Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - WA and NT

Perth Veterinary Specialists, Osborne Park, WA (posted 18th June)

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Perth Veterinary Specialist is looking for a part-time or full-time ECC Vet Nurse to join our nursing team!!

We are an emergency and referral veterinary facility open after hours on weeknights and 24hrs on weekends and public holidays. We are excited about our new and fresh team environment. We are growing and ready for a new team member to start ASAP!

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.

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.



Perth Veterinary Specialists relies on our nurse's ability to commit to shift work and teamwork, therefore we take our recruitment process very seriously. It is important for us to find the right person that can physically commit to working a variety of shift hours in a rotating roster, one in two weekends and available for public holidays.

Apply Now!
If this is the role for you, please apply online with your Resume & Cover Letter.

Perth Vet Emergency (PVE), Yokine Perth WA (posted 18th June)

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

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 part-time capacity (including on-call shifts over the weekends)

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, including severe trauma, complex medical and surgical cases, and mechanical ventilation. 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 PVVN2106.

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

Railway Avenue Veterinary Hospital, Armadale Perth WA (posted 16th June)

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Perth | Western Australia

Railway Avenue Veterinary Hospital

100% Small Animal

Full Time (38 hours)

No After Hours/On Call, the hospital is closed Sundays and Public Holidays with no after hours or on call required.

Remuneration is above award & will be commensurate with experience.

We welcome new graduates & more experienced veterinary nurses to apply for this position.

A full time veterinary nurse with a minimum of Certificate IV or higher Veterinary Nursing qualification is required to work at our proudly family owned & operated independent, well-equipped, modern veterinary hospital in the south-eastern suburbs of Perth.

Priding ourselves on our high level of veterinary care and customer service, we consistently achieve a Net Promoter Score from our clients of 90/100.

Railway Avenue is a large, purpose built, modern veterinary hospital with three consulting rooms, separate operating theatre, a spacious treatment room, in-house IDEXX lab, IM3 dental machine & dental x-ray equipment, with RX Works practice management software. We have separate dog and cat wards, with large indoor runs for dogs, as well as an isolation ward and separate digital x-ray suite.

You will be working in a supportive and enjoyable team environment, alongside our 6 experienced veterinarians, 5 qualified & experienced veterinary nurses and supportive & understanding management staff. A varied and interesting workload of small animal veterinary nursing awaits you, where you will be able to build long lasting relationships with our valued and loyal clientele, along with your fellow dedicated & passionate team members.

Necessary qualities the successful veterinary nurse will possess:

To apply for this position or if you would like to discuss this position further please contact Keenan Edinger on 08 9497 1547 or send through your CV and covering letter detailing why you would be ideally suited for this position to:

Keenan Edinger - Managing Director

PH: 08 9497 1547


Wanneroo Veterinary Hospital, Perth WA (posted 15th June)

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Veterinary nurse - Full Time Maternity leave cover – Starting mid August

An exciting opportunity has opened up at our privately owned family practice in Perth’s northern suburbs. We are seeking an experienced registered veterinary nurse to cover a full-time role from the end of August.

This is a challenging, fast paced and rewarding role that will allow you to explore most aspects of veterinary nursing in a professional and supporting environment. To be a successful candidate you need to hold a certificate IV in veterinary nursing and be registered with the Veterinary surgeon’s board WA.

Who are we?

Wanneroo Vet Hospital is a busy small animal hospital that has been operating since 1978. We have established great client-relationships and we have a large client base with a high number of long-standing costumers. In fact, we have been looking after families for generations! Our team currently consists of 8 vets and 12 nurses, and we are dedicated to both supporting and challenging each other to ensure we are giving our patients the best of the best. We provide a large variety of services at the highest level.

What makes this opportunity so inviting?

Amongst the many benefits, you get to work and grow with a team of enthusiastic, fun and vibrant professionals. Being such a large team, we understand the importance of building good staff relations and looking after each other.

We operate on a 6-week roster allowing you ample time off over the duration of the roster. One Four-day long weekend off and one Three-day long weekend off are examples of the benefits of this generous roster. How good is that?

There is no after-hours work and wages are paid above award and are experience-based.

There is minimal weekend work – you will only be scheduled on one Saturday during the full 6 week roster.

Continued education is encouraged and supported, and we strive to always look after our patients as best as we possibly can.

You will be experiencing all aspects of GP nursing and no day is the same! We rotate areas of responsibilities, and you will be doing both surgical nursing as well as reception work.

What does the role entail?
Responsibilities of the role includes (but is not limited to:

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication, listening and customer service skills, as well as extensive knowledge of animal health. We need someone who can work at a fast pace and with urgency. Good computer skills are essential, and although having experience working with Cornerstone Veterinary Practice Management software will be highly regarded, it is not a must. We will train the right candidate for the role.

So, if you are interested in becoming part of a fun and exciting team who are dedicated to animal welfare, then we want to hear from you!

To apply for this role please send your CV and cover letter to:

Perth Veterinary Specialists, Perth WA (posted 10th June)

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Perth Veterinary Specialists is looking for an experienced Oncology Veterinary Nurse to join our nursing team part-time!


Perth Veterinary Specialists is a multi-department, multi-specialist referral hospital, providing excellence in care since 2008, with after-hours support on-site from Animal Emergency Care.

PVS is home to the only Specialist Oncology department in the state. We are a large multidisciplinary team complete with specialists, residents, interns and nursing staff who combined see more than 1000 of the most interesting and challenging cases each year.

We are looking for a qualified (certificate IV and registered with the WA VSB), motivated veterinary nurse to work with both departments on a part-time basis. This is will be Monday, Thursday and Friday working 8am to 6pm. Experience within a referral hospital is beneficial but not a requirement.

Your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

The ideal candidate:

Apply Now!

Please Apply Online with your Resume & Cover Letter

Hamilton Hill Veterinary Hospital, Perth WA (posted 4th June)


Would you love working in a 100% small animal boutique practice in metropolitan Perth 


HAMILTON HILL VET is rapidly expanding and have the following position available to join our professional team!
Qualified veterinary nurse (Cert IV or Diploma), ideally with experience, however we are more interested in your enthusiasm and will provide training where needed.


We are a 100% companion animal practice and have a busy and varied, interesting caseload. You will work alongside with five experienced vets, and a great friendly team of experienced nursing staff. 

Our hospital is well-equipped with a full in-house laboratory and critical care equipment, anaesthetic ventilator, 30kW x-ray machine, dental radiography, endoscopy, infusion pumps, oxygen cage, plenty of patient comforts, Bair huggers, ECG, pulse oximetry, capnography, Doppler blood pressure machine etc…


We are offering a full-time position, although we would consider a part-time position (e.g., 30 hours per week) for the right candidate. You must be prepared to work on alternating Saturdays (currently 1 in 3 roster) and the very occasional Sunday 3-hour shift.

Salary is negotiable and will depend on your experience and skills you can bring to our team. We pay well above award for our experienced and skilled nurses.

We also love continuing professional development (CPD) and provide generous support for seminars and conferences for our nursing staff. 

We greatly value applicants that are able to:


Here is something one of our nurses wrote: “We are a team of highly motivated individuals who put 100% into everything we do. I love how my employer values the continuing education of all our staff – including attending conferences and lectures to develop our skills. It’s a great work environment and I love how we can also enjoy a good laugh with our clients and each other. We also often organise social events that we enjoy out-of-work.”


If you can imagine yourself working happily at our practice, please send your cover letter and resume to

You must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident to be a successful applicant.

Suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

For more information about us and our location, please check out our website


Larkhill Vets, Port Kennedy, South Perth WA (posted 3rd June)

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We are seeking an Enthusiastic Receptionist with Data Entry skills, to join our team.

Equine and/or medical knowledge would be viewed favourably for a position in our Reception team. Equine nursing skills would be an advantage. A positive, open-minded, professional attitude, as well as good organisational skills is essential.

This position is CASUAL/PART TIME, within a flexible roster, including Saturday morning work on a rotational roster basis, as well as being available for Holiday and sick cover.

We are a busy, well established 3 Veterinarian practice, south of Perth, in Port Kennedy.

Our client base is made up of the Racing and Pacing industry, as well as Pleasure and Event owners, from all over our wonderful State.

The practice is purpose built, with Digital Xray, Ultrasound, Endoscope, ECG, dedicated surgical theatre etc.

Please send applications, along with resumes to:

Larkhill Vets – Equine
1774 Mandurah Road
Port Kennedy WA 6172

Or send to email to:

Swans Veterinary Services, Esperance WA (posted 1st June)

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Veterinary Nurse – Part time (30.5 hrs)

Come and work in our newly renovated, purpose-built Veterinary Hospital. We are seeking an enthusiastic person with a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing & prior nursing experience to join our team of 25 staff.

Reporting directly to the Nursing manager the successful candidate should possess and be able to demonstrate the following skills and expertise:

The right applicant will display the following traits:

Our fantastic nursing staff are available to cover on call hours (24 hours a day on a roster system) and from 7.30am – 5.30pm weekdays and 7.30am – 12.00pm on Saturdays.

For anyone looking to relocate to Esperance, it is a beautiful coastal location (with some of the best beaches in Australia) of approximately 15,000 people and their animals. The town has 2 high schools, 5 primary schools an active sporting community & a vibrant arts community.

Applications can be submitted to:

Check us out at: or Facebook

Northern Territory Veterinary Services, Katherine NT (posted 1st June)

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Veterinary Nurse - FULL TIME

Northern Territory Veterinary Services (Katherine Veterinary Clinic) is looking for someone to fill a new 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 3 vets, 4 nurses and a practice manager. 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.

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 $46,000 - $65,000 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

Check out our website, or Facebook

Alex Burleigh
08 8972 3599

Northern Territory Veterinary Services
PO Box 1610
Katherine, NT 0851

Claremont Veterinary Hospital, Perth WA (posted 27th May)

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Part-time Veterinary Nurse - Experienced

Claremont Veterinary Hospital, Perth, WA is seeking an experienced, qualified veterinary nurse for 30 hours per week plus additional hours to cover for leave.

We are a boutique, privately owned and operated small animal veterinary hospital with three veterinarians. We offer a high level of patient and customer care and know our clients and their pets extremely well. Our clients are happy to work-up cases properly to enable us to achieve a high level of personalised care for their pets. Our core purpose is to provide "Care Beyond Expectation". To learn more about us, please visit

Your qualifications & experience

Tasks & responsibilities

Benefits of working with us

To apply

Please email your CV, inclusive of at least 2 referees, to and include a cover letter explaining how you would contribute to caring beyond expectation for our clients and their pets. 

SAI Vet Hospital, Willetton WA (posted 26th May) Part Time or Casual Senior Vet Nurse



SAI Vet Hospital is a busy 24-hour emergency and general practice hospital located in Willetton. We experience a range of different cases in small animal keeping things exciting and interesting.  The SAI Vet team pride ourselves on our high level of customer service and gold standard patient care.

We are seeking an experienced senior nurse to join our close knit, friendly team.

The position will involve surgical and reception duties whilst maintaining a high standard of care for all hospitalised patients.

Our facilities include, digital x-ray, dental x-ray, surgical laser, therapy laser, endoscope, ultrasound, full monitoring equipment and much more.

The successful candidate must possess the following;

Please send your cover letter and CV to:

See our website

PETstock VET Cannington, Perth WA (posted 25th May)

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Veterinary Nurse - Part Time or Casual

Opportunity is knocking! We are looking for an experienced, superstar veterinary nurse to join our Cannington team.

This is a Part Time (or casual) position of 2-3 days per week. You will be required to be available for some weekend work and 1-2 weekdays as well.

If however you are looking for more hours and are keen on sharing your skills across clinics, please feel free to apply as we have an opportunity for the right candidate to work in our Midland clinic as well.

You must have at least 2 years quality experience and be comfortable assisting in surgery, reception, nurse consults, catheter placement and blood taking. As Petstock VET Cannington is a growing clinic you will need to be very capable of soul charge so multi-tasking skills are a must!

We have a huge retail store attached to us, and a clean and bright hospital with all the bells and whistles. Petstock and Petstock Vet is an Australian, family owned group who truly believe that pets are family. PS: Jump onto the Petstock Website to see the wonderful work we are doing with our own charity - Petstock Assist. You can be part of this awesome initiative!

If you are interested in a joining a small, supportive and wonderful team of people, please go to: and apply.

Western Australian Veterinary Emergency and Specialty (WAVES), Success WA (posted 19th May) ECC Vet Nurse


Permanent Emergency and Critical Care Nurse.

Western Australian Veterinary Emergency and Specialty (WAVES) are an emergency, critical care and specialty veterinary hospital. We currently require a Part Time Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Nurse to join our ever-growing team, we just keep getting busier!

Every day here is challenging, you never know what you are going to see next.

At WAVES you will get use your advance nursing skills every day, you will do fun stuff like collecting blood, placing catheters and all sorts of tubes. You’ll get more responsibility and be able to influence what happens with the patients.

WAVES is committed to finding the right team to staff our new hospital over the long term. We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic, and dedicated nurses who understand that veterinary nursing isn’t a 9-5 job. Emergency, critical care and specialty veterinary medicine is not for everyone, to take on this job you need emotional resilience, staying power, a belief that miracles are possible (they are).

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You need to have a Certificate IV in veterinary nursing or equivalent and must have at least 2 years’ experience in general practice. Previous experience in emergency and critical care would be a big advantage however your approach is the most important thing to us.

Please only apply if you are physically able to commit to working shift work. You must be able to work overnights, weekends, and public holidays on a rotating roster.

In return for your hard work and dedication, WAVES will:

We take recruitment very seriously because we know it is important to get the right people and it’s also important that you are going to like working with us. We want to build up a team of people who will stay for years, be part of the WAVES family, and grow with us.

So, if you think that you may be the person we are looking for please email Emma at to find out about our recruitment process and how to apply. Previous emergency applicants need not apply.

See our website


Larkhill Vets, Port Kennedy, WA (posted 17th May) Part Time, Casual Equine Nurse / Receptionist

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We are seeking an EQUINE Veterinary Nurse with Reception skills to join our team. Qualifications are preferable.


This position is PART TIME/CASUAL, within a flexible roster, including Saturday morning work on a rotational roster basis, as well as being available for Holiday and sick cover.

We are a busy, well established 3 Vet practice, south of Perth, in Port Kennedy.

Our client base is made up of the Racing and Pacing industry, as well as Pleasure and Event owners, from all over the South of our wonderful State.

The practice is purpose built, with Digital Xray, Ultrasound, Endoscope, ECG, dedicated surgical theatre etc.

We are looking for a nurse who enjoys working in a busy hospital. A positive, open-minded, professional attitude, as well as good organisational skills is essential.

Please send applications along with resumes to:

Larkhill Vets – Equine
1774 Mandurah Road
Port Kennedy WA 6172

or send to email:


Vetwest South Perth, Perth, WA (posted 14th May)

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Vetwest South Perth is seeking an experienced, self-motivated veterinary nurse to join their awesome team!

South Perth is a busy hospital with a large team of vets and nurses. Every day is unique with a good range of surgeries and medical cases to keep things interesting. The successful candidate must display initiative and want the opportunity to nurse at a higher level, utilising their existing skills as well as learning more. They must enjoy keeping busy and working hard but at the same time having fun!

About you


The successful applicant will possess the ability to:

The Benefits:

About us:

Vetwest Animal Hospitals are committed to providing excellence in veterinary care. Our aim is to provide a friendly work environment with an emphasis on high standards of care and continuing education.

Our South Perth hospital is a purpose built, fully-equipped hospital and provides a great working environment which is busy, stimulating and well managed.

The hospital offers:

Please apply online at

Vet24, Balcatta, Perth WA (posted 12th May)

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Full Time/Part Time/Casual Veterinary Nurse shifts available.

New graduate nurses welcome to apply.

Are you dynamic, adaptable and enthusiastic? Vet24 are excited to offer you an opportunity to join our team in a very special, full time, part time or casual position. We are looking for nurses to work a variety of shift roles. At Vet24 you will receive the perfect balance between challenge and support, furthering your skills and experience in the veterinary industry.

Who are we?

Vet24 is a state-of-the-art 24-hour veterinary hospital. From its early beginnings as a small three-vet practice, Vet24 has grown to one of the largest and best equipped veterinary hospitals in WA. Our growth is testament to our high standards of care, stunning modern facilities and commitment to continued professional development within our very special team.

Feedback from a previous employee: I really enjoyed my time at this practice. This position would be ideal for someone who would like exposure to gold-standard care and see excellent GP and referral services.

Positions available: Full Time/Part Time/Casual - All positions welcomed

The ideal applicant will:

Why Vet24?

To apply:

Please send your cover letter and CV to:

To learn more about Vet24, please visit: or Facebook

Vetwest Yokine, Perth WA (posted 6th April)

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Veterinary Nurse - Full Time

We are looking for an experienced veterinary nurse to join our nursing team at Vetwest Yokine.


Vetwest Animal Hospitals is a leading and highly regarded multi-vet company. Across our 16 locations, Vetwest Animal Hospitals are committed to providing excellence in veterinary care. Our aim is to provide a friendly work environment with an emphasis on high standards of care and continuing education.

About you

The successful applicant will possess the ability to:

The Benefits

Apply Now!

Apply online with your CV & Cover Letter to:

Duncraig Veterinary Hospital, Northern Perth, WA (posted 30th April)

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Duncraig Veterinary Hospital - Duncraig, Perth, WA Position: Part time Senior Veterinary Nurse

We would like to welcome a new Experienced Veterinary Nurse to our close knit, diverse veterinary team.

This position will involve both surgical and reception duties.

Duncraig Vet is an established hospital, treating predominantly dogs and cats – although we do see the occasional exotic pet.

We pride ourselves in being friendly, empathetic, and offering a high quality of care to our patients.

We have great facilities, including digital and dental x-ray machines, a Vet tome, Idexx Catalyst One, and hydraulic surgical and consultation tables.

The person we are looking would possess the following:

We can offer a great many laughs, support, and the opportunity to work in our close knit family.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to via email to, addressed to Sherry Maxwell.

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