Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - ACT

Sonza Veterinary Clinic, Queanbeyan (posted 16th October) Full Time Experienced Vet Nurse

Sonza Vet Clinic

Sonza Veterinary Clinic is located in rural ACT, approximately 20 minutes from the centre of Canberra.

We are looking for an experienced veterinary nurse to join our team.  We would like to fill this position as soon as possible so that there is sufficient time to do comprehensive training.  We would ideally prefer an experienced, professional and passionate veterinary nurse to join our team for approximately 38 hours per week.

The practice is well equipped with in house haematology, biochemistry and urinalysis, digital radiography, and dental radiography. Nursing duties involve all aspects of veterinary practice including reception, surgical nursing, clinical nursing, dentals, radiography, and pathology. The successful applicant would be working alongside our team of two veterinarians, four veterinary nurses and one animal attendant.

Experience with a completed Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing is preferred, however, we will also consider student nurses currently enrolled in Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing through a reputable training organisation. 

Sonza Veterinary Clinic can offer a rewarding long term career in the animal industry and a roster that allows a great work- life balance and flexibility.  Employees will develop their skills and experience with a wide variety of companion and livestock species.

Remuneration above award for experienced, qualified nurse.

The ideal candidate will be able to meet the below criteria:

To apply, please forward resumes and cover letters to, attention Gill Montgomery. If you have questions, please call Gill 02 6238 1132 for a chat.

Sonza Veterinary Clinic & Boarding Kennels
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Capital Veterinary Hospital, Phillip (posted 24th September)  Two x Experienced Veterinary Nurse/Receptionist


We are seeking two enthusiastic Veterinary Nurses/Receptionists to join our team. The successful applicants will be nurses who work hard to establish positive and supportive relationships with clients. They must have a welcoming attitude to greet existing and potential clients and build a friendly and supportive rapport with clients and staff alike. They will assist in surgeries, consults and treatment.

We are a brand-new veterinary hospital that serves Canberra and surrounding areas. We offer clients an extensive range of services including consultation, vaccination, desexing, advanced orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeries as well as afterhours emergency services.

This will be an exciting opportunity for the right person to help build up a veterinary practice that offers outstanding client care. We encourage you to read our clients feedback on Google review and our Facebook page.

We are a purpose built 100% small animal hospital. The practice has state of the art equipment including digital x-ray, dental machine, ultrasound, patient monitoring machine, microscope and in house IDEXX pathology system. All these are to make your job easier.

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We are open seven days a week (Monday – Friday, 7am- 7pm. Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays 9am - 5pm).

There are two positions available with both week day and weekend work. Both positions will need to cover the receptionist job.
If you would like to realise your full potential as a vet nurse and get job satisfaction, then please join us. We will utilise all your nursing skills. You will be collecting blood samples, running blood tests, putting IV catheters, applying bandages, triaging the patients, performing AFAST, TFAST (under vet supervision), taking radiographs (under supervision) and monitoring the anaesthesia. If you would like to do more, just let us know. We believe in work satisfaction and will make sure you enjoy what you do. Attractive salary package to the right applicant.

An application including a cover letter and resume can be forwarded by email to:

Renata at:

PH: 02 6282 5522

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