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Veterinary Nurse (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh, Vietnam


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on

Would you like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.  

Your contribution will be

  • Supporting the veterinarian with all veterinary related procedures such as examinations and other procedures, including quarantine management and emergency care on-site or at other facilities
  • Preparing veterinary equipment and supplies for all veterinary procedures including routine and emergency examinations, animal rescues and transport as well as quarantine facilities
  • Maintaining the veterinary clinic according to international hygiene standards
  • Managing and maintaining veterinary equipment, pharmacy and supplies


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Fluent in Vietnamese and English, written and spoken
  • Experience as human/veterinary nurse or previous work with wildlife is preferable but not essential
  • Diligent attitude, exceptional attention to detail
  • High level of responsibility and personal drive
  • Flexibility to travel and work on weekends and public holidays on occasion and at short notice
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS vision and mission


Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • An animal friendly, dynamic and pleasant working environment in a motivated team
  • Occasional business travel
  • A modern leadership culture and promotion of training measures


FOUR PAWS works towards a world filled with respect, empathy and understanding for animals and believes in the same values for people: we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply as we welcome everyone who wants to support our mission. Please contact if you require assistance applying to this position.

All interested individuals are invited to submit their applications for the position. Please note that in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, having a valid work permit for the respective country or being eligible to obtain one is a requirement for this position prior to commencing employment.

Be part of a good cause and apply for your next professional challenge with your CV and cover letter in English to:


Ms. Quang Hong Phuong

Senior HR Manager

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