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Certified Veterinary Nurse
  • Work for a leading animal welfare charity and provide quality veterinary nursing service to shelter animals
  • Full-time, Part-time and Casual positions based in Burwood East
  • Join a friendly, supportive team

About the RSPCA

We are a leading animal welfare charity that works to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection through awareness campaigns and education programs. Across the state, we offer community services including the work undertaken by our Inspectorate, veterinary clinics and animal care teams.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an environment that is underpinned by our values: respect, consideration, clarity, accountability, expertise and collaboration.  

About the role

We are currently recruiting for a number of nursing roles - full time, part time and casual - to join our Veterinary team in Burwood East. The successful candidates will provide quality veterinary nursing to the animals within the animal care centre and enhance the long-term viability of the clinic by providing a high level of customer service. Successful performance of the role will require a good working knowledge of veterinary nursing patient care.

Applicants will be required to work over a rotating roster, which includes weekends and public holidays as required.

Roles duties & responsibilities

  • Deliver high standards of customer service and advice
  • Assist the Veterinarians with surgical procedures
  • Provide veterinary nursing services to private patients and RSPCA shelter animals
  • Monitor patients and maintain accurate records
  • Identify and recommend improvements throughout the Clinic.

Skills & experience required

  • Well-developed veterinary nursing knowledge, skills and experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to engage effectively with a wide range of people
  • The ability to work independently and be a supportive member of a team
  • Strong problem solving and organisational skills
  • The capacity to work productively in a varying and fast-paced environment
  • A positive and can-do attitude.


  • A Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing is highly desirable.

How to apply

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the advertisement on our website at and download the position description (top right-hand corner).

Job Ref: JT000023
Submitted: 15-09-2017
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