Veterinary Nurse

Perth, Australia
$59K - $65K p.a.
12 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Emergency and Critical Care

  •  12 month fixed term part-time | 66 hours per fortnight working rotational shifts
  •  H0404 | $59K - $65K p.a. pro rata plus 9.5% superannuation employer contributions
  •  Ref: 0850C28/201688

The Animal Hospital at Murdoch University is the teaching hospital of the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences. We aim to provide a responsive and complete, referral service to Western Australian veterinarians, their clients and their patients. 

The Role

This is a shift work position, totalling 66 hours per fortnight and rotates through a combination of weekdays, weekends and public holidays in the Emergency and Critical Care department. Example of current shift times includes days (0730-1630), afternoons (1600-0100) and nightshifts (2230-0830). There is the option to work extra shifts where applicable. The successful candidate will be working in a busy and supportive clinical teaching environment with exposure to specialist clinicians and nursing staff with advanced skills in emergency and critical care.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing qualification (or equivalent) as a minimum;
  • Registration in Western Australia with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of WA;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a veterinary practice post qualification;

Think Murdoch

Recognised by The Times Higher Education as one of the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50, Murdoch University is internationally recognised as a research-led institution.

This is a great time to join Murdoch.  There are a multitude of opportunities and exciting projects that are presented by the State Government Activity Centre on our doorstep.  The co-location of the New Fiona Stanley Hospital and the St John of God Hospital provide many synergies for our learning and teaching, research and community engagement.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, a CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description) via the Apply Online button below. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

For further details about the position contact: Erica Honey, Nursing Supervisor (ECC) at

Please note visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Closing date: 26 October 2016

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