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.

Annette Hayes, Launceston, TAS (posted 8th December) Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Hello, my name is Annette and I am looking for work in a local Veterinary Clinic.

I have a Certificate Ill in Animal Studies and will be enrolling in my Certificate lV in Veterinary Nursing in 2017.  I am able to do all basic nursing duties including microchipping, surgical preparation, desexing tatoos etc.

I have experience at a local small animal Veterinary Clinic which I currently volunteer at one day a week, and currently work casually at a Dog Daycare and Training facility. I have also worked as a stable/farm hand for 3 years and assisted attending vets with the equine and animal care they provided.

I am available for full time, part time or casual work and can start immediately if required.

I am quick learner and l have a love of all animals both big and small.  I am reliable, hard working, honest and a team player.  I would be very interested to hear from you and learn more about your practice, its goals and plans and how I may be able to contribute to its continued success and growth.

Thank you for your time.
My contact details are: or mobile 0448 687 696
My resume is available on request

Ashley, Geelong & Surrounds, VIC (posted 6th December) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi everyone, my name is Ashley. I am living in Geelong. I have recently finished my Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing, and I am close to getting my microchip implant number. I am fresh out of school and you can teach me your clinics procedures!

 I am flexible with the hours I can work, and I am willing to travel up to an hour to get to work each day. I have been working in a busy boarding kennel and cattery for the past 4 years, so I have lots of animal handling experience. As well as completing a year of work experience at the University of Melbourne Veterinary Clinic. I am keen to get into the clinic environment and put my skills to good use!

Please feel free to email me for a copy of my resume or any other information:

Melissa Heffernan, Perth, WA (posted 6th December) Qualified and Experienced Veterinary Nurse

I am a qualified and registered VN that has been in the industry for 10 years. Previously I have worked at the same practice until June this year when I decided for a change in my career and to seek further skills which I then moved into a referral practice (finishing on the 31st Dec). Unfortunately I have discovered this is not the position for me and would love to return back to general practice.  I am currently seeking a permanent full-time position in a general practice (small animals) however would be interested in locum work in the meantime if needed. Preferably looking for work SOR but am willing to travel for the right position.

Also very interested in running puppy preschool classes if anyone is looking for an instructor.

For a detailed resume or any more information please email me at

Jordyn, Sydney, NSW (posted 5th December) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Jordyn and I am currently studying my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Open Colleges.

I am looking for work placement or paid employment in Sydney, NSW. I have a Bachelor of Science (Zoology) from Western Sydney University and am currently employed as a kennel hand at Monikas Doggie Rescue.

I am very passionate about animal health and welfare and have vast experience handling difficult animals.

You can contact me by email at for my full resume or call me on 0435 558 044.

Elise Lawler, Melbourne, Vic (posted 29th November) Trainee Vet Nurse

I am currently looking for a Trainee or Junior Nursing position in Melbourne VIC. 

Previous roles have given me fantastic customer service/sales, OHS and administration skills that I feel will be a benefit to begin a career in Veterinary Nursing.  I have a strong passion for animal welfare, maternal health, and surgical nursing.

I have completed my Certificate 2 in Animal studies, and a 4 week practical training course at VNTI, giving me valuable animal handling skills and surgical experience such as drug dosage, anaesthetic setup and monitoring.

I am also currently enrolled in Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing (reception skill set) at Box Hill Institute, thus i will be eligible to continue my studies next year with a trainee position, which I am very keen to obtain in order to solidify and expand on my skills that I have learnt to date.

Please do not hesitate to contact me, I would be glad to send through my Cover letter and CV, along with any certificates that I have obtained. I would be happy to attend an interview and/or trial day.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Phone: 0401 151 218

Lacey Crofts, SE Melbourne,  VIC (posted 28th November) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name Is Lacey and I’m currently seeking a Trainee Vet Nursing position.

I am Currently Studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with Open Colleges. I am located in Warragul. VIC.

I have several relevant Certificates such as Certificate III and IV in Companion animal services, Dog Obedience Certificate and two Animal Nutrition Certificates.

I feel I would benefit greatly from the right opportunity. I have always been passionate about working with and helping animals. i am punctual, work well within a team or autonomously, I am positive with good communications skills, I am also focused, ambitious and eager to learn and further develop my skills.

For anything that may suit me please don’t hesitate to be in contact. I would love to hear from you!

P: 0421 201 430

Megan Cornelissen, Melbourne, VIC (posted 28th November) Experienced Part Time/Casual Veterinary Nurse

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

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

Currently I work part time as a veterinary nurse at an exotics clinic, and would like to compliment these skills with general practice work. I work in a small team, and understand the importance of positive workplace dynamics and high quality client communication.

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

I can be contacted at: or 0422 717 558

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

Monique, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 25th November) Trainee Vet Nurse

My Name is Monique and 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 was requared 

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 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. 

Claire Hammat, Adelaide Hills, SA (posted 25th November) Experienced Part Time/Casual Vet Nurse

I am looking for a part-time/casual position in the Animal Care Industry or Veterinary Nursing.

I have previously worked as a Veterinary Nurse, and I hold a Certificate II in Animal Studies.

I have just completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science and I am currently training through the Delta Society to become a Professional Dog Trainer, which includes the Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services.

I would like to return to Veterinary Nursing, with my broadened knowledge of animal :(and human) behaviour, and pursue the Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. 

I also work as a Deputy-Editor and Communications and Media Manager for The Australia Times - Pets Magazine.

I can be contacted at; 
0421 135 727

I am happy to send through my CV as well as I have a written reference from the Head Editor of Pets Magazine. 

Kylie, Sunshine Coast/North & South Brisbane, QLD (posted 23rd November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

Qualified and Experienced VN Qld (Diploma in Veterinary Nursing)

28 years experience in Veterinary Industry.  Available Monday to Friday for long or short term locum positions within Sunshine Coast, North and South Brisbane regions.

Contact: Kylie 0448 209 293 or

Sue McDonald, Perth North, WA (posted 22nd November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

Sue McDonald qualified VN with over 10 years experience. Available for casual reception shifts in Perth northern suburbs. May be available at short notice if you need cover for receptionists who are on sick leave. Please email me at

Amanda Brady, Western Sydney NSW (posted 22nd November) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Amanda. I am 25 living in Western Sydney and I am enrolling in Vet Nursing in Jan 2017. I will be studying full time (2 days per week, likely to be Mon & Wed) and I am looking for Casual shifts or Part time work in a Veterinary clinic. I am available for the other 3 days during the week (tues, thur, fri and would work weekends if paid shifts were available) OR I am willing to volunteer 2 days per week as that us the minimum requirement for the course. I am happy to travel anywhere in Sydney and surrounds.

I have previously been a Zoo Keeper at Wildlife Sydney and Sydney Aquarium (2 years) and have also been an Animal attendant at the RSPCA (1+ years) and most recently I have been in the Real Estate Industry. As people who work in the animal industry would know, it is a job that we do for the love and passion that we have for animals and I am determined to get back into the animal industry as this is what I am passionate about. I have a Certificate II in Animal Care and a Certificate III in Captive Animals and am looking to expand my knowledge into the medical side of animal care. My ultimate goal would be to work my way up, learning in a small clinic, gaining work in a larger Veterinary Hospital, Specialist or referral Hospital. Complete Diplomas in Vet nursing and eventually become a Wildlife Nurse as my background and interest is in working with Wildlife.

I am a competent and reliable individual with thorough observation skills and an enthusiastic worker who shows initiative and goes above & beyond her job role. I am comfortable in a team environment or without supervision. Detail oriented and resourceful in the completion of tasks with ability to multitask effectively and importantly I have an out-going friendly personality who gets along with colleagues well.
I would appreciate any positions available to help me get my foot in the door in the vet nursing industry and help me to learn while I study. I am happy to send through my resume. My contact details are:
(m) 0449 800 416

Hayley O'Connell, South-East Queensland (posted 22nd November) Experienced Vet Nurse

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 9 years in Thoroughbred Stud Farm duties and Equine Veterinary Nursing.

I'm currently working at Scone Equine Hospital in NSW and continuing my studies in cert IV Veterinary nursing. I'm loving working at SEH but unfortunately my contract finishes in November. While being here I have been exposed to a large number of critical care patients and I believe I have thrived in the stressful and challenging environment. 

I'm keen to look for small or mixed animal practice veterinary nursing work or placement now, back in South East Queensland where my husband and much loved pets live, and I am available to start in December 2016.

Please don't hesitate to contact me for any questions and I hope to hear from you soon.

Hayley O'Connell
Mobile 0447 495 355

Carina, Western Sydney/Blue Mountains, NSW (posted 22nd November) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Carina. I am currently studying my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, and am looking for a traineeship at a Western Sydney or Blue Mountains veterinary clinic. I live in the upper Blue Mountains, but am willing to travel.

I am a mature aged student. I worked in the animal welfare sector for 6 years, as an animal attendant, and later in a supervisory position. I am confident in handling all animals, and have experience in administering medications (IV, SC, IM, topical). I am also an authorised microchipper (NSW), euthanasia technician and have undertaken cephalic venepuncture and vaccination training. I have completed my Certificate II in Animal Studies, Hills Science Diet nutrition training and Chemical Awareness training; having a particular interest in animal behaviour, I also attended Delta Society and Tellington T Touch weekend seminars.

Whilst my clinic experience is limited, through weekly work placement I am beginning to learn about general and surgical nursing, anaesthesia monitoring, pathology, radiation, fluid therapy and dental procedures. I am dedicated to my studies and the veterinary nursing field, which translates into a hard-working trainee, where no jobs are too big, small (or messy!). 

My shelter experience means I am emotionally resilient, empathetic and professional at all times, whilst still maintaining a good sense of humour. I thrive under pressure, and work well both autonomously and in a team.

Phone: 0406 618 658

Teanna Neale, Perth, WA (posted 22nd November) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Teanna, I've been working in the industry for two years through work experience and I'm now graduating from Applied Vocational Training in December.

I am looking for casual/part time/full time work and I'm able to start on the 10th December with full availability.

During my two years experience in the industry I have gained skills with surgical nursing and also reception duties, I have a high level of communication skills and love both reception work and surgical nursing work. I have completed over 320 practical hours this year through my studies.

I am an energetic and bubbly person who is keen to learn more and do so at a fast pace.

Feel free to contact me via my email:

Shannon McMillan, Melbourne (posted 22nd November) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi, My name is Shannon McMillan and I am currently studying my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and am looking for a clinic I can gain entry work in as a full time Trainee Veterinary Nurse or similar to continue my studies and gain long term employment  in an industry I am passionate about. 

I am located in Melbourne South Eastern suburbs but would be willing to travel if required. I have a vast rage of experience currently in administration/reception and customer service roles throughout my working life and have recently completed my Hills VNA short course in regards to animal nutrition to gain extra knowledge for my studies.

I also recently volunteered at my local Petstock at their micro chipping blitz in which I was able to gain more handling experience with animals such as large and small dogs as well as cats. 

I am a hard- worker with a positive 'can-do' attitude, am quick to pick up new skills and am very keen to keep expanding my knowledge, skills and experience in the veterinary industry. I have always had a passion for animals and their welfare and would love to get my foot in the door in this amazing industry.

For any suitable positions I would love to be notified, Please feel free to send me an email on:

I would also be more than happy to forward through my resume or cover letter.

Angela, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs & Surrounds, VIC (posted 22nd November) Trainee Vet Nurse

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 three years and during that time I gained a strong understanding of dealing with different dog breeds, providing excellent customer service and providing different grooming services. I was previously employed as a Veterinary Nurse/Receptionist at Boronia Veterinary Clinic but I am now looking for 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 prefer to working within a clinic which is located in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne but I am willing to travel further if the right opportunity 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 

Amelia Lincoln, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs, VIC (posted 21st November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

Hello my name is Amelia Lincoln! I am a certificate IV qualified veterinary nurse with 4 years experience in small animal practice. I have been nursing in the UK for the past couple of months and will be heading home to Melbourne, Aus mid Jan so will be looking to start locum work in the Melbourne eastern suburbs then. I am a hardworking, reliable and enthusiastic Person with a bright personal whose passion and experience extends to all aspects of nursing so please feel free to contact me via email at if you have a position coming up. Looking forward to hearing from you!

Sharnte Johnson, Sydney's North Shore & Surrounds, NSW (posted 21st November) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Sharnte l am looking for work in a Veterinary Clinic to complete my Certificate lV in Veterinary Nursing and long term employment.

I have a Certificate ll in Animal Studies and have almost completed my Certificate lV in Veterinary Nursing, l only have three subjects to complete.

I am able to do all basic nursing duties including micro chipping.

I have two years experience at the AWL Veterinary Clinic, six months at the AWL Kennels and six months at Pet Vets Petersham.

I am available for full time or part time work and l can start right away.

I am reliable, hard working, honest, a team player, a quick learner and l have a love of all animals both big and small.

My contact details are:

Claire Stewart, South-East Queensland (posted 18th November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

I'm returning to sunny QLD in the new year and am on the search for a new place to call home (well I seem to spend more time at work than at home so I may as well call it that!).

I am a Cert IV qualified Veterinary Nurse with over 20 years experience.  I have worked in all aspects of the industry, from surgical referral hospitals and large animal facilities, through to one man clinics and emergency. 

I am an extremely practical vet nurse and can turn my hand to almost anything.  I also consider myself an extremely resilient person, a hard worker, an approachable leader and a committed employee.  I have been a finalist in the VNCA Vet Nurse of the year award twice in the past three years as well, so I must be doing something right!

Whilst I have spent the last 10 years of my Vet Nurse career in large upscale hospitals, I feel just as much at home in smaller, community orientated clinics.

I am looking for a position ideally in South East QLD.

I'd love you to make contact with me if you think it would be awesome to have me on your team!
Phone 0407 379 324

Lucy, Hunter Valley, NSW (posted 17th November) Experienced & Qualified Vet Nurse

My name is Lucy. I am a Certificate IV qualified Veterinary Nurse with over 10 years experience in both specialist centres and small animal practice seeking full time work in the Hunter Valley.

My experience includes: Surgery prep, calculating and administering premeds, blood works, anaesthesia, xrays, ultrasounds, reception, cleaning and customer service.

Please contact me on 0402 228 762 or email and I can forward on my CV.

Tracy Kamens, Melbourne East, North & South, VIC (posted 17th November) Contract Practice Manager

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

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

You can reach me on either 0411 611 348 or

Rebecca Johnson, Parramatta & Surrounds, NSW (posted 15th November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

I am looking for some locum work around the western/north western Sydney area ASAP - February 2017. At the present, I am available Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday between the hours of 8am and 5pm. However I can be flexible with adequate notice.
As of February 2017, I will be looking for a permanent position around the Dubbo area.

My name is Rebecca, I am a 28year old mother and step mother to 3 young boys. I have been in the industry since 2005 gaining my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2008. My experience ranges from quiet, small practices to large, extremely busy practices mainly with small animals. I have an aim of becoming a Veterinarian in the near future (when my children are older). Currently, I am an all round nurse with experience in reception, medical nursing, monitoring surgeries and although I am not qualified in this area(however, very interested in gaining a qualification)- grooming of both dogs and cats.

For further information please flick me an email at

Felicity Starnes, Melbourne & Geelong & Surrounds, VIC (posted 14th November) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hello my name is Felicity Starnes and I'm a qualified vet nurse as of late November. I'm looking for part time or full time work, in Melbourne or Geelong and surrounds. I'm also willing to relocate if the right position came up, please contact me on 0497 090 924 or email:

Esther, Mornington Peninsula, VIC (posted 14th November) Experienced Vet Nurse

Resigned vet nurse looking for a receptionist role in vet clinic/practice. Living on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, having previously worked at 3 different vet clinics as a nurse in NSW and Sydney. Cert 3 in vet nursing and experience with Cornerstone software and Bumble Bee. Extensive experience with customer service. Contact Esther on 0437 200 048. Thank you.

Lucie Vernon, Sydney, NSW (posted 10th November) UK Qualified Vet Nurse

I am a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse from the UK, with 7 years 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:

I also hold a full UK driving licence. My CV is available upon request by email:

Karuniawan Yuko Perwira Putra, Australia-Wide (posted 8th November) Overseas Qualified Vet Seeking Vet Nurse Position

My name is Karuniawan Yuko Perwira Putra.

I am qualified veterinarian in Indonesia who graduated from Universitas Gadjah Mada in December 2015. I am currently on working holiday visa and working toward ECFVG exam. I am looking for opportunity to work as veterinary nurse in Australia since I do not have my license to practice in Australia yet. I believe the position will help me to gain experience, knowledge, and some fortune for the exam.

My past working experience mainly in veterinary public health related area. I have also externship experience in small animal clinic, zoo, and marine mammal captive facility.

I am looking for Job anywhere in Australia as long as my workplace is close to any nearby accommodation or accessible with public transportation because I do not own a car. I am currently available  and willing to work in any days, including weekends, public holiday, and after-hours roster.

My email                      :
Skype/LINE                  : karuniawanyuko

Blaz Pazanin, Bankstown, Canterbury & Peakhurst, NSW (posted 7th November) Trainee Vet Nurse

Name: Blaz Pazanin

Qualifications: Certificate II in animal studies, but continuing to study certificate IV in vet nursing next year

Experience: I have been an animal attendant and also volunteer at a vet hospital for almost 3 years, I've done the od nursing shift from time to time, I've a good knowledge of cornerstone in terms of billing up meds and surgery, adding history's, doing reminders, printing out medication labels, I can prep surgery and monitor the animal while under, I'd need help with the chart though as I haven't done them in a while, I'm good with monitoring the animal while there recovering, I'm good with cleaning surgical instruments, and packing them, I need abit of work on mastering the drapes and the surgical gown though, I'm good with the clients, and client orders and hospital orders, I haven't done much diagnostics in the lab or with the microscope slides so I'd need some more experience in that or x-rays. 

I can administer medication most routes for example subcut, orally and intramuscular meds, but haven't done I/v catheters yet, I can restock for e.g.  syringes, needles, swabs etc. I can detail clean for example scrub walls, sweep under cages, clean shelves, I can maintain disease control in isolation with appropriate PPE, I can get samples from animals for urinalysis and stool sample tests, I can cater to animals needs which are in boarding or strays, Thank you for taking the time to look through my experience if you wish to see my resume please text me your email address thanks.

Type of work, Trainee Vet Nursing/Animal Attendant in areas around Bankstown, Canterbury & Peakhurst

Contact Details: 0450 008 163

Toner Chen, NSW (posted 3rd Novermber) Veterinary Nurse

I am willing to keep up with fast-paced environment and good work ethic. I am a creative problem solver as well.

On top of that,

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, place animals at veterinary facilities, and assist veterinarians to perform procedures and surgeries. Please take a moment to watch.  I believe I have the qualifications you need and I look forward to hearing from you soon, thanks.

Phone: 0481 264952 
Contact me on mail:

Caitlin, Brisbane, QLD (posted 2nd November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

Hello, my name is Caitlin. I completed my certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in Brisbane in 2015, and have since worked as a full time veterinary nurse in Ireland with a specialist clinic and in London with a 24/7 clinic connected to a specialist clinic across the road. I have also had experience working as a locum on weekends and night shifts with other practices around the United Kingdom. I will be in Brisbane visiting family and will be available for locum work from about the 15th of December - Mid January/possibly early February. I will usually be available for short term shifts in case of sickness and emergencies. 

My email is (do not currently have a mobile number but can advise via email when I have one).

Suzen Riverson, Melbourne, VIC (posted 1st November) Trainee Vet Nurse

Dear practice managers,

My name is Suzen Riverson, I have over 4 years experience studying and working with animals, and over 10 years working in administration/reception duties. I have completed my cert 2 and 3 in animal studies, and completed about 1/3 of my cert 4 in vet nursing. I am looking for any type of vet nursing work, in Melbourne, to learn more and fully complete my certificate.

I can contribute many skills to your practice including:

If you would like to see my resume or know more, feel free to contact me either via email: for a copy of my CV or via mobile on 0413 506 913

If you need me, I will be there for you and your patients.

Jasmin Hocking, Virginia & Surrounds, SA (posted 31st October) Entry Level Vet Nurse


Hello, my name is Jasmin Hocking. I live in Virginia, South Australia. I am seeking a Veterinary Nurse Traineeship to complete a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. This requires 15 hour of paid work a week and 1 morning/afternoon a week at Gilles Plains TAFE. Preferably within 30 minutes from my current location, but willing to travel for the right position.

I have obtained my certificates in Certificate III in Business Administration, Certificate II in Animal Studies and I have completed my Certificate III in Companion Animal Services. I have a strong work ethic, I am professional in everything I perform and I am dedicated and hardworking. I possess a strong desire and willingness to assist animals in the necessary means.

I completed my year 12 studies in 2015, therefore I am available at all times. I can work on my feet for long periods of time and I am happy to be on-call.

I have an experienced background of customer service and administration. I possess strong empathy for customers, whilst remaining professional, respectful and calm.

Please do not hesitate to contact me via email or a phone call at any time to discuss any potential positions.
Phone: 0409 056 536

Ashleigh Mallison, Melbourne, VIC (posted 25th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Ashleigh Mallison; I am seeking a traineeship for a vet nurse position.

Throughout my life I’ve always had a passion for all animals. After completing VCE, I completed certificate IV in companion animal services to understand the many potential careers I can have while working with animals.

My passion for animals has only gotten stronger over the years growing up. I have a strong desire to further study and broaden my knowledge of all animals in any way, shape or form. I am willing to not only work but work hard to get the most out of every opportunity I get to work with animal and further my career to help in any way I can.

In 2013 I completed Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services at Box Hill Institute to gain knowledge and experience to further my career. Throughout this course I gain knowledge over a wide variety of subjects on all different types of companion animals. This course only furthered and strengthens my passion and desire to work with animals as a career. As a part of this course work experience placement was required to be done. I took this opportunity to work at the Royal Melbourne Show in the animal nursery. The experience from this placement was educational as well as exciting, from working with different species of animals not only caring but also interacting and having the hands on opportunity was outstanding. With this work experience I was offered to work with the company that ran the show at The Royal Sydney Easter Show and giving a reference that 20 out of 130 volunteers were presented with for outstanding work with animals. With the completion of this certificate it has set my mind to the career path I want.

For the last 4 years I have continued to work at The Royal Melbourne Show working in the animal nursery as well as working in the animal nursery at The Royal Sydney Easter Show in 2016

Currently working Part-time at Dan Murphy’s as a means of living but willing to leave for the right opportunity.

Resume and references are available upon request.

Thank you for taking the time to read this,
Contact Details;

Piermario Bellottari, Sydney & surrounds, NSW (posted 13th October) 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 I am available to work for up to 20 hours per week.

I am able to send my resume upon request. 

Jasmine, Central Coast/Newcastle, NSW (posted 11th October) Experienced Vet Nurse

My name is Jasmine. I have worked in the veterinary industry since 2014 both voluntarily and as a paid veterinary nurse, however I do not hold my certificate. My skills include reception duties, surgical nursing, general nursing, cleaning and I am very familiar with treating both tick and snake cases. 

I am looking for part time or full time work around the Central coast and Newcastle regions. Please contact me on 0435 123 900 or via email at

I know I am great at what I do and I will definitely make you happy that you chose me! I look forward to hearing from you.

Lauren Dole, South Morang / Bundoora/ Melbourne & Surrounds, VIC (posted 10th October) Trainee Vet Nurse

My Name is Lauren and I have a bachelor of Biological Sciences with a Major in Zoology. I am currently studying at Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing and am looking for a permanent full time position as a trainee Vet nurse around Melbourne. I have 3 years’ experience working in a Private zoo in the Macedon Ranges where I cared for over 2500 Australian native animals. I was involved in their day to day care, as well as transportation and giving presentations on the animals to large groups of adults and children. I have hand raised 7 joeys , 1 owl , 1 squirrel glider and have been involved in the home veterinary care of many animals which needed fluids , wound care , antibiotic injections and oral treatments.

After working in the zookeeping field for so long I became interested in the medical side of the animals welfare and began studying my cert IV. I was in charge of 8 staff on a locum basis and work well in a team environment. I Think well in my feet and am not easily panicked or flustered.

I am currently working with Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo’s as a 6 month zookeeping opportunity at Tree Roo Rescue and conservation centre in Malanda, Far North Queensland. I will be returning to the Melbourne area mid-December and hoping to start a-fresh in the Veterinary nurse world as I finish off my degree.

My Ideal goal would be to work in Rehabilitation and release of our beautiful native wildlife however any experience in the world of Veterinary nursing and clinical procedures in a goal for the short term.

Please don’t hesitate to call or e-mail me anytime. I am also more than happy to do skype interviews before I return to the Melbourne area if requested.
0403 631 440

Katherine Jordan, Sydney's Lower North Shore & Surrounds, NSW (posted 7th October) Trainee Part Time Vet Nurse

My name is Katherine Jordan and I am currently studying for my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. I am a mature age student, having spent the last 12 years working in Disability Support Roles.

I am keen to further my practical knowledge by gaining a permanent Part-time role (in order to accommodate my studies), preferably on the lower North Shore of Sydney, but am willing to travel if required. I am currently completing my first year and have had experience in General Veterinary Nursing, Anaesthesia Monitoring, Cannulation, Medication dosage and Administration, Radiology, Surgery and the use of the Smartflow Computer System. I have also had experience with Blood Draws, Blood Analysis, Urinalysis, Fine Needle Aspiration and preparation of slides for Microscopy. I was fortunate enough to gain experience, initially as a volunteer, and then with casual work, through a major Inner Sydney Veterinary Practice.

As a responsible pet owner of various large breed dogs, I am confident in my ability to handle and restrain all manner of animals that I may come across. My previous employment taught me the values of open communication, conflict resolution, the ability to remain calm under pressure and the ability to assess and prioritise tasks in an efficient and competent manner. 

I am concurrently studying a short course in Non-Venomous Reptiles which is due for completion in November, 2016.

I'm hardworking, pro-active, keen to expand my knowledge, skills and experience and will always bring a positive and energetic attitude to the workplace. Ideally, I am looking for employment in a Multifaceted Veterinary Practice, but would also consider smaller Community Based Centres or Zoological Centres.

Please do not hesitate to contact me at 

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