse with hands on experience and an eagerness to learn? Look no further, as I am your nurse. With previous on-the-job experience in customer service, reception and administration duties, and hands-on learning of vet nurse duties I would be an ideal all rounder to add to your team.

My name is Rebecca Brown and I am focused on becoming a top vet nurse. I have spent the previous ten years in Queensland, honing my customer service and administration skills. I am now located in Melbourne and looking to kick start my career as a vet nurse. I have undertaken a hands-on intensive course which covers the main duties of a vet nurse in a clinic setting - Foundations in Veterinary Nursing, by Veterinary Nurse Training Institute. While attending the course, under the guidance of a practicing veterinarian and veterinary nurse, I have learned many aspects of general nursing, including animal restraint, monitoring of vital signs, drug dose and fluid rate calculations, medication administration, dentistry and diagnostic imaging. I also learned, and had hands-on training in surgical aspects of the job, such as the preparation of surgical kits, preparation of patients, the set-up and operation of anaesthetic equipment and fluid pumps, anaesthetic monitoring and post-operative care.

Once employed by a vet clinic, I intend to undertake my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, to maximise my level of care that I am able to give to patients, as well as my usefulness in the clinic. I am also interested in taking specialised training, particularly in emergency and critical care.

Other than my experience and ability to pick things up quickly, I offer my employers a flexible time table. I am available immediately for work and am able to work any hours on any day. I have my own transport, as well as easy access to public transport, and I am willing to travel.

So if you are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic vet nurse who is ready to train your way, please contact me by email at or by phone on 0430 409 140. I am happy to provide a copy of my resume on request, and eagerly await your contact.

Samantha Ng, Brisbane North, QLD (posted 16th February) Entry Level Vet Nurse

My name is Samantha Ng. I am looking for a clinic on the north side of Brisbane (approx Alderley to Caboolture) who would like to employ and train me.

I have previously completed 1 year of Veterinary Science however, that was more than 10 years ago (2002) and Veterinary Nursing would be a more suitable career path given my current life circumstances.

A traineeship would be ideal however I understand the government subsidies may not apply to my current qualification situation. Therefore, I am willing to volunteer time as well as paid work (must be at least 15 hours paid employment per week in order to undertake the Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing).

I have comprehensive computer skills having completed a Diploma of Business Administration and great customer service skills having worked for over 10 years in a customer service related role as well as completing a Certificate III in Retail Supervision.

Weekday work, and possibly weekends preferably between 8am and 6pm as I have two school aged children and work/home life balance is extremely important to me.

I am located in Kallangur with my open drivers license and own transport.

Please call me on 0403 966 598 if you have any questions or might be able to help me find a relevant position.

Rose Jackson, Sydney/Central Coast/Newcastle, NSW (posted 12th February) Qualified Vet Nurse

Qualified Veterinary Nurse looking for full time locum veterinary nurse position from April 2015, would also consider maternity position.

I have been nursing for 5 years, and gained my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at TAFE NSW in 2011. Experienced with both large and small animal nursing. Proficient in theatre, monitoring anaesthetics, Inpatient care, nurse consults, IV catheter placement and blood collection etc. I have spent the last 9 months locum nursing around the UK.

Looking around Sydney/Central Coast/Newcastle area.

CV and references available on request. Feel free to contact me via email for further information- Many thanks! Rose Jackson :)

Monique Davenport, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 12th February) Entry Level Vet Nurse

I am looking for a trainee Veterinarian Assistant/ Nurse position on the Gold Coast.

I am currently doing my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Animal Industries Resource Center (Pro Vet), a course which requires a minimum of 15 hours per week of paid work in a Veterinary Surgery, but I would happily do more hours if this is required.

This experience would be so very rewarding for me and the potential future I am endeavouring to achieve in this career path. I am a conscientious, self-confessed perfectionist, who strives for excellence in any challenge I am faced wit,h in a professional and dilligent manner.

I do have previous experience working in the Veterinary industry and working with RX works computer software.

I have a large passion for exotics and I also have a large amount of experience with rodents as I am the founder of Cavy Angel's Guinea Pig Rescue Inc. Exotics are my true passion but I also have a huge love of all animals!

I acknowledge that there are many challenges within any surgery, but I recognise these potential adversities and trust in my confidence with animals to consider myself both mentally and emotionally prepared.

Please feel free to contact me any time

Natalia, Sydney & Wollongong, NSW (posted 12th February) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Natalia.

At present I am studying a Veterinary Nursing certificate IV and I am seeking a position in a clinic where I can get hands on experience with the guidance of an expert veterinarian team.

I love animals and I’m passionate about their care too. It has been my dream to be employed in the veterinary industry for years but I’ve not acted upon this as I have a young family and this has consumed my time.

I am available to work most days with a preference to the weekdays and I am happy to travel to almost anywhere in Sydney and Wollongong to follow my dreams.

My CV and references are available upon your request, with further details of my experience and requirements for work placement.

Please contact me by phone or email.

Phone: 0411 511543
Phone: 02 8005 8629

Emily Powter, Melbourne, VIC (posted 10th February) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Emily Powter and I'm 21 years of age living in Melbourne. My passion is animals and would be my absolute dream to become a Vet nurse. I'm currently look for a vet nursing traineeship.

I currently work with children and am used to stressful and busy situations, I'm very good at multitasking and have had plenty of experience with administration, customer service and working with animals. I have volunteered at AWL walking and fostering dogs when I lived on the Gold Coast and have also had some experience with dog grooming as I go out with a Grooming company as a volunteer.  I am available to start a traineeship as soon as possible and my hours are very flexible.  

Thank you very much. Emily.

Number: 0411 466 739

Jade McCorry, Perth, WA (posted 10th February) Qualified Vet Nurse

Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing – Qualified December 2014

I recently graduated as a Veterinary Nurse from Polytechnic West Bentley. After studying in several different fields I decided to take the leap and follow my heart by pursuing a career with animals. I am ready to start my career and would love the opportunity to continue developing and building upon my skills as a Veterinary Nurse in a clinic environment.

I enjoy all aspects of nursing, however I have a particular interest in surgical nursing routines. I have good interpersonal skills and love interacting with clients and their pets. I am hard working, enthusiastic, honest, dedicated, able to work in a team environment, and will always endeavour to provide the highest quality of care.

I have experience in reception duties, surgery preparation, anaesthetic monitoring, post-operation patient care, scheduling, calculating and administering medication, maintaining records, IDEXX systems, instrument sterilisation/processing, cleaning, and animal restraint/handling.

I am available for an immediate start and am looking for full time or part time work, and I am happy to work both weekdays and weekends.

If you have any positions you think would be suitable for me I can be contacted on 0414 928 640 or send me an email at and my resume and any other documentation will be provided upon request.

Thank you for taking the time to read my advertisement.

Mandy Ilickson, Cranbourne (posted 9th February) Qualified Vet Nurse

I have been working for 5 years now. I am looking for a full time Veterinary nursing/head nurse position which can utilise my many skills in Cranbourne and close surrounding areas.

I have completed my Certificate IV in Veterinary nursing and my microchipping licence. I am interested in further learning to advance my career and assist with my work.

My Many skills (apart from standard nursing) include; Grooming, Puppy school, Saturday rosters, Pathology and idexx machine skills, Cesearian experience and reviving puppies, injections including intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneously and intracardiac,urinary catheter placement, In-patient and Intensive care, cat castrations, emergency and critical care skills, dental skills such as clean and scale, polishing and simple extractions.

Capable of; inductions and intubations, promotional and advertising skills, training and guiding work experience/placement students, reproduction skills (such as assisting with semen collection and artificial insemination)

Banking, petty cash, stock take, ordering, entering invoices and stock control knowledge.

Large animal and wildlife experience.

Vaccination reminders, new client letters, sympathy cards and newsletters and knowledge on the computer program Rx Works.


Please email me for a resume or call me (I can call back if I cannot answer as I am still working) 0438 899 091

Emma Howell, Newcastle, NSW (posted 9th February) Qualified Vet Nurse

I am a qualified Veterinary Nurse looking for some casual work, as I am currently studying Bachelor of Radiography (Nuclear Medicine) at Newcastle University

I have been in the industry for five years now and have experienced long term employment at a rural clinic over that time. I have also done locum work in Sydney. 

I have experience in all aspects of vet nursing, including; grooming, surgeries, pathology, micro-chipping, grief support, managing other staff, and office procedures.

I love working in this industry and being involved in a fun team environment!

I can be contacted via email: or Phone: 0422 699 244

Rachel McCormack, Kalgoorlie, WA (posted 9th February) Qualified Vet Nurse

I am a registered small animal veterinary nurse, gaining my qualification in England in 2008. I worked in first opinion veterinary practice before moving to the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in 2009.  Here I worked as a medicine and oncology small animal veterinary nurse for almost 5 years and have a keen interest in these specialties. At the RVC I rotated through medicine ward, cat ward, endoscopy, oncology and radioactive iodine. A large part of my job role included practical training of vet students. I am a clinical coach and also completed the RVC Graduate diploma in Professional and Clinical Veterinary nursing. In 2014, I returned to first opinion practice to regain skills including theatre, anaesthesia and consulting.

I have a 12 month working holiday visa and am looking for a full time small animal veterinary nursing position in Western Australia, ideally Kalgoorlie. I am available to start work immediately.

Thank you for taking the time to read my advertisement. If you consider me a suitable candidate for further interview, please email me at

Ashleigh McPherson, Gosford, NSW (posted 6th February) Trainee Vet Nurse

I have had previous work experience at Long Jetty between August and the end of November. I am looking for paid employment or work experience to complete my Cert 4 in Veterinary Nursing.

I am not particularly confident in dealing with customers but fully capable of performing in house biochemistry and blood work, scale and polish, giving injections and tablets. I also have my Nutritional Advocate Certificate from Hills.

I am located 15mins from Gosford but have no trouble catching public transport and am currently working toward my licence.

I am sure with a little bit of guidance or training I can be an excellent member to your team. I am very hard working, take pride in my work, and determined. I love animals and it is my dream to work with them.

Contact me by email: or by phone: 0438 025 389

Renee Birt, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 6th February) Qualified Vet Nurse

I am looking for a part time Vet Nursing Position. I am a certificate IV qualified Vet Nurse and have about 2 years experience. I have used Beefree and RX works computer software.

My passion is animal behaviour and I love being able to help owners and their pets live in harmony and spend happy lives together. I am a competent Vet Nurse and enjoy both reception and hospital nursing. My family and I have just relocated from WA to the Gold Coast so I am available for an immediate start.

I am of mature age and have a family so ideally would love to work school hours or as close to as possible so I am able to spend quality time with my family. I am happy to work some weekends. Thank you for your consideration. Please contact me on 0439 312 875 for a chat or my email if you would like a copy of my resume and references. 

Indi Coe, North Brisbane (posted 4th February) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Veterinary Nurse student  seeking a position in a clinic where I can gain hands on skill required to go on to being fully qualified nurse and eventually work in an Animal Hospital. At this point of time I am not getting enough hours in to learn what is required of me to further my studies. To fulfill my course requirements I need a minimum of fifteen hours of work a week. My genuine love for animals and animal care makes me a very desirable and trainable candidate. I have a happy and friendly personality with a mature attitude and good communication skills. I am able to work unsupervised or apart of the team and possess a great worth ethic, enthusiasm and initiative.

After a year and a half in the Veterinary field I have gained skills that would be an attribute to your clinic such as, but not limited to: great client and reception skills, able to carrying out TPR and help in handling in restraint, preparing a patient for surgery, developing x-rays, dispensing of medication following legislation guidelines, administration of drugs to patients, hydrobathing and have some knowledge in using the IDEXX system.

I can provide you with my resume upon contact. or via mobile 0428 959 332

Emily, Ipswich, QLD (posted 4th February) Qualified Vet Nurse, Kennnel Hand, Animal Attendant

I am a novice Veterinary Nurse (Certificate IV obtained in 2013) looking to improve my skills and become proficient in all areas of nursing. Previously I worked as an Animal Attendant for five years.

My duties included observation and monitoring of patients; feeding/medicating/bathing animals; scheduling daily duties (including cleaning); preparation of surgical equipment; assisting in consultations and surgery. I have experience handling various species of domestic and native animals.

I am seeking any position from casual to full time, and would willingly work in an Animal Attendant, Trainee VN or Kennel Hand role. I have full availability (including weekends) and my own transport/open manual licence.

Please contact me at for a resume and references. Hope to hear from you soon.

Chantelle Gontier, South-East Melbourne & Surrounds, VIC (posted 3rd February) Entry Level Vet Nurse

I am currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing online with the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing. I am seeking an entry-level veterinary nurse position in Melbourne to allow me to continue my studies. I live in Ormond/McKinnon (south-east suburbs), I have my own transport and I am willing to travel

I have recently completed Certificate II in Animal studies. I have 10 months experience as a trainee veterinary nurse within a clinic and have held two volunteer positions with the RSPCA, one being a veterinary nurse assistant and the other, a kennel hand/animal attendant.

This has equipped me with essential veterinary nurse skills and to be a valuable team member within any clinic. I am proficient and thoroughly enjoy running a friendly reception desk. I am adaptable and capable of changing to perform hospital and surgical duties.

My résumé and references are available upon your request, with further details of my experience and requirements for work placement.

Feel free to contact me by phone or email.
Ph: 0421 888 052

Rachel Van Kesteren, Melbourne West & Surrounds, VIC (posted 3rd February) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Rachel Van Kesteren.

I have had over 10 years experience working in mainly SPF and conventional animal houses. I would like to move away from the research sector and focus on developing my veterinary nursing / animal husbandry skills in other fields.

I have my Diploma in Applied Science – Animal Technology, compromising Certificate II in Animal Attending, Certificate III in Veterinary Nursing and Certificate IV in Animal Care. I hold a current drivers licence, police check, working with childrens card and senior first aid certificate.

I have the qualifications and foundation skills necessary to enter at a trainee or junior level. I am prepared to do anything to get my foot in through the door. My experience as a veterinary nurse/ animal attendant has involved;

I take workplace safety, animal welfare, infection control and client satisfaction seriously. 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;

Tegan Murphy, Melbourne, VIC (posted 2nd February) Entry Level Vet Nurse/Receptionist

I am looking for a full or part time (with set hours) veterinary nurse/reception position in Melbourne and surrounding suburbs.
I am 21 years old and have been vet nursing for about 18 months. I am comfortable with and experienced in reception duties, monitoring anaesthesia, nursing injured patients, housekeeping, pathology, radiology, ordering stock and excellent customer service.

I have an excellent telephone manner and am a friendly and welcoming staff member. I am computer literate, currently using the CHS programme. I am thorough and neat in my record keeping. I show initiative and can happily work alongside others or on my own. I am a keen and interested learner. I have my own transport.

I can provide my resume and references and can be contacted at or on 0431 165 735.

Christie Lee Davis, Newcastle/Hunter Valley, NSW (posted 2nd February) Entry Level Nurse

I am a mature student studying my Veterinary Nurse Certificate 4 at Kurri Kurri Tafe, NSW. I have just started the course after completing my Animal Studies Certificate 2 in 2014. I have work placement in a clinic once a week for my Certificate 4 which I work a full day 8am till 5:30pm. My duties at this clinic include looking after the cattery inside the clinic, feeding, cleaning, giving medications and rotating cats in and out of front room. I assist the vet in surgery observing the animals before and after surgery, sterilising surgical tools, mopping floors, washing and anything the staff ask me to do. I also make a great coffee!!

I am hoping to find a position as a full time trainee vet nurse in a clinic or surgery in Newcastle or Hunter Valley areas. I am willing to drive up to a hour for the right position. I would like to do some equine modules in my Certificate 4 course. Would like to work in a mixed large and small clinic if possible. I have also had work experience in another vet clinic in Cooranbong doing the same duties as I am doing now. I also did a couple of months of volunteer work at a horse riding school in Nulkaba near Cessnock in NSW. I washed horses, tacked and untacked horses, feed runs twice daily, mucking out stalls and taking horses to and from paddocks after lessons.

Email or my mobile on 0438 209045.

Brittney Wrightson, North Brisbane, QLD (posted 2nd February) Entry Level Vet Nurs

I am seeking full time or casual work with consistent amount of hours.

I have been working with animals for 4 years now. Skills range from reception, hydro-bathing, basic grooming (brushing, de-matting, de-shedding, teeth brushing), supervising and caring for a large number of dogs of all sizes, basic management skills, entering new stock, end of day receipts/float.

I have a excellent knowledge of dog breeds and good knowledge of cat breeds.

I am a reliable, honest person and I always strive to achieve my best. I have my provisional license and I am available anytime.

Please give me a call on 0437 906113.

Jess Sinclair, Macedon Ranges, VIC (posted 2nd February) Entry Level Vet Nurse

I am 29 years old and I am currently at the start of a career change. This year I will be studying my Certificate 2 in Animal studies through NMIT.

I am looking for anyone who can give me any type of experience working in a clinic, be it cleaning cages, sweeping floors, feeding animals, anything just to get a foot in the door. I am a mature, dedicated and well-rounded individual who is happy to start at the bottom and will put in whatever it takes to become a great nurse.

It might appear as though I'm jumping the gun here, but I have spent my life surrounded by and caring for animals. I grew up on a rural property in NSW where I gained knowledge and experience working with domestic animals, as well as rescued native wildlife received by working with WIRES. I have spent the last 8 years working in a fast paced Geotechnical laboratory, but my passion for working with animals has finally taken over.

I live in the Macedon Ranges and am willing to travel up to an hour in all directions for experience. My course days are Mondays and Wednesdays but I am available all other days. If you give me the chance of a position you will not be disappointed. I am happy to provide any personal reference details if required.

Please feel free to contact me on 0417 429 264 or via email

 Lesley Bliss,  Mid North Coast, NSW (posted 29th January) Expereinced Vet Nurse/ Receptionist.

I am of a mature age and have had 10 years expereince as a Veterinary Nurse in a number of practises.

I am looking to secure part time, casual or full time work as a Receptionist. I have 3 years experience in a busy hospital in Coffs Harbour.

During that time I have provided excellent customer service and have formed good friendships with the staff and clients. I have strong communication and telephone skills and I am highly organised and have accurate attention to detail.

My main duties was scheduling the day for appointments, surgery, admissions and discharges, answering all telephone inquireies, ordering of all medications S8, S4 drugs as well as all shelf products for 2 clinics. I have compentent administration skills and enjoy the daily running of a busy hospital or clinic.  I have gained an extensive knowledge on flea, tick and worming products as well as most medications and drugs and the daily running of a busy hospital.

Please contact me for my CV and references and any questions you may have.

Ph 0412 113 758

Amy Evans-Temple, Northern Perth, WA (posted 28th January) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Amy Evans-Temple and I have previous veterinary nursing experience. I am originally from the UK where I started my vet nurse training 10 years ago before moving with my family to Perth. I completed 2 years in practice and was on my way to sitting my 1st year exams before we emigrated. I have been caught up in the mining industry (Perth based) since I accepted my first Australian job and have always had a yearning to get back to the veterinary industry I started in and loved being a part of.
2015 is the year I turn 30 and over the last 10yrs I have always said that if I get to 30 and still very much have that yearning to get back to vet nursing then I’ll take the plunge and go for it! So here goes…

I have looking a full time Trainee Vet Nurse position. I am ready immediately to enrol for the Cert IV in Vet Nursing as soon as I find a practice to take me on.

During my 2 years working in practice in the UK, I was exposed to surgical, medical and admin/reception areas of the practice. I was very lucky to work under a great qualified Vet Nurse and Vet who allowed me to perform a lot of the more advance nursing procedures. I have also continued to use occasionally with my own small and large animals.

I am a mature, dedicated and well-rounded individual who is happy to start at the bottom and know what it takes and what’s required to be a great Veterinary Nurse. I have no doubt once I find a position in a practice, I will complete the Cert IV in Vet Nursing with flying colours.

I am happy to provide any personal reference details if required.

I live in Bullsbrook so am ideally looking for NOR, but would consider SOR depending on location.

Please do not hesitate to contact me at or call me on 0408 935 939.

Amy Evans-Temple

Candace Vanzetti, Mornington & Surrounds, VIC (posted 28th January) Qualified Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Candace Vanzetti.

I am a motivated, passionate worker and I have recently completed my Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing. I take great pride in my work and am looking to further develop my knowledge and skills in the veterinary field. I live in Mornington, Vic but I have my own vehicle and am willing to travel. I am looking for part time/full time employment as a veterinary nurse and I am available for immediate start. I am willing to also work after hours, weekends and overnight shifts. I have experience working in a small animal hospital and am confident in animal handling, general nursing tasks and surgical nursing. I have also volunteered at The Malcolm Douglas Wildlife Park in Broome and at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in Borneo.

My resume, which further outlines my experience and skills, is available on request and should you wish to discuss anything further feel free to contact me via email or mobile.
mobile: 0449 952 498

Naomi Illguth, Sydney, NSW (posted 27th January) Experienced Vet Nurse

My name is Naomi Illguth and I am currently seeking Part-time / Casual / Full Time employment as a Veterinary Nurse in the Sydney area. I currently have 3 years experience as a veterinary nurse that I have done in Townsville, I have recently moved to the Sydney area and I am seeking employment so that I may continue studying and complete my Cert IV certificate in Veterinary Nursing, I have currently completed modules equating to a Cert II.

I am used to multi-tasking and working within fast paced environments and rapidly switching between nursing, reception and administration jobs. My hours are flexible and I am able to work weekends, on call, after hours and any start time that is necessary. I am eager to further my knowledge in critical care and emergency medicine. Most of my experience has been with cats, dogs, wildlife, pocket pets and birds. I have basic knowledge and experience in equine medicine and surgery also.

If you are interested in contacting me or acquiring more information I have a current CV and Cover Letter available on request. Please contact me via e-mail if necessary -

Emily, Sunshine Coast to Brisbane, QLD (posted 27th January) Entry Level Vet Nurse

My name is Emily; I am nineteen years old and I am seeking placement to continue my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
After taking the majority of 2014 to reassess and consider my study options while continuing to work part-time, I have decided that there is no other place my heart nor mind would rather be than working with animals.

Ever since I was a child, growing up on a farm raising and caring for animals of all kinds and needs became a second nature to me. I believe that us as mankind can learn so very much from our animal companions - the most precious of all being how to love another unconditionally. 

In the interests of learning more from all of these creatures both large and small, I am writing to request that you consider taking me on as a trainee Veterinarian Assistant. I am currently enrolled in the 2015 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Brisbane Tafe, a course which requires a minimum of 15 hours per week of practice in a local Veterinary Surgery.

This experience would be so very rewarding for me and the potential future I am endeavouring to achieve in this career path. I am a conscientious, self-confessed perfectionist who strives for excellence in any challenge I am faced with in a professional and diligent manner. I acknowledge that many challenges within your surgery are to be expected, but I recognise these potential adversities and trust in my confidence with animals to consider myself both mentally and emotionally prepared. 

If accepted, I intend to continue working part-time, but my studies are my priority and will put this experience before any other employment. I appreciate the demand for such positions.

Thankyou so much for your consideration ! 
Kind regards,  
Emily Mather. 

0407 402 202 

Alicia Ralph, Enoggera, Brisbane, QLD (posted 27th January) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Alicia I am 18 years old & I am looking for a position as a Veterinary Nurse.  I completed year 12 in 2013.  I have completed Cert III in Companion Animal Studies & recently participated in 4 weeks of intensive Veterinary Nurse training through the Veterinary Nurse Training Institute.  This course is hands on, taught by a practising Veterinary Surgeon & covers all facets of general & surgical nursing.  I am confident in dealing with clients & enjoy working as part of a team.  I am currently studying my Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing online & I am at a stage that I need to work in a Clinic to be able to continue with my studies.  I require a minimum of 15 hours paid work per week.  I would prefer a clinic on the north side of Brisbane.  I have full insurance coverage through Open Colleges Australia.

Prior to my formal training I undertook workplace placement at Waterworks Road Vet Surgery & thoroughly enjoyed the experience.  During this placement I was involved in many activities around the clinic & can provide my Certificate II in Workplace Practices Activities Diary if you would care to see it.  I am also currently working with & gaining more knowledge of dogs at The Pet Pad Newstead a dog day care centre, grooming & retail store.

If you give me the chance of a position you will not be disappointed.  I am an enthusiastic, trustworthy, willing & fast learner & dedicated to the health & safety of animals.  You will find that I am honest & reliable as can be attested by the references provided in my resume.  I am flexible with time & available to commence immediately.  I would really like the chance to continue my studies.

Please contact me by email on

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