Vet Nurse- Macleay Valley Veterinary Services

Full time position | Experienced vet nurse


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


Great clinic and Flare discounts | Employee assistance program


We are a well-established and progressive mixed practice veterinary clinic offering general veterinary services for patients along the Macleay Valley Coast from South West Rocks in the north to Crescent Head in the south. We offer everything from companion animal care to cattle herd health and full range of equine services.

Our clinic is located in the beautiful Macleay valley region in NSW and offers a laid-back coastal lifestyle. If you like outdoor activities there are plenty of options including surfing our premier beaches, water-skiing, fishing and kayaking on the beautiful Macleay River; hiking the coastal and riverside walks, mountain biking the cross country trails in the Kalateenee state forest mountain bike park and scuba diving the world famous fish rock cave to name a few!

Macleay Valley Veterinary Services is one of the expanding Apiam Animal Health group of regional and rural clinics that are committed to enriching the lives of animals, people, and communities. We strive to deliver excellence and our vision is healthy animals and happy people.

We are looking for a full time, experienced veterinary nurse to complement our team.

We want a passionate all-rounder to implement their high standards of patient care and have the capability to fulfill surgery, hospital, pathology, treatment, floating 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, do basic pathology such as faecal egg counts and love all things nursing.

  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing or Veterinary Technician Degree is essential
  • 2+ years’ experience in a busy practice. Well-rounded nursing skills and experience with training and mentoring other clinical staff
  • Registered Veterinary Nurses are highly regarded.
  • Commitment to promoting a positive workplace culture and continuing to improve and grow our clinic.
  • 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 Leave and Apiam Wellness Day – extra day of annual leave! 
  • Discounts from various retail, travel, fitness and health providers (including Kmart and Woolworths!)
  • Work life balance and 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. 

If you would like to join us at Macleay Valley Veterinary Services, then please apply here with your resume and cover letter.