Experienced Vet Nurse – Bendigo

Experienced nurse wanted to join our fantastic teams in Bendigo. 

Casual or Part Time Offered. 

Continuing CE and training encouraged and supported. VNCA membership paid for.

Fur Life Vet Epsom and Eaglehawk Rd is part of Apiam Animal Health, providing veterinary services to country communities. At Apiam Animal Health we are committed to enriching the lives of animals, people and the communities where we live. We strive to deliver excellence and our vision is healthy animals and happy people.

Located in Bendigo, in central Victoria, we are a small animal veterinary practice only that offers the highest possible level of veterinary care, for all animals!

The clinics are fully equipped to manage medical and surgical cases in the full range of companion animals, including a CT scanner at our Epsom clinic.

We are looking for a part time or casual experienced veterinary nurse to complement our team.

We want a passionate nurse to implement their high standards of patient care and have the capability to fulfill surgery, hospital, pathology, treatment, consulting and reception shifts.

This is a hands-on nursing role for an experienced nurse; you will need to have the skill set and confidence to place IV catheters, set up fluids, monitor anesthetics to a high standard, perform nurse consults, team based consult and love all things nursing.

  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing or Veterinary Technician Degree is essential
  • 1-2+ years’ experience in a busy practice. Well-rounded nursing skills and experience within all areas mentioned above, we are willing to teach, but the basics are needed
  • Registered Veterinary Nurses are highly regarded
  • Commitment to promoting a positive workplace culture and continuing to improve and grow our clinic.
  • MUST have banter, we are a very close knit team who likes to have fun whilst we get the job done!
  • CAKE on your birthday
  • Above award wage offered for the right candidate.
  • Generous clinic discounts for your own fur babies.
  • VNCA membership paid for and AVNAT registration encouraged.
  • Access to VetEducation as ongoing CE and upskilling is supported and encouraged.
  • Access paid Volunteer Leave, extra Parental Leaveand Apiam Wellness Day – extra day of annual leave!
  • Discounts from various retail, travel, fitness and health providers (including Kmart and Woolworths!)
  • Work life balanceand mental health taken seriously, we have our own Mental Health First Aid Officer and an excellent Employee Assistance Program (free and confidential counselling sessions for you or your immediate family).

At Apiam Animal Health we genuinely support and encourage nurse upskilling and professional development. We offer yearly discussions around career development, free monthly webinars, provide opportunities of secondment to other clinic locations across Australia and career progression pathways.