Vet Nurses and other support staff

Locum Vet Nursing Positions

Grange Veterinary Clinic, Coastal Western Adelaide, SA (posted 8th June) Starting ASAP for Several Months

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The Grange Veterinary Clinic in SA are looking for a fully qualified Veterinary Nurse to start immediately.

We are open from 8am-7:15pm Monday - Friday and Saturday 9am-12:15pm.
The position is to cover long term sick leave, approximate hours are from 28 hours up to 38 hours.


You will be working with a team of people who are passionate with all aspects of working in a Vet Clinic.

If you are interested, please Annette or Phil at the clinic on 08 8356 0511 or email

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Grange Veterinary Clinic, 625 Grange Road, Grange, SA, 5022

Merrylands Vet, Sydney West NSW (posted 7th June) Maternity Leave Cover – Start Mid July for 6 months


Vet Nurse – Maternity Leave Cover – Start Mid July for 6 months

Merrylands Vet is a vibrant professional clinic situated in Sydney's West, located 5 minutes from Parramatta. Merrylands Vet is an independently owned, small animal Veterinary practice and has been established for over 40 years. We have a small, dedicated team of 2 Vets and 3 Nurses and strive to give the best care possible for the furry friends in our community.

We are looking for a fixed-term part time maternity cover- hours are flexible with 1-2 weekdays and 1 in every 3 Saturdays.

We are open 8am-7pm Monday and Friday, 9am-7pm Tuesday- Thursday, 9am-12pm Saturday and closed on Sundays.

Requirements/ key responsibilities:

What we offer:

If you would like to become part of the passionate Merrylands Vet team, please email your application, including a cover letter to:

Attention Erin We will respond within 3 days and organise an in-person interview.

See our website


Frank Samways Veterinary Clinic, North Melbourne (posted 21st May) Maternity Cover Contract

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Vet Nurse - Part Time, 8 Month Maternity Cover Contract until February 2022

About Us:

Frank Samways is not your ordinary vet clinic! We are a fast-paced, unique clinic providing full veterinary services to the public, adopters, and foster carers of The Lost Dogs’ Home. Working for Frank Samways is a truly rewarding role, as you will be a part of a not-for-profit organisation that has been serving the community for over 100 years.

A typical day looks like:

Our nurses are very hands on, doing their own surgical inductions, consults and complex anaesthetics, so this is great opportunity to grow and develop your nursing skills. Some of your key responsibilities in this role are:

About you:

We are looking for a vet nurse with commitment towards the best care and welfare of animals and someone who is willing to jump in and learn new things.

What we can offer you

Along with our vet and reception team, you will be supported by a highly skilled, devoted nursing team, who are all working towards the same goal of providing the highest standard of care to our patients. We also offer:

If this position excites you and you are looking forward to a new challenge at Frank Samways, apply now via our careers page here. If you have any questions regarding this role, please email

If you would like to learn more about The Lost Dogs’ Home visit us at

The successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete background screening checks. 

The Lost Dogs’ Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

The Point Vet, Paradise Point, Northern Gold Coast QLD (posted 11th May) Locum VN / Maternity leave

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We are an established, privately owned, companion animal based vet clinic situated in sunny Paradise Point on the Gold Coast.

We have been around since 2011 and have gathered only the best of the best to form an amazing team of Vets, Vet Nurses & Kennel Hands! We were actually voted "Gold Coast Best Vet Clinic in 2020" (which we are pretty proud of!)

In March 2020 we moved premises into a brand spanking new purpose built clinic (what we created is definitely not like your usual clinical medical practice, that's for sure!).

The Role:

We are looking for a Locum Veterinary Nurse for the next few months whilst we have not one, but two of our nurses off having babies! (With potential for long term employment)
The successful candidate will have:


To find out more about vet nursing with The Point Vet, have a look at our social media pages!

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If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, please forward your stand out resume (get creative!) and cover letter to:

Petmania Vet Surgery, Albany Creek, NW Brisbane QLD (posted 27th April) Part Time Vet Nurse - Maternity Leave Cover

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Veterinary Nurse / Technician - Part Time

MATERNITY LEAVE COVER Petmania Vet Surgery / Albany Creek / Qld.

We are looking for an experienced vet nurse/tech to cover for one of our nurses whilst she is on maternity leave from early May for about 6mths.

This is primarily a nursing role (not reception work) and we are looking for someone that is experienced and comfortable with surgical and medical nursing.

We are hoping to find someone at least 3 days a week (no weekend work) and we'd be happy to hear from you even if you are unable to cover the whole period.

For more information or if you feel this could be an opportunity for you please reach out to:

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