Head Vet Nurse

Sylvania Veterinary Hospital Sylvania, NSW Full time RR-5112


Sylvania Vet Hospital are looking for a Head Vet Nurse to expand our growing, vibrant nursing team. We are large, ASAVA accredited, busy practice with a well-established client base who are as committed to receiving gold-standard veterinary care as we are providing it.   

What do we have?  

  • Two state-of-the-art sterile theatres   

  • Two fully equipped procedural workstations .    

  • An imaging suite with radiology, ultrasonography and endoscopy   

  • A dental suite which includes dental radiology and VetTome   

  • In-house pathology  

  • Daily rounds to discuss inpatient care and case management   

  • Extensive CPD opportunities in areas of interest  

  • Fortnightly team meetings with vets and senior nurses providing training  

Our veterinary nursing team play a key role within our clinic and by supporting our veterinary staff assisting with their consultations, preparing patients for surgeries along with nurse admission and discharges. Our team has a variety of interests including surgery and internal medicine. We have a close relationship with our local referral centres and have regular visiting specialists who provide next level surgical care and diagnostic procedures for our patients. We also have a strong working relationship with local rescue groups.   

Our day is busy with both surgical and reception duties, providing care to patients and advice to our customers. We have a focus on team wellness and mental health support, and we actively work to make sure our team has a work/life balance that suits them. We pride ourselves in having an exceptionally strong team culture and supportive management style. We all join in on fortnightly team meetings where we focus on key areas and training sessions.  

What we can offer you:  

  • Full time position working 5 days/week rotating roster with occasional weekend work  

  • Can be flexible with shifts  

  • A variety of surgical cases and reception duties  

  • Provide an opportunity to further your skills and experience with more on hands tasks  

  • A positive work environment with support  

  • Sponsorship for the right candidate  

What we are looking for:  

  • A keen team-oriented Vet Nurse, willing to work in a fun and supportive workplace  

  • Completion of certificate IV in veterinary Nursing is ideal   

  • Confident in taking bloods, placing intravenous catheters, radiographing patients and anaesthesia monitoring  

  • A Veterinary Nurse committed to providing gold standard care for all our patients  

  • A hardworking Vet Nurse who is happy to take charge, takes initiative and has a love for training junior nurses  

  • Someone who is looking to take the next step in their career or have a fresh start in a team under new management and with new Vets onboard  

VetPartners is an equal opportunity employer and recognises that diversity is crucial to our success. Whatever your identity and background, if this role sounds like you, then please get in touch today by applying with your CV and Cover Letter!  
Reference: CS RR-5112