Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - WA and NT


Animal Happiness Vet, Perth WA (posted 26th September)

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Animal Happiness Vet is seeking a Casual / Part Time Veterinary Nurse

Do you want a vet nursing job that makes you happy?

Animal Happiness Manning Vet is an independant, fully equipped veterinary hospital on Manning Road, Manning WA - just 9km south of the Perth CBD.

Our veterinary practice embodies the happiness philosophy: Happiness comes from a love of people, pets, and wildlife that guides every interaction and decision with clients, patients and colleagues.

We seek an enthusiastic, vibrant, energetic, experienced veterinary nurse to join our team.

What the role includes :

What you will bring :

What we will offer you :

We are looking for the right person to match our happiness philosophy - do you have a passion for animals and people, and are you a hard-working, contributing, positive and enthusiastic team member? 

If you think this role is for you, please submit a cover letter explaining your suitability and a recent CV with at least three professional referees to our Practice Manager Sammy at hr@animalhappinessvet.com.au

If you have any questions about this job, please contact Sammy at hr@animalhappinessvet.com.au or call 08 6355 5177 Tuesday to Friday.


Shelley Veterinary Clinic, Southern Perth WA (posted 16th September)

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Qualified Part-Time Veterinary Nurse Required

Are you ready to join a friendly, service-orientated team in a new purpose-built premises? We are looking for a nurse who will flourish in a team which practices a very high level of veterinary nursing, and who gets excited about contributing to the everyday running of the practice.

We are ideally looking for a nurse with at least 2 years’ experience in veterinary nursing, although a high level of initiative, compassion and enthusiasm will also be considered favourably. We are a small animal clinic with a varied and steadily increasing work-load.

This is a part-time position, with the possibility of increasing hours as our practice continues to grow.

We offer a friendly working environment with experienced veterinarians who strongly believe in developing our nurses’ careers. Our staff are highly motivated and enthusiastic, who not only understand true client service, but also work extremely well together, making our work environment an enjoyable place to be. Professional development is supported and encouraged.

Veterinary toys include digital x-ray processing, full anaesthetic monitoring, IM3 dental machine, VetScan, dedicated surgical theatre, Bair Hugger and fluid pumps.

If you are looking for the opportunity to practice high level veterinary care, extend your nursing responsibilities and increase your nursing knowledge, all whilst working in a great environment, please send your CV with a covering letter to: tina@shelleyvet.com.au


West Aust Vet Emer & Specialty WAVES, Success, Perth, WA (Posted 15th September) Dermatology Nurse

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Veterinary Dermatology Nurse full time position available

The dermatology team at WAVES vet hospital is seeking a full-time vet nurse to join the expanding WAVES family. The position is full-time consisting of 38hrs on 4 working days per week. There are no weekends, on-call nor public holiday work (!!!) and everyone leaves on time.

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and dedicated nurse who is genuinely interested in working within the specialised dermatology department. The nurses are the heart & soul of the Dermatology clinic, forming close relationships with our regular patients and clients. We understand the importance of job satisfaction; and therefore, the nurses share roles in the clinic with a balance of administrative, consulting and procedures so that the workload is varied across the week. 

WAVES Dermatology is a fully equipped referral hospital, where nurses are trained to a high standard to learn and perform advanced dermatological procedures such as allergy testing, CT scans, MRI, video-otoscopy and skin biopsies. You will get to work alongside other members of the WAVES family, including specialists and nurses from the other departments i.e. medicine, surgery, emergency and radiology.

The successful applicant must have:

The current working schedule is as follows; On Monday, we consult from 10am to 6pm. For Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, we consult from 8am to 6:30pm. We also consult at satellite clinics and the successful applicant must be available to travel north of the river once every 3-4 weeks.   

In return for your hard work and dedication, WAVES Dermatology will:

WAVES Dermatology is committed to finding the right team member to stay with our WAVES family long term.

So, if you think that you may be the person we are looking for please email Sam Kendall at dermatology@wavets.com.au  with your resume & to get further information on our recruitment process. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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Attadale Veterinary Hospital, Attadale Perth WA (posted 14th September)

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Veterinary Nurse - Part Time

Attadale Veterinary Hospital is looking for a qualified veterinary nurse to work on Saturdays from 8.30am to 2 pm and one to two weekday shifts a week.

This is a small animal fully equipped veterinary hospital.

Experience with the Ezyvet veterinary software would be an advantage.

We have IDEXX blood testing machines and digital radiography.

Our address is 526a Canning Highway, Attadale 6156 WA.

For further information, please email Dr Avi Bechar at: Pleasantvets@gmail.com or phone 0403 168 800


Swan Valley Veterinary Centre, West Swan, WA (posted 7th September)

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Registered Veterinary Nurse Position(s) and Veterinary Receptionist

Join Our Team!
Our clinic is seeking a number of Registered Veterinary Nurses to join our team. The available positions are for full-time or part-time hours with flexibility to work shifts between the hours of 7:30am-8pm, Monday to Friday and rotational Saturdays 7:30am-3pm/5pm.

About Us:
We are a well-established veterinary practice in the heart of the Valley, with a sister clinic located in Bullsbrook. We provide affordable, high quality veterinary care to our patients and excellent customer service to their owners. We provide care to all creatures, great and small, including farm animals, wildlife, and a high load of charity work every day. Our West Swan clinic is expanding again, with the addition of a stand-alone Day Surgery Suite, operating directly across from our consulting clinic.

We are a close, hardworking team who support each other in a high pressure and fast paced working environment. It can be hard to predict when patients will need our help, but we ensure that all staff get sufficient time to enjoy life away from work. We are committed to continuing education and personal development of all staff.

We have created a unique destination for animals and their owners. We run a dog playground, pet friendly cafe, dog swimming pool and canine agility park - all in the same rural setting as the clinic.

We have fantastic facilities including, a complete IDEXX VetLab station, modern radiology suites, breeding and reproduction services, on-site CT imaging, orthopaedic procedures and rehabilitation programs with our onsite swimming pool, IMDT qualified nurses that run puppy preschool programs and dog development classes. We are accredited fear free professionals and aiming for a fear free clinic.

Qualities we’re looking for:

Attractive above award remuneration package offered in a beautiful rural setting conveniently close to the city.

*Live-in option also available with a newly renovated cottage on premises available*

*New graduate RVN’s are welcome to apply*

Applications can be directed to: mike@swanvalleyvet.com.au

Find out more about us at: https://www.swanvalleyvet.com.au


Pinjarra Veterinary Hospital, Peel Region, WA (posted 1st September)

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Experienced Full Time Veterinary Nurse Required

Would you like to work in a practice that grows your skills?
How about one that encourages growth, learning and being the best version of yourself?

It’s possible!

At the Pinjarra Veterinary Hospital, every team member has the opportunity to bring value to our team, in fact we encourage it!

We are on the lookout for someone with experience in the veterinary industry and registered with the Veterinary Surgeons Board.

As a clinic, we hold our core values to the highest standards

These core values drive us for constant improvement and excellence for all patients and their families. They allow us to ensure our patients receive the best possible care!

As part of your employment, we offer

If this sounds like the challenge you are ready to take on, please contact Peta Turtur on 0433 400 747 to have a confidential chat, or email peta@pinjarravets.com.au

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Greencross Vets Subiaco/Bedford, Inner West & North-East Perth, WA (posted 30th August)

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Vet Nurse
Subiaco/Bedford WA

An opportunity for a Veterinary Nurse to join our Subiaco/Bedford teams on part-time or Casual basis.

Greencross Vets provides the highest quality of integrated veterinary services in Australia, with an extended network of General Practice clinics and state-of-the-art Emergency, Specialist and Referral hospitals that are steered by a team of world-class Vets, devoted Specialists, skilled nurses and supportive Management. One of the largest veterinary groups in Australia, we pride ourselves on our veterinary jobs with employee-led development and support program that includes a commitment to a better career/life balance. This allows us to provide an exceptional standard of patient care, with access to all of the resources, technology and equipment needed for best practice medicine.

About Your New Role

What you’ll bring

What we offer you

What would it be like to work with us?
Greencross is simply a great place to work. Our Greencross Vets are patient advocates. We’re focused on your professional growth and development, providing opportunities for you to progress in areas that spark your passion to change the lives of pets. We offer continued education and support, internally and externally, to give you development based on your interests and long-term goals.

We also provide access to experts in areas such as mental health and pride ourselves on our employee-led development and support programs.

Greencross provides the best mentoring and structured ongoing Vet and Vet Nurse development program opportunities in the country. We are proud to lead the way in the veterinary industry by supporting our teams with Paid Parental Leave, flexible working arrangements and a structured return to work clinical program.

We are committed to providing career life balance, have an industry-leading Continuing Education program, a highly regarded nursing intern program, plus a wide range of career opportunities throughout our 170+ Greencross Vet GP clinics, Specialist, Emergency and Referral vet hospitals nationally; Animal Emergency Centre, Animal Referral Hospital, Veterinary Referral Hospital, AVSARC, AAERC.

How to Contact Us
If you would like to become part of the dynamic Greencross team, apply now with your cover letter and resume to Katelin Nunn, Practice Manager katelin.nunn@greencrossvet.com.au


Humpty Doo Vet Hospital, Near Darwin, NT (posted 29th August)

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Veterinary Nurse - Full Time

Humpty Doo vets near Darwin is looking for a Veterinary Technician or experienced qualified Certificate 4 vet nurse to join our team at Humpty doo.  Our Clinic services the companion animal needs of a rural area near Darwin. We have a strong team environment and focus on building good relationships with each other and our clients.

Our new team member would be someone who enjoys working with people and animals. We are hoping you will understand the importance of on going preventative pet health and would be proactive in providing the best care for our patients.

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You will need to:

Preferably:

Remuneration:

Negotiable depending on qualifications and experience – above award.

Please send resume to: admin@humptydoovet.com.au and mark to attention of Marie Montgomery-Quin.

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Ascot Veterinary Hospital, Belmont, Perth East WA (posted 26th August)

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Ascot Veterinary Hospital is looking for a veterinary nurse to join our team.  We are a busy small animal hospital, practicing high quality medicine and seeing a wide range of surgical cases.

We are well equipped, with a full Idexx and Heska lab, digital radiology, dental radiology, and ultrasound.

We are proud to be an independent hospital.  We are a tight knit group, and we go above and beyond to ensure that our staff are happy, supported and challenged, so they can provide the best care to our patients.  We endeavour to provide holistic health care in a welcoming and compassionate environment.  We have an incredible team of experienced vets and nurses with low staff turnover. 

We are looking for an experienced vet nurse with a passion for general practice work and customer service. Someone who would love to join a supportive team with highly engaged practice owners.  Ideally, we would love to hire a nurse who can work both reception and surgical/hospital shifts.

Please send applications to annaevans@ascotvet.com.au


Secret Harbour Veterinary Clinic, Rockingham, WA (posted 25th August)

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Veterinary Nurse

We are a new (ish), well equipped, small animal clinic located in the beachside town of Secret Harbour, WA.

We are currently looking for a committed, hard-working Vet Nurse to join our team.

We provide an excellent learning environment with compassionate and supportive staff.

The Role

The key purpose of this role is to provide high quality veterinary nursing care to animals and provide an amazing veterinary experience for both our clients and their pets.

Skills and Experience
The preferred candidate will have:

Join our team and apply today by sending your CV and Cover Letter to: admin@secretharbourvet.com.au


Western Australian Vet Emergency & Specialty, Success, WA (posted 24th August)

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FULL-TIME SURGICAL NURSE REQUIRED

Western Australian Veterinary Emergency and Specialty (WAVES) is currently looking for a Full Time Surgery Nurse to join our team.

WAVES opened in Success, WA in May 2013 and is a continually growing specialty veterinary hospital. The surgery department is one of seven services currently operating within the hospital.

Every day here is challenging, you never know what you are going to see next.

At WAVES you will get more responsibility and be able to influence what happens with the patients. You will learn so much and there is always more to learn. You get to do fun stuff like scrubbing into and anaesthesia monitoring for major surgical procedures, including Total Hip Replacements, Spinal Decompression, Patella Groove Replacement, Arthroscopic and Laparoscopic procedures, External and Internal fixation of fractures, Arthrodesis procedures, TECA’s, Perineal Urethrostomy, Thoracotomy, Laparotomy, BOAS, Skin Reconstruction and many more. There is also, MRI and CT imaging to see and of course you get to know all sorts of instrumentation.

You will be providing patients with the highest standards of care and feel confident that you are doing the best for people’s pets.

WAVES is committed to finding the right team to staff our hospital over the long term. We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic, and dedicated nurses who understand that veterinary nursing isn’t a 9-5 job, are genuinely interested in surgical veterinary procedures and are willing to consistently provide quality patient care in a sometimes-hectic environment. You need to have a Certificate IV in veterinary nursing or equivalent and must have at least 2 years of experience in general practice. Previous experience in a referral hospital would be a big advantage however your approach is the most important thing to us. You will get training, continuing education and workplace support if you have the right attitude, but only lack the experience.

Please only apply if you are flexible within your working hours and you have a real passion for surgery.

Your work will include preparing patients for surgery including blood-taking, catheter placement, clip and prep of surgical site, anaesthetic monitoring or scrubbing in, care of patients whilst in hospital and liaising with their owners, instrument cleaning and sterilization.

You must be able to work efficiently within our team environment supporting our surgeons and all our team members.

You will be working with our interns and surgeons as a team to help the patients through their procedures and facilitate the highest standard of patient care until they are discharged home.

You will need to encourage and support all staff in the team, especially junior or less experienced members whether they are nurses or vets. You will need to spot things that require doing and get on with them without being asked. To make sure the hospital keeps running smoothly, you will need to keep the hospital clean, walk dogs to let them stretch their legs and have a sniff, stock shelves, keep the laundry moving and cuddle patients as required. If you have time, you can have a coffee too.

In return for your hard work and dedication, WAVES will:

Surgical veterinary nursing is not for everyone. To take on this job you need emotional resilience, staying power, a belief that miracles are possible (they are), and a healthy dose of pragmatism. However, the rewards can be amazing! You will love the team and get a real buzz from working with us.

We take recruitment very seriously because we know it is important to get the right people and it is also important that you are going to like working with us. We want to build up a team of people who will stay for years, be part of the WAVES family, and grow with us.

If you think that you may be the person we are looking for please email a cover letter and your CV attention to Cathy at wavets@bigpond.com. We are looking forward to hearing from you.


Duncraig Veterinary Hospital, Northern Suburbs, Perth WA (posted 23rd August)

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Veterinary Nurse - Casual or Part Time

We are a busy family friendly practice, in a brilliant location with amazing clients, and dedicated staff in a fully equipped hospital.

We see more than our fair share of cats, exotics and wildlife, even the odd sheep and chickens, and a vast array of pooches.

Due to our continued growth we need more staff. We are seeking a nurse with strong surgical skills, casual or part-time, with approximately 18 hours per week.

Must be at least 2 years post graduation.

Knowledge in Rx Works is favourable.

WAVSB registered is essential.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to via email to Abby at: abbydvh88@gmail.com


PETstock Vet, Brighton WA (posted 23rd August) Senior Vet Nurse

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PETstock Vet, Brighton Western Australia  I   Senior Veterinary Nurse – Part Time 

Working with our Head Nurse, you will support the clinic to provide world class veterinary care.  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.   

Why we’re different…We are a close, tight-knit team who like to work hard for our patients and
clients. We also love to share a laugh and cake!

Hear from our team:  https://youtu.be/HqW8YXBjBDk

What we’re looking for…You're an experienced, qualified Veterinary Nurse (with Cert IV in Vet Nursing) who understands the importance of providing exceptional care for our pet clients & their family!  Building strong & meaningful relationships with both your colleagues & clients is second nature so you are someone that your team enjoys working with!  

You're someone who works flexibly as there will be a need to work Saturdays. From a mentoring perspective, you also remember what it was like to start out as a new vet nurse, so you're motivated to support junior nurses to reach their career potential! Most importantly though, you're a team player who likes to have fun while you work!

What we can offer you:

If this exciting opportunity sounds like the role, you are looking for, please apply online or by sending your resume and cover letter to Jess - brightonmgr@petstockvet.com.au

If you would like to visit us before committing to a full recruitment process…get in touch to arrange a suitable time for you

As we continue to grow & add to the family, Petspiration Group was formed….acknowledging our history, where we’ve come from and all we have achieved…we have now come together for the pets that inspire us!  We are all about…People, Pets & Planet

Joining us will offer you the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of our pet customers & community not only through your role but through our charity foundation – check out the awesome work it does & how you can play a part – https://www.petspiration.group/


Western Australian Vet Emergency & Specialty WAVES, Northern Perth (posted 22nd August) Surgery Administration

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Western Australian Veterinary Emergency and Specialty (WAVES) is currently looking for a Full Time Surgery Administration Assistant to join our team.

WAVES opened in Success, WA in May 2013 and is a continually growing specialty veterinary hospital. The surgery department is one of seven services currently operating within the hospital.

What is the role of a Surgery Administration Assistant? You will be required to provide a quality point of contact for all Surgery department enquiries including those from referring veterinarians and patient’s owners. You will be required to support our surgical team on the floor with administrative needs such as co-ordinating all surgical bookings, ensuring necessary documents such as consent forms are scanned and emailed when required, organising surgery discharge times and sorting insurance paperwork. You will also help manage surgery’s stock control.

You must be able to work efficiently and harmoniously in a team environment with our veterinarians and other team members as well as being able to work independently when required. You must up hold the highest standards in patient care and communication that WAVES prides itself upon. You must show initiative and be able to spot things that require doing and get them done. As a team member you must also be there to support and encourage the whole team, especially junior nurses and veterinarians. You must be able to keep your work area tidy, occasionally assist the hospital reception team and be able to smooth the bumps in the day. Oh, and if you have time, you can have a coffee too!

You must be a qualified veterinary nurse.

In return for your hard work and dedication, WAVES will:

Surgery administration is not for everyone. To take on this job you need emotional resilience, staying power, a belief that miracles are possible (they are!) and a healthy dose of pragmatism. However the rewards can be amazing! You will love the Surgery team, we are proud of them all, and you will get a real buzz from working with us.

We take recruitment very seriously because we know it is important to get the right people to enhance our team but that it is also important that you are going to like working with us. We want to build a team of people that will want to stay for years and be a part of the WAVES family, growing with us.

So if you think you may be the person we are looking for, please email a cover letter and your CV attention to Cathy at wavets@bigpond.com. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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Melville Animal Hospital, Perth South WA (posted 22nd August)

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Hey everyone! We have a position coming up that will start in October, so we can give you on-the-job training with our amazing nurse before she heads off for her 12-month maternity leave.

We are seeking a full-time nurse to join our team of over 30 staff - Vets, Nurses and support staff for approximately 38 hours per week.

Melville Animal Hospital is a busy, well-established clinic in the southern suburbs of Perth. We are a well-equipped clinic with digital x-ray, in-house IDEXX machines, fluid pumps, monitoring equipment, ultrasound and digital dental x-ray. We pride ourselves on the highest quality of care for our clients and patients.

We are looking for someone with the following;

Applicants must hold a Certificate 4 in Veterinary Nursing and be registered with the WA Veterinary Surgeons’ Board. 2 years' experience is preferred but not essential for the right candidate.

If you would like to apply to be part of our team, please email your resume with cover letter to jaimestreeter@melvet.com.au

We look forward to hearing from you!  

See our website https://melvet.com.au/

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Bicton Veterinary Clinic, Riverside Perth WA (posted 17th August)

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Veterinary Nurse - Part Time (with a view to full-time)

Could you be the veterinary nurse that Bicton Veterinary Clinic is looking for?

Bicton Veterinary Clinic is seeking a motivated person to join our team.

The practice:

Bicton Veterinary Clinic is a well-established family-owned practice located in a small suburban shopping complex in Bicton, not far from Fremantle and the Swan River. We are a small team of 3 part time vets, supported by 2 nurses and practice manager x We treat a range of family pets, from dogs and cats to rabbits, other pocket pets and birds (including your friendly backyard chickens) x The practice has a well-equipped surgery, digital x-ray, dental equipment and Idexx in-house pathology suite.

Who are we looking for?

What we need from you?

Bicton Veterinary Clinic strives to provide a high standard of care to our patients. We strongly encourage ongoing education and professional development for our entire team - vets and nurses alike. We often hold sessions in the clinic to learn about new treatment options available.

Shifts will be across Monday to Friday (morning, day & evening shifts) with shared Saturdays. The position will initially be part time with a view to full time for the right candidate. Wages above award but commensurate with experience.

Position is available for immediate start.

If you feel this is the position for you, please send your resume and cover letter to Dr Kay McIntosh at: forpawsandfeathers@gmail.com


Riseley Veterinary Centre, Myaree, WA (posted 17th August)

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Riseley Veterinary Centre

Veterinary Receptionist/Nurse – Maternity/Part Time Position – 33 hours per week.

Riseley Veterinary Centre is a family-owned practice that strives to provide a high standard of friendly and personalised veterinary care to our clients and their pets. We offer a range of services to all small animals from dogs and cats to rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, ferrets, birds, and all kinds of wildlife.

We are looking for a motivated, flexible and friendly person to join our small team of vets and nurses for a variety of potential roles within our practice.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

If you feel this could be you, please email a cover letter and resume to reception@riseley.vet and we will be in touch.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Railway Avenue Veterinary Hospital, Armadale, SE Perth WA (posted 12th August)

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FULL TIME VETERINARY NURSE POSITION

Job Title – Veterinary Nurse
Location - Railway Avenue Veterinary Hospital - Perth | Western Australia
Type of work - 100% Small Animal
Position – Full Time (38 hours)
After Hours/On Call – None, the hospital is closed Sundays and Public Holidays with no after hours or on call required.
Remuneration - Commensurate with experience.

A full-time Veterinary Nurse with a minimum of Certificate IV or higher Veterinary Nursing qualification is required to work at our proudly family owned & operated independent, well-equipped, modern veterinary hospital in the south-eastern suburbs of Perth.

Priding ourselves on our high level of veterinary care and customer service, we consistently achieve a Net Promoter Score from our clients of 90/100.

Railway Avenue is a large, purpose built, modern hospital with three consulting rooms, separate operating theatre, a spacious treatment room, separate dog, and cat wards, with large indoor runs for dogs, an isolation ward, separate euthanasia room and separate digital x-ray suite.

Our hospital is fully equipped with:

You will be working in a supportive and enjoyable team environment, alongside our 5 experienced vets, 5 qualified & experienced vet nurses and supportive & understanding management staff. A varied and interesting role of general practice nursing awaits you, where you will be able to build long lasting relationships with our valued and loyal clientele, along with your fellow dedicated & passionate team members.

We are looking for a dedicated & passionate vet nurse who enjoys building relationships with clients and their pets, is enthusiastic and confident, and works well in a team. A keen interest in general practice nursing is essential, as the position involves a variety of nursing roles & responsibilities, with us priding ourselves on practicing high quality veterinary medicine and performing an extensive range of surgery, including advanced soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries.

We have 30-minute consults as standard, scheduled lunch breaks, an interesting and varied role, and work hard to ensure that you will be an integral part of the team and have a voice in the continued development & success of the hospital.

Our hospital hours are Monday to Friday 8am-7pm, Saturday 9am-4pm. We are closed on Sunday & public holidays. There is no on-call, after hours, Sunday or public holiday work.

Necessary qualities the successful veterinary nurse will possess:

To apply for this position or if you would like to confidentially discuss this position further, please contact Keenan Edinger on 08 9497 1547 or send through your CV and covering letter to: Keenan Edinger - Managing Director- keenan@railwayavevet.com.au

www.railwayavevet.com.au


Challenger Vet Hospital, Kwinana, South Perth WA (posted 10th August)

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PART TIME OR FULL TIME VET NURSE QUALIFIED POSITION

Would you like to work as part of a great team at a privately owned clinic in Perth’s southern suburbs?

An exciting opportunity is available for a casual, part-time or full-time veterinary nurse to join our high-quality, purpose-built veterinary hospital. A recent Veterinary Surgeons Board inspection classified it as one of the top 10% of practices in the state.

We are a very collaborative team with a really interesting and varied case load. We have great clients who appreciate the care we give to their pets.

Challenger Veterinary Hospital is a locally owned independent practice operating since 2015. We are situated 30km south of Perth CBD near the coast. The hospital was purpose built six years ago and is well equipped with digital x-ray, a new Omega MyLab ultrasound machine, Zeiss digital microscope with camera, in-house blood machines, dog, cat and isolation wards and a designated surgical theatre.

To keep things interesting the practice enjoys regular visits from Dr Ewen Blaikie Small Animal Surgeon and Dr Jarrad Chromow Ultrasonographer.

We are growing and would love to employ a qualified veterinary nurse who enjoys interacting with clients as they practice a high standard of nursing care.

The practice enjoys solid trusting relationships with our clients who really appreciate excellent customer service whilst still maintaining a friendly down to earth attitude. We have a very supportive and enjoyable working environment with an experienced team of six veterinarians and experienced veterinary nurses.

The pay scale is well above award. Qualified Veterinary Nurses will be offered $30-40/hr commensurate with experience. Saturday is paid at time and a half for the whole day and Sunday at double time. Your nursing registration fee will be paid for and CPD is encouraged and subsidised. Days worked are very flexible.

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We offer free veterinary services for your personal pets.

The person we are looking for:

If you feel you are the right candidate for this job and are keen to join our team, please forward your resume to: ashleigh@challengervet.com.au

Please visit our website: www.challengervet.com.au


O'Connor Vet, Fremantle WA (posted 10th August)

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Veterinary Nurse | Full Time Position

We invite applications from qualified, experienced Vet Nurses to join our friendly and hardworking clinic in O’Connor commencing in October 2022.

Our 5 nurses currently support 2 Vets Monday – Saturday. 8 hour shifts alternating from early to mid-morning starts. We only require nurses to work a 1 in 3 Saturday shift from 8am to 12pm.

If this role sounds like you;

Please send your application, along with a cover letter and resume to:

Brooke Dunwoodie – brooke.d@sagevets.com.au


University Avenue Veterinary Hospital, Palmerston/Wulagi, NT (posted 8th August)

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University Avenue Veterinary Hospital, Palmerston and Darwin My Vet Services, Wulagi are seeking a Vet Nurse to join their team.

About you.

About us

Our two clinics are approximately 15 minutes apart, both are 100% small animal practices, spiced up with a few species of the local wildlife to keep you on your toes! Each clinic runs 2 full time Vets and a team of nurses supported by one practice manager.

About University Avenue Vet Hospital www.univets.com.au

About Darwin My Vet Service www.darwinmyvetservice.com.au

Both clinics are equipped with modern monitoring equipment, IM3 dental machines, microscopes, customer logic practice software and IDEXX laboratory equipment.

This is a full-time position and includes shifts from Monday to Saturday. Shifts may be rostered at either clinic.

Darwin is a vibrant, growing capital city with a tropical climate that allows a relaxed lifestyle and outdoor activity all year round. Visit www.tourismtopend.com.au for further information.

If you are interested in joining our team, please forward your details to manager@univets.com.au


Railway Avenue Veterinary Hospital, Armadale, SE Perth WA (posted 5th August)

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CASUAL VETERINARY NURSE POSITION

Job Title – Veterinary Nurse
Location - Railway Avenue Veterinary Hospital - Perth | Western Australia
Type of work - 100% Small Animal
Position – Casual – Hours & Days/Shifts are flexible and fully negotiable.
After Hours/On Call – None, the hospital is closed Sundays and Public Holidays with no after hours or on call required.
Remuneration - Commensurate with experience.

A casual veterinary nurse with a minimum of Certificate IV or higher Veterinary Nursing qualification is required to work at our proudly family owned & operated independent, well-equipped, modern veterinary hospital in the south-eastern suburbs of Perth.

Priding ourselves on our high level of veterinary care and customer service, we consistently achieve a Net Promoter Score from our clients of 90/100.

Railway Avenue is a large, purpose built, modern hospital with three consulting rooms, separate operating theatre, a spacious treatment room, separate dog, and cat wards, with large indoor runs for dogs, an isolation ward, separate euthanasia room and separate digital x-ray suite.

Our hospital is fully equipped with:

You will be working in a supportive and enjoyable team environment, alongside our 5 experienced vets, 5 qualified & experienced vet nurses and supportive & understanding management staff. A varied and interesting role of general practice nursing awaits you, where you will be able to build long lasting relationships with our valued and loyal clientele, along with your fellow dedicated & passionate team members.

We are looking for a dedicated & passionate vet nurse who enjoys building relationships with clients and their pets, is enthusiastic and confident, and works well in a team. A keen interest in general practice nursing is essential, as the position involves a variety of nursing roles & responsibilities, with us priding ourselves on practicing high quality veterinary medicine and performing an extensive range of surgery, including advanced soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries.

We have 30-minute consults as standard, scheduled lunch breaks, an interesting and varied role, and work hard to ensure that you will be an integral part of the team and have a voice in the continued development & success of the hospital.

Our hospital hours are Monday to Friday 8am-7pm, Saturday 9am-4pm. We are closed on Sunday & public holidays. There is no on-call, after hours, Sunday or public holiday work.

Necessary qualities the successful veterinary nurse will possess:

To apply for this position or if you would like to confidentially discuss this position further, please contact Keenan Edinger on 08 9497 1547 or send through your CV and covering letter to: Keenan Edinger - Managing Director- keenan@railwayavevet.com.au

www.railwayavevet.com.au


Cherry Court Vet Clinic, Morley, NE Perth WA ( posted 3rd August)

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Amazing position for a brilliant nurse in a privately owned vet clinic!

We believe in effective and clear communication with our clients, building great client-vet relationships and the personal approach we offer each client and pet is what makes us successful.

We believe the clinic is only as good as the team in it and therefore only employ the best.

The successful candidate should:

More about the role:

How to apply:

Please email your resume and a cover letter about why we should pick you to Dr Berol at drberol@gmail.com

www.cherrycourtvet.com.au


Baldivis Veterinary Hospital, Rockingham, WA (posted 1st August)

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VETERINARY NURSE

Position: Part time (Monday to Thursday mornings) or Fulltime hours, Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Baldivis, South of Perth
Availability: Immediate

A qualified veterinary nurse is required to assist our growing team in its hospital and imaging departments.

We are looking for a veterinary nurse who is organised, with a positive attitude, and ideally with experience in clinical practice.

Our established practice is modern, large and well equipped, and we have a supportive and friendly team of experienced vets and nurses.

For further details please contact Practice Manager Dr Danae Dunn 08 9524 1466

Applications to be sent though with CV to: drdanaedunn@baldivisvet.com.au

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

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Paws and More Vet Centre, South Perth WA (posted 1st August)

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Wanted: Cheerful, enthusiastic self-motivated and people oriented nurse to join in the growth of PAWS and MORE VET CENTRE in Canning Vale WA

A qualified nurse is required who would like to use and develop their skills.

PAWS and More vets aspire to offer excellent patient diagnostics, treatment and care and excellent client education and information. We want to offer the best diagnostics and treatments available and make the experience efficient, easily understood and friendly for the client. We want the client to understand what will be happening to their pet, how much it is likely to cost and what is expected of them.

Duties will include running puppy parties, weight clinics and nurse clinics, admitting and discharging patients, liaising with clients on hospitalised patients and using all your skills in the surgery to include placing IV lines, blood sampling, anaesthesia monitoring and dental scaling and polishing. And also the usual cage cleaning, making cups of tea and being really nice to everyone.

Confidence, organisational skills, communication skills, sociability and a good aptitude for learning are more important than existing skills.

Salary and conditions will be discussed at an interview. Tell me what you are worth and why but generous rates happily paid to the right candidate.

If you have the attitude to join our team then please e-mail CV and letter to mcplg3@gmail.com or call Dr Michael Gibbs on 0431 914 577

You can find out more about us here: pawsandmorevet.com.au or Paws & More Vet Centre Facebook


Darwin Veterinary Hospital, Casuarina NT (posted 29th July)

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Darwin Veterinary Hospital is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Vet Nurse to join our friendly team.

Our long established, locally owned Small Animal Veterinary Hospital is fully air conditioned, spacious and well equipped, with 2 dedicated operating theatres, a large prep room, in-clinic pathology, endoscopy, digital radiography and ultrasound.  We have a varied case load and a specialist who works with us every 2nd month doing both soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries. We also see a wide variety of wildlife and work closely with the local wildlife rescue groups.

We are a small team of vibrant fun nurses and vets who enjoy supporting each other as we work through our surgical procedures for the day. We also enjoy regular staff lunches and snacking sessions so we will be sure to keep you full!   

We do require someone with at least a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience if possible. If you are qualified that’s a bonus! If you are in the process of studying, we are definitely happy to assist you in achieving this!

The position is flexible and can be full or part time. Weekends and afterhours duties are equally shared and we are committed to ensuring a good work-life balance for all our staff. 
Darwin’s great climate offers a relaxed, tropical lifestyle with plenty to do from visiting world famous Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks, fishing and camping, to sitting back enjoying a beautiful sunset at the renowned Mindil Beach Markets. 

If we have caught your attention and you’re keen to join our supportive, outgoing team then please send through a cover letter and your resume to admin@darwinvet.com.au, addressed to Alex.

Check out our Facebook page or our website- https://www.darwinvet.com.au


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