Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - WA and NT

Greencross Vets, Cockburn WA (posted 17th April) Full Time Experienced Practice Manager

Full Time Practice Manager
Cockburn, WA

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.  

We have an opportunity available at our Cockburn clinic for a Full Time Practice Manager to lead our passionate team! We are looking for an experienced team leader with exceptional communication skills who is ready to drive our business forward using well-developed business, customer service, human resource and operational skills.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

What we can offer you:

If this role could be everything that you are looking for and you would like to become part of our highly motivated and successful Greencross team, please send your application, including cover letter and resume, outlining your interest and suitability to:

Scott Smith
Area Manager

Caryn Veterinary Hospital, Edgewater, WA (posted 11th April)

If you are bubbly, positive and love building client relationships, we have the job for you!

You will be motivated and committed to join our team as we grow our Vet Clinic from the ground up – you will love a challenge (we like hearing the words ‘Bring it on’), thrive on creating new and wonderful ways to establish and grow relationships with clients and patients (because you understand that to treat the patient, you have to build the client relationship first) and get excited not just about the big things (hello complicated ex-lap/snake bite) but also about the small (this little puppy is so excited to come to the clinic today!).

Busy waiting room? No problem.

Back to back appointments? That’s how we like it.

Wonderful reviews and testimonials from clients? We ADORE these.


Your role encompasses all areas of Veterinary Nursing including surgery, administration, reception, administering medication, assisting with surgeries/treatment/pathology. Joining a growing 1-2 Vet, 2 - 2.5 Nurse team, you will have the creative opportunity to build a vet clinic that thrives with loyal clients and patients, working with a well-liked Vet, and learning new skills supported by a Business/Admin Manager. Your responsibilities will include all aspects of positively dealing with clients on Reception (essential), all aspects of Surgery and Patient Recovery, and assisting in all daily aspects of the hospital, Marketing/Client creation opportunities, and any other skills you would like to sink your teeth into. Being proactive, team focused and having strong attention to detail is a must. Your position will be a full time 38hr week, with alternate Saturday Reception duties. The position will start ASAP.


The successful candidate will be rewarded with an attractive base salary above award (negotiable based on experience) + Superannuation + Commissions and Incentives. You will have the opportunity to develop in every aspect of nursing, clinical administration, community outreach and a little management with appropriate support and training! You will also have the opportunity to facilitate Puppy School, attracting additional pay.

Incentives include financial rewards, paid days off, vouchers, team building days and working with a great team, for those who apply themselves and demonstrate a desire to improve themselves, their team, their patients and their clients.

Please email your resume, along with a 1-page cover letter outlining why you would be a great fit for our team, to

Applications close Thursday, 25th April, 2019 at 5pm (Perth time)

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

For more information, see and

All Creatures Veterinary Clinic, Broome, WA (posted 2ns April) Full Time Vet Nurse


All Creatures Veterinary Hospital in Broome, Western Australia is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Veterinary Nurse for our two veterinarian, two nurse clinic.

The successful applicant will be involved in all aspects of running a small animal hospital. The clinic has been established for over 20 years and our clients are friendly and loyal. This is a full time position and offers a wonderful opportunity for a lifestyle move and a nursing leadership position within a practice.

You will enjoy a low stress, well organised work environment, with a varied and interesting caseload.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

The position offers approximately 35-40 hours per week and will require some flexibility with hours. Weekday opening times are 8:00am-5:30pm and the only weekend work is a 3 hour Saturday morning clinic. Remuneration commensurate with experience, plus superannuation and leave entitlements.

For the right candidate the position offers an opportunity to become involved in a vibrant small town clinic, whilst enhancing your career in a new and exciting location. Broome offers a wonderful lifestyle and is the western gateway to the magnificent Kimberley region of Western Australia. The town offers excellent education, sporting and cultural facilities.

Email expressions of interest, including CV, to and

Midwest Veterinary Centre, Geraldton, WA (posted 1st April) Full or Part Time Vet Nurse

Are you the newest Vet Nurse to join the Midwest Vets family?

This is a place for people who love their animals like family.
This is a place for people to feel valued, cared for, and protected.
This is a place for you.


We are very particular about who we’re looking for as team dynamics is a high priority to us, and we want to make sure you will enjoy coming to work every day as much as we do! You might just be a perfect fit if you’re known for having exceptional and compassionate customer service, sensational attention to detail and communication, great problem solving skills and an enthusiastic high energy can-do attitude. Can you think on your feet, handle stressful situations with professionalism and calm in a fast-paced environment? If so, we’d love to hear from you

Our clinic is open 7 days a week, but we only work 4 as we value a healthy work/life balance. We are a Fear Free clinic, and we also hold Gold Standard ISFM Feline Friendly practice accreditation.

We strongly believe in our clinic core values and the right candidate will too!

This role may be full time or part time dependent on the candidate’s suitability and circumstances. Some weekend work and on call shifts would also be expected.

Our newest team member will:

We’d love to chat with you about the role available and your experience. Why don’t you drop us a line at to tell us why you’d be a valuable addition to our team? Please include both your cover letter and resume. Feel free to check us out on Facebook (Midwest Veterinary Centre) to get a feel for the clinic and team culture.

Applications close: Tuesday 30th April

Bedford Dianella Veterinary Centre, Bedford, WA (posted 25th March) Full Time Qualified Vet Nurse

Full Time Nurse

The team at Bedford-Dianella Vet Centre need an experienced Qualified Veterinary Nurse to replace one of our nurses who has had to leave us due to unexpected health issues.

Bedford-Dianella Vet Centre is privately owned with staff who genuinely enjoy their work. We pride ourselves on the relationships we have built with our clients over the years and intend to continue to build these relationships for years to come. We are a cheerful group who are approachable and helpful with any questions you may have. We are Gold Level Cat Friendly Clinic accredited with ASFM/ISFM. Using minimal restraint techniques, we aim to complete tasks and procedures so that patients, owners and staff remain stress free and safe. We have highly experienced vets and nurses with very well equipped and maintained facilities which enable us to provide outstanding patient care.

We need you to start as soon as possible. We like everyone to be fresh and focused when at work and have excellent rosters to support this. You would work a variety of reception, surgical and hospital shifts.

The following skills and attributes are required:

If you possess these qualities and would be interested in working with us, please email your cover letter, resume, VSB registration certificate and any other relevant documentation to

We look forward to hearing from you!

PETstock VET Brighton, Outer Northern Perth, WA (posted 19th March) Casual Vet Nurse

PETstock VET Brighton is looking for a Casual Vet Nurse – apply now!

How are we different?

Why we are different – purpose built hospital and brand new equipment
Our hospital is located adjacent to PETstock. PETstock VET Brighton has now been open for 5 years, so we have a well-established clientele. It is a lovely working environment as there are always people around even at the extremes of the day when normal private practices can get a bit lonely! In association with the clinic we have a grooming salon and 2 DIY dog washes

Our practice is purpose built with the newest and latest equipment. We offer digital X-ray processing, a full iM3 dental suite, state of the art anaesthetic monitoring equipment, full In house pathology, orthopaedic surgery and much more! We have a lovely small team of vets and nurses. Our team offers high quality medicine and surgery to our patients, and we have a huge focus on client care.

Our amazing staff discounts mean that staff pets usually have all the latest treats and toys. We also have a veterinary support team at head office to help you with management tasks & developing your leadership skills if you have the desire to work towards more senior roles in your career.

Our clinic hours are 8am-7pm Monday to Friday and 9am-5pm Saturdays.

Requirements of the role

How to Apply
If this exciting opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you, please forward your application with a cover letter and resume explaining your relevant experience by clicking the APPLY NOW button

Alice Vet Centre, Alice Springs, NT (posted 19th March)

(2017 NT Small Business of the Year – Telstra Business Awards)

Northern Territory Veterinary Services (Alice Vet Centre) is looking for someone to fill a position amongst our dedicated team of vets and nurses. Experience and/or qualifications in Vet Nursing is essential.

This is a busy companion animal practice based in the NT, currently staffed by a team of 4 vets, 4 nurses and one kennel hand.

The practice is extremely well equipped and handles a large and varied caseload of dogs, cats, horses, native animals and exotic pets.

Equipment includes digital x-ray (table based, portable and dental), ultrasounds, endoscopes, in house Idexx lab machines, iM3 dental machine, fluid pumps, pulse ox, ECG and BP monitors, advanced orthopaedic equipment, fully computerized with Rx works.

Please click here to see photos!

We also operate Aboriginal Community Veterinary Services, providing services to remote indigenous communities throughout the whole NT. Visits last for 1 to 14 days, averaging 5 days duration and are often to spectacular and otherwise inaccessible areas.

The position involves all aspects of animal care and vet nursing including feeding, grooming, medical care of patients, cleaning, surgical nursing, inventory management, reception duties and visits accompanying vets to remote towns, stations and communities.

The practice is modern, computerised, air-conditioned, surrounded by some of the most spectacular country in Australia. Staff are supported to pursue continuing education and ongoing training.

The position is full time (38 hour week) with salary ranging from $45000 - $60000 depending on qualifications and experience. Assistance with accommodation may also be possible. Sponsorship is available for suitable overseas applicants.

Selection Criteria- Essential

Selection Criteria- Highly Desirable

Alice Springs is a vibrant town of 28 000 with all major facilities including a hospital, schools, sporting clubs, restaurants, cinemas, ten pin bowling and loads of outdoor activities. It has a major airport with flights to most capitals daily. Camping, cycling, hiking, motor sports and all popular sports and games are some of the recreation activities.

Check out our website, or

Sam McMahon and Alex Burleigh
08 8972 3599
Northern Territory Veterinary Services
PO Box 1610
Katherine, NT, 0851

PETstock VET Cannington, Southern Perth, WA (posted 19th March) Casual Vet Nurse

We are looking for an experienced superstar veterinary nurse to join our BRAND NEW clinic in Cannington.

How are we different? – purpose-built hospital and brand new equipment
Our hospital is located adjacent to PETstock which have a grooming salon and 2 DIY dog washes.  Being part of the PETstock group enables a lovely working environment with a real family pet focus.

Our practice is brand new and purpose built with the newest and latest equipment. We have digital X-ray processing, a full iM3 dental suite, state of the art anaesthetic monitoring equipment, and much more! We have a lovely small team of vets and nurses will offer high quality medicine and surgery to our patients, and we have a huge focus on client care.

Our amazing staff discounts mean that staff pets usually have all the latest treats and toys. We also have a veterinary support team at head office to help you with management tasks & developing your leadership skills if you have the desire to work towards more senior roles in your career.

Requirements of the role 

How to Apply
If this exciting opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you, please forward your application with a cover letter and resume explaining your relevant experience by clicking the APPLY NOW button

Busselton Veterinary Hospital, SW Coast WA (posted 14th March) Part Time Vet Nurse

A position has become available within our veterinary family for an outstanding qualified veterinary nurse (<34hrs p/w plus Sat roster).

As an ASAV Hospital of Excellence we maintain a very high standard of veterinary care. Our hospitals focus is on preventative healthcare so that our patients stay healthier for longer, that way they can spend more time with their owners.

The successful person will be required to fit within our team culture displaying respect at all times, being awesome at your job and enjoy coming to work to look after our patients.

Our current nursing team are fantastic and we are looking to add another keen and passionate nurse to the family. Our nurses are given many opportunities to increase their skills and take on more responsibilities with patient care and customer service giving them greater job satisfaction.


The City of Busselton is located in the South West of Western Australia which is 2.5 hrs south of Perth. Located on Geographe Bay we have beautiful beaches and are the events capital of Western Australia. The famous Margaret River wine region is at our finger tips and there is plenty to discover around the South West. It's a beautiful place to live.

For an application form please contact Kylie (Practice Manager) at

The Vet Connection, East Fremantle WA (posted 27th February) Experienced Qualified Vet Nurse


Are you our new team member?

We are looking for an experienced, qualified Veterinary Nurse who would love to join our small dedicated team.

We are a canine and feline only Veterinary Hospital located in the leafy streets of East Fremantle, and we are looking for a new team member who has similar values as us to join our small team.

Your week will largely involve nursing but may require occasional reception shifts. Hours worked are full time however, three quarter time will be considered for the right person.

Our hospital has been recently renovated and is well equipped with Idexx laboratory equipment, Cornerstone software, Surgivet anaesthesia monitoring, digital xray, dental xray, dedicated cat and dog wards and more.

Responsibilities of the Position:

We are looking for someone who has:

To find out more about us, our mission and values and to take a tour of our clinic go to:

If you think that you may be the person we are looking for, please email a cover letter and your CV to Dr Liam Brown at  I look forward to hearing from you.


Alice Springs Veterinary Hospital, Alice Springs NT (posted 25th February) Full Time Experienced Vet Nurse


Experienced Veterinary Nurse Wanted

The Alice Springs Veterinary Hospital is looking for a full-time experienced veterinary nurse for our ASAV Accredited Veterinary Hospital of Excellence.

Essential attributes:

Desirable attributes:

What we are offering:

Interested? Check us out at

Still interested but wondering if you could live in Alice Springs? Have a look here

Still interested? Please email the boss, Debbie Osborne, telling her why you are the right person for this position.  Don’t forget to attach your CV.

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