Vet Nurses and other support staff

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including Remote Work, Kennel/Cattery Attendants & other Animal Care

Bundaberg South Vet Clinic, Bundaberg QLD (posted 24th April) Kennel Hand

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Kennel Hand - Full Time

Exciting opportunity!

Bundaberg South Vet Clinic is looking for a kennel hand to join our team!

Our newly refurbished, busy, continuously growing general practice is open Monday-Friday and a see’s a variety of animals.

The job role includes:

What we offer:

Apply today with cover letter to:

Southpaws Moorabbin, South East Melbourne VIC (posted 18th April) Hospital Coordinator


Hospital Coordinator

Southpaws is renowned as one of Australia's premier referral hospitals, dedicated to providing top-tier veterinary care. Our mission is to be the first choice in expert veterinary care. Why? Because our pets are out family.

As an employer

Southpaws is committed to leading the way in creating a workplace that operates the way we believe they should, rather than the way they always have. To help deliver on our goal of becoming an industry employer of choice, we have created career pathways that support year on year progression both for your capabilities as a professional, as well as your remuneration.

Southpaws is the only hospital in Melbourne to have a full time Training & Development manager and Human Resources manager. These permanent on-site roles ensure the structure necessary to support people on their personal and professional journeys to fulfilling their potential.

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Southpaws are proud of our values and look for these positive characteristics in all applicants:

The role

The Hospital Coordinator works closely with the Surgery and Anaesthesia departments at our Moorabbin hospital and our Emergency Surgery and Anaesthesia deparments at our other locations, to prioritise the needs of our patients, and ensure efficient and effective running of the day. In this hands-on nursing role, the coordinator is expected to actively coach and mentor nurses throughout the day. We are looking for someone who aligns with and promotes our core values. Someone who is passionate about patient care and maintaining our high standards of service. Cultivating a positive and enjoyable working environment for our team is of extreme importance to us. This role comes with mentorship and training. If this position is not something you have experienced before, but you have the right attributes and skills, you will be considered for the role.

Join the Southpaws family and enjoy the benefits:

To apply to be a part of this exceptional team send a CV and Cover Letter to:

The Austin Vet Specialists, Mile End, Inner Western Adelaide, SA (posted 12th April) Surgery Department Coordinator

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Surgery Department Coordinator

The Austin Vet Specialists is looking for a Surgery Department Coordinator who thrives on the excitement of coordinating and managing our surgery department with enthusiasm and dedication.

Be part of a fast-growing independently owned referral centre

Why join us?
Whilst the job market is a buyer’s market at the moment, this position is unique. If you are looking for a leadership role, are passionate about patient care, and get excited about leading people – this is the perfect position for you.

About Surgery Department Coordinator
We are looking for an experienced person, ideally with prior team leading experience, to focus on the daily smooth coordination of patients and team members through a busy Surgery Department. A real ‘Lead by example’ role - coaching and working with the team.

The daily work will revolve around the participation in the small animal surgery service as well as providing collaborative care of the patients in hospital. This will include coordinating the patient care within the Surgery department, the anaesthesia and preparation of Surgery patients, maintaining high quality of sterile supply, and supporting the nursing team as they rotate through the Surgery Department. Additionally, this role will ensure exceptional client communication and the building of strong relationships with referring vets.

Besides the clinical work, this role works closely with the Training & Development Coordinator to formulate and deliver nursing education programs within the Surgery Department, as well as fostering a culture that supports and promotes quality improvement and innovative models of care. This role works close with other team members to ensure quality through the assessment and evaluation of clinical procedures within the clinical team.

About The Austin:
The Austin is a fast-growing independently owned referral centre. We started with 20 people in 2022 and have grown to almost 60 fulltime team members in 2023, with more growth to come in 2024.

The purpose-built hospital (1200m2) has all the instruments necessary to enable our specialists to relish their chosen careers, and flourish. This includes separate soft tissue and orthopaedic theatres within a specifically designed surgical wing with positive airflow, free-standing steam autoclave, low-temperature plasma steriliser and instrument washer. The theatres are fully equipped including a wide range of new orthopaedic, neuro and soft tissue equipment (including thoracoscopy, arthroscopic and laparoscopic towers and flat-panel C-arm for intervention radiology).

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The surgery department consists of one board-certified Surgeon (ECVS), one open residency position, three surgical interns and a full complement of surgical nurses. Together, they look after a wide variety of soft tissue, orthopaedic and neurosurgical patients.

They are supported by two specialists in internal medicine (ACVIM and ECVIM) and three radiologists (ECVDI, ACVR and FANZCVS), as well as residents, interns, hospital vets and an amazing team of nurses. Our entire team is carefully hand-picked for their attitude to patient care, work ethic and ability to work together.

Our aim is to enable personal and professional happiness and fulfilment. This sounds lofty but we believe firmly that supporting career development (and passions), which will lead to a more engaged and happier team. Which will, in turn, lead to better care for pets.

About this role:
This role will be lively, exciting and fulfilling and to enjoy it fully, you will:


We encourage applicants with prior team leading experience, as well as those wanting to progress their career into leadership. We can teach you the technical aspects, but need you to bring the passion and resilience to lead a dynamic team.

What We're Looking For:
We're seeking a candidate who has:

Desirable Skills and Qualifications:

The role is permanent and fulltime. Financial loading and other incentives apply providing an attractive salary which will grow with you as you develop your career. If you believe you have the talent to fulfil this role and want to be a part of a friendly, but dynamic environment, please Apply Now.

Please note that applications will close 10th May 2024 unless the position is filled prior to this date so submit your application promptly.

Application process
Please send your CV and cover letter to Xander Huizing at Please include a cover letter including your reason for applying for this position and what attracted you to The Austin. Please also include your future career goals and prior experience. All applications will be treated confidentially.

PETstock VET, South Melbourne and Work from Home, VIC (posted 2nd April) Vet Recruitment Administrator

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Vet Recruitment Administrator

In order to deliver this exceptional care is where you come in…you have the opportunity to impact the success through the talented people you bring into the company.

Day in the life…

What we’re looking for… This role would suit someone from the veterinary industry who has been responsible for recruitment & managing of projects.

You will understand the challenges that our industry faces and will be someone that is proactive & innovative in the way you approach finding and engaging with vets, nurses, and practice managers…Most importantly, you love this industry & motivated and committed to bringing the best talent onboard.

Petstock Vet has established itself as an industry leader with a focus on delivering world class, innovative patient care & providing a work environment where our team feel like they belong and are valued for the experience & skill set they bring.

If this exciting opportunity sounds like the role, you are looking for, please apply online or by sending your resume and cover letter to Dr Sasha Nefedova, General Manager Petstock Vet | | +61 437 046 295

RSPCA Burwood East, Eastern Melbourne, VIC (posted 28th March) Business Manager

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Clinic Business Manager – Full Time (Burwood East)

Join us in shaping the future of RSPCA Victoria Clinics!

We're seeking an experienced Business Manager to play a pivotal role in driving excellence and growth at our Burwood East Clinic. Collaborate closely with our Chief Veterinarian and key stakeholders to optimise operations, improve patient care, and enhance client experiences across private and shelter clinics. Key responsibilities include cost control, budget forecasting, performance reporting, continuous improvement, customer engagement, and strategic decision-making.

If you're passionate about animal health and want to make a real impact, apply now to be part of our dedicated team!

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What we are looking for from you

Qualifications and other requirements

How to apply
If you'd like to explore this once in a lifetime opportunity to see your experience and ideas translate into creating something big, please see the Position Description for more details. For any questions, please email our Chief Veterinarian, Bronwyn Oke at for a confidential discussion. 

RSPCA Victoria is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we strongly encourage people from all cultural backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applicants are welcome to access RSPCA Victoria’s Diversity & Inclusion Policy here

Macquarie Vet Hospital, North Ryde, North-West Sydney, NSW (posted 26th March) Doggy Daycare Host

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Doggy Daycare Host

We are looking for a motivated, lovely doggy daycare host to join our team! We have two hosts that split the hours currently (Monday-Friday from 7:30-6pm) but we’re keen to get somebody on board to help with the load for 10-15 hours per week.

We cap the number of dogs to a maximum of 15 per day and all dogs are regulars visitors, so you get to know them and the owners really well. The owners are lovely and the staff up in the clinic are super helpful and there if you need.

If you have a background in nursing, dog training or animal behaviour then that’d be great too!

So, if you're ready to join a clinic striving for the best in pet and client care, then please send your application through to Matt at We look forward to you joining the team!

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Veterinary Specialists of Sydney, Miranda, Sutherland Shire, NSW (posted 21st March) Billing Nurse

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Calling all adventurous nurses, are you ready to add a pinch of excitement to your career?

We're thrilled to announce an exciting internal opportunity for a part time Billing Nurse within our billing team. As a Billing Nurse, your role is pivotal in contributing to the success of VSOS by ensuring accurate billing aligns seamlessly with each patient's treatment record. You will work with our wonderful clinical staff to coordinate and maintain accurate invoices and give our patients families billing updates while their fur-babies are in hospital care. We anticipate a dedicated and service-oriented professional, deeply committed to providing outstanding internal and external client service, guaranteeing our clients' utmost satisfaction and support.

About This Role:
As a successful Billing Nurse, you already have knowledge of the veterinary industry and nursing and now you can add the day-to-day requirements of being a billing and accounts legend to your skill-set. Here are some of the key skills that we are seeking that are particularly relevant to this opportunity:

About You:
Your nurse qualifications are certainly essential to your success in this role, and we anticipate that you will shine through your skills in the following areas:

If you would like to know more about this role or would like to apply, please submit a cover letter and CV to

Macleay Valley Veterinary Services, Mid North Coast NSW (posted 19th March) Clinic Coordinator

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Macleay Valley Veterinary Services – Clinic Coordinator

Exciting opportunity to join our well-established and progressive mixed animal veterinary clinic

Full time clinic coordinator wanted to manage and lead our team of veterinary professionals

Dedicated CE, perks and benefits from our industry leading organisation

About us:

Macleay Valley Veterinary Services is part of Apiam Animal Health, providing veterinary services to country communities. At Apiam Animal Health we are committed to enriching the lives of animals, people and the communities where we live. We strive to deliver excellence and our vision is healthy animals and happy people.

We are a well-established and progressive mixed practice veterinary clinic offering general veterinary services for patients along the Macleay Valley Coast from South West Rocks in the north to Crescent Head in the south. We offer everything from companion animal care to cattle herd health and a full range of equine services.

Our clinic is located in the beautiful Macleay valley region in NSW and offers a laid-back coastal lifestyle. If you like outdoor activities there are plenty of options including surfing or windsurfing on our premier beaches, water-skiing, fishing and kayaking on the beautiful Macleay River; hiking the coastal and riverside walks, mountain biking the cross country trails in the Kalateenee state forest mountain bike park and scuba diving the word famous fish rock cave and surrounds to name a few.

About the position:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinic Coordinator to join our team on a full-time basis.

The Clinic Coordinator is responsible for providing high level leadership to achieve the operational and financial objectives of the clinic. This position works in partnership with the Clinical Lead, and Business Partners to develop and mentor team members to achieve high performance as well as implementing operational systems and procedures to optimise efficiency and patient care.  The Clinic Coordinator is also responsible for fostering a safe and collaborative workplace culture that encourages team members to develop and enhance their skills.

Position holders will excel at building relationships with employees, clients and the broader community.

About you:

Key selection criteria:

Why you should apply:

If you are interested in this position and keen to join our team, then please apply here with your cover letter and resume.

The Austin Vet Specialists, Mile End, Inner Western Adelaide, SA (posted 15th March) Training & Development Coordinator

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Training & Development Coordinator

At Austin Vet Specialists, our dedication to providing exceptional care for our patients drives our growth. To ensure our team continues to deliver the highest standard of care, we are seeking a passionate and skilled Training & Development Coordinator to join us on our journey.

About the Role:
As our Training & Development Coordinator, you'll play a pivotal role in coordinating clinic-wide training initiatives. Collaborating closely with team members, you'll ensure training and induction timelines are met while identifying and nurturing individual growth opportunities. Your innovative approach will drive our 'grow your own' philosophy, shaping our induction and training programs to excellence.

Responsibilities Include:


About Us:
The Austin Vet Specialists is a veterinary specialist centre. This means referring vets entrust us with the care of their clients and pets. This trust is paramount to everything we do. Our aim is to look after referred clients and their pets in the BEST possible manner.

As an independent and family-owned centre, we have the freedom and flexibility to do this our way (for example: we named our centre after our cat!). At The Austin we believe in continuing to learn in an ever-changing environment and adapting to be better. Expect lots of support, training and potential for growth. Being a specialist centre, expect high standards and awesomeness but also expect a lot of happiness and fulfillment from your job…oh, and bring your dog to work – we have a dedicated pooch lounge for our team!

What We're Looking For:
We're seeking a candidate who has:

Desirable Skills and Qualifications:

Application Process:
This is a permanent full-time position. Applications will close on 15th May 2024 unless the position is filled earlier. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Xander Huizing at In your cover letter, share your reasons for applying, career goals, and relevant experience. All applications will be treated confidentially.

Join us at Austin Vet Specialists and be part of a team dedicated to excellence in veterinary care. Your passion and expertise will help shape the future of our practice. Apply now and embark on a rewarding career journey with us!

AMRRIC, Darwin Based, NT (posted 7th March) Project Vet Nurse / Educator


Project Vet Nurse / Educator

AMRRIC currently has a position available in the role of Project Vet Nurse / Educator, working as part of our team and under the guidance of our Head of Operations to deliver companion animal health programs in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, which includes setting up field clinics to deliver veterinary services, desexing, preventative health treatments such as anti-parasitics administration, and treatments for injury and illness.

AMRRIC (Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities Ltd) is a national not-for-profit organisation that advocates and coordinates culturally safe veterinary and education programs in rural and remote Australian Indigenous communities. AMRRIC exists to assist and empower communities to meet their needs for companion animal health, care, and safety. By working with remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to improve the health of their pets, we are working towards our vision of Healthy Animals, Healthy, Proud Communities.

The Project Vet Nurse / Educator role, based from our Darwin office, are integral to ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of AMRRIC’s remote veterinary and education programs, through stock and logistics management and leading teams of peer professionals on ground.

You’ll be contributing to community wide One Health programs that improve both human and animal health and wellbeing.

The role will provide you with:

Our ideal candidate will be flexible and work effectively in coordinating all aspects of remote programs in a busy delivery season. A clear communicator with sound organisational skills and the confidence to problem solve will thrive in these exciting roles. Holding relevant qualifications and experience, you will contribute to a professional veterinary service delivery program supported by an extensive remote veterinary clinical protocols and equipment to provide best-practice delivery to remote communities.

AMRRIC is privileged to be immersed in work that values and celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and is committed to facilitating pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as part of our commitment to reconciliation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary Range and other package conditions are available in the position description.

To obtain a copy of the position description including the outline of selection criteria and key responsibilities for the position please contact the office on 08 8948 1768, email, or download from this ad (where available) or our website at


Applications including your CV and responses to selection criteria can be emailed to: using the subject line: Project Vet Nurse / Technician Recruitment.

Veterinary Specialists of Sydney, Miranda, NSW (posted 7th March) Sterilisation Technician

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Sterilisation Technician / Instrument Attendant

(CSSD Technician) Central Sterile Services Department

We are looking for Full Time, Part Time or Casual highly motivated and organised sterilisation technician with the ability to ensure the safe reprocessing, tracking and storage of all surgical sterile equipment.

We are a privately owned emergency and specialist veterinary hospital. Our services provide a 24-hour, Advanced Treatment Centre outfitted with brand-new, world-class, ‘cutting-edge’ technology and equipment. Since opening in June 2020, our business has grown from 35 employees to well over 180+ dedicated and passionate veterinary professionals.

About You:

You will ideally have experience in sterilisation of instruments in a hospital or veterinary environment or be willing to learn on the job. You have an open mind, adaptable, willing to learn, a team-player and have good communication skills. We love to work as a team and bounce ideas off one-another; sharing of knowledge, techniques, and experience with each other is vital. You work well with people at all levels of the business. You will maintain a cohesive and positive team and work environment by encouraging a positive culture and leading with a “can do” attitude. You will have a strong attention to detail and willingness to take direction.

About the Role:

The role of a sterilisation technician is to maintain the process of cleaning, assembly, inspection, wrapping and sterilisation of re-useable medical devices and medical equipment whilst providing support to the surgical team and wider hospital. You will help maintain a positive health & safety culture and communicate with key stake holders to ensure a collaborative and cohesive approach to a quality and timely sterilising service.

This role would suit someone looking for flexible shifts that cover later hours of the day as well as a share of the Saturday shifts. Or if you are nurse looking to scale back their time on the floor nursing.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Our Benefits:

At VSOS everything we do is based upon the belief in our team. This belief centres on treating our staff, clients and referring veterinarians as part of our VSOS family and strive to deliver the best outcomes every single time. If your wish is to join a family-like culture, then please submit your CV with interest to: or call +61 2 8376 8767.

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