Veterinary Nurse Internship

Gatton, Australia
25 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Veterinary Science

Founded in 1936, the School of Veterinary Science has a rich history and a reputation for graduating self-reliant, independent and highly capable veterinarians with plenty of initiative and drive. The School has high quality facilities at the UQ Gatton Campus, providing the teaching, research and clinical infrastructure and resources to develop its strong reputation as a leading provider of veterinary training, research and clinical care. The school also maintains a Small Animal Hospital and Large Animal Clinic at Dayboro, north-west of Brisbane.

The Role

The primary purpose of this position is to, under supervision and with training related to Veterinary Teaching Hospital processes, provide support and assistance to veterinary staff and to assist Clinical Academics in the undergraduate teaching of veterinary and veterinary technology students in a clinical environment.

The Person

Applicants must have completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Veterinary Technology) and/or Bachelor of Veterinary Technology or Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing. You must have knowledge and skills set necessary to perform work in line with Animal Welfare considerations and the ability to learn and carry out clinic-specific protocols.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a full-time fixed term appointment of 12 months at level Hew level 3. The remuneration will be in the range $54,041.58  to $59,800.18 plus employer superannuation of 9.5%.

Position Description 

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To discuss this role, please contact Gary Fitzgerald, Lead Nurse  on +61 7 5460 1788 or email

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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