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Perth Vet Emergency are searching for a passionate and dedicated nurse with a love for emergency to work across PVE Yokine and PVE Cannington!

About PVE
Perth Vet Emergency (PVE) is a fast-paced and progressive 24-hour emergency service with our state-of-the-art Cannington Clinic opened in August 2023 in addition to our renowned PVE Yokine clinic. We are a trusted leader in Emergency and Critical Care for small animals and our vision is to set the highest possible standard for ECC medicine in Australia. We have an inclusive and compassionate team of Client Care Representatives, Management, Nurses, and Veterinarians.
About the Role
Given the unplanned nature of emergency and critical care cases, our Nursing team are highly trained to manage a variety of situations with varying complexity. This includes severe trauma, complex medical and surgical cases, and mechanical ventilation. We deliver high quality training through structured induction programs, mentoring, regular Nurse team-based training, case studies and intensive care development programs.
PVE Nursing team members have the support of a dedicated client care team to primarily liaise with our clients so you can focus on enriching our patient’s treatment and experience with us. We are committed to working as a team to deliver high quality results for our clients and patients, as well as learning from each other and having fun in the process!

What does Vet Nurse life at PVE look like?

  • 7-day fortnight of rotational shifts (perfect for work/life balance!)
  • Hands on triage, pathology, radiography, treatments, surgery, and patient care
  • The ability to pick up more shifts over the fortnight to increase your earning potential (up to full time hours)
  • Incredible case diversity with no two shifts the same
  • Vets who educate the nursing team and discuss cases
  • Having input into case management and working in harmony with our veterinary team to provide excellence for our patients
  • Working with a team that is extremely passionate about patient care and believes wholeheartedly in supporting each other

About You

  • Registered veterinary nurse with Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, or Bachelor of Veterinary Technology
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of ECC nursing experience or 3-4 years’ GP experience
  • A passion for providing excellent patient care and a drive for continuing education
  • Thrives in a hands-on, fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • The ability to participate in a roster spanning across weeknights, days, early mornings, weekends and public holidays

Paws & Perks

  • Pet well-being discounts (including discounted treatment and products) 
  • Discounted gym memberships (Fitness Passport)  
  • Appealing entry hourly rate between $28.94 and $31.05 (Earn between $68,000 and $95,000 per year including shift penalties!)
  • Fortnightly pay + super + annual leave loading
  • Great Game of Business
  • Refer a Friend program & rewards
  • Work-life harmony with flexible roster structures and work arrangements
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (psychology, nutrition, sleep)
  • Transition seamlessly to emergency with ‘buddy’ shifts, accredited Accelerated Learning Program, CPD workshops and webinars and more!
  • Strong internal Continuing Education program and exceptional continuing education allowance and support in ongoing professional development
  • Check out VE&T courses for vet professionals written by vet professionals (
  • Opportunities for additional training in Leadership, Specialisation and Management
  • The opportunity to transfer across the company to fulfill your further career aspirations

If you are a highly-motivated nurse who is interested in extending your skills in emergency and critical care then click apply today!
Please advise in your cover letter that you are available to work shifts across a 24-hour multi-site (Yokine & Cannington) roster.

Date Listed

November 15, 2023

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