Veterinary Nurse Fulltime Position

The role:

In this full time role you will provide high quality surgical nursing care for patients that require advanced surgical and diagnostic procedures, including orthopaedics, neurosurgery, minimally invasive surgery, soft tissue, and reconstructive surgery. 


Who we are:

  • Veterinary Specialist Services is a small animal referral hospital delivering high quality patient care for over 20 years.

  • We have a strong focus of providing gold standard treatment for pets in the fields of internal medicine, cardiology, dermatology, ophthalmology, surgery, oncology, critical care, dentistry, nursing, and support services.

  • We employ a team of fun and focussed individuals from diverse backgrounds.

  • We are involved in the industry with wide participation in professional groups, universities, continuing education courses. 


What we offer:

  • Very competitive rates of pay.

  • 9 day work fortnight.

  • One free ticket to our Annual Conference (March each year).

  • Access to in-house and external professional development and mentoring opportunities.

  • A values-based team culture.

  • An opportunity to work alongside team members who are internationally recognised for their skills and experience and with others who are highly skilled and experienced in their profession.


Who you are: 

  • A nurse with a Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing or a Veterinary Technologist degree with a keen interest in surgery, anaesthesia and training with a minimum of 3 years post certification experience surgical nurse.

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills; the ability to provide coaching, mentoring and interact with individuals at all levels in the organisation

  • A team player with a strong work ethic, willing to assist your colleagues with training and continuing education with the aim that all nurses have the potential to progress in their career and learn to achieve their potential. 

  • Good problem-solving and decision-making skills, resourceful and the ability to effectively respond to new and dynamic situations and circumstances

  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills with the ability to independently manage multiple priorities and regular deadlines.



Please submit your CV and a cover letter to us at HR@vss.net.au


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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