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.

Haylee, Launceston, TAS (posted 30th November) Experienced Vet Nurse

Hi, My name is Haylee and I’ve been a Vet Nurse for the last 7 years at a small animal clinic in Launceston Tasmania. I have my Cert II in Animal Studies and I’m currently looking for work in a clinic to finish my Cert IV through Animal Industries Resource Centre with roughly 8-10 months left.

My experience includes Monitoring anaesthetics and recovery from surgical procedures, Performing dental cleaning on patients under anaesthetic, Preparing patients for surgery (pre surgical checks, pre medicating, placing IV catheters, taking pre surgical bloods, prepping surgical sites, clipping for surgery, positioning correctly etc.), Calculating dosage rates and administering medications and IV fluids, Performing in house diagnostics (Idexx), Vet Nurse consultations (nail clips, arthritis injections, worming, bandage changes, removing sutures, post op checks), Reception (customer service incl. booking appointments, admission/discharge, taking payments, updating patient files, etc.), Positioning patients and assisting with digital x-ray, Running social media accounts.

Please contact me via email at for my resume or by phone on 0429 898 962.

Annelisse, Northside Brisbane, QLD (posted 25th November) Qualified & Experienced Locum Vet Nurse/Kennel Hand

Hi Potential Employer, 

Do you need another or a locum certificate 4 veterinary nurse on your team? I am available now. I lived on the northside of Brisbane just 5 minutes from BSVC but I am happy to travel the distance to get to work as I have my own reliable transport. I have got 9 months of experience post graduate but love to get some work from kennel hand to Veterinary nursing position.  I graduated in 2018 from Open Colleges.  I am familiar with these software such as Rx work, Comer stone and Vetlink SQL. I have got some other qualification such as Certificate in Animal first aid, Certificate in Emergency and Critical Care from ACVN. I can use blood machine such as Vetscan and  Idexx blood machines. I have some experience working in clinics, both in voluntary and paid capacities. My skills include surgery assistance, patient care/hospital care, anaesthetic monitoring, reception duties, cash handling, and general cleaning.  I am available every day over the Christmas break and I am Fully vaccinated with my Covid Shot.  

If you would like a copy of my full resume for your perusal you can contact me as follows: 


Torri Griffin, West Brisbane, QLD (posted 25th November) US Trained Veterinary Technician

Hello - My name is Tori, I am a certified veterinary technician from the USA, with permanent residency in Australia.

I have worked with both small and large animals, as well as a number of specialty clinics. I have over 10 years of experience and am always looking and willing to learn and enjoy attending regular CE. I have a strong foundation in all aspects of animal care, I'm proficient in routine clinical procedures, and I have knowledge of most clinical software and laboratory equipment.

Ideally, looking for a full time position at a clinic near Brookfield (west side of Brisbane) in QLD as a nurse

I am happy to forward on my resume and references to anyone interested.

Phone: 0468 764 285

Nelly, Sydney, NSW (posted 23rd November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

Hi, my name is Nelly, and I am a Certificate IV qualified nurse with over eight years of experience in general practice and specialist clinics. I have built a foundation for my career on extensive practical and theoretical veterinary nursing knowledge and feel that Practice Management is the natural next step forward.

I love a challenge- and am always seeking to improve myself and in doing so, the clinic's that I work in. I have experience in administration, and some practice management-based tasks such as rostering, ordering, and mentoring new staff and students.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch- I hope to speak with you soon!
My email is

Shannen Johnson, Western Australia WA (posted 5th November) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse seeking Locum Work

Hi. I’m a Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse qualified in 2012. Have recently moved back from working in the UK as a sole charge ECC night nurse for 2 years and in Australia for 1 year.

Looking for locum work in W.A. Happy to do days or nights. Have own transport. Available immediately.

Phone: 0484 615 859.


Suzanne, Chermside, Brisbane QLD (posted 3rd November)

Experienced Veterinary Receptionist/Nurse.

I am seeking a Veterinary Reception role on the Northside of Brisbane close to Chermside ideally offering full time hours across 3 or 4 days.

Cert II with Almost 10 years veterinary industry experience and over 25+ years combined administration, customer service and recruitment experience.

Veterinary experience includes reception management, extensive customer service, cash handling, daily banking & EFTPOS reconciliations, management of all administrative tasks, writing company protocols, emailing company newsletters, meeting & greeting clients, coordinate patient admission and discharges, appointment, scheduling & appointment reminder calls, running successful puppy school classes, educate clients on products, food & animal care, printing fortnightly reminder letters, setting up insurance policies & insurance claim administration, managing the company Facebook page, stock control, dispensing of medications, assisting veterinarians during consultations, examinations and treatments, care for hospitalised animals, feeding and exercising, surgery preparations & surgery support including anaesthetic monitoring, assist veterinarians with blood collection for laboratory and in-house testing, maintain hygiene by cleaning and disinfecting animal cages, floors, bench tops, consulting rooms, waiting rooms and surgeries, sterilise instruments & equipment

If you would like a copy of my full resume for your perusal you can contact me as follows;

Mobile:  0450 532 406


Scott, Sydney (posted 28th October) Junior Vet Nurse

Hello, my name is Scott, and I'm looking for paid work as a Vet Nurse in the Sydney Area. I completed my Certificate IV in Vet Nursing in 2019, and have some experience working in clinics, both in voluntary and paid capacities. My skills include surgery assistance, patient care/hospital care, anaesthetic monitoring, reception duties, cash handling, and general cleaning. I'm more than eager to learn new skills and improve my current techniques, and am a quick learner when I'm involved in new things.

I'm available to work any time during the day, any day of the week (including weekends where needed), and I have access to my own transportation so I can travel unrestricted. I've had both doses of my COVID vaccine, and tested negative numerous times during regular tests. I can provide references upon request, as well.

If you'd like to contact me for further questions, or for my CV, please contact me on:
Mobile - 0412 802115
Email -

Looking forward to hearing from you. Thank you.

Natalie Brown, South Brisbane and surrounds (posted 28th October) Experienced Locum Vet Nurse

Hi fellow nurses!
Is your practice looking for a Locum Nurse?! If so, I’m available for bookings now!

I have over 19years experience in small animal practices, I'm confident to hit the ground running and have a fun, professional attitude.
I am experienced in absolutely all aspects of nursing and love teaching! I have experience with Ezy vet, Vision, Rx works, Cornerstone, Vetscan and most Idexx blood machines.

I am based in South Brisbane, but can travel.  I come with my own AIN, USE licence and am an authorised collector for Orivet.

Happy to be on payroll or invoice.

First in, first served.  Please contact me via pm, email -, call/message - 0401 237 315.

Please feel free to PM me for any queries.

Camille, East Melbourne VIC (posted 14th October) Student

Hello! My name is Camille and I’m currently looking for a voluntary trainee vet nurse position in Melbourne preferably in the Eastern Suburbs or the CBD. I am due to finish my Certificate III in Animal Studies (Specialising in Animal Care) in July of 2022. I am looking for 15 hours of work placement each week. I have had previous experience with pet sitting bunnies/cats/dogs and dog walking. I have also had previous experience in customer service and hospitality. I have always had a great love, appreciation, and bond with all animals, and I am looking forward to learning more about the industry.

I am available from the date 13/10/2021 and onwards.

Thank you for reading my advertisement! If you wish to discuss a traineeship with me my contact details are as follows:
Mobile No: 0452 228 319
Cover letter and resume available upon request.

Krystal, Sunshine Coast, QLD (posted 6th October) Experienced Vet Nurse


After travelling around Australia for the last 6 months it’s time for me to knuckle down and do some work!

I'm a locum Veterinary Nurse seeking work in the Sunshine Coast, QLD area.

I have more than 12 years’ experience and am capable and comfortable with all ward, surgical or reception duties in GP, referral or ECC setting. 

Great references available.

If you would like a copy of my CV or would like to connect, please contact me on:
Phone: 0473 166 482

Jen, Metro Melbourne (posted 1st October) Experienced Vet Nurse

Hello. I’m Jen, an enthusiastic qualified veterinary nurse from Ireland with 7 years in clinic experience.

I have a varied range of skills which includes surgical nursing, medical nursing, reception, consulting, and management.
I am very passionate about the veterinary industry meaning I have a huge love of animals but great time for their owners and my colleagues alike. I know covid has been hard on the veterinary industry, but I like to think my sense of humour and enthusiasm for the job help just that little bit in clinic.

I have great communication skills and work well under pressure.

I am new to locuming but would love to speak with you if you are considering a Locum nurse for your clinic. I can provide details of availability and references on request.

I look forward to hearing from you.
My best contact is

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