Vet Nurses and other support staff

Locum Vet Nursing Positions

Centre for Animal Referral & Emergency, Collingwood, Melbourne VIC (posted 19th May) Medicine Nurse Locum 2 months

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Medicine Nurse Locum

The Centre for Animal Referral & Emergency (CARE) is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic veterinary nurse with a Certificate IV qualification (or equivalent) to locum in our medicine department for two months, from June 13th to August 12th 2022.

About the Role

CARE is a busy, dynamic referral and emergency centre in Collingwood, close to Melbourne’s CBD. We have three main departments, surgery, emergency/ICU, and medicine. The medicine department consists of three medicine specialists, a medicine registrar, and a medicine intern, as well as a supportive, experienced group of nurses. We accept cases from both external referring practices as well as our emergency department and work closely with the other departments to achieve the best possible outcome for each patient.

The medicine department prides itself on our outstanding patient care and client communication and would welcome a new member who shares those values.

The role involves:

This position would suit an experienced nurse who has worked in specialist practice but would also be a good opportunity for a nurse who has extensive experience in a general practice setting. If we all enjoyed working together, there would be opportunities to continue your employment in our department long term.

How to Apply

Applications (including a current CV with references) and enquiries should be directed to Ms Erin Gibson via:

CARE is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or age.

Pet Medical Milsons Point, North Sydney NSW (posted 5th May) Locum Vet Nurse 18th May - 7th June

Pet Medical Milsons Point – Locum Veterinary Nurse Required - 18th May to 7th June 2022

Pet Medical Milsons Point is a boutique small animal veterinary clinic located in the heart of Milsons Point, on Sydney’s Lower North Shore. We have an exciting opportunity for a locum Veterinary Nurse to join the team from 18th May to 7th June 2022.

This is a dynamic close-knit team with a “can do attitude” consists of 3 veterinarians and 5 supportive nurses.  We are a client-centric practice, Cat Friendly Gold accredited and proudly certified as Low Stress Handling clinic.

The clinic uses Ezyvet, Smart Flow and Vet S8 software. There is a full in-house lab, modern diagnostic imaging equipment, in house dental facilities and all the usual toys.

The ideal person would possess a warm, friendly personality, have excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively and supportively with both the team and the clients.
The position is a full-time or part-time role, Monday to Friday with some occasional weekend work.

The practice is close to all public transport links.

If this position interests you, please send your CV and cover letter to:

Dr Catherine Plummer

Should you have any questions regarding the position please phone the clinic on (02) 8203-4390.

Austinmer Veterinary Hospital, South Coast NSW (posted 3rd May) Locum Vet Nurse for 1st June - 30th July

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Locum Veterinary Nurse needed at Austinmer Veterinary Hospital 1st June - 30th July 2022

Austinmer Veterinary Hospital is a family-owned busy small animal practice located 15 minutes south of Sydney. Our team are experienced, fun loving, kind and supportive. We are passionate about providing high quality patient and customer care. Our vision is to treat our team, clients, and their pets like family.

The role

We are looking for an awesome nurse with:

If you are looking to work in a beautiful coastal area with a supportive team, then please email your cover letter and resume to:

To check out our website, click here.

Noosa Village Vet, Noosaville, Sunshine Coast QLD (posted 19th April) EXPERIENCED LOCUM VETERINARY NURSE

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About us:

Noosa Village Vet is a privately-owned, boutique small animal clinic in the heart of beautiful Noosa. Situated in a busy part of town, our clinic is purpose built and includes three consultation rooms as well as an open and light filled prep/surgical area. The clinic is fitted with all new equipment.

We have a very strong emphasis on client and patient care. We take pride in providing a premium service as well as building long-term relationships with our clients.

We are looking for an experienced nurse to cover full time hours from 29 June to 30 July 2022.

What we are looking for:

Please email your cover letter, resume and references to Dr Pieter Serfontein BVSc at:

Peninsula Vet Care, Mornington Peninsula, VIC (posted 30th March) Locum Vet Nurse

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Full Time Locum Veterinary Nurse - Leave cover across 5 sites.

Are you passionate about your work as a Veterinary Nurse but looking for a little more variety?

Then look no further, we have the position for you!

Peninsula Vet Care is a group of five locally owned and operated veterinary hospitals combined with a 24 hour emergency and specialist referral hospital on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula.

We are currently seeking a Veterinary Nurse to provide full time leave coverage for our nurses across our five Mornington Peninsula sites. Our GP clinics are open from 8am until 7pm Monday to Friday, 9am until 5pm Saturdays and 10am until 2pm Sundays, so flexibility in work hours and locations is a necessity for this position.

Our ideal candidate is someone who has:

A position with Peninsula Vet Care will provide you with:

If this sounds like you, please send your application to: or call Georgie on 03 5986 6963 if you have any questions regarding this position.

For more information on Peninsula Vet Care visit our website:

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