Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - ACT

Tuggeranong Veterinary Hospital, Fadden, Canberra (posted 5th May)

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Permanent, Full Time Veterinary Nurse

We are a modern progressive small animal veterinary practice seeking a full time Veterinary Nurse.

Tuggeranong Veterinary Hospital is a highly regarded practice, serving Canberra for over 30 years. We are a busy privately owned hospital, growing by word of mouth. We have a dedicated team of 35 plus staff with a range of experience and expertise. We have a record of long staff retention and offer a supportive team culture. We achieve this, by investing in the wellbeing and development of our team members to support their success.

Tuggeranong Veterinary Hospital promotes the joy of pet ownership and cultivates long term client relationships that are based on a high standard of care.

The Role

With a modern purpose built 100% small animal hospital with modern equipment, the successful candidate will undertake a variety of nursing duties including in house blood testing, dental x- rays, assistance with ultrasound and surgical support including pre meds, anaesthetic monitoring, cruciate and fracture repair, desexing and dentals to name a few.

This is a permanent full-time role, rostered from Monday to Friday, and every second Saturday with no afterhours.

Who we need

What we offer

To Apply

If you would like to realise your potential and make a difference to the wellbeing of our patients, we would encourage you to apply by emailing your resume with a cover letter and mark it attention to:

The Business Manager: Colleen Black
Phone: 02 6291 7711

Thank you.

Northside Veterinary Centre, Braddon Canberra ACT (posted 30th April)

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Veterinary Nurse - Full Time / Part time

Northside Veterinary Centre is a non-corporate, locally owned and run clinic. We are a team of passionate, fun and supportive vets, nurses, kennel hands and receptionists. We advocate and aim for fear-free veterinary care and our clinic is an ISFM Gold Accredited Cat-Friendly Clinic.

This is an additional appointment to our current team. We are looking for another honest, hardworking, and experienced nurse to join our team. We encourage and support ongoing learning and offer a great work-life balance, by understanding that life also exists outside of work.

The primary role of this position is to provide a high level of care to both medical and surgical patients using our vast range of veterinary equipment - multiparameter vital sign monitors, doppler, surgical and dental bair hugger, iM3 dental machines and dental x-ray, inspired air heaters, full IDEXX pathology suite, oxygen and heated recovery cages. We have a varied caseload with a percentage of dental and medical referral work that keep us on our toes.

The clinic currently opens 8am-6pm Monday-Friday and 8.30am-4pm Saturday. We are closed Sundays and all public holidays.

The ideal candidate will:

We shall offer:

Please forward your cover letter and resume to:

Gungahlin Veterinary Hospital, Northern Canberra (posted 19th April)

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Gungahlin Veterinary Hospital/Gungahlin Cat Hospital

Who we are….
Gungahlin Veterinary Services, comprising of Gungahlin Veterinary Hospital and the co-located Gungahlin Cat Hospital, is looking for a part-time or casual veterinary nurse to join our passionate team of highly skilled veterinarians, caring veterinary nurses, dedicated receptionists and support staff. We are an ASAV Accredited Hospital of Excellence, working from a purpose-built hospital equipped with a full complement of equipment for diagnosis and surgery of most small animal problems.

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Come and join our hard-working and fun-loving team! Check out our website at to learn more about us.

The role on offer…
The role will work across Gungahlin Veterinary Hospital and Gungahlin Cat Hospital, and exposure to a variety of different cases and responsibilities is guaranteed. All the cool stuff like oesophageal foreign bodies, surgeries and complicated procedures will be a normal day at the office, as well as dental work and general nursing. Some blended reception/nursing work is included on particular shifts

Working hours are rostered between the hours of 7:30 to 19:30 Mondays – Fridays and 8:00 to 16:30 on Saturdays. Working hours can be discussed in further detail with interested candidates – this position would be great for someone looking for work/life balance. There is no after hours, Sunday or public holiday work required as we are lucky enough to have a separate emergency service operating from our premises.

We are looking for someone who can tick the following boxes:

Benefits of working at GCH/GVH:

Applications should be via email, addressed to Greta, at Alternatively, call the hospital on 02 6242 7276 and ask to speak with Greta to discuss the role further.

Small Friends Vet Hospital, Amaroo (posted 19th April) Qualified or Trainee Nurse

Small Friends Veterinary Hospital

Full-Time Veterinary Nurse

We are looking for a friendly pet owner to join our happy team in Amaroo, ACT as a full time vet nurse. 

Our vets and nurses offer our clients and their small friends an excellent level of care and our hospital is part of the local neighbourhood. We love our jobs, we love our patients and our clients know that they are part of the Small Friends “family”.

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Details of available position:

Why work at Small Friends Veterinary Hospital?

What you need to have:


Please email an application letter with your curriculum vitae to Small Friends Veterinary Hospital's practice manager, Annette Robertson Almond.


Applications close Wednesday 12 May 2021

The Gables Veterinary Group, Monash Canberra (posted 16th March)

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Veterinary Nurse - Full Time

Do you enjoy working in a fabulous veterinary team?

Do you delight in delivering exceptional customer service and providing outstanding patient care?

Are you looking for an exciting work environment that will nurture your interests and encourage professional growth?

Are you enthusiastic, passionate and motivated about veterinary work?


Then this position is for you!

At ‘The Gables Veterinary Group’ we see a great number of interesting and unusual cases in the practice, in addition to the many ‘routine’ patients, seen.

With our extensive in-house clinical expertise and knowledge we are able to care for and treat the majority of our patients without the need for external referrals.

You would be an integral part of this awesome clinical team, utilising your skillset on a daily basis, to include;

Apply now!

Apply now by sending your CV to:

Inner South Veterinary Centre, Narrabundah ACT (posted 11th March)

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The Hospital

Canberra is a fantastic place to live for those interested in physical activity, eating out, the arts, culture and the outdoors! Canberra has the best mountain biking in Australia.

Inner South Veterinary Centre is a busy 6-Vet hospital in Narrabundah, ACT with 6 amazing nurses and a fantastic team of receptionists. We are passionate about providing high standards of veterinary care. We come to work to do what we enjoy doing - helping improve the lives and wellbeing of animals and in turn doing the same for their owners.  Our veterinarians, nurses and receptionists, all work together so that our clients furry, feathered or scaled family member gets the care and attention they deserve.

We have all types of fancy gadgets such as Ultrasound machine, Digital X-ray machine, Dental X-ray machine, In-house blood machines.

We are looking for an experienced Full-time veterinary nurse to join our nursing team.

Your Responsibilities

Essential Criteria 

If this sounds like the right role for you, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV to

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