Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - SA and Tasmania


Pets and their People, Adelaide SA (posted 24th May)

Nurse Team Leader Position - Adelaide

Do you want to be a part of changing out industry for the better?

Pets and their People have an opportunity available for an experienced qualified nurse who is looking to take the next step in their career.

Our new team leader will be joining a group of 5 other nurses who are integral to the smooth running of our hospitals.

As a team leader at PATP you will

Our team leaders are still an integral part of the team and get to practice a hospital standard of nursing during their clinical shifts. Because of this we believe that you are the best person to be contributing ideas as to how the hospitals run in collaboration with the other team leaders and our clinical manager.

The directors are always available to provide you with support and back up however firmly believe in giving you the autonomy to be able to make decisions, that are going to work for you and your team best.

How will we support you in this role

As a team member of pets and their people you will also have access to

If you would like further information regarding this position please forward any enquiries or a cover letter and resume to:

Dr Veronica Wah Day
vron@petsandtheirpeople.com.au


Fleurieu Veterinary Centre, Seaford SA (posted 23rd May)

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Veterinary Nurse Part time 25-35 hours / week – Flexible

Are you a certificate III or higher qualified nurse?
AND like the idea of a sea change?

Fleurieu Veterinary Centre
Located 2 minutes from picturesque Moana beach.
We are a family friendly Independently owned Veterinary Centre.

Your Role…
Would consist of being a great all-rounder vet nurse. You will get plenty of variety including some consulting, surgery and treatment nursing.
We have busy surgery days consisting of your basic surgeries all the way through to orthopaedic procedures.
If you want to expand your surgery knowledge this is the place for you!

A bit about us…
Our clinic has 5 superstar vets and 11 great nurses – we place a big focus on team harmony and our clinic owner and manager are currently undertaking the Lincoln Institute’s Executive Leadership Program at the conclusion of which we look forward to achieving Lincoln’s “Employer of Choice Accreditation” and joining the Lincoln “Hall of Fame”.

To ensure we are providing the best facilities for our patients we have recently installed a new digital Xray machine, new ultrasound machine, and many more upgrades to allow us to do our job to the very highest of standards.

We offer hospital facilities, in house blood testing and have recently started using Smart Flow in the clinic to ensure we run as efficiently as possible.

Next Steps…
Your role would entail 25-35 hours per week including 1 in four weekends.
Generous package commensurate with experience along with a fantastic career development pathway.
The clinic hours are 8am – 6pm Monday to Friday and 8:30am – 3pm Saturdays. We are closed public holidays so that we can all enjoy some rest and relaxation.

If you are looking for something new and exciting with a family friendly atmosphere this is the place for you if you are ready to expand your knowledge and skills as a veterinary nurse.

If you would like to be considered - please send your resume and introductory letter to:
Emily@fleurieuvet.com

Alternatively, please feel free to just drop in and meet us if you are passing, I would love to meet you in person!

www.fleurieuveterinarycentre.com.au


Meander Valley Vet Services, Deloraine, Central North Tasmania (posted 20th May)

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Seeking experienced vet nurse!

We have an exciting opportunity at Deloraine Veterinary Centre, located in the picturesque Meander Valley of central northern Tasmania, for a Certificate IV qualified veterinary nurse to join the team!

We are seeking a dedicated, motivated team player, with ample experience, who has a passion for their job, and enjoys the challenge of genuine mixed practice. Whilst working mostly with small animals and horses if interested, there is exposure to cattle, a wide range of wildlife, small ruminants and everything in between, even zoo animals!

We are a privately owned practice with state of the art technology and equipment, including a brand new purpose built equine theatre. We offer high quality veterinary care, but with the atmosphere of close co-operation and friendship that is an integral part of being in the country. We also act as a referral hospital for many of our colleagues in small animal practice across the north of Tasmania, and state-wide for equine cases.

The majority of your time would be spent with small animal medical and surgical cases, including advanced orthopaedics. Rotational roster with some time on reception & inclusion in the roster for equine duties likely but not essential.

If you would describe yourself as thoughtful, hardworking, detail focused, dependable, really good at what you do and looking to advance your career and experience, then there is a good chance we are looking for you!!

For further information please phone 03 6362 2108 and ask for Melinda or Roger.

Please send your application to accounts@meandervets.com.au


Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre, Kurralta Park SA (posted 20th May)

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Veterinary Medicine Nurse
Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre
Adelaide SA

We are currently seeking a veterinary nurse with a special interest in medicine. You will work in a dedicated workspace alongside medicine veterinarian’s and nurses. This a fast-paced department focusing on providing excellent patient outcomes and quality client care. This is a PPT or casual position.

The Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre is a 24hr multi-disciplinary centre offering emergency, specialist, and referral veterinary services. We provide high quality care for pets in emergency medicine, internal medicine, oncology, cardiology, dentistry, specialist surgery, critical care, and diagnostic imaging. Our environment is fast paced, fun and dedicated to providing the best possible care for patients and clients.

As a successful candidate, you will demonstrate and possess the following skills and attributes:

What are we offering?

Applications via email only including a cover letter along with your resume. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Applications to:
Diane Whatling, Business Manager
Dianew@aaerc.com.au

For a confidential discussion please contact me
Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre
119 Anzac Highway, Kurralta Park SA 5037, Tel: 08 8371 0333


Midway Road Veterinary Clinic, Elizabeth East SA (posted 18th May)

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Veterinary Nurse - Casual or part-time

We are looking for a qualified and experienced nurse to join our team at Midway Road Veterinary Clinic!

Our team and practice

We are a 2 vet, 10 nurse small animal practice in the northern suburbs of Adelaide.

Under the Adelaide Northern Veterinary Group, there are 3 practices (Midway Road, Elizabeth Park and Salisbury Vet clinics), shifts would predominately be at our Midway Road Vet Clinic with the odd shift at the other clinics.

Our clinic is filled friendly, progressive and supportive veterinarians and veterinary nurses who are extremely passionate about the welfare of our patients.

We work closely with several rescue groups and have an inhouse Idexx blood machine, digital x-ray developer and ultrasound.
Fortunately we are paid above the award rate and love to have a laugh together!

Ideal candidate

Opening hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Friday 7:30am – 7pm
Wednesday, Thursday 7:30am – 8pm
Saturday 10am-2pm (rotating roster)

Please email your CV & resume to: midwayroadvets@gmail.com (ATT: Georgia)


Hawthorn Vet Hospital, Adelaide SA (posted 18th May)

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Experienced Vet Nurse Wanted for Hawthorn Vet Hospital!

Our vet clinic in the beautiful suburb of Hawthorn is looking an Experienced Veterinary Nurse to join our team.

Is that you??

We are a small animal practice located in the affluent south-eastern suburbs of Adelaide, close to the CBD. We have an excellent clientele, and pride ourselves on providing a personalised, caring service in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. We strive to offer a big clinic service but with a small clinic feel.

Our staff currently comprises of 4 experienced vets and 8 nurses. As a team we seek to help, support, and encourage each other, while also being able to have a laugh where we can.

Opening hours are 8am - 6:30pm weekdays, and 8am - 1pm on Saturdays. We refer all after hours patients to dedicated afterhours emergency services, and with us being closed Sundays and public holidays, we are proud to offer a great work/life balance! We are happy to discuss how many hours you would like to work per week, however we would appreciate your ability to help with a share of Saturday mornings.

If our kind of clinic sounds like the place you'd love to let your nursing skills shine and continue to develop - Apply online today at: VetPartners Careers - Vet Nurse - Part Time - Hawthorn Veterinary Hospital (jobvite.com)


RSPCA (SA Inc), Lonsdale, Adelaide SA (posted 10th May)

Veterinary Nurse - Casual & Perm Part-time

Are you passionate about veterinary nursing and animal welfare?

Would you like to be a part of a team that assists with the rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming of over 8,000 animals each year?

The RSPCA South Australia is excited to have the opportunity to welcome both permanent part time and casual veterinary nurses to join our fantastic team. We are looking for people who are great team players, empathetic, enthusiastic and great at coming up with creative cat names. We currently have a team of 5 vets and 7 nurses, running a 5 day a week surgery as well as assisting to care for animals we have coming into the shelter on a daily basis. If you are looking to join a team of likeminded individuals who love animals, music and uber eats then you could be the nurse for us.

Responsibilities include:

Benefits and perks:

Skills and experience:

For more information on the key requirements of the role, please access the Position Description on our website: http://www.rspcasa.org.au/about/employment/

Please submit your CV and a cover letter to: agerrard@rspcasa.org.au detailing why you are the person for this role by Sunday, 10th July 2022.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Vet Nursing Manager, Ashlea Gerrard on 0434 366 015.


University of Adelaide, Roseworthy SA (posted 10th May)

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Veterinary Nurse positions

(HEO3) $56,811 to $64,416 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

2x Continuing positions and 2 x Fixed Term positions for one year available immediately.

Join a team of talented and dedicated veterinary nurses providing high quality support to the clinical teaching veterinarians and practice clinicians in a state-of-the-art facility.

We are seeking 4x Veterinary Nurses each who specialise in the following areas:

  1. Surgery, Anaesthesia & Imaging (Continuing, part time 0.60FTE position available)
  2. General Practice (Continuing, full time position available)
  3. Medicine (Fixed term, full time position available)
  4. Emergency Critical Care (Fixed term, full time position available)

The veterinary nurse works as a member of the Veterinary Health Centre’s (VHC) professional staff services team of nurses, working in department teams. These roles provide nursing support to the clinical teaching veterinarians and practice clinicians across a range of services, including general practice, oncology, medicine, emergency and critical care and surgery/anaesthesia. Nursing staff are encouraged to focus on areas of strength and interest.

The successful candidate will have worked in a small animal practice for a minimum of 3 years or have the relevant equivalent experience.

The unique nursing opportunities in the Companion Animal Health Centre will provide an opportunity to advance your skill levels in areas of surgery, anaesthesia, internal medicine, and patient care, by working alongside senior general practitioners, emergency and critical care veterinary team and Specialists in Oncology, Surgery, and Anaesthesia. This opportunity will take you to the next level of your career.

Nurses are encouraged and supported with continuing education through internal and external opportunities, You will work alongside visiting specialists and experts in their field from around the world giving you the ability to be involved in advanced treatment plans, surgery and procedures. The clinic has advanced imaging equipment such as CT, endoscopy, arthroscopy, and advanced monitoring (including invasive blood pressure).

Successful candidates, will be enthusiastic, team-oriented with a passion for delivering the highest standards of service and care and have proven experience as a veterinary nurse in a clinical setting. You will be able to work in high pressure situations, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be motivated to mentor the next generation of vets and veterinary technologists by imparting knowledge and modelling the highest standards of professional behaviour.

The Veterinary Health Centre is situated on the University’s picturesque Roseworthy Campus, approximately 9km from the township of Gawler and on the doorstep of the world-renowned Barossa Valley wine region.

To be successful you will need:

Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Office and Cornerstone would be an advantage.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance.

Learn more at: set.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the link below to view the position description and to apply for this opportunity.
https://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/job/509539/4-x-veterinary-nurses-veterinary-teaching-hospital

Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 24 May 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Suzanne Baum
Practice Manager, Veterinary Teaching Hospital
P: +61 (8) 831 31923
E: suzanne.baum@adelaide.edu.au

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre, Kurralta Park SA (posted 10th May) Dentistry Vet Nurse

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Vet Dentistry Nurse
Adelaide SA

An exciting opportunity for a Vet Dentistry Nurse to Join our Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre on a full-time or part-time basis.

We are currently seeking a veterinary nurse with a Diploma of Dentistry or a special interest in dentistry. You will work in a dedicated dental workspace alongside a veterinarian and experienced nurses. This a fast-paced department focusing on providing excellent patient outcomes and quality client care.

The Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre is a 24hr multi-disciplinary centre offering emergency, specialist, and referral veterinary services. We provide high quality care for pets in emergency medicine, internal medicine, oncology, cardiology, dentistry, specialist surgery, critical care, and diagnostic imaging. Our environment is fast paced, fun and dedicated to providing the best possible care for patients and clients.

As a successful candidate, you will demonstrate and possess the following skills and attributes:

What are we offering?

Applications via email only including a cover letter along with your resume. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Applications to:

Diane Whatling, Business Manager
Dianew@aaerc.com.au

For a confidential discussion please contact me
Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre
119 Anzac Highway, Kurralta Park SA 5037, Tel: 08 8371 0333


Pets Health - O'Halloran Hill Veterinary Centre, Southern Adelaide, SA (posted 4th May)

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Veterinary Nurse – O’Halloran Hill Vet Centre

No weekends, after-hours, or on-call, and we close at 6 pm every weeknight!

Make a genuine difference as you join a team committed to delivering compassionate, reassuring veterinary care.

We are currently looking for a veterinary nurse interested in developing consult and surgical nursing skills.

As an inclusive, collaborative work team, we only want you to be authentically you. Our team is built on a culture of learning, trust, and openness.

For over 20 years, we have supported the growing needs of our team, ensuring a flexible, changing workplace to meet individual needs and the changing needs of our clients.

100% family-owned and operated. We have two standalone practices located in the South and West of Adelaide.

Our practice is open 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday. We are CLOSED Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays, giving you weekends to enjoy with your family and friends. If you are concerned about returning to the industry after an extended leave of absence, talk to us about what you need. Find out more about us https://petshealth.com.au.

To apply, please email your PDF cover letter and resume to: ATTN: Alison alisonwyld@petshealth.com.au, or if you have further questions or would like to discuss further, please call Alison on 8381 2300.


SASH Adelaide, Kent Town SA (posted 29th April)

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Emergency and Critical Care Nurse - Casual

SASH Adelaide is inviting applications for additional Veterinary Nurses in the position of Emergency & Critical Care to work across roles of Inpatient care and Triage, in our new purpose-built veterinary hospital in Adelaide, South Australia. SASH Adelaide provides a 24/7 Emergency service, Critical Care, Inpatient care, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Radiology, and Physiotherapy services.

If you are passionate about veterinary nursing and are ready to take the next steps in your career, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for.

You will be joining SASH Adelaide at a very exciting time with career development opportunities available. Our nursing team will play a vital role in SASH’s mission to enrich the lives of pets and their families.

The SASH team will offer you stability and support in a full-time role with above award salaries. Part time and casual opportunities are also available.

About SASH:

SASH was established in North Ryde, Sydney in 2007 with a second hospital opening on the Central Coast of New South Wales in 2017. SASH employs over 70 specialists and 230 vets, nurses, and service support professionals in NSW. We are privileged to care for over 18,000 pets and their families each year. SASH in NSW offers a wide range of specialist services including Anaesthesia, Avian & Exotics, Cardiology, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Medical and Radiation Oncology, Ophthalmology, Pathology, Physiotherapy, Radiology, Reproduction Medicine, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation, Surgery and a renowned 24-hour Emergency and Critical Care department.

The Position:
We are seeking.

Emergency and Critical Care Nurses to work across roles of Inpatient care, Triage and Emergency. Full time, part time and casual positions are available to provide round the clock nursing care for our patients.

These roles will suit nurses who are seeking a challenging and dynamic career, exposure to a wide variety of cases and providing state of the art patient care.

About You:
Candidates for this position must:

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

What's in it for You:

If you are interested in joining a supportive team, with excellent facilities and cases that challenge and reward, we would love to hear from you!

The next step is to forward your CV and cover letter to our Talent Acquisition Team at: nursecareers@sashvets.com


SASH Adelaide, Kent Town SA (posted 29th April)

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Surgery Nurse – Permanent Full-time (and Part-time in addition to full-time, if possible)

SASH is excited to announce that our brand new, state of the art veterinary hospital in Kent Town, Adelaide is now open and off to an extremely busy start. The team is excited to bring a gold standard of care to the pets of South Australia! We will provide a complete range of clinical services to our patients with all three of the hospitals in our network working collaboratively. We are privileged to have a wonderful team of highly skilled and supportive nurses at SASH and we are keen to expand our team – which is where you come in!

To find out more about the SASH team, please click the link below:
www.sashvets.com/

About the Role:

Our team of nurses are at the heart of what we do here at SASH and we would not be able to do provide our gold standard of care to our beloved pets without their skills and expertise. Our Surgery team is responsible for the patient experience from admission through to discharge. This role will have cross over with our emergency department, requiring the successful candidate to spend a portion of their shift working with our fabulous emergency team. We are looking for a nurse who is seeking a challenging and dynamic role. Exposure to a variety of cases is on offer as well as plenty of time for patient care in the ward. This nurse will need to demonstrate a professional and motivated work ethic while being passionate about providing exceptional patient care. This is a full-time, permanent position and will include a shared weekend roster with the team.

To be considered for the position, you will have:

What’s in it for You?

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is wanting to take their skills and career to the next level. People are at the forefront of our business and without great people, we know would not be doing what we do. You would be joining a business that is highly committed to our people, supporting them to achieve their goals. Just a few of the perks included in this opportunity are:

If you are interested in joining our supportive nursing team, please forward your resume with a cover letter to: nursecareers@sashvets.com


Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH), Kent Town, Adelaide SA (posted 28th April) Dermatology Nurse

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Dermatology Nurse

At SASH, we believe the highest standards in veterinary care are achieved when clinical expertise is delivered by compassionate, motivated people in a caring and supportive environment. Inspired by the special bond between pets and their families, we constantly strive to help pets and their families live their best life.

Nurses are at the heart of our team, and we would not be able to do what we do without our amazing nurses. We are looking for a Dermatology Nurse who is professional and motivated while being passionate about providing exceptional patient care. This is a full-time, permanent position however we would consider a part-time offer for the right person.

To learn more about our Dermatologist, Dr. Peter Hill, please click on the link below:

sashvets.com/our-team/dr-peter-hill/

About You:

We are looking for a passionate nurse who can work independently with a reliable, adaptable and proactive approach to your work. We are looking for a nurse with the following skills:

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

What's in it for You?

You will be joining SASH at an exciting time with career development opportunities available for the right person. The animal health care industry is extremely rewarding, with this role being central in supporting SASH to enrich the lives of pets and their families. 

If you interested in a great opportunity to grow in a fast-paced environment, with excellent facilities on challenging and rewarding cases, we would love to hear from you!

Please forward your resume, cover letter and certificate IV to nursecareers@sashvets.com or apply using this link: adr.to/oetme

Feel like Dermatology isn’t for you but you join the team? Please reach out to us to see what other opportunities we have in our team.


Adelaide Bird & Exotics Vet Centre, Richmond SA (posted 21st April)

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Full time veterinary nurse

At the Adelaide Bird and Exotics Vet Centre we have a high caseload of first opinion, referral and emergency work and our vet nurses are integral in providing outstanding care to all patients. After recent renovations and an increase in vet numbers, we are now looking to add more nursing staff to the team to assist in providing excellent customer care and service. Applicants should be able to work in a busy, fast-paced environment with excellent communication skills, and have a strong client focus. Think east coast busy clinic, rather than sleepy Adelaide! Attention to detail is also must as our nurses play a key role in the care of our unusual patients. Being able to multitask and work well under pressure is a must as no two days are ever the same.

Experience with exotics is preferred but a passion for their welfare is essential. We can teach the skills, but you need to bring the hype. Animals seen include birds (pet, aviculture, chickens, pigeons), reptiles and small mammals (rabbits, ferrets, rodents and marsupials).

Your responsibilities will include:

Requirements:

Remuneration is based on your level of experience and suitability to the role.

If you are interested in this position, please send both a cover letter describing why you are suited to the position and a resume to Anne Fowler by email at: anne@abevc.com.au.


Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre, Kurralta Park SA (posted 20th April) Emergency Vet Nurse

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Emergency Vet Nurse
Adelaide SA

An exciting opportunity for an Emergency Vet Nurse to join our Adelaide Animal Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre on a full-time or part-time basis.

The positions require a Diploma or Certificate IV veterinary nurses previously working in an emergency environment. We also encourage general practice veterinary nurses to apply for those wanting a career in emergency medicine.

There are multiple roles in the emergency and critical care department. You must enjoy a team environment and thrive in a fast-paced environment. In return there will be opportunities to gain experience and knowledge in emergency medicine, collaborating with a team of enthusiastic professionals.

The Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre is a 24hr multi-disciplinary centre offering emergency, specialist, and referral veterinary services. We have a strong principle of providing the best treatment and care for pets in fields of emergency medicine & internal medicine, oncology, cardiology, dentistry, specialist surgery, critical care, and diagnostic imaging.

As a successful candidate, you will possess the following skills and attributes:

What are we offering?

Applications will be received via email only and should include a cover letter along with your resume. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Applications to:
Diane Whatling, Business Manager
Dianew@aaerc.com.au

For a confidential discussion please contact me on the number below

Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre
119 Anzac Highway, Kurralta Park SA 5037, Tel: 08 8371 0333


Southcoast Animal Hospital, Port Noarlunga SA (posted 19th April)

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Experienced Veterinary Nurse Position - Permanent Part Time – 25-38 hours per week

We are a small animal hospital looking for a new member to join our team located in beautiful Port Noarlunga.

Our purpose-built family owned and operated hospital is modern and well-equipped with DR x-ray, ultrasound, rhinoscopy, dental DR radiography, patient anaesthesia monitoring and Idexx in house lab. We have a great, long established client base, offer high quality patient care and perform most surgery and diagnostics in house. The practice is all small animal, including avian and exotics.

What we can offer you:

The successful candidate will have:

We strive to provide a friendly, supportive workplace with a strong team focus. We have daily hospital rounds to discuss cases, regular nurse meetings and whole team staff meetings to ensure we update and improve our services. We enjoy hot chips, coffee and treats on a regular basis from the surrounding cafes and bakery.

Our clinic is open 7 days a week, 8am - 7.30pm weekdays, 8am - 4.30pm Saturday and 9am - 1pm Sunday. Weekend work is shared between all nurses.

Port Noarlunga offers a great lifestyle being close to the beach, cafes & the southern vales wineries. It's on the Onkaparinga Estuary, adjacent to a National Park and heritage reef, as well as close to sporting facilities, shops & schools. It is approximately 45 minutes from the CBD.

Please send your resume to our Practice Manager: r.richardson@scah.com.au

If you would like to learn more about our Hospital visit: www.scah.com.au

We look forward to hearing from you.


SASH Adelaide, Kent Town SA (posted 13th April)

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Adelaide Hospital Care Nurse Lead - Full Time

If you are looking to take the next exciting step in your nursing career, a position leading our hospital care team offers an exciting opportunity for you to further develop your leadership & nursing skills!

At SASH, we believe the highest standards in veterinary care are achieved when clinical expertise is delivered by compassionate and motivated people in a caring and supportive environment. Inspired by the special bond between pets and their families, we strive to help pets and their families live their best life.

About our Hospital Care Nurse Lead:

Our Hospital Care Nurse Lead is responsible for actively managing the Hospital Care Wards and the Hospital Care nursing team to ensure the effective and efficient day-to-day running of the wards whilst providing leadership in the delivery of best practice clinical standards and service delivery.

About You:

We are looking for a passionate nurse lead who can work independently with a reliable, adaptable, and proactive approach to your work. We are looking for a nurse with the following skills:

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

What's in it for You?

You will be joining SASH at an exciting time with career development opportunities available for the right person. The animal health care industry is extremely rewarding, with this role being central in supporting SASH to enrich the lives of pets and their families.

If you are interested in a great opportunity to grow in environment with excellent training and facilities, on challenging and rewarding cases, we would love to hear from you!

Please forward your resume to the team at: nursecareers@sashvets.com


Findon Vet Surgery & Seaton Vet Centre, Western Adelaide, SA (posted 13th April)

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WE ARE HIRING

Seaton & Findon Vets are looking for a professional, passionate and experienced Cert 4 in Veterinary Nursing or equivalent, to join our team on a part-time permanent basis.

The position available has flexible hours – ideally 60-76/fortnight.

We pride ourselves on providing the highest standards in nursing care, to both the patient and client.

If you are motivated, caring, energetic and ready to learn new skills, there is an opportunity for you to join our fantastic team of bubbly personalities!

Nursing duties involve all aspects of the veterinary practice, including: reception, surgical nursing, hospitalization, radiography, ultrasonography, pathology and Puppy School if you're interested (not required if you're not interested).

We see a mix of different companion animals, including exotic and pocket pets, so it is a great opportunity for you to expand your nursing skills and learning!

We have a high surgery load and high standards, so experience in monitoring anaesthetics for high-risk patients, confidence with surgical nursing, ability to multi-task and strong passion for patient care is a must.

We use RxWorks (practice management software), SmartFlow (inpatient software) and Deputy (rostering software). Experience with using any of these is favourable, though not a prerequisite.

Opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 8am to 7pm
Saturday: 8am to 4pm
Sunday: 8am to 1pm
CLOSED PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

The roster is shared over a seven-day period so you will need to be flexible for weekends and able to work both independently, and as part of a team.

We are extraordinarily proud of our staff retention rates and work culture. The first thing that people usually hear when stepping into the practice is usually laughter!

You can look forward to:

The position vacant has an immediate start date and all employees are subject to a 3 month induction period. If this role sounds like the right fit for you, and you would like to become part of the Seaton and Findon Surgery team, please send your application through email provided below.

You are also welcomed to call the practice to discuss the position available. All enquiries are treated with confidentiality.

Contact Info:
Mollie Linnett, Practice Manager
mollie.linnett@fsvets.com.au
08 8155 5200
www.findonvet.com.au


SASH Adelaide, Kent Town SA (posted 13th April)

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Adelaide Hospital Care Nurse - Full Time

If you are looking to take the next exciting step in your nursing career, our hospital care team offer an exciting opportunity for you to further develop your nursing skills!

At SASH, we believe the highest standards in veterinary care are achieved when clinical expertise is delivered by compassionate and motivated people in a caring and supportive environment. Inspired by the special bond between pets and their families, we strive to help pets and their families live their best life.

About our Hospital Care team:

Our Hospital Care team is responsible for managing the care of our patients from various departments during their journey at SASH. An exciting aspect of this team is also the opportunity for you to rotate through various departments to broaden your nursing skills further. Our Hospital Care Nurses are also given priority to become a specialised department nurse when a position becomes available!

About You:

We are looking for a passionate nurse who can work independently with a reliable, adaptable, and proactive approach to your work. We are looking for a nurse with the following skills:

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

What's in it for You?

You will be joining SASH at an exciting time with career development opportunities available for the right person. The animal health care industry is extremely rewarding, with this role being central in supporting SASH to enrich the lives of pets and their families.

If you are interested in a great opportunity to grow in environment with excellent training and facilities, on challenging and rewarding cases, we would love to hear from you!

Please forward your resume to the team at: nursecareers@sashvets.com


AdelaideVet & Emergency Trinity Gardens, Adelaide SA (posted 6th April)

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Qualified Veterinary Nurses wanted for AdelaideVet Trinity Gardens - We want to support you in this amazing and fulfilling profession!

We are searching for one or multiple nurses to be a part of our team! Our nursing staff are actively involved with emergencies, routine procedures, complex specialised surgeries and treatments. We offer great opportunities to increase your surgical, medical, emergency and critical care skills and enhance your career goals. 

AdelaideVet Trinity Gardens is an ASAVA accredited Hospital. We are a professional service focused company with an industry leader reputation for providing exceptional patient and customer care. Our hospital provides Veterinary services seven days a week from 8am - 7pm Monday to Friday, 8am - 4pm Saturday, and 9am - 4pm Sunday and Public Holidays.  

We practice a high standard of veterinary medicine, focus on employee development opportunities and offer an exciting and challenging workplace environment supported by a large team of dedicated and professional people.

Apply online today at VetPartners Careers - Veterinary Nurse - Part or Full Time - AdelaideVet (Trinity Gardens) (jobvite.com) with your CV and Cover Letter to join this incredible team! 


Colonel Light Veterinary Clinic, Inner SE Adelaide SA (posted 4th Apr)

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Veterinary Nurse Position Available

We are looking for a veterinary nurse to join our team of 7 Vets and 11 Nurses.

We would like someone who is flexible and potentially able to work every second Saturday. The position involves up to 38 hours per week with remuneration commensurate with experience. The clinic is open weekdays from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm and 7:30am to 1:30pm on Saturdays, with no Sunday or after-hours work required. The hours are usually either a morning or afternoon shift, allowing plenty of time outside of work, to enjoy your other interests.

With the ability to include reception work, surgical nursing, hospital nursing and potentially puppy pre-school, the role is varied and allows for plenty of scope for personal development catering to the strengths, experiences and interests of the individual.

Our clinic is busy with an interesting mix of medical and surgical cases where our Vets are supported by a group of amazing, dedicated nurses. We are independently owned and have the privilege of a long-standing relationship within our community, having provided our services for over 50 years. We pride ourselves on building and maintaining strong relationships with our clients and are all dedicated to providing exceptional care to our patients. There are no KPI's or sales targets, just good customer service and teamwork.

The clinic is very well equipped with the latest digital radiography, endoscope, ultrasound, electrocautery, anaesthetic monitoring equipment, in house IDEXX Catalyst pathology and integrated Cornerstone software. Our team of Vets range in experience from 2 years to 30+.

We are located in the inner south-eastern suburbs of Adelaide, and we refer to a number of after hours and specialist centres when necessary. Whilst most of our work is with dogs and cats there is occasional work with exotics and wildlife.

We would love to hear from a nurse with some experience and/or a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

If our practice sounds like what you are looking for, please contact Dr Zoe Wearing at email accounts@colonellightvet.com

We look forward to meeting with you.

Visit: www.colonellightvet.com.au or Colonel Light Veterinary Clinic Facebook for more information about us.


Payneham Vet Centre, Evandale SA (posted 1st Apr)

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Veterinary Nurse Position - Qualified Cert 4/Experienced

Payneham Veterinary Centre is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic nurse to join our busy team of 4 vets & 8 nurses. We are a purpose-built clinic located in the Eastern suburbs.

We offer our clients a full range of diagnostic & surgical procedures including orthopaedic work so if you have a special interest in anaesthetics & assisting in surgery, this could be for you.

Our nurses share surgical & hospital shifts along with consulting & reception duties to share the load & to utilise skills & knowledge.

The position on offer is a minimum of 35hrs spread throughout the week covering morning & evening shifts along with every second Saturday finishing at 1pm. Award rates apply. Position will start as casual with the opportunity to move to Permanent Part Time.

For more information and to apply, please contact Ingrid by email ingrid@paynehamvetcentre.com.au or contact Ingrid or Dr Jon Carruthers on 08 8362 0831

You can view more information about us on our website www.paynehamvetcentre.com.au


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