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.


Andy Hsu, Logan & Surrounds, QLD (posted 15th July) Experienced Vet Tech Seeking Sponsorship

My name is Andy Hsu. I graduated from the University of Queensland in 2020 with a degree in Bachelor of Veterinary Technology. I have worked as a full-time Veterinary Technician/ Nurse in general practice in Logan area, Queensland since 2021. Recently, I renewed my working visa for the final time and waited to transit to a sponsor visa but unfortunately, my current employer was not in a position to complete the process. Therefore, I am looking for sponsorship with a new employer as soon as possible.

I am skilled in receptionist duties, laboratory works, placing intravenous catheters, inducing and intubating patients, anaesthesia monitoring, collimating and taking radiographs. I have experience in using the RxWorks system and occasionally took responsibility for the head nurse role to keep the clinic running smoothly with the other nurses, doing stocktake and ordering stock.

I fully understand the requirements for sponsorship are complicated and strict. I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you to discuss my application in an interview.

Please contact me for my Resume and Cover Letter
Phone: 0452625099 (Text preferred due to work)
Email: andy30436@gmail.com


Alysha Schafer, South-West Sydney, NSW (posted 11th July) Experienced Vet Nurse

I am an experienced Veterinary Nurse with a career that began in 2008. Currently, I am employed in a casual position but I am actively seeking Part Time or casual employment of up to 30 hours per week. My goal is to transition into a more permanent role. I am based in the MacArthur region, but I am open to traveling for the right team.

I have a strong proficiency in all aspects of nursing, including anaesthesia monitoring during routine spay/neuter procedures, as well as urgent procedures such as splenectomy, exploratory laparotomy, cystotomy and perineal urethrostomy. Additionally, I am skilled in reception duties, cleaning and hygiene practices, as well as in-house pathology tasks such as urinalysis, cytology, faecal float, manual PCV/TP, and more. 

I am confident in using multi-parameter machines equipped with capnograph, ECG, and BP monitoring capabilities. I am equally comfortable working independently or as part of a team.

If you have any available opportunities or would like to discuss further, please do not hesitate to reach out to me. References are available upon request. 

Contact Information:
Phone: 0413 626 588 
Email: alyshaschafer377@gmail.com


Megan MacLeod, QLD/VIC/NSW, Registered Veterinary Nurse (posted 9th July) Locum RVN

Hello, I am an experienced RVN who graduated in 2021, with a further 5 years experience in a busy GP clinic prior to qualifying. I have experience in all aspects of nursing and have worked with small animals, equine, large animals, and wildlife, both in private clinics and NGO’s. I am looking for 6 month positions or staff relief work/maternity cover, as I am on a working holiday visa. I am flexible with working days and can be available weekdays and weekends for day and night shifts. I am used to night rotas and have previously worked night shifts/on call as the only nurse on duty, so I am comfortable with sole charge, but love working as part of a team. I am currently working towards my RECOVER CPR advanced life support certificate.

Please do not hesitate to contact me, I am happy to send over my CV and references.

Email: megan.macleod1@hotmail.com
WhatsApp: +1 (441) 735 0803


Stephanie Grigaliunas, within 30min of Templestowe N/E Melb, VIC (posted 8th July) Trainee Cert IV Vet Nurse

Qualifications:
Certificate II in Animal Studies – Open colleges
Animal Nutrition Course – All Species Education Consulting (ASEC)  

Experience: Since August 2023, as part of my course, I've been volunteering 15 hours a week at The Blackburn Vet, gaining valuable hands-on experience. I've been committed to volunteering at Kiwis New Life Bird Rescue since 2019, and taking rescue birds home to foster. In 2023, I started volunteering every Sunday at Boobook Wildlife Shelter. My role as an animal attendant at Cottage Kennels and Cattery since 2023 has also helped me develop my skills in animal care and management. 

I am looking for a paid part-time trainee vet nursing position. I am specifically looking for a role that offers a minimum of 15 hours a week that will allow me to gain the necessary experience to complete my education. I am flexible in my availability, with only Thursdays reserved for classes.

Thank you for your consideration, from Steph

Email: Stephaniegsipad@gmail.com
Phone: 0475 297 453


Corinne, Northern Melbourne, VIC (In clinic) or Australia-Wide (remote) (posted 5th July) Experienced & Qualified Vet Nurse

Hello,

My name is Corinne and I am a qualified veterinary nurse of 24 years who is looking for extra work. Preferably a role working from home, helping with administration or phones would be preferable.

I am currently working casually for a home euthanasia service and was hoping to be able to find a position that complements this one.

My passions are customer care, particularly end of life care and triage. I would consider an in-clinic role in the northern suburbs of Melbourne to help cover sick days and leave, for the right clinic. 

Please contact me letter_for_corinne@hotmail.com or call me on 0488 235 541 to discuss any opportunities you might have that suit. 

Thank you


Anaisa Grapiglia, Gold Coast, QLD (posted 1st July) Qualified o/s Vet seeking Vet Nurse Employment

Brazilian veterinarian looking for an opportunity as a vet nurse.

I have recently moved to the Gold Cost to experience the amazing live-style that this city provides and now I am ready to take on new challenges. I dedicated my college years to small animals, and towards the end of my studies, I fell in love with radiology which I have been working since 2020, including my Residency.

This journey has provided me with extensive experience in treatment and the care of hospitalised animals and anaesthetic and post-operative procedures.
Send me an e-mail to have more details about my skills and work experience.

It would be lovely to hear back from your team to discuss how my background, enthusiasm, and commitment align with the needs of your clinic. I am more than happy to schedule an interview at your convenience and change my schedule to work as a vet nurse. This is my priority at this moment.

Certainly, my experience as a veterinarian in Brazil would bring great advantages to your clinic as I am already trained in small animal anaesthetic and surgical procedures, safely restraining animals and excellent client relationships

Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the possibility of discussing how I can contribute to you.

Anaisa Grapiglia 0404 423 117 anaisagrapiglia@gmail.com


Virginia Bekker, Sunbury/North & West Melbourne, VIC (posted 28th June) Experienced Part Time Vet Nurse

Please Give This Mature Aged Woman a Go!

Hi, my name is Virginia and I am interested in finding Part-time employment, which will then be able to help me complete my Cert IV Vet Nursing. I live in Sunbury, Victoria and wish to find something within a reasonable travelling distance.

I was previously an unqualified Veterinary Nurse for 7 years, which I left in October 2016. I was out of the Veterinary industry until February 2024, at which time I decided to return to the job that I love and miss. I am currently working 1.5 days a week and would like more hours.

I am an experienced mature aged person, who has old-school morals and values and likes to live life with a glass-half-full approach. I'm empathic, patient, friendly, a team player, I have the ability to work independently and happy to roll up my sleeves and do whatever needs to be done around the clinic. 

I don't have any issues with taking directions and I love to learn new skills. I also love to have a laugh, but definitely not good at telling jokes. And according to me, I can make pretty good coffee or tea.

My availability is negotiable, but would love it if the hours could allow me to attend campus for the Cert IV course, when I enrol.

Thank you for taking the time to read my advert and I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Virginia Bekker
0412 102 318
virgb70@gmail.com


Tali, Sydney North Shire, lower / upper north shore, northern beaches or North west (posted 25th June) Trainee Vet Nurse

Trainee vet nurse seeking work placement

My name is Tali and I’m looking for a work placement as a vet nurse trainee while I study for Cert IV in Vet Nursing. My studies are expected to last 2 years and I am seeking 1 day per week voluntary work placement throughout this period. I am also available for additional hours if needed. I plan to study online so I have a flexible schedule and my own car. I can adapt to your team's needs.

I’m completing my Cert II in Animal Care with TAFE this month and enrolled to start Cert IV in Vet Nursing as soon as I find a work placement.

My work experience includes working in animal shelters with cats and dogs; following the shelter protocols for cleaning, feeding, performing basic health checks and treatments as well as exercising dogs and practicing basic obedience.

I have over 10 years’ experience working in customer facing roles. I am patient, professional, responsible, compassionate and easy going. I have willingness to learn, ability to work within a team environment and drive for education and ongoing training.

I am happy to provide more information, I’m looking to start as soon as possible.

Location: Sydney area, NSW
Email: friedman.tali@gmail.com
Phone: 0422 228 638


Jessica Isaacs, Bass Coast & Surrounds, VIC (posted 14th June) Training Cert IV Veterinary Nurse

Junior nurse with 2.5 years clinical experience seeking to return to the industry after a year away. I have a Certificate III in Animal Studies, a Stress Free Pets Professional Accreditation and am currently studying a Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training through Delta Institute.

During my previous nursing experience I was able to competently prepare, monitor and wake up patients from surgery, place catheters, administer injections, do nurse consults, and perform reception duties.

I am currently looking for a clinic that will help me continue to grow as a vet nurse and get back to the profession I love. I miss being able to help the patients and educate the clients. I have been unable to find a job as fulfilling a vet nursing was. I thrive in busy clinics where there is always something to do.

I am seeking full time work not too far from home near the Bass Coast. I am available for an immediate start. Ideally the clinic will not be open past 6.30pm, allowing me time to get home at a reasonable hour. I am happy to stay back for the occasional emergency surgery.

If I sound like a good fit for your team, or if you would like more information about me, please feel free to send an email to jess.isaacs@hotmail.com


Kirsten Cummins, Werribee, VIC (posted 12th June) Training Cert IV Veterinary Nurse

Hi, my name is Kirsten, I am a 23-year-old Veterinary Nursing student looking for a potential paid part-time traineeship in a Veterinary Clinic. I am originally from Northern Ireland but completed all my secondary schooling in Australia, graduating in 2018.

I completed my Certificate II in Animal Studies in 2018 whilst doing VET in schools. Whilst undertaking my Certificate II in Animal Studies, I did some placement in a dog groomers as an assistant, so have some experience when it comes to bathing animals. I've always known I wanted to work with animals, so in 2016 I had the amazing opportunity, to do my year 10 work experience at Lort Smith in the kennels.

I am currently doing a 12-month Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at The Gordon in East Geelong, so am halfway to being fully qualified. My class days are Monday and Tuesday, but I am free to work Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and weekends if needed. I currently work part-time at Flight Centre, so know about the day-to-day demands of a busy job, however, if I am successful in finding a paid part-time traineeship, I will leave my job at Flight Centre to fully devote myself to the animal care industry.

I would be looking for at least 20 hours of minimum work a week, but am more than happy to work more as needed. I need at least 240 hours of placement to finish the year and am currently sitting at just over 100 hours so am halfway there. My current placement is in Dandenong, I have no issues with this clinic but living in Werribee, it is quite a bit of a journey, so would prefer something a bit closer to home.

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out, I'd also be more than happy to send through my current resume.

kirstencummins580@gmail.com


Sarah Brady, Australia-wide (posted 3rd June) Qualified Vet Nurse seeking Locum work for September

Qualified Veterinary nurse avaliable for locum work over the month of September

Certificate IV in Veterinary nursing and Short course completion of Emergency nursing.

I am a qualified Vet nurse with 3 years of experience working in a small animal gp clinic and am now looking to broaden my horizon and learn new skills. 

I am experienced in surgical nursing, medical procedures and diagnostics, hospital patient care, anaesthetic monitoring, Blood work, IV placement, patient consultation as well as customer service and on call triage. I have a keen interest in medical and surgical procedures as well as diagnostics. I am also interested in learning about emergency medicine and working with specialist clinics. 

I work well in fast paced environments and remain calm under pressure.

I’m open to working for a month at a time as I am still new to locum work. If you have any questions about myself or my work please contact me. 

Email Sarah.jan.brady@gmail.com


Elise Addams, Diggers Rest, VIC (posted 3rd June) Trainee Vet Nurse

Trainee Veterinary Nurse seeking placement.

I have previously completed a Certificate III in Animal Studies, Diploma of Bioscience, and Bachelor of Science (Zoology). 

I have some experience in clinics via Greencross Vet Craigieburn as a Trainee Vet Nurse, and via Macedon Ranges Equine Vet as a Vet Assistant. 
I am currently studying my Certificate IV in Vet Nursing via AIRC online learning, which allows me greater availability to seek work as I am not restricted by set classroom hours. 
I am looking for a minimum of 20 hours per week for approximately 14 months to complete my placement hours, however I am more than happy to do more hours as a casual, part time, or full time position. 
I have my own car so a long commute is not a problem.

I look forward to continuing my training and education.

0412500778
e.smadda19@gmail.com


Alejandra Fuentes, Australia-wide, (posted 3rd June) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse Seeking Sponsorship

Hi, I’m Alejandra. I am a passionate qualified Cert. IV veterinary nurse in Australia looking for full time job and sponsorship before September 2024. 
I am currently living in the Northern Rivers in NSW where I’ve been part of the community for almost 7 years but I am happy to relocate for a job to any other state.

I have 4 years experience working as an emergency vet nurse and 3 of those working in a GP practice. I am proficient in blood collection, IV catheter placement, assisting with ultrasound and radiology, anaesthesia monitoring, emergency triage, ventilation and oxygen support, preparing and administering medication and reception duties.

I consider myself as professional, confident, compassionate and easy going. I have willingness to learn and adopt new protocols, ability to work within a team environment and drive for education and ongoing training.

I have participated in many emergency surgeries such as GDV and ex-lap and I have experience with snake envenomation and tick patients. I believe that I can be a valuable addition to a veterinary team and I would love the opportunity to further develop my skills and knowledge. 

If you’re interested, please don’t hesitate to contact me. I’ll be happy to answer any questions and provide any references.
Email: fcalejandrafc@gmail.com


Chiara Travaglino, Brisbane QLD (posted 30th May) Overseas Qualified Vet seeking Vet Nurse work

Hello there! 

My name is Chiara Travaglino and I am an Italian vet, now located in Brisbane. I have arrived in Australia on a working holiday visa.

I worked as a veterinarian for 5 years in Europe (Italy, Belgium, and France) primarily handling the medicine and surgery of exotic animals and wildlife, though I also have experience with dogs and cats. 

My plan is to pass the MCQ exam next year, and in the meantime, I would really like to find a job as a veterinary nurse for two main reasons: first of all, because I miss working in the clinic terribly, and secondly, because I would like to familiarize myself with the clinical practices in this country.

I am proficient in various clinical and surgical procedures, such as collecting blood, placing IV catheters, providing critical care to patients, monitoring anesthesia, etc., and I am also confident in receptionist tasks such as handling phone calls and selling products.

In addition to my veterinary experience, I possess strong adaptability skills and a sense of responsibility. I know how to work in a team, I am able to listen and communicate with others and carry out the directives given to me, but I am also able to take the initiative when needed and in case of emergency.

I am used to working under pressure, for extended hours and during night shifts.

I am a friendly individual who thrives in a positive and supportive work environment.

Please feel free to reach out if you require any further information at chiara.travaglino@gmail.com

I am willing to relocate for the right position.


Steve Sandman, Adelaide Hills/Metropolitan area, SA (posted 30th May) Vet Technician seeking Casual/Part-time and Locum Vet Nurse work

Hi, I'm Steve,

I am a graduate Veterinary Technician with a background in austere paramedicine and service in the Australian Defence Force, with an interest in emergency, regional/remote work, and mixed practice.

I am proactive and hard-working, can integrate into small teams, and work unsupervised as required. I am confident in veterinary nursing, consultation, triage, and patient assessment. I am dedicated to developing my knowledge and skills to become a more rounded and proficient veterinary technician.

I am available for casual or part-time work in the Adelaide Hills/metro areas and locum work around regional/outback South Australia.

If you are looking for staff on a casual / locum basis and would like to get in touch please feel free to contact me through the email or mobile below.

Thanks
Steve

S_Sandman83@yahoo.com
0401 026 846


Muhammad Hamza, Melbourne, VIC (posted 30th May) Overseas Qualified Vet Seeking Vet Nurse Position

My name is Muhammad Hamza,
I am a certified veterinarian in Pakistan, holding a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and currently living in Melbourne. With a robust educational background and a passion for animal care, I have developed a comprehensive skill set ready for a new role in the veterinary field.

Over the past two years, I have worked as a Veterinary Assistant, gaining expertise in soft tissue surgery, administering various types of medication, grooming, wound care, sample collection, post-operative animal care, and laboratory procedures. My experience ensures I can provide high-quality care across a range of veterinary needs.

I am currently seeking a position as a Veterinary Nurse in Melbourne, Australia, as I prepare for the Australian Veterinary Examination (AVE). So, in future I want to work as a veterinarian. I am enthusiastic about gaining practical experience in a supportive environment and contributing to the field of veterinary nursing.

I am confident that my skills and dedication make me a strong candidate for a Veterinary Nurse position. I am available to start immediately and open to work 24/7 including public holidays. 

For further discussion or to schedule an interview, please contact me at
E:muhammadhamza6493071@gmail.com 
P:0421 593 101


Sinead, NSW/QLD/WA (posted 30th May) Overseas Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse Seeking Sponsorship

*Seeking Sponsorship and full time employment*

Hi my name is Sinead. I’m an overseas qualified vet nurse from Ireland, qualified three years. Additional to my veterinary nurse qualification I have completed a Level 8 add on course in veterinary laboratory techniques and have my recover cert completed and up to date. 

I have experience working in GP and referral (ICU/ER/Oncology). Very capable nurse who loves to continue learning. Happy to participate in any part of nursing. 

I have been in Australia nearly a year now and would love to stay, I’ve really fell in love with this beautiful country and would love to call it my forever home! 

Seeking a friendly workplace that have a great team. I’m open to NSW, South Queensland and WA. Looking to start as soon as possible. 

Email: Sinead.clear99@gmail.com
Phone: 0450 978 331


Louise Halsey, Sydney NSW (posted 28th May) RVN Locum Nurse

Hi I'm a UK based Registered Veterinary Nurse and I am looking for a locum Veterinary Nurse Job in Sydney Australia.

I have worked in the Veterinary industry for 17 years now and I've been qualified for 8 years, with experience in Referral, Charity and General Practice.

I have a Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing and my Nurses Certificate in Anaesthesia (ISVPS)

Last year I locumed in Australia in a Veterinary Nurse role and would absolutely love to come back and experience more that Nursing has to offer in Australia. 

I'm a keen traveller, I love pushing myself out of my comfort zone and love to learn.

Please feel free to email me: louiseelizabethhalsey@hotmail.com 


Cami Jarrett, Australia-wide (posted 22nd May) Experienced Veterinary Nurse

My name is Cami and I'm a registered Veterinary Nurse in the UK and looking to relocate overseas. I will require sponsorship for Australia.

I qualified in 2012 and I have been very lucky to work all around the world. In the UK I have predominantly worked in small animal first opinion practice. I also worked as an equine nurse for a year.

I have worked in Bermuda, Borneo and Australia as a veterinary nurse and I have recently spent a month volunteering in the Caribbean where I was the sole "vet" on the island.

I am looking for a position overseas - I would consider small animal, mixed practice or an equine practice. Ideally a first opinion practice over a large hospital.

I'm ideally looking for work in the Carribean or in Asia. I would consider Australia if I could gain sponsorship.

I am experienced in all aspects of Veterinary Nursing. I am now looking for a new role where I will have a better work/life balance and somewhere with a better climate than the UK!

To get in touch, please email me at: cami.jarrett1@gmail.com


Hayley Laurie, Melbourne VIC (posted 21st May) Trainee Vet Nurse

Hi, I'm Hayley and currently a second year Cert IV Vet Nursing student at Kangan

I'm looking for a Part-time/Casual position as a Vet Nurse, Animal Attendant or Receptionist. I have great availability as I am free Monday afternoons and Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday (all day).

I'm also predicted to be qualified before the end of the year.

I'm currently completing placement at Melton Family Vets every Thursday and also have completed placement at Second Chance Animal Rescue.

Would love the opportunity to work in the industry that I am passionate about and where I feel I can furtherdevelop my knowledge and skills. I'm currently situated in the Sunbury area.

If interested feel free to call or email me and I'll be happy to answer any questions or give further information
Email: hayleyjade.laurie@gmail.com
Phone: 0423 245 772


Suzanne, Chermside, Brisbane, QLD (posted 21st May) Saturdays - Experienced Veterinary Receptionist/Nurse.

I am seeking a Saturday Veterinary Reception role on the Northside of Brisbane close to Chermside - every Saturday or Saturday as needed.

Possibility of being able to cover additional hours and can assist with administration/phone/email support from home.

Cert II with over 14 years veterinary industry experience including over 30 years combined administration, customer service and recruitment experience.

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

Mobile:0450 532 406 Email:suzannegray2@hotmail.com


Elicia Smith, SW Sydney NSW (posted 21st May) Experienced Vet Nurse

I am currently looking for some locum or casual work in south western Sydney.

I am an experienced nurse that is skilled in anesthetic monitoring, IV catheter placement, blood collection, dental scale and polish, IDEXX laboratory equipment and all general nursing duties.

I have used RX Works, covetrus and smart flow software.

I have also done work with council pounds where adopting and re-homing animals was a priority.

I am a well presented , compassionate nurse that works quickly and efficiently to complete all duties to the highest standard.

Please contact me if you would like anymore information. Contact - elicia123@bigpond.com


Kate Gerdtz, Melbourne VIC (posted 20th May) Cert IV Vet Nurse Graduate

Hi there, my name is Kate Gerdtz. I am a new graduate of my certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and would love to be a part of your clinic!

I still have some skills I need to learn and build upon, but I learn quickly and love to pick up new skills. I have experience with native wildlife as well as my placement experience in which I learned skills such as monitoring, preparing medication, setting up and closing down a theatre, subcutaneous injections, grooming, consults, using an autoclave, and many more.

I am truly passionate about animal welfare and ensuring that both clients and patients are happy. I am located in West Brunswick, Melbourne, and willing to travel.

If I sound like someone who you would be interested in, please do not hesitate to email me: kategerdtz@icloud.com.


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