Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - WA and NT

Humpty Doo Vet, South-East of Darwin, NT (posted 11th December)

Humpty Doo Vets are looking for a qualified and experienced nurse to join our team.

Prefer Certificate 4 qualification.

2 years or more experience.

Positive attitude, excellent communication and technical skills and a good team player.

Motivated, well organised and able to prioritise tasks.

Pride in clinic appearance and relationship with clients and animals.

For more information or to apply, please contact Marie Montgomery-Quin on 08 8988 3340 or email


Animal Emergency Care, Osborne Park, WA (posted 6th December) Part Time ECC Vet Nurse

Emergency Veterinary Nurse
Part-time Position
Animal Emergency Care, Osborne Park

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced veterinary nurse to join the team at Animal Emergency Care.

We are an emergency and referral veterinary facility open afterhours on weeknights and 24hrs on weekends and public holidays. As well as catering for a busy walk-in emergency workload, we work closely with internal and external referring vets to provide critical overnight hospitalisation and monitoring. We are well equipped with digital radiology, ultrasound, endoscope, in-house laboratory, patient monitors and sophisticated emergency and surgical facilities.

Our nursing team is highly valued and encouraged to utilise their skills and work autonomously to support our vets in providing exceptional patient care. Duties will include patient triage, nursing consults, IV catheter placement and maintaining fluid therapies, venepuncture, taking radiographs, assisting with emergency procedures, ICU patient monitoring, maintaining enteral feeding tubes, chest tubes and urinary catheters, surgical nursing and anaesthetic monitoring. Regular continuing education is provided.

We are searching for a confident and enthusiastic nurse who possesses the ability to multitask and work well under pressure in an environment where emotions can run high. Emergency experience is preferable, but a strong general practice background is looked highly upon. Although training will be provided, applicants must possess the ability to work unsupervised as well as demonstrate reasonable proficiency in basic nursing skills such as IV catheter placement, fluid therapy, venepuncture, drug dose calculations, use of monitoring equipment and assessing vital signs, as the role involves a degree of autonomy and use of initiative.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

Various part-time positions from 16hrs up to 52hrs/fortnight are available with shifts ranging between weekday evenings and weekend/public holiday day and evening shifts. An attractive hourly rate (commensurate with experience) plus penalties will apply.

Please forward your application via email with the subject field ‘Part-time Vet Nurse Position’ including your preference for hours, with current CV, cover letter and references to

Murdoch University, Southern Perth, WA (posted 4th December) Part Time ECC Vet Nurse

Veterinary Nurse
The Animal Hospital At Murdoch University

The Animal Hospital At Murdoch University is the teaching hospital within Murdoch University School of Veterinary and Life Sciences. We aim to provide a responsive, comprehensive, referral service to Western Australian veterinarians, their clients and their patients. We also provide high professional and clinical standards, based on available scientific evidence, which are tempered with genuine care and compassion.

The Role
The key purpose of this role is to provide high quality veterinary nursing care to animals in The Animal Hospital At Murdoch University. Key responsibilities will be in the Emergency and Critical Care department. For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will possess:


Think Murdoch

With strong links to government, business and the community, Murdoch University helps people discover how to make a difference. Our staff and students are committed to high quality education, innovative research, and strong community engagement both locally and internationally.

Prospective staff can expect to enjoy the lively, natural campus and dynamic work environment, as well as a range of benefits and services unique to employment at Murdoch. There’s never been a better time to join us.

For more information or to apply:
Please visit to view the Guide for Applicants and Position Description. Here you will also find the online form to submit your application. Please note that emailed applications will not be accepted.

Murdoch University values workplace diversity, promotes inclusion, and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, and individuals with disability. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.

Position contact: Erica Honey, Nurse Supervisor (ECC) via email at

Closing date: 14 December 2018 (11:59pm)

Chapman Animal Hospital, Geraldton, WA (posted 28th November)

Looking for qualified vet nurse with experience at busy 4 vet clinic in Geraldton WA.

We have recently been accredited by the ASAVA as a Hospital of excellence. We offer a friendly and supportive working environment, where self - development is positively encouraged.

Prepared to sponsor the right candidate, pay will be above award.

To apply, contact Ben Mason on or 0428 830 555.

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Vet Imaging Specialists, Perth (posted 28th November)

We are currently looking for a permanent part-time Veterinary Nurse to join our close-knit team. The position would be for 2 days per week (Thursdays & Fridays, 08:30 - 17:30), with an opportunity to do additional shifts for holiday and sick cover.

Vet Imaging Specialists (VIS) is currently made up of a team of two Veterinary Radiologists and two dedicated Veterinary Nurses. We operate out of The Animal Hospital at Murdoch University and assist with internal patients as well as providing outpatient imaging services, including ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and radiographic interpretations.

This position predominantly involves administrative tasks such as answering phone calls and schedule management requiring coordinating with referring vet practices, clients and Murdoch staff. You will also be required to admit and discharge patients for their procedures, clip and prepare patients for ultrasounds, and occasionally monitor sedated patients under the supervision of the Veterinary Radiologist.

Our ideal candidate will possess the following:

Our team at Vet Imaging Specialists are looking for someone with a professional, positive, and up-beat attitude, who is interested in becoming part of the VIS family.

If you would like to apply, please email your CV and cover letter to


Perth Vet Emergency, Yokine, Perth (posted 28th November)

Veterinary Nurse – Emergency and Critical Care
Location: Yokine, Perth (WA)
Employment status: Casual

Looking to take your Nursing career to the next level?

Perth Vet Emergency (PVE) is one of Australia's leading emergency and critical care referral specialist centres that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round. The hospital is equipped with a full in-house laboratory including blood gas analysis, digital X-Ray, ultrasound and endoscopy.

We are looking for a nurse to join our team at our Yokine practice in Perth in a casual capacity (1-2 shifts a week) with the potential to gain more.

Given the unplanned nature of emergency and critical care cases, our Nursing team are highly trained by PVE to manage a variety of situations of varying complexity. PVE delivers high quality training through structured induction programs, mentoring, regular Nurse team-based training, case studies and intensive care development programs.

PVE Nursing team members have the support of a dedicated client care team to primarily liaise with our clients so you can focus on enriching our patient’s treatment and experience with us. We are committed to working as a team to deliver high quality results for our clients and patients, as well as learning from each other and having fun in the process!

The successful candidate will possess:

If you are a highly-motivated person, you work well as part of a team and are interested in extending your skills in emergency and critical care, please email your resume and covering letter to: quoting reference number PVVN1811.

Please advise in your covering letter your availability to work shifts across a 24-hour roster.

Belridge Veterinary Centre, Perth (posted 26th November)

Experienced Veterinary Nurse required for busy practice North of the River. We are a small practice with a lovely group of nurses and vets looking for a new member to join our team. The clinic is well equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound, in house lab and more. Experience in the surgical aspect of nursing would be an advantage and a friendly, welcoming demeanor is a must. Our nurses pride ourselves on providing a professional yet friendly service to our clients. 

Casual, part time or full time hours can be negotiated. Ability to cover additional shifts / work extra hours an advantage. Pay negotiable with experience. 

Please email cover letter and resume to -

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Joondalup Central Vet Hospital, Northern Perth (posted 19th November) Casual / Part Time Experienced Vet Nurse

Joondalup Central Vet Hospital

Experienced Nurse required.

Part time/ casual nurse required. We have shifts over the next several weeks which will develop into permanent part time work in a personal, friendly small animal practice in the Northern Suburbs of Perth.

The Job:

This is a senior role but this position may also be right for you if you are stuck in a junior role but have the right attitude, aptitude and are happy to learn as you go.

This job is unique in that we want you to do everything you have been trained to do in your Vet nurse course and more. You will not just be holding animals and cleaning cages. You will be taking bloods, placing catheters, cleaning teeth and more. If you want to do it, we will train you to do it.

The Practice:

Busy, 2 Vet, 100% small animal, family practice in Joondalup

We are small enough that you get to know the clients and large enough that we have all the fun equipment to play with. – Iso, ECG, Ultrasound, In house bloods Pulse ox, Capnographs, Infusion pumps, Digital Xray processors, Rx works and Clippers that work! 

The Location:

We are located 15min straight up the freeway from Perth CBD. Joondalup is the hub of the northern suburbs with everything you may need and 5 mins from the best beaches in Perth. 

The Staff:

You will have great support staff that love their job, are very competent and happy to help you and our clients. We have no hierarchal problems and everyone treats everyone with respect. We have a low staff turnover.

The Clients:

You will have to deal with Great clients that respect what we do and like to spend money on their pets.  


All inquiries will be treated in the confidence.

If you are interested please contact Rob Adams on 0407 988 544 or email with CV AND referees please.

Morley Vetcentre, Morley WA (posted 9th November) Experienced Vet Nurse


Morley Vetcentre are looking for an experienced Veterinary Nurse to join our team.

We are a busy vet clinic and boarding kennel, cattery, and we offer grooming, daycare, puppy classes and dog training and cat adoption.

Minimum of 35 hours including weekend shifts.

Morley Vetcentre is an accredited hospital and we pride ourselves on excellent patient and client care.

Please send your CV to Tracey

See our website here


Larkhill Small Animal Hospital, Port Kennedy WA (posted 2nd November) Full Time Experienced Vet Nurse


We are looking for a full time qualified and energetic veterinary nurse to join our team.

Candidates with a minimum of 2 years experience as a veterinary nurse with a passion for customer and patient care are encouraged. A mix of reception work and surgical nursing is required, with possible weekend shifts.

See photos here

For more information and to apply, please contact Leigh Johnson by email or phone 08 9524 3838.

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Baldivis Veterinary Hospital, Southern Perth, WA (posted 31st October) Full Time Senior Equine Nurse



Are you an A team player? Are you looking for your next challenge?

This well established hospital in Perth's southern suburbs is seeking a qualified and experienced full time equine vet nurse to join their growing team. A minimum of two years' full time equine experience is preferred.

There will be 4 days per week to be worked and may include some weekend shifts. There are no on call duties.

The successful applicant would have a good medical knowledge and be competent at handling breeding stallions, racehorses and yearlings. A professional attitude and excellent communication, time management and organisational skills would be essential to this role.

The practice is very well equipped with digital xray, full IDEXX lab, endoscopes, ultrasound, anaesthetic monitoring equipment and more. There is also a spacious staff lunch room with coffee machine.

This close knit team is seeking a nurse who is capable, motivated and able to provide a high level of customer service to “wow” our clients.

If you can tick all these boxes, please email a copy of your CV and an application letter to Dr Danae Dunn

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