Vet Nurses and other support staff

Locum Vet Nursing Positions

Veterinary Happiness Surgery, Redland Bay, Qld (posted 20th November) Part Time 12 Month Maternity Cover

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Veterinary Happiness are looking to welcome a Vet Nurse to join a friendly, close-knit team! 

Located in the beautiful bayside suburb of Redland Bay - and seeing a steadily increasing clientele due to a recent local property development boom - Veterinary Happiness are a close-knit, boutique clinic made up of two very experienced veterinarians and three full time vet nurses.

Our small companion animal clinic shares a vision to provide the highest standard of care both professionally and personally to the pets in our care, in a warm and welcoming environment. We have a strong customer experience focus and great team culture. Our facilities also boast some fantastic tech/equipment including Idexx Catalyst One and Procyte One, digital xray, dental xray, ultrasound and tonometer, as well as being an accredited feline friendly clinic with a strong focus on stress free techniques for all our patients. 

Current operating hours are 8am - 6pm Monday through Friday, 7pm late night on Thursday nights. There is no after hours and no weekends!

We are looking for a part-time nurse for an initial 12-month maternity contract with the potential to go permanent. Flexible hours are available.

Your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

What we are looking for:

Please send your resume and cover letter to

Greencross Vets Forest Lake, Outer South-West Brisbane (posted 14th November) 6 month contract

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Vet Nurse | Full Time 6-month contract | Forest Lake - The Village QLD

The team at the well-established Greencross Forest Lake Village Clinic are looking for a nurse who is eager to utilise their skills and be a respected part of a supportive team!

Over 1600 veterinarians and vet nurses across Australia have chosen a career with Greencross Vets, benefitting from the resources that the largest veterinary group in Australia can provide, including an industry leading education program, business support for better work/life balance and career opportunities throughout the 136 plus veterinary related businesses in the Greencross Vets family. We invite you to join Greencross Vets for a rewarding and fulfilling career.

About your new role

About your skills and your experience

We can offer you

This is your opportunity to join a team that is passionate about providing outstanding care to animals and service to their owners. If you feel well suited to this position, please email your cover letter and resume to Rachel Bryce at

Peninsula Vet Care, Mornington Peninsula, VIC (posted 25th October) Locum Vet Nurse - Leave Cover

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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:

Hampton Park Veterinary Hospital, South-East Melbourne, VIC (posted 21st October) Locum Nurse November to February

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Experienced Vet Nurse Locum Required
South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne

One of our key VNs is taking a well-deserved break and visiting  family overseas.

We have an opportunity for a fulltime vet nurse locum commencing Mid-Late November until mid-February.

If you have the skills you deserve to be remunerated, hourly rate up to $40 p/h depending on experience

You’ll be supported with modern equipment to enable you to deliver the health care our clients expect.

A little bit more about the role:

Look  forward to hearing from you

Apply at:

Bedford Dianella Veterinary Centre, Perth, WA (posted 19th October) Various shifts Feb-Mar, May and Jul-Aug

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Locum Veterinary Nurse

The team at Bedford-Dianella Vet Centre need an experienced, Qualified Veterinary Nurse to cover some shifts for annual leave.

Bedford-Dianella Vet Centre is privately owned with staff who genuinely enjoy their work. We pride ourselves on the relationships we have built with our clients over the years and providing gold standard care to our patients.

We are a cheerful group who are approachable and helpful with any questions you may have. We are Gold Level Cat Friendly Clinic accredited with ASFM/ISFM. Using minimal restraint techniques, we aim to complete tasks and procedures so that patients, owners and staff remain stress free and safe. We have highly experienced vets and nurses with very well equipped and maintained facilities which enable us to provide outstanding patient care.


14th May through to 29th May 2023 – full time up to 38 hours per week
24th July through to 4th August 2023 – full time up to 38 hours per week
Thurs 8th June 2023 – Friday 30th June 2023 – up to 30 hours per week.

The following skills and attributes are required:

If you possess these qualities and would be interested in working with us, please email your cover letter, resume, VSB registration certificate and any other relevant documentation to

We look forward to hearing from you!

Pet Universe Veterinary Centre, Northern Adelaide, SA (posted 29th September) ASAP for Several Months Negotiable

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Locum Veterinary Nurse Position To Start As Soon As Possible for Several Months Negotiable

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.

Pet Universe is looking for an experienced locum with:

We are flexible in terms of duration of a locum contract – up to several months work available

To find out more about us have a more detailed look around our website - just visit

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

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