Providing opportunities for students and graduates

We partner with hundreds of animal related businesses and organisations across Australia to prepare Animal Care and Veterinary Nursing students for a vocation in the animal industry.  These businesses and organisations regularly approach us when they are recruiting new employees for paid and voluntary positions. If you are currently looking for work or seeking a new opportunity we encourage you to bookmark this page and visit back regularly to check the positions vacant section. If you are a representative from a business or organisation, we encourage all of our partner veterinary practices, pet shops, equine facilities, shelters and other animal related organisations to forward their positions advertised to us.  Simply submit your JOB ADVERTISEMENT here  


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View our currently listed jobs below.

Western Australian Veterinary Emergency & Specialty (WAVES) Emergency Department is currently seeking a couple of casual animal attendants who will fit into our ever expanding emergency team to help us get through the busy summer period. We require someone with previous animal handling experience and the applicant must be a meticulous cleaner. At WAVES having the right attitude is very important so you must be a happy and bright individual who can liaise with all departments of the hospital and prioritise a busy workload.

The hours of work will range from 8am-2pm or 2pm-10pm on the weekends and public holidays. As working in an emergency facility can be confronting at times previous work within the veterinary field will be viewed favourably.

If you think this is the job for you then please send a copy of your resume to Chantelle via the email address; Please only continue the application process if you are available to work over the Christmas/New Year holidays of 2019/2020. 

VetPartners have over 100 veterinary practices located around Australia and in New Zealand including some well known practice groups such as Vetwest Animal Hospitals and AdelaideVets. VetPartners look for talented individuals who share a vision for caring for animals through the provision of high quality of care. Each practice in the VetPartners family is different, providing you with options to create a career path that spans across different interests, or even geographies. To find out about their current vacancies visit the VetPartners careers page VetPartners Careers Page

Greencross Vets is the largest provider of veterinary services in Australia and are continually seeking veterinary nursing staff that have a strong desire to practice quality medicine, excellent patient care and are dedicated to maintaining their professional skills at a high level. As well as seeking Veterinary Nurses they also advertise other positions online. To find out about their current vacancies visit the Greencross Careers Page

The Vet Connection East Fremantle

We are looking for a new junior member for our expanding team. 

This position is for an animal attendant in a friendly dog and cat Veterinary practice.

The applicant will possess the below qualities:

  • A friendly and positive attitude. 
  • Strong communication skills including spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Reliability and dedication to the role
  • Attention to detail
  • Fast learner
  • Efficient and possess good time management skills
  • A strong work ethic and ability to be flexible with working hours
  • Previous animal experience with your own pets or in other roles.
  • A gentle and caring approach to our patient
  • Ability to work efficiently, independently and as part of a collegiate team
  • Ability to maintain professional work conduct at all times
  • Excellent presentation

Although this is an entry level position consideration will be given to those aspiring to progress to higher education within our field.

We are offering:

  • A friendly and fun team to work with.
  • Primarily Monday to Friday working hours with the occasional weekend.
  • Training in a supportive environment. 
  • Full time (37.5 hours) per week.

To apply for the position please send your cover letter and C.V. to (The Vet Connection East Fremantle)

Please note due to the high volume of applicants only those shortlisted for the position will receive correspondence.




 The Vet Connection are looking for a qualified Veterinary Nurse who would love to join their small dedicated team. Find out more here…

We are a canine and feline only Veterinary Hospital with a premium client-focused culture located in the leafy streets of East Fremantle. 

Your week will largely involve nursing, with 1 – 2 reception shifts per week. Hours worked are full time however, three-quarter-time will be considered for the right person.

Our hospital has been recently renovated and is well equipped with Idexx laboratory equipment, Cornerstone software, Surgivet anaesthesia monitoring, digital xray, dental xray, dedicated cat and dog wards and more.


Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Supervising the flow of the day
  • Assisting with medical and surgical cases
  • Performing blood collection, lab work, IV catheterisation
  • Assisting with dentistry including taking radiographs
  • Assisting with radiography
  • Assisting with patient care aligning with fear free practice techniques
  • Assisting surgeons in theatre
  • Monitor anaesthesia during surgery and recovery
  • Teaching student nurses
  • Liaising with specialist referral centres
  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of practice procedures
  • Providing excellent and compassionate customer service to our clients


We are looking for someone who has:

  • A sense of urgency when preforming daily duties and assisting the Veterinary team
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills
  • Strong personal leadership
  • Exceptional customer service and strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • The desire to teach
  • New graduates will be considered for this position


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Looking for a non-clinical career?

Would you like a Trainee Veterinary Recruitment role with Vetlink Employment Service?

Vetlink is Australia’s leading veterinary recruitment company. Vetlink places vets and vet nurses into locum and permanent positions in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and other countries.

Attributes/Skills required:

  • Good interpersonal skills Lots of energy
  • Self-motivated
  • High standard of English and grammar
  • Ability to write well Well-developed IT skills (Microsoft products)

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Assist our veterinary recruiters
  • Data entry
  • Preparation of applications
  • Drafting job adverts and emails
  • Manage information and more…


  • Work with a small friendly team.
  • The new office is a turn of the century, fully renovated, building in Mosman Park, Western Australia. It is well located between the river and the sea and near the train and shops. It has a garden and generous veranda.

We also have a job available in our Sydney office (Assistance with relocation available)

Hours: 38 hours per week

At Vetlink, you work hard and have a lot of fun. It is essential that you like chocolate and cake!!!

Salary: $55 000pa plus superan plus uncapped commission.

Please only apply if you are an Australia Citizen or Resident or have a suitable work visa.

To apply please email an application letter and CV to

Organisation:  Spearwood Veterinary Hospital Job Title: Casual Vet Nurse Location:  Spearwood | Perth | Western Australia Type of work:  General veterinary Nursing Hours:  Casual After hours: None Salary: on application

Looking for a qualified and experienced veterinary nurse to join our friendly team. Casual hours to begin, with the possibility of permanency for the right candidate. Please submit all enquiries via email to Michelle at  

Organisation:  VIP Veterinary Centre Job Title: Kennel Hand Location:  Landsdale | Perth | Western Australia Type of work:  General Kennel hand duties Hours:  Casual 10-15 hours per week After hours: None Salary: on application

VIP Veterinary centre, in Lansdale has a casual kennel hand position available, approximately 10-15 hours a week initially.

They are seeking someone who is studying their Cert IV in vet nursing, with the possibility of full time hours as a nurse to cover maternity leave early next year.

Please send covering letter and resume to  and address letter to Kylie or Helen.

Organisation:  Greencross Vets Booragoon Job Title: Veterinary Nurse Location:  Booragoon | Perth | Western Australia Type of work: General Veterinary Nurse duties Hours: Approx 17 hours per week Salary: on application

A new Greencross veterinary hospital is opening south of the river and we are looking for a qualified veterinary nurse to join us.

Initially, it will be a part time role, which would then hopefully expand as the practice grows.

The role would be approximately 17 hours per week (over Wed, Thurs, Fridays and some Saturdays) and would require some flexibility.


Applicants please apply to

Phone: 6500 3014

Job Posted  20th September 2018

Organisation:  Kenwick Veterinary Hospital Job Title: Veterinary Nurse Location:  Kenwick | Perth | Western Australia Type of work: General Veterinary Nurse duties including surgery support, reception, uppy pre-school classes and rehabilitation support Hours: Full Time After hours: None Salary: on application We are a small animal practice based south of the river and open 7 days a week. We pride ourselves on keeping up to date with equipment and being able to offer our patients a high standard of care and service. We are seeking a enthusiastic experienced nurse who can join our team. Our focus is providing excellent care to both our clients and their pets, therefore we are seeking a nurse who is like minded in providing a great service. We are currently building a Pet Rehabilitation and Wellness Centre due to open within the next 3 months, so a keen interest in this field would be desirable. Must hold a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Puppy Preschool experience preferred. Competent using Idexx blood analysis machine & digital Xrays. APPLICATIONS: 

Applicants are to apply by email only. Please submit a cover letter and resume addressed to Mandy Wroe to email address:

Job Posted  24th July 2018

Organisation:  Forrestfield and High Wycombe Veterinary Hospitals Job Title: Vet Nurse Location:  Forrestfield and High Wycombe | Perth | Western Australia Type of work:  Veterinary Nurse Hours: Full Time After hours: None Salary: available on application FULL-TIME Vet Nurse position available in our 2 busy Small Animal Hospitals. Starting from December 2017  Position is for FULLY QUALIFIED Cert IV Vet nurse. HOWEVER, would consider trainee nurse near completion of Cert IV on Part Time basis with position becoming Full time on completion of Qualification, if performance suitable) Some experience PREFERABLE APPLICATIONS:  IN WRITING only to The Managers: Email:  

Organisation:  Vetlink Job Title: Vet Nurse – Admin Location:  Mosman Park | Perth | Western Australia Type of work:  Admin Hours: Full Time After hours: None Salary: $50 000pa plus superannuation. Would you like to work at Vetlink? The successful candidate will be responsible for invoicing, data entry, overdue accounts, and general admin/office work to support the consultants. Essential Criteria:

  • Highly organised
  • Strong attention to detail

The office:

  • Beautiful building currently under renovation
  • Well located and close to train, cafes, and shops
  • Ample parking
  • Close proximity to river and beach


  • Friendly team and supportive environment
  • Excellent training
  • Opportunity to learn, grow and develop new skills
  • Car parking available
  • Coffee and cake
  • No weekends.

There is the opportunity to progress to a recruiting role. Contact Person: Mark Eagleton at Vetlink Email: Free call (Australia): 1800 991 993 Free call (New Zealand): 0800 543 538 Free call (United Kingdom): 0800 917 8558 Phone: +61 8 9430 9990