Veterinary Nurse Manager

$65,000 - $75,000 yearly
  • Animal Emergency Service
  • Brisbane and Perth (Australia)
  • Nov 20, 2019
Full time Emergency Hospital Manager

Job Description

Veterinary Nurse Manager

Brisbane & Perth (Australia)

Full-Time or Permanent Part-Time


Would you love to move to Australia and lead a compassionate team of veterinary nurses?


Challenge yourself in this highly rewarding role by helping to expand the capacity and capabilities of our Veterinary Nursing teams.


We are looking for someone to manage the people aspects of our nursing team to help them provide veterinary services that will delight our clients and patients. This position would ideally suit someone who has a proven history of successfully managing a team and contributing positively to the organisation’s goals. You will have ample opportunity to delve into team dynamics, problem solve and develop skills and abilities among much more. As such, a love of building relationships and inspiring performance is needed to succeed.   


About Us

Animal Emergency Service and Perth Vet Emergency are located along the East and West coast of Australia, respectively, where there is sunshine all year round! You will find cities and a vibrant social scene just a short drive away, plus amazing beaches and spectacular hiking tracks! If you’re looking for a change, this opportunity is not to be missed!

We aim to provide the highest quality emergency veterinary care for animals when they need it. We are committed to working as a team to deliver positive results for our clients and patients, as well as learning from each other and having fun in the process! Our environment is very fast-paced, and we never settle for the status-quo. We have built a reputation for excellence and we are looking for a strong leader to enhance our growing Veterinary Nursing teams.  


Main responsibilities relevant for this role include:  

  • Managing a growing team of enthusiastic and passionate nurses.
  • Mentoring and coaching team members to grow within their roles.
  • Implementing and compliance of new and existing company policies.
  • Managing roster co-ordination and budgets.
  • Involvement in human resource functions such as recruitment, training and development, conflict and performance management and enhancing team culture.
  • Assist in ensuring ongoing compliance with all relevant legislation, including Workplace Health and Safety requirements.
  • Form part of the leadership team to develop company strategies and quarterly goals.


To be successful you will have:

  • A degree with relevant management experience (or equivalent)
  • High level communication skills with the ability to influence, lead and motivate staff.
  • Confidence with developing relationships in a positive manner and working cohesively as a team.
  • A compassionate nature that is motivated by self-improvement and team success.
  • Proven success with conflict resolution, open conversations and performance management processes.
  • Relevant or recent experience working within the veterinary or medical field would be highly regarded.
  • Ability to work shifts that may occur at night, across the weekend and on public holidays.

This is an opportunity to form part of a caring and enthusiastic team while working in some of the most spectacular places in the world! Please send your application to quoting reference number AENM1911 and include:

  • Your resume
  • Covering letter addressing the above-mentioned criteria and what location you are applying for.