Vet Nurses and other support staff
These advertisers are seeking work in the Veterinary and Animal Care industries. Employers are welcome to contact job seekers directly.
ALERT FROM KOOKABURRA - Advertisers on this page have received email spam purporting to be from a veterinarian requesting a cover letter and CV, with an obviously false veterinary surgery name. Please be on your guard and do not provide personal details unless sure that the contact is genuine. 9th March 2015.
Aleisha Hutchinson, Macedon Ranges, Bendigo etc Vic (posted 26th September) Trainee Vet Nurse
Hello my name is Aleisha Hutchinson, I am currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. I have completed my Veterinary Assistant Certificate, Veterinary Nutritional Advocate certificate along with other various veterinary certificates.
I am seeking a position as a Trainee Vet Nurse within a Veterinary Clinic. I can travel anywhere from the Bendigo region to Melbourne. I am also looking to secure a placement at a veterinary clinic for 2017 for my second year of veterinary nursing, I need at least a minimum of 8 hours a week.
I have experience as an animal attendant at two busy shelters, where my duties included processing adoptions, Pet Plan insurance processing, opening and closing the shelter, cleaning pens, feeding and medicating animals, customer service, answering telephone and email enquiries. I am also proficient in using both the Shelter Mate and Pet Rescue systems.
I have excellent communication skills and enjoy interacting with people and animals. I am a friendly, hard-working, enthusiastic, honest and dedicated young person who is able to work in a team environment as well as on my own and I will always strive to provide the highest quality of care for the animals I am responsible for. I am very willing to learn and listen and provide assistance. I will always give the best of my abilities when working and am very respectful of others.
Please feel free to email me - firstname.lastname@example.org
Geraldine Burns, Melbourne & surrounds, Vic (posted 26th September) Experienced Nurse available
Hi my name is Geraldine.
Currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Completed Foundations in Veterinary Nursing with the Veterinary Nursing Training Institute. Competent in general and surgical nursing. Experience in monitoring vital signs, drug dosage and fluid rate calculations, administration of medications, preparation of surgical patient, anaesthetic monitoring.
Excellent customer service skills, both in person and on the telephone. Bachelors Degree in Biological Science - ability to understand theoretical biological knowledge. Dedicated to ongoing learning. Highly trainable and quick to pick up new skills.
Volunteer weekly with The Victorian Animal Aid Trust. Experience with a wide variety of dogs and dog behaviours. Excellent skills in multi-tasking, time management, working calmly under pressure and administration skills. Ability to work without supervision.
Professional, sensible, friendly and reliable with a positive can do attitude. I am located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne but available to travel throughout Melbourne and surrounds.
For more information or a copy of my resume please do not hesitate to contact me Ph: 0404 535 918.
Thank you for your consideration. I would be grateful for the opportunity to present myself in person.
Sarah Rogers, North Brisbane, (posted 26th September) Fulltime Trainee Vet Nurse / Receptionist
Hey my name is Sarah.
I am a honest, loyal, conscientious person who works hard and has a high attention to detail. I am flexible, quick to pick up new skills and I thrive in both team based and autonomous roles. I have an experienced background of customer service and administration.
I have had 3 years experience volunteering with RSPCA in their Animal Hospital, Animal Rescue Unit. Amongst this experience I gained animal handling / restraining skills, Sterilising, assisting with prep for surgery, admitting patience, product recommendation and assisting with wildlife.
I have completed a Cert 3 in Companion Animals and I am wanting to enrol in a Cert 2 Animal Studies or a Cert 4 Veterinary Nursing.
I am looking at starting a Permanent Full-time role as soon as possible. I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Email: email@example.comMobile: 0404 630623
Samantha Long, Perth WA (posted 26th September) Qualified & Registered Veterinary Nurse
Hi, my name is Sammy. I am a 29 year-old, fully qualified and registered veterinary nurse looking for a full-time, long term position in Perth. I am located in the East Victoria Park area, though I would be happy to travel for the right position. I have 3 ½ years experience in small animal practice with some administrative and managerial experience as well. I have only just relocated to Perth from Cairns and previous to this lived in Darwin.
My career objective is to obtain a position as a veterinary nurse where I can continue to grow and develop my knowledge and experience. I am well skilled in all aspects of the industry including reception, administration and surgery. I have excellent communication and organisational skills and manage my time exceptionally well. Though I would prefer full-time work I would be happy to consider casual or part time employment in a clinic that is well rounded, passionate about what they do and supportive of their staff.
Please do not hesitate to contact me for any further information or for a cover letter, resume and/or reference letters.
Mobile: 0427 229204
Sue McDonald, Brisbane Northern Suburbs, QLD (posted 19th September) UK Qualified Vet Nurse
Hi I am looking for short term work in the Brisbane Northern suburbs for the next 3 weeks. I am happy to nurse, work on reception or perform practice management tasks (or all three). I have more than 10 years experience in the veterinary industry and I qualified in 2002. I am happy to work at short notice and do odd days as required - so if you have a nurse off sick or on short leave, I can cover for them. I am available until October 12th 2016. Please email me if you have any opportunities - I check my email regularly and will respond quickly. firstname.lastname@example.org
Alicia, Newcastle & Surrounds, NSW (posted 13th September) Entry Level Vet Nurse/Receptionist/Animal Attendant
My name is Alicia, and i am a young Novocastrian, looking for a stable, hopefully long term Veterinary Nursing/Animal Attendant/Receptionist position in/around Newcastle. I am due to complete my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing by January 2017, after 2 years of experience in a local, reputable clinic (current). I have also had 12 weeks experience in Emergency Nursing at the Animal Referral and Emergency Clinic (Broadmedow), and 6 months at another local clinic (current).
I am a hard working, passionate learner - that any of my references would attest to. I, of course, would happily sit an unpaid trial in order to prove my abilities.
Hope to hear from you soon!
Tanya, SE Melbourne, Vic (posted 13th September) Trainee Vet Nurse
Hi, my name is Tanya, I am a 30-year-old student, located in South-East Melbourne, and have almost finished completing my Certificate III in Veterinary Nursing with the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing.
Certificate III covered the following topics:
- Animal Handling Techniques
- Workplace Health and Safety
- Sustainable Work Practices
- Nursing Patients
- Surgical Nursing
- Reception and Office
- Practical Infection Control
- Preventative Medications
Certificate III required I undertake 6 weeks of vet nurse experience in a clinic, showing my capabilities in these areas, which I have successfully completed at the following clinics:
- Greencross Kilsyth
- Dandenong Ranges Veterinary Clinic
- Monash Vet
I am eager to continue putting the skills and knowledge leant into practise in the workforce, to build on my experience and further learning, whilst completing the Certificate IV in veterinary nursing. I am passionate about animal welfare and am determined and dedicated to gain as much knowledge and experience as possible to become the best Veterinary Nurse I can possible be. I have completed the Hills Nutritional Advocacy Coarse online and have been issued with my certificate of successful completion. I have also enjoyed volunteering at The Animal Aid Coldstream in the Grooming Department I have also had 10 years’ experience in customer service as well as completing an Advanced Diploma in Sales and Marketing.
I am available full time, ready to start work as a vet nurse and begin my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. I'm located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne and willing to travel. I'm hardworking, pro-active, keen to expand my knowledge, skills and experience and will always bring a positive attitude to the workplace and have the best interests of the team and patients at heart! I also have my own car and references from the Industry. Feel free to contact me for my resume or to discuss any options.
0401 752 229
Sharnte, Sydney's North Shore & Surrounds, NSW (posted 12th September) Entry Level Vet Nurse
Hi my name is Sharnte. l am looking for work in a clinic on the North Shore area and surround areas.
I have a Certificate ll in Animal Studies and l have almost completed my Certificate lV in Veterinary Nursing with only three subjects until completion.
I am looking for either full time or part time work as l can finish my studies online.
I have two years experience at the Animal Welfare League Veterinary Clinic, six months at the Animal Welfare League Kennels and six months at Pet Vets Petersham.
I have a love of all animals, both big and small, and have always want a career in the animal industry.
I am very hard working, honest, reliable, a fast learner, a team player and l am willing to further my studies and eager to lean as much as possible about the animal industry.
Please email: email@example.com if you have a position that may suit me.
Yaz, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 12th September) Registered & Experienced Vet Nurse/Receptionist
I am a registered Veterinary Nurse and have been working in this industry for over three years. I have gained experience in many aspects of veterinary nursing in Western Australia and Queensland.
I studied at Applied Vocational Training in Perth and achieved my Certificate IV of Veterinary Nursing and was awarded ‘Special Achievement in the class’ at graduation. Whilst studying this course, I gained employment and have worked in general practice and in animal emergency and critical care.
I am looking for a part time Veterinary nurse/ receptionist position in a specialty clinic or general practice South Gold Coast, Central Gold Coast or Northern NSW.
For my resume, cover letter and further references please contact me on
0411 227 173 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachel Bryce, Brisbane Region, QLD (posted 12th September) Trainee Vet Nurse
Hello, My name is Rachel. I am looking for a part-time job with a minimum 15 hours paid work in a clinic as a Vet Nurse. I would love to study Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and need a lovely clinic to give me a chance to do so. I live in Brisbane but have my licence and a car to travel.
I have completed Certificate II in Animal Studies through a school-based traineeship with Greencross. The traineeship was two days a week over the course of a year. In the traineeship I worked on reception with RX Works, monitoring during surgery, restrained animals whist being given needles or having other procedures done, run blood tests and of course a lot of cleaning. I have also recently graduated grade 12. I am available 7 days a week and any time of the day.
I’m hard working and not afraid of long hours. I work great in a team and individually, guaranteed with a smile. I have 4 years experience in customer service, so I am able to deal effectively with customers. Now I am looking to gain more nursing experience. I am easy going and a quick learner but my greatest asset is the empathy I have for animals. Im super keen to start nursing again, as nothing makes me happier. Please help me out by providing me an opportunity to strive forward in my dream career.
I can be contacted on my mobile 0424 969 486 or via email at email@example.com. I also have a resume and cover letter available if you are interested.
Ashley Robson, Sunshine Coast / Brisbane, QLD (posted 5th September) Trainee Vet Nurse
I am currently employed at Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital. I am hoping to find 1-2 days work per week at a general practice to get more hands on experience to help complete my Certificate IV assignments. I have 3 years previous experience working at Veterinary Specialist Services.
I am willing to travel.
Please contact me on 0448 493 196 for more information.
Amy, Perth, WA (posted 5th September) Experienced Vet Nurse
Let me introduce myself! I’m Amy and I am a registered veterinary nurse.
I am coming up to 10 years working within the veterinary industry. I have vast experience within various areas of veterinary nursing.
I started off my career in a busy general practice hospital and after many years deciding to take the plunge into emergency and critical care for the last three years. I also co-ordinated the canine blood bank within my current job for over a year.
I always carry myself in a friendly yet professional manner. I work well within a team and on my own.
I enjoy all areas of nursing but have a particular passion for:
- emergency nursing
- client communication
I am currently looking for part time/full time nursing work within Perth, Western Australia but also available for short term/long term locum nursing with Australia.
If you would like to find out more, please feel free to email me and I will happily provide you with my resume.
Mobile: 0430 556 482
Sarah Dart, Australia-Wide (posted 2nd September) UK Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse
Hello, my name is Sarah and have recently qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in the UK. I am now looking to pursue my career in Australia. I hold a Level 2 NVQ in animal care a Level 2 National Certificate for Veterinary Care assistants and have just completed my Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.
I have worked now within the animal industry for 13 years. I currently work in a referral practice in the UK and have been here for just over 4 years. I am now looking to broaden my horizons and try something new to advance my career.
I have good knowledge and understanding with the use of CT and MRI scanning as I currently work in the neurology department at Wear Referrals, UK. This also gives me the opportunity to work alongside and caring for neurological, surgical and ICU patients within the wards. I also have good knowledge and use of a variety of other equipment to include:
- Multi parameter monitors
- ECG Machines
- Pulse Oximetry
- Digital X-Ray
- Varity of Idexx Machines
I am currently looking for Veterinary Nursing positions in Australia. I would preferably like full time work in a referral or small animal practice. I would most defiantly consider any other positions available in mixed practices as I have worked in a mixed practice previously. During my career I have also worked covering all reception duties. I am happy to work, week days, nightshift and weekend shifts.
My intentions are to find work for the beginning of January but if the right position becomes available I would be happy to start earlier. I am able to provide Both my CV and references upon request. Thank you for taking the time to read my advert. I can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Becky, East Perth, WA (posted 2nd September) UK Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse
Hi, I am Becky. I'm a fully qualified UK veterinary nurse on a working holiday in Australia. I'm currently living in the East Perth area and looking for a locum position between the 13th of September and the 28th of October.
I qualified by degree route in 2010 and completed a masters in veterinary nursing in 2015 while working full time. I have mainly worked in referral hospitals undertaking a large array of duties including ward nursing, theatre nursing, sterilising, attending to clients and anaesthesia. I have spent five years specialising in internal medicine and approximately a year and a half in theatre nursing. Also a large amount of time coaching student vets and nurses.
I have worked in different environments and I am used to adapting to suit the needs of different practices and their clients. I am registered with the Western Australian Veterinary Board and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Sandy Ward, South Sydney & Surrounds, NSW (posted 1st September) Experienced & Qualified Locum Nurse
Hi, I am Sandy. I am a fully qualified veterinary nurse with experience. I am currently working part-time in a small mixed practice in rural N.S.W. I am also studying my Bachelor of Veterinary Technology at CSU. I am in my second year. I have worked in a busy Sydney clinic as well as a busy Sydney shelter.
I am looking for locum veterinary nursing positions from mid November 2016 to mid October 2017. I will be living in South Sydney but will consider other places too.
Please email me on: email@example.com if you would like my resume, or further details.
Angela, Melbourne East & Surrounds, VIC (posted 30th August) Trainee Vet Nurse/Receptionist/Animal Attendant
Hello, my name is Angela and I have always had a strong passion for animals as can be seen through out my previous voluntary work and previous employment.
I have extensive experience in working with animals. I have volunteered as a cattery attendant within Save-A-Dog Scheme in Glen Iris whereby my duties were including but not limited to; laundry, cleaning catteries, preparing food, grooming. socialising/playing with the cats and also liasing with other staff members and members of the public. In my spare time I also undertake house/pet sitting assignments and take care of people's pets which I thoroughly enjoy. I have also worked within the grooming industry for two and a half years and during that time I gained extensive experience in bathing, drying, brushing out, nail trimming and providing customer service.. I was previously employed as a Veterinary Nurse/Receptionist at Boronia Veterinary Clinic but I am now looking for a role within a smaller clinic which will allow me to thrive and reach my full potential. I am more than willing to work as a kennel hand/cattery attendant also.
I undertook a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (Reception Skill Set) at Box Hill this year, which enabled me to gain a strong understanding of the veterinary nurse role and it also allowed me to have the opportunity to have hands on experience with a range of different animals within the school vet clinic. I would love the opportunity to work within a clinic whilst I complete the rest of my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. I would prefer to work within a clinic which is located in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne but I am willing to travel further if the right opportunity presented itself. If you would like a copy of my CV or you would like to know more please do not hesitate to contact me.
0433 740 480
Toner Chen, NSW-wide (posted 23rd August) Qualified Vet Nurse
Organized nature and personable attitude make me a great candidate for the position. I am a reliable, hardworking and honest fast learner. In addition, I am willing to experience new things with fast-paced environment and good work ethic. I am also a creative problem solver, and am adept at problem solving.
I have expertise in:
- Restraining animals well
- Bathing, cutting, combing, blow-drying and styling animals' coats, clipping their nails and cleaing their ears
- Inspecting, preparing, cleaning, disinfecting and maintaining comfortable animals cages and enclosures
- Transporting food, filling water troughs and feeding animals according to their individual need
- Maintaing animals health records, treating minor injuries and reporting serious conditions to veterinarins
- Dusting and spraying insecticides on animals and immersing them in insecticide baths, to control insect pests.
- Preparing the oral, and injectable medicine
- Blood collecting, IV catheter, Imaging &Biochemistry machines operated
- Before doing surgery, preparing surgery instrument and brushing in hands
Working at veterinary clinics and/or hospitals would allow me to implement my communication skills and initiative in a professional environment while taking care of animals under treatments, place animals at veterinary facilities, and assist veterinarians to perform procedures and surgeries. Please take a moment to review. I believe I have the qualifications you need and I look forward to hearing from you soon, thanks.
Free call at 0481 264 952 or by email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Helen Whatley, Cairns & Queensland-wide (posted 23rd August) Experienced & qualified UK Nurse
I am a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse from the UK with six years experience looking for work in Cairns. Will also consider surrounding areas.
I have been working in Melbourne since October 2015, I locumed in a general practice and then spent 6 months working in a 24 hour emergency clinic. I have also previously volunteered for a TNR project in Borneo.
I have experience with sole charge out of hours work (VS on call), taking emergency calls, inpatient care and assisting with emergency procedures.
I enjoy running successful nurse clinics and I am happy to carry out reception duties when required. I am competent in placing endotracheal tubes and intravenous catheters and also able to use a variety of monitoring equipment, such as pulse oximetry, ECG, capnograph and multiparameter monitors. I have experience in both digital and analog radiograph machines and processors. I am familiar with a wide range of anaesthetic circuits, including Humphrey ADE.
I have used a variety of Idexx laboratory analysers including: ProCyte, Catalyst, SNAPshot, Coag, LaserCyte, VetLab UA, VetStat, VetTest and VetAutoread Haematology.
I am looking to start working from the middle of September 2016 onwards. I am happy to work week days, night duties and weekends. I can provide my resume and references on request, please contact me on email@example.com
Lucie Vernon, Melbourne, VIC, & Sydney, NSW (posted 19th August) UK Qualified Vet Nurse
I am a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse from the UK with 7 year experience working in various small animal practices. I will be looking early 2017 for a locum nursing position, ideally with accommodation, where I can pursue my passion for nursing.
I am very confident and competent in my job, which includes:
- Preparing patients and equipment for surgical operations
- Assisting the veterinary surgeon during operations and consultations
- Monitoring and recording patients vitals under anaesthetic using Isoflurane volatile agent
- General care and treatment of hospitalised patients
- Dispensing and administering medication to patients (IV, SC, IM)
- Use of veterinary equipment (ECG’s, pulse oximeter, capnography, blood pressure, infusion pump, centrifuge, IDEXX diagnostic machines)
- Intravenous catheter placement, obtaining blood, urine and other samples from patients
- Preparing and administering intravenous fluid therapy
- Carrying out dental scaling and polishing procedures
- Carrying out in-house laboratory work
- Taking and processing radiographs (automatic and digital processor)
- Packing and sterilising veterinary equipment using autoclave
- Consulting various nurse appointments
- General reception duties and use of computer software RX works
I also hold a full UK driving licence. My CV is available upon request; you can contact me by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lydia Carmichael, Illawarra, NSW (posted 19th August) Entry Level Vet Nurse
Hello, my name is Lydia Carmichael.
I will be completing Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing at the beginning of November, and have completed Certificate II Animal Studies.
My experience includes work placement at GreenCross Vets- Warilla, which incorporates the general duties of a Vet Nurse.
I am looking for a position as a Junior/Trainee Vet Nurse in the Illawarra region, as I am located in Kiama.
I am available to start as soon as possible
Mobile: 0422 492 283
Courtney Brydson, Geelong & Surrounds, VIC (posted 15th August) Entry Level Vet Nurse
Hi all my name is Courtney Brydson and I am on the hunt for a full time or part time Junior veterinary nursing position. I have a passion for animal welfare and how I as a veterinary nurse I can assist clients with the health and wellbeing of their pets. I am eager to learn, enthusiastic and very hard working. I am willing to travel around 60km radius from the Geelong area and am willing to move closer to employment. I am available at your earliest convenience.
At the present point in time I am working as a casual nurse at Geelong Animal Welfare Society, and as I part of this I have obtained my microchipping number.
During 2014 my first year of my certificate 4 in Veterinary nursing I completed placement for one week intervals at Bannockburn Veterinary clinic, Bellarine Veterinary Clinic (Newcomb clinic) and Leopold Pet Hospital.
For the remanding time of my second year of my cert 4 I undertook a voluntary internship at Our Vet Melton on a one day per week basis where I was able to complete my practical assessment section of my cert 4 and gain specific industry knowledge.
My qualifications include:
- Certificate 4 in veterinary nursing
- Certificate 3 in Companion Animal Services.
- Implantation of microchips in cats and dogs
These qualifications were undertaken at Gordon Tafe and through AIRC online.
Please feel free to contact me via email: email@example.com
Or via phone on 0408 299 752.
I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Serena Urquhart, Mornington Peninsula, VIC (posted 12th August) Trainee Veterinary Nurse
I am a dedicated and passionate twenty year old student, in the process of completing my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
I am currently seeking a trainee veterinary nursing or cattery/kennel hand position to increase my experience, allow me to complete the placement component of my certificate and kick-start my career in the animal care industry.
I have a vast range of experience in both paid and volunteer positions within the Animal Care Industry, all of which are listed in my resume and can be provided upon request. Through these experiences I have developed my skills in;
- Feeding, cleaning and medicating of animals.
- Maintaining strict hygiene routines, presentation and overall organisation.
- Observation, monitoring and reporting of signs of illness or distress in patients
- A basic understanding of pharmaceutical procedures and drawing of pre-medications
- Setting up and assisting in surgeries.
- Assisting the veterinarian or qualified nurses with restraints, treatments and examinations
- Correct use of the autoclave, including the packing and sterilisation of kits, drapes and other surgical equipment.
- Monitoring patients post-surgery
- Maintenance of the cattery and kennels
I also have a strong customer service background through my history in hospitality and admin work. As a current customer service and event admin assistant, I have developed very strong computer literacy skills, as well as positive telephone and face-to-face communication skills.
I have my Certificate II in Animal Studies, Components of my Certificate III in Companion Animal Services, a Certificate IV in Veterinary Reception Skill Set and a basic dog grooming certificate.
I would be open to all employment opportunities in the animal care industry that may assist me in increasing my skills and achieving my dream job as a veterinary nurse. I am happy to travel anywhere in Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, and anywhere in the Mornington Peninsula.
If you feel that I may be an advantageous addition to your clinic, than I look forward to hearing from you and forwarding you my resume.
Mobile: 0428 109 770
Suzen Riverson, Melbourne, VIC (posted 11th August) Trainee Vet Nurse
My name is Suzen Riverson. At the moment I am looking for any type of work wanting to expand my knowledge, as a vet nurse. I have some animal care knowledge and willing to learn more, on the job. I have a lot of experience, working with and studying animals for 3 years, experienced helping/working in 5 different vets (big and small), over 10 years working in administration, and completed many animal and non animal certifications. I am used to working in quiet and hectic situations.
I have many skills I can contribute to help your business such as attention to detail, stock control, providing valued customer service, cash handling and EFTPOS, animal handling, any type of surgical assistance, anesthetic monitoring, general cleaning and making surgical packs. Use of VetScan2 and Idexx pathology, knowledge of Rx Works and Customer Logic software, and much more.
I have my own car or can take public transport.
If you would like to see my CV or know anything else, feel free to email me at Suzen_riverson92@hotmail.com or look me up on Linked In to know more of my experiences and qualifications.
Thank you and I hope I get the chance to show you that I will be a great asset to your business. If you need me, I will be there for you.
Marnie Fleay, Mandurah & Sth Perth, WA (posted 10th August) Experienced Qualified Vet Nurse
My name is Marnie Fleay and I have over 7 years experience as being a veterinary nurse. I graduated in New Zealand in 2006 where I then worked in some of the busiest clinics in Christchurch. After 5 years I moved to Australia with my family where I began working in another very busy clinic in Mandurah (Perth).
I am currently seeking either part time or casual hours, but I can be flexible and work when needed. I have experience as a surgical nurse, reception duties and head nurse duties of meeting reps, ordering stock ect.
I am very comfortable in operating blood diagnostic machines, autoclaves, inserting catheters, anesthetic monitoring, fluid pumps and pharmaceutical dispensing.
I believe myself to be a dedicated hard worker who strives to push myself to my full potential. I have great customer customer communication skills as well as a relaxed personality so find it easy to fit in anywhere.
Please send me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Piermario Bellottari, Sydney & surrounds, NSW (posted 9th August) Overseas Qualified Veterinarian seeking Vet Nurse role
My name is Piermario Bellottari, and I am a qualified veterinarian from Italy.
I graduated in 2007 from the University of Camerino, and I've passed the National Italian Examination for Veterinary Medicine 5 months later. After a 6 month period of internship at a number of clinics/hospitals, I worked in first aid and critical care at a few large and small veterinary establishments in Italy.
I am currently looking for a job as a veterinary nurse/veterinary assistant in Sydney
You can reach me on 0449 025 376 or by e-mail email@example.com. I am available to work for up to 20 hours per week.
I am able to send my resume upon request.
Rachel Van Kesteren, Melbourne West, VIC (posted 1st August) Experienced Vet Nurse
I have had over 10 years experience working in mainly SPF and conventional animal houses. I would like to move away from the research sector and focus on developing my veterinary nursing / animal husbandry skills in other fields.
I have my Diploma in Applied Science – Animal Technology, compromising Certificate II in Animal Attending, Certificate III in Veterinary Nursing and Certificate IV in Animal Care. I hold a current drivers licence, police check, working with childrens card and senior first aid certificate.
I have the qualifications and foundation skills necessary to enter at a trainee or junior level. I am prepared to do anything to get my foot in through the door, even if it is volunteering or shadowing a more experienced vet nurse for a couple of days a week to get my competence up.
My experience as a veterinary nurse/ animal attendant has included;
- General reception duties, answering phone, attending to customer enquiries, managing accounts and bookings, providing service/ product advice and advice on basic animal care (eg. fleeing, worming, vaccinations, registration and desexing).
- Exercising, feeding and monitoring patients.
- Scrubbing cages and general cleaning.
- Prepping and assisting surgery (eg. autoclaving, making up instrumental kits and animal restraint).
I see workplace safety, animal welfare, infection control and good customer service as high priority areas. If I had to describe my best qualities they would be reliability, hardworking, attention to detail, organised and positive.
I believe I have good communication skills and the ability to deal with people from a varied background. Working in a team and being able to share information, solve problems and make decisions has been very important in many of my job roles.
I am situated in Melbourne’s West. Any hours will suit me. I will grab whatever I can get.
Please email me on;
Rosie O’Brien; Melbourne, VIC (posted 1st August) Trainee Vet Nurse
I am seeking a position in a clinic where I am able to complete my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. I have been doing unpaid placement in a clinic since December 2015 and have gained a lot of knowledge and experience from being there. I live in Melbourne and am happy to travel around the surrounding suburbs.
I have a broad understanding of workplace issues and procedures. I understand that every clinic has their differences and would like to experience the industry in a different clinic to broaden my experiences. I have always been an animal lover and cannot wait to become a qualified vet nurse and have my dream job while always learning more at the same time.
I will graduate with a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in early 2017. I am a fast learner and a hard worker. I have experience working in the boarding kennels, hospital wards, surgery and admin work. I am happy to take on any challenge given to me. I enjoy every aspect of the veterinary industry and would be happy to take on any role provided to me e.g. I am happy to look after the animals in the hospital but I am also able to help in admin areas. I have experience with setting up equipment for surgery, during emergency situations and monitoring animals while under anaesthetic. I also have experience in blood collection and running, x-ray operations and physical exams. I have a good understanding of animal behaviour and know when to be cautious of an animal who is nervous to be in unfamiliar environments.
I always present myself professionally and respect the clients and patients. I will treat patients and clients with high standards of professionalism and care. My previous experience in customer service is proof that I am able to communicate with customers professionally.
For any other information regarding myself, work experience and my references please contact me via email; firstname.lastname@example.org
Cheyne Pannett, Melbourne, VIC (posted 28th July) Trainee Vet Nurse
I am currently seeking placement so I can undertake a certificate IV in veterinary nursing. I am looking for placement in Melbourne or surrounding suburbs and would prefer if the clinic was close to public transport.
I have previously completed a certificate IV in veterinary nursing specialising in reception skill set at Box Hill Institution of TAFE, and through this course I have gained an understanding of OH&S and WHS issues (pertaining to animal handling and the transmission of disease), as well as hands on experience at Myuna Farm (administering various treatments to a range of animals) and at the clinic Pets On Elgar at the Box Hill Institute of TAFE.
I have 7+ years of customer service experience and would be able to help with reception duties as well as completing any veterinary nurse duty you would ask of me.
For a copy of my covering letter and CV or if you have any other queries, please do not hesitate to contact me at email@example.com. Thank you for your time and consideration.
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