Full Time Day Nurse

Do you love cats? 


Are you an experienced and compassionate qualified Veterinary Nurse who would like to work in a busy environment where patient care is prioritised?  

Do you like daily challenges in a busy environment while maintaining gold standard patient care?

In partnership with Veterinary Specialist Services, we've proudly built a state-of-the-art cat only referral hospital, which began welcoming patients in January 2024. We have a dedicated team of amazing cat nurses and vets providing specialised, high-quality care for cats, in a purpose-built facility designed with them in mind.

We are looking for experienced qualified Veterinary Nurses to provide care to our patients. We have Full time nursing positions available for nurses and techs who are passionate about cats!

The role includes but is not limited to: 

  • Cat friendly interactions and handling. We never scruff.
  • Inpatient care for a variety of patients and conditions
  • Monitoring of anaesthetics, and assistance in procedures.
  • Ensuring patient pain management protocols are adhered to.
  • Maintaining a high level of hygiene in all wards.
  • Demonstrate a compassionate, empathetic and caring approach to all feline patients.

After provided training, to care for our hyperthyroid cats who have received radioactive iodine treatment in our purpose built treatment facility.

Why we hope you’ll want to join us:

  • We have established the company to try and focus on people, their careers and their development and we want to provide a supportive learning environment, where you will also have access to further education and seminars, with the possibility of paid study leave.
  • We encourage and support our nurses to learn and perform advanced nursing techniques.
  • Nurses are exposed to a wide range of interesting and diverse cases, where no two days are the same.
  • You will experience a supportive network of like-minded professionals.

About Us:

Cat Specialist Services is a newly opened cat only referral hospital. It has been established by feline specialist Dr Rachel Korman, together with Veterinary Specialist Services. Cat Specialist Services is located directly adjacent to the long-standing VSS Underwood hospital.

At CSS, we strive to create an environment where people can do their best work with cats. Our team is very passionate about delivering high standards of patient care whilst supporting each other and drinking coffee (or tea!).

We have a very diverse skill set and can offer just about all specialities, diagnostic modalities, and therapies across our practice group. The Underwood hospital specifically has specialists, registrars, and residents in Feline Medicine, Small Animal Surgery, Anaesthesia, Cardiology, Emergency and Critical Care, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Oncology and Animal Physiotherapy.

Our vets and nurses are involved in the industry with wide participation in professional groups, universities and continuing education courses. We are passionate about providing cat specific content for further education. 

What we are looking for:

  • A friendly, easy-going, experienced veterinary nurse who loves cats.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of nursing experience in a busy general practice, or experience in a referral specialist hospital preferred, but not essential.
  • Certificate IV in veterinary nursing and/or BAppSc (Veterinary Technology) degree or equivalent.
  • Availability to work during the day, and occasionally on weekends.
  • A team player. This means working with different personalities, work styles and methods, but with the same ultimate goal to provide the best care to cats.
  • A person who is adaptable and can embrace change we are a new hospital and there will be ongoing change to get our workplace as good as it can be!
  • Someone skilled in problem solving and decision making.
  • A multi-tasker who can navigate within a busy, multidisciplinary workplace.
  • An organised nurse with high attention to detail, and great communication skills.
  • Someone passionate about delivering high standards of care for all patients.

If you are interested? 

Please either submit your CV and a cover letter to us at hr@vss.net.au, or contact Jennine Bennett (VSS HR Associate - phone 07 3841 7011) if you’d like any more information.


To express your interest in this position give us a call on 07 3841 7011 or complete the form below. We welcome the opportunity to meet and discuss this role with you further.




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