Veterinary Nurse (Surgery)

Veterinary Nurse (Surgery)

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • $2000 sign on bonus! (Cert IV + 2 years min surgery experience)
  • Work with experienced surgeons

 JCUVet is a multi-disciplinary hospital providing clinical tuition, guidance and mentoring to final year veterinary students. Based at the JCU Campus, our friendly teams offer primary and referral services to Townsville and the surrounding communities.

Our vets and nurses interact regularly with specialists and academics from various disciplines. In addition, we offer modern facilities with two full surgery theatres and contemporary veterinary skills and experience at hand through our surgeons and specialist surgeons.  We work together to ensure that every patient is offered the best care possible.

This role supports our experienced surgery veterinarian and visiting specialist surgeons.  The successful candidate will be interested in the learning on offer and the opportunity to progress their career.  Cert IV Nursing with a minimum of two years’ surgery nursing experience is required to be eligible for the sign on bonus.  We will consider qualified nurses with less experience, however the sign on bonus will not apply.

We are pleased to offer:

  • Monday to Friday day work
  • Full time permanent role
  • Competitive pay
  • $2000 sign on bonus paid after 3 successful months’ (see T&C’s)
  • Annual CPD Allowance
  • Access to in-house learning opportunities
  • Generous discounts on pet procedures and products

Townsville is perfectly positioned within relative proximity to Cairns and the Whitsundays, We are a vibrant city with a world class stadium, choice of dining and entertainment options, quality schools and some of the best hiking, fishing, snorkelling, diving and boating in Australia.  Not to mention affordable housing options all within a short drive of work.

Position description can be fund in the link below:

PD Veterinary Nurse SUR Ver1 101220

If you have what we are looking for, you will fast track your learning while working for us.  Please send a cover letter and resume to The Clinical Coordinator, Elizabeth Bertram at

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