Employment Opportunities

We Are Currently Looking For A Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Please Read the Following and Apply Below

Who Are We?

We are a premier practice in the northern suburbs of South Australia, who see an array of clients. Each person who walks through the door are like family, so much so that we are on a first name basis.

We have a varied caseload including exotics, orthopaedics, ultrasonography and so much more. To compliment this we have a large team who possess an array of different strengths and interests. Out of work catch-ups are the norm, and when clients see us interacting they often comment on what an awesome place it must be to work. 

Who Are You?

You are the kind of person who will use your initiative to hit the ground running, multi-tasking like a pro. Stamina throughout your shift is a must, as is being able to perform well under pressure. Our line of work requires you to be empathetic, compassionate, passionate, and not afraid to get stuck in. You will be resilient and able to adapt to varying situations, and be a natural problem solver. Your nursing talents will be vital to your success in the role, as will your ability to be a strong communicator.

In terms of fitting in with the team, you will need a cracking sense of humor and have a positive outlook on life. Our team are all flexible, mature and reliable, and you will be too.  You will have at least 3 years’ experience in the veterinary industry, and be a minimum of Cert II qualified, and wanting to move into or continue hands on nursing.

What Is The Role?

One of our team values includes ‘running to where the work is’, and as part of our team you will do exactly that. On any given day you will be contributing to important areas of the practice, in a variety of roles. 

This could mean you are in our hospital, led by our Daily Team Leader in roles which includes:

  • Patient Care Nurse
  • Prep Nurse
  • Surgical Nurse

Or within our customer facing area, which includes:

  • Team consulting with our Veterinarians
  • Nurse Consulting with our clients
  • Customer Care where required

You will also be part of our weekend rotation with the rest of the team, comprising of approx. 1 in 4 weekend shifts. 

How Do You Apply?

If you want to take your nursing career to the next level and want to get in touch, please submit your application using the form below. Please include your resume with three current references, and a cover letter explaining how you display the above skills and experience. We are looking for applications that give us an impression of your personality and skillset, so don’t be shy and sell yourself! Remember, loving animals is an integral part of the job. If this doesn’t describe you, perhaps this is not the position for you.

Please note: All applications must be submitted by 21st Jan 2022. All applications will be handled confidentially, and short-listed applicants will be contacted via phone. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified via email.

Gawler Animal Hospital

Your full-service, high quality, locally-owned veterinary practice.

Offering a wide range of pet-care options from vaccinations up to complex medical and surgical treatments.

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