Vet Nurse – Small Animal

Website The University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide's Companion Animal Health Centre (CAHC) is a leading-edge primary practice and referral care veterinary clinic offering the latest technology, equipment and professional services to treat small companion animals of all species.

Vet Nurses Dog

Vet Nurse – Small Animal

  • Advance your vet nurse skills
  • Contribute to veterinary education
  • Wide range of employment benefits

About our Clinic

University of Adelaide VeterinarianThe Veterinary Health Centre (VHC) is the School’s clinical teaching facility which operates on a commercial basis, offering a range of first opinion, ambulatory and specialist veterinary services across all animal species to the general public and referring veterinarians. As a unit of VHC, the Companion Animal Health Centre (CAHC) is a leading-edge primary practice and referral care veterinary clinic offering the latest technology, equipment and professional services to treat small companion animals of all species. The CAHC offers high quality first opinion, referral and 24/7 emergency and critical care veterinary services to the public and provides a clinical training environment for final year veterinary students working under the close supervision of experienced veterinary surgeons, nurses and support staff.

The Role

The Veterinary Nurse is a member of the Veterinary Health Centres (VHC) professional staff services team of nurses, client services and technical staff members. This role provides 24/7 nursing support to the clinical teaching veterinarians and practice clinicians across a range of animal care related teaching and commercial activities. The position is suited to a nurse that has worked in small animal practice for a minimum of 3 years.

The role provides an opportunity to advance your skill levels in areas of surgery, anaesthesia, patient care, emergency medicine and wellness clinics. This opportunity will take you to the next level of your career. You will also work alongside specialists and experts in their field from around the world giving you the ability to be involved in advanced treatment plans, surgery and procedures. The clinic has advanced imaging equipment including a CT & diagnostics. This is solely a nursing position dedicated to client relations staff therefore no reception tasks leaving you to concentrate on your professional responsibilities and nursing skills.

About You

An enthusiastic, team-oriented nurse with a passion for delivering the highest standards of service and care, you have proven experience as a veterinary nurse in a clinical setting. You are able to work in high pressure situations, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and are motivated to mentor the generation of vets by imparting knowledge and modelling the highest standards of professional behavior.

Salary and Benefits

Salary: $53,941 – $61,214 base per annum plus 17% superannuation contribution and shift allowances.

  • On campus free parking
  • Staff discounts for veterinary service and products
  • Private medical insurance discounts (BUPA)
  • Cafeteria on site
  • Library access, digital on line resources
  • Counseling support services (employment assistant program)
  • Discounts for University continuing education courses
  • On site gym, sporting facilities and swimming pool

Term of position: This continuing position is available immediately.

Closing date: 22 May 2018

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.



Here at Vet & Pet Jobs, our listings of Vet jobsVet Nurse jobsVet Practice Manager jobs and Vet Locum jobs in Australia make the process of Veterinary job hunting fast and easy. And for Pet Care professionals our listings of Pet Retail jobsPet Grooming jobs and Pet Sales jobs make it easy to pursue your passion for working with pets and animals.

Before you know it you’ll be starting a new job in an exciting Vet Hospital, Vet Clinic or in Pet Retail, and it all starts with a click.

And for Vet Hospitals, Vet Clinics and Pet Companies, post your Ad for Veterinarians, Vet Technicians, Vet Hospital Managers, Pet Retail, Management and Marketers and more. Find the best candidates and grow your professional team. Register and post your Job Ad today.