- Our Vet Pakenham - a highly successful and thriving clinic
- Join a company going from strength to strength
- Be part of a culture of pet care professionals
Our Vet has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Veterinary Nurse to join our team. We are positioned within the Best Friends Pet Care Supercentre, Pakenham.
Our Vet Clinics have a full service facility with designated surgery, laboratory, pharmacy and kenneling area. We are dedicated to preventative medicine for animals at every stage of life. By preventing health problems before they start and detecting issues before they become serious, we keep pets healthier and happier. We offer a complete range of veterinary services from general consultations, vaccinations and microchipping to full surgery and pathology. All of our clinics have the additional support and guidance by our national Support Centre. In addition, we partner with local shelters to help give abandoned animals a second chance through our Kitten Adoption program.
The success of our clinics is largely placed in the hands of our professional nursing team, who make sure everything runs like clock-work, and who approach each day with the perfect balance of diligence and care.You will have the support of this three vet and four vet nurse team.
At reception, you will engage customers in person or over the phone with warmth and empathy, creating a sense of home away from home as you put their minds at ease knowing their beloved are in good care. Efficient in time management and your problem solving you navigate customer queries and book appointments with the appropriate amount of time to ensure each pet is properly cared for.
Within the clinical space you have been in a similar role and have previous experience, understanding the various aspects of a busy vet clinic. Your familiarity with it all, will ensure you seamlessly integrate yourself where needed in consultations (taking TPR and histories), pre-through to post surgery preparation, monitoring and recovery, and discharge (with administration of medication). You will know how to assist with taking samples for pathology and the use of medical equipment to help the Vet diagnose and treat the condition.
Your skills are supported further by your natural maturity, sensible approach, high work ethic and professionalism. You face challenges with confidence and clarity, ensuring despite the busier times our high standards of care are never compromised.
As someone who is passionate about vet nursing, you will feel a sense of fulfillment in the difference you make. You are the vet's "right hand", a support for your peer nurses and trusted advisor for our clients. You feel rewarded knowing your contributions are at the core of the clinic's ability to run smoothly and successfully.
The benefits of this opportunity.
In support of a work - life balance, you will not be required to do overtime. You will benefit from our extensive range of products and services made available to you at a generously discounted rate, saving you hundreds of dollars. Not to forget our learning and development opportunities offered internally and externally via our business partners and suppliers.
This is a 75 - hour fortnight role, with some a rotation across weekends.