Vet Nurses seeking Work

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Louise Halsey, New Zealand & Australia (posted 3rd July) UK Qualified and Experienced Vet Nurse from August 2023

Hi my name is Louise and I'm a Registered Veterinary Nurse from the UK currently on a gap 'year' around the world. Whilst I love travel, I would like to take the opportunity to be able to incorporate my love for travel and my love for animals and seek locum Veterinary Nurse work while I'm out here. I would love to focus work in New Zealand ideally south island and Australia Sydney area or east coast.

I have worked within the Veterinary industry for 17 years now and have been a qualified Veterinary Nurse for 7 years. I have experience in Referral, charity, locum and general nursing. Whilst I enjoy all areas of nursing, my passion and particular interest is Anaesthesia and in 2019 I gained my ISVPS Nurses Certificate in Anaesthesia which I loved completing.

I'm happy and flexible to work long hours, weekends, holidays, and could start work from August 2023.

Please feel free to email me:

Claire White, New Zealand (posted 9th June) UK Qualified Vet Nurse

I am a registered veterinary nurse (RCVS) from the UK. I qualified in 2019 and have experience working in GP mixed practice, OOH/ECC and a small animal hospital (Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh). I am comfortable and confident in all nursing duties such as anaesthesia and post op care, surgical nursing, radiography, IV placement and blood sampling.

I am looking for work in a mixed or equine practice in New Zealand from August/September 2023 onwards. Help with accommodation would be beneficial.

Please contact
I look forward to hearing from you,
Claire White

Erin Taylor, North Island (posted 12th May) UK Qualified & Experienced Locum Vet Nurse

My name is Erin Taylor and I am a UK trained and RCVS registered veterinary nurse. I qualified in January 2019 and have worked in a combination of OOH/ECC and GP clinics since.

I will be in New Zealand for the next year, and I'm looking for locum work. I'll be on the North Island for the first 6 months or so, then moving south.

I'm comfortable and competent with all basic nursing duties including consultations, anaesthesia and inpatient care. I enjoy emergency/critical care, and have a huge interest in exotic species.

If you have any locum needs from the end of July onwards, please email me on or WhatsApp (+44) 07501258941. I look forward to hearing from you!

Accomodation being provided would be much appreciated if possible.

Poorna Beri, Australia/New Zealand (posted 8th May) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

I'm an NZ trained and registered veterinary nurse, with a Diploma in veterinary nursing.I have been working as a veterinary nurse in NZ since 2006. I have worked in different clinics around the country.  I have also worked in Australia- Melbourne, Canada-Vancouver at a speciality clinic, and I have done some voluntary work in the UK

I have a lot of experience in:

I'm looking for a full time locum/casual small animal veterinary nursing position.
I'm happy to work in any clinic in Australia or New Zealand. If the work is outside Christchurch then I would like accommodation and travel  included. I would be able to start working mid-May. I can email you my C.V and cover letter if you like.

Mobile: (+64) 211156076  

Stephanie Maitre, Wellington (posted 7th February) Experienced UK Vet Nurse

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing

Experience: 7 years experience in a busy small animal hospital and smaller first opinion branches. Over 1 year experience in charity work that rescues and rehomes.

Looking for work as a Veterinary Nurse in a small animal practice in Wellington, New Zealand starting from mid/end of March 2023. Easily accessible by public transport.

Contact details: Email address is Can update with NZ phone number when arrived in the country.

Thanks so much,

Fabian Yunda, Auckland (posted 5th January) Vet Nurse / Vet Tech / Vet Assistant

My name is Fabian Yunda and I am looking for a part-time/casual vet nurse, vet tech, or vet assistant job in Auckland. I sat the National Veterinary Examination in Australia last year and passed the first stage, I am a qualified vet in my home country, Colombia, and I have worked as a practitioner there for more than three years both in large animals and small practice. I am not a registered vet in Australia yet, but I do have a lot of clinical/surgical experience on either horses/cattle and small animals. I have worked in different mixed practices in Australia seeing small animals, large animals, small ruminants, and some exotics. I came to NZ for holidays to see my brother after 7 years without seeing each other and I'm liking this country so far.

I am very fun, friendly, and easy to get along with, and have a 'can-do attitude. I am a very professional, enthusiastic, motivated, and hardworking individual. I am very passionate about animals and my work, so I hope to find the right place to stick with and get sponsored.

I live in Auckland and am happy to relocate if necessary. Please contact me at if you want a full copy of my resume or to chat.

Warmest regards,
Fabian Yunda DVM

Holly Amato, South Island (posted 3rd January) Veterinary Assistant for May to July 2023

Kia ora!

My name is Holly Amato and I am a second year Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine student at North Carolina State University (NCSU) in the USA, set to graduate in the spring of 2025. I am searching for a job as a veterinary assistant on The South Island during the summer of 2023 at a mixed or large animal hospital. I am an enthusiastic learner who loves all of nature and I have always wanted to live in New Zealand. I am hoping to practice my technical and communication skills this summer, learn about a wide range of cases in various animal species, and experience what it is like to live in New Zealand. I am available to work from May 8th to July 21st 2023.

I received a Bachelor’s of Animal Science and Plant Biology from NCSU in 2021. I have 4 years of experience working as a small animal general practice veterinary assistant, and 6 months of experience as a small/exotic animal technician assistant at an emergency clinic. I currently care for beef/dairy cattle, goats and swine at the vet school teaching farm and have worked on a dairy farm as a milker/calf feeder in the past. I rode with and assisted an equine veterinarian for 4 months and I just completed a week long externship with a large animal veterinarian. I have experience working with dairy goats through a drug trial I assisted with. I value volunteering my skills and time to provide free veterinary services and have assisted with spay/neuter clinics through organizations like Rural Area Veterinary Services, Second Chance Pet Adoptions, and Vida Veterinary Volunteering. I am also passionate about caring for wildlife whose health is threatened by human activity and have been involved in NCSU Turtle Rescue Team for 6 years, completed an internship at a rehabilitation facility, cared for the animals at a local wildlife center, and assisted with a couple wildlife monitoring research projects.

I am an active person who enjoys trail running, backpacking, biking, climbing, futbol, and identifying wild plants/animals. I prioritize kindness and understanding and strive to bring positive energy to all that I do.

Please contact me at with any questions! I would be happy to set up a time to meet over zoom and send over my resume.

Thank you so much for your time and consideration,

Holly Amato

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