Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - ACT

Advanced Veterinary Imaging/Belconnen Veterinary Centre, North-West Canberra (posted 4th June)

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Veterinary Nurse - Part time

Advanced Veterinary Imaging/Belconnen Veterinary Centre are looking for an experienced nurse to join the team. We are a newly established clinic focusing on small animal medicine including but not limited to; general consultations, general surgery, orthopaedic and complex surgery, CT imaging as well as Canberra’s only MRI machine for veterinary use.

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Details of the position:

Our ideal candidate:

Why work at Belconnen Veterinary Centre?

If this sounds like you please email your CV to referencing the job title ‘Veterinary Nurse Position’. If you require a more in-depth job description, please enquire through the same details as above.

Capital Veterinary Hospital, Phillip ACT (posted 28th May)

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Head Nurse and Experienced Vet Nurse - Full time

We are looking for a Team Leader (Head Nurse) and an experienced Vet Nurse with motivation and drive to join our family owned, friendly practice. Our hospital has exceptional standards of care, excellent equipment and a fantastic team.

There is an attractive salary package on offer for the right applicant.

We require two enthusiastic Veterinary Nurses/Receptionists to join our team, who are hardworking and can establish positive and supportive relationships with our clients. They must have a welcoming attitude to greet existing and potential clients and build a friendly and supportive rapport with clients and staff alike. They will assist in surgeries, consults and treatment.

We are a brand-new veterinary hospital that serves Canberra and surrounding areas. We offer clients an extensive range of services including consultation, vaccination, desexing, advanced orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeries, ultrasonography and echocardiography.

This will be an exciting opportunity for the right person to help build up a veterinary practice that offers outstanding client care. We encourage you to read our clients feedback on Google review and our Facebook page. We are a local Business Awards Winner 2019 and current Finalist for Outstanding Pet Care 2020.

We are a purpose built 100% small animal hospital. The practice has state of the art equipment including digital x-ray, iM3 dental machine, ultrasound, patient monitoring machines, ventilator and the latest in house IDEXX pathology system. All these are to make your job easier.

We are open seven days a week (Monday – Friday, 7am- 7pm. Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays 8am - 5pm).

There are two positions available with both week day and rotating weekend work. Both positions will need to cover the receptionist job. Experience in orthopaedic surgery and advanced soft tissue surgeries is desired.

If you would like to realise your full potential as a vet nurse and get job satisfaction, then please join us. We will utilise all your nursing skills. You will be collecting blood samples, running blood tests, putting IV catheters, applying bandages, triaging the patients, performing AFAST, TFAST (under vet supervision), taking radiographs (under supervision) and monitoring the anaesthesia. If you would like to do more, just let us know. We believe in work satisfaction and will make sure you enjoy what you do.

An application including a cover letter and resume can be forwarded by email to:

Renata Gianchou at:
PH: 02 6282 5522
See our website:

Tuggeranong Veterinary Hospital, Fadden, Canberra (posted 5th May)

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Permanent, Full Time Veterinary Nurse

We are a modern progressive small animal veterinary practice seeking a full time Veterinary Nurse.

Tuggeranong Veterinary Hospital is a highly regarded practice, serving Canberra for over 30 years. We are a busy privately owned hospital, growing by word of mouth. We have a dedicated team of 35 plus staff with a range of experience and expertise. We have a record of long staff retention and offer a supportive team culture. We achieve this, by investing in the wellbeing and development of our team members to support their success.

Tuggeranong Veterinary Hospital promotes the joy of pet ownership and cultivates long term client relationships that are based on a high standard of care.

The Role

With a modern purpose built 100% small animal hospital with modern equipment, the successful candidate will undertake a variety of nursing duties including in house blood testing, dental x- rays, assistance with ultrasound and surgical support including pre meds, anaesthetic monitoring, cruciate and fracture repair, desexing and dentals to name a few.

This is a permanent full-time role, rostered from Monday to Friday, and every second Saturday with no afterhours.

Who we need

What we offer

To Apply

If you would like to realise your potential and make a difference to the wellbeing of our patients, we would encourage you to apply by emailing your resume with a cover letter and mark it attention to:

The Business Manager: Colleen Black
Phone: 02 6291 7711

Thank you.

Northside Veterinary Centre, Braddon Canberra ACT (posted 30th April)

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Veterinary Nurse - Full Time / Part time

Northside Veterinary Centre is a non-corporate, locally owned and run clinic. We are a team of passionate, fun and supportive vets, nurses, kennel hands and receptionists. We advocate and aim for fear-free veterinary care and our clinic is an ISFM Gold Accredited Cat-Friendly Clinic.

This is an additional appointment to our current team. We are looking for another honest, hardworking, and experienced nurse to join our team. We encourage and support ongoing learning and offer a great work-life balance, by understanding that life also exists outside of work.

The primary role of this position is to provide a high level of care to both medical and surgical patients using our vast range of veterinary equipment - multiparameter vital sign monitors, doppler, surgical and dental bair hugger, iM3 dental machines and dental x-ray, inspired air heaters, full IDEXX pathology suite, oxygen and heated recovery cages. We have a varied caseload with a percentage of dental and medical referral work that keep us on our toes.

The clinic currently opens 8am-6pm Monday-Friday and 8.30am-4pm Saturday. We are closed Sundays and all public holidays.

The ideal candidate will:

We shall offer:

Please forward your cover letter and resume to:

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