Part Time Night Nurse Position

Do you love cats? 

Are you an experienced and compassionate qualified Veterinary Nurse who would like to care for a variety of feline patients while they are hospitalised overnight in a feline only referral hospital?

Do you strive for challenges in a busy environment while maintaining gold standard patient care?

In partnership with Veterinary Specialist Services, we've proudly built a state-of-the-art cat only referral hospital, which began welcoming patients in January 2024. We have a dedicated team of amazing cat nurses and vets providing specialised, high-quality care for cats, in a purpose-built facility designed with them in mind.

We have a dedicated team of amazing cat nurses and vets providing specialised, high-quality care for cats and are passionate about providing our team with a working environment that is sustainable for them.  

The role includes but is not limited to:

  • Cat friendly interactions and handling. We never scruff.
  • Overnight Inpatient care for a variety of patients and conditions
  • Ensuring patient pain management protocols are adhered to.
  • Maintaining a high level of hygiene in all wards.
  • Demonstrate a compassionate, empathetic and caring approach to all feline patients.

After provided training, to care for our hyperthyroid cats who have received radioactive iodine treatment in our purpose-built treatment facility.

Why we hope you'll want to join us:

  • CSS has been established to focus on people, their careers and their development, and we want to provide a supportive learning environment, where you will also have access to further education and seminars, with the possibility of paid study leave.
  • Nurses are exposed to a wide range of interesting and diverse cases, where no two days are the same. Nurses are also encouraged to perform advanced nursing techniques. You will experience a supportive network of like-minded professionals, who are passionate about cats, as well as an offer of 7 nights per fortnight, to allow for work-life balance.

About Us:

Cat Specialist Services is a newly opened cat only referral hospital. It has been established by feline specialist Dr Rachel Korman, together with Veterinary Specialist Services. Cat Specialist Services is located directly adjacent to the long-standing VSS Underwood hospital.

At CSS, we strive to create an environment where people can do their best work with cats. We have a very diverse skill set and can offer just about all specialities, diagnostic modalities, and therapies across our practice group.

The Underwood hospital specifically has specialists, registrars, and residents in Feline Medicine, Small Animal Surgery, Anaesthesia, Cardiology, Emergency and Critical Care, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Oncology and Animal Physiotherapy. Our vets and nurses are involved in the industry with wide participation in professional groups, universities and continuing education courses. 

What we are looking for:

We are looking for experienced, qualified Veterinary Nurses to provide care to our hospitalised patients overnight. We have part time night nursing positions available for nurses and techs who are passionate about cats!

  • A friendly, easy-going, experienced veterinary nurse who loves cats.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of nursing experience in a busy general practice, or experience in a referral specialist hospital preferred, but not essential.
  • Certificate IV in veterinary nursing and/or BAppSc (Veterinary Technology) degree or equivalent.
  • Availability to work evenings, and weekends.
  • Someone who is comfortable working alone, knowing specialists and other skilled professionals are nearby, or just a phone call away.
  • Someone skilled in problem solving and decision making.
  • An organised nurse with high attention to detail, and great communication skills.
  • Someone passionate about delivering high standards of care for all patients.

If you're Interested? 

Please either submit your CV and a cover letter to us at, or contact Jennine Bennett (VSS HR Associate phone 07 3841 7011) if you'd like any more information.





Address 1-15 Lexington Rd,
Underwood, QLD, AU, 4119

PhonePh: 1300 228 377

Hours Monday-Friday: 8 am-6 pm
Saturday/Sunday - Closed

Veterinary Specialist Services