Fur Life Vet Golden Plains – Veterinary Nurse

Open to experienced and newly qualified Veterinary Nurses!

A part of the Apiam Animal Health group of regional and rural veterinary clinics across Australia, Fur Life Vet Golden Plains is a busy 5 vet companion animal practice that prides itself on having a great relationship with clients, customer satisfaction and going above and beyond in patient care. 

We are seeking a Veterinary Nurse to join us on a full time basis. We can offer you an interesting role as well as a dynamic and supportive team environment. 

About the role 

  • General day to day nursing duties to support our Vets and working with your team members to ensure the highest patient care   
  • Reception duties including handling client enquiries in person and over the phone, computer skills for scheduling appointments, managing client accounts, admitting, and discharging patients.  
  • Surgical and hospital nursing including monitoring anaesthetics  
  • Prepare and administers medications as required  
  • Blood collection and testing, iv catheter placement  
  • Assist with x-rays and ultrasounds  
  • Assist with dental scale and polish of dental patients  
  • Sterilization of instruments according to practice sterilization procedures 


Full time working 76 hours per fortnight including rostered occasional Saturday morning on rotating roster.  

About you: 

  • The position is open to both experienced and newly qualifed nurses   
  • Most importantly, we seek a motivated team player who is interested in furthering their knowledge both as an individual and as part of a team.  

Why you should apply 

  • Permanent position with full-time hours. 
  • 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 to paid Volunteer Leave, Parental Leave and Apiam Wellness Day - extra day of annual leave! 
  • Opportunity for career progression within an industry leading organisation (hence this position) 
  • Discounts from various retail, travel, fitness and health providers. 
  • Work life balance and mental health taken seriously, we have multiple Mental Health First Aid Officers, and you will have access to our Employee Assistance Program (free confidential counselling sessions for you or immediate family members).

In line with our Vision “Healthy Animals and Happy People” we embrace a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We care about creating an environment that promotes safety and wellbeing and where our people feel supported, respected and empowered. 

We have a genuine company culture of supportive Veterinary professionals and can offer you the opportunity to enrich your career through professional development and career progression pathways. 

Remuneration - We will negotiate salary and benefits depending on the skills and experience you bring.   

Apply here with your cover letter and resume or for a confidential conversation, you are welcome to contact Shauna James on 0439 182 216.