Casual Opportunities - Veterinary Nurse (Small Animal)

Job no: 506198
Work type: Casual
Campus: Regional South Australia
Categories: Animal & Veterinary Sciences

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(HEO3) $37.16 to $42.14 per hour plus an employer contribution of 10% superannuation applies. Additional loadings from 15% to 40% apply for hours worked outside Monday to Friday 7am-7pm in accordance with the University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement.

Work with a team of talented and dedicated veterinary nurses providing high quality support to the clinical teaching veterinarians and practice clinicians across a range of animal care related teaching and commercial veterinary services.

We are seeking suitably qualified veterinary nursing staff to join our pool of casual nurses. Various shifts are available on an ad-hoc basis, including weekdays, overnights, and weekends, to supplement our busy team of full-time rostered nurses.

The veterinary nurse works as a member of the Veterinary Health Centre’s (VHC) professional staff services team of nurses, client services and technical staff members. The Veterinary Health Centre is situated on the University’s picturesque Roseworthy Campus, approximately 9km from the township of Gawler and on the doorstep of the world-renowned Barossa Valley wine region.

This role provides support to the clinical teaching veterinarians and practice clinicians across a range of services, including general practice, emergency & critical care, ICU, surgery and medicine. This role also provides an opportunity to advance your skill levels in areas of surgery, anaesthesia, internal medicine, and patient care. You will work alongside specialists and experts in their field from around the world giving you the ability to be involved in advanced treatment plans, surgery and procedures. The clinic has advanced imaging equipment including a CT & diagnostics.

If you are an enthusiastic, team-oriented vet nurse with a passion for delivering the highest standards of service and care, and proven experience as a veterinary nurse in a clinical setting, we would love to hear from you.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated Veterinary nursing experience.
  • Completion of a relevant certificate or combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently but participate cooperatively in team activities.
  • Attention to detail in record keeping and documentation.
  • Demonstrated experience and /or knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria (above dot points) for this opportunity

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, contact:

Suzanne Baum
Practice Manager
P: (08) 8313 1923

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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