Vet Nurses - Are You Looking for an Exciting Opportunity to Utilize Your Clinical Skills?
If you have a passion to help your patients achieve the best life possible whether they present for illness or wellness visits, then you may just be the person we’re looking for.
One of our nurses is leaving us for family reasons, resulting in us having an exciting opportunity for a nurse who is driven and enthusiastic. This position will best suit an experienced nurse who enjoys building rapport with clients, as well as someone who wishes to utilize and progress their clinical skills, but would also be suitable for a junior nurse or a trainee nurse. The role can either be casual or permanent part time, and the role for more experienced nurses will include performing Nurse Consultations as well as Surgical Nursing.
Are you Looking for a Role that has:
a varied caseload, including surgery and dentistry with exposure to other clinical aspects of veterinary medicine such as acupuncture, rehab and hydrotherapy
a clinical role where you will be encouraged and supported in furthering your skills with nurse consultations, radiography, venepuncture, dentistry, cytology and anaesthesia
a balanced work/life roster with no out of hours and only limited weekend work
Generous pay and opportunities to be financially rewarded for your drive and hard work
Regular lollies and chocolate, along with birthday cake when it’s your special day
a fantastic team to work with in an independently owned practice
and a focus on low stress animal handling
If this sounds like your dream role, keep reading!
Here at Vogue Vets, we strive to help our patients reach and retain their best possible health and mobility. We are renowned for our honest and personalized treatment plans, always putting our patient and client’s needs first, as well as retaining laser focus on assisting you to further your career. To assist you in settling in quickly to your new role, we provide a 6 week onboarding program and, in addition, we provide you with ongoing professional development; with the right mentor, it doesn’t have to take years to reach the next level in your career progression.
You’ll be part of a team who are driven to help our patients achieve their goals. Whether it is getting them back to health, or simply providing the best in preventative medicine, our focus is to help them achieve the best life possible.
Please ONLY apply for this position if YOU are a TRUE Team Player wishing to excel each and every day.
What we do:
We are a well established, and progressive practice known for delivering excellent patient outcomes in a warm and friendly environment. With over 10 years of history we are continuing to expand our services due to a popular following amongst patients, veterinary referrers, strong networks and an excellent community reputation.
Our practice is at the forefront of integrative veterinary practice in Western Australia, providing an opportunity to work in one of WA’s first practices offering rehab and hydrotherapy services in addition to traditional veterinary services. We provide a positive workplace, in a stimulating learning environment, with fantastic clientele.
Our patients and their best outcome is our primary focus, and providing individual treatment plans rather than a “one size fits all” approach to their veterinary care underpins everything that we do. With that in mind, medicines and products are chosen based on the patient’s best interests, rather than what may provide the clinic with the most reward benefits.
Here's What You'll Get When You Join Vogue:
Commitment to Professional Development Training and Coaching
If there is something you’ve always wanted to learn, let us know and we will do everything in our power to make it happen. We are here to support your career development. If you want to improve your existing skills, then this is the place to be. Our director and principle vet, Fran Pagnacco, is committed to helping all of our team to reach their potential, both professionally and personally, by providing all the support necessary for you to reach your goals in a caring and supportive environment.
Full Training and Support
You will benefit from an intense 6 week on-boarding course to make sure you are fully confident in your role. We also run a peak performance environment with daily, weekly and quarterly support to make sure you achieve your goals
A High Achieving and Vibrant Team
Learn and thrive in a supportive team environment that celebrates your achievements so that you can reach your goals both personally and professionally. We are a close-knit team who celebrate each other’s wins and are there to support each other. Our meeting rhythm makes all the difference. 1:1 catch ups every 2-3 weeks, regular team meetings, daily client briefings, and regular acknowledgement of individual and team achievements
We do it differently here. No office politics. No drama. Our clinic is a great place to be. We recognise that a positive workplace leads to amazing outcomes for staff and clients alike. We know that dealing with clients after client can be energy draining. You can quickly burn out without the right coaching and leadership. We want to help you grow both as an employee but also as an individual. We exude positive energy and love to have time off to enjoy life outside of work. We can’t wait to welcome you on board!
A Great Work Life Balance.
Having a balanced life is so important and we want our people to be refreshed and energised every day.
Role and Responsibilities
You will be expected to:
Assist the Vets
in providing the best care possible for our patients and their owners
Perform high level surgical nursing and patient care
utilize your venepuncture, anaesthetic monitoring and nursing skills
Perform nurse consultations
once trained and confident in product & services knowledge, consult with clients in the areas of nutrition, preventative health care and weight management
Continuing Professional Development
Demonstrate an interest in advancing your clinical skills for medical, surgical and laboratory nursing
Follow our proven processes and signature systems
to ensure our clients reach their optimal goals for their pets’ health and wellbeing.
Soak up everything you can from all your team colleagues,
whether they be clinicians, admin support or cleaners. Take on their constructive feedback with grace, but also bring your knowledge and skills to us so we can learn from you!
Bring passion and positive energy to the workplace.
This needs to complement a high level of professionalism with both colleagues and clients. Let us know if there is something you aren’t sure of or need help with. We are your cheerleaders, not your judge.
Display accountability and pride in your work
whatever task you are focused on, ensure that it is delivered on time and to the highest standard.
Take ownership for all your actions and treat everyone with dignity and respect.
This role is a part time position that reports directly to the Practice Owner, while also working closely with other members of the team.
You have excellent written and verbal communication skills
You provide exemplary customer service - both in person and on the phone
You have proficient time management qualities
You have a high attention to detail and communicate with clarity
You are warm, personable and outgoing and will bring positive energy to the workplace
You will take ownership for your actions
You have a positive attitude. Issues will always be seen as challenges and not roadblocks
You hold the line and persevere until you achieve your goals
You commit to being accountable for your actions and outcomes
You bring positivity to the team and affirm your team members, celebrating their successes and helping them achieve their goals
You will be willing to work hard and share our vision, which is to provide unparalleled service and the best outcomes for our patients
You are eager to learn and be trained in new skills and willing to accept constructive feedback
You are reliable and resiliant to change
You are keen to be part of a vibrant team
You are able to work well, both independently and within a team
You are patient and empathetic with both clients and their pets
You are flexible to work within the practice’s operational hours 8.30-7pm Mon-Fri and Saturday mornings
You want the opportunity to become more than just a standard team member because you know that you are able to deliver much, much more
Skills & Experience
Computer skills (MS Office) and a professional phone manner are essential.
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to multi task
Be solutions oriented
Cert IV qualification (or current enrolment in a Cert IV course)
A minimum of 2 years in paid clinical practice is preferred, but not essential
Low stress animal handling
Experience in performing nurse consultations, venepuncture on a regular basis, or orthopedic surgical nursing will be advantageous
Feel free to be creative with your application
to complete this personality test: https://www.123test.com/disc-personality-test/
Please email a screenshot of your test results along with your CV
In a cover letter, tell us why this job is for you and what makes you stand out from the crowd!