Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - ACT

Belconnen Animal Hospital, Weetangera, North-West Canberra (posted 7th June)

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Belconnen Animal Hospital is looking for a Qualified Veterinary Nurse to join our fun & friendly team!

Job Title: Full-Time Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Location: Belconnen, ACT

About Us: Belconnen Animal Hospital is a renowned veterinary practice dedicated to providing compassionate care and exceptional medical services to our beloved animal companions. With a team of highly skilled professionals, we strive to deliver the highest standards of veterinary care to ensure the well-being of our patients.

We are a growing practice that aims to provide the best possible care commensurate with our client’s wishes.

We value our nurses at Belconnen Animal Hospital and provide them with a lot of responsibilities to make their job more rewarding. Our nurses place IV lines, induce anaesthesia, intubate and monitor anaesthesia, they perform dentals, scrub into surgery, take radiographs and contribute to consultations. We also encourage and financially support our nurses to further their skills through ongoing education.

Position Overview: We are currently seeking a passionate and qualified Veterinary Nurse to join our team on a full-time basis. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to high standards of care to animals and possess the necessary skills and experience to excel in a fast-paced veterinary environment.

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How to Apply: If you are a qualified Veterinary Nurse looking for an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team of professionals, please submit your resume and cover letter to

We look forward to hearing from you!

Belconnen Animal Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Jamison Veterinary Hospital, Macquarie, Canberra (posted 4th June)

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Qualified Vet Nurse – Small Animal – Caring, Supportive Team - Part Time

Do you enjoy having a friendly chat over a tea/coffee with your workmates? Want flexible hours, heaps of support on the job and a welcoming, family-oriented team? Then you should consider working with us!

Jamison Veterinary Hospital in Macquarie, ACT, opened November 2023 and we are looking for an easy-going, experienced nurse with reception skills who will have a laugh and a cuppa along with the rest of our team.

We are a small practice with a steadily building caseload, and we work at any easy pace to allow plenty of time for good patient care. Duties include admits, surgery prep, scrubbing in to assist, dentals, anaesthesia, recovery, discharges, IV fluid administration, laboratory and medication preparation. Good communication skills are essential, both within the team and with clients.

We currently have 3 vets and are looking to expand to 4 vets within 12 months, and keep building. The new hospital can support 5 full-time vets.

If you want to live in a fabulous city with a great combination of rural/city lifestyle that offers plenty of open space for outdoor activities, amazing bars/restaurants and cultural activities while enjoying a job that provides a great work-life balance, then you won’t regret giving us a call.

We think we offer the perfect package to provide a long-term, supportive role

We are looking for someone with:

We encourage prospective employees to talk to our nurses to see what it’s really like working with us – we know they will be honest and that they genuinely enjoy our happy working environment. Please feel free to visit our Facebook page or our Website to give you an idea about what our hospital looks like and what we offer our clients.

We are a small, privately owned and family-oriented practice, providing a high level of small animal veterinary care. We hope our new team member will enjoy working with us! If it’s your thing, you may want to join us in team outings, horse riding and other fun social events!

Please call Dr Natasha for further details on +612 6253 1810. We also welcome a resume and cover letter to:

Hall Veterinary Surgery, Northern Canberra (posted 4th June)

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Hall Veterinary Surgery has an exciting opportunity for a Qualified Veterinary Nurse/Receptionist.

Hall Veterinary Surgery has been part of the Hall community for almost 35 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.

Staff and Clients love our relaxed rural atmosphere and our personalised service. We love working with each other, with our pet-focussed clients and, of course, with our furry friends.

Our nurses take pride in maintaining a high standard of care for every patient. Whilst they are all highly trained and professional they also love to have fun and celebrate the wins along the way. We are looking for someone who is confident in anaesthetic monitoring (including BP and ETCO2), emergency and critical care cases, is experienced in nurse consultations (including arthritis injections, post-op rechecks, suture and drain removals etc) and is an all-round legend who gets along well with a wonderful and diverse team of people. A great sense of humour is also an essential skill for this role!  

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Your duties will include although not limited to:

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VetPartners is an equal opportunity employer and recognises that diversity is crucial to our success. Whatever your identity and background, if this role sounds like you, then please email with your updated resume and cover letter.

Sonza Veterinary Clinic, Kowen (posted 8th May)

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Veterinary Nurse - Full Time, Part Time or Casual

Sonza Veterinary Clinic is seeking an experienced, qualified Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse. We are an independent, 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 busier than ever, and as such we are looking to expand our team.

What we can provide you:

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Skills we would love you to have:

Our current clinic working hours are Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm, and Saturday morning consulting 8am – noon.

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

If you think you are the person to add to our dynamic team, please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Canberra Veterinary Hospital, Lyneham (posted 7th May)


Canberra Vet Hospital is seeking a Full Time Vet Nurse to join our fun & dynamic team.

We are looking for a friendly and confident Nurse to join our highly skilled nursing team.  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 an experienced nurse who has completed their Cert IV.   

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Brudine Veterinary Hospital, Charnwood, Belconnen (posted 3rd May)


Looking for a Qualified Veterinary Nurse - Full Time

Are you looking for a supportive, collaborative and fun team - then we are the practice for you.

We are a growing practice which aims provide the best quality of care to our patients and clients. We work as a team, and our nurses are highly valued. There are a variety of shifts which allow you to work across all areas of the practice from anaesthetic monitoring, to post-operative recovery, nurse consultations with the public, and laboratory technician. We want your job to be rewarding, and challenging (in all the right ways!). If you have an area that you are particularly passionate about there is scope to build more skills in that area.

All our nurses receive a generous yearly allowance for continued education. We have vets with interests ranging from orthopedic surgery, to exotic animals and ultrasound, so there are plenty of areas to use your nursing skills and reach your full potential as an amazing nurse.

Your well-being and job satisfaction is very important to us. At Brudine we consider our team, our family, and we want to make sure you feel supported.

What we can offer:

Our main requirement for the new team member is that they are people (as well as animal) focused so they can deliver an amazing client service from start to finish. We are ideally looking for a nurse who has completed their training and has some experience in a veterinary practice. Our ideal candidate would have great communication skills and be able to work in fast-paced environment. An ability to place catheters, collect blood samples and monitor an anaesthetic is also desirable.

We are looking for a full-time Veterinary Nurse, but we are family-friendly and flexible so we are willing discuss part-time or other shift arrangements.

We love what we do, foster a supportive team dynamic, and have a strong, loyal client base.

If you would like to join an extremely supportive and progressive team then please send your CV and letter of interest to: or phone 02 6258 1668 and have a chat to Dr Fiona or Dr Gwen.

Animal Referral Hospital, Pialligo, South East Canberra (posted 24th April) Emergency Vet Nurse Team Leader

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Emergency Vet Nurse Team Leader

ARH Canberra
The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a leading provider of specialist veterinary care in Australia, committed to delivering the highest standards of veterinary medicine. Our Canberra branch is dedicated to providing exceptional emergency and critical care services to pets in need. We are seeking a passionate and experienced Emergency Nurse Team Leader to join our dynamic team and lead our emergency nursing staff.

Position Overview:
As the Emergency Nurse Team Leader, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and coordinating the emergency nursing team to ensure the delivery of high-quality care to our patients. You will be responsible for providing leadership, support, and guidance to our nursing staff, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment, and ensuring efficient workflow within the emergency department.

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About You:


How to Apply:
If you are passionate about emergency nursing and possess the leadership skills necessary to excel in this role, we want to hear from you! Please click here to submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications, experience, and why you are the ideal candidate for the position.

At ARH Canberra, we are dedicated to providing exceptional care to pets and supporting our staff in achieving their professional goals. Join our team and make a difference in the lives of animals and their owners!

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