Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - ACT

Animal Referral Hospital, Canberra (posted 27th January) Radiology Vet Nurse

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Radiology Vet Nurse | Canberra

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-established group of specialist veterinary hospitals dedicated to providing the best possible care to our patients, our clients and our staff. We offer a wide range of specialist services and provide 24-hour emergency and critical care through our facilities in NSW, ACT, VIC, QLD and SA.

An opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic, hard-working, professional and experienced veterinary nurse to work alongside our current radiology team to provide the exceptional patient care our hospitals have become known for.

We are looking for someone who

We Offer

This position offers an opportunity to work with some of the best clinicians in their field, in a professional and challenging yet enjoyable workplace. A competitive salary plus:

Join our ARVA Platinum Partner team that sees diversity and inclusion as more than just policies and practices. This is a growing business and for the right candidate ongoing opportunities will undoubtedly present themselves!

Apply via the link below or for more information, contact Emily Banks, Talent Business Partner on

Inner South Veterinary Centre, Narrabundah (posted 24th January)

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Inner South Vet Centre is a fantastic hospital with a team of 4 vets and 6 nurses. Due to the varied surgical and medical case-load we are looking for someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, displays initiative and wants the opportunity to nurse at a higher level, utilising their existing skills as well as learning more.

About the Role
We need another dynamic nurse to join our team, we have a casual role available with the possibility of moving to Permanent Part Time in the future.

We want someone who enjoys being a nurse who wants to get their hands dirty and be able to nurse at a higher level.

About us

About you

The successful applicant will possess the ability to:

The Benefits

Please send your application to Clare.Kolokossian@Vet.Partners

Hall Veterinary Surgery, Northern Canberra (posted 16th January)

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Hall Veterinary Surgery are looking for a Certificate IV qualified veterinary nurse or trainee 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.

Hall Veterinary Surgery has been part of the Hall community for 30 years. We are located on the outskirts of Canberra in a village atmosphere and surrounded by nature with a great coffee shop just down the road.
We also have a second purpose-built clinic called ‘Vets at Amaroo’. This clinic is situated in the relatively new suburb of Amaroo approximately a 10-minute drive from Hall.
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?

If this sounds like the right workplace for you we would love to hear from you.

Please send all resumes with cover letters to Janet Mathewson

Canberra Veterinary Hospital, Lyneham, North Canberra (posted 20th December)

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Canberra Vet Hospital is seeking an experienced Cert IV Veterinary Nurse to join our fun & dynamic team.

Canberra Vet Hospital has an amazing team of 6 vets and 8 nurses. Due to the varied surgical and medical case-load we are looking for someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and displays initiative, utilising their existing skills as well as learning more. We are passionate about providing high standards of veterinary care. We come to work to do what we enjoy doing - helping improve the lives and wellbeing of animals and in turn doing the same for their owners.

We are looking for a Cert IV qualified Vet Nurse with a minimum of 12 months experience, who is ready to join our fun team and accelerate their learning.

About us

About you

The successful applicant will possess the ability to:

The Benefits

Please apply by sending your resume to: Clare.Kolokossian@Vet.Partners

Animal Referral Hospital, Canberra (posted 15th December) Surgery Nurses

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Surgery Vet Nurse
Canberra ACT
An opportunity for a Surgery Veterinary Nurse to join our Canberra team on a full-time basis.

Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) Canberra is a 24-hour emergency and specialist referral hospital with a dedicated team working across ECC, Internal Medicine and Surgery. We aim to provide a comprehensive emergency and referral service to veterinarians, their clients and their patients.
An opportunity for a patient-focused veterinary nurse to work with two boarded Specialist Surgeons, a surgical Resident, a surgical Intern and a team of highly skilled surgical nurses. This position is a permanent full-time role involving four 10-hour weekday shifts Monday to Friday, primarily focused on assisting with surgical consultations and procedures, surgical theatre set-up and maintenance, anaesthetic monitoring, surgical prep, care and maintenance of surgical instruments, and post-operative patient care.

About Your New Role

About You

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic veterinary nurse to demonstrate and expand on their existing skills and knowledge. The successful candidate will be exposed to a varied and interesting caseload, making a difference to highly critical patients.
The team is friendly and supportive, the hospital has state-of-the-art facilities, the pay is commensurate to experience, and ongoing training is encouraged.
How to Contact Us
If you would like to know more about the role or apply, please send your query to Emily Banks -

Animal Referral Hospital, Canberra (posted 15th December) Medicine Nurses

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Medicine Vet Nurse

ARH Canberra

We have recently moved to our new site, purposely built to help service the specialist care needs of animals in Canberra and the surrounding NSW towns. Our nursing team play a critical role in the direct care of our patient. We are looking for 2 Nurses to join our team. We offer:

We know the Veterinary industry is experiencing tough times at the moment. We have tough days, too, but we have built a supportive and caring culture to support each other in the good and bad times.
We can offer Full-Time hours, Part Time hours and days that meet your work needs or casual hours to those who have ad-hoc availability and want to gain some specialist hospital experience.

We have had many changes, moving to a new hospital site and building our veterinary and nursing teams. More importantly, we have been rebuilding our culture and work environment. This is a process, and we are looking for nurses who want to be part of a supporting, impactful and supportive team.

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-established group of specialist veterinary hospitals dedicated to providing the best possible care to our patients, clients, and staff.  We offer a wide range of specialist services and provide 24-hour emergency and critical care through NSW, ACT, VIC, QLD and SA.  You will also benefit from:


We will love to hear from you if you have gotten to this section. Feel free to contact Aimee for an informal confidential discussion.
We would love to receive a copy of your CV and make a time to chat about our hospital and what we can offer that meets the working conditions you are looking for.
At the same time, we would love to show you around our hospital and grab a coffee/tea with our nursing team so you can ask any questions you have to make an informed decision.
Emily Banks –

Animal Referral Hospital, Canberra (posted 15th December) ECC Nurses

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Emergency Vet Nurse
Canberra ACT
An opportunity for an Emergency Veterinary Nurse to join our Canberra team on a casual, part-time or full-time basis.

The Animal Referral Hospital offers both referral and emergency services, open 24 hours a day all year round. At the end of this year, our hospital is moving into a brand new, state of the art clinic. This beautiful practice will have three surgical theatres, a 24-hour emergency department and ICU as well as a diagnostic MRI and CT.

The team at ARH are passionate about providing a high standard of care with a forward-thinking approach. The veterinary industry is constantly growing, and we must keep up with it! We are looking for a hard-working and compassionate nurse to join us. No two days are the same at ARH! If you are someone who thrives in a learning environment, then this is the job for you!

Benefits as an ECC nurse at ARH Canberra?

About Your Skills & Experience

How to Contact Us
Please email your cover letter and resume to Emily Banks -

Sonza Veterinary Clinic, Kowen (posted 7th December)

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Sonza Veterinary Clinic is seeking a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology or Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing holder of at least 24 months clinical experience for a senior nurse position. We are a family-owned mixed practice clinic (predominantly small animals) that has been taking care of our clients and their pets in the region for over 30 years.  Our practice is rapidly growing and busier than ever, and as such we are looking to expand our team. 

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

What you need:

What we can offer:

We are seeking applicants for a full-time position.

Our current clinic working hours are Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm. We may resume Saturday morning consulting in 2023.  

There are no after-hours requirements, and we are closed on public holidays.

If you think our team could be the right fit for you, please forward your resume and cover letter to 

The Gables Veterinary Group, Monash (posted 1st December)

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At The Gables Veterinary Clinic we are a friendly, close-knit team that works hard to provide the best care possible for our patients. As a long-standing small animal vet in the Monash area, our practice requires staff who are motivated and passionate, able to work well in a team and autonomously. Our vet nurses are essential to achieving the best possible outcome for our patients. Whether you are a new vet nurse or have years of experience, we’re excited for the right person to join our team.

Providing consultations, diagnostics, and surgeries as well as, ongoing palliative and behavioural care. We strive to help our patients lead happy and healthy lives.

What the role includes:

Completion or undertaking current Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing a necessity.

Additional desired skills:

The role will be full-time Monday through Thursday 8am – 6pm, so no on-call shifts or weekends!

Please apply by emailing your resume to Clare.Kolokossian@Vet.Partners

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