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.

Anna Maltseva, Brisbane, QLD (posted 18th July) Veterinary Nurse

I am seeking an opportunity to continue my career as a Veterinary Nurse. I am looking for full time vet nurse job in Brisbane area

I have proven track of relevant employment history. This includes 2 years as a Veterinary Nurse in Australia and 3 years as a Veterinary Doctor in Russia. 


I am passionate about my job and I love to share my knowledge and care for animals.

Available for interviews any day. 
Ph 0420226629

Suzen Riverson, Melbourne, VIC (posted 17th July) Trainee Vet Nurse

I am currently working Fridays and Saturdays at a vet clinic, as a vet nurse performing all reception and surgical duties, and managing the practice on my own during my workdays.

I am also enrolled in my Certificate IV in vet nursing at Melbourne polytechnic, part time course. I have 9 units left to complete and become a qualified vet nurse.

My goal is to get more part time hours of paid work (minimum 5 hours more/week), with a clinic that has more equipment i.e x-rays and bloods machine/pathology. If I get those extra hours, I can re enroll in the full time course, complete my certificate, and become a fully qualified vet nurse by this year.

I have a lot animal care knowledge and experience and many skills I can contribute to help your business such as attention to detail, customer service/ reception duties (Customer Logic and RX Works, and Namebase software knowledge), stock take, product knowledge, sales skills, customer empathy, animal handling, surgical assistance, anesthetic monitoring, working in a busy and quiet environment, blood work (IDDEXX and VETSCAN2), working in a team or autonomously, and much more. I have completed my cert II and III in animal studies, cert III and IV in business administration and have my first aid certificate.

I am an extremely hard working passionate person; I will be one step ahead. I would like to contribute my skills, as well as learn along the way.

I am willing to travel far and have my own transport. 

If you would like to see my CV or know anything else, feel free to email me at or call me on 0413 506 913.

Pauline Marquis, Adelaide, SA (posted 17th July) Qualified Vet Nurse

My name is Pauline Marquis & I am a qualified Veterinary Nurse (Certificate 4) seeking a part-time or casual position. 

I have only recently moved to Hallett Cove Adelaide from Victoria where I worked at two Vet Clinics.  12 years at Seymour Veterinary Surgery & 4 years at Seymour Central Vets.  I also worked at Lort Smith Animal Hospital for approximately 18 years.  

I consider myself to be a very hard working, friendly person who has a GREAT rapport with both clients, their pets & fellow workmates.

If you wish I am able to email my resume to interested parties. 

Or I am more than happy to drop by for a meet & greet. 

Thank You for your time.

Looking forward to hearing from any prospective Veterinary Clinics.

Jessica, Western or Northern Melbourne (posted 17th July) Experienced and Qualified Vet Nurse

Fully qualified Cert IV Veterinary Nurse, VIC, Taylors Lakes.

Hi my name's Jessica.

I'm a qualified veterinary nurse with 4 years' experience.

I have experience in small animal clinics, well practiced in all fields of nursing and work well within a team. I also have experience with wildlife, reptiles, birds, and have trained horses for many years.

I am looking for full time work in the western or northern suburbs of Melbourne. 

Contact me anytime on: 0481 387 911 Or

Sarah Pitcher, Melbourne / Negotiable (posted 17th July) UK Trained, Experienced Specialist Referral Vet Nurse

Miss Sarah Pitcher RVN   Specialist Referral Veterinary Nurse (Neurology/ Surgery)

British national Locum within Australia from 13/09/17-13/09/18 (would also consider a permanent role)

Will be based within Melbourne upon arrival on 13th September but very flexible and happy to relocate for work placements. 


Jessica, Southern Highlands/Sydney, NSW (posted 17th July) Qualified Vet Nurse

My name is Jessica, I am a fully qualified certificate IV veterinary nurse seeking full time/ casual work in the Sydney/southern highland/ western Sydney areas.

I have close to 2 years experience in the veterinary field in all aspects of veterinary nursing including pathology, surgical nursing, reception, medical nursing, radiography and other nursing duties.

Along with my certificate IV I have gained my certificate II in animal studies and have 4 years experience in the animal care industry.

I have experience working in busy practices working as a team,as well as smaller practices working independently with a vet.
I am confident ,hard working, reliable,eager and extremely passionate about this profession.

I have my full license and I am willing to travel.

If you would like to contact me please call my mobile 0403 341 619 
or email 

My resume, CV and reference are available on request.

Hayley Dyball, Chirnside Park, VIC  (posted 14th July), Qualified Veterinary Nurse

I am a fully qualified veterinary nurse with over six years experience.  I am an extremely hardworker and dedicated to my chosen career.  I am happy to take on extra responsibilities and work well with others or alone.

I have experience in Blood collection, surgery, X-ray, Reception, Hospital care, admittance/discharge plus all related nursing duties.

I am looking for part time work and can be flexible with shifts.   Eastern suburbs preferred.

Resume available on request.  I can be contacted on 0423 335 412.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Taylor Lamattina, Melbourne, VIC (posted 13th July) Trainee Vet Nurse

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

Phone: 0468 915 447      Email:

Kylie, Brisbane (posted 12th July) Qualified Cert IV/Diploma Locum Veterinary Nurse

Locum veterinary nurse with 27 years experience in veterinary nursing.  Available for Brisbane Northside and Sunshine Coast, other areas considered dependent on distance. Resume and references available.


Claire Gordon, Murray Bridge/Mt Barker/Adelaide Hills/Adelaide CBD, SA (posted 10th July) Experienced Vet Nurse

Looking for casual/part-time Veterinary Nurse or Animal Attendant Position in SA, Murray Bridge, Mt Barker, Adelaide Hills or Adelaide CBD location.

I have a Certificate II in Animal Studies, I have previously worked as a Veterinary Nurse. I also hold a Bachelor of Psychological Science and have just commenced a Masters of Animal Science. Additionally I have worked as a Deputy-Editor and Communications and Media Manager for a Pets Magazine. As well as having spent my whole life around animals and helping care for rescue animals at my parents hobby farm.

I am wanting to further broaden my Veterinary Nursing skills by also completing the Cert IV Veterinary Nursing.

I am passionate and dedicated to working with  animals and providing high quality care for them.

I can be contacted at
Or 0421 135 727

Simone Schaefer CVN, Melbourne (posted 6th July) Experienced and Qualified Vet Nurse

Qualified and experienced nurse available with over 15 years of General Practice nursing , Emergency nursing and practice management experience. 

Please feel free to contact me either via email or phone 0417 051 338

Melissa, Geelong, VIC (posted 3rd July) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Mature, passionate, hard working entry level veterinary nurse. 

Currently completing my certificate IV in veterinary Nursing hoping to finish by October 2017.

Honest, reliable willing to learn and grow.

At present Im employed on a casual basis at an Equine clinic with work experience in small animal practice also. 

Seeking ongoing, paid work in either a small animal practice or Mixed practice to build my Skills & grow.
Giving the opportunity for the clinic to train me to how they wish. 

Seeking work in Geelong, SurfCoast, Ballarat, Werribee and surrounding areas. 

I'm flexible with hours and availability, & have my own reliable car. 

Resume & reference available on request. 

I look forward to hearing from you

Kind Regards 
0416 092 722 

Corinne Wood, Melbourne, VIC (posted 30th June) Experienced Locum - Oct 2017 (Sept Perth or Melb)

Locum Veterinary Nurse Available Perth or Melbourne Sept 2017 onwards.

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

Available for locum nursing in Melbourne after October 2017

References available.

Corinne Wood

Kayla Crossling, South Western Sydney/Southern Highlands, NSW (posted 30th June) Qualified Vet Nurse

My name is Kayla Crossling, i have recently become a qualified Veterinary Nurse as of June 2017. Aside from completing my certificate IV in veterinary nursing, i also have my certificate 2 in animal studies. I enjoy all areas of the job, especially surgery. I am passionate, optimistic, hard working and eager to begin working in the industry. I completed work placement once a week at a vet clinic since February of 2016 until June of 2017. I am highly interested in a possible part-time or casual position at this moment in time, hoping to work up to a full time position in a clinic preferably around South Western Sydney/Southern Highlands area. I am located in the Wollondilly shire area, NSW. I have my licence and a car, and i am willing to travel for the right position.

Thankyou for considering me,

please contact me on 0402 203 871 or email me at
I can send my resume and cover letter on request.

Faith Love, Adelaide, SA (posted 29th June) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi there, my name is Faith Love and I am actively pursuing a career in the Animal Care industry, preferably a traineeship in veterinary nursing.

I am a passionate animal caretaker who has completed the Certificate II in Animal Studies at Gilles Plains TAFE SA in 2016, and Cert II in Racing at Morphettville TAFE SA in 2014. Volunteering at the RSPCA Lonsdale shelter has provided me with additional experience across various animal species, and customer service.

I have specialised in equine care and management since I was a young child. I took responsibility of both horses and diverse clientele via the Riding for the Disabled Association of Western Australia, and a racing stable.

Being home educated from a young age offered the opportunity to study animal biology, physiology, and care, alongside my formal curriculum. Working within Animal Care was a career I chose very early in age, and I continue to pursue my dreams with tireless effort.

Due to life circumstances, I have not been able to afford any further courses in the Animal Care field. If given the chance, a traineeship in the veterinary industry would help my efforts considerably.

I would truly appreciate an opportunity to demonstrate my ability to provide your business with the dedication to animal welfare and customer service that you seek.

Please do not hesitate to contact me via the details below. My resume and cover letter are available upon request.

Phone - 0411 056 159
Email –

Emily Cooke, Melbourne, Vic or Hobart, Tas (posted 28th June) Entry Level Vet Nurse

I am currently studying a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Open Colleges (currently completing study period two). I have experience as a volunteer at the Lost Dogs Home which includes walking dogs and working on dog enrichment. I am currently employed at an Epworth Hospital in Melbourne working in theatre bookings this has exposed me to medical terminology, equipment and theatre practices. I have grown up living in a rural area looking after many types of species which has created my love for animals.

I am currently seeking a placement or trainee position at a veterinary clinic/hospital and looking for as many hours as you are willing to give. I am looking for a position in the areas of Melbourne Victoria and/or Hobart Tasmania. I can start as soon as possible. 

If your would like to contact me please call me on 0478 711 828 or email 

My resume is available upon request.

Millicent Archer, Langwarrin VIC (posted 27th June) Trainee Vet Nurse Placement

Hi there, my name is Millicent Archer and I am a 22 year old student seeking voluntary (un-paid) placement at a veterinary clinic/ hospital. I am currently undertaking my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through Open Colleges.  I have a passion for animals which has led me to pursue a career in the animal care industry. I have only just begun my course, but I am loving all the areas that I am learning about and am keen to finish my course and get into the workforce.

A requirement of my course is that I undertake 480 hours of voluntary placement at a veterinary clinic or animal hospital. As I mentioned, I have only just started and am not required to begin my placement for another couple of months, however, if possible I would love to start as soon as I can so I can start my hands-on learning. I don’t have to complete all my placement with a single clinic/hospital, so it is okay if you can only take me on temporarily. I can start as soon as possible and I am willing to work whatever days/nights that are necessary. 

Currently, I have not had any experience working in a veterinary clinic, however I am a quick learner and I am keen to do my best in any situation. I have had experience working with animals through my 6 months of volunteering at RSPCA Peninsula and I also have a cat and a dog. 

If you would like to contact me to further discuss placement opportunities, please call me on 0421 674 392 or my email address is

A copy of my current resume is also available upon request. I live in Langwarrin, Victoria. I have a current driver's licence and am willing to travel up to 40km.

Jade Rumsley, Perth (posted 27th June) Recent Grad Vet Nurse

My name is Jade Rumsley and I am seeking work within the Animal Care industry. I am a newly qualified Veterinary Nurse with approximately 3.5 years of experience working in both mixed and small animal practices. I am passionate about animal welfare, and strive for a customer service-orientated approach. I am seeking to establish a long-term career within the Animal Care industry which I am passionate about; develop both personally and professionally; while being part of a team of like-minded professionals who pride themselves on providing gold standard services and care for customers and their beloved pets.

While I pride myself on my compassionate, caring and devoted nature, I believe I am in addition, professional and mature-minded. Furthermore, working in a mixed animal practice has allowed myself to work with a variety of large and small animals – including companion animals, farm animals, exotic pets and wildlife – which I believe has provided myself with sturdy foundation knowledge and a base skillset within the Animal Care industry.

In previous roles, I worked in all areas within the clinic; including general, medical and surgical nursing, as well as reception and ad-hoc admin duties. I also have experience using ClinicWare, iTX webviewer, ATX digital radiology equipment, IDEXX Catalyst, and various anaesthetic monitoring devices. Through my work history, I have developed administration and customer service skills; learned to work as an integral member of a team; while also maintaining the highest standard of professionalism and care for clients and their pets. And while I am a new graduate and there are skills I would love to further develop and refine, I believe I can bring diversity with much to offer.

As of current, I am seeking employment as a Veterinary Nurse, Animal Attendant, Kennel/Cattery Assistant, Wildlife Assistant, Retail Sales Assistant or a Customer Service Representative within the Veterinary/Animal Care industry; and I am willing to pursue ongoing education to further my knowledge and skillset. Additionally, I am available for an immediate start to commence either full time, part time or casual work.

In conclusion, I have my own reliable transport and a manual C-class driver’s license; I am located in Perth WA, North of the River, and I am more than happy to commute. A CV and a Covering Letter further detailing my skills and experience are available on request.

If you have any queries, would like to discuss my experience further, or would like to have my CV sent through, please do not hesitate to contact me on the following:

M: 0429 263 971

Erica Martin, Geelong (posted 27th June) Entry Level Vet Nurse

My name is Erica Martin and I am seeking a position within the industry as a veterinary nurse. I currently live in Geelong and would be happy to travel within reason to a position inside or outside of the Geelong and Surf Coast region.

In December of 2017, I will have completed my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. I am currently completing two to three days a week work placement within the University of Melbourne U Vet, Werribee and have gained considerable skills during my time in this wonderful learning environment.

During my placement days at U Vet Werribee I have been trained in catheter placement, ETT placement, anaesthesia monitoring, drug calculations, animal restraint, blood collection, pathology practices including blood smears, PCV/TP recording, USG and dipstick reading, and a range of other skills necessary to the position.

I have approximately 6 years experience in a customer service/relations role.

For more information please contact me on 0423605133 or I look forward to discussing any opportunities that may become available.

Cameron Miller, Perth (posted 27th June) Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Available for full time work

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

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

I am looking to start immediately, so if you are interested in me being a asset of your practice, do not hesitate to contact me at or on 0458568423

Additional resume and reference information available upon request. 

I look forward to hearing from you.

Edwina Sedgwick, Anglesea (posted 26th June) Recent Grad Vet Nurse

Hi there my name is Edwina Sedgwick and I am actively looking for a Vet Nurse job now that I have completed my Cert IV studies. 

I have completed my Animals studies cert III and Vet nursing Cert IV. I have equine experience and have worked alongside Stacy McGregor at Seven Creeks Equine clinic during stud season. I also have small animal experience from placement, casual nursing with my local vet, pet sitting and dog training. Having office and reception experience I am confident on the front desk.

Now that I’m finished studies I am ready to hit the ground running and grow as a vet nurse. I am hard working, a team player and know the importance of good customer service. 

I am currently located in Anglesea, Victoria, however I am willing to travel and possibly relocate. Ideally be after part time to full time hours.

Please don’t hesitate to call/email me to have a chat. My CV and references are available on request. 

email: or mobile: 0448 375 876

Aimee Coles, Perth (posted 23rd June) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Aimee Coles and I live in the Perth South East region. I am seeking employment as a trainee vet nurse (via Tafe) or employment or placement for AVT (via correspondence). 

I previously completed Cert II at Tafe NSW in 2011 for my HSC. I have a large amount of equine experience from stud work and competition horses both in NSW and WA, as well as experience with dogs and cats. I volunteered at Wirrimbirra Sanctuary in NSW for 12 months and have some experience with natives fauna. 

I am very keen to complete my goal of becoming a vet nurse, and I am eager to learn. 

I am located in Kenwick, but I am willing to travel 20-25km and am available full time.

I am available for an immediate start, and am eager to get started. 

Phone: 0422 162 530

Gillian Simpson, Melbourne (posted 23rd June) Experienced Vet Nurse

I am a qualified veterinary nurse with over 19 years’ experience, both in Australia and England, working in the small animal industry.

I’m an enthusiastic and hard working veterinary nurse who is dedicated to the job and always looking to gain more nursing experience and continue my nursing education.

I have extensive experience working in General, Referral and Emergency, having worked in general practice for 14 years before I became a full time emergency nurse.

I have worked in all areas of nursing in general practice, including reception and surgical nursing, and have experience with stock control and placing orders. In the past I have also been in charge of monthly client accounts and reminders, providing training for junior nursing staff / veterinary students and keeping a clinic running on a day to day basis. I am also experienced in performing dental procedures, taking radiographs and running in house blood tests.

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

Tara Culverhouse, Sunshine Coast, QLD (posted 22nd June) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Tara Culverhouse and I am seeking employment as a trainee veterinary nurse. I am wanting to enrol into TAFE to study my certificate 4 online (campus is too far from where I live so online is my only option), however in order to do this I require 15 hours paid placement per week.  I am keen to get started straight away, and this is something that I have been looking for, for around six months now and I am extremely eager to get started. I am based in Maroochydore, however I am happy to travel anywhere on the Sunshine Coast if necessary.

I currently volunteer for Australia Zoo as a Zookeeper and in the Wildlife Animal Hospital, where I practice the following:

I have over five years experience also in customer service and administration based roles. 

My CV is available on request. I can be contacted on 0437 436 422 or

Lauren Williams, Sydney (posted 21st June) Entry Level Vet Nurse

I am relocating to Sydney from Melbourne. I have been working as an emergency veterinary nurse for the past 18 months and am completing the last parts of my certificate IV in veterinary nursing with Open Collages.

I am more than happy to volunteer my time for your expertise and guidance to help me complete my dreams.

I have already completed animals studies Cert II and III with my vet nursing electives.

I have my driving licence and my own transport and am more than happy to travel. I will be located in the northern west suburbs.

I can supply a resume and references.

Lauren Williams
0449 896 118

Sarah Adamson, Melbourne (posted 21st June) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Attention Veterinary Clinics

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

Why you should hire me

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

I have been working for Claws n’ Paws pet supplies for the past 3 years and have developed excellent customer service skills, great product knowledge, register skills (eftpos), booking grooming appointments, dealing with customer returns, merchandising, stock invoicing and stock rotation.

I spent a year volunteering at the Coldstream Animal Aid Veterinary clinic and thoroughly enjoyed and learnt firsthand about a lot about the day to day workings of a vet clinic.

My true passion has always been to become a qualified veterinary nurse throughout my career and I would love to be given the opportunity to learn everything about your clinic and work alongside your team to provide exceptional care and customer service to all clients.

I can be contacted via email or via phone 0409 235 113.

To discuss in further detail my skills and experience for a position in your clinic.

A copy of my CV and referees are available on request.

Katie Johnson, Illawarra & surrounding Regions (posted 20th June) Recent Grad Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Katie, I am a recently graduated Vet Nurse seeking Part Time, Casual or Full Time employment.

During my qualification I completed placement in several small animal veterinary practices where I have gained skills in handling and restraint of animals, surgical preparation, monitoring anaesthetics, caring for animals during recovery, acquiring samples and carrying out in-house lab work, medical nursing care duties, assisting in CR radiography, reception duties and implementing clinic hygiene and maintenance.

I have continued my placement in clinic in order to keep up my skills while looking for employment. I am also a WIRES member and have completed rescue, care and rehabilitation courses in birds, possums, gliders, lizards and turtles. I have previously been a volunteer with the RSPCA and I also currently pet sit, part-time, for a dog with special needs. I am eager to further my skills and knowledge in Veterinary Nursing and become a valuable member of a team.

Thank you for your time in reading my advert, I would love to hear from you. 
Please contact me on:

Mobile: 0466 885 934   

Renee Caia, Melbourne (posted 20th June) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Renee Caia and I am a hardworking and enthusiastic 23 year old, currently in the final stages of completing my certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with Open colleges. I am currently seeking the opportunity to work as a full time trainee veterinary nurse in Melbourne. I would love to gain more experience and to kick start my wonderful career ahead doing what I love most.

I have previously worked at a veterinary clinic as a paid trainee nurse (approx. 32 hours a week), giving me experience in restraining patients, giving and preparing medications, monitoring anaesthetics, assisting in procedures and dental scalings, reception skills and more. I am also in the final stages of my Cert III in Dog Training and Behaviour

I am available to work anytime, and have my license with a reliable vehicle.
I can be contacted via email at My cover letter and resume can be sent via request.
I can also be contacted via phone at 0427 027 230

Thank you for your time, and I look forward to hearing back from you in the near future.

Kyleen, Logan, Qld (posted 19th June) Dog Groomer

Hi, my name is Kyleen and I have been a dog groomer for approximately 4-5 years now. I am also a certificate 4 qualified veterinary nurse. 

I have had experience in running a grooming business within a veterinary clinic and I am now looking to pick up a day per week in another clinic. 

I am happy to discuss grooming requirements with each owner and clip their pet to their liking. My previous clientele would always request kennel clips but i have had some experience doing a few breed specific clips. I can also do cat lion clips - most of which were done under sedation.

I hold my own abn and have my own clippers, blades, scissors, ear cleaner, nail clippers, deoderiser etc and can supply my own shampoo if required. My previous clinic was already set up with a proper grooming table and blow dryer. 

I am available as a contract groomer but would consider an appropriate hourly rate. 
I can clip up to 7 to 8 dogs within 5-6 hours, all with happy clients. 

Please contact myself on 0416 726 432 or alternatively you can email me on
I am located at cedar vale and would prefer something not to far away due to having children who attend school. I am currently available on wednesdays. 

Machan Amari, Bacchus Marsh VIC, (posted 19th June) Part Time Trainee / Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hello, my name is Machan. I am 22 years old and am from Victoria. I am currently seeking the opportunity for placement in the animal care industry for 2018 as a Trainee / Entry Level Vet Nurse in order to broaden my knowledge and experience to aid towards my goal of becoming a qualified Vet Nurse

I completed Certificate II Animal Studies in 2016 and am currently completing my Certificate III Companion Animal Services at Melbourne Polytechnic. My current placement is at Bundoora Park Farm, where I have various daily tasks from moving animals, walking animals, cleaning after animals, making animal feed and interacting with the public through hand feeding or animal handling activities.

I'm a hard worker and travel 3 hours to and from classes 3 times a week. I am absolutely dedicated and will do my very best to work myself up to the ideal Veterinary Nurse if one gives me the chance to do so. You will find that I learn exceptionally fast with hands on and practical experience. I am trained in [PetTech] Pet CPR & First Aid (Issued 06/2017, Expires 06/2019), and am keen to start Certificate IV Vet Nursing in 2018. I also have plans on undertaking additional study for a Practising Certificate in Nutrition for Companion Pets through NCTM in 2018.

I would personally like to excel in exotic pets (eg. Ferrets, Reptiles, Birds), wildlife and nutrition, but I also have an interest in small companion animals and farm animals. If you find that I am a suitable Trainee to take on, please don't hesitate to contact me by emailing me at I can give my CV on request and will surely not disappoint!

Louisa, Illawarra/Macarthur/Wollondilly region (posted 19th June) Entry Level Vet Nurse

Hi. My name is Louisa. I am 27 years old and currently studying a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology (studying Certificate IV concurrently) at CSU.

I am currently looking for a paid or volunteer veterinary nursing or clinic husbandry role around the Illawarra/Macarthur/Wollondilly region. I have experience working in a variety of clinic settings with companion, farm, captive, native and exotic animals. I enjoy a challenge and love to learn.

I have a current First Aid Certificate, MHFA Certificate, Manual Handling Certificate, Full NSW Licence & an a licensed Microchip Implanter. 

I currently hold the following qualifications:
Certificate III Companion Animals
Certificate III Animal Studies
Certificate III Pet Grooming
Certificate III Captive Animals
Certificate IV Companion Animals (training)
Certificate IV Training & Assessing
Certificate IV WHS
Certificate IV Small Business Management
Diploma in Dementia Care
Bachelor of Science 
Bachelor of Zoology

I am available 24/7 and am interested in a part-time or casual position. 

I can be contacted by emailling 

Lisa Menzies, Coffs Harbour, (posted 19th June) Certificate IV Nurse

Full time, part time or locum.

Recently qualified vet nurse with previous experience in a small mixed animal practice. I'm looking for any employment opportunities in this field to further devlope my skills and knowledge.
 I have my own transport, live in Coffs Harbour but am willing to travel (within reason). 

I have experience with  large and small animals, catheter & ET tube placement, surgical support, patient admission and discharge, patient monitoring, dental prophylaxis, administering medication, all cleaning duties (housing, theatre, instruments, general), digital x-ray, ultratrasound and much more!

I believe I have great people skills and am a caring nurse with a genuine love for animals. You will not be disappointed! 

My best contact is 0409 984494 or my personal e-mail is I hope to be hearing from you.

Melissa Varley, Ballarat (posted 15th June) Full or Part Time Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Melissa. I am currently studying Certificate III in Animal Studies (Veterinary Nursing focused), hoping to finish by January 2018. I have secured my 85 hours work placement which I am undertaking in September 2017.

I am looking for a Vet Nursing Traineeship or a position that requires a Cert III (I would happily start Cert IV also if this was preferred). I would ideally like to work around the Ballarat area, however very open to travelling most places in Victoria. I am available 24/7 to work. Would love full time or permanent part time work. I do have to give my 4 weeks resignation however to my current employer out of respect for my time here.

My email address is Hope to hear from you soon.

Niki Harris, Central Coast (posted 15th June) Full or Part Time Trainee Vet Nurse/Receptionist

My name is Niki and I am currently studying Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, due to finish December this year. I also have previous qualifications including Certificate II Animal Studies and Certificate III Captive Animals. I have 1-year experience in Veterinary Clinics including voluntary work and employment and 2-3 years experience volunteering as a zoo keeper.

I am currently seeking a part-time or full-time position as a nurse or receptionist although I am a little rusty with that. I am located at Lake Munmorah and can be contacted via email

Danielle Rigby, Toowoomba (posted 14th June) Full Time Qualified Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Danielle and I am a 25 year old qualified Vet Nurse. I am seeking a Vet Nurse (or similar) position in the Toowoomba QLD area. I would also consider a position around Gatton or Dalby.

I have a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (completed January 2016), Certificate II in Agriculture, Statement of Attainment in Rural Production Studies, Senior First Aid Certificate, Manual driver’s license and I have my own vehicle. I also studied part of a Bachelor of Equine Science and part of a Bachelor of Animal Science (Livestock Production).

I completed my work placement at a small animal veterinary surgery in Highfields QLD. I completed my theory with High Distinctions and two Distinctions. I have plenty of experience working with animals including horses, livestock, cats, dogs, poultry and some wildlife. I am currently employed as a Jillaroo on a beef cattle property.

I especially would like a large animal (livestock or equine) nursing position, however I am more than happy to work with small animals. I would also take on an animal attendant role, etc. if you do not have a vet nurse position available at this time.

Please call me on 0498 380 109 or email me on Thankyou.

Kim Darcy, Sunshine Coast (posted 9th June) Part Time or Casual Trainee Vet Nurse

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

I lived in Canada for two and a half years (2013-2015) where I worked at a Cat Clinic as a full-time veterinary assistant and receptionist. I enjoyed every moment of my time at the clinic, where I discovered how passionate I am working animals. 

I have worked with Cornerstone software and IDEXX blood machines on a full-time basis.

I gained various skills and knowledge, including but not limited to:

Reception duties, cleaning kennels, prepping and assisting in medical procedures and surgeries, making and autoclaving surgical packs, diabetic counselling, medicating animals (IM, SQ and oral), Dispensing medication, taking blood pressure readings, ordering of medical supplies and inventory control, taking and processing x-rays, animal restraint, running in-house blood and urine samples, dental scale and polishing.

I am currently enrolled in my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with some RPLS due to my experience at the Cat Clinic.

I have my own transportation and I am willing to travel in and around the Sunshine Coast area. I can be contacted by email or by mobile on 0421159751.

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

Fae Pawley, Melbourne (posted 9th June) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi! My name is Fae and I’m seeking for a trainee position as a veterinary nurse. I have a Cert II in Animal Studies from RSPCA and I currently volunteer at Lort Smith. I have held many positions in customer service/retail/admin and have a plethora of transferable skills, a fabulous work ethic and a real enthusiasm for learning. I’m looking to take the next step into the animal care industry as a vet nurse.

My combination of work experience and studies makes me a perfect candidate as a reliable, flexible and committed vet nurse trainee.

I’m more than happy to pop into your clinic and hand in my resume. Thank you for your time and consideration, Fae.

My contact details are;

Fae Pawley

Tabitha Murphy, North West Tasmania (posted 5th June) Trainee Vet Nurse

My name is Tabitha. I'm currently completing Certificate III in Animal Studies and I'm looking for practical work placement in the animal care industry. I'm based in Burnie, Tasmania but willing to travel anywhere between Smithton & Launceston area (possibly even further!)

I'm looking for a position and need to complete at least 20 hours of work. The insurance is covered by my course provider.

I have previously completed Certificate II and completed over 100 hours of work placement in a vet clinic and a couple of wildlife sanctuaries. I have also completed training in handling venomous and non-venomous reptiles.

If anyone is willing to take me on, please contact me at or 0456 692 220.

Location : North West, Tasmania
Email :
Mobile : 0456 692 220

Juliana Younan, Melbourne Northern Suburbs (posted 1st June) Entry Level Vet Nurse

My name is Juliana Younan, I am a mature minded trainee from the Northern Suburbs seeking a full time/part time position in a veterinary clinic as a entry level Vet Nurse/Trainee Vet Nurse.

I've completed a Certificate II in Animal Studies at Melbourne Polytechnic and also the Advance Nutrition Coarse. I am currently a volunteer for Pets Haven animal shelter located in Woodend. I've also volunteered for B.A.R.C located in Bali, Indonesia. 

I hold a Drivers license and my own car and don't mind traveling long distance.

My employment history displays large amounts of experience in customer service and reception duties.
I'm eager to learn and further my skills and education in the field of Veterinary Nursing.

I'm looking forward to hearing from any potential employers who will contact me about the possibility of working within their clinic.

You can contact me on the details below:

Mobile: 0451 511 246 

Courtney Hurley, Brisbane/Logan, QLD (posted 30th May) Entry Level Vet Nurse 

My name is Courtney Hurley, I am 22 years old and I am currently studying a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at TAFE Brisbane. I am seeking employment for a part time, casual or full time position around Brisbane; but willing to travel elsewhere. I will be finishing my Certificate in June. 

While completing my Certificate IV I have completed some work experience at VetLove, Jimboomba and has given me to opportunity to gain some experience and knowledge in the Veterinary Nursing field. 

I have experience with IV catheter placement, taking jugular bloods, running in-house bloods, taking and processing digital X-rays, general animal husbandry, dental scale and polishing, set up theatre for surgery, monitoring anaesthetic under supervision and confident to use pulse oximeter and apalert. 

I am a highly motivated and dedicated person, who would love an opportunity to join a Vet Clinic. 

Phone: 0420 877 959

Erika Myatt, Coffs Harbour Region, NSW (posted 30th May) Vet Nurse

Hi my name is Erika and I'm currently looking for a Veterinary Nursing position in the Coffs Harbour Greater Region in NSW.

I have completed my Cert II in Animal Studies and have 4 years experience working as a veterinary nurse on the Gold Coast where I completed half of my Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing. I worked in a family owned practice where I learned many of my skills such as; surgery responsibilities, reception duties, cleanliness and product knowledge. I also have experience using Vetlink and RX-works. 

I have a full NSW drivers licence, my own vehicle and I am available for immediate start. 

If you would like to know more please contact me on 0413 010 805 or via

Louise Frew, Frankston, VIC (posted 29th May) Trainee Vet Nurse

Desperate Veterinary Nursing Student!!

Hello! My name is Louise Frew, I am 26 years old and I am currently studying a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing with Open Collges.

I live in Frankston Victoria and I am looking for a veterinary nurse trainee position, I have previously completed 270 hours of work placement at two veterinary hospitals and wish to complete my studies with an awesome clinic in my area or surrounding. I only have 210 hours to go! 

I have experience handling animals and working in a busy work environment as I also volunteer at the RSPCA in pearcedale, I have completed a Certificate III in Business Administration and undertaken a short course in Medical Reception. 

I am very flexible with hours as I am available every day of the week and am willing to do shift work. 

I am confident with animal handling and restraint, Customer service and assisting in all veterinary nursing tasks and duties, I absolutly love this job and the veterinary industry! 

I would be over the moon to hear back from any veterinary clinic's willing to give myself the opportunity and see me through to the end of my studies!

Thank you for taking the time to read my advert, I look forward to hearing from you if there are any positions available. 

You can reach me on 0403 139 775 or

Lisa Shelley, Melbourne, VIC (posted 29th May) Trainee Vet Nurse

I am currently studying a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and I am looking to find placement or a trainee Vet Nurse job in Melbourne. I live in the North Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, however I am more than happy to travel.

I have a Bachelor of Biological Sciences, majoring in Zoology, from La Trobe University; and in my spare time I volunteer with Werribee Open Range Zoo and as a wildlife rescue and transporter with Wildlife Victoria. I have animal handling experience through my degree and volunteering, and from previously working at Wellington Park Kennels, and doing pet sitting and dog walking jobs. I am an incredibly hard worker and am very eager to gain some more hands on experience in the animal industry and earn my Veterinary Nursing qualification.

I am available full time, from mornings to evenings, and on weekends. I am happy to send through my resume or discuss any other details you may require.

I hope to hear from you soon!

Phone: 0425 773 062

Rosie Cairns, Manly West & Surrounds, QLD (posted 24th May) UK Qualified Vet Nurse

I am an English Registered Veterinary nurse currently living in Manly West, Brisbane.  I am looking for full time work in the Brisbane area and I am available from the beginning of August.

I completed by BSc Veterinary Nursing Hons Degree in June 2015.  I qualified with a 1st class degree after 4 years of study.  During which time I experienced and handled a wide range of cases including; cruciates, luxating patellas, HGDs, seizure/epilepsy, newborns and caesareans to name a few.  I enjoy meeting new people, gaining new skills, enhancing my experiences as well as influencing others within and outside the work place.  I thrive in busy environments and love the challenges veterinary nursing throws at you each day.  I am excited to further my nursing career in Australia and widen my knowledge of foreign disease/conditions; along with sharing my own knowledge and skills.

Please contact me for my resume and references.  I am happy to answer any questions or queries you may have.  I would appreciate your consideration and look forward to hearing from potential employers.
Tel: 0474 528 535, Email:

Clare, Melbourne, VIC (posted 23rd May) UK Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse/Practice Manager

My name is Clare, I am a UK trained nurse with a BSc Hons veterinary nursing and practice management.

I graduated in 2012 and have worked mainly in referral practices since. I have had various roles as a theatre nurse, medicine nurse and wards nurse including ECC work.

I am here on a working holiday visa and can start work immediately. 

I am currently based in melbourne and I am happy doing full time, part time or casual work.

Please contact me if you would like any more information.
Mobile number 0415 382 290

Amy Hill, Southern Highlands, Illawarra, Nowra, NSW (posted 22nd May) Experienced Vet Nurse

Veterinary nurse for 5 years, I have experience a wide range of treatment for animals with interesting cases. I am always wanting to improve on my skill level and willing to experience more.
Am looking for work in the Southern Highlands, Illawarra, Nowra area.
Last year I earn my veterinary nurse accreditation. 
My qualities and attributes are hard working, compassionate, organized, diligent, effective communication skills and work well in a team environment. Always ready to have a laugh.
My skills are general cleaning duties, administrating medication, monitoring anesthetic, performing cat castrations, restraining animals, preparing patients for surgery, placing IV catheters, place ET tubes, using RX works system, reception duties, managing staff rosters, customer service.

Please contact me to obtain my resume. If you have any questions or queries please contact me. I thank you for your consideration and await a response at your convenience.
0415 260 472 or

Melina Grin, Sydney, NSW (posted 22nd May) Trainee Vet Nurse

Is your clinic based in Sydney?

Are you considering expanding your practice in the next 6-12months to include Canine & Feline physical therapy and rehabilitation?

Most small animal patients require physical therapy will have had orthopaedic or neurological surgery. In some cases, a reasonable technical outcome of surgery doesn't always equate to a good functional recovery. Inadequate treatment, specifically during the early stages of recovery, may result in a slow or incomplete return to function, muscle atrophy, joint stiffness and joint dysfunction. 

As a Vet Nurse student specialising in Physical Therapy modalities including Canine Myofunctional Therapy, I am very passionate about rehabilitation and keen to offer my services on casual basis. 

If you are looking for your next extraordinary rehabilitation nurse or would like to add-value to your clinic, please consider my qualifications and make me an integral part of your clinic's treatment plan!

Happy to supply my resume at any time, thank you and look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

Melina Grin
Mob:  0403 939 202


Alexia Demertzidis, Melbourne (posted 22nd May) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi potential employers,

My name is Alexis Demertzidis and I am 22 living in Melbourne Victoria seeking a chance for a trainee position as a Veterinary nurse. I am hard working, reliable and organised and have the ability to communicate with people at all levels. I enjoy working in a team environment, am an enthusiastic learner and have the ability to follow instructions. I am now looking for a position with the opportunity to develop my nursing skills and to provide a high level of customer service.

I have completed an in-clinic intensive training course at Veterinary Nurse Training Institute (VNTI) at Northcote Animal Hospital, focusing on the foundations in Veterinary Nursing. General clinical skills and surgical skills are taught within this course. I am soon to commence my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.
I have engaged in many opportunities to gain extra knowledge and experience in the field of animal health including volunteering at RSPCA for 2 years and spent a large number of work placement hours in local veterinary clinics. Whilst undergoing these placements I built excellent working relationships with the staff and assisted with appropriate dosages of medication and observed many procedures.

I look forward to hearing from you if a position becomes available, and I am more than happy to send my CV through to you and any other information about myself.
Phone: 0405 511 256

Animal handling and workplace skills include; Certificate of Completion and Achievement in Foundations of Veterinary Nursing, Experience opportunities at local veterinary clinics, volunteered at RSPCA Burwood East

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