Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - ACT

Animal Referral Hospital Canberra, Fyshwick (posted 12th Aug) Part Time and Casual Receptionists


Job Number: CB1908

About Us

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-established group of specialist veterinary hospitals. We offer a wide range of specialist services and emergency and critical care through our facilities in NSW, ACT, VIC, QLD and SA. Services offered in our hospitals include internal medicine, surgery, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, animal behaviour, exotics and avian, diagnostic imaging, emergency and critical care, and physiotherapy.

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We are currently recruiting for Veterinary Receptionists to join our busy Customer Care team in Canberra. There are permanent part-time and casual opportunities available. Shifts are allocated over a fortnightly roster cycle to cover the operating hours.

The role

This role is primarily responsible for providing excellent customer service, including:

Essential attributes

The successful candidate will be someone who is:

Desirable attributes

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to join a bigger team, expand their skills and knowledge and work with a team of high-performing Veterinary specialists. Competitive hourly rate, staff discounts and rewards program available to the successful candidate.

If this sounds like your next role, please send a copy of your updated CV including a cover letter to . Please quote job number in the subject of your email.

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Animal Referral Hospital Canberra, Fyshwick (posted 4th August) Part Time ECC Vet Nurse

Job No: CB1903

The Animal Referral Hospital is Canberra’s premier veterinary specialist and emergency hospital offering exceptional care for the pets of Canberra and surrounds. Due to an expansion in our busy emergency department, a permanent part 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 emergency team.

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Are you someone who:

Duties and responsibilities include:

This position includes evening and weekend work. The occasional overnight shift will also be required.
On-going training  is provided, and further education is encouraged and supported. 

If you are looking for an exciting emergency nursing career opportunity, please e-mail your application cover letter and CV to:

Animal Referral Hospital Canberra
Unit 15, 2 Yallourn Street
Fyshwick ACT 2609

Canberra Veterinary Emergency Service, Gungahlin (posted 10th July) Full/Part Time or Casual

Emergency Positions Available for Cert IV Veterinary Nurses

Canberra Veterinary Emergency Service in Gungahlin is looking for qualified nurses to join our growing team.

We have a range of positions available and can accommodate either full time, part time and/or casual nursing positions for extraordinary nurses!!  For the right person, we can be flexible and adjust the position to suit your needs! 

If you have worked in emergency before or have been working as a Cert IV nurse for a few years and have been thinking of giving emergency a try to improve your skills or to challenge yourself then drop us your resume.

We are a dynamic team of easy going professionals dedicated to providing gold standard animal care.  We pride ourselves in the care we offer and go the extra mile to help pets and their people.

So if you can spare 1 or 2 shifts a fortnight or want to jump in feet first and give it a go, we would like to hear from you!

Please email us at

Canberra Veterinary Emergency Service
21 Crinigan Circle
Gungahlin, ACT, 2912


Brudine Vet, Charnwood (posted 17th June) Qualified Vet Nurse


We are searching for a Certificate IV qualified veterinary nurse to join our fun & busy team.

A bit about us:

Brudine Vet has been opened since the 1970’s as a small out-of-house practice which was taken onto new ownership in 2005. Since then, the practice has continued to grow and since 2014 the clinic has been operating in a large, purpose-built clinic. We are a small animal practice,  including a ‘exotic pets’ section of our clinic. Brudine Vet is an ever-growing veterinary surgery with a minimum 4 vet per day roster. We have always been a personal and friendly practice for all our clients & endeavour to uphold this reputation as we continue to grow. It’s very important that our clients enjoy visiting the clinic as well as their pets. We operate Monday – Friday all day & Saturdays. We believe in work-life balance and while being a busy practice, we have a great work culture and are proud to call our colleagues friends.

The ideal candidate will show the following qualities:

If the above sounds like you, get in touch!

Please send all resumes with a cover letter attached to  or call us on 02 6258 1688.

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