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Veterinary Nurse / Vet liaison


More Than A Team

We're a high-performance family committed to delivering gold-standard care. Our
shared passion revolves around the health and happiness of our furry companions.
Our commitment is not only evident in what we achieve but also in how we achieve it.

Why Us?
Be an integral part of an AVA-accredited Hospital of Excellence.
Join an empowered team that thrives on collaboration and development with awards such as: 

  • Lincoln Institute Leadership Accredited Employers of Choice 2023 – 2024

  • Lincoln Institute Best Lead Practice Award Finalist 2022

  • Lincoln Institute Best Lead Practice Award Highly Commended Finalist 2021

  • Lincoln Institute Best Lead Practice Award Highly Commended Finalist 2019

  • Lincoln Institute Australia’s Best Team Leader Award 2022 runner-up - Nurse Manager Olivia

  • Lincoln Institute Australia’s Best Team Leader Award 2023 First place across Australasia - Practice Manager Tanya

Work in a modern, purpose-built clinic designed for success.
Experience diverse opportunities for learning and skill expansion.
Make a genuine impact on the lives of pets and their families.

About Our Cutting-Edge Clinic Experience excellence at our purpose-built veterinary clinic in picturesque SouthEast Queensland. As proud bearers of the ASAV accreditation for Hospital of Excellence, we standout. Our advanced facility is more than just a workplace – it's a hub for top-tier care for our beloved pets.

Our Values…
Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Grit, Growth and Accountability.

The Role

Are you a veterinary nurse looking for more than just a job? At Ripley Veterinary Hospital, we’re shaking things up and setting new standards in patient care. We're on the hunt for a passionate full-time Veterinary Nurse to join our award-winning team.

About You:

  • Experience: At least 12 months in the field.

  • Qualifications: Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing or Bachelor of Veterinary Technology (or working towards completion).

  • Traits: Initiative, attention to detail, and a thirst for knowledge.

  • Ambition: Ready to go beyond routine tasks and advance your career.

  • Client Skills: Love interacting with clients and enhancing their consulting experience.

What Makes Us Different:

  • Purpose-built: beautiful clinic built in 2018

  • ASAV Accredited: where excellence is standard.

  • Focused Nursing: Dedicated receptionists so you can do what you do best.

  • Culture First: Strong team values with a strict no-bitching policy.

  • Award-Winning: Multiple "Employer of Choice" Awards from the Lincoln Institute.

  • Ongoing Training: Monthly in-house leadership training.

  • Skill Utilization: Use all your skills, from radiography to dental prophylaxis and more.

  • Career Growth: We invest in your personal and clinical development.

The Diverse Role:
Consult Nursing: Educate pet owners, perform osteoarthritis consults, nail trims, anal glands, and more.

Veterinary Liaison: Work closely with vets to streamline care and ensure efficient consultations.

Surgical Nursing: Monitor anaesthesia, manage post-op care, and ensure pets are safe and comfortable.

Puppy Preschool: Lead classes with your fellow team members on a rotational basis, helping new pet owners get off to a great start.

Salary: Award Plus— Your diverse skills are invaluable to our team.

Shifts: Full-time, Monday - Friday with rotational Saturday shifts.

Hear from Our Nurses:
“I enjoy working at Ripley because I have the opportunity to expand my knowledge and skills through continuous challenges. Some of my favorite tasks include intubation, drawing blood, placing catheters, taking radiographs, and performing dental procedures, just to name a few!” Rylee- Veterinary Nurse

“I like being a nurse at Ripley Vet as I have the opportunity to create a safe and fear free environment for our stressful patients.” Chloe – Veterinary Nurse

“What I love about my job is building lasting relationships with clients and their beloved pets” Yasmin -Veterinary Nurse

“I love that we all work together well as a team and even on the busy days we can make each other laugh and have fun.” Brittney -Veterinary Nurse

How to Apply

Ready to Join Us?
Submit your resume and cover letter to our Nursing Manager Olivia Kretschmer at and take the next step in your career. Or please feel free to stop by the clinic for a chat.

Be part of something special. Apply today and discover the Ripley Veterinary Hospital difference!

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