Vet Nurses and other support staff

Locum Vet Nursing Positions

The Village Vet, Toorak, Melbourne VIC (posted 28th June) Locum Veterinary Nurse - September 1st to 30th 2022

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Full time locum Vet Nurse and on-going casual Vet Nurse required for small animal general practice in Toorak.

Duties include surgery, cattery and reception.

Shifts are Tuesday to Friday 8am to 6pm, September 1st to 30th with a possibility of an extension.

Remuneration based on experience.

We also have an ongoing casual position, every second Wednesday and Friday.

Immediate start date.

Please contact Carina on 03 9827 7500 or:

Greys Matter VetCare, Seymour, VIC (posted 16th June) Locum Vet Nurse 19th September to 14th October

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Looking for a locum with a difference? Are you interested in shelter work and like the idea of working with retired greyhounds?

The Greys Matter vet team is looking for an enthusiastic and compassionate veterinary nurse to locum with our small team for 4 weeks from 19/9/22 - 14/10/22. We operate a high quality/high volume desexing and dental clinic at the GAP kennels in Seymour, Victoria.

The position is 4 days a week (weekdays except Tuesdays) from 8.30am-4.30pm.

Please send applications to Dr Bec Goode at

Avenel Equine Hospital, Shire of Strathbogie, VIC (posted 27th May) Equine Seasonal Vet Nurse July to December

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Equine Nurse – Avenel Equine Hospital (seasonal)

Avenel Equine Hospital
Avenel Equine Hospital is a full service equine hospital located in the heart of Victoria’s Thoroughbred breeding region. The practice offers a comprehensive On Farm service to equine clients in the local area (Avenel, Nagambie, Seymour and Euroa) as well as intensive care and surgical services at our new purpose built hospital.

The Culture
Our vision is to be the best at patient care and the best place to work.

The Role
The nursing positions are seasonal, starting in July until December 2022 with the possibility of ongoing work after this period. You are supported by an on-site hospital coordinator each day. Shifts are allocated on a weekly rotation across all departments with a well-managed after hour requirements.

Skills and experience


To apply
Please apply in writing to or for more information on the role call Lauren on 03 5796 2468.

Peninsula Vet Care, Mornington Peninsula, VIC (posted 27th May) Locum Vet Nurse

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Full, Part Time & Casual Positions available for Locum Veterinary Nurses - 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:

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.

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.

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