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Veterinary Nurse – Emergency and Critical Care


Veterinary Nurse – Emergency and Critical Care

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About the role:

Recently, our business has grown significantly so we need more nurses in our team. We are looking for enthusiastic Veterinary Nurses who thrive in a high-paced environment.

For some people, transitioning to an emergency career seems daunting, however our team is experienced in making the transition from general practice to emergency a smooth process. You will be offered four to six weeks of buddy training from our experienced Senior team plus ongoing support throughout your time with us. You will always have a team surrounding you willing to answer your questions and help at any time!

We are passionate about continuing your education by providing a range of development opportunities such as monthly training sessions, regular webinars, tutorials, and we offer recover CPR training courses to all nurses. We have even created our own ‘AES Elevate Emergency Nursing Program’, an accredited course run through our sister company Improve International.

We pride ourselves on the encouraging and collaborative environment we have created in our team. We have trained Mental Health First Aid Officers at the clinic and an Employee Assistance Program ready for any employees or close family members requiring support on a range of work or personal matters. Catch-ups and social events are also an important aspect of team building within AES and we strive to ensure you have a balance between your personal and work commitments

This role will be a part-time or casual capacity with a flexible roster pattern that includes the ability to pick up extra shifts where available.

Our remuneration is above award, dependent on your experience with pay reviews conducted regularly. Most of your shifts will occur during penalty hours, meaning you earn more for less hours. This gives you more time for family, friends, and other daytime activities! Travel, trainer and on-call allowances are also available, dependant on your shift times and type.

About you:

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, or Bachelor of Veterinary Technology.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ work experience in Veterinary Nursing.
  • A passion for providing excellent patient care.
  • A desire to work as part of a team and a drive for continuing education.
  • The ability to participate in a roster across weekends, weeknights, and public holidays.

If this sounds like an opportunity you are interested in, then please contact us to apply or view our facility and meet the team!

To apply for this role, please submit your application below.

Please advise in your covering letter if you are available to work shifts across nights, weekends, and public holidays.

August 5, 2021

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