Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - SA and Tasmania


Vet 2 You, Port Vincent, Yorke Peninsula, SA (posted 29th May)

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Veterinary Nurse - Full Time

Vet 2 You has an exciting opportunity for a Certificate IV qualified Veterinary nurse to join our amazing team!

Vet 2 You on the Yorke Peninsula of South Australia provides professional, friendly and affordable health care for your pets and livestock. We offer the benefits of a modern and up to date veterinary service including digital x-ray, inhouse blood testing, surgery and dental facilities. Our mission is to improve the longevity of people within our industry and try to be the change we want to see.

Your key responsibilities will include:

We are looking for a nurse with:

Above Award conditions apply, hourly rate of $36.

Applications to:

Dr Lyndall Short at: officevet2you@gmail.com

See our website: https://www.vet2you.com.au/


Pets Health - Hilton Vet Centre, Adelaide's West, SA (posted 24th May)

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Join Our Pets Health Team – Consulting Veterinary Nurse Wanted!

Highlights:

About Us:

Join our compassionate team at Pets Health! We've faced a few challenges, but we're resilient and thriving. We'd love for you to be a part of our journey, helping us to keep delivering the best care to our clients and their pets. Pets Health isn't just a vet clinic; we're a caring community, offering a dedicated consulting hub, and mobile services to bring top-notch care directly to our clients' homes. Come make a difference with us!

Position Overview:

Do you love consults and talking to clients? We’re on the lookout for a Veterinary Nurse who's all about compassionate care. If you're passionate about animals and love the idea of making a difference in their lives without the hassle of weekends or after-hours shifts, then this might just be the perfect fit for you!

Given our current situation (if you haven't already, take a look at: https://petshealth.com.au for more details), this position will require some flexibility. You'll be based at our Hilton consulting hub, but there will be some shifts a month needed to be filled at our O’Halloran Hill centre.

Flexibility is key, as things can change at a moment's notice, and we need someone who can adapt quickly and learn fast!

It's an incredibly rewarding role with plenty of variety, but I want to be upfront about the challenges too. We're in a rebuilding phase, and there's a lot to learn along the way.

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

Benefits:

How to Apply:

If you're ready to join our team and make a real difference in the lives of animals and their owners, we'd love to hear from you! Just shoot us an email at: alisonwyld@petshealth.com.au with your resume and a little something about why you think this is the role for you.

Find out more: https://petshealth.com.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/petshealthvets

Don't wait too long to apply – this is an exciting opportunity for any nurse who wants consistency and the chance to build something from the ground up!

We're eager to welcome our newest team member! Applications will be reviewed as they come in.


Avenue Road Stirling Veterinary Surgery, Adelaide Hills SA (posted 23rd May) Senior Vet Nurse

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We currently seek the services of an experienced, professional veterinarian nurse who is passionate about their profession and is dedicated to a high quality of pet care.

We are a small yet progressive practice located in Stirling in the Adelaide Hills, less than 30 min from the Adelaide CBD. Our practice enjoys and enviable reputation amongst our loyal clientele of being friendly, caring and professional.

If you are currently looking for a new challenge or are presently feeling undervalued in your current role then this may be the opportunity you are looking for.

To be considered for the position you will need to meet the following criteria:

To become our newest team member you will see yourself as being: 

We are looking for someone to work on a permanent basis. We are open 6 days a week with opening hours 8am - 7pm.

To learn more please send your CV and a covering letter to:

avetaccounts@adam.com.au
Meagan Broadbridge
Practice Manager

avenueroadvet.com.au


Rose Park Veterinary Surgery, Inner East Adelaide SA (posted 16th May) Part / Full time Vet Nurse or Vet Tech

Rose Park Veterinary Surgery

PART TIME/FULL TIME VET NURSE/VET TECH - ROSE PARK VET

Rose Park Vet is looking for an experienced Vet Nurse or Vet Tech to join our growing team at our wonderful family-owned practice.

What we offer:

We are seeking a nurse who:

We pride ourselves on creating a friendly, supportive and relaxed environment with great working conditions and genuinely care about our employees. We consistently empower our staff and provide excellent training where needed, with the opportunity for professional development and career progression.

If you believe in our vision of providing personal, tailored and high quality veterinary care in a professional, comfortable and caring environment we want to talk to you. 

To apply, please email your resume to Kiri May Practice Manager at support@roseparkvet.com.au  

All enquires are handled in strict confidence.

www.roseparkvet.com.au


Pet Universe, Inner North East Adelaide SA (posted 13th May) Vet Nurse and CCRP Nurse Scholarship

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Fulltime/Part Time/Casual Veterinary Nurse Position & CCRP Nurse Scholarship*

Pet Universe is a progressive, high quality, small animal veterinary practice located 10 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD. With many years of veterinary experience, we have become an employer and practice of choice. We are also the Small Animal Practice of Excellence Winners 2015 and Telstra Small Business Awards SA 2015 Finalists.

Pet Universe Veterinary Centre has now expanded into the field of canine rehabilitation and regenerative medicine. Dr Chris Lee, Principal Veterinarian & Owner is now a qualified Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (studied at University of Tennessee, USA & internship at Veterinary Orthopaedic Sports Medicine in Maryland, USA). With an increasingly complex surgical & rehabilitation caseload as well as our unique feline only entrance, reception, consult room & ward, we provide a very stimulating work environment. Both our practices hold Gold Cat Friendly Accreditation through the International Feline Medicine Society.

Are you keen to extend your clinical skills in a supportive and innovative Practice?

Pet Universe is looking for a dedicated nurse who is:

We asked some of our senior nurses what they liked about working at Pet Universe & here’s what one of them had to say:

We get the opportunity to broaden our knowledge with the extensive cases we see at Pet Universe. And we definitely have the opportunity to advance our clinical skills, as the vets are very willing to teach us. We are encouraged to place catheters, take bloods, intubate & assist with inductions, dentals & x-rays. The days when we are rostered as the 'theatre nurse' allows us to be 'team leader' in theatre that day which is great. We get the opportunity to be involved in exciting things like Stem Cell Therapy. The staff are really fantastic and very friendly.” Nicole Smith, Head Nurse.

We are looking for a nurse whose work ethic and personal values are in line with our core values:

What We Can Offer You:

 *CCRP 4 Year Working Nurse Scholarship

This scholarship to become a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner is available to a suitable full time or part time experienced, qualified veterinary nurse who has a keen interest in canine rehabilitation. Further details are available on application.

To find out more about us have a more detailed look around our website - just visit www.petuniverse.com.au

For further information please forward C.V.s to Claire Lee, Managing Director via email: clairepentonlee@gmail.com  All applications handled in strictest confidence.


Hackham Veterinary Centre, Hackham West SA (posted 10th May)

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We are looking for an experienced certificate IV veterinary nurse to join our team at Hackham Veterinary Centre starting immediately. The position will be casual initially to cover a staff member away on leave but with the opportunity for a permanent position for the right applicant.

We are looking for a friendly enthusiastic team player with a can do attitude and attention to detail. The role would be for approximately 25-30 hours per week and will include weekday surgical and reception shifts with occasional Saturday (8-12pm) morning shifts. There is no afterhours work. We are a small but very busy general practice (small animal) clinic with a large varied case load.

Remuneration will be above award rates.

Please send your resume or any queries to Dr Rebeckah Stanton at bowdens.1@bigpond.com

www.hackhamvet.com.au


AdelaideVet Trinity Gardens, Inner North-East Adelaide, SA (posted 7th May) Night Shift Veterinary Nurse

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Night Shift Veterinary Nurse wanted for AdelaideVet Trinity Gardens- We want to support you in this amazing and fulfilling profession!

We are searching for the right candidate to work in our busy after hours & emergency centre!

What you'll get:

Who you are:

Who we are:

AdelaideVet are VSB accredited Hospitals. We are a professional service focused company with an industry leader reputation for providing exceptional patient and customer care. Our Trinity Gardens Hospital provide Veterinary services seven days a week including 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.

VetPartners is an equal opportunity employer and recognises that diversity is crucial to our success. Whatever your identity and background, if this role sounds like you, then please Apply Today with your CV and Cover Letter to join this incredible team! 


AdelaideVet Trinity Gardens, Inner North-East Adelaide, SA (posted 4th May)

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Experienced Veterinary Nurse wanted for AdelaideVet Trinity Gardens & Stirling - We want to support you in this amazing and fulfilling profession!

We are searching for one or more 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. 

What you'll get:

Who you are:

Who we are:

AdelaideVet are VSB accredited Hospitals. We are a professional service focused company with an industry leader reputation for providing exceptional patient and customer care. Our hospitals provide Veterinary services seven days a week from 8am - 7pm Monday to Friday, 8am - 4pm Saturday at our Trinity Gardens and Goodwood Road hospitals, and 9am - 4pm Sunday and Public Holidays at our Trinity Gardens Hospital.

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 today with your CV and Cover Letter to join this incredible team!

adelaidevet.com.au


Meadows Veterinary Surgery, Meadows, Adelaide Hills SA (posted 30th April)

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Casual Qualified (Cert IV) Nurse

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a truly mixed practice, with a progressive, supportive team environment, with support to pursue your clinical interests?

Are you a highly motivated, experienced Veterinary nurse? Are you feeling stuck with your current employer with no opportunity to grow? Do you like a challenge and enjoy change? Are you seeking a practice with strong, positive, accessible leadership? Are you wanting to join a growing, progressive practice where you will be supported to pursue your clinical interests and can achieve a desirable work/life balance?

Flexible working hours consisting of 2-3 shifts a week. 8am-6pm shifts. Some emergency/after-hours weekend work may be required on a 1 in 6 rotation.

Your key responsibilities will include:

We are looking for nurses with:

We can offer you:

We are a positive group of dedicated veterinary professionals who value teamwork and place a high priority on workplace satisfaction, work-life balance, and continued professional development. The practice is proudly privately and independently owned. We currently have 6 vets working with our team and all nursing staff have completed or are currently completing their Certificate IV qualifications.

The clinic is purpose-built and is fully equipped with integrated DR X-Ray, New Mindray Ultrasound, Full IDEXX in- house laboratory (procyte, catalyst, coags, blood gases, SNAP Pro, urinalysis), ECG, PetMAP, ETCO2, IM3 dental unit, dental X-Ray, power float equine dental kit, infusion pumps etc.

The practice is located between the Adelaide Hills and the Fleurieu Peninsula but is only 45mins from Adelaide and 20mins from Mount Barker, meaning that you get the best of all worlds. Located in a vibrant and growing community with wonderful restaurants and wineries nearby, a monthly farmers market, and beautiful forests to explore. Sporting clubs abound, and there is easy access to many outdoor activities.

Above award rates for the right candidate.             

Contact Information:

Please send your cover letter and CV to Dan Adams
Practice Manager
meadowsvetcentre@gmail.com

Please feel free to give me a call if you have any questions 08 8388 3455

www.meadowsvet.com.au


Findon Vet Surgery & Seaton Vet Centre, Western Adelaide SA (posted 30th April)

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Permanent Part Time or Full Time Position for Vet Nurse

The Environment:

The Findon & Seaton Vets are a large, bubbly team full of young, dynamic and vibrant team members.

We are piercing, tattoo and fun-scrubs friendly (fun scrubs actually preferred).

We have a great snack cupboard and good coffee (Nespresso Pods).

We have some seriously high-tier banter.

We have a flexible working environment, making us a great option for parents returning to the workforce or needing a little bit of flexibility around the kids/full-time pet parenting.

Mental health is exceptionally important to us. Our management team are Mental Health First Aid Accredited & strive to work alongside you as equals to resolve any issues or problems you may encounter. Anything above our scope, we can refer you to our EAP service (24/7 counselling service available to our employees and their families).

We prioritise our working environment and the wellbeing of our staff over keeping “all paying customers”, making the choice to actively ban any clients that show abusive behaviour toward any of our staff.

Our mission is to improve the longevity of people within our industry and try to be the change we want to see. It’s not perfect, but we try!

We not only allow, but encourage bringing in your own pet on days that you need them as moral support

A team of highly skilled & experienced vets and nurses to support you through the working day.

The Hours:

We are closed public holidays and Sundays, and do NOT do afterhours or on-call work.
We have excellent protocols in place to prevent overtime and, in the uncommon event you do have to work OT (even as little as 15mins), we’ll pay you for it! (Or use TOIL if you prefer)

Our Facilities:

We are looking for a special person to join our vibrant and dynamic team. Hours are flexible – we are open to either part time or full time. For the right person, we are happy to be flexible and work with what suits you!

Why not check out our website and our Facebook page.

All applications are in confidence and we would encourage you to come in and get a feel for the practice & team. If you would like to come and interview us, please contact our Practice Manager, Mollie Linnett at: mollie.linnett@fsvets.com.au or call us on 08 8155 5200 during office hours


Torrens Road Veterinary Clinic, Croydon Park, North-Western Adelaide, SA (posted 23rd April)

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Torrens Road Croydon Park Veterinary Clinic – Veterinary Nurse Full Time Position Available.

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and caring Veterinary Nurse to join our 5 Veterinarian (FTE), 7 Nurse (FTE) team. A minimum 2 years’ experience in the veterinary industry and having attained or currently studying a Certificate IV of Veterinary Nursing or higher is required (including Vet Students and Vet Techs where part time may be an option).

Torrens Road Vet Clinic is proud to be a privately owned and independently run modern, well equipped practice, purpose built and offers our patients with the wide range of facilities expected of today’s Veterinary Practice.

We have a clinic culture focused on excellent customer service and care of client’s pets, quality surgical / medical care and attention to positive behaviour experiences of pets while under our care.

We are a supportive team who encourage each other, provide flexibility and a friendly, enjoyable workplace. We focus more on team performance and building skills and confidence at a clinic level, as such we do not set individual performance goals or reviews. Safety and wellbeing of our staff is a priority above all else.

Our clinic has no scheduled after hours, Sunday or public holiday work to allow for good work life balance with a flexible staff roster.

An alternating roster of Saturday morning work is required.

A successful applicant will possess the following attributes:

If you would be interested in joining our team please submit your application in person or via email to:
Dr Jenny Weston
Torrens Road Croydon Park Veterinary Clinic
234 Torrens Road
Croydon Park SA 5008
Ph. 08 8346 9666
yourvet@torrensroadvet.com.au

http://www.torrensroadvet.com.au/


Adelaide Animal Emergency Referral Centre, Kurralta Park, Inner South West Adelaide, SA (posted 17th April)

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Surgery / Emergency Veterinary Nursing Team Leader

AAERC
(12-month leave contract)

The Adelaide Animal Emergency Referral & Specialist Centre (AAERC) is a purpose-built multidisciplinary hospital. We provide referral services in Surgery, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging & Behaviour along with 24/7 emergency and critical care. Our collaborative approach allows for the highest quality of patient care as well as continuous learning.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Full-time Surgical / ER nurse ideally looking for someone who can commence immediately, however start date is negotiable. The position is for 12 months ending Feb 19, 2025. This position is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to further their career in surgical and ER nursing whilst also leading a highly skilled team.

This role will see you perform the following duties:

What we offer you:

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and expertise:

If you are looking for a new & exciting challenge, and you believe that this is your opportunity to shine please click here to apply now with your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above-mentioned criteria.


Naracoorte & Penola Veterinary Centres, Limestone Coast Region, SA (posted 17th April)

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🌟 We are looking for a new team member!! 🌟

The Naracoorte Vet Clinic is searching for a qualified Certificate IV Vet Nurse or Bachelor Degree of Veterinary Technology to join our growing team!

The position is available for immediate start, with flexible days available. We would also be open to assistance from a Locum Vet Nurse, with the critical period being June to August.

The work is varied and interesting, including general animal care, consult duties, surgical nursing, medical nursing and assisting in hospital management of various cases. We also run an artificial equine breeding program, which there may be opportunity to assist with, or you could be on farm with a vet for various procedures. 🐱 🐶 🐴 🐮

We encourage both experienced nurses and new graduates to apply!

For more information please call the clinic on 08 8762 1955 or send your application to npvc@npvet.com.au


AdelaideVet Goodwood Road Veterinary Clinic, Westbourne Park, NE Adelaide, SA (posted 2nd April)

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Experienced Veterinary Nurse wanted for AdelaideVet Goodwood Road - We want to support you in this amazing and fulfilling profession! 

We are searching for an experienced nurse to be a part of our team! Our nursing staff are actively involved with emergencies, routine procedures, complex surgeries and treatments.

We offer great opportunities to increase your surgical, medical, emergency and critical care skills and enhance your career goals. 

What you'll get:

Who you are:

Who we are:

AdelaideVet are VSB accredited Hospitals. We are a professional service focused company with an industry leader reputation for providing exceptional patient and customer care. Our Goodwood Road hospital provides Veterinary treatment 5 days a week, Monday - Friday 8am-6pm and 7 days a week at our Trinity Gardens Hospital.

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.

VetPartners is an equal opportunity employer and recognises that diversity is crucial to our success. Whatever your identity and background, if this role sounds like you, then please Apply today with your CV and Cover Letter to join this incredible team! 


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