Vet Nurses and other support staff

Locum Vet Nursing Positions

PetKind Paddington Vet, Paddington, Western Brisbane, QLD (posted 14th June) 6 Month Parental Leave Cover

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Join Our Passionate Team at PetKind Paddington Vet!

Veterinary Nurse/Technician – Level 4 (Qualified)

Maternity leave contract (6 months) – Potential to transition into a permanent role.

About the Role:
Are you ready to make a significant impact in animal care? We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Veterinary Nurse/Technician to join our vibrant team. This role is essential in ensuring our practice delivers exceptional customer service and outstanding nursing care.

Key Responsibilities:
Surgical Nursing:

Expertise in surgical equipment preparation, patient care, and maintaining high standards in surgical environments.

Medical and General Nursing:

Client Care and Reception:

Professional Development:

Why Choose This Role?

Being Part of Paddington Vet:

What We Offer:

What We’re Looking For:

About You:

How to Apply:
Email Include your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be the perfect fit for our team, addressing the points above.

Join us at PetKind Paddington Vet and be a part of a team that makes a real difference in the lives of animals and their owners!

Frank Samways Veterinary Clinic, North Melbourne, Inner City, VIC (posted 23rd May) Locum Vet Nurse July to October

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Part Time Veterinary Nurse, Frank Samways – 3 days per week (3-month contract July – October)

About Us:
Frank Samways is not your ordinary vet clinic, we are a truly unique clinic in the community, with proceeds from the clinic going directly into helping lost and stray animals at The Lost Dogs' Home.

We are a modern, purpose-built clinic, providing full veterinary services to the public, adopters, and foster carers of The Lost Dogs’ Home. Frank Samways is a spacious clinic, boasting all the modern equipment you could hope for, including dental x-rays and ultrasonography. 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 112 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 Veterinary Nurse to join as on a part time, temporary basis for 3 months to cover while a staff member takes a period of leave. Our ideal Veterinary Nurse will be passionate about providing animals with the best standard of care and will like working in a fast paced, general practice environment. You will also have:

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 for a short-term role at Frank Samways, please submit an application today via our careers page. If you have any questions regarding this role, please email

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.

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