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Cayman Animal Hospital, George Town, Cayman Islands (posted 30th January)

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CAYMAN ANIMAL HOSPITAL
394 Crewe Road, PO Box 1499, Grand Cayman. KY1-1110. Cayman Islands
telephone (345) 946 8387
Email: info@caymananimalhospital.ky www.caymananimalhospital.ky

Veterinary Nurse/Technician - Small Animal - Cayman Islands

Cayman Animal Hospital offers a unique opportunity to join a great team performing modern veterinary medicine with old fashioned care, all while living in the tropical Caribbean paradise of the Cayman Islands, an independent, modern and friendly British Overseas Territory.

Living in the Cayman Islands https://www.gov.ky/about/life-in-cayman/living

We are looking for a full-time veterinary nurse/technician looking to be part of a great team focused on the value of the patients that our clients have entrusted to us, and to partner in their care. We are committed to providing exemplary healthcare in a professional, friendly environment that focuses on personalized, timely and compassionate service.

Cayman Animal Hospital is a full-service, multi-doctor practice with a fully-equipped modern hospital that also provides emergency services for our patients. We utilize an in-house lab, digital imaging, modern dentistry, laser therapy, and our own pharmacy. The ideal candidate is someone experienced assisting in small animal medicine and surgery with 5+ years experience, who is confident in imaging, lab work, fluid therapy and anaesthesia for surgical procedures.

Contact us immediately if interested in a new career opportunity in the sun!
http://www.caymananimalhospital.ky
info@caymananimalhospital.ky


Vietnam Animal Aid and Rescue, Quang Nam, Vietnam (posted 16th January)

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About Vietnam Animal Aid
Vietnam Animal Aid is a vegan animal rights organization that has a rescue shelter and vegan farm animal sanctuary in Hoi An, Vietnam. We are part of a growing global, non-speciesist animal rights movement that works to protect all sentient beings. Our mission is to end the suffering of all species through mass sterilization/vaccination, education, and improving veterinary care across Vietnam. We advocate for a fully vegan lifestyle and for the abolition of all animal use and exploitation. For more information, please visit our website: https://www.vnanimalaid.org/ and follow us on our social media channels.

Job Role: Animal Shelter Manager and Vet Tech/Nurse
VAAR is seeking a dedicated, highly-organized, experienced, and compassionate Shelter Manager and Vet Tech/Nurse to oversee the daily operations of our sanctuary and help the organization expand into projects that will prevent animal suffering in central Vietnam.

The Manager will be working alongside the sanctuary’s Founder and Director to understand the intricate challenges and systemic solutions to preventing animal suffering.

Taking care of animals is much more than feeding them. A clean shelter is essential to ensuring the health of the animals, and as the Founder ran their own nonprofit veterinary clinic for several years, they will train you on how to maintain clinic standards.

When we have enough funding, we will re-start our mobile vet clinic for medical animal emergencies with local poverty-stricken families, as well as vaccination and sterilization community projects.

Job Description:

Additional Responsibilities

Job Requirements and Benefits:

Required:

Preferred:

To apply, please email info@vnanimalaid.org  with CV and cover letter.


Cayman Islands Humane Society, George Town (posted 10th January) Animal Placement Specialist

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Animal Placement Specialist – Animal Shelter – Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Humane Society is a Non-Profit organisation providing shelter, veterinary and rehoming services to cats and dogs in the Cayman Islands. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, versatile and passionate animal specialist who is looking for a new challenge in the beautiful Cayman Islands.

A British Overseas Territory, the Cayman Islands is a global financial centre in the Caribbean and attracts professionals from around the world, making it a truly international jurisdiction and a welcoming place for all newcomers. It offers all the benefits of living on a beautiful Caribbean island, with easy connections to the UK and US and excellent facilities and infrastructure.

With no commute, year-round sunshine, beautiful beaches and endless outdoors activities to enjoy, this role is about much more than just the job – it is a lifestyle change and the opportunity to have a new adventure whilst making a vital impact on the community.

The Cayman Islands Humane Society works closely with the community to make a real difference to the lives and wellbeing of the Islands’ most vulnerable cats and dogs. You would be joining a dedicated team of staff and volunteers, undertaking varied and interesting work.

If you have 2 or more years’ experience working in an animal shelter coordinating the placement of dogs and cats by means of adoption, foster, return to owner, transfer, or rescue and you are excited by this opportunity, please get in touch to find out more!

The salary offered is CI$30,000 (equivalent to US$36,500) and is completely tax-free! Other benefits include pension and health insurance contributions and assistance with some relocation costs.

Applicants should send a cover letter and CV to charlotte@steppingstonesrecruitment.com

See our website: https://caymanhumane.org/

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SPCA (HK) Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Wanchai, Hong Kong (posted 10th January)

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Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (HK) is now seeking for a cheerful, energetic and dedicated animal loving person to fill the following position: -
Veterinary Assistant / Veterinary Nurse

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

We offer:

All information provided by applicants will be treated in strict confidence and used only for recruitment purpose. Please submit your full resume with expected salary to the Human Resources Manager, SPCA (HK), 5 Wan Shing Street, Wanchai, HK or Email to hr@spca.org.hk. Interested parties are invited to visit our website www.spca.org.hk for more information about us.


Animal SOS Sri Lanka, Southern Sri Lanka (posted 3rd January)

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We are seeking hard working and experienced Vet Nurses/Vet Technicians to work in our busy on-site veterinary clinics at our animal sanctuary in Southern Sri Lanka. This could be as Volunteers/or on a local (Sri Lankan) salary would be considered for suitable candidates. Minimum 6-month commitment.

About Us

The Work

Requirements 

Rewards

Accommodation

The area where we are based is very scenic with beautiful beaches nearby and interesting places to visit.  

Please send CV's to coolingkim@aol.com

For more information about us visit our website: www.animalsos-sl.com

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Creston Veterinary Hospital, Creston, BC Canada (posted 21st November)

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Position: RVT
Hospital: Creston Veterinary Hospital
Location: Creston, British Columbia         
Job Type: Part-time or Full-time

Description:

Thrive as a Mixed Animal RVT at Creston Veterinary Hospital! 

Driven by a strong community service philosophy and a commitment to providing a respectful, inclusive, and diverse environment, we've been an integral hub for veterinary care in the Kootenays for nearly 50 years. So, if you're looking for an opportunity to experience the continued legacy of Dr. Dave Perrin, author of the "Adventures of a Country Vet" book series, this is it! 

Adhering to a high standard in ethical and compassionate medicine, our facility is fully equipped with an in-house laboratory and pharmacy, digital radiology (including a dental and portable unit), medical-grade laser, ultrasound (in-house and portable), as well as a full array of large and small animal surgical equipment. 

We challenge you to practice your interpersonal, technical, and surgical skills; be prepared to immediately impact the health and well-being of the local animals and our community. We serve six major dairies in the Creston Valley for routine herd health, as well as equine and hobby farms, and a large variety of small animal species. Additionally, we are nestled between the steep scarps of the Selkirk and Purcell mountains and are anchored to the southern arm of Kootenay Lake by the Frog Bear Conservation Area. The proximity to this corridor makes for exceptional wildlife viewing and a diverse caseload. Enjoy everything the Kootenays offers; thriving arts, culture, and outdoor adventure experiences, knowing that team members' workload is shared evenly by maintaining a rotating schedule. Our team is committed to a positive environment with a strong focus on learning and professional growth. We offer exceptional mentorship and a generous CE allowance; thus, we encourage new graduates to apply! 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Total Compensation:

Our clinic values our RVTs, and we prove it by supporting your personal, financial, and professional growth through:

If you are looking for a progressive environment where each individual is heard and recognized for their unique contributions, we'd love to talk. 

Contact Matt at careers@crestonvet.com to learn more.

Visit our website at: www.crestonvet.ca.

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New Hope for Animals Foundation, Chiang Mai, Thailand (posted 28th November)

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Vet Nurse Needed in Chiang Mai,Thailand

New Hope for Animals Foundation cares for 350+ dogs and 15+ cats in a rural area of Chiang Mai.

We do not have the funding to employ an on-site vet, so we need YOUR help! Your knowledge and skills will be put to daily use at our facility.

Tasks

Accommodation

We have basic bedrooms (private), bathroom, kitchen, and loft area to be shared by volunteers.

For more information, please contact use via Facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/newhopeforanimals

Or email me personally at:
Amanda.Hampp@gmail.com


WECare Worldwide, Talalla, Sri Lanka (posted 21st November) Vet Nurse

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* PAID VET NURSE POSITIONS IN SOUTHERN SRI LANKA- ECC/HOSPITAL/COMMUNITY OUTREACH *

** Location- WECare Veterinary Hospital, Talalla, Sri Lanka **

Wanna spend your days (and hard-earned skills!) helping those who really need it?! At WECare, we are vets and nurses doing just that! Sri Lanka is home to millions of street dogs and they need our help more than ever… Our work is not for the faint-hearted- most of it is trauma-based- but we pride ourselves on providing the very best care to animals who have no one looking out for them. AND WE ARE BUSYYYYY- we NEED YOU!!

WECare is a UK vet and nurse run charity providing high standard veterinary care to the millions of roaming dogs in Sri Lanka in need of vet care. We don’t believe street dogs should receive second rate care because they don’t have an owner… and we don’t believe vets/nurses should have to practice second rate care if they want to do something good (/get out of the corporate rat race!). We work to UK standards.

We are looking to recruit VET NURSES (2 years + experience) on minimum two year contracts to help us on our mission of ensuring no street dog goes without veterinary care! We are expanding our reach and impact within Sri Lanka and so need a few more incredible additions to the team to make this happen. We are looking for candidates for two separate roles- one to cover the ECC/Hospital and one to assist with our Outreach Programmes (mass neuter, vacc, microchip and education).

Benefits include-

We are located in one of the most beautiful spots on the south coast with incredible beaches, lots of surf and yoga, and most importantly a lovely supportive community behind us. The work can be tough, emotionally and physically, so we don’t want to sugarcoat it but, for the right candidate, this is an incredible opportunity to practice international standard medicine, really make a difference every single day and get back to what being a nurse should be- helping animals in need!!

For more info, please email info@wecareworldwide.org.uk

See our website: https://wecareworldwide.org.uk/

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Te Are Manu, Cook Islands (posted 7th October) Volunteers

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Gandhi said “the greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated”.  We know the Cook Islands is a great nation.  Are you a vet nurse who wants to help us prove it?

Te Are Manu is a charity clinic, and relies on the generosity of volunteers from all over the world to provide quality veterinary care to the animals of Rarotonga and Aitutaki (and covering the Cook Islands).

Do you want to help our local animals and enjoy a stay in paradise?

Your volunteer stint will expose you to a varied caseload. Previous volunteers have said Te Are Manu is a wonderful place for clinical professional development.

Our services include seeing patients for skin conditions, road traffic accidents, dog bite and other wounds, fish poisoning and a high volume of spey and neuter surgeries.

You will also get to explore the beautiful place that we call home.

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Ideally we would like volunteers who can stay for 3-6 weeks but please contact us if you can only stay for a shorter period! We willl do what we can to accommodate you. We hope that the border restrictions will ease as the year goes on.

We arrange all visa requirements for entry into the Cook Islands.

We will greet you at the airport and make sure you get settled in to our beautiful volunteer house just a few minutes away from the clinic and on a stunning beach - great for swimming, snorkelling and relaxing.

For more information or to apply for a volunteer placement:
Contact - Michael Baer  volunteer@tearemanu.com

See https://www.tearemanu.com/volunteer


Santisook Animal Rescue, Chiang Mai, Thailand (posted 6th October) Volunteers Veterinary Nurses / Technicians / General

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VET NURSES, VET TECHS, GENERAL VOLUNTEER

Santisook is Thai run, non-profit organization committed to serving a lot of dogs and cats living in Chiang Mai area. We run a dog shelter and a cat shelter, re-homing hundreds of animals annually, provide emergency care to strays, work with local monks in helping their resident temple dogs, provide TNR services for local government and local caretakers who feed the strays, and offer subsidized sterilizations for the dogs and cats of the very poor.

We are in need of Vet nurses all year round. Vet nurses and techs help at the shelter for treatment of 500+ shelter dogs and cats, emergency care for strays, TNR, and assisting Thai vets with the treatment of animals owned by the very poor. 

Vet nurses and techs who can commit to one month stay will be considered for free accommodation depending on availability.

Vet students and general volunteers are welcome to apply. A minimum of one week is required. Volunteers are based out of our cat shelter in the town of Doi Saket, outside of Chiang Mai city. No fee to volunteer. Onsite accommodation available.

Chiang Mai has a rich culture of Thailand and if you are into learning /improving your skills on spay and neuter, or learning the culture, or adventure and wanting to help the animals at the same time, please check our website  or email us at santisookdogsandcats@gmail.com

With the recent pandemic, Covid-19, we will abide with the rules of Thailand authorities regarding any visitors. We are still open for any bookings in the near future but please visit the website https://www.tourismthailand.org/ for any sudden announcement.


Tai Wai Small Animal and Exotic Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong (posted 6th October)

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***VETERINARY NURSING POSITION!!***

Are you looking for a new challenge in nursing and lower tax rate? We are looking for experienced, passionate and motivated veterinary nurses to come work the day shift in a 24-hour small animal and exotic hospital.

Hong Kong is a vibrant Asian city; it is easy to get around and there is so much to do: a great night life, fabulous food, local culture, arts, beaches and beautiful natural countryside. Hong Kong is a safe city in the world to live and easy to get around.

We are looking for a qualified veterinary nurse to join our dynamic team. We see a wide range of species within our hospital; these include dogs, cats, rabbits, terrapins, tortoises, birds, chinchillas, guinea pigs, lizards and even the odd goat or pig. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, enthusiastic, fun and have a positive personality. It is an ideal opportunity to work with highly experienced and exotic certified veterinary staff. Our facilities include:

Job requirements:

If you are interested please send a letter of application indicating why you would like to come and work with us along with your CV to vetnurse@taiwaiexotic.com.


Dr Nonie Coutts Veterinary Surgery, Bahrain (posted 6th October)

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QVN Vacancy in Bahrain

Qualified Veterinary Nurse, 2+years’ experience for full-time role in sunny Bahrain, Middle East! Bahrain is a modern and welcoming country with excellent restaurants, hotels, clubs, shops and a friendly community. It has excellent connections to the rest of the world, and so is a great travel hub. It is extremely safe and consistently features high up in surveys on Expatriate satisfaction with overseas postings.

We are a small animal & exotics practice which has been established in Bahrain for over 40 years, and we work to RCVS standards. We’re a great team to work with, 4 vets (UK, French, Australian), strong nursing and auxiliary team, 4 receptionists.

The available position would suit someone looking for a new challenge in a different environment with a varied caseload.

A generous tax-free salary, CPD allowance, 1 month vacation per year & return economy flights to home country annually. We pay for residence visa/work permits as well as contribute to private medical insurance.

We also supply a fully furnished airconditioned apartment close to the Practice.

We require a qualified, experienced and confident person who is competent in all fields of nursing; Surgery, Anaesthesia, Nurse Clinics, Basic Lab skills, exceptional inpatient care, good client communication skills.

Due to considerable Visa/Registration/Accommodation and Travel costs, we prefer a commitment of 2 years to the role however we are open to discussion.

Please email me directly (Practice Manager) sarah@noniecoutts.com or at nonie.coutts@gmail.com  and have a look at our Practice on FB or IG or on our web site at https://www.noniecoutts.com

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Abid Jamil, Worldwide Locations (posted 27th January) Overseas Qualified Vet

Qualifications: DVM

Experience: I am Abid from Pakistan and have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. I have more than 5 years field experience, including being a Veterinary assistant from the start of my career as well.

I have been working with mixed animals like companion (dog & cat) and Ruminant as well. Now I want to be an expert by getting foreign exposure regarding vet field. So, I am looking to obtain a vet assistant or technician or relevant job.

Availability: I will be available on demand for joining.
Contact number:+923126321484
Email address: drabid24885@gmail.com
WhatsApp:+923126321484

Regards,
Abid Jamil


Louise Halsey, Worldwide Locations (posted 11th September) UK Qualified RVN

I am a Registered Veterinary Nurse from the West Midlands in Birmingham, United Kingdom. I've worked in the Veterinary industry for 17 years and have been a Qualified Veterinary Nurse for 6 years. Working in a range of Veterinary environments has helped make me the Nurse I am today, which include working for a busy referral centre and also for a large animal charity situated in the Midlands. I have also spent many years in general practice figuring out my key areas and learning and putting into practice new skills. After qualifying I went on to gain my ISVPS Nurses Certificate in Anaesthesia as I have a keen interest in this area and absolutely love Anaesthesia. I would absolutely love to use my nursing skills and work abroad as travel is a huge part of who I am and I love exploring the world. 

I love having a great team around me who I can bounce off and pride myself in being able to work well independently and as part of a close knit team. 
I have previously back packed around Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Cambodia and am keen to get back out into the wide world again, meet new people and challenge myself. 

Please feel free to email me if you require any further details; louiseelizabethhalsey@hotmail.com 


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