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Experienced Veterinary Nurse


Reference: 5159957

  • Permanent Vet Nurse - immediate start available
  • Join the OurVet Melton team who share your passion and commitment for pet care
  • Enjoy the pace of a dynamic clinic and diverse caseload
  • Great employee benefits, free onsite parking and supportive culture

Our nurses share a common journey. Early in life, they recognised that animal welfare was part of who they are and what they valued, so it was inevitable that a career in vet nursing was their destiny.

Being surrounded by those who share a similar journey, means you are working together with those who are just as committed to ensure each pet and pet parent is given every opportunity for a happy & healthy life.

We take pride in everything we do

Our nurses' value the many aspects of their role, but one of the most invaluable parts of their role is support. As a vet nurse, they support the health & wellness of pets taking each opportunity to provide pet parents with information that is invaluable to the care of their beloved companions. Our nurses are invaluable in instilling trust with the pet parents, having them confidently reassured that their loved ones are safe in our care.

Efficient in time management and problem solving the nurses navigate our booking systems to ensure the appropriate amount of time is allocated for a visit so that each pet is properly cared for.

Within the clinical space, nurses are hands on actively participating in the treatment and monitoring of surgeries and procedures, ranging from routine spays and castrates to more advanced orthopaedic and soft tissue. You may even get to support sone of those unusual ones, like the caesarean of a lizard.

With an in-house lab and radiology equipment, will assist with pathology, ultrasound and x-rays as required in the work up of diverse cases. We will also upskill and empower the nursing team to take histories & TPR, consultations, medication, and dentals.

This is an active clinic with three vets and a team of nurses. For this reason, we are seeking an experienced nurse who has demonstrated understanding of pre to post surgery preparation, monitoring anaesthesia during surgery and recovery, admission to discharge processes (with administration of medication).

Committed to professional development and education, you will have access to a comprehensive induction program offering the essentials in clinic protocols and procedures, development workshops, an extensive library of online training modules (with credits available to meet CE requirements), and invitations to industry events and conferences.

Committed to promoting work - life balance, you will be rostered ordinary hours with no on-call or overtime required. Free onsite parking and great employee benefits. Weekend shifts are rotated across the team.

75 hours per fortnight roster.

If you are seeking a fulfilling vet nurse role then apply now!