Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - ACT


Animal Referral Hospital Canberra, Fyshwick (posted 29th January) Part Time / Casual ECC Nurses

EXPERIENCED EMERGENCY NURSES
Permanent Part-time and Casual opportunities available
Job Number: CB1903

The Animal Referral Hospital Canberra – Emergency Department (ARHC) is a first class facility with extensive up to date equipment and an exceptional team of specialists, vets and nurses who practice best care for all their patients.  Staff are friendly, supportive and knowledgeable.

We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic and dedicated emergency nurses who are genuinely interested in continued learning and willing to consistently provide quality patient care in a busy environment.

Essential Attributes

Desirable Attributes

Primary Role

The successful candidates will join a happy and supportive emergency team and benefit from on-the-job training and support from senior nurses and veterinarians, as well as support to undertake continued education. Pay is commensurate to experience.

If you are excited by this opportunity please forward your updated resume to recruitment@arhvets.com. Please quote the job number ‘CB1903’ in the subject line of your email. Applications should be addressed to:

Darcie Nicol
Practice Manager
The Animal Referral Hospital Canberra
15/2 Yallourn St
Fyshwick ACT 2609


Animal Referral Hospital Canberra, Fyshwick (posted 29th January) Full Time Surgery Nurse

SPECIALIST SURGERY NURSE
Permanent full-time
Job Number: CB1902

The Animal Referral Hospital is Canberra’s premier veterinary specialist referral hospital. Due to an expansion in our busy surgical department, a full time position is now available. We provide the highest standard of nursing and patient care and are seeking a qualified, experienced veterinary nurse to join our friendly, dynamic surgical team.

Are you someone who:

Duties and responsibilities include:

** * The applicant must have some knowledge and experience in anaesthetic monitoring and management ***

We have a number of different roster shift times and overtime will sometimes be required.
On-going training will be provided, and further education is encouraged and supported. 
The successful applicant will be well remunerated above the award rate.

If you are looking for an exciting surgical nursing career opportunity, please e-mail your updated cover letter and resume to recruitment@arhvets.com. Please quote the job number ‘CB1902’ in the subject of your email.   

Applications will remain open until suitable candidate is appointed.


Greencross Vets Phillip, Southern Canberra (posted 16th January) Flexible Hours

Veterinary Nurse Roles Available
Phillip, ACT

Over 1900 veterinarians and vet nurses across Australia have chosen a career with Greencross Vets. Our vets and vet nurses benefit from the resources that the largest veterinary group in Australia provides including an industry leading education program, business support for better work/life balance and career opportunities throughout the 140 plus veterinary related businesses in the Greencross Vets family. At Greencross Vets your passion for pets is exemplified by practicing the highest standards of care. We invite you to join Greencross Vets for a rewarding and fulfilling career.

Greencross Vets, a pioneer in the Veterinary landscape for over 10 years, are committed to raising the industry bar and we want you to be a part of our journey! Due to expansion, we have positions available at Phillip in the ACT. Flexible working hours and varying levels of experience considered.

Primary Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this position include:

Qualities and Expertise
The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and expertise:

What we can offer you:

Pay is above award and will commensurate with experience and qualifications. If this role is the right one for you, and you would like to become part of the dynamic Greencross team, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria to:

Michelle Chipperfield
Practice Manager
michelle.chipperfield@greencrossvet.com.au


Greencross Vets Tuggeranong, Southern Canberra (posted 16th January) Flexible Hours

Veterinary Nurse Roles Available
Tuggeranong, ACT

Over 1900 veterinarians and vet nurses across Australia have chosen a career with Greencross Vets. Our vets and vet nurses benefit from the resources that the largest veterinary group in Australia provides including an industry leading education program, business support for better work/life balance and career opportunities throughout the 140 plus veterinary related businesses in the Greencross Vets family. At Greencross Vets your passion for pets is exemplified by practicing the highest standards of care. We invite you to join Greencross Vets for a rewarding and fulfilling career.

Greencross Vets, a pioneer in the Veterinary landscape for over 10 years, are committed to raising the industry bar and we want you to be a part of our journey! Due to expansion, we have positions available at Tuggeranong in the ACT. Flexible working hours and varying levels of experience considered.

Primary Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this position include:

Qualities and Expertise
The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and expertise:

What we can offer you:

Pay is above award and will commensurate with experience and qualifications. If this role is the right one for you, and you would like to become part of the dynamic Greencross team, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria to:

Michelle Chipperfield
Practice Manager
michelle.chipperfield@greencrossvet.com.au


The Village Vet, Downer (posted 14th January)

We are local vets with over 15 years of experience caring for the feathered, the fretful, the reluctant, the bitey and the brave.

If you're an experienced nurse and you're eager to join a growing team in a new, purpose-built hospital, email your resume with a cover letter to office@thevillagevet.co

To discover more about our facility, our values and our philosophies, check our website (www.thevillagevet.co), Insta feed (thevillagevet.co) or Facebook page (The Village Vet in Downer).


Gungahlin Cat Hospital, Northern Canberra (posted 14th January) Part Time Feline Vet Nurse

Gungahlin Cat Hospital – Part-time Veterinary Nurse

Seeking an experienced, qualified, feline fanatic veterinary nurse!

About us
Gungahlin Cat Hospital, which opened in 2018 and is co-located with the long-established Gungahlin Veterinary Hospital, is looking for a part-time veterinary nurse to join our passionate team of highly skilled veterinarians, caring veterinary nurses, dedicated receptionists and support staff. We are one of the premier veterinary practices in the ACT, working from a purpose-built hospital equipped with a full complement of equipment for diagnosis and surgery of most small animal problems. We are also an ASAV Accredited Hospital of Excellence.

About the role
The role will mainly be based within our cat hospital, which is a cat-specific environment – so if you’re crazy about cats, this might be the role for you! The role will also be required to help out in the general hospital from time to time, giving the successful candidate the opportunity to retain some exposure to a variety of different animals and responsibilities.

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.

This is a permanent part-time role. Working hours are rostered between the hours of 7:00 to 19:30 Mondays – Fridays and 8:00 to 16:30 on Saturdays. The successful candidate for this role must be available to start shifts no later than 7:30am. It is a requirement to be available to work Saturdays on rotation with other nurses (i.e. not every Saturday). The working hours can be up to 38 hours per week, but may be less depending on demand.

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

Benefits of working at GCH/GVH

Applications should be via email and include a copy of your CV and cover letter - please address your application to Greta, at jobs@gungahlinvet.com.au.

Please contact Greta on 02 6242 7276 for more information.


Canberra Veterinary Emergency Service, Gungahlin (posted 8th January) Part Time & Casual Vet Nurses

Canberra Veterinary Emergency Service

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, compassionate and experienced Veterinary Nurse to join the experienced Veterinary team at Canberra Veterinary Emergency Service.

Canberra Veterinary Emergency Service is located in Gungahlin and we are committed to practicing the highest level of Emergency medicine and being the practice of choice for our Employees, Patients and Referring Veterinarians. We are open afterhours on weeknights and 24 hours on weekends and public holidays. We are well equipped with digital radiology, ultrasound, endoscopy, in house laboratory, patient monitoring equipment and excellent surgical facilities.

The successful candidates would ideally have:

You will be fully supported by experienced Emergency Veterinarians in a friendly and compassionate atmosphere. Although both in-house and external training will be provided, applicants must be able to work independently and proficiently with basic nursing skills such as IV catheter placement, fluid therapy, blood collection, calculations of drug doseages and the monitoring of patients.

Part-Time and Casual positions are available with shifts ranging from weekday evenings and weekend/ public holiday day and evening shifts. An attractive hourly rate (commensurate with experience) with penalties apply.

For more information or please forward resumes to: taleta@cves.com.au

For more information, see https://cves.com.au/ and


Hall Veterinary Surgery, Amaroo (posted 18th December)

Choose your own adventure!

Would you like to work in a veterinary practice that strongly supports you in pursuing your continued education nursing passions?

Are you self-motivated and driven to perform to the best of your ability?

Do you find satisfaction in working with a tight knit group who enjoy each other’s company and pick each other up on the tough days?

Are you a fan of a sneaky afternoon snack run?

Hall Veterinary Surgery and Vets at Amaroo are looking for an Experienced, Certificate IV qualified veterinary nurse to join our team. We are a well-equipped small animal practice who deliver the best care to each and every patient and have lots of fun along the way.  

Please send all resumes with cover letters to Eliza Russell (Head Nurse) at ella@hallvet.com.au

Minimum requirements:



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