Veterinary Nurse Position – Mandatory Min 1 Year Experience in Role

This position will be for approximately 38-40 hours per week, entailing four weekdays and one in three weekends. You will be required to work Public Holidays on a rotational basis. There is opportunity to perform extra hours if desired. The position requires quality nursing skills and experience coupled with the ability to work within a fast-paced environment. We would love you to be able to multi task, have fun and most of all, love to learn!

Southern Animal Health is a state of the art, purpose built hospital located in the heart of Bayside. Since 2009, Dr Marcus Hayes has offered SAH’s less retail oriented, high level medical and surgical services. The practice has since attracted the highest quality vets and nurses who enjoy working this way.

We offer a low marketing philosophy concentrating on pet health rather than product sales, separate feline and canine waiting and consulting rooms, advanced medical and surgical procedures, pet transport and extended hours seven days a week to keep our clients away from emergency centres.

You must possess at least one to two years’ experience as a Veterinary Nurse and live reasonably locally. Driver’s license and car is a must.

Please feel free to explore our website for our philosophy as well as taking a tour around our practice.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Reception duties including handling client enquiries professionally in person, by email and over the phone
  • Booking Appointments and controlling the schedule
  • General administration duties and associated tasks
  • Placing IV catheters
  • Taking bloods
  • Maintaining the overall hygiene of the practice, including surgical areas and equipment
  • Monitoring patients during and after surgery
  • Undertaking general nursing tasks, including pre and post-operative care, animal pathology and emergency and critical care
  • Allocating surgeries to theatres and providing time frames to the surgical team
  • Hospital admission and discharge
  • Administering medications
  • Social Media Management

If you:

  • Possess a minimum 1-2 years previous veterinary nursing experience
  • Have your current driver’s license and vehicle
  • Live locally. (No longer than a 40 minute drive away)
  • Are flexible, friendly, dynamic and positive
  • Can work a min of approx. 38 hours per week and one in three weekends. (If you prefer part time we are open to discussion).
  • Have the ability to work collaboratively with fellow team members and build rapport with clients
  • Have strong communication skills and exceptional customer service

then please provide your cover letter and resume. Ensure you include the suburb in which you reside and your cover letter in order for your application to be considered.

This role is not suitable for trainee nurses. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted due to the amount of applications we receive.


Practice Manager

Southern Animal Health | Melbourne Bulldog Clinic |

P: +61 3 9584 6100 | E:

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Reference: CS RR-6144

Ref: RR-6144